Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara (Bihar)
Ph.D. Entrance 2021
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    General Guidelines for the Candidates:
    Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D. Admission Test (PAT -2021) :-
    (i)Candidates for admission to the Ph. D. Programme shall have a Masters degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate, or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7 point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed)
    (ii)A relaxation of 5% marks, i.e. from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade will be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/EBC/OBC/Differently Able Categories.
    (iii)A Candidate shall ordinarily be permitted to pursue research in the subject in which he/ she holds Master's degree.

    Exemption/(s) from the Written Test (PAT)

    (1)The candidates who have secured grants for research such as fellowships/scholarships/associate ships etc. by qualifying UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/GATE/MHRD scholarship/ Teacher fellowship/DBT /ICAR/ DST -INSPIRE/ CSIR, ICHR etc. shall be exempted from the written test.
    (2)Assistant Professors/Associate Professors and Professors who have been appointed on substantive post in the UGC pay scale in the teaching departments of the University or a constituent college of the University, and who have completed their probation successfully with an experience of at least two years of uninterrupted service shall be considered under this category as well. However, teachers appointed in the self-financed courses will not be exempted from the test.
    (3)Non-teaching employees of the University who are holding substantive appointment for more than five years of experience having at least 55% marks in Master’s degree in the subject concerned, and with at least two research papers published in any reputed refereed journal or journals enlisted in the UGC-CARE list shall be considered under this category.
    Note :Candidates exempted from PAT 2021 are required to apply online with requisite fee.
    Entrance Test Fee:-
    (a)General/BC-1/BC-2 -Rs. 2000/-
    (b)SC/ST/Disabled/Women -Rs. 1500/-
    (c)Candidates Exempted from PAT -Rs. 1000/-
    Mode of Payment of Test Fee:-

    Online Payment (Non-refundable) will be acceptable only through payment Gateway displayed on the university website during the process of filling up the Application Form.

    For more details please read detailed advertiesment