Ph.D Entrance Test (PET)

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

Vadodara, Gujarat, India

::::: HOW TO APPLY ( ONLINE ) :::::

Steps for submission of Online Application Form

  • Candidates must read the 'ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA' carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for PET before filling the online application and depositing examination fee. Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed information available on PET website and also advertisement published in the Local Newspapers.
  • Step 1 - Pay Examination Fee in State Bank of India - using SB Collect Facility at
  • Candidate has to visit the State Bank of India website for fee payment. Examination fee can be paid only through online mode using SB Collect facility of State Bank of India at the following link on website:
  • Click Checkbox to accept 'Terms & conditions'. Then click on 'Proceed' to next screen.
  • Select State as 'Gujarat'. Select Type of Category as 'Educational Institutions' and then Click on 'Go'
  • Select the Educational Institutions Name as 'PET – The M S University of Baroda'. Click on 'Submit'
  • Select the relevant 'payment category'.
  • Follow on screen instructions for payment of requisite fee and print examination fee receipt generated after successful transaction.
  • The detailed instruction for fee payment are available on our website : - SBCollect Fee Payment Instruction
  • Candidates should note down and preserve SB Collect Reference Number for online registration of their application form.
  • Candidate seeking admission to PET must apply online through a link "Apply Online" available under Candidate's Login Account on the PET website:
  • After complition of Step - I, from / on next working day of Payment of Examination Fee, Candidate has to visit the PET website and provide SB Collect Reference Number and Mobile Number to "LOGIN" his / her account for filling up his / her Online Applicaion Form.
  • Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format and should not be more than 100kb.
  • On providing correct SB Collect Reference Number and Mobile Number, candidate can fill up the Application Form Online. Please fill correct information carefully in the online application form and follow the on screen instructions for filling up application form. Confirm that your Name, Fee Details, Subject, Centre, Category, Physically or Visually disability, recent passport size photo scanned in JPEG format and not be more then 100kb and all other details filled are correct. Otherwise no correction will be made after you submit the application form. PET Office will not be responsible for loss arising out of these to the candidates.
  • After successful submission and confirmation, the candidate should take printout of filled online Application Form on A-4 size paper only. It is mandatory for the candidate to keep and preserve printout of filled online Application Form with him/her for future reference.
  • The payment of examination fee (step - I) and Online Registration (step - II) for PET (on/from next working day of payment of fee) is mandatory.
  • Please note that Fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.
  • Due to Technical or any other reason, if the Scanned passport (pp) size photograph uploaded by candidate does not appear / printed properly on Print out of Online Application form, Candidates are requested to send the registration details withScanned passport (pp) size photograph immediately on E-Mail:
  • The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card also along with their printout of online Examination Hall Ticket on the day of examination.
  • The candidate should note that the printout of online Application Form, fee payment receipt or any other certificate or document is not required to be sent to Ph.D Entrance Test office, Vadodara before he / she is declared as qualified in the PET.
  • After declaration result of PET, if candidate is declared as qualified, printout of online Application Form have to be mandatorily submitted along with the fee payment receipt, Hall Ticket and other certificates at the time of document verification at Ph.D Entrance test office, Vadodara.
  • It may be pointed out that getting application confirmation, downloading Examination Hall Ticket and noting of seating arrangement/venue of PET from the PET website shall be the sole responsibility of candidate only. PET Agency will not be held responsible in this regard.
  • Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. The mere fact that Online Application Form and Examination Fee accepted and Hall Ticket issued to a candidate will not imply that PET Agency has accepted his / her candidature. Their candidature will be deemed final only upon verification of eligibility conditions with reference to the claims made in their application, after the result of PET. In the event a candidate being found ineligible at any stage for the award / certificate due to any reason (including unintentional computer error or printer’s devil etc.), he / she will be declared as not-qualified in PET Examination and PET certificate will be withdrawn.
  • In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early. PET Agency will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature.