PHD program

A candidate who has obtained a Post-Graduate Degree from a recognized university including foreign students (sponsored by their Embassies) and sponsored candidates securing not less than 55% marks at the Post-Graduate Degree M.Com. In the case of SC/ST/Cat-I/ Physically Challenged candidates and those who are appointed on regular basis prior to March 31, 1992 as teachers, the minimum marks shall be 50% provided they (i.e., employees) are continuing in services at the time of submission of application for registration.
Duration of programs
Minimum 3 years to Maximum 6 years
Each Research Supervisor/Guide shall guide not more than eight candidates at a time including guiding the candidates who have registered for Ph.D degree in other universities, out of which one seat each shall be reserved for (a) SC (b) ST / Category-I and (c) OBC candidates.
• The seats reserved for SC and ST candidates shall be interchangeable (i e., SC vacancy sha1l be filled with ST candidate and vice-versa if there is no eligible candidate from SC or ST). However, they shall not be transferred to General Pool.

• Department shall be taken as one unit for the purpose of reservation and each supervisor shall be allotted one SC/ST/OBC candidates.
Admission procedure
• All the applicants who possess at least the minimum percentage of marks at their P.G Degree as specified above in Regulations ‘Eligibility Criteria to Pursue Ph.D Program’ I and II shall appear for the Entrance Test.
• After the Entrance Test, Consolidated Merit List of all the candidates (including those who are exempted from Entrance Test) shall be prepared as per Merit cum Reservation Policy because of the marks obtained in the entrance test, interview and marks obtained in the qualifying examination in the ratio of 50:50. However, the candidate has to secure overall 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/Cat-I) to qualify for the Ph.D programme.
Scholarships available
(with details such as funding agency, amount etc).