1Am I required to have a master’s degree to apply for a doctoral program?
2What is the aggregate percentage of marks that I must have to enroll in a PhD programme?
55% (Candidates having 7 years experience in research / teaching / industry are eligible even if they don’t have 55% marks in their master’s degree)
3At the time of filling up the application form, is it mandatory to have with me the mark sheet of my master’s program, till the final semester?
Yes. It is necessary to have all mark sheets.
4Will I have to appear for an entrance examination before being enrolled in a PhD programme?
Yes. Entrance examination will be held once a year only for the discipline in which PhD programme is current in the academic year.
5What is the format of the entrance examination for PhD programme?
The entrance exam consists of one theory paper of 100 marks having two sections. Section-I will comprise of 30 multiple choice questions on general awareness, verbal ability, quantitative ability, data interpretation, analysis, synthesis, reasoning, basics of computing and research aptitude. Section-II will comprise of 35 multiple choice questions to assess your capability of defining certain concepts and knowledge from the relevant discipline in which you seek registration.