SGGSWU PhD Entrance Exam | Ph.D. Admission 2017 at Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University
Check out Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University PhD Admission 2017 – eligibility, application form, number of seats, selection criteria, application deadlines and more details.
Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University has invited applications for admission from eligible applicants for PhD Programs offered in the different department of the University.
Subject and Number of Seats
- Commerce and Management – 2 seats
- Chemistry – 8 seats
- Physics – 13 seats
- Punjabi – 1 seats
- Biotechnology – 2 seats
- Nanotechnology – 6 seats
- Sikh Studies – 1 seats
- Physical Education – 2 seats
- Botany – 4 seats
- Law – 1 seats
- Sociology – 3 seats
- Psychology – 4 seats
- Education – 2 seats
- Zoology – 4 seats
- Food Processing Technology – 2 seats
- Mechanical Engineering – 5 seats
PhD Eligibility Criteria 2017
Master’s degree with at least 55% marks or 5.5 CGPA out of 10 (50% marks or equivalent CGPA for SC/ST applicants, OBC (non creamy layer), differently abled persons who have at least 40% disability) or those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September, 1991 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib or an equivalent degree from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in the subject concerned or allied-subject.
Those applicants who could not clear the paper earlier may also apply.
Ph.D. Selection Criteria
Weightage for different components for determining merit is as under:
- Percentage of Marks in Graduation – 10
- Percentage of Marks in Post Graduation – 30
- Interview – 10
- Publications – 5 (Max.)
PhD Exam Pattern 2017
The test will comprise of two papers, each of 60 minutes:
a) Paper-I (Common for all subjects): Will contain 60 objective type multiple choice questions.
Scope: General Aptitude, Reasoning, Numerical/Mental Ability, Indian education system, Analytical skills/Research aptitude, Environment, Language proficiency, Teaching Aptitude and any other topic covered in Paper – I of the NET.
b) Paper-II (for subject opted by the applicant for admission): Will contain 60 objective type multiple choice questions.
Scope: Core areas relating to the concerned discipline/subject.
c) The syllabus of the test will be the same as the syllabus of UGC syllabus for NET or GATE.
d) A minimum of 40% marks is required in each paper to qualify the test.
PhD Application Form 2017 | PhD Registration Form
Application cum registration form can be obtained from the University on payment of Rs. 500/- through demand draft (DD) in favor of Registrar, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, payable at Fatehgarh Sahib or by a cash payment on the spot.
In case the admission form is downloaded from the University website, it should be submitted complete in all respects along with Application cum Registration fee of Rs.500/- in the form of demand draft (DD) in favor of Registrar, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Payable at Fatehgarh Sahib.
The Entrance test fee of Rs. 1,000/- is to be paid through demand draft in favor of Registrar, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Payable at Fatehgarh Sahib along with the application form. Entrance test fee can also be deposited by cash at the spot. In such a case, the fee receipt should be enclosed with the application form.
The completed application form along with the required fee (application and Entrance Test fee) and documents should be submitted in person or through registered post or speed post to the Admission Cell of the University.
PhD Application Deadlines 2017
Last Date for Submission of forms: August 30th, 2017 (04:00 pm)
Date of PhD Entrance Exam: September 05th 2017 (11:00 am)