KARNATAK UNIVERSITY, DHARWAD
Applications for admission to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the prescribed form, are invited from the eligible candidates for the year 2013-14.
Modes of the Ph.D Programme
A candidate may register either for Full-time or part-time Ph.D programme.
Full-time Ph.D programme shall be undertaken by an eligible candidate who will work on regular basis in the department till the submission of the thesis.
Part time Ph.D programme shall be undertaken by an eligible candidate who does not prefer to pursue research on regular basis in the department till the submission of the thesis.
A candidate shall submit duly filled-in application form along with necessary documents to the Chairperson of the concerned Department on or before 31.10.2013 A teacher fellow (On QIP/FIP Programme) shall work on a regular basis in the Department/Research Centre during the period of Fellowship
1.0 Eligibility to apply for Admission to Ph.D Programme.
1.1 Any candidate who has obtained a Post-Graduate Degree from a recognized University including foreign candidates (sponsored by their Embassies) and sponsored candidates securing not less than 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/Cat-I/Physically challenged candidates) at the Post-Graduate Degree shall be eligible to apply for the Ph.D., Degree Programme.
1.2 In the case of those candidates who are appointed on regular basis prior to March 31, 1992 as teachers, librarians and physical education personnel in colleges and University Departments, the minimum marks shall be 50% (45% for SC/ST/Cat-I/) provided they (i.e., employees) are continuing in service at the time of submission of application for registration.
If the results of Master's Degree are declared in the form of grades/credits/ cumulative points in their marks cards/ transcripts, such grades/points shall be converted into percentages to assess the minimum eligibility criteria as specified above in Regulations 1.1 and 1.2
2.0 Entrance Test
2.1 All the applicants who possess the minimum percentage of marks at their P.G Degree as specified above in Regulations 1.1 and 1.2 shall appear for the Entrance Test. 2.2 However, (a) Government sponsored foreign candidates, (b) candidates who have cleared the UGC/UGC-CSIR JRF Test/ NET/ SLET(Karnataka)/GATE/ GRE/ M.Phil (Admitted through an Entrance Test) shall be eligible for exemption from the Entrance Test.
2.3 Maximum marks for Entrance Test: 100.
2.4 Nature of questions: Multiple Choice Questions.
2.5 Syllabus for Entrance Test: Research Methodology and Cognate/Core subjects of the P.G Department conducting the Entrance Test.
2.6 Number of Questions: 100 questions, each carrying 1 mark, 50% of the questions shall be from Research Methodology and the remaining 50% from the cognate/core subjects. The Department Council shall prepare the course inputs for the Entrance Test.
2.7 The 50 Questions on Research Methodology shall consist of data interpretation, language comprehension and test of reasoning. The other 50 Questions shall be based on current syllabus of cognate/core subjects.
Preparation of Merit List of Successful Candidates
1. The Governmenl sponsored foreign candidates, candidates who have cleared the UGC-JRF/UGC-CSIR-JRF/GATE/ GRE/NET/ SLET(Karnataka)/ M.Phil(Admitted through an Entrance Test) shall be placed first in the Consolidated Merit List based on their percentage of marks secured by them at their qualifying examination.
2 After the Entrance Test, merit list of the candidates shall be prepared as per Merit on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance test and marks obtained in the qualifying examination in the ratio of 50:50. However, the candidate has to secure a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/Cat-I) in the Entrance Test.
3 Names that appear in the Merit Lists shall be considered for the present vacancies only.
4 Attending the Interview is mandatory. Eligibility to appear for the interview shall not be considered as confirmation of registration for Ph.D.
Venue of Entrance TestRespective P.G Departments. Application Fees: Rs.1500/- (750/-for SC/ST/Cat-I)
1 Registered Full-time and Part-time Ph.D., candidates shall undertake course work of one semester (16 weeks), normally in the Parent Department within one year from the date of provisional registration, failing which his/her registration shall be cancelled. However, if it is found necessary, course work may be carried out by doctoral candidates in sister Departments/Institutes/Research Centers recognized by the University for which due credit shall be given to such candidates.
2 The course work for Ph.D programme shall comprise of three papers of 100 marks each, viz.. Course -1: Research Methodology, Course - II: Cognate/ core Subject/s and Course - Ill: Area of Research. This shall be followed by comprehensive Viva-Voce for 50 marks. However, it shall be noted here that Courses—I and II are common for all the candidates in the particular Department/Subject/Discipline.
Vacancy list The provisional vacancy list of various departments.
Name of the Faculty: Science
|6.||Micro biology and Biotechnology||08|
|SL No||Department||No of Vacancy|
|6.||Music and Fine Arts||04|
|10.||Urdu and Persian||10|
|SL No||Department||No of Vacancy|
Name of the Faculty: Law
|SLNo||Department||No or Vacancy|
|SLNo||Department||No of Vacancy|
|SLNo||Department||No of Vacancy|
|i||Criminology and forensic Science||09|
|3.||Mass Communication and Journalism||07|
|6.||Library Information Science||08|
3. The Candidates have lo remil die prescribed fees through the branch any Nationalized bank to the account of KUD at State Bank of India/Syndicate Bank by downloading the appropriate challan. The Account No and IFSC code of the banks are given in the challans. The candidates should attach the 2"*1 and 3M copy of the Challan along with the application form and submitted the duly filled in application form along with all the enclosures to the concerned Chairperson of P.O. Department K.U. Dharwad.
CASTE CERTIFICATE/FEES EXEMPTION Candidates claiming reservation shall submit copies of the Caste Certificates, wherever applicable, issued by the Tahsildar during ihe period of 5 years prior to the date of this notification along with ihe application form. Applications without valid certificates will not be considered and incomplete applications are liable lo be rejected. Candidates from other universities, if selected, shall submit the Eligibility Certificate issued by the Academic Section. Kamatak University at the time of admission, on payment of stipulated fees. For more information, contact the concerned departments or visit University website www.kud.ac.in or www.kudacadeniics.ort? by contacting PIIDadinissions2013fakud.ac.in Calendar of Events 1) Issue of Application Forms 07.l0.20l3(Monday) 2) Lasi date for the receipt of application 3l.l0.20l3(Thursday) 3) Date of Entrance Test I I.I l.20l3(Monday) 4) Announcement of the List of Qualified Candidates IS.I l.20l3(Friday) 5) Date of Interview 21.11.2013(Thursday) 6) Meeting of the Doctoral Committee of all Faculties 25.1 l.20l3(Monday) to 30.ll.20l3 7) Last date for admission 07.12.2013(Saturday)
In case, the last dale is declared as holiday the next working day will be the last date. Applicants are required to enquire personally in the concerned Department regarding their selection. No correspondence is entertained in this regard. Fees Structure will be displayed on the Notice Board of the concerned Departments
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