Ph.D Entrance Test (PET)

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Two Mandatory Steps for Online Application For PET Examination

  • 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
  • Candidate has to visit PET website : for fee payment. Examination fee and Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST), as applicable, can be paid only through Online mode by Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking.
  • Follow on screen instructions for payment of requisite fee and print examination fee receipt generated after successful transaction.
  • Candidates should note down and preserve Order Number and SBIepay Reference ID for Online registration of their application form (Step - 2).
  • In case, Candidate forget to note down Order Number or SBIepay Reference ID, He/She can find it on the link available on website.
  • Step  2 - Register Online for PET Examination
  • Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format and should not be more than 100kb.
  • Candidate has to visit the PET website (after approximate 30 minutes after successful fee payment )and provide Order Number and SBIepay Reference ID to "LOGIN" his / her account for filling up his / her Online Application Form for PET Examination by clicking "Apply Online" button available under candidate's Login Account.
  • 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 Examination is mandatory. It is sole responsibility of candidate to complete both the steps. No Email / SMS correspondence will be communicated from PET Office Vadodara to any successful or unsuccessful Fee Payment Transaction or Application Form Registration.
  • 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 with Scanned passport (pp) size photograph immediately on E-Mail:
  • 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.
  • 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 office, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda will not be responsible for network problems or any other technical problem of this nature during Application Form Registration.