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Sambalpur University Odisha announces PhD Programme 2017

Notification for PhD Programme & Entrance Test 2017

Applications are invited online from the intending candidates for PhD Programme and Entrance Test under faculties of the Sambalpur University for the session 2017 (Course Work to start from January 2017)

Subjects Offered

Anthropology; Physics; Mathematics; Chemistry; Environmental Science; Environmental Science & Engineering; Life Science; Microbiology; Biotechnology; Botany; Zoology; English; History; Geology; Management; Ayurvedic; Geography;  Lib & Information Science; Law; Statistics; Hindi;  Food Science & Technology; Home Science; Computer Science; Electronics; Commerce and Odia

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate, who has obtained Master’s Degree in any discipline of Sambalpur University or any other University/Institute recognized by this University or such Degree as may be considered equivalent for this purpose by this University with at least 55% (or equivalent grade), shall be eligible for admission into the PhD Programme

However, candidates belonging to SC/ST category shall be given a relaxation of 5% marks at Master’s Degree level

Entrance/Processing Fee

The candidates should download the Challan Form (available in the University website (www.suniv.ac.in) and deposit Rs.1500/- in any branch of the State Bank of India towards processing and entrance fee

The Bank will provide a Journal No. against the deposit, which should be given in the application form at the time of online registration

Exemption from Entrance Test

a) The following categories of candidates shall be exempted from appearing at the Written Test

Candidates who have qualified in UGC/CSIR/ (NET), GATE and such examination conducted by ICAR, ICMR and other National Bodies

However, candidates qualifying in UGC/CSIR NET JRF/GATE (All Subjects) / INSPIRE /RGNF or any other similar fellowship at the India level for PhD programme shall be admitted directly on application in plain paper at any time of the year specifying the research interest and area and from among them those not exempted from course work shall take course work in the subsequent year

They shall be admitted irrespective of the stipulated number of research students assigned to the Supervisor or the Department in the concerned subjects

They are advised not to apply through online for the PhD programme and may ignore this advertisement

b) Teachers who have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in the +3 Degree Colleges / PG Level at the University
c) Those who have a minimum of a 5 years on continuous professional experience relating to subject concerned in a managerial cadre / scientist not below a rank of College Teacher
d) Candidates having M.Phil/M.Tech Degree of Sambalpur University or recognized University with course work
e) A candidate who has successfully passed the 1st semester course of M.Phil programme under revised UGC regulation 2009 with a minimum of 6.5 OGPA or 60% in aggregate

Candidates, not exempted, have to appear at the written test on 31st December 2016 (Saturday) and must secure a minimum of 50% marks in the test, to be eligible for appearing at the Viva-Voce test at the Nodal centre for the subject (5% relaxation in case of SC/ST)

Exemption from Course Work

The following categories of candidates shall be exempted from course work

a) Candidates who have passed M.Phil/M.Tech /ME in the same subject of PhD programme from this University or from other University/Institute recognized by this University and the admission at the M.Phil/M.Tech /M.E. Programme has been through an entrance examination and course work has been prescribed
b) A candidate who has successfully passed the 1st Semester course of M.Phil Programme in the same subject under revised UGC regulation 2016 with a minimum of 6.5 OGPA or 60% in aggregate from this University or from the University/Institute recognized by this University

Selection Process

The final selection of all qualified candidates shall be based on career (80%) and Viva-Voce (20%) which will be conducted by the respective Nodal Centres on a pre-notified date

All such selected candidates shall be eligible to enroll in PhD Course Work equivalent to 1st Semester of M.Phil in the Nodal Centre

A candidate securing a minimum of 6.5 Grade Point in the Course Work shall be eligible for PhD registration under Sambalpur University

The decision of the University authority shall be final and binding in the interpretation of application and regulation for PhD programme of Sambalpur University

Application Form

Intending candidate shall apply in the prescribed format available in the PG Central Office during office hours on working days in person on payment of Rs.500/- in cash

The application filled in the prescribed format in duplicate along with the bank draft of Rs.1000/- (non-refundable) for entrance test in favour of Chairman, PG Council, two recent attested passport size photographs and other academic records showing the qualification of the candidates, money receipt of form etc must reach the undersigned

Candidates should download the Challan Form (availabled in the University website www.suniv.ac.in and deposit Rs.1500/- in any branch of the State Bank of India towards processing and entrance fee

Applications received after the due date shall be rejected

The format can be downloaded from the university website www.suniv.ac.in

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Registration: 18th November 2016

Last Date of Online Registration: 10th December 2016 (05.00 PM)

Last Date of Submission of Hard Copy of the Application along with other documents: 12th December 2016 (05.00 PM)

Downloading of Admit Card from the University Website: 22nd December 2016

Date of Entrance Test: 31st December 2016

Downloading of Call Letter (for both Exempted & Non-Exempted Category): 01st January 2017

Sambalpur University Odisha

Post Graduate Council, Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar-768019, Sambalpur, Odisha, Phone No.: 0663-2430776, Email: [email protected], Website www.suniv.ac.in

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