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Sri Krishnadevaraya University SKU Anantapur MPhil & PhD Admission 2016

Research & Development SKURESCET-2016 Notification

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu invites applications for admission into M.Phil. (Full time) and PhD (Full time and Part time) Programme offered through SKURESCET-2016

M.Phil./PhD Programmes offered in Sri Krishnadevaraya University Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu, established in 1981, has a long tradition of teaching and research

Eligibility Criteria

For Full Time PhD & M.Phil Course:

Candidates passed in second-class securing minimum of 55% of marks in the masters’ degree examination of this university or any other recognized university. 5% relaxation is given to the SC/ST/Differently-abled candidates

Candidate who possess M.Phil degree of this university or any other recognized university are eligible for admission in PhD programme without entrance test

Candidates who possess M.E., M.Tech., M.D. (Medical), M.Pharm degree are eligible to apply for direct admission to Ph.D Programme without an entrance test. Teachers working in Govt. Degree Colleges and Private Aided Degree Colleges are also eligible to apply for the programme

For Part-Time PhD Course:

Candidates who have scored 55% of marks with a minimum experience of three years in a Degree College / Engineering College and four years in a Junior College are eligible for admission to Ph.D. Courses

Candidates who have scored 55% of marks in postgraduate degree are also eligible to apply

Teacher Candidates of Part-time M.Phil degree of this university or any other recognized university with postgraduate degree are also eligible to apply

Executives with II class Postgraduate degree working in the Central & State Govt. Organizations / Joint Stock Companies with at least four years of service are eligible

Executives with II class Postgraduate degrees including I.C.W.A., C.A., A.C.S. with four years executive experience in Joint Stock Companies, Govt. and quasi-government organizations, and private companies working in a Grade equivalent to that of a Junior Lecturer are eligible for admission to the PhD Programme (Part time)

Research Associates/Research Assistants/Scientific Officers/Field Investigators working in nationally/internationally recognized research/medical/engineering institutions with a minimum of four years of experience are eligible

Admission Process

For M .Phil / Ph D in Science

Selection of the candidate to PhD / M Phil Courses is done on the basis of rank in the merit list of SKURESCET-2016entrance exam, conducted by the university

Candidates of the following categories are exempted from taking M. Phil / Ph D Entrance test:

Teachers, Technical Assistants and non-teaching staff in a cadre not less than that of Junior Assistants of S.K. University College

Candidate who possess M. Phil Degree on full-time basis

Candidates with UGC/CSIR-JRF, NET, APSET and GATE qualified candidates, awardees of INSPIRE fellowships and teachers who are awarded Fellowships under FIP, Project Fellows / Assistants and candidates possessing M.E., M.Tech., M.D (Medical) and M.Pharm Degrees


85% seats in each course are filled with local candidates of SVU region, while 15% are filled with local or non-local candidates on merit

33.33% seats are reserved for women candidates in each category but if there is no suitable women candidate in a category then seats will be filled with men candidates

If SC/ST category candidates are not available then left over seats will be filled by open category candidates

How to apply for SKURESCET-2016

Candidate has to submit Application online through the website by clicking on the button SKURESCET-2016

The cost of each application is Rs.1000/- (SC/ST-Rs.500/- BCs–Rs.750/-) and it should be paid through Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking in online to Dean, Research & Development Account, State Bank of India, SKU Branch, Account No.: 35316329029, Branch Code: 16825, IFSC: SBIN0016825

Prospectus can be obtained from website

Candidate has to submit separate application for M.Phil and PhD Programme. Candidate is advised to take a printout of the application submitted to university

Hall Tickets

Hall tickets for the Entrance Test will be available online to the candidates 10 days before the date of Test, which will be announced later. Candidate can download the Hall Ticket from the website and attend the Entrance Test

Important Dates

The process of online application for SKURESCET-2016 starts from 05th December 2016

Last Date for Online Application without Late Fee 06th January 2017

Last Date for Online Application with Late Fee of Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000/- + Late Fee Rs.1000/-): 18th January 2017

SKU Anantapur

Sri Krishnadevaraya University NH – 205, Anantapur – Tirupati Hwy, Anantapuram, Andhra Pradesh 515003