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University of Calicut PhD Admission cum Entrance Exam 2017

Entrance Examination/Direct Admission to PhD Programme 2017

University of Calicut, Kerala invites applications for entrance examination and direct admission to Doctor of Philosophy Programme for the academic year 2017.

The PhD Programme

Eligible candidates for admission to the PhD Programme under the streams: (i) Full-time and, (ii) Part-time under the faculties of Science, Language & Literature, Humanities, Commerce & Mgmt. Studies, Education, Journalism and Fine Arts of this University

A candidate shall ordinarily work in a recognized place of research including the University Departments, Research Institutes and Affiliated Colleges recognized by the University

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Registration Form: 13th February 2017
Last Date of Online Registration: 27th February 2017

Last Date for Receipt of Print out of Applications: 03rd March 2017

Date of Entrance Exam: 07th March 2017

Date of Publication of Result: 20th March 2017


PhD Program in a related subject in the faculty, applicants fulfilling the following criteria shall be treated as eligible:

(a) Persons who have passed PG Degree (Master Degree) Exam with at least 50% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average of this University or an equivalent degree recognized by University of Calicut
Relaxations for minimum marks are applicable to reserved category students (or) Persons working in National Laboratories- Institutes/Universities/Govt./Private Organization nominated/sponsored by the respective employer. These persons should have a PG degree with 50% marks, and holding a permanent position there

(b) Above-mentioned rules will also be applicable to the foreign candidates who have obtained a Masters Degree from the statutory Indian Universities or equivalent degree from abroad

(c) Teachers of the Colleges, Aided or Govt., affiliated to the University, Secondary & Higher Sec. Teachers

(d) Percentage of marks for foreign candidates (those who have not obtained Master's degree from Indian Universities) will be 50% or equivalent GPA

(e) Candidates belonging to SC/ST category and those having 40% or more physical disability, require only a pass in the qualifying PG degree exam

Entrance Test

Research Departments may conduct the entrance test

All the candidates getting a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance test are qualified to apply and; a minimum of 35% marks in the entrance test is required in the case of SC/ST candidates to the seats reserved for them (subject to availability of seats)

Exemption from Entrance Test

Teachers of Affiliated, Aided and Govt. colleges under the University of Calicut, and teachers with FDP/QIP, etc., fellowships, and teachers of the University Depts. are exempted from the entrance test

Candidates having research fellowships from Central or State funding agencies are also exempted from the entrance test; qualified in GATE (valid score*)/GPAT (valid score*)/JRF/SRF exam of the apex bodies such as CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR/DBT & DST inspire fellowship only the cut off score will be decided by the concerned dept council

M.Phil Degree (regular) successfully completed from any Statutory Recognized University in the relevant subject

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted online from 13th February 2017 to 27th February 2017 midnight

Please see the link 'fee remittance' in the Admission Website www.cuonline.ac.in or the link 'instant web payment system' in the Official Website of the University www.universityofcalicut.info for remitting fee and submitting online application

The application and entrance exam fee of Rs.550/- (SC/ST Rs.220/-) shall be remitted to Calicut University Fund (Select the purpose 'Application and entrance exam fee for PhD admission 2017) by e-payment (SBT online/SBT e-chalan/Friends/Akshaya e-chalan /Payment Gateway)

The print out of the application duly attested along with e-challan receipt of Rs.550/- (Rs.220/- for SC/ST candidates) towards application and Entrance Exam Fee (SC/ST candidates shall also attach a copy of the community certificate along with application) should reach the Head of the University Teaching Departments concerned on or before 03rd March 2017, 05.00 PM

Hall Tickets

The online Registration ID No. is mandatory for downloading hall tickets for the entrance examinations. This ID No should also be kept and mentioned by the candidate in all future communications
Candidates can download hall tickets for the entrance exam from www.cuonline.ac.in (please see the link entrance courses) 3 days before the date of entrance exam

University of Calicut, Kerala

(Directorate of Admission), (Teaching Departments), Tagore Nikethan, Calicut University PO, Kerala-673635 Website www.universityofcalicut.info

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