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Panjab University Chandigarh MPhil, PhD Admission 2017

PU Chandigarh notifies MPhil and  PhD Admission through Entrance Test 2017

The Panjab University, Chandigarh will hold an Entrance Test for enrolment to M. Phil & PD in the Faculties of Arts, Business Management & Commerce, Design & Fine Arts, Education, Engineering, Languages, Law, Science, on Sunday 09th July 2017 at Chandigarh

Faculty of Arts

(i) Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology (Only for Ph.D & M.Phil), (ii) Economics (PhD & M.Phil), (iii) Gandhian and Peace Studies (Only for M.Phil), (iv) History (Ph.D & M.Phil), (v) Political Science (M.Phil & PhD), (vi) Psychology (Only for PhD), (vii) Philosophy (Ph.D & M.Phil), (viii) Public Administration (PhD & M.Phil), (ix) Centre for Defence & National Security Studies (PhD & M.Phil), (x) Police Administration (PhD & M.Phil), (xi) Centre for Women Studies & Development (Only for PhD), (xii) Sociology (Ph.D & M.Phil);

Faculty of Languages
(i) English (PhD & M.Phil), (ii) Punjabi (PhD & M.Phil), (iii) Sanskrit (M.Phil & Ph.D), (iv) Hindi (Only for PhD), (v) Chinese (Only for PhD), (vi) French (Only for PhD), (vii) Russian (Only for PhD)

Faculty of Science
(i) Anthropology (only for PhD), (ii) Botany (PhD & M.Phil); iii) Bio-Chemistry (only for PhD); iv) Bio-Physics (only for PhD); v) Chemistry (only for PhD); vi) Forensic Science & Criminology (Only for PhD); vii) Environment Science (only for PhD); viii) Geology (Only for PhD); ix) Medical Physics (Only for PhD); x) Statistics (PhD & M.Phil); xi) Zoology (M.Phil & PhD); xii) Microbial Biotechnology (Only for PhD); xiii) Nano-science & Nanotechnology (Only for PhD); xiv) System Biology & Bioinformatics (Only for PhD); xv) Physics (Only for PhD); xvi) Microbiology (only for PhD)

Faculty of Education

i) Physical Education (Only for M.Phil)

ii) Community Education and Development (Only for PhD)

Faculty of Business Management and Commerce (Only for Ph.D): Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Human Strategic Management

Faculty of Design and Fine Arts
i) Indian Theatre (only for PhD)
ii) Music (Vocal and Instrumentation) (M.Phil & PhD)

Faculty of Engineering
University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, P.U., Chandigarh
Branches (Information Technology (Only for PhD); Computer Sci. & Engineering (Only for PhD); Electrical & Electronics Engg (Only for PhD); Mechanical Engineering (Only for PhD); Biotechnology Engineering (Only for PhD)

National Institute of Technical Teacher's Training and Research, Sector 26, Chandigarh
Branches (Mechanical Engg, (Manufacturing Technology) (Only for PhD), Civil Engg, (Construction Technology and Mgmt), (Only for PhD), Computer Science and Engg (Only for PhD), Electrical Engg (Instrumentation and Control) (Only for PhD), Electronics and Communication Engineering (Only for PhD)

Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology, Sector 26, Chandigarh
Branches (Civil Engg (Only for PhD), Mechanical Engineering (Only for PhD), Computer Sci. & Engg (Only for PhD), Electronics and Communication Engg (Only for PhD)

Faculty of Laws
i) Department of Laws, P.U., Chandigarh (Only for PhD)

PU Chandigarh MPhil & PhD Admission 2017 Eligibility Criteria

For Test in Faculty of Arts, Education, Languages, Science, Design & Fine Arts, Law, and Engineering:

Any candidate who has passed the Master’s Exam in the concerned subject with a score of not less than 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PwD Category) marks in aggregate, or have appeared in the final year exam of Master's degree in the subject concerned from Panjab University, Chandigarh or from any other University (approved by the appropriate Academic Bodies of P.U.), shall also be eligible to appear for the M.Phil & PhD Entrance Test

The students possessing degree of M.A. in Gandhian and Peace Studies be considered for enrolment for PhD degree in the other subjects of Arts and Social Sciences provided they clear the Entrance Test in the subject in which the enrolment is sought

A candidate should have obtained Masters Degree in Public Administration or Political Science or Economics or Sociology or Psychology with at least 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PwD Category) marks in aggregate for M.Phil. & PhD in Public Administration

For Defence Studies (M.Phil & PhD)

Candidate should have obtained Master’s degree with 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PwD Category) marks. For M. Phil in Defence & Strategic Studies, the candidate should have obtained Master’s degree with 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PwD Category) marks in aggregate. However, the Defence Personnel i.e. the officers volunteering for the course having the rank of Lt. Colonel & above are exempted from appearing in entrance test. They should have PG degree with minimum marks of 50% of PG level & should carry research related activities and involved in imparting instructions in military related subjects; they should be conversant with formalizing concepts and doctrines

Eligibility for Women Studies for PhD
A candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Women Studies should have obtained from the University the Master’s degree with minimum of 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PwD Category) marks in any Faculty. Eligibility for Swami Vivekananda Studies for PhD

As per Syndicate decision (para 31 dated 27.2.2016) that PhD Programme be opened to the students from various discipline who have cleared UGC-NET in their own discipline or Ph.D. Entrance Examination in Swami Vivekananda

Scheme of Test
The medium of examination shall be English only, except in the test for language other than English, Music and Indian Theatre. Test for Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work and Police Administration will be conducted in the medium of English, Hindi and Punjabi

The Test shall consist of Two Papers in each subject as detailed below:

Paper-I (Objective Type /Multiple Choice Questions)

Duration: One hour, Minimum Marks: 50, Number of Questions: 50 and Questions to be attempted: 50 or each question will carry one mark; there will be no negative marking

Paper-II (Subjective/Descriptive Type)

Duration: Two hour, Minimum Marks: 50, Number of Questions: 05 and Questions to be attempted: 05 or Each question will carry 10 marks

Syllabus for PhD Course (Annexure-I)

For Faculty of Engineering

Paper-I (Objective type) will include MCQs on subject concerned

Paper II (Subjective type) will be based on subject concerned

Initial evaluation will be of Paper-I (Objective Type). Only if a candidate obtains 55% (50% for SC/ST/BC/PwD) marks or more only then his/ her paper II will be evaluated. To qualify for M.Phil. & PhD enrolment the candidate must obtain at least 40% (35% for SC/ST/BC/PwD) marks in paper II

Result of MPhil & Ph.D. entrance test will be available on Panjab University website results.puchd.ac.in

PU Chandigarh MPhil & PhD Admission 2017 Application Procedure

Application Form for M.Phil & Ph.D Entrance Test 2017

Availability of M.Phil and PhD Prospectus and Application Form on the website of Panjab University www.puchd.ac.in

The candidates who qualify in the test shall have to directly, and independently approach the respective department in which they want to pursue research within test period of two years from the date of declaration of result; they should submit the Registration Form through in the Concerned Dept by the due date

Fee (Non-Refundable)
Entrance Test MPhil/PhD Fee - (i) General Category Candidate: Rs.2100/- and (ii) SC/ST /Blind Category Candidate: Rs.1050/-

Deposit fee using website generated bank slip at any SBI branch, minimum one day after printing of bank slip.[last date for submission of fee in any SBI branch: June 23, 2017]
Login and upload scanned photograph, signature, fill other important information Save and Confirm.[last date for completion of form: June 26, 2017]

Download your Admit Card after 03rd July 2017

If more than 24 Hrs. have passed after depositing the fee in bank and your journal number is not confirmed, write to [email protected] with scanned copy of bank slip

Candidate availing concession in the fee under the category SC/ST/PwD OR P.U. Class B/C Regular Employee must send the copy of printout of their filled form alongwith the self attested copy of Category Certificate/Proforma for claiming 50% concession to P.U. Regular Employees ("B" and "C" Class) duly signed by Head/Chairperson, to Assistant Registrar, CET Cell, Aruna Ranjit Chandra Hall, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014 by registered post/speed post or by hand on or before 28th June 2017 upto 04.00 pm

PU PhD and MPhil Admission 2017  Important Dates

Date of Availability of MPhil & PhD Prospectus & Online Entrance Test Form on the Web: 01st June 2017

Last Date for Submission of Information on the Website to generate the Bank Challan: 21st June 2017

Last Date for Deposit of Fee in any branch of State Bank of India using Website generated challan: 23rd June 2017 (Friday) upto 04.00 pm

Last Date for Uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the website: 26th June 2017

Availability of Admit Card Online: 03rd July 2017

Date of Entrance Test: 09th July 2017 (Sunday, Chandigarh Only)

Uploading of Answer Key ad inviting Objections (through e-mail only): 12th July 2017

Last date of submission of objections to the Answer Key 14th July 2017

Date of Declaration of Result: 19th July 2017

Panjab University, Chandigarh

PhD Admission, Assistant Registrar, CET Cell, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh-160014, Email: [email protected], Website http://phdadmissions.puchd.ac.in

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