University of Kerala Phd Admission 2016 Eligibility, Dates

Kerala University Phd Admission 2016 Notification

University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram is invited applications for admission to full-time and part-time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program offered in various subjects for the academic year 2016.

Eligibility Criteria for University of Kerala Phd Admission

Applicants who have secured not less than 55% marks at the master’s degree examination are eligible to apply for the test.

Applicants belonging to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes who hold master’s degree in Science and Applied Science faculties with atleast 45% marks and Master’s Degree in other faculties with 40% marks are eligible to apply for the test.

Applicants who have appeared for master’s degree examination and whose result is still awaited may also apply for the test.

Selection Procedure for University of Kerala Phd Admission

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the PhD entrance test conducted by the university

Applicants who have already qualified in the National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship or Lectureship of the UGC/CSIR or ICAR/GATE or ICMR JRF test or applicants who are selected for fellowship by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment or the state level eligibility test conducted by the Kerala Government or who hold M.Phil. Degree by research and thesis in addition to a Master’s degree or its equivalent with not less than 55% marks are exempted from eligibility test

Applicants with DST-INSPIRE fellowship are exempted from PhD entrance test

Applicants who have qualified (GPAT) are exempted from PhD entrance test and are permitted to register for research leading to PhD degree in Pharmacy

How to Apply University of Kerala Phd Admission 2016.?

Online Registration can be done at the University Website of

The cost of application form is Rs.20/- and the fee for the test is Rs.1000/-; for applicants belonging to SC/ST the fee for the test is Rs.500/- (Rs.10/- for one DD Service Charge in case of Demand Draft).

Applications can be downloaded after online registration from the website of Kerala University (Rs.20/- for downloading charges).

All remittances should be either through University Cash Counter or through Demand Draft (DD) issued by the State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of India or the District Co-Operative Bank drawn in favour of the Finance Officer, University of Kerala, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

Application received after the last date will be summarily rejected.

Last date of receipt of application is August 31st 2016 at 05.00pm (Tentative)

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