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Ravenshaw University Cuttack MPhil Admission 2016-17

Ravenshaw University Cuttack announces MPhil Admission for 2016-17 session

M.Phil Program 2016-17

Ravenshaw University Cuttack invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to M.Phil (Master of Philosophy) program for the academic year 2016-17.

M.Phil Disciplines

The University offers M.Phil (Master of Philosophy) courses in the following disciplines:

Applied Geography, Botany, Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, Education, English, Geology, Hindi, History, International Studies, Management, Mathematics, Odia, Odia (Self-Financing), Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, Statistics, Women’s Studies and Zoology.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have completed Postgraduate Degree in the concerned subject with at least 55% (50% in case of SC/ST candidates) marks in aggregate or OGPA of 5.5 (5 in case of SC/ST candidates).

Admission into M.Phil in Life Sciences requires M.Sc in Botany/Zoology/Biotechnology /Biochemistry/Microbiology/Life Sciences/Environmental Sci/Fishery Science with 55% marks in aggregate or CGPA of 5.5 can apply.

Admission into M.Phil in International Studies and Women’s Studies is open to all post graduate degree holders with 55% marks in aggregate at PG level.

Relaxation of 5% of marks shall be given in favour of SC & ST applicants.

Selection Procedure

The merit list for M.Phil courses will be prepared on the basis of performance of the candidate of the university entrance test (40%); marks secured in the last qualifying exam (full marks in the qualifying exam will be taken 100% and marks will be calculated proportionately depending upon the percentage of marks secured) (70%); interview (30%)

Entrance Test

Questions for M.Phil Entrance Exam will be both objective and/or descriptive based on the PG level course (see CSIR UGC NET Question Papers).

Time duration of entrance exam will be 2 hours. Full marks is 100 and there is no negative marking


One seat is reserved for either SC or ST candidate whose rank is higher. International Studies & Women’s Studies: One seat is reserved for SC and one seat is reserved for ST candidates

Admit Card

After submission of application online, candidates are required to take printout of the application form and admit card; the admit card shall have two parts; one for the candidate (candidate’s copy), and the other for the office (office copy)

Applicants shall affix one recent passport size colour photograph on space indicated on the office copy of the admit card. No other intimation shall be issued for reporting at the exam centre

Application Fee

For General Courses – Rs.180/-

For Women’s Studies /International Studies – Rs.500/-

Exam Centre: Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha

How to Apply

Candidates seeking admission into different M.Phil Programmes of the University should follow the following steps for successful submission of application. The online application must be submitted on or before 10th June 2016.

All applicants should have a valid email ID before applying for admission into M.Phil Programs. All communications from the University to the candidates will be through sms and website


Registration and Deposit of Application Fee: Online Registration Form is available in the Ravenshaw University Website at the link ‘Register Here’

Applicants are required to fill all the entries in the online regd. form before pressing the submit button. Online payment can be made through “Online Payment” in the Ravenshaw University Website.

Step 2

Filling of online Application Form: Online Application Form is available in the Ravenshaw University Website at the link Admission 2016

List of enclosures

  1. i) Print out of the application form (printed application form after online submission) with a recent passport size photograph affixed on it
  2. ii) E-receipt for Rs.500/-

Applicants are required to make the following entries on the reverse of the E-receipt

Important Dates

The Last Date of Online Application: 10th June 2016

M.Phil Entrance Exam Program Schedule:

For Regular Courses – [Applied Geography, Botany, Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, Education, English, Geology, Hindi, History, Mgt., Mathematics, Odia, Physics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Statistics, Sociology, Zoology]: 26th June 2016 (02.00 PM to 04.00 PM)

For Self-financing Courses – [International Studies]: 27th June 2016 (09.00 AM to 11.00 AM)

For Self-financing Courses [Women’s Studies]: 27th June 2016 (02.00 PM to 04.00 PM)

Ravenshaw University, Cuttack

Cuttack-753003, Email: Email- [email protected], Website


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