GGSIPU Invites Applications for Ph.D. Courses

Published: | January 12, 2017
GGSIPU Invites Applications for Ph.D. Courses
  • The candidates who have qualified in CISR-NET/UGC-NET/JRF apart from Master's degree are exempted from taking the entrance test. 

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University has published a notification for the admission to its Ph.D. courses in the following disciplines: -

  • Education
  • English
  • Bio-technology

GGSIPU Ph.D Eligibility Criteria

  • Master's degree in relevant field, i.e., M.Ed/ M.Tech/ M.A/ M.Sc is mandatory for seeking admission.
  • The minimum qualification marks in Master's degree should be 55 percent. However, SC/ST candidates have 5% relaxation.
  • The candidates who have qualified in CISR-NET/UGC-NET/JRF apart from Master's degree are exempted from taking the entrance test.
  • The candidates who are waiting for the announcement of results of the examinations mentioned above can also apply.

Also read: - UGC-NET is Not Mandatory for PhD Holders, Clarifies DU

Application Procedure: -

  • Filling online application form on the official site of GGSIPU is mandatory.
  • After filling the online application form with necessary details, the candidates need to pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000.

GGSIPU Ph.D Selection Procedure:

  • The candidates who are seeking admission through Master's degree qualification need to take Research Aptitude Test (RAT) which will be conducted for 600 marks.
  • A separate merit list will be published as per the score secured by the applicants in RAT.
  • The interview process will follow for the shortlisted candidates.
  • The candidates who have qualified UGC-NET/ CISR-NET/ JRF need not take RAT and attend the interview directly.
  • The candidates who are working with an organisation or institute need to submit a 'No Objection Certificate' or NOC from the employer.

Also read: - TERI University Announces Admissions for PG & PhD Courses 2017

Research Aptitude Test (RAT) Exam Pattern: -

The examination duration is three hours, and the question paper is divided into two sections: -

Section I: It is for 200 marks, and the duration is one hour, and the section consists of General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
Section II: It is for 400 marks, and the duration is two hours, and the section consists of Subject Specific Test (SST).

Important Dates: -

Online filing of Application forms started on January 7, 2017
Final date to submit online application forms January 27, 2017
Research Aptitude Test February 12, 2017

On another note, GGSIPU has announced the IPU CET 2018 exam dates for admission to UG programmes.

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