Karnatak University PhD Admission 2023 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility


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Karnatak University Dharwad announces Entrance Test for PhD Admission 2023 – Eligibility, Dates, Application Process


Karnatak University PhD Admission 2023 – Karnatak University invites application n the prescribed form for admission to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for the academic year 2023


Karnataka University PhD Admission 2023


Important Dates

  • Issue of Application Form : 25th March 2023
  • Last date for the receipt of application : 10th April 2023
  • Date of Entrance Test : 05th May 2023
  • Announcement of the List of Qualified Candidates : 12th May 2023
  • Date of Interview : 22nd May 2023
  • Meeting of the Doctoral Committee of all Faculties : 29th to 09th June 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Any candidate who has obtained a Postgraduate Degree from a recognized University including foreign candidates (sponsored by their Embassies) and sponsored candidates securing minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/Cat-I/Physically challenged candidates) at the Post-Graduate Degree shall be eligible to apply for the Ph.D. Program.
  • In case of candidates appointed on regular basis prior to 31st March, 1992 as teachers, Librarians and Physical Education personnel in Colleges and University Departments, the minimum marks shall be 50% (45% for SC/ST/Cat-I/) provided they (employees) are continuing in service at the time of submission of application for registration.
  • If the results of a Master’s Degree are declared in the form of Grades/Credits/ Cumulative Points in their marks cards/ transcripts, such Grades/Points shall be converted into percentages to assess the minimum eligibility criteria.


Application Process

  • Application form and the Bank challan (bank challan should be downloaded and printed in legal size paper) from the website www.kud.ac.in and the duly filled-in application form, along with all enclosures (including the original copy of the challan for application processing fee and Entrance Test fee if applicable) shall be submitted to the chairman of the concerned


Application Fee

  • For General Student : Rs.2200/- 
  • For SC/ST/Cat-I full time candidates only : Rs. 1100/- 
  • For Foreign students : Rs. 4400/-
  • Account No. : 
    • State Bank of India : 11605259865 IFSC Code: SBIN0001728
    • Syndicate Bank :1206216000030 IFSC Code: SYNB0001206


Entrance Test

  • All the applicants possessing the minimum percentage of marks at their P.G. Degree as specified in Regulations 1.1 and 1.2 shall appear for the Entrance Test
  • However, (a) Govt. Sponsored foreign candidates, (b) candidates who have cleared the UGC/UGC-CSIR / JRF Test/ NET/SLET (Karnataka)/GATE/ GRE/M Phil (Admitted through an Entrance Test) shall be exempted from the Entrance Test.
  • Candidates who have cleared UGC/UGC-CSIR JRF Test/ NET /SLET (Karnataka)/ GATE/ GRE/ M Phil (Admitted through an Entrance Test) Exam willing to appear for the Entrance test should apply separately.
  • Maximum Marks for Entrance Test : 100 marks
  • Nature of Questions :Multiple Choice Questions
  • Syllabus for Entrance Test : Research Methodology and Cognate/Core subjects of the P.G. Department conducting the Entrance Test
  • Number of Questions : 100 questions, each carrying 1 mark : 50% of the questions shall be from Research Methodology and the remaining 50% from the cognate/core subjects.
  • The 50 Questions on Research Methodology shall consist of data interpretation, language comprehension and test of reasoning. The other 50 Questions shall be based on the current PG syllabus of cognate / core subjects.
  • Duration of Entrance Test : 120 minutes
  • Venue of Entrance Test : Exam Section and Dr. R.C. Hiremath Institute of Kannada Studies, K.U. Dharwad

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website