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PhD

After Masters

This is the guide for the students who aspire to pursue their research careers at top universities of the world. Ph.D. from abroad (i.e., Ph.D. from the USA, Ph.D. from the UK, Ph.D. from Canada, Ph.D. from Australia and New Zealand). This is a great opportunity to develop yourself both personally and academically.

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Why PhD from Abroad?
PhD from abroad has many advantages for the students. There are many students who do not even know that PhD from abroad is free and that they do not need to spend money to do PhD from abroad. There are a lot of fully-funded PhD positions in abroad countries like the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand. Universities could offer good funding, better laboratory equipment, and more experienced supervisors. They could contribute to greater career prospects by providing you with more opportunities to write publications, attend conferences and collaborate with other researchers. All of these will help you establish yourself as a respectable researcher within your field.


Procedure to Apply for PhD position abroad​​​​​​​
Most universities throughout the world will require the following things for the PhD:

Online Application – This is an electronic application form with all of your details and supporting documents. After providing all the details one needs to pay the application fees if required.
Transcripts – Most universities need a scanned copy of your transcripts when applying. It is a document that has your marks for all the semester on one sheet.
Academic CV – This is a very important document for your admission. CV can be 2-3 pages long and contains all the information about your educational background
Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement – Again a very important document that outlines all of your skills and your motivation to pursue your doctoral studies.
Cover Letter – Generally it is required in European universities that outlines your technical skills and answer the question of why you are the best fit for a particular PhD position.
Letters of Recommendation – this should preferably be provided by your professor who teaches you, supervise you, and knows you well.
Required exams

Required exams

In most countries, English is not the first language, then universities will require you to submit an English language proficiency test score. The most common exams, in order of popularity, are:
1.IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems)
2.TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

The minimum score required for these exams varies from university to university. Sometimes, if your previous education is in the English language, these exams can be waived off by the university. Apart from the English proficiency exam, some universities ask for the aptitude exam too. The most common aptitude exams, in order of popularity, are:
1. GRE (Graduate Record Exam)
2. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
While GRE is the most common aptitude exam (valid in USA, Europe, Singapore), sometimes universities accept GATE exam as well instead of GRE (NUS Singapore, NTU Singapore, TU Munich and RWTH).

How to Apply for PhDs in the USA

How to Apply for PhDs in the USA

The duration of PhD in the USA is generally around 4.5 years for an international student. There is two admission session in US universities i.e Fall and Spring. In addition to the English language exams, international applicants will also need to write the GRE General Exam and GRE Subject Exam (for master’s in science students). The GRE Subject Exam(s) you will need to undertake will be specific to your field and will be specified by the university as part of their edibility requirements.
Securing a PhD position in the United States is considered relatively difficult compared to other countries. As a result, it is commonly recommended that you apply to at least six different universities to increase your chances of securing a position.

How to Apply for PhDs in Europe

How to Apply for PhDs in Europe

For UK universities, there are generally two ways of applying. You can either apply directly through the university’s website or you can make an application through the UCAS Postgraduate system. In Spain, Italy and Germany, before applying to a PhD you will first need to pass a pre-application process. This involves checking that your qualifications meet their eligibility requirements. Before undergoing this pre-screening process, it would be beneficial to first speak to your government. They may offer advice on how your countries qualification system corresponds to the qualification system in the country hosting the PhD.
Once you’ve made your application, the university will review it and get in contact with you. For most EU institutions, they will invite you for a Skype or telephone interview with them if they believe you may be a suitable candidate.

How Yourpedia will help you?

How Yourpedia will help you?

There is a certain procedure to pursue Ph.D. from those top universities. Yourpedia highly qualified mentors from top institutes help students to increase their selection probability. We are happy to guide students for abroad PhDs according to their temperament and educational background. If you have any of the below-mentioned questions in your mind, give us a call. We are happy to answer all your queries.
1. Why should I do a Ph.D. from abroad?
2. How should I apply to study Ph.D. in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand?
3. How should I contact the professor to seek a Ph.D. position?
4. How should I find a professor for my Ph.D. research from abroad?
5. What should be my bachelor's or master's GPA/percentage for getting admission to Ph.D. from abroad?
6. How many research papers are required for getting admission to top universities in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand?
7. Which exam I should prepare for doing PhD in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand?
8. How much do I need to score in GRE, TOEFL, and IELTS to get admission in PhD from abroad?
9. How to write a good SOP, cover letter, motivation letter, research statement, etc?
10. Do I need to email the professor to join the PhD program?
11. How much does it cost to do PhD from abroad?
12. How to apply for full scholarships for PhD from abroad?
13. Is my IELTS score valid for PhD in the USA?
14. Do I need to take GRE for PhD in Europe?
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