Friday, January 23, 2015

Central University of Kerala Kasaragod Ph.D Admission Notice 2015

Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod

Ph.D Admission Notice 2015

Applications have been invited from eligible candidates for registration to the PhD programme of Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod which may be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis as per CUK Regulations. Candidates working in research projects in Departments of the University shall be eligible to seek full-time / part-time registration if the Research Guide and the Principal Investigator of the research project are one and the same.

Permanent employees of a Recognized Research Centre (RRC) shall be eligible to seek part-time registration, whereas candidates working in relevant research projects at an RRC shall be eligible to seek full-time registration only.

1. Animal Science
2. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
3. Comparative Literature
4. Genomic Science
5. Plant Science
6. Economics
7. Mathematics
8. International Relations
9. Computer Science
10. Chemistry

Eligibility for Registration 
Candidates seeking registration to the doctoral programme shall have passed the Master's Degree in the concerned / allied / relevant subject with 55% marks in the qualifying examination, or with a CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale, from a University recognized by the University Grants Commission, provided that a candidate belonging to SC/ST community shall be eligible for concession up to 5% marks.

Doctoral Entrance Test (DET):
All candidates, whose applications for registration to the doctoral programme are found to be in order, will be required to take the Doctoral Entrance Test (DET) conducted by the University Department concerned. Candidates, who secure a minimum of 50% marks in the DET, will be deemed to have qualified in the Test.

Exemption from DET:
The following candidates are exempted from taking the DET:
i)  Candidates qualified under INSPIRE / UGC-CSIR NET / ICMR / GATE / ICAR / DBT / NBHM / ICSSR / KSCSTE or under State Eligibility Tests recognized for the purpose by the University.
ii) Candidates with research fellowships awarded by a Governmental agency / Government in India
iii) Foreign students, self-funded or sponsored by Governmental agencies / Government, subject to clearance of Government of India as per rules   
iv) Students of Indian origin, working in an overseas institution / laboratory and involved in a collaborative research programme with a Research Guide of this University
v) Students engaged in a sandwich doctoral programme of collaborative research between this University and another institution as approved by the Executive Council 
vi) Teachers of Universities / aided colleges / Government or Quasi-Government institutions, Scientists or Class A / Class B officers working in Universities or in Government / Governmental institutions / laboratories in India with a minimum continuous service of five years as permanent employees
vii) MPhil degree holders, including Integrated MPhil Degree holders of this University, with a minimum CGPA of 6.0, provided the candidate intends to pursue the doctoral programme in the same/allied/relevant subject as that of the MPhil degree

Submission of application
Candidates seeking registration to the doctoral programme may download the prescribed application form from the website and submit the duly filled-up form along with the prescribed fee of Rs.1000/-(for SC / ST / PWD candidates Rs. 500/- only) to the University account on or before 10/02/2015. In the case of candidates intending to do research at a recognized research institution, the application shall be submitted to the Head of the University Department concerned through the Head of the recognized institution along with her/his recommendation and facility certificate.

Application can be downloaded from the link:

Applications complete in all respects must reach the Head of the University Department concerned on or before 10/02/2015

For details, see the link:

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