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Mahatma Gandhi University opens PhD Admission for 2014

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam opens PhD Admission for 2014 session. Applications from eligible candidates for Written Aptitude Test for registration for research leading to the award of Ph.D degree of this University for the year 2014

Eligibility to apply to MGU

Candidates who have passed the Post-graduate Examination in any discipline of Mahatma Gandhi University or of other Universities recognized as equivalent thereto, securing not less than 55% marks in the aggregate, are eligible to apply for the Written Aptitude Test

For SC/ST candidates the minimum marks required for application is 50% in the aggregate in the Post Graduate Examination

Candidates awaiting results of their PG examinations can also apply, but they shall qualify the PG Degree on or before 31st July 2014

All the candidates who desire to apply for Ph.D admission in the University Schools/Departments/Inter University Centres and approved Research Centres have to appear for the Written Aptitude Test

Exemption from the Written Aptitude Test

The following categories of candidates are exempted from appearing for the Written Aptitude Test

A) JRF candidates

B) UGC Teacher Fellows

C) M.Phil & M.Tech (all disciplines), MD & MS (Medicine) holders in the subject of research concerned

D) Regular and permanent teachers from the University Departments and the Government/ Aided Colleges affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University

E) Candidates who have become qualified in the NET/SLET/GATE/GPAT or other tests conducted by such Government bodies as UGC, CSIR, ICAR and DST

F) DST Women Scientist Awardees

G) KSCST/INSPIRE Fellowship Awardees

H) Scientists from the Accredited R&D Institutions

I) Candidates who hold a valid certificate for having qualified in the research aptitude test conducted by Mahatma Gandhi University

How to apply: Application can be downloaded from the University website

The filled in application with enclosures addressed to the Registrar, Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarshini Hills P.O, Kottayam-686560 shall reach on or before 10th March 2014

Date of the Written Aptitude Test and the venue will be announced through the University website

For more details please visit

Mahatma Gandhi University

Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarshini Hills P.O., Kottayam-686560