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PhD Admission 2015, Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), Guwahati

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PhD Admission 2015, Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), Guwahati

Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University (KKHSOU), Guwahati invites applications for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) for the year 2015.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Admission is conducted by Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University (KKHSOU), Guwahati.

Ph.D Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> More weightage will be given to research in Distance Education System for which a minimum of 2 seats will be allotted and remaining seats will be allotted to other areas of research.

=> The candidate must possess consistently good academic record with minimum 55% marks at the Master’s level with relaxation for SC/ST as per UGC/DEC guidelines.

Application Procedure for Ph.D:

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

=> Admission to the Ph.D. programme will be based on performance in the written test. Shortlisted candidates will have to make a presentation of their synopsis before a panel of experts.

=> The scheme of the Written Test shall include both objective type questions and descriptive questions. Objective type shall include General English, Research Aptitude, Numerical Aptitude, General Awareness, Current Affairs etc.. and will carry 60% Marks. Descriptive Questions would carry the rest 40% marks. Descriptive questions will be basically on contemporary as well as academic issues and will be designed to test the awareness and ability of the candidates to discuss the issues from an academic and analytical point of view.

=> Duration of the test will be of 2 (two) hours.

=> A maximum number of 15 candidates including Research and Teaching Assistants (RTA)s will be admitted into the Ph.D.Programme, not exceeding two candidates in a subject. RTAs will be entitled to monthly stipend and book grant as per the DEC rates, and will have to assist in the teaching programmers besides doing Ph.D. Maximum age limit for RTAs is 25 years (relaxable by 5 years for women & SC/ST/PH candidates) as on 1st July 2014.

=> Candidates shall apply in prescribed KKHSOU Ph.D. admission application form. The Ph.D. admission application form could be downloaded from the University website,www.kkhsou.in and would also be available in the office of the Dean (Academic), KKHSOU.

=> Duly filled KKHSOU Ph.D. admission application form along with a synopsis of a research proposal and a Bank Draft / Bank Challan (attached herewith) of Rs. 500/ drawn in favour of “KKHSOU Study Centre”, payable at SBI, Beltola Branch, Guwahati (Code: 4419) are to be sent by post or may be submitted in person to the following address:
To
The Dean (Academic),
Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University
Housefed Complex,
Last Gate, Dispur,
Guwahati-781006
Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D: http://www.kkhsou.in/

Ph.D Important Dates:

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

  • Last date of Submission of KKHSOU Ph.D. Admission Application form : 31st January, 2015
  • KKHSOU Admission Test : 8th February, 2015 (Sunday)

Courses Offered:

Ph.D.Programme in :
=> Distance Education,
=> Social Sciences (Political Science, Economics, History, Education, Sociology, Philosophy),
=> Management,
=> Mass Communication,
=> Commerce and
=> Select Languages and Literature (Assamese and English).

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University
Housefed Complex,
Last Gate, Dispur,
Guwahati-781006

http://www.kkhsou.in

Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University (KKHSOU), Guwahati
* Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University was established to provide quality higher education through open and distance learning to reach the unreached of the society. * KKHSOU, established at 2005 * The university is recognized by the University Grants Commission and Distance Education Council, Govt. of India. * The headquarters of the University is located at Guwahati. * The main aim of the university to develop and provide easily accessible modes of quality higher education and training with the use of latest educational inputs and technology.
 
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