The applications of the eligible and qualified candidates as per sub- clauses 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.4 of clause 4.2 will be processed and the candidates after payment of admission and / semester, processing etc. Fees will be eligible for enrollment in the Ph.D. programme in the relevant discipline.
In order to overcome any deficiency in the breadth of fundamental training or proper foundation for advanced work; special make up or pre-doctoral courses are given by each Faculty/Department/ Centre. These courses are given either by faculty member or by guests speakers and specialists in the profession. Normally candidates having a B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent degree are required to complete a minimum of 9 * credits with a minimum required GPA of 7.0. M.Tech or equivalent degree holders are required to complete a minimum of 6* credits with a minimum required GPA of 7.0
*A Department/Centre may specify a higher credit requirement for all their PhD programmes and/or require an individual scholar to complete a larger number of credits based on his/her background, competence and preparation level.
The Doctorate Committee will process applications of the qualified candidates in the Pre- Ph.D. Coursework for Registration under the rules of the University.
The candidates qualified for Pre- Ph.D. Coursework Examination will have to present their research proposal in front of Doctoral Committee mentioned under sub-clause 4.3.1 of clause 4.3.
The research proposal will be consisting of Introduction, along with Research Objective, Proposed Plan of Work with necessary diagram supported by Gantt Chart, Research Gaps observed, further scope of research in the relevant field, references with proper citation in the text of proposal.
When the Doctorate Committee accepts the candidate for registration, s/he will register her/his name within one month from the date of communication of the decision of the Doctorate Committee in this regard to the candidate, by paying a registration fee and such other fees as may be determined by the University.
Registration for a Ph.D. degree of the University will be granted to a candidate, if the Doctorate Committee is satisfied that:
The candidate satisfies the requirements for eligibility as laid down.
The candidate maintains regular contact with her/his Supervisor throughout the entire period of her/his work, and
The experimental work, if any, can be carried out at the University or with the permission of the University, in any other recognized university or Institution or research organization or Industry, where adequate facilities for carrying out such work exist.
There is evidence that a person qualified for the purpose and recognized by the University for such purpose, has given her/his consent to act as the Supervisor for the candidate.
In case of failure to register within the prescribed time, the application shall be deemed as cancelled unless granted permission by the Registrar on the basis of a written application giving reasons and with the approval of the Vice- Chancellor.
On payment of the registration fees, the candidate’s name and other particulars will be included in the register maintained by the office of the Faculty Council concerned.
Registration shall remain valid for five years from the date of registration. The relevant Doctorate Committee may, however, extend the period of registration beyond six years on the merit of individual cases on sufficient grounds, provided that such extension shall not exceed more than three years.
A candidate may apply to the Registrar for cancellation of her/his registration stating reasons, and such application, forwarded by the Supervisor(s), shall be placed at a meeting of the Doctorate Committee. If approved, the candidate’s registration approval of the Vice Chancellor.
Registration of a candidate may be cancelled by the University, if the candidate does not fulfill the prescribed conditions. In such cases, the Supervisor(s) may recommend to the Registrar for cancellation of his/her registration. Such recommendations shall be placed at a meeting of the Doctorate Committee and the candidate will be notified in writing the decision taken by the Doctorate Committee. Final decision will be taken by the Doctorate Committee after obtaining the reply from the candidate concerned within a stipulated period of time, and the same will be implemented on obtaining approval of the Vice- Chancellor; provided that the Doctorate Committee may reconsider the matter on receiving the reply from the candidate.
A teacher/officer of this University can be a registered candidate for a Ph.D. programme in any department if s/he is eligible as per provisions above, provided s/he has been permitted by the University to apply for such registration.