Sunday, August 10, 2014


Kannur University,
Thavakkara Campus , Civil Station PO, Kannur-2


Applications have been invited by Kannur University for Ph.D. ENTRANCE EXAMINATION/COURSE WORK LEADING TO Ph.D.PROGRAMME-2014 in the following subjects.

1. Agricultural Statistics (Anticipatory)
2. Anthropology
3. Biochemistry and Immunology
4. Biotechnology
5. Botany
6. Chemistry
7. Civil Engineering
8. Commerce and Management Studies
9. Economics
10. Education
11. English
12. Geography
13. Geology
14. Hindi
15. History
16. Horticulture
17. Kannada
18. Library and Information Science
19. Life Science
20. Malayalam
21. Mathematics
22. Medical Biochemistry
23. Medicine
24. Music
25. Pharmaceutical Sciences
26. Psychology
27. Physical Education
28. Physics
29. Photochemistry
30. Political Science
31. Sanskrit
32. Sociology
33. Statistics
34. Urdu
35. Zoology
36. Information Technology (Anticipatory Vacancy)

Candidates who have secured 55% marks and above in their P.G. degree examination shall be eligible to apply for the Entrance Test.

Candidates who secure 50% marks and above in the entrance examination are eligible for registration to Course Work leading to Ph.D. programme. However, candidates belonging to SC/ST communities are eligible, if they secure 35% marks in the Entrance Examination.

Teachers of Affiliated Colleges/University Departments/Higher Secondary Schools, candidates appointed as Research Fellows or Research Assistants in Research Projects run in the University Departments/Affiliated Colleges/Research Institutes and Scientists working in the Research Institutes, Technical experts working in analytical laboratories, members of any statutory professional institutes approved by the Government of India, Permanent employees of Kannur University, Clinical Psychologists working in Govt.Medical Colleges and Govt. Hospitals, High School and DIET Teachers satisfying the eligibility criteria for admission are eligible to apply for Part-Time registration for doing research and such candidates are to undergo six months regular compulsory Course Work.

Application shall be submitted in good quality A4 size paper in the prescribed format, which can be downloaded from the website
The following documents shall be enclosed with the application
i. Copies of P.G./M.Phil Degree Certificate and Marklists attested by a Gazetted Officer.
ii. Equivalency Certificate issued by this University recognizing the P.G./M.Phil Degree from other Universities, if applicable.
iii. Certificate in proof for relaxation in minimum marks prescribed for Ph.D. admission, as per Notification
iv. Certificate in proof for exemption from the Entrance Test as per Notification.
v. No Objection Certificate in original from the Employer in the case of employed persons. They should obtain No Objection Certificate from their Employer before submission of the application.
vi. Copies of UGC/CSIR NET Certificate attested by a Gazetted Officer, if applicable.
vii. Copies of Fellowship/Scholarship award letter attested by a Gazetted Officer, if applicable.
viii. Project Sanctioning letter/appointment order etc from the concerned authority in the case of Project Fellows.
ix. Community Certificate in the case of SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates for claiming relaxation in the minimum marks, if applicable.
x. A Certificate from the University concerned showing the aggregate percentage of marks scored in the P.G. Examination under grading pattern, if applicable.
xi. Original Chalan receipts for Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) and Rs.50/- (Rupees fifty only) towards Application fee and cost of application form respectively.

The fee is to be remitted to the Kannur University Fund by way of Chalan only. However, candidates from outside the State of Kerala can remit the amount by way of Demand Draft payable to the Finance Officer, Kannur University.
The Head of Account for remittance in Kerala State Treasuries by way of chalan is as 8658-00-102-96(27) KUS .
Applications duly filled in all respects shall be submitted to the Registrar, Kannur University, Thavakkara Campus , Civil Station PO, Kannur-2 before 5.00 pm, on 16-08-2014.

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