Amritsar: Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar has released admission notification for PhD programmes December 2017. The University will conduct PhD Entrance Test on 04 December 2017 in 12 subjects.
Key Dates & Application Fees: The closing date for Fee Deposit is 23 November 2017. The closing date for submission of application is 26 November 2017. PhD Entrance Test will be held on 04 December 2017 (10:30 AM to 1: 00 AM).
The students who have qualified UGC(NET)/ UGC-CSIR (JRF) examination/SLET/GATE/GPAT/ICAR/INSPIRE/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees/teacher-fellowship holders, or have passed M.Phil. from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar will be exempted from PhD Eligibility Test. The UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees or candidates who are awarded fellowships directly by these or other funding agencies for the purpose of pursuing Ph.D. can be enrolled any time during the session. NET/GATE qualified project fellows appointed against financed projects of at least two years duration can also be registered for Ph.D. any time during the session.
Eligibility/Qualification for admission to Ph.D. Programme:
Master’s degree with at least 55% marks (6.18 CGPA out of 10) or 50% marks (5.62 CGPA out of 10) for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates of Guru Nanak Dev University or an equivalent degree of recognized Indian University in the subject concerned or allied-field.
PhD Eligibility Test: PhD Eligibility Test will be conducted for the courses in which there are not sufficient number of NET and other qualified candidates to fill in seats for the PhD programme, as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its Ph.D. Programmes.
The minimum qualifying marks required to pass in the Ph.D. Eligibility Test have been fixed as 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates) in the aforesaid Eligibility test for admission to Ph.D. Programme. The Ph.D. Eligibility Test will be only a qualifying examination / step for participating in the counseling for admission, and the other conditions for Ph.D. admission will be as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its Ph.D. Programmes.
List of the Departments Where Ph.D. Eligibility Test will be conducted:
- Environmental Sciences
- Food Science & Technology
- Human Genetics
- School of Social Science
- Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy
For exact qualification, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer Admission Notification, which is uploaded on the official website of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.