Guru Nanak Dev University Phd Admission 2017 – Eligibility, Exam, Date

PhD Admission 2017 at Guru Nanak Dev University | GNDU Admission to PhD Programs 2017

Guru Nanak Dev University, GNDU Amritsar has invited applications for admission to Phd Programs (Doctoral of Philosophy) for 2017-18 sessions.

PhD Eligibility

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 applicants of Guru Nanak Dev University or an equivalent degree of recognized Indian University in the subject concerned or allied-field.

PhD Entrance Exam

PhD Entrance Exam will be conducted for the courses in which there are not sufficient number of NET and other qualified applicants to fill in seats for the Ph.D. program, as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its Ph.D. Programs.

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 applicants) in the aforesaid Eligibility test for admission to Ph.D. Program.

The Ph.D. Eligibility Test will be only a qualifying exam/step for participating in the counseling for admission, and the other conditions for PhD admission will be as per the prevailing Ordinances of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for its PhD Programs. Mere qualifying in the Ph.D. eligibility test does not ensure admission to Ph.D.

The syllabus for the Ph.D. eligibility test for admission to Ph.D. Program 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 Dept.

There will be two question papers:

The first paper will be compulsory and common to all applicants. It will consist of 25 multiple-choice questions of general awareness and mental ability and will carry 25 marks.

The second paper will be subjected specific. The applicants will be required to attempt 50 objective type questions, each question carrying 1 mark, and 5 short answer type questions (out of 15), each question carrying 5 marks.

Guru Nanak Dev University Phd Application Form 2017

Application for admission shall be submitted only online at the University website

List of the Depts. where Ph.D. Eligibility Test will be conducted: (1) Agriculture, (2) Architecture, (3) Biotechnology, (4) Botany, (5) Chemistry, (6) Environmental Sciences, (7) Food Science & Technology, (8) Planning, (9) Human Genetics, (10) Journalism and Mass Communication, (11) Laws, (12) Microbiology, (13) Music, (14) Pharmaceutical Sciences, (15) Physics, (16) Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, (17) Zoology.

Application Deadlines

Last Date for Fee Deposit is August 09th 2017

Last Date for Application Form to be submitted online only is August 12th, 2017

PhD Entrance Exam will be held on August 17th, 2017 from 11.00 am to 01:30 pm

Counseling will be held on August 25th, 2017 in the respective departments

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