Pune University M.Phil Ph.D Admission 2018-2019 Notification Application Form Last Date:
SPPU M.Phil. / Ph.D. Entrance Test 2018 – 19 – Application: Taking cognizance of Research Eligibility Test 2018 – 19 for Admission into Master of Philosophy / Philosophiae Doctor (M.Phil. / Ph.D.) Program for the Academic Session 2018 – 19 in Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and the Affiliated Colleges / Institutions, We look forward to the Office of the Registrar / Deputy Registrar to shall shortly issuing Notice followed by Notification.
Pune University M.Phil Ph.D Admission 2018-19
The Candidates meeting with the Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Master of Philosophy / Philosophiae Doctor (Doctor in Philosophy) may apply for M.Phil. / Ph.D. Entrance Test 2018 – 19 succinctly furnished in the Later Part of the Information Bulletin.
The Candidates Qualified in the University Grants Commission – National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) (Including Junior Research Fellowship – JRF) / University Grants Commission – Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (UGC-CSIR) National Eligibility Test – NET (Including Junior Research Fellowship) / State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) / Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) (valid Score) or Teacher Fellowship-holders will be exempted from the Entrance Test for Master of Philosophy / Philosophiae Doctor (M.Phil./Ph.D.) Programs.
The Candidates, who have passed M.Phil. Program of the Savitribai Phule Pune University shall be exempted from the Entrance Test for Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) Program.
SPPU M.Phil / Ph.D Entrance Test 2018–19:
The Office of the Controller of Examinations, in coordination with the Faculty Concerned, shall host Research Eligibility Test 2018 – 19 for Master of Philosophy and Philosophiae Doctor as follows:
Admission into Master of Philosophy / Philosophiae Doctor (M.Phil./Ph.D.) Program shall be based on the Criteria notified by Savitribai Phule Pune University, keeping in view the Guidelines / Norms in this regard issued by the University Grants Commission and other Statutory Bodies concerned, and taking into consideration the Reservation Policy of the Central Government / State Government prescribed from time to time.
SPPU Research Eligibility Test:
Savitribai Phule Pune University shall admit the Candidates by a Two Stage Research Eligibility Test Process through as follows:
Research Entrance Test, which shall be a Qualifying Test.
The Research Entrance Test consisting of 02 Parts, each comprising 50 Multiple Choice Questions of Objective Type for Equivalent 50 Marks, Totaling 100 Marks (implying 100 Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions for 01 / One Mark each) with 50% Marks as the Minimum Qualifying Marks.
SPPU Research Eligibility Test Scheme
Examination Duration: 02-Hours
Research Methodology: (50 Multiple Choice Questions of Objective Type): 50 Marks
Research Specific: (50 Multiple Choice Questions of Objective Type): 50 Marks
Minimum Percentile Marks / Minimum Passing Standard: 50% Marks
The Research Eligibility Test Syllabus of the Entrance Test shall comprise the Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions, 50% based on Research Methodology and 50% shall be Subject Specific mentioned hereinabove. The Entrance Test shall be conducted at the Centre(s) to be notified in advance. Changes of the Centres, if any, shall also be notified well in Advance.
An Interview organized by Savitribai Phule Pune University when the Candidates shall be put to discuss their Research Interest / Area through a Presentation before a duly Constituted Departmental Research Committee (DRC).
Duly Constituted Department Research Committees shall be as under:
Admission in the University Departments:
- Head of the Department Concerned (Chairman);
- Two Subject Experts (One from the Department concerned and One from Outside);
- Two Nominees of the Vice-Chancellor – One General and One Reservation.
Admission in the Research Centers at the Affiliated Colleges and the Recognized Institutions:
i) Principal / Director of the Affiliated Colleges and the Recognized Institutions Concerned (Chairman);
ii) Two Subject Experts (One Head of the Department of the Affiliated College / Recognized Institution Concerned, and one from University Departments / Affiliated College / Recognized Institution Concerned);
(iii) Two Nominees of the Vice-Chancellor – One General and One Reservation.
Admission in the Recognized Research Institution:
- Director (Chairman);
- Academic Coordinator of the Institution;
- One Professor from the University Department Concerned, Nominated by the Vice-Chancellor;
- Reservation Nominee Appointed by the Vice-Chancellor.
The University Departments / Research Centres at the Affiliated Colleges and Recognized Institutions / Recognized Research Institutions shall obtain the Approval of the Vice Chancellor for the Departmental Research Committee.
The Interview shall be conducted at the respective Research Centres, within a period of not more than Thirty Days from the Date of Announcement of the Result of the Research Entrance Test.
The Departmental Research Committee / Faculty Research Committee shall take the Following Aspects into consideration during the Interview, viz.:
- Whether the Candidate possesses the Competence for the Proposed Research;
- Whether the Research Work could be suitably undertaken in the Affiliated Institution / College;
- Whether the Proposed Area of Research may contribute to New / Additional Knowledge.
The Research Centre shall submit the Report of the Committee with regard to the Interviews to Post Graduate Admission Section of Savitribai Phule Pune University within a period of not more than 02 (Two) Days from the Date of Completion of the Interview Process.
Post Graduate Admission Section of Savitribai Phule Pune University shall publish the List of the Candidates selected for Admission, within a period of not more than 07 (Seven) Days of completion of the Interview Process in the Faculty Concerned.
Savitribai Phule Pune University shall maintain the List of all the Master of Philosophy and Philosophiae Doctor (M.Phil. & Ph.D.) Registered Students on its Website on Year-wise Basis. The List shall include the Name of the Registered Candidate, Topic of his / her Research, Name of his / her Supervisor / Co-Supervisor, Date of Enrolment / Registration.
Wishing here the Best of Luck for the Candidates!
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