Silchar: Assam University, a Central University based in Assam, has invited applications for admission to MPhil/ PhD courses for Silchar and Diphu campuses. For Silchar campus, 34 departments are offering MPhil/ PhD programmes while for Diphu Campus, 8 departments are offering MPhil/ PhD Courses.
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. Library and Information Science 24. Indian Comparative Literature 25. Earth Science 26. French 27. Social Work 28. Visual Arts 29. Chemistry 30. Statistics 31. Business Administration 32. Law 33. Agricultural Engineering, 34. Electronics and Communication Engineering.
Departments offering M. Phil. / Ph. D. Courses (Diphu Campus): 1. History 2. Commerce 3. Physics 4. Life Science & Bio-informatics 5. Anthropology 6. Assamese 7. English 8. Geography.
Eligibility criteria for admission to the M. Phil programme
(1.1) 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
1.2) 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
Eligibility criteria for admission to the PhD Programme:
Master’s Degree holders satisfying the criteria stipulated under Eligibility Criteria for Admission to M. Phil. Programme under point (1).
(2.2) Candidates who have cleared a four paper M.Phil. course work with at least 55 % marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ or those who have already completed the course work in MPhil 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.
(2.3) 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 should 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 05 Januray 2018 (5 PM).
Interested candidate may apply up to a maximum of two courses either for M Phil and Ph. D. Courses or only MPhil/ PhD Programme offered by allied departments. However, separate application should be submitted for each course with requisite application fees.
Key Dates: 5 January 2018 Last date of submission of online application.
10 January 2018 Publication of list of eligible candidates for Combined Research Entrance Test (C–
17 January 2018 Combined Research Entrance Test (C – RET) 11 AM to 1 PM
18 January 2018 Personal Interview 11 A.M. onwards
23rd January, 2018 Publication of the list of eligible candidates.
Reservation of seats for admission in respect of SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/PWD candidates will be made as per GOI rules.
For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the PhD Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of Assam University or Admission website of the university.