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GNDU Amritsar PhD Admission 2018 – Dates, Application

Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program 2018

GNDU Amritsar PhD Admission 2018 - Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar has invited online applications for admissions to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the academic session 2018-19


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GNDU Ph.D. Eligibility Test 2018

  • Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) PhD Eligibility Test generally conduct in month of July every year. Candidates want to get admission for PHD Program at GNDU has to appear in this exam
  • The students who have qualified UGC (NET)/UGC-CSIR (JRF) Exam/SLET/ GATE/ GPAT/ ICAR/ INSPIRE/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees/teacher-fellowship holders, or have passed M. Phil from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar will be exempted from PhD Eligibility Test.
  • The UGC/ CSIR/ INSPIRE/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees or candidates who are awarded fellowships directly by these or other funding agencies for the purpose of pursuing PhD can be enrolled any time during the session. NET/GATE qualified project fellows appointed against financed projects of at least two years duration can also be registered for PhD any time during the session


Important Dates

  • Last Date for Fee Deposit: 09th July 2018
  • Last Date for Application Form to be submitted online only: 12th July 2018
  • PhD Eligibility Test will held on: 24th July 2018from 11.00 am to 01:30 pm
  • Counseling will be held on: 31st July 2018 in the respective departments


Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree with at least 55% marks (6.18 CGPA out of 10) or 50% marks (5.62 CGPA out of 10) for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates of Guru Nanak Dev University or an equivalent degree of recognized Indian University in the subject concerned or allied-field

Ph D Eligibility Test

  • PhD Eligibility Test will be conducted for the courses in which there are not sufficient number of NET and other qualified candidates to fill in seats for the PhD programme, as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its PhD Programs.
  • The minimum qualifying marks required to pass in the PhD Eligibility Test have been fixed as 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates) in the aforesaid Eligibility test for admission to PhD Program
  • The PhD Eligibility Test will be only a qualifying exam/step for participating in the counseling for admission, and the other conditions for PhD admission will be as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its PhD Programmes. Mere qualifying in the PhD eligibility test does not ensure admission to PhD
  • The syllabus for the PhD eligibility test for admission to PhD Program will be the same as prescribed for UGC-NET conducted by respective regulatory bodies. In case of subjects where NET is not conducted, the syllabus for the test will be notified by the concerned Head of the Dept.

PhD Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

  • There will be two question papers:
    • The first paper will be compulsory and common to all candidates. It will consist of 25 multiple-choice questions of general awareness and mental ability, and will carry 25 marks
    • The second paper will be subjected specific. The candidates will be required to attempt 50 objective type questions, each question carrying 1 mark, and 5 short answer type questions (out of 15), each question carrying 5 marks

Application Form

Application for admission shall be submitted only online at the University website: www.gnduadmissions.org
Registration/ Application Fee

  • Registration Fee for SC/ST is Rs. 600 and for all other categories it is Rs. 1200.
  • Registration Fee for Foreign/NRI Students is US$ 500.
  • Registration fee can be paid either in State Bank of India through bank challan or can be deposited online.
  • Registration fee is non-refundable

 List of the Depts. where PhD Eligibility Test will be conducted:

  • (1) Architecture, (2) Biotechnology, (3) Botany, (4) Chemistry, (5) Environmental Sciences, (6) Food Science & Technology,  (7) Human Genetics, (8) Laws, (9) Microbiology, (10) Pharmaceutical Sciences, (11) Physics, (12) Physiotherapy, (13 Planning, (14) Psychology (15) School of Social Sciences, (16) Sociology, (17) Sports Science & Medicine (18) Zoology


GNDU Amritsar

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Phone No.: +91-183-2258802, Website www.gnduadmissions.org


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