Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University MPhil and PhD Admission 2017

KKHSOU M.Phil and PhD Admission 2017

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati, announces admission to M.Phil and PhD Programmes for the session 2017- 18 in the following disciplines:

M.Phil (13 seats in total; Disciplines: Political Science-02, Education-03, Assamese-05, English-01, Sociology-01 and Social Work-01)

PhD (21 seats in total; Disciplines: Management-04, Political Science-05, Education-04, Assamese-05, English-01 and Sociology-02)

Duration of Programme

PhD Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years

M.Phil. Programme shall be for duration of two consecutive semesters/ one year

Eligibility Criteria

For PhD

Master’s degree holders fulfilling the criteria stipulated under clause 1 (1.1 and 1.2) as stated above. Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil course-work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the PhD degree in KKHSOU subject to the conditions laid by the Doctoral Research Committee

A relaxation of 5% marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer/ differently-abled) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time

A person whose M.Phil dissertation has been evaluated and the Viva Voce is pending may be admitted to the PhD programme subject to the conditions laid by the Doctoral Research Committee

Candidates possessing a degree considered equivalent degree 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 for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible

For M.Phil
Candidate for admission to the M.Philprogramme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree 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

A relaxation of 5% marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer/ differently-abled) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991

Eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedure

Admission Procedure

For PhD Programme: Admission to the PhD Programme will be based on performance in the written test and viva. Shortlisted candidates of the written test will have to make a presentation of their synopsis of a research proposal (format to be notified later) before a panel of experts

For M.Phil Programme: Admission to the M.Phil Programme of the university will be based on the candidate’s performance in the written test

Fee Details

Fee Structure for PhD Programme:
Admission Fee: Rs 20000
Course Work Fee: Rs 5000
Monthly fee: Rs 1000
Thesis Submission fee: Rs 5000
Viva voce examination fee: Rs 5000

Fee Structure for M.Phil. Programme:
Admission Fee: Rs 10,000
Monthly Fee: Rs 500
Viva voce examination fee: Rs 5000

Application Form

For admission to the M Phil/Ph. D programmes, candidates shall apply in prescribed form of KKHSOU as available in the website www.kkhsou.in

The M.Phil/Ph.D. admission application form may be downloaded from the University Website www.kkhsou.in

Duly filled in PhD/ M.Phil Admission Application Form along with a Bank Draft/Bank Challan of Rs.1000/- for PhD and Rs.500/- for M.Phil drawn in favour of "KKHSOU Study Centre", payable at SBI, Beltola Branch, Guwahati (Code:4419) are to be sent by post or may be submitted in person to the following address "to the Dean (Academic), Krishna KantaHandiqui State Open University, Head Office: Patgaon, Rani-gate, Guwahati 781017"

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Forms: 07th April 2017

Date of Entrance Test for M Phil and PhD: 30th April 2017 (Sunday)

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