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Guru Jambheshwar University GJUST - PhD Entrance Test 2018

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar notifies PhD Admission 2018 through Entrance Test


Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar invites applications for admission to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) program for the academic year 2018


The University offers following research programs leading to award of degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2018


Seats Details

Numbers of vacant seats available for admission to Pre-PhD Program through Entrance Test for the session 2018 in various departments/school of the university are as under:

Computer Science & Engg (02 Seats); Electronics & Communication Engg (02 Seats); Mechanical Engg (13 Seats); Communication Mgmt Technology (05 Seats); Environmental Science & Engg (05 Seats); Food Technology (03 Seat); Haryana School of Business (6 Seats); Biotechnology (01 Seat) Nano Sci. Technology (03 Seats); Pharmaceutical Sciences (16 Seats); Chemistry (01 Seat); Physics (05 Seats); Printing Technology (01 Seat); Applied Psychology (05 Seats); Religious Studies (01 Seats); Physiotherapy (01 Seat)

Note: Number of PhD seats may increase or decrease in any of the above dept; the detail of distribution of seats and their reservation as per guidelines of Haryana Govt. for each department of the university is given at Seat Distribution Chart for admission to Pre-PhD Course (2017-18) in Chapter-7

The candidates having Masters Degree i.e. MA (Sanskrit / Hindi/ Philosophy/Dharam/Religion /Ved/Ancient Indian History) disciplines are eligible to apply for Entrance Test & registration in PhD program of Religious Studies



Candidate who wishes to be accepted as a candidate for PhD research program must satisfy the following academic criteria:

i. Master’s degree with at least 55% marks (52.25% for SC/ST candidates of Haryana) in aggregate in the subject concerned or in an allied subject (or);

ii. For Haryana School of Business: (a) Master's Degree or any other degree recognized equivalent thereto in Business Administration or Economics or Commerce or in allied subjects with at least 55% marks (52.25% for SC/ST candidates of Haryana) or;

b) 2-years Post Graduate Diploma in Management recognized as equivalent to MBA by AICTE/AIU with 55% marks (52.25% for SC/ST candidates of Haryana) or equivalent grade therein or;

c) Graduates having passed their final exam of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with 55% mark (52.25% for SC/ST candidates of Haryana)

The State Govt. reservation policy will be followed for admission in PhD program


Selection Procedure

Applications for enrolment to Pre-PhD course shall be advertised once in a year normally in the month of September/October. The University shall make admission to Pre-PhD course through an entrance test

Selection of a candidate exempted from the entrance exam for admission to Ph.D. program will be based on the merit list drawn on the basis of academic percentage to be prepared by the Department/School according to the following criteria:-
(a) 75% weightage of marks in the Master’s Degree Examination
(b) 25% weightage of marks in the Bachelor’s Degree Examination
The syllabi of Entrance Test will be decided by the concerned Teaching Departments/School based on core courses of the qualifying PG Program
The department on the University Website will upload the detailed syllabi


Entrance Test
The Entrance Test will be of two hours duration with 100 marks consisting of multiple choice questions. The candidates may download the syllabus for entrance test from university website or may contact the Chairperson of respective Department. The respective Chairperson/Director of the Department/School shall upload the syllabi of the Entrance Test
ii) For admission in Pre-Ph.D. program in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the question paper for entrance test will have three sections, namely (a) Pharmaceutical Chemistry, (b) Pharmaceutics (c) Pharmacognosy, of 100 marks each, and the candidate will be required to attempt any one section, depending upon his/her specialization at M.Pharm level


Scholarships Details
Each department will have one University Research Scholarship. It will be awarded as per scholarship ordinance of the University. The amount of the scholarship shall be Rs. 5000/- per month before registration and Rs. 8000/- per month after registration. The contingency amount shall be Rs. 5000/- per annum
For PhD Scholars in the field of Social Sciences: The purpose of study grant is to provide financial assistance to PhD scholars in the field of Social Sciences; therefore, interested PhD scholars may find detailed information above said scheme from the website www.icssrnwrc.org.in


HSCST Fellowship Program

The Haryana State Council for Science & Technology (HSCST), Panchkula has introduced fellowship program for students pursuing PhD in Science subjects

The maximum period of fellowship is 5-years and the amount is Rs.12000/- per month for the first two years and Rs.14000/- per month for the 3rd year onwards; the fellowship carries an annual contingency grant of Rs.20000/-
Reservation Policy may be seen in PhD Prospectus (2018)



The information brochure (PhD prospectus 2018) containing application forms and other details for research program are available on sale counter (registration branch) on payment of Rs.1000/- (Rs.250/- in case of SC/BC candidates of Haryana)

A candidate can apply for admission to a program only online by logging on to website www.gjust.ac.in. Go to the link “Ph.D. Admission-2018” and click it. (The deposition of registration fee will entitle you appearing in the entrance test. However, the admission shall be made as per the norms mentioned in the ‘Information Brochure (Ph.D.)’ for the session 2018

3. A Registration Fee of Rs. 1000/- for General Category and Rs. 250/- for reserved categories is to be remitted through Debit/Credit Card or by Net Banking for each program (separately if applying for more than one program)

Each candidate will go through all the four stages one-by-one as mentioned below:

I. Candidate Registration

II. Payment Option

III. Submit Application Form

IV. Print Admit Card


Important Dates

Last date for payment of fee through /Net: 16th January 2018 (as per Banking/Debit/Credit Card bank time schedule)

Last date for submission of Online Application Form: 19th January 2018

Date of Entrance Test: 21st January 2018

Date of display of Entrance Test’s Result on University website: 22nd Janaury 2018

Date of Interview-cum-Counselling for admission in Pre-Ph.D. Program: 25.01.2018 (at 10:00 am in respective departments)

Commencement of Pre-Ph.D. Classes:  29th January 2018

Pre-PhD Examination: Last week of June 2018

Declaration of result of Pre-PhD Exam: 3rd week of July 2018

For more information please visit the website: www.gjust.ac.in


GJUST, Hisar

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, (Estd by State Legislature Act 17 of 1995, ‘A’ Grade NAAC Accredited Hisar, Haryana), Website www.gjust.ac.in



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