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Admission Notice - PDPU Invites Application for Ph.D. Program

November 23, 2015 07:11 PM 3 minute read , Engineering , Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

Admission Notice -  PDPU Invites Application for Ph.D. Program

PanditDeendayal Petroleum University invites applications for admission to full time and part time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program at School of Petroleum Technology, School of Liberal Studies and School of Petroleum Management for the session January 2016.


A student seeking an admission toPh.D. Programme of the University is required to have minimum educational qualification as mentioned hereunder. Each of the Master Degrees referred therein is to be on the basis of the two-year full-time programme.

For research in an area of Engg./Technology M.Tech./M.E. or it's equivalent as recognized by AIU in the appropriate area.

For research in interdisciplinary areas like Petroleum Engg., Solar Engg., Nuclear Engg.and Environmental study M.Tech./M.E./M.Sc./M.Sc.(Tech.) or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in the appropriate area.

Selection Procedure

There will be a Research Aptitude Test (RAT) common for all the eligible candidates, followed by a Discipline wise proficiency-evaluation which may be in the form of oral &/or written test/s as to be determined by the concerned School for the research area in its purview. While appearing at the selection procedure, the candidate is required to produce a set of all the relevant original testimonials in support of the application. The candidate shall have to ensure all fulfillments to the eligibility requirements while applying for admission.

Fees for a single Application: Rs. 2000/- (Non Refundable)

Non-Refundable Fees:

For Part Time students: Rs.50,000/- per semester (except Hostel, Mess, Transportation and alike). For Full-Time students: Rs. 25,000/- per semester as Tuition fees(except Hostel, Mess, Transportation and alike). Other incidental fees shall be chargeable from time to time. No request for the fee refund shall be entertained.

Refundable Fees:

Library Deposit Rs.5,000/-

Caution Money Deposit Rs.10,000/-

The second-semester fees shall be collected in an installment of Rs.10,000/- per month during the first semester from the fellowship given to the full-time students if any by the University; and so forth for the fees of third semester onwards. The remaining sum collected from the fellowships will be refunded to the student after successful completion of the Ph.D.

programme as defined in the academic rules.

Important Dates

Last date for receipt of the application form, at PDPU 7 December 2015

Announcement of the candidates eligible for the selection procedure

on the website

10 December 2015

Selection Procedure

RAT in, Block-C(SPT-1 building) from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Discipline wise proficiency evaluation at 1.30 p.m. onward.

18 December 2015

Announcement of the list of candidates offered the admission 24 December 2015

Last Date for paying fees 5 January 2016

Induction programme for admitted candidates 18 January 2016

Commencement of the term 18 January 2016

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