Last date for filling Application Form: 5th July 2019
Date of Exam: 10th July 2019
Commencement of Semester: 15 July 2019
Eligibility Criteria for SMVDU PhD Admission 2019
A candidate for admission to Ph.D. program on Full-Time Registration Basis must have obtained Master’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Sciences/ Management/ Humanities & Social Sciences or in interdisciplinary/trans-disciplinary discipline with minimum CGPA of 6.75 on a ten point scale in relative grading system or minimum CGPA of 6.00 in absolute grading system or 60% marks in aggregate of any University.
A candidate applying for admission to Ph.D. program on Full Time Registration basis must have qualified National level examination such as UGC / CSIR – NET or GATE in concerned discipline or should be sponsored by a reputed organization where he/she is working. However, candidate(s) who are not NET/GATE qualified may also apply for admission to Ph.D. program on full-time registration basis for which they may be considered in case of left over seats. However such candidates shall not be entitled for any Assistantship from the University.
The shortlisting of applications for the purpose of admission test/interview shall be done by the concerned School Research Committee (SRC).
Ph.D. students shall be required to go through an Entrance Test conducted by the SRC of the School. Candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/teacher-fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil. program may be exempted from appearing for the written test.
An Entrance Test (Written Test) shall be qualifying in nature with qualifying marks as 50%. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific. The candidates who qualify the Written Test will be required to appear for an interview/viva-voce to be conducted by SRC where the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a SRC. The interview/viva voce shall also consider the following aspects, viz. whether:
The candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research;
The research work can be suitably undertaken at the University/Faculty/School/School; The proposed area of research can contribute to new/additional knowledge.
SMVDU PhD Admission 2019 Application Process
Application Form to be filled Online from the University website www.smvdu.ac.in
Separate application form should be filled for PhD program for each Department/Centre
The application fee of Rs. 1500/- can be paid by credit/debit card/Net-Banking. The application fee is to be submitted Online at the time of submission of Application Form.