ADMISSIONS

Apply to FLAME

Inquire and know more about the program

Please explore the FLAME website to know more about the program. For any additional information or clarification, you may post an enquiry on the FLAME University website (www.flame.edu.in/contact-us/admission-enquiry) and our counsellor will get in touch with you. You may also call us on our toll free number 1-800-209-4567 or 919619909682 for any assistance.

Register on the FLAME University website

Please register on the FLAME University website (apply.flame.edu.in) to create your user account. You will get an auto generated e-mail with your log in information. Use this log in information to apply to FLAME.

Apply to FLAME University

FLAME University has an online application process. You are required to provide information such as your personal contact details, educational qualifications, work experience, achievements/ extracurricular activities, a brief outline of proposed research, statement of purpose, latest curriculum vitae and national/international level tests scores (if any).
You will be required to upload your recent passport size photograph (.JPG or .PNG format, file size less than 5 MB) and scanned copies (self-attested) of the below-mentioned documents in support of your application.

  • Copy of 10th standard (or equivalent) mark sheet
  • Copy of 10th standard (or equivalent) certificate
  • Copy of 12th standard (or equivalent) mark sheet
  • Copy of 12th standard (or equivalent) certificate
  • Copy of Graduation mark sheets (all years/ semesters/ trimesters) and degree certificate
  • Copies of Postgraduation mark sheets (all years/ semesters/ trimesters) and degree certificate
  • Copies of any other educational qualification mark sheet and certificate
  • Copy of national level test scorecard (CSIR/UGC-JRF/NET), if available
  • Copies of all other certificates (e.g. work experience), transcripts, and testimonials (optional, but these documents may have relevance in assessing your candidature)

Please complete all mandatory details carefully and accurately.
You need not complete the application form in one sitting. You can save and return to the application form as many times as required, but before making the payment of application fee.

Payment of application fee

Your application will be considered incomplete till an application fee of INR 2,000 is paid by you. The application fee can be paid through either of the following modes:

  • Online
    Debit Card, Credit Card (All major cards, except American Express), Netbanking, Wallet, UPI, etc.
  • Demand Draft (DD)
    Please make a DD in favour of "FLAME University", payable at Pune. In the application form, you can mention the DD details (such as the DD number, Bank, and Date). After submission of the application, please send the DD (with your name, program, and application number mentioned on the backside of DD) to FLAME University’s mailing address (Foundation for Liberal And Management Education, 401, Phoenix Commercial Complex, Bund Garden, Opp. Residency Club, Pune - 411001, Maharashtra, India).
  • Purchase of scratch card from counsellors
    You may directly pay the application fee by cash to any of the FLAME University’s admission counsellors by purchasing a scratch card voucher. Please fill the number mentioned on the scratch card in the application form to proceed for submission.

Note: Application fee is non-refundable.

Submission of application

Once you have made the payment, you can submit the application form. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with your application number. You will receive a PDF copy of your completed application form by email, on your registered email id. Well before the selection process, you will receive an email with details regarding date, time and other instructions with respect to the PhD FEAT (if applicable) and/or Personal Interview.
In the weeks subsequent to your application submission, we will send you important information regarding your application status. Please check your registered e-mail account regularly, and keep visiting our application portal.

Entrance test scores/PhD FEAT

Applicants who have qualified CSIR/UGC – NET/JRF will be exempted from taking the entrance test.
If the applicant does not have the above-mentioned test scores, they can opt for PhD FEAT (FLAME Entrance Aptitude Test). Please check with the Admissions Office for the acceptance of scores in the doctoral program applied for. If the applicant opts for PhD FEAT, we will communicate the details of the test such as time, date and other relevant instructions to appear for the online test via email.

About PhD FEAT (FLAME Entrance Aptitude Test)

PhD FEAT (FLAME Entrance Aptitude Test) is an online examination conducted by FLAME University for admission to its doctoral program.
As mentioned above, PhD FEAT is optional for applicants who have qualified CSIR/UGC-NET/JRF.
PhD FEAT is of 120 minutes duration and is divided into 2 sections, as given below:

  • Section 1: Research Aptitude (60 minutes)
  • Section 2: Subject Test (60 minutes)

Personal Interview (PI)

A panel of experts will conduct the personal interview.
To appear for the interview, you are required to carry your AADHAR card/PAN card/Passport. This will serve as an identity proof for you to attend the personal interview. Only originals shall be treated as valid proof of identity. You are required to keep the same handy during the entire admission process. In case of online process, please ensure that you start at your scheduled time communicated to you.

Selection and declaration of result

FLAME University shall evaluate your candidature based on different selection criteria as detailed in the selection process. If you are selected, you will receive an official communication from FLAME University along with a copy of your admission offer letter by email.

Acceptance of the offer

Selected candidates need to accept their admissions offer within the validity period. Required information will be detailed in your admission offer letter. You need to:

  • Confirm the offer of admission, login to the FLAME application portal, select ‘Accept Admission Offer’, and
  • Pay the fees as mentioned in the offer letter

Fees can be paid through the following modes:

  • Net Banking
  • Demand Draft (DD)
    Please make a DD in favour of "FLAME University", payable at Pune. In the acceptance form, you can mention the DD details (such as the DD number, Bank, and Date). After submission, send the DD (with your name, program, and application number mentioned on the backside of DD) to FLAME University’s mailing address (Foundation for Liberal And Management Education, 401, Phoenix Commercial Complex, Bund Garden, Opp. Residency Club, Pune - 411001, Maharashtra, India).

Enrolment to FLAME University

We will communicate all the necessary information about your joining such as reporting date and time, academic calendar, housing details, documents to be submitted during enrolment, items to bring to campus, and induction schedule before the commencement of the program.
Please check your registered e-mail and your user account regularly.

Re-application

FLAME encourages those applicants who have been rejected/ wait-listed in first instance to re-apply during the next admission cycle, where you may add some of the factors you might have missed in your previous application. Your application will be treated and assessed as a fresh application. You will have to pay the application fee again during re-application. You will be allowed to re-apply only once. Kindly note, while re-applying please don’t use the email id which is already registered on the FLAME University application portal.
Re-application is not permitted if your first application was rejected on the basis of your credentials being misrepresented.

Misrepresentation of information

FLAME University will NOT tolerate any instance of falsification of information. Your admission shall immediately stand cancelled and fees forfeited in case it is discovered at any stage that any of the information submitted by you was falsified. We will verify your original certificates or mark sheets supporting your application at the time of enrolment.

Withdrawal of admission and fee refund

If for some reason, you would like to withdraw your admission, your program fees will be refunded after deducting INR 5,000/-, provided such a request is received on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as per the details given in the PhD admission offer letter.

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SYLLABUS for PhD FEAT

Research Aptitude section will include questions on vocabulary, grammar, sentence correction, composition, comprehension, Reasoning (Mathematical and Logical), Data Interpretation and Research Methods.

Subject Test in Economics, Management, Psychology, and Sociology will broadly cover the syllabus of UGC NET exam.

In the area of Humanities, the subject test will broadly cover the syllabus of the UGC NET exam for English for those with research interests related to literary and cultural studies. For applicants with interests related to philosophy, the test will cover the syllabus of UGC NET for philosophy.

For Data Science, the syllabus will be undergraduate mathematics (Differential and Integral Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability and Random Variables, Statistics) at the BSc/B.Tech. level with emphasis on applications along with questions on programming aptitude.

For Environmental Studies, the test shall cover questions from Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation; Energy; Pollution, Geo Information System & Remote Sensing; Climate Change; Impact Assessment; Environmental Ethics & Justice; Development & Sustainability; Environmental Law and Policy.