Applicants shall be admitted to the Ph.D. Programme under one of the following categories:
An applicant seeking admission to the Ph.D. Programme must satisfy the following academic criteria: LL.M. with at least 55% marks or an equivalent grade. Applicants with more than 3 years industry/ teaching/ practising/ managerial/ professional experience will be given preference. Master’s Degree in a discipline relevant to the proposed research with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade having minimum of 3 years managerial/ professional experience.
The minimum & maximum period of study and research shall not be less than 3 years from the date of enrolment (36 months) & 7 years (84 months) respectively from the date of provisional registration of the candidate. However, in case the performance of the research scholar has been exceptionally good, the period can be reduced by six months with recommendations of the SDC and approval of UDC.
A candidate admitted for full-time Ph.D. programme will be positioned as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the first year, Research Fellow (RF) in the second year and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in the third year of his/ her Ph.D. registration. Fellowship for JRF/ RF/ SRF will be for 3 years only.
Ms. Anitha Shibu,