Ph.D. Selection Process


The Test will consist of two papers namely A) Research Aptitude test and B) Subject Specific test. Both papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 21st January, 2018 (SUNDAY) from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as under:

 Number of Question
 50 questions all are compulsory
 1 Hour (11.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon)
 50 questions all are compulsory
 1 Hour (12.00 noon to 01:00 p.m.)

Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Fifty (50) multiple choice compulsory questions of one mark each will be given.

Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 1 mark.

The syllabi for the entrance test of each discipline are available on University website.

The candidate will have to mark the answers on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with each test paper separately.

It may be noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent by post.


Test Result

The candidates scoring 50% and above marks combined in paper I and II will be allowed to appear in the interview followed immediately after the test at 02:00 p.m. onwards.

Final Result

UGC-NET / UGC-CSIR-NET (both including JRF) / SLET / Teacher Fellowship holder will be interviewed on January 21, 2018 by the Board of Advance Studies and Research (BASR) of the University for suitability as direct admission to M.Phil. / Ph.D. program. This will be followed by interview of M.Phil. Qualified candidates for exemption of compulsory courses and directly pursuing Ph.D. work. Candidates appearing in the interview cannot be granted surety of the admission. The selected candidates may be asked to take directed courses as per direction of the BASR. Result of the successful candidates will be declared on the University website.