Saturday, January 10, 2015

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) Ph.D. Admission Notice 2015

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU)

Ph.D. Admission Notice 2015

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) has invited applications for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme 2015  in the following areas of research: Distance Education, Social Sciences (Political Science, Economics, History, Education, Sociology, Philosophy), Management, Computer Science, Mass Communication, Commerce and select Languages and Literature (Assamese, Sanskrit and English).

KKHSOU Ph.D. Admission Eligibility
More weightage will be given to research in Distance Education System for which a minimum of 3 seats will be allotted and remaining seats will be allotted to other areas of research.
The candidate must possess consistently good academic record with minimum 55% marks at the Master's level with relaxation for SC/ST as per UGC/DEC guidelines.

KKHSOU Admission Procedure
Admission to the Ph.D. programme will be based on performance in the written test.
Shortlisted candidates will have to make a presentation of their synopsis before a panel of experts. The written test will comprise General English, current affairs, general awareness and aptitude.
There will be multiple choice type questions for 100 marks and the duration of the test will be 2 (two) hours.
A maximum number of 15 candidates including Research and Teaching Assistants (RTA)s will be admitted into the Ph.D.programme, not exceeding two candidates in a subject. RTAs will be entitled to monthly stipend and book grant as per the DEC rates, and will have to assist in the teaching programmes besides doing Ph.D.. Maximum age limit for RTAs is 25 years (relaxable by 5 years for women & SC/ST/PH candidates) as on 1st July 2013.

KKHSOU Ph.D. Admission Form
Candidates shall apply in prescribed KKHSOU Ph.D. admission application form. The Ph.D. admission application form could be downloaded from the website  and would also be available in the office of the Dean (Academic), KKHSOU.

Duly filled KKHSOU Ph.D. admission application form along with a synopsis of a research proposal and a Bank Draft / Bank Challan (attached herewith) of Rs. 500/ drawn in favour of KKHSOU Study Centre, payable at SBI, Beltola Branch, Guwahati (Code: 4419) are to be sent by post or may be submitted in person to the following address: The Dean (Academic), Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Housefed Complex, Last Gate, Dispur, Guwahati-781006

Important Dates for KKHSOU Ph.D. Admission
Last date of Submission of KKHSOU Ph.D. Admission Application form: 31st January, 2015.
KKHSOU Admission Test: 8th February, 2015 (Sunday).

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