ENTRANCE TEST FOR ADMISSION TO M.Sc. RADIATION PHYSICS COURSE 2012
Applications are invited for admission to the three year M.Sc. Radiation Physics course conducted by the University of Calicut.
ABOUT THE COURSE: M.Sc. Radiation Physics course is a highly specialized multidisciplinary course in Applied Physics. The course will emphasis on the interaction of radiation with human body, applications in radiotherapy and the safety measures. The course has immense job potential as highly demanded Medical Physicists and Radiological Safety Officers in Advanced Hospitals, Industrial and Research Organizations, in India and abroad.
NUMBER OF SEATS: 12
DURATION OF THE COURSE : Two years course work – Four semesters each of 6 months followed by clinical training of 1 year in two semesters. A project work is to be submitted during the period.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION: A pass in B.Sc. Physics as core subject, with Mathematics as one of the subjects, from University of Calicut or equivalent with 60% marks in aggregate of the subjects or equivalent grade.
ADMISSION CRITERIA: The admission is made on the basis of the performance in qualifying examination and an entrance test of the objective type/ short answer questions of 2 hours duration with the syllabus of B.Sc. Physics of the University of Calicut and on general knowledge in human physiology and anatomy. Weightage shall be given by adding 50% of marks obtained by qualifying examination and 50% of the marks obtained in the entrance examination for preparing the rank list.
The entrance examination shall have 100 marks; multiple choice type, or short answer questions – covering subjects as detailed below: Physics of B.Sc. level - 60 % Mathematics of B.Sc. Subsidiary level – 20% Chemistry of B.Sc. Subsidiary level – 10% Basic Human Physiology and Anatomy – 10%
Radiological Safety Officer (RSO) Approval by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board: The University shall initiate steps to get RSO (Level III Medical Applications) certification for all candidates. The examination for the same shall be conducted as directed by Atomic Energy Regulatory. Expenses involved in this respect should be born by the student. Students qualifying this examination will be eligible for RSO.
Field Training: Field training will be an integral part of the course. Total duration of the training will be 12 months (as prescribed by the AERB). It should be done under the supervision of a designated academic staff member of recognized institute. The supervisor must certify to the adequacy of the field training on the basis of the thesis report submitted by the candidate. The students should necessarily present at least one seminar on the basis of the field training and the record of the field training must be duly certified by the designated officer in the centre and the Course Coordinator. (The students should pay the charges for clinical training as required by the host institution.)
Project Work: Every candidate must do a project work under an approved supervisor (approved by the Coordinator) in a topic having relevance to the application of radiation in medicine, industry, agriculture and research in the 4th semester. The project thesis should be submitted to the University. The supervisor should certify about the satisfactory completion of the project. Each candidate should present his work in a seminar before a committee constituted by the course coordinator. Project Report must be submitted before the last working day of the semester.
FEE STRUCTURE: The students have to pay the following fee on admission. Since the admission is strictly on the basis of merits, there is no payment seats for this course. a) Tuition Fee : Rs. 50,000/- per semeseter (for 1- 4 semesters) b) Caution depsoit : Rs. 30,000/- (at the time of admission refundable without interest after completion of the course) Admission Fee: Rs. 2,000. Recognition Fee Rs. 50/- Matriculation Fee Rs. 50/- Sports Affiliation Fee Rs. 30/- Departmental students Union Fee Rs. 50/- per year Fees NRI Tuition fee US$ 4000/- per annum Admission Fee US$250/- The SC/ST candidates will be reimbursed the Tuition Fee paid by them if the Government reimburses the same to the University. They have to apply for fee concession in the prescribed form in order to get the sanction from the District Development Officer within one month of the date of Admission. (As per G.O. (M.S.) No. 48/2004/S.C.S.T. Devpt. dept. dt. 17.7.2004 only 10% of SC/ST students will be eligible for fee concession. Hence Students with the highest rank in the admission list will be eligible for fee concession of the Government.
Condition for discontinuance of the course: a) Before the commencement of the course The admission and tuition fee remitted by the student will be refunded only after deducting an amount of Rs. 1000/- as handling charges, provided the seat so vacated is filled up by another student so that the university does not incur any loss.
b) During the currency of the course: The fee already paid will not be refunded c) The caution deposit will be refunded while issuing the Transfer Certificate and other documents of the candidates
Examination Fee: All students have to a pay an examination fee of Rs. 1000/- per semester or as fixed by the Controller of Examinations
HOW TO APPLY:. The application form and prospectus can be down loaded from the web site http://www.
ENCLOSURE TO BE SENT ALONG WITH THE FILLED IN APPLICATION FORM: 1. Photocopy of the 1st page of S.S.L.C book (proof of age) 2. Photocopy of mark lists/certificates of qualifying examinations 3. Photocopy of Nativity Certificate for candidates eligible for Nativity weightage 4. Photocopy of community, nativity and income certificate for candidates eligible for reservation. (O.B.C. candidates are eligible for reservation as per rule.) 5. Any other certificate for extracurricular activities and additional weightage as per rule.
IMPORTANT DATESDate from which the application form is available on-line 27.09.2012Last date for submission of application form: 10.09.2012Date of Entrance Examination : 15.09.2012 Declaration of result and publication of rank list: 07.09.2012Date of admission: 19.09.2012Commencement of classes: 25.09.2012
Time, Venue of examination: 10.00 am, Department of Physics, University of Calicut
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