M.Phil PhD Admission 2017 through Research Entrance Test – Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Details, Important Dates and more info
Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati has invited applications for Research Entrance Test (RESET – 2017) for admission into M.Phil./PhD (Full-time and Part-time) Programs for 2017-18 sessions.
Eligible women applicants to appear for the entrance test for admission into M.Phil./Ph.D. (Fulltime and Part-time) programs in the following disciplines:
School of Sciences
(1) Applied Mathematics (2) Applied Microbiology/Biochemistry (only PhD) (3) Biotechnology (4) Computer Science (5) Home Science (6) Pharmaceutical Sciences (only Ph.D.) (7) Sericulture/Botany/Zoology
School of Engineering & Technology (SoET)
(1) Engineering & Technology (only PhD)
School of Social Sciences Humanities and Management
(1) Business Management (2) Communication & Journalism (3) Education (4) English (5) Law (only Ph.D.) (6) Music (7) Physical Education (8) Social Work (9) Telugu Studies (10) Women’s Studies
PhD Program Eligibility Criteria
Research for PhD degree can be carried out on full-time or part-time basis
Full-Time Research: A full-time research scholar with PG/M .Phil. Degree carries out full-time research in PhD for a minimum period of 3/2 years respectively putting in a minimum of 3 years with 75% of attendance each year in SPMVV under a Research Supervisor. The applicants may work in the research projects sanctioned to the Research Supervisor in the University as Junior Research Fellows, Project Assistants in S.P. Mahila Visvavidyalayam.
Part-Time Research: A Part-time research scholar with P.G./M.Phil., carries out part-time research under a research supervisor from SPMVV, while currently discharging her duties associated with her job in a recognized Academic/Research/Professional/Industry/Relevant Institution.
Applicant must work for her PhD for a minimum of four years with PG/three years with M.Phil, during which she has to put in a minimum attendance of four/three months in S.P. Mahila Visvavidyalayam respectively.
M.Phil. /PhD SVURESET 2017 Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must possess a postgraduate degree of the concerned/ related subject of any recognized University, with at least a second class with a minimum of 55% of marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7 – point scale and 50% in the case of SC/ST/Differently abled applicants.
Research for M.Phil Degree can be carried out on full-time or Part-time basis.
Full-Time Research: A full – time research scholar carries out full – time research for a minimum period of one year, putting in 75% of attendance, without taking up any other assignment and maximum of two years. However, the applicants may work in the Research Projects in the University as Junior Research Fellows, Project Assistants etc.
Part-Time Research: A part – time research scholar carries out part – time research while discharging her duties associated with her regular job in the relevant discipline in a recognized academic / research / professional/ technical/ relevant institution.
The applicant must work for her M.Phil. for a minimum of two years, putting in a minimum attendance of two summer vacations / two months in Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam and maximum of three years.
Admissions into M.Phil./PhD Degree Course are normally done once in every year through an entrance test (RESET) which will be common for M.Phil. & PhD.
Admissions are made in the concerned departments of the University College, and are restricted to women applicants only.
The number of seats for PhD & M. Phil. shall be decided well in advance and notified in the University website. Students seeking admission in to M.Phil./Ph.D. programme should appear for an entrance test (RESET) to be conducted by the University at Tirupati.
Entrance Exam Details
Entrance test will be of 2 ½ hours (two and half) duration with 50 objective type questions for 50 marks in Part-A. Descriptive short essay type of questions (5 question out of eight questions to be answered) of 10 marks each for 50 marks in Part-B. However, where ever it is relevant few questions will be from Research Methodology.
The question paper and medium of writing SPMVV RESET will be in English except for Telugu Studies.
The student should obtain a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance test to be eligible and for SC /ST /Differently abled students the minimum shall be 45%; mere qualifying in entrance test alone does not guaranty a seat for admission.
SPMVV Tirupati M.Phil./PhD SVURESET 2017 Application Procedure
Application Forms can be downloaded from the website www.spmvv.ac.in. Enclosures to be submitted along with the application.
Full-Time & Part-Time applicants: For general applicants DD for Rs.1800/- and for SC/ST/ Differently abled applicants Rs.1200/- towards registration fee drawn in favour of the Registrar, S.P. Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati.
Four self-addressed envelopes 22 cm X 10 cm size stamped worth Rs.50/-.
Attested copies of:
a) PG marks statement and Degree Certificate
b) Integrated permanent caste certificate in case of SC/ST/BC applicants
c) Evidence of Differently abled from Government Civil Surgeon
d) Evidence of having qualified for NET/SLET/JRF/GATE/GPAT subject to the validity of the score examination if applicable
e) Certificate of SSC or its equivalent as proof of date of birth
For Part-Time Applicant:
f) In addition to all the above (1 to 3 points) proof of employment for Part-time applicants, from Head of the institution is mandatory. Otherwise the part-time application is liable for rejection
RESET is common for both M.Phil./PhD Programmes in the concerned discipline; however applicants applying for both M.Phil. and Ph.D. should submit separate applications with separate registration fee
Duly filled-in application form specifying the name of the Department on the envelope together with all the required enclosures should be submitted in person or sent by registered post to reach the following address “The Dean of Examinations, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati-517502, Andhra Pradesh” on or before July 10th 2017.
M.Phil./PhD SVURESET 2017 Important Dates
Last Date for Receipt of filled-in Application: July 10th 2017
Date of Examination: August 10th 2017 at 10.30 am
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