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Kurukshetra University offers PhD Programme 2017

Kurukshetra University notifies Entrance Test for PhD Admission 2017

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra invites application forms from the eligible candidates for admission into PhD Course for the academic year 2017-18

PhD Course through Entrance Test

Application Forms for admission to PhD Courses through ENTRANCE TEST for the Academic Session 2016-17 are invited from the eligible candidates to be enrolled in September 2017
Eligible candidates are invited to submit their Application Forms for admission to various PhD Courses through Entrance Test in the concerned Department/Institute upto 03rd July 2017

Kurukshetra University  PhD Entrance / Admission 2017  Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should be Master’s Degree with 55% marks or M. Phil Degree with 55% marks and also having secured 55% marks in Master’s Degree in the main subject (or an exam recognized as equivalent thereto)/allied subject (or an exam recognized as equivalent thereto) OR its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed, calculations of marks as per CBCS pattern)

A relaxation of 5% marks of 55% marks (2.75%) i.e. from 55% to 52.25% marks in the aforesaid Degrees is allowed for those candidates belonging to SC/ST/ Differently Abled (non-creamy layer) of Haryana

Candidates possessing Degree equivalent to Master’s Degree/M.Phil. Degree equivalent to Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions shall be eligible for admission to PhD Course

Provided further that a candidate seeking admission on a topic in Classical Indian Philosophy involving some particular Philosophical text in Sanskrit, shall also be required to have passed a Diploma course in Sanskrit if the candidate did not have Sanskrit at B.A. or M.A. Level

For calculating percentage of marks for Master’s Degree in the case of Education and Library & Information Science, marks obtained in B.Ed. + M.Ed (Each one Year Course) and B.Lib.Sc.+ M.Lib.Sc. (Each one-year course) shall be halved (in old cases, if any)

Admission Procedure

Kurukshetra University shall notify predetermined total seats to be filled up by each Dept./Institute on annual basis primarily for UGC/CSIR-NET JRF (with validity period) candidates and remaining vacant seats through Entrance Test

The total notified seats in different subjects shall be maximum 3/4th of vacant seats available with each teacher and will be filled up during the following months in each academic session or as per schedule decided by the University from time to time:

UGC/CSIR-NET JRF (with validity period) is eligible to submit the Application Form duly filled in all respects for admission in PhD Course under Exempted Category, if otherwise eligible

UGC/CSIR-NET JRF (with validity period) shall be directly admitted in PhD Course under Exempted Category subject to fulfillment of other conditions as laid down in the PhD Ordinance

The admission in PhD Course to non-UGC/CSIR-NET JRF candidates shall be through Entrance Test. Such candidates are required to submit separate Application Form(s) duly filled in all respects for Main and Allied subjects for Entrance Test for admission in PhD Course

PhD Course shall be for a minimum duration of 3 years including coursework and a maximum of 6 years. Every research scholar shall submit his/her thesis within a period of 6 years from the date of his/her enrolment for PhD Course, but not before 3 years including coursework

Admission through Entrance Test

Kurukshetra University shall hold the Entrance Test of main subject and allied subject as per schedule notified every year, subject to availability of vacant seats in that subject

Candidates including UGC/CSIR-NET JRF applying in allied subjects or an exam recognized as equivalent thereto shall be required to appear in the Entrance Test

A Committee consisting of the concerned Chairperson/Director of the Dept./ Institute (Coordinator of the test) and the Controller of Exams will conduct the PhD Entrance Test
Exam of Paper-I & Paper-II will be held as per schedule notified by the University

Distribution of Question Papers, Marks and Duration

Paper-I Subject Specific: 50 Objective type questions; duration: 1 Hour Maximum Marks: 100

Paper-II Subject Specific: Descriptive type questions; duration: 2 Hours Maximum Marks: 100

Syllabi for entrance test duly approved by the Departmental Research Advisory Committee of the concerned Department/Institute will be placed on the website of University

The medium of examination shall be English/Hindi only, except in the examination for languages other than English

Application Form

Application Forms for admission to PhD Courses through Entrance Test for the Academic Session 2017-18 are invited from the eligible candidates to be enrolled in September 2017

Application Form is to be submitted to the concerned Chairperson/Director of the Department/Institute on University Campus latest by 03rd July 2017

The PhD Ordinance, Application Form, Schedule for Admission, Fee Structure, No. of Vacant Seats (category wise)/Main & Applied subjects list, for admission to PhD Courses available in each Department/Institute have been uploaded on the University Website www.kuk.ac.in

Fee Structure

Enrolment Fee - Rs.2000/-

Migration Fee (If already not registered) - Rs.2000/-

PhD Coursework Fee - Rs.5000/-

Annual Fee for Research Programme for subjects not involving the use of Lab/ Equipment, etc. - Rs.2000/-

Annual Fee (except Pharmaceutical Sciences) - Rs.8000/-

Annual Fee for Pharmaceutical Sciences - Rs.80,000/-

Evaluation Fees - Rs.7500/-

Late Fee for delayed payment of Annual Fee (a) Upto 6 Months - Rs.100/-; and (b) Beyond 6 Months - Rs.200/-per month

The application forms are to be submitted to the Directors/Chairpersons of the Institutes/ University Teaching Departments at University Campus

Kurukshetra University  PhD  Admissions  2017  Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Application Form in the concerned Dept/Institute 03rd July 2017

Submission of Application Form with late fee of Rs.2000/-: 05th July 2017

Entrance Test (Main Subjects)

Paper-I: 10 to 11 am (1 hr) & Paper-II: 11 am to 1 p.m. (2 hrs): 06th August 2017 (Sunday)

Entrance Test (Allied Subjects)

Paper-I: 10 to 11 am (1 hr) & Paper-II: 11 am to 1 p.m. (2 hrs): 13th August 2017 (Sunday)

Declaration of Entrance Test Result: 15th September 2017

Submission of documents, if required prior to Enrollment: 18th September 2017

Dates of Enrollment 1st List to be displayed 19th September 2017

Deposit of Fee (2 working days): 19th Sept. & 20th September 2017

2nd List to be displayed: 22nd September 2017

Deposit of Fee (2 working days): 22nd Sept - 25th September 2017

Final List to be displayed, if seats are vacant with fee deposition on the same day 26th September 2017

Deposit of Coursework Fee: 28th Sept & 29th September 2017

Commencement of Coursework Classes 03rd October 2017

Completion of the Coursework Classes (excluding Winter Vacations): 16th April 2018

Conduct of Examination & Declaration of Result of Coursework Upto 26th April 2018

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

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