Ph. D. (Computer Science)

Doctor of Philosophy in the subject of Computer Science is a minimum 3 years programme offered by the Department. The Ph. D. (Computer Science) course admission took place at the Department of Computer Science after declaration of the result of the Ph.D Entrance Test (PET) which is conducted by the University of Mumbai.

After qualifying the PET Examination the Department conduct the Interview. The qualifying student of PET and the student who taken exemption from PET are required to fill the Application form for Interview of Ph.D. Admission within 15 days from the declaration of the PET result. The Department will decide the date of the interview, subject to the availability of the seats. The selected students are required to take provision admission in the Department and send the proposal for the Topic Approval.

Eligibility for Entrance Test: Candidates appearing for Sem-III/IV of the post-graduate programmes may be allowed to appears for PET. However, their PET results shall be valid only after successfully clearing the post-graduate programmes (with 55% marks for general category students and 50% marks for reserved category students)

Syllabus for the Entrance Test: The syllabus for PET in a given subject shall be the various topics in the Compulsory/Core subjects/papers for the Post Graduate Degree Level Programme of the University of Mumbai for that subject

VCD/Circulars: VCD /947 of 2018 dated 15th December 2018.

Intake Capacity & Reservation

The Intake capacity of the Department for M.Sc. (Computer Science) is 28 Stduents.

For International Students, 15% quota in addition to the sanctioned intake of seats has been granted vide University circular no. Aff./Recog.I/232 of 2011 dated 30th July, 2011.  Intake-40 Students * 15% = 6 Foreign Students

The provision of 2 (two) supernumerary seats for students from Jammu & Kashmir are made vide University circular no. Aff./ICC/2012-13/22 dated 8th January, 2013.

The reservation in the seats is as per the rules and regulations of Government of Maharashtra and University of Mumbai


Ph.D. (1st Year) Ph.D. (2nd Year & Onwards)
GEN/DT/NT/OBC/SBC Category INR   20395.00 GEN/DT/NT/OBC/SBC Category INR   19370.00
SC/ST Category INR       495.00 SC/ST Category INR       470.00
Foreign Student INR   36395.00 Foreign Student INR   35370.00