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Phd Admission 2014-15, Calicut University, Calicut

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Phd Admission 2014-15, Calicut University, Calicut

Calicut University invites applications for Phd for the year 2014 - 15. Phd Admission is conducted by Calicut University. Applications are invited from eligible candidates 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, Journalism and Fine Arts of calicut University

Phd Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

a) Persons having passed Post Graduate Degree Examination with at least 50% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) of this University or an equivalent degree recognized by University of Calicut; relaxation for minimum marks is applicable to reserve category students (or);

Persons working in National Laboratories-Institutes/Universities/Govt./Private Organization nominated/sponsored by the respective employer; these persons should have a post graduate degree with 50% marks, and holding a permanent position there

b) Above mentioned rules will also be applicable to the foreign candidates who have obtained a Masters Degree from the statutory Indian Universities or equivalent degree from abroad

c) Teachers of the Colleges, aided or govt., affiliated to the University, Secondary and Higher Secondary Teachers; for teachers of this university and working in aided colleges affiliated to this university

d) Application for research in inter-disciplinary areas and from applicants belonging to a faculty or subject other than the faculty or subject in which the research is proposed to be done and from the international candidates shall be considered on the basis of the proven ability and aptitude of the research for such kind of research

Such proposal shall be examined by the Guide and the Head, place of research and place before the Research admission committee for recommending for admission will be confirmed after the Research Admission Committee, approves the topic

e) Percentage of marks for foreign candidates will be 50% or equivalent GPA

f) Candidates belonging to SC/ST category and those having 40% or more physical disability, require only a pass in the qualifying PG degree exam

Application Procedure for Phd:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Students who have been shortlisted after the entrance examination, or otherwise eligible, apply to the Dept/Centre/Affiliated Colleges (choose only one, based on preference given in the application), directly, in the prescribed forms along with application fee for admission

=> The application fee shall be remitted to the Calicut University Fund and the forms will be issued by the University

=> Those who are exempted from entrance test can seek admission any time in a year, in the prescribed format; however, no exemption from paying fee, except in the case of reserved categories shall be entertained

=> The University admits eligible candidates for PhD on the basis of the ranking in the Entrance Exam for pursuing research on full-time or part-time basis, under the supervision of recognized guides in designated centers

=> The duly filled in application along with challan receipt for Rs.500/- (Rs.170/- for SC/ST candidates) towards Entrance Examination fee should reach the Head of the University Teaching Departments concerned

=> Eligible candidates after the entrance examination should apply for admission in the prescribed format along with Rs.50/-, however in the case of those subjects, which have not been offered in the Teaching Depts. of this University, such applications should be submitted to the Director, Directorate of Admission, Tagore Niketan, University of Calicut

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Phd:

Phd Important Dates:

Phd Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Notification of Admission : 01st December 2014
  • Last Date for Receipt of applications : 11th December 2014
  • Date of Entrance Exam : 17th December 2014
  • Publication of Result : 26th December 2014
  • Course work : 01st January 2015

Contact Details

For more details please contact
University of Calicut (Directorate of Admission)
Tagore Nikethan,
Calicut University PO,


Calicut University, Calicut
Established in 1968, Calicut University has become a veritable lighthouse beckoning and directing millions of young men and women towards meaningful education. Today, it has emerged the largest University in Kerala with 25 Departments of postgraduate studies and research, under its direct control and 191 affiliated colleges spread across the five northern districts of Kerala–Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrissur and Wayanad – serving about 2.75 lakh students every year.The University of Calicut is an affiliating university in Thenjipalam, Kerala, India.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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