PhD Admission 2016 at APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University PhD Admission 2016-17

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has invited applications for admission to PhD Research 2016-17 even semester admission in affiliated colleges to KTU.

Type of admission

PhD Full-Time (discipline of Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Management).

PhD Part-Time (disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Basic Sciences, Mathematics and Management) only for faculty presently working in affiliated colleges.

Eligibility Criteria

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology, Architecture or a Master’s degree by research in Engineering / Technology with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 are eligible for admission to the PhD Programme with the stipulation that admission the Masters Program must have been based on a valid GATE score.

Master degree in Basic Sciences of Mathematics with a minimum CGPA of 6.5; Such candidates should have qualified through national level examinations such as UGC-CSIR NET to be eligible for admission to PhD.

For PhD in Management, candidates should have a Master’s degree or equivalent PG Diploma in Management with a minimum CGPA of 6.0. They should, in addition, have a Bachelors degree with good academic record and should have qualified in national level examinations such as CAT / JMET / XAT / MAT / ATMA / GATE / UGC.

The following are exempted from the requirement of GATE or UGC-CSIR NET or CAT / JMET / XAT / MAT / ATMA / GATE / UGC for the purpose of registering for PhD.

Selection Process

Selection is made through research aptitude test / interview; objective type test 1.5 hours duration will be conducted in 2 parts.

– Research Methodology (30 marks)

– Basic Mathematics (30 marks)

Each correct answer carries 1 mark; each wrong answer reduces 1/4 marks; separate cut off marks for each part of examination.


Number of KTU fellowship to full time scholars in discipline Engineering Technology – 5 numbers

How to Apply?

Application must be submitted online as specified in website

Application Fee – All applicants except SC/ST – Rs.1000/-; ST/ST applicants Rs.500/-.

All communications are by Email and intimations are through KTU website as announcements.

Important Dates for PhD Admission 2016-17

Last date of Submission of Application Form: December 24th 2016

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