(University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.PHIL./PH.D Degrees) Regulations, 2016. In supersession of the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Awards of M. Phil. /Ph.D. Degree) Regulation, 2009, notified in The Gazette of India [No. 28, Part III- Section 4] for the week July 11-July 17, 2009
2.1 Candidates for admission to the Ph. D. programme shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
2.2 For admission in Ph. D. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
2.4 Master’s degree holders satisfying the criteria stipulated under clause 2.1 and 2.2 above.
2.3 Candidates who have cleared the M. Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M. Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.
2.4 A person whose M. Phil dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the same Institution;
2.5 Candidates possessing a degree considered equivalent to M. Phil. Degree of an Indian institution, from A foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is Approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home Country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or Assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph. D Programme.
Universities shall admit Ph.D. students through an Entrance Test conducted by time to time notification and may decide separate terms conditions for Ph.D. Entrance Test for those students who qualify UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/teacher fellowship holder or have passed M. Phil programme. Similar approach may be adopted in respect of Entrance Test for Ph. D programme.
For admission to Ph. D programmes to register fill the application from ONLINE / OFF LINE only by accessing the website www.opjsuniversity.edu.in
Before applying, candidates are advised to read the Ph.D. Information Brochure carefully. Candidates must follow the following Steps while applying online Application Form.
Candidates can pay fees either through online or through offline mode. Complete details of payments are given below:
Deposit the requisite fee of Rs. 5,000/- (Rs. Five Thousand Only) through Net-Banking/Debit/Credit Card after Registration in OPJS University Bank Account.
Deposit the requisite fee of Rs. 5000/- (Rs. Five Thousand Only) in any branch of Punjab National Bank throughout the country on the same working day. (Bank Service Charges will be extra)
Note: entrance test fee is non refundable.*
The interview/viva voce shall also consider the following aspects, viz. whether:
The credit assigned to the Ph.D. course work shall be a minimum of 08 credits and a maximum of 16 credits.
There shall be a Research Advisory Committee, or an equivalent body for similar purpose as defined in the Statutes/Ordinances of the Institution concerned, for each M. Phil. and Ph.D. scholar. The Research Supervisor of the scholar shall be the Convener of this Committee. This Committee shall have the following responsibilities:
*Fees Shall Be Deposit in University Account or Deposit on University Fees Counter and Take Receipt.
Demand Draft / Cheque / Banker Cheque etc. shall be made by the name of “The OPJS University” AU Small Finance Bank payable at Churu, Rajasthan. (Payment Slip and confirmation is subject to clearance of banking instruments)
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