Silchar: Assam University has invited online applications for admission to the M Phil/ PhD courses of study in Assam University, Silchar HQ and Diphu Campus for the academic session commencing from January 2019.
Departments offering MPhil/ PhD Courses (Silchar Campus): 1. Linguistics, 2. Bengali, 3. Hindi, 4. Manipuri, 5. Sanskrit, 6. English, 7. Arabic, 8. Economics, 9. Commerce, 10. Political Science, 11. History, 12. Sociology, 13. Mass Communication, 14. Education, 15. Philosophy, 16. Physics, 17. Mathematics, 18. Computer Science, 19. Life Science & Bio-informatics, 20. Microbiology, 21. Biotechnology, 22. Ecology and Environmental Science, 23. Indian Comparative Literature, 24. Earth Science, 25. French, 26. Social Work, 27. Visual Arts, 28. Chemistry, 29. Statistics, 30. Business Administration, 31. Law, 32. Agricultural Engineering, 33. Electronics and Communication Engineering, 34. Computer Science and Engineering
Departments offering M Phil / PhD Courses (Diphu Campus): 1. History, 2. Commerce, 3. Physics, 4. Life Science & Bio-informatics, 5. Anthropology, 6. Political Science, 7. English, 8. Geography.
For details of vacancy positions (availability of seats) candidates are advised to visit profile of the respective Academic Department published in the Admission Prospectus.
Eligibility Criteria: Eligibility criteria for admission to the M. Phil programme: Candidates for admission to the M. Phil. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate, or its equivalent grade or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution.
A relaxation of 5% of 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 Government of India (GOI) from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991.
Eligibility criteria for admission to the PhD Programme: Master’s Degree holders satisfying the criteria stipulated under Eligibility Criteria for Admission to MPhil Programme under point.
Candidates who have cleared a four paper MPhil course work with at least 55 % marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ or those who have already completed the course work in M.Phil. as per the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degrees) Regulations, 2016 with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in the prevalent AUS grading scale and successfully completed the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph.D. Degree in an integrated programme in the University.
A relaxation of 5% of 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 GOI from time to time. The candidates seeking admission against OBC quota must submit income certificate of the current financial year in support of his/ her belonging to OBC (NCL) category, from the appropriate authority.
A student of Assam University, whose M.Phil. Dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending, may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the University.
How to Apply: Candidates may apply online for the course(s) on payment of Rs. 500.00 (for General and OBC students) and Rs. 300.00 (for SC/ST/PWD students) through e-chalan/online. The weblink for the purpose shall be https://www.ausadmission.in. Website shall be active for application upto 07.01.2019 (5 PM).
For exact details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of Assam University.