The admission of the candidates for Ph.D. Degree shall be on the basis
of Merit of entrance test (Ph.D. Entrance Test –PET) conducted by the
University. Thereafter, the counselling of the candidates shall be done by the
respective college at its level. It shall be mandatory for In-service
candidates to apply for full-time or part-time, Ph.D. programmes through proper
channel along with the No Objection certificate of their respective employer in
the format at Annexure VII or Annexure VIII, as
the case may be.
Duration of the Ph.D. Course.-
(1) The date of the joining of the candidate at any College or approved
or Recognised Institution, after successful counselling, shall be treated as a
provisional date of registration. However, the actual term of selected Ph.D.
scholar shall be deemed to start from the date of approval letter of the
Synopsis of the Thesis.
(2) The Ph.D. scholars shall only be allowed to submit the
Thesis after completion of three years from the date of approval of
Synopsis by the University.
(3) It shall be mandatory for all scholars to submit six monthly
progress report duly, signed by the respective Guide or Research Supervisor,
Head of the Department and Head of the Institution for submission to the
University from time to time in the format of Annexure IX.
(4) The maximum duration for submission of Thesis, for all Ph.D. scholars, shall be of six years from the date of the approval letter of the
University in respect of Synopsis. However, the same may be further extended
for a maximum period of two years, being one year at a time, after submission
of valid justification by the Ph.D. Scholar and by paying prescribed fees as
determined by the University from time to time. After the extended period, no
further extension shall be granted, and if the Ph.D. Scholar wishes to pursue
the Ph.D. course thereafter, then he/she shall have to register again as a fresh
candidate, following the due procedure, including the Ph.D. Entrance
Test. Provided that, candidates with more than 40% disability
may be allowed for further relaxation of two years during Ph.D. Course, in the
maximum: Provided further that, women candidates may be granted Maternity Leave
or the Child Care Leave up to 240 days once in the entire duration of the Ph.D.
Course, in addition to the relaxation referred above.
(5) A Ph.D. Research Scholar admitted as a full-time candidate may be
converted in to a part-time candidate in special circumstances, after approval
of the University. A Part-time Ph.D. Research Scholar may be allowed to pursue as
a full time Ph.D. candidate, provided all the conditions mentioned in the of Ph.D. Directions are met satisfied.
(6) Normally, a candidate shall be required to complete his research
under the direct supervision of his Guide or Research Supervisor at Recognized Center. However, a candidate who is a University approved full time Teacher or
the person in the Government Service, shall be permitted to complete the
research work at his college or place of his/her duty or appointment. In such
condition, it shall be mandatory for such Teacher Candidate or person in
Government Service to work at least 180 days in the full tenure of the Ph.D.
course, under direct supervision of his Guide or Research Supervisor at
recognized center or place of Research, before submission of the final Thesis.
The certificate from the Guide or Research Supervisor regarding mandatory
attendance of the Ph.D. Scholar, along with signature of Head of concerned
Institution shall be the precondition for submission of final thesis, through the
College or Institution.
(7) Not withstanding anything contained in this Direction or in any other
Rule or Regulation, for the time being in force, the Institution, College or
PhD center shall not conduct Ph.D. Programme through distance education mode.
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