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University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for PhD Entrance Exam 2015

Updated on Tue, 18 August 2015 at 20:33 IST
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University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for admissions to Ph.D Degree for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Ph.D Degree is conducted by University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.

Online Application in the prescribed form are invited from eligible candidates for the General Aptitude Test for determining eligibility for admission to Full-time/Part-time research leading to Ph.D Degree.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
=> Candidates who have secured not less than 55% marks at the Master's Degree Examination are eligible to apply for the test.

=> Candidates belonging to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes who hold Master's Degree in Science and Applied Science faculties with atleast 45% marks and Master's Degree in other faculties with 40% marks are eligible to apply for the test.

=> Physically/Visually handicapped candidates are eligible for a relaxation of 5% marks.

=> Candidates who have appeared for Master's Degree Examination and whose result is still awaited may also apply for the test. However, such candidates will be considered eligible for admission to research leading to Ph.D Degree provided they pass the Master's Degree Examination with at least 55% marks and have been declared qualified in the test.

Application Procedure:

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

Part-Time Ph.D registration shall be restricted to regular/permanent teachers of the Department and affiliated colleges of the University of Kerala in the concerned subjects. Part-Time registration is also extended to teachers who are working in substantive vacancies in Government and Aided Colleges in the State of Kerala

=> Candidates should apply online and download the application and send it along with the necessary documents and fees to the Registrar by 31st August 2015 (5p.m). All relevant documents proving qualification and eligibility should be sent along with the application. Incomplete application will be summarily rejected.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D Degree: Click here to download application form

Fee Details:

=> The cost of application form is Rs. 20/- and the fee for the test is Rs.1000/-.

=> For Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes the fee for the Test is 500/- (Rs. 10/- for one DD as service charge in case of DD).

=> Applications can be downloaded after online registration from the website of Kerala University (Rs. 20/- for downloading charges).

Important Dates:

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

  • Online registration starts: 5th August, 2015
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 31st August, 2015
  • Date of Examination Ph.D Degree 2015: Will be announced in the website

Contact Details

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University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
The University of Travancore which eventually became the University of Kerala was established in 1937 by a promulgation of the Maharaja of Travancore, Sri Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma who was also the first Chancellor of the University. Sir C. P Ramaswamy Ayyar, the then Diwan of the State, was the first Vice-Chancellor. It was the sixteenth University to be set up in India and ten Colleges within the State of Travancore which were affiliated to the Madras University became the affiliated colleges of the University of Travancore.

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