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Solapur University PhD Entrance Exam 2014

Updated on Sat, 18 January 2014 at 20:13 IST
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Applications are invited from eligibility candidates for admission to above Ph.D programme. Online application for Ph.D Course (Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Library and Information Science, Social Work, Urdu, Microbiology, Pharmacy

Eligibility :

Minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST category) or with equivalent grade points at Post Graduate degree examination or its equivalent

Fees Structures

For open category candidate: Rs.1000/‐

For reserve category candidate: Rs.700/‐

For exempted candidate: Rs.200/‐


Examination fees is non refundable

90% & 10% Quota
a) 90% Seats are reserved for those who have completed their Graduation/Post graduation from Solapur University, Solapur or teaching/non teaching staff working in the Solapur University/affiliated colleges/institutions or person who has completed his UG/PG before 01st Aug 2004 from Shivaji University of affiliated colleges/PG centre in Solapur University Jurisdiction

b) 10% seats shall be reserved for other University candidates

Nature & Medium of Question Paper

Medium of question paper for Ph.D entrance exam is in English except paper‐2 for languages

There will be 50 multiple choice objective questions for each paper and all questions will carry equal mark

There will be no negative marks for wrong answer

Entrance Exam Syllabus

Syllabus for entrance test shall be equivalent to the NET/SET/GATE/Postgraduate level of the concerned subject

In the entrance test, the candidate’s knowledge about the subject and general aptitude shall be tested entrance test, based on multiple choice types, shall be of 100 marks

Out of this, 50 marks shall be for concerned subject knowledge and 50 marks for general aptitude

Admission shall be only on the basis of performance in entrance test


Candidates belonging to reserved categories, as notified by the govt. of Maharashtra and also belonging to specific reserved category from Maharashtra State will alone be considered for reserved posts

The candidate applying for the post of reserved categories should submit caste certificate/validity certificate issued by competent authority

The admission of selected candidate on respective reserved category shall be made only after the receipt of caste validity certificate in the light of Govt. of Maharashtra

For details please visit website

Exam Centre

Entrance examination will be held in Solapur University Campus only

How to apply

The online application forms and the relevant details are available on the link provided in the website from 13th Jan 2014 to 12th Feb 2014

Important Dates:

Commencement of Online Application Form: 13th Jan 2014

Last date for submission of Online Application Form: 12th Feb 2014

Last date of submission of hard copy of online application form by post/courier/by hand to university office (Postal delay will not be considered): 13th Feb 2014

Display of Admit card in candidate login: 18th Feb 2014

Examination for PET: 25th Feb 2014

Centre of Examination for PET: Solapur University Campus

More Details :

Solapur University, Solapur
Solapur University was established on 1st August 2004 and was inaugurated on 03-08-2004 by the Governor of Maharashtra. The formation of the university at Solapur was a long cherished desire of the people of this region. Earlier, to the formation of University, Solapur had a P.G. Centre of Shivaji University for over two decades. The centre for P.G. studies had three postgraduate science departments and 7 postgraduate courses conducted in the P.G. departments. With this sound background Solapur University has been established to cater the needs of over 60,000 students community.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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