Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala PhD Admission 2013

Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala PhD Admission 2013

Mahatma Gandhi University

Priyadarsini Hills P.O, Kottayam Kerala-686560 Tel: +91-481-2731050

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Admission Notice 2013

(Ph.D) Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Admission 2013

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for registration for research leading to Ph.D. Degree of this University as per the Revised Regulations for Ph.D. Registration and Award of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy 2010-2012

Eligibility: A candidate who has passed the Post-graduate Examination in any discipline of Mahatma Gandhi University or of other Universities recognized as equivalent thereto securing not less than 55% marks in the aggregate are eligible to apply for registration for Ph.D.

For SC/ST candidates, the minimum marks required for application is 50% in the aggregate in the Post graduate exam

MBBS, BAMS, BHMS and BDS degree holders who have secured not less than 50% marks for their final examinations are also eligible to apply for registration for Ph.D.

CA qualified candidates, that is, a person whose name has been entered as a member in the Register maintained either by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or by the Institute of Cost and Work Accountants of India are eligible to apply

Mode of Admission:

Admission to the Ph.D programmes will be made on the basis of the qualifying degree marks; a written aptitude test; and an interview

Aptitude test and interview:

Applicants who acquire 50 % marks in the written test will be called for the interview

SC/ST candidates require 45% marks in the written test

Applications for admission to Ph.D programme in the University Departments/Inter University Centres shall be made to the Head of the Department concerned

Applications for admission to the approved Research Centres shall be made to the Registrar

Written test:

The following categories of candidates are exempted from appearing for the written aptitude test

Candidates who have become qualified in the JRF/NET/SLET/GATE/GPAT or other tests conducted by such Govt bodies as UGC, CSIR, ICAR, and ICMR

M.Phil and M.Tech (all disciplines), MD (Medicine) and MS (Medicine) holders in the subject of research concerned

Regular and permanent teachers from the Govt and aided colleges affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and from the University Department

Scientists from Accredited R&D Institutions

Candidates who hold a valid certificate for having qualified in the Ph.D entrance test conducted before July 2010 by Mahatma Gandhi University

How to apply:

The online submission of applications will be closed by 31st July, 2013

After the online submission, a hard copy of the application for admission in the University Departments shall be sent to the Head of the Dept Concern

The hard copy of the application for the admission to the approved research center shall be sent to the Registrar, M.G. University, P.D. Hills P.O., Kottayam-686560

The hard copy and other listed credentials must reach the university before 05th August, 2013

Other wise the application will not be considered

The following shall be enclosed along with the application:-

Original Pay-in Slip of Rs.775/-(Rupees Seven Hundred and Seventy Five only) towards Registration fee and cost of application

Attested copy of the T.C From the institution last attended; attested copies of Degree Certificates of P.G. And M.Phil; attested copy of the certificate in proof of having passed NET/SLET/GATE/JRF (UGC, CSIR, ICAR, ICMR/KSCSTE or other Govt bodies)

Attested copy of eligibility certificate (in the case of those who have passed the qualifying degree from Universities/Bodies outside Kerala)

Three copies of synopsis in not less than 1000 words containing the title of the proposed work consent letter from the Proposed Guide and Research Center (Proforma attached); certificate of general Aptitude Test conducted by the MG University

The Registration fee is to be remitted to the Mahatma Gandhi University Fund by way of Pay-in Slip at the University Cash Counter or at any of the centers of FRIENDS situated in all the districts of Kerala

Candidates can remit the Fee by way of Demand Draft payable to the Finance Officer, Mahatma Gandhi University, P.D Hills, Kottayam-686560

Fee once remitted will not be refunded or adjusted

Important Dates

The application can be submitted online with effect from 01st July, 2013

The last date for submission of application is 31st July, 2013

The hard copy and other listed credentials must reach the university before 5th August, 2013


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