PhD Admissions 2020 at Calicut University [Entrance Exam on Feb 18-19]: Apply by Feb 3: Expired

Applications are invited from eligible candidates including candidates exempted from entrance test, for admission to the Ph.D programme under the streams (1) Full-time and (2) Part-time under the faculties of Science, Language & Literature, Humanities, Commerce & Management Studies, Education, Music, Journalism, Social Work and Theatre Arts of this University

About the University

The University of Calicut, also known as Calicut University, is a state university in India run by the state of Kerala. It is headquartered at Thenjipalam in Malappuram district. Established in 1968, it is the second university to be set up in Kerala after University of Kerala.

Eligibility for Admission

  1. Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a Masters degree or a Professional degree recognized as equivalent to the Masters degree of University of Calicut, with at least grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or at least 55% marks in aggregate in the mark system or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  2. A relaxation of 10% of marks, from 55% to 45%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed to candidates belonging to SC/ST category. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed to those belonging to OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decisions of the University/State Government from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.
  3. Eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of marks / grades to the categories as mentioned in Clause 1.2 above, are permissible based only on the qualifying marks exclusive of the grace mark procedures.
  4. Candidates who have passed the M.Phil. Degree programme with a minimum of grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to Ph.D. Degree in the same institution. A relaxation of 10% of marks, from 55% to 45%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed to candidates belonging to SC/ST category. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed to those belonging to OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled and other categories of candidates, as decided by the State government /University from time to time.
  5. A candidate whose M.Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the same institution.
  6. Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of
    assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.
  7. Teachers of the Universities /Government or aided Colleges in the state of Kerala and the teachers of Government or aided Secondary / Higher Secondary School within the Geographical jurisdiction of the University /employees of the University and holding a permanent position there are eligible for admission to Ph.D.Programme satisfying the conditions of Clause 1.1 of the Calicut
    University Research Regulation 2016 may be granted Part-time registration.

Entrance Test

Research Departments/Entrance Conducting Authorities may conduct the entrance test.

All candidates getting a minimum of 50% marks and, in the case of SC/ST categories of candidates a minimum of 40% marks and in the case of OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates a minimum of 45% marks, as the case may be, in the entrance test are qualified to apply for registration to Ph.D. Programme.

Admission of students who obtain same marks in entrance examination shall be decided first on the basis of the percentage of the PG marks/grades and then on the basis of age and then b name in alphabetical order unless otherwise specified.

Exemption from the Entrance Test

Candidates who qualify UGC-NET/JRF, UGC-CSIR-NET/JRF, SLET, GATE and research fellowships of Central and State Government departments/ agencies as approved by the University, as the case may be.

Full time regular teachers of the University departments/Govt. or Aided Colleges affiliated to the University of Calicut and teachers with FDP/QIP or similar fellowships.

Foreign nationals who are otherwise eligible for admission.

Full-time fellows, who have been selected on the basis of a written Test and interview, working in a research project under the investigation of a research guide of the University.

M.Phil. Degree (successfully completed from any Statutory Recognized University in the relevant subject) holders.

The candidates mentioned in clauses 3.1 to 3.4 can apply for Ph.D. registration at any time during the academic year depending on the willingness/availability of guides. A separate, year long Ph.D registration link will be provided for registration of such candidates until the issuance of Ph.D notification for 2021 admissions.

How to apply

Apply online at this portal.

Applications can be submitted online till 03.02.2020 midnight.

Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Registration: 17.01.2020 (already commenced)
  • Last date of Online Registration: 03.02.2020
  • Date of Entrance Exam (Tentative): 18.02.2020 & 19.02.2020
  • Publication of Result: 28.02.2020

Contact

Online Registration DOA – 0494 2407016, 0494 2407017

Email: doaentrance@uoc.ac.in.

Click here for the official notification.

 

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