PhD Admission 2018 at GNDU | GNDU PhD Admission 2018
GNDU Phd Admission 2018 – Guru Nanak Dev University, GNDU Amritsar has invited applications for admission to Phd Programs (Doctoral of Philosophy) for 2018 sessions.
GNDU PhD Eligibility Test 2018
Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) PhD Eligibility Test generally conducted in month of July every year. Applicants want to get admission for PHD Program at GNDU has to appear in this exam.
The students who have qualified UGC (NET)/UGC-CSIR (JRF) Exam/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 applicants who are awarded fellowships directly by these or other funding agencies for the purpose of pursuing PhD 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 PhD any time during the session.
PhD Eligibility Criteria
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 applicants of Guru Nanak Dev University or an equivalent degree of recognized Indian University in the subject concerned or allied-field.
Last Date for Fee Deposit: July 09th 2018
Last Date for Application Form to be submitted online only: July 12th 2018
PhD Eligibility Test will held on July 24th 2018 from 11.00 am to 01:30 pm
Counseling will be held on July 31st 2018 in the respective departments
PhD Entrance Exam
PhD Entrance Exam will be conducted for the courses in which there are not sufficient number of NET and other qualified applicants to fill in seats for the Ph.D. program, as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its Ph.D. Programs.
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 applicants) in the aforesaid Eligibility test for admission to Ph.D. Program.
The Ph.D. Eligibility Test will be only a qualifying exam/step for participating in the counseling for admission, and the other conditions for PhD admission will be as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its PhD Programs. Mere qualifying in the Ph.D. eligibility test does not ensure admission to Ph.D.
The syllabus for the Ph.D. eligibility test for admission to Ph.D. Program will be the same as prescribed for UGC-NET conducted by respective regulatory bodies. In the case of subjects where NET is not conducted, the syllabus for the test will be notified by the concerned Head of the Dept.
There will be two question papers:
The first paper will be compulsory and common to all applicants. It will consist of 25 multiple-choice questions of general awareness and mental ability and will carry 25 marks.
The second paper will be subjected specific. The applicants will be required to attempt 50 objective type questions, each question carrying 1 mark, and 5 short answer type questions (out of 15), each question carrying 5 marks.
GNDU Phd Application Form 2018
Application for admission shall be submitted only online at the University website: www.gnduadmissions.org.
Registration/ Application Fee
Registration Fee for SC/ST is Rs.600/- and for all other categories, it is Rs.1200/-.
Registration Fee for Foreign/NRI Students is US$ 500.
Registration fee can be paid either in State Bank of India through bank challan or can be deposited online.
Registration fee is non-refundable.
List of the Depts. where PhD Eligibility Test will be conducted: (1) Agriculture, (2) Architecture, (3) Biotechnology, (4) Botany, (5) Chemistry, (6) Environmental Sciences, (7) Food Science & Technology, (8) Planning, (9) Human Genetics, (10) Journalism and Mass Communication, (11) Laws, (12) Microbiology, (13) Music, (14) Pharmaceutical Sciences, (15) Physics, (16) Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, (17) Zoology.