Monday, July 6, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi University Ph.D Registration 2015

Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarsini Hills, Kottayam 686 560.

Ph.D Registration 2015

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for registration for research leading to the award of Ph.D. Degree of Mahatma Gandhi University as per the Revised Regulations for Ph.D. Registration and Award of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy 2015/2016. The PhD programme is conducted by the university teaching departments, inter-university / inter-school centres and approved research centres of the university.

Eligibility for registration
Candidates who have passed the Post-graduate Examination in any discipline of Mahatma Gandhi University or of other Universities recognized as equivalent thereto ( on or before 31/7/2015) securing not less than 55% marks in the aggregate and have passed the Written Aptitude Test (WAT) conducted by the University in May 2015 are eligible to apply for registration for Ph.D. Those candidates who have passed the WAT 2015, but have not qualified the PG with the required percentage of marks on or before 31, July 2015 are not eligible to apply.

For SC/ST candidates, the minimum marks required for registration is 50% in the aggregate in the Post graduate Examination.

MBBS, BAMS, BHMS and BDS degree holders who have secured not less than 50% marks for their final examinations are also eligible to apply for registration for Ph.D.

CA qualified candidates, that is, persons whose names have been entered as members in the Register maintained by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India are also eligible to apply for PhD registration. ACS qualified candidates whose name have been entered as members in the register maintained by the institute of company secretaries can apply for Ph.D programme in commerce.

The application should be accompanied by letter of agreement from the Head of the Research Centre (The College Principal in the case of an affiliated college centre) where the applicant proposes to do research and letter of consent from the supervising teacher, who has sufficient vacancy.

The application should also be accompanied by three copies of the Research proposal in A4 size paper and in the following format :- 1)Title of research work, Research Area, Discipline, Name and address of the candidate,  Supervising teacher and research centre (All these details should be on the facing page super scribed as RESEARCH PROPOSAL ) 2)Introduction including related studies 3) Importance / Rationale of the study 4) Objectives/Hypothesis 5) methodology including methods, sample and design of work 6)Tentative work schedule ( Year wise) 7) Bibliography/References. The number of pages of the research proposal shall not exceed five. The supervising teacher should sign on the first and last page of the research proposal.

The following categories of candidates are exempted from passing Written Aptitude test.
A.      JRF awardees.
B.      UGC Teacher Fellows
C.      M.Phil. & M.Tech. (All disciplines), MD & MS (Modern Medicine, Homoeopathy and Ayurveda) degree holders in the subject of research concerned.
D.     Regular and permanent teachers from the University Departments and the Government/ Aided Colleges in the state.
E.      Candidates who have become qualified in the NET/SLET/GATE/GPAT or other tests conducted by such Government bodies as UGC, CSIR, ICAR /ICMR/RGNF.
F.       DST Women Scientist Awardees
G.     KSCST/INSPIRE/MANF/RGNF, Fellowship Awardees
H.     Scientists from the Accredited R&D Institutions.

In the case of candidates having test exemption the admission will be on the basis of (a) the marks of the qualifying degree (b) the interview c) letter of consent showing vacancy position of the supervising teacher d) Letter of agreement of the head of the research centre.

The application can be downloaded from the website link:  from 01.07.2015 to 31.7.2015.  The filled in  application with the following documents  should be sent to the Deputy Registrar I (Academic), Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarsini Hills, Kottayam 686 560.
The prescribed fee for PhD Registration is Rs. 1000/- (Thousand only) for general candidates and Rs.750/- (seven hundred and fifty only) for SC/ST candidates. The cost of the application is Rs. 25/-(Twenty five only).  The fee can be remitted at M.G.University Cash Counter /Friends (Janasevana Kedram) / SBT branches through M.G.University pay in slip.
The last date for submission of application is 31.07.2015.

For details, see the link:

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