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Akal University PhD Admission 2017

 

Akal University PhD announces Entrance / Admission 2017

 
Akal University, Talwandi, Bathinda invites application for admission to PhD Programmes for the year 2017-18
 
Akal University invites applications from bright and dedicated young scholars interested in pursuing PhD Program. Monthly research fellowship worth Rs. 13000/- will be provided to all admitted candidates
 
For the year 2017-18, applications for PhD enrollments are invited from the interested candidates to pursue their research in the following subjects:
 
Subjects:
 
Botany, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Economics and English
 

Akal University PhD Admission 2017 Eligibility Criteria

 
For Sciences Subjects: Any candidate who has passed the Master’s Exam in the concerned subject with a score of not less than 60% or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale or equivalent (55% or 5.5 CGPA for SC/ST/BC Category) marks in aggregate, or have appeared in the final year exam of Master’s degree in the subject concerned from Akal University, Talwandi Sabo or from any other University (approved by the appropriate Academic Bodies of A.U.), shall be eligible
 
For Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences Subjects: Any candidate who has passed the Master’s exam in the concerned subject with a score of not less than 55% or CGPA of 5.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent (50% or 5.0 CGPA for SC/ST/BC Category) marks in aggregate, or have appeared in the final year exam of Master’s degree in the subject concerned from Akal University, Talwandi Sabo or from any other University (approved by the appropriate Academic Bodies of A.U.), shall be eligible
 
Admission Procedure
 
The University will admit PhD students through PhD Entrance test, to be conducted by the University
 
Exemption from entrance test for enrollment to PhD: Every candidate interested in admission to Ph.D. Programme in any of the faculty/school/ department/ institute/centre of the Akal University has to qualify PhD Entrance Test except the following:
 
a) The students who have qualified UGC- JRF/ UGC-CSIR (JRF)/GATE or any similar exam/test conducted by a notified authority of the Government of India for the purpose, will be exempted from PhD Entrance Test, subject to approval of the Vice-Chancellor
 
b) Applications of foreign students, sponsored by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) or any such designated authority by the Govt. of India, who wish to seek admission directly (with or without sponsorship) to PhD Program shall be examined by a committee set up by the Vice-Chancellor
 
Structure of the Entrance Exam
 
For Entrance Examination, there would be two papers i.e. Paper-1 and Paper-2. Paper-1 would be Subject Specific Multiple Choice Questions of 50 marks and Paper-2 would be Subject specific or Faculty specific Descriptive Test of 100 marks
 
Paper 1
 
Subject Specific Multiple Choice Questions: Test will have 50 questions with multiple choices; all questions shall be compulsory and of one marks each. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers and for each incorrect answer ¼ mark will be deducted
 
Paper 2
 
Subject Specific Descriptive Test: This paper will be of 100 marks. The paper shall constitute two sections. Section A shall have 12 short answer questions and candidates have to answer any eight
 
Section B shall have 8 long answer questions and candidates have to attempt any4. Each short answer question shall carry 5 marks and long answer question 15 marks
 
Standard of Passing: Candidate who score 50% and more in both the papers individually will be declared as passed
 
Standard of Passing: Candidate who score 50% and more in both the papers individually will be declared as passed
 
Selection Criteria
 
Weight for different components for determining merit is as under:
 

  1. Percentage of Marks in Graduation 10
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  3. Percentage of Marks in Postgraduation 20
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  5. iii. Qualified UGC-NET 10
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  7. Awarded JRF/CSIR fellowship 20
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  9. Interview 50

 
Total – 100 Weightage (%)

  1. Selected candidates shall be provisionally registered for PhD Program with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor
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  3. Admission to PhD Programme shall be twice a year in the months of February and August of each year

 

Akal University PhD Admission 2017 Application Procedure

 
Every person, if he/she is otherwise eligible and qualifies as per above conditions and desirous of doing research work for the PhD degree shall face the interview before the committee constituted for the purpose
 
All such candidates will apply to respective University Faculty or Department or Research Centre for registration for the purpose of interview
 
Candidates exempted from Entrance Examination shall also have to register their candidature with the respective University or Department or Research Centre
 
Candidates may visit Institute website www.auts.ac.in for complete details about the Institute

Akal University PhD Admission 2017 Important Dates

Last Date of Application Form Submission: 01st July 2017
 
Date of Written Test and/or Interview: 05th July 2017
 
Announcement of the List of selected Candidates: 07th July 2017
 
Last Date to Submit the Registration Form along with Fee: 11th July 2017
 
Classes for Course Work: 24th July 2017

 

Akal University Bathinda

 
Akal University, Talwandi Sabo, District Bathinda (Punjab), Website www.auts.ac.in
 
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
 
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