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Utkal University of Culture PhD Programme 2014-15

Ph.D Admission 2014-15

Applications in the prescribed form are invited from intending candidates who have secured minimum 55% (50% in case of SC/ST candidates and college teacher with 15 years of teaching experience) of marks at P.G. level for Ph.D entrance test and interview for the session 2014-15

Ph.D in facilities of Culture Studies, Language and Literature, Visual Art and Performing Art under Utkal University of Culture

Eligibility of Scholars:

Master degree holders having secured at least 55% of marks in the above mentioned disciplines of Utkal University of Culture are eligible for Ph.D. Registration provided they qualify through an entrance test followed by an interview

Subject in which marks are not awarded equivalent grade point shall be taken as the qualifying grade/mark.

However, candidates belonging to SC/ST category and college teacher having 15-years of teaching experience shall be given relaxation of 5% marks at Master’s Degree level

Exemption from Entrance Test:

Candidates qualifying UGC-CSIR-NET-GET-ICAR-SLET-INSPIRE-RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL FELLOW-FELLOWSHIP OF DST/ICHR/ICSSR/ICMR/DBT/Department of Culture, Govt. of  India and other National bodies/Awardees of Teachers Fellowship and such other fellowship as approved by the Vice-Chancellor from time to time are exempted from entrance test and interview

M.Phil Degree holders are also exempted from entrance test and interview provided they were admitted to the M.Phil programme through a written entrance test

Teachers of colleges/University/Institute of Higher Education and professionals with seven years teaching/professional experience shall be exempted from appearing the entrance test and interview

Seats: The numbers of seats available in each faculty for Ph.D registration have been mentioned below:

Culture Studies (15), Language and Literature (10), Visual Art (05), Performing Art (10)

The number of seats specified above against each subject does not include the exempted category of candidates

Fees to be paid along with application form:

Cost of Entrance Exam, Application form Rs.500/-

Entrance Examination Fee Rs.2000/-

Total Amount: 2500/-

(The applicant who are exempted from appearing the entrance test need not pay the entrance examination fee)

The amount may be deposited in shape of Bank Draft drawn in favour of Utkal University of Culture, payable at United Bank of India, Market Building Unit-II, Bhubaneswar

Application Form:

Applications for entrance test (Appendix-I) duly filled in along with the requisite fees through bank draft shall be sent to the controller of examinations either by post or in person

In complete applications in any respect and applications received beyond the stipulated date shall be summarily rejected and no communication shall be made with the candidates in this regard

A candidate may apply in downloaded from available in the University website and deposit the same duly filled in with the requisite fees through such ban draft

The applicants (except the exempted candidates) are required to pay Rs.1000/- (Rs one thousand) only in shape of bank draft drawn on a nationalized bank towards entrance test fee along with their application form

The prescribed application form is to be downloaded from the university

Important Dates:

Last date of receipt of application for entrance test 25th Jan 2014

Date of entrance test 24th Feb 2014

(Incomplete applications in any respect shall be rejected and no communication in this regard shall be made)


Utkal University of Culture

Sardar Patel Hall Complex, Unit-II, Bhubaneswar-751009, Orissa

Tel-0674-2535487, Website: