GNDU PhD Admissions 2019
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar has released the notification for PhD admissions in the areas of Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Human Genetics, Food Science & Technology, Environmental Sciences, Botany and Zoology. GNDU PhD Admissions 2019. Check out the details given below:
The students who have qualified UGC(NET)/ UGC-CSIR (JRF) examination/SLET/GATE/GPAT/ICAR/INSPIRE/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees/teacher-fellowship holders, or have passed M.Phil. from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar/Certificate of qualifying GNDU Ph.D. Eligibility Test(with validity) will be exempted from Ph.D. Eligibility Test.
The UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees or candidates who are awarded fellowships directly by these or other funding agencies for the purpose of pursuing PhD can be enrolled any time during the session. NET/GATE qualified project fellows appointed against financed projects of at least two years duration can also be registered for Ph.D. any time during the session.
Eligibility/ Qualification for admission to Ph.D. Programme:
Master’s degree with at least 55% marks (6.18 CGPA out of 10) or 50% marks (5.62 CGPA out of 10) for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates of Guru Nanak Dev University or an equivalent degree of recognized Indian University in the subject concerned or allied-field.
Ph.D. Eligibility Test:
Ph.D. Eligibility Test will be conducted in all the departments/subjects to fill in seats for the Ph.D. programme, as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its Ph.D. Programmes.
The minimum qualifying marks required to pass in the Ph.D. Eligibility Test have been fixed as 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates) in the aforesaid Eligibility test for admission to Ph.D. Programme. The Ph.D. Eligibility Test will be only a qualifying examination/ step for participating in the counseling for admission, and the other conditions for Ph.D. admission will be as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its Ph.D. Programmes. Mere qualifying in the Ph.D. eligibility test does not ensure admission to Ph.D.
- The validity of the Eligibility Test cleared by the candidates will be for 3 years.
- Pre-Ph.D course work for the selected candidates will start w.e.f. next academic session i.e. September 2019. No exemption from course work is allowed.
The syllabus for the Ph.D. eligibility test for admission to Ph.D. Programme will be the same as prescribed for UGC-NET conducted by respective regulatory bodies. In the case of subjects where NET is not conducted, the syllabus for the test will be notified by the concerned Head of the Department.
There will be two question papers:
The first paper will be compulsory and common to all candidates. It will consist of 25 multiple choice questions of general awareness and mental ability and will carry 25 marks.
The second paper will be subject-specific. The candidates will be required to attempt 50 objective type multiple choice questions, each question carrying 1 mark, and 5 short answer type questions (out of 15), each question carrying 5 marks.
- Last date for Fee Deposit is 01/08/2019. 2.
- Last date for Application Form to be submitted online only is 01.08.2019.
- Ph.D. Eligibility Test for the Following Subjects shall be held on 06/08/2019 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm (Venue of the test will be intimated later on).
- Counseling will be held on 13/08/2019 in the respective departments