Monday, January 26, 2015

University of Delhi PhD (Geography) Admission Notice 2015

Delhi School of Economics,
University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007

PhD (Geography) Admission Notice 2015

Applications for admission to PhD Programme in Geography are invited on a prescribed Admission Form so as to reach in the office of the Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007 on or before January 30, 2015 by 4.00 pm.

The following categories of candidates can be registered for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by the Departmental Research Committee, provided that they fulfill the eligibility conditions:
1.A. Students having fellowships / scholarships instituted by the University / national and international agencies under schemes approved / recognized by the University, through procedure laid down by the University, may be registered provisionally by the Departmental Research Committee and Board of Research Studies, and confirmed after completion of course work, by the respective Board of Research Studies.

B. Students who are otherwise eligible for admission to the PhD Programme and do not have any financial assistance, will be admitted through an entrance examination to be conducted by the departments or / and through an interview by the Departmental Research Committee. Students provisionally admitted to the PhD Programme through an entrance examination or interview will be awarded University Grants Commission fellowships for programmes of doctoral research or any other fellowship that is launched by the national agencies. The number of fellowships under this category will be determined annually by the Department.

C. Foreign students with their national or other fellowships recognized by the University or sponsored by their employers, may be given provisional admission, followed by confirmation through due process after a stipulated period of time.

D. The University / College teachers holding a permanent, temporary or adhoc positions and having completed two years of service as teacher in a Department / Constituent Colleges of the University of Delhi.

E. Candidates sponsored by their employers shall be considered only if they get study leave for a period of two years to fulfill residency requirements of the University of Delhi.

F. Permanent teachers / employees who are in service in any other recognized University / College / Research Institute in India and have a minimum of three years teaching /research experience, will be considered if they get study leave for a period of two years to fulfill residency requirements of the University of Delhi.

2. To be eligible for admission to the PhD Programme, a candidate must have obtained a Master’s / MPhil degree of the University of Delhi, or any other recognized University, or any degree recognized as equivalent in the subject in which the candidate wishes to pursue a course of research, or in an allied subject. She / he must have obtained either a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grading in the MPhil degree or a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grading in the Master’s degree.

3. Students who were initially registered for the MPhil programme in the Department of Geography of the University of Delhi and who obtain a score of 60% or more marks in Part I examination of the MPhil programme would be eligible for admission to the doctoral programme without completing their MPhil degree on the specific recommendation of the Departmental Research Committee. Such students shall be granted fellowships as provided in 1B.

4. The provisional registration of the students done by the Department shall require ratification by the Board of Research Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi.

The Handbook of Information along with Admission form for PhD Courses will be available till January 30, 2015 from 09.30 am to 3.00 pm in the Office of the Chairperson, Board of Research Studies (Social Sciences), Faculty of Social Science Building, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007.

The application should be completed in all respects and should be duly supported with fifteen copies of detailed research proposal duly forwarded by the Supervisor under whom the scholar proposed to carry out his/her research. The Departmental Research Committee will interview the short listed candidates. The list of recommended candidates would be displayed on the Notice Board and Department of Geography website on 6th February, 2015. The interview will be held on Thursday, 12th February, 2015 at 2.00 pm in the Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

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