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PhD Admission 2014 at Gandhigram Rural Institute

Updated on Sat, 16 August 2014 at 12:10 IST

Application invites for Ph.D Admission 2014 at Gandhigram Rural Institute.


* Candidates (Indian / Foreigner) who have studied under 10+2+3+2 years education and qualified for the award of the Master’s Degree in relevant discipline in Gandhigram Rural Institute - Deemed University (GRI-DU/GRI) or
* Any other university recognized by the University Grants Commission in relevant discipline with not less than 55% marks (50% for SC/ST and part-time non-teacher candidates) or
* An equivalent grade are eligible In addition, he / she should have qualified the entrance test conducted by GRI or should have obtained M.Phil or qualified the UGC-JRF /NET/SLET/Lecturership / GATE / CSIR /ICAR /ICSSR or other fellowships or passed equivalent examinations
* A candidate who fulfils the above two conditions is called an eligible candidate

Categories of Ph.D candidates:

* There shall be three categories of Ph.D candidates; full-time scholars; part-time teacher candidates (internal/external); part-time non-teacher candidates (internal/ external

Entrance Test:

* An entrance test will be conducted by the controller of examinations
* The question paper will be prepared totally for 2 hours; one hour for research aptitude test (general) and one hour for the subject test
* A minimum of 60% in each component is a must to become eligible for provisional admission. Question papers for research aptitude test (general) and subject test will be set and evaluated by a board consisting of the HOD and all the research supervisors
* The process will be coordinated by the controller of examinations

Application Form

The application form along with the prospectus can be obtained in person from the Deputy Registrar (Academic), The Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram-624302, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu on cash payment of Rs.1000/- or through DD for Rs 1000/- drawn in favour of "The Registrar, The Gandhigram Rural Institute", payable at Canara Bank, Gandhigram (Code 8500) / State Bank of India, Ambathurai (Code 3373) and any Nationalized/Scheduled Bank in Dindigul

The filled in application form enclosing copies of necessary certificates are to be submitted to "The Deputy Registrar (Academic), The Gandhigram Rural Institute", Gandhigram 624302, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu

Last date for submission of completed application forms is 30th August 2014

More Details :

Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram (Deemed University)
The Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI) was founded in 1956. With undying faith and deep devotion to Mahatma Gandhi’s revolutionary concept of ‘Nai Talim’ system of education, Gandhigram Rural Institute has developed academic programmes in Rural Development, Rural Economics and Extension Education, Rural Oriented Sciences, Cooperation, Development Administration, Rural Sociology, English and Communicative Studies, and, Tamil and Indian Languages. Students who emerge from its portals tend to meet the personnel needs for rural development under various governmental and non-governmental schemes.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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