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IGNOU admission notification for MPhil and PhD programmes -January 2017 session

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New Delhi:  The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)  has invited applications for admissions to the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes for January 2017 session.  As per the admission notification by IGNOU, the last date of submission of online application is 31 October 2016. All India entrance test will be held on 4 December 2016.

Eligibility for MPhil: 1.(a) The candidate must have master’s degree of any recognized University. The minimum eligibility criteria is 55% marks at Post Graduation level [50% in case of reserved categories {SC, ST, OBC (Non-Creamy) and PWD}]. (b) Also for detailed discipline specific eligibility criteria, candidate should refer the Information Brochure IGNOU research degree programmes.

Eligibility for PhD: The candidate must have master’s degree and/or MPhil in the relevant discipline along with the qualifications mentioned in point 1(a) above. Also for detailed discipline specific eligibility criteria, candidate should refer the Information Brochure IGNOU research degree programmes.

However, candidates holding MPhil degree (along with course work and dissertation both) or those candidates who have cleared NET (conducted by UGC/CSIR/ICAR) or any other equivalent examination will be exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test. Those who have not cleared NET/any other equivalent examination or not holding MPhil Degree will be required to appear for the entrance test.

The Information Brochure IGNOU research degree programmes  is available at the IGNOU university portal. The link is given below: https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/entrancersunit/Upload/brochure-2017.pdf . The Entrance Test will be conducted at the national level in the selected centres across the country.

Selection Procedure:

Stage 1: Entrance Test

Stage 2: Interview/ Presentation:  Candidates who will be successful in the Entrance Test will be called for interview/presentation of Synopsis before the Discipline Doctoral Committee. Those candidates exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test will also be called for interview/presentation of Synopsis before the Discipline Doctoral Committee. Offer letters for admission will be sent to the Selected Candidates only.

Application fee of Rs. 1,000/- is non-refundable under any circumstances.

For submission of online applications and other related information, candidates should follow the link given below:  http://www.ignou.ac.in/ 

List of programmes for PhD

1 Rural Development

2 Food & Nutrition

3 Hindi

4 English

5 Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies

6 Translation Studies

7 Tourism and Hospitality Services Management

8 History

9 Economics

10 Sociology

11 Political Science

12 Public Administration

13 Psychology

14 Anthropology

5 Library & Information Science

16 Education

17 Distance Education

18 Computer Science

19 Civil Engineering

20 Mechanical Engineering

21 Electrical Engineering

22 Nursing

23 Commerce

24 Management

25 Biochemistry

26 Chemistry

27 Geography

28 Geology

29 Life Sciences

30 Statistics

31 Law

32 Fine Arts

33 Theatre Arts

34 Journalism and Mass Communication

35 Social Work

Disciplines for MPhil:

1 Sociology

2 Economics

3 Political Science

4 Translation Studies

5 Social Work

6 Distance Education

7 Commerce

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