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Aryabhatta Knowledge University (AKU) Patna announces Admission Test (PAT)  for Admission to PhD Programs 2021

AKU PhD Admission Test 2021 – Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna invites applications for PhD Admission Test (PAT) 2021 for admission to PhD Program offered by the university for the academic session 2021-22.

Read on for complete detail on AKU PhD Admission Test 2021 from the page below :

PhD Program Offered

  • Ph.D. in Medical Science
  • Ph.D. in Dentistry
  • Ph.D. in Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Education

AKU PhD Admission Test 2021 Important Dates

Start of submission of Form

19th January 2021

Last date of submission of Application Form

19th February 2021

Last date of submission of Form With Late fine of Rs. 1000/-

22nd February 2021

Date of Examination (PAT) 2021

28th February 2021.

Eligibility Criteria for AKU PhD Admission Test 2021

Ph.D. in Medical Sciences

Degree of Doctor of Medicine (D.M.); Degree of Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch.); Degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.); Degree of Master of Surgery (M.S.); Postgraduate Diploma in the Faculty of Medicine; Diplomat of National Board of Examination of India.

Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7- point scale (or an equivalent grade in point scale wherever grading system is followed).

Ph.D. in Dentistry

Master Degree in Dentistry for Ph.D. in Dental Science.

Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7- point scale (or an equivalent grade in point scale wherever grading system is followed).

Ph.D. in Engineering

Possessing M. Tech. or equivalent Degree with a minimum of 6.5 CGPA in a 10 point scale or 60% in aggregate at M. Tech. Level.

Possessing B.Tech. Degree with minimum of 8 CGPA in a 10 point scale or 80% of marks in aggregate

Possessing B.Tech. Degree with a minimum of 7.5 CGPA in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks in aggregate for Teacher working in AICTE approved Institute having at least l0 years of teaching experience.

Faculty having less than 10 years experience will come Possessing B.Tech. Degree with minimum of 8 CGPA in a l0 point scale or 80% of marks in aggregate and Faculty members appointment of Substantive post of constituent and Affiliated colleges’ of the university having at least one year of service

Ph.D. in Education

The candidates who have qualified for Master’s degree in Education from any University recognized by University Grants Commission with not less than 55% of marks or a CGPA of 5.51 and above in the 10.00 point scale under CBCS, under the faculty of Education are eligible to register for Ph.D. in this University under this category.

Master’s Degree Qualifying Marks 55% of marks or 5.51 of CGPA and above in the 10.00 point scale under CBCS.

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/EBC/OBC/Differently-abled categories of candidates.

Exemptions from the written Test of PhD Admission Test (PAT) 2021

  • Candidates who have secured grants for research such as fellowship/ scholarship/ associate ship etc. by qualifying UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ GATE/ MHRD Scholarships/ Teacher Fellowship/ DBT/ ICMR/ ICAR/ DST-INSPIRE/ CSSIR, ICHR etc.
  • Assistant Professors, Associate Professor and Professor who has been appointed on substantive post and the UGC pay scale in the Teaching departments or the University or a constituent college of the University who have completed their probation successfully with an experience of at least two years of uninterrupted service would be considered under this category. Teachers appointed in self-financed courses will not be exempted from the Test.
  • Non-teaching employees of the University, who are holding substantive appointments for more than five years and having at least 55% marks in Master’s degree in the subject concerned and with at least two research papers published in any reputed refereed journal or journals identified by the UGC would be considered under this category.

AKU PhD Admission Test 2021 Application Process

  • Application form can be downloaded at the official website http://www.akuexam.net/ & http://akubihar.ac.in/
  • After filling the Registration Form and send the form duly supported with the attested photo copies of the documents and Demand Draft (DD) [write your name, mobile no., Program applied for at the back of the DD] must reach to: To, The Controller of Examinations, Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Gyan Parisar, Mithapur, Patna – 800 001. (Bihar) on or before the last date for receipt of the form through Speed post/Registered post/Proper Medium in one sealed Envelope.

Application Fee

For General and OBC category.

Rs. 1500/- (One Thousand and Five Hundred only)

For SC, ST, EBC, EWS and Differently-abled categories category

Rs. 1000/- (One Thousand only)

Late fine for submission of application

Rs. 1000/- (Extra one thousand only)

Mode of Payment

Offline through The Demand Draft must be issued from any nationalized bank Payable at Patna, in favour of “AKU, Registration and Examination Fund.

Admit Card

  • Admit cards can be downloaded from the website http://www.akuexam.net/ Admit cards will only be released for the candidates who have submitted the application form on or before the last date.

AKU PhD Admission Test 2021 Exam Pattern

  • PhDAdmission Test (PAT)-2021 is a written test comprising two papers of 100 marks each.
  • Paper-I (100 Marks) – Shall comprise of objective/ multiple type questions form general and research aptitude.
  • Paper-II (100 Marks) – Subjective/objective type in the subject concerned based on the syllabus of Post-Graduate courses of Aryabhatta Knowledge University
  • Interview-(20 Marks) – It is mandatory for the applicants, who have qualified the written test and those exempted from the written test to appear before the Interview Board.

Mode of Exam

Offline mode

Duration of Exam

Paper-I – 1 hour & Paper-II  – 2 hour

Type of Question

Paper-I – Multiple Choice Question

Paper-II – Subjective Type Questions

Total Question

Paper-I – 50 Question

Marking Scheme

No negative marking for wrong answer

Syllabus

  • Syllabus shall be based on the Post-Graduate Courses of the University.

 

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

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