Application Form For Ph.D. (2023-24)


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  • Candidates must ensure that they have correctly filled the application form. After submission of online application form, request for change of entries, will not be accepted. Incorrectly filled application forms are liable to be rejected.
  • The name of the candidate entered in the application form, must be the same as given in the mark sheet of the qualifying examination . Any discrepancies in the name should be authenticated by the competent authority.
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  • Admission Notice & Vacancies(Ph.D.)- 2023-24
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  • The detailed criteria for the award of RGPV Doctoral Fellowship (RDF/RIKSDF) are as follows:
  • Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a relevant Master's degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade from a University, a deemed University or any other University incorporated under a law and recognized by University Grants Commission of India (UGC).
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ Differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their relevant Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace marks.
  • A candidate who has not completed Master’s Degree, is permitted to appear in the entrance test for the Ph.D. programme. However, such candidates shall be required to submit a certificate of passing the Master’s Degree along with the marks/grades obtained at the time of interview for admission into Ph.D. programme.
  • Importance Dates:
  • Start Date of Application form: 01st February, 2024
  • Last Date of Application form: 02nd March, 2024
  • Release of Admit Card: from 13thMarch,2024
  • Ph.D. Entrance Examination Date: 20th& 21st March, 2024
  • Interview of Qualified Candidates: 24th, 25th & 26th April, 2024
  • Declaration of the Result of selected candidates for the admission in the Doctoral Program: 07th May, 2024
  • Data Verification for Admission in the Doctoral Program: 08th to 17thMay, 2024
  • Commencement of the Session: 20th May, 2024
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