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APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University PhD Admission 2016

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Admission to PhD Research 2016-17 (Even Semester)

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University invites applications for PhD Research 2016-17 even semester admission in affiliated colleges to KTU

Type of admission

PhD Full Time (discipline of Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Management)

PhD Part Time (disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Basic Sciences, Mathematics and Management) only for faculty presently working in affiliated colleges

Eligibility Criteria

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology, Architecture or a Master’s degree by research in Engineering/Technology with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 are eligible for admission to the PhD Programme with the stipulation that admission the Masters Programme should have been based on a valid GATE score

Master degree in Basic Sciences of Mathematics with a minimum CGPA of 6.5; Such candidates should have qualified through national level examinations such as UGC-CSIR NET to be eligible for admission to PhD

For PhD in Management, candidates should have a Master’s degree or equivalent PG Diploma in Management with a minimum CGPA of 6.0. They should, in addition, have a Bachelors degree with good academic record and should have qualified in national level examinations such as CAT/JMET/XAT/MAT/ATMA/GATE/UGC

The following are exempted from the requirement of GATE or UGC-CSIR NET or CAT/JMET/XAT/MAT/ATMA/GATE/UGC for the purpose of registering for PhD

Selection Process

Selection is made through research aptitude test / interview; objective type test 1.5 hours duration will be conducted in two parts

– Research Methodology (30 marks)

– Basic Mathematics (30 marks)

Each correct answer carries 1 mark; each wrong answer reduces 1/4 marks; separate cut off marks for each part of examination


Number of KTU fellowship to full time scholars in discipline Engineering Technology – 5 numbers

How to Apply

Application must be submitted online as specified in website

Application Fee – All applicants except SC/ST – Rs.1000/-; ST/ST applicants Rs.500/-

All communications are by Email and intimations are through KTU website as announcements

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 24th December 2016


APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram

(CET Campus, MBA Block, Thiruvananthapuram-659016, Tel.: 0471-25958122, Email: [email protected], Website

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