Christ University

Christ University Ph.D Admission 2017 – Christ University has released notification for admission to various Ph.D Courses for the academic year 2017-2018. Interested and Eligible candidates can follow the schedule to apply online or offline mode. Complete information like the dates for final submission of form,eligibility criteria etc will be provided below for Ph.D. Admission 2017-18 .

Schedule for the Christ University Ph.D Admission 2017 is given below.

1. Announcement  and issue of PhD Application Form 18 Aug ,2017
2. Last date of issuing Application Form 28 Oct ,2017
3. Last date of receiving filled in Application Form 30  Oct ,2017
4. Selection Process Admit Card will be generated * 31 oct,2017(10:00 PM)
5. Written Test & Interview 04 Nov,2017
6. Announcement of Results 22 Nov,2017
7. Last date for the Payment Fees 09 Dec,2017
8. Inauguration of PhD Course 13 Dec 2017
TIME -9:30 AM
9. Commencement of PhD Course Work -Phase 1 various topics 13 to 22 Dec 2017
Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
VENUE -ROOM NO 802, Auditorium Block.
10. Course Work- Phase 2

1-Course content-Advanced research methodology

25 Dec 2017 to 12 Mar 2018
11. Course Work -Phase 3
Presentation of the second draft copy of the research proposal and copy on various topics
12 Mar to 12 May 2018
Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
12. Course Work- Phase 4
Final presentation of the research proposal
17 May 2018 to 30 Aug 2018

Venue of Inauguration / Commencement of PhD Course – Room No.802, Auditorium Block

Christ University PhD Application Form 2017-2018

Candidates seeking admission in Christ University in various Ph.D programme can apply for this session 2017-18  before the last date prescribed above in schedule. Before applying candidates must ensure their eligibility to take admission. Candidates can apply online or offline. Application for Ph.D programme from given below link.

To apply offline or in direct mode, candidates can visit Christ University, Office of Admissions, Ground Floor, Central Block, Main Campus, Hosur Road, Bengaluru – 29. Those who apply through direct mode can fill application online by above link.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria will be minimum 55% marks in post graduation and M.phil. The students who have cleared UGC-CSIR NET/JRF examination or SLET/GATE examinations and also the students who have worked as JRF for one year in the externally funded major research projects may be  exempted from MPhil requirement. In case of internally funded major research projects (MRP), the students may be exempted from MPhil requirement after two years of research experience.

Under certain conditions like students with high academic performance at post graduate level,can be directly admitted for the Ph.D program.

Rules for Exemption from M.Phil. for admission to PhD Program*
(As approved by the Academic Council in its meeting held on 25th May 2009 / 28th Sept.2011)

Eligibility requirements: (For exemption only)

  • Post Graduate Degree in the related field of Research with not less than 55% marks.
  • The candidate must have completed and/or being involved as a Research Associate/ Fellow, in a major research project (sponsored by UGC or any other approved institution) of specified duration of not less than 2 years.
  • The candidates who are doing such research project must have completed at least one year of such research.
  • The research project done / being done must be in the faculty area of the PhD Course applied for. Approved Institution for the purpose may be any national or international organization engaged in the field of Research and having recognition as an approved body of research.
  • **Candidates seeking admission to PhD in Commerce/Management based on membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India / Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India/ Institute of Company Secretaries of India must have not less than 5 years of post qualification professional / industry experience, as may be acceptable to the University, as equivalent to Research.

Admission registration fee is Rs 5000.


Admission Procedure

Candidates will be intimated about the selection status (Selected / Wait Listed / Not Selected) through their unique ID login page / application status page on the University website The selection process results will be declared as mentioned in the important dates.

The selected candidates must process admission at Office of Admissions, Central Block, Christ University Main Campus, of declaration of Selection results as per the stipulated date and time mentioned in offer of admission card / by Office of Admissions.

Admission will not be processed without the presence of the candidate and the submission of mandatory original documents mentioned below;

  • Copy of statement of marks of Class 10, Class 12, Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Mandatory).
  • Original mark statement of semester I & II / Year I, if candidate is pursuing a two semesters / one year MPhil course (Mandatory).
  • Copy of UGC-CSIR NET/JRF examination or SLET/GATE  (Mandatory).
  • Copy of Transfer Certificate from last qualified Institution and Migration Certificate from last qualified Institution for candidates from outside of Karnataka (If Available).
  • Provisional degree certificate / Degree certificate (Convocation certificate) if candidate has completed / graduated in or before November 2017 (Mandatory).

Candidate must print the South Indian bank account opening form attached with the E-Admission card, and carry the copy to process admission. Fields marked with (*) are mandatory. Affix 1 passport size photograph and 1 stamp size photograph in the space provided (Mandatory).

The selected candidates must remit the annual fee at the south Indian Bank, Christ University, main campus branch, on collecting the fee challan from the Office of Admissions, Ground Floor, Central Block, Christ University Main Campus, within the stipulated date and time mentioned in the e-admission card / mentioned by the Office of Admissions or else, the offer of admission will stand cancelled.

The University ID card is a smart card, which is an ID card as well as a South Indian Bank ATM card with a chip containing the student personal details. All transactions within the University campus after commencement of classes, including fees payment will be processed only through this card. It is also an access card for Library and other restricted places.

Candidates who fall under International student category (ISC), selected, should register with the Foreigner Regional Registration Officer (FRRO / FRO) of the Local Police in Bengaluru, India within 14 working days from the date of admission or arriving in Bengaluru.

Class commencement date and time will be intimated during the admission process for the Academic Year 2017 – 18.

  • The University does not collect any donation / capitation fees other than that stipulated as the annual fees.
  • All those admitted to the course will have to purchase a laptop at their own cost (If required).
  • Admitted student who wishes to avail of bank loan will be provided a recommendation letter after processing the admission by paying the fees for the programme.
  • The decision of the admission committee is final and binding.

Fee Structure

Year Karnataka Other Indian States NRI Saarc / Africa / PIO / OCI Other Foreign National
Yearly Fees 50000 50000 95000 2000 USD 2900 USD
Time of Payment All the candidates have to pay the I Year fee immediately after confirmation of the admission.

It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for all years, there will be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

Indian nationals pursuing international curriculum in India, will pay the fee applicable for NRI status for the first year. Indian citizens who have studied foreign syllabi in India for the qualifying examination (applying for UG / PG / MPhil / PhD Programme has to be approved by UGC / AIU).

(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category).

NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the programme for candidates who;

  • Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
  • Are NRI and candidates who have applied under NRI category.

To claim Indian / Karnataka category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India / Karnataka. (Not applicable for OCI, PIO and Foreign Nationals).

Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if any applicable.

Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, The fee may be paid through the following options:

  • DD drawn in favor of Christ University payable at Bengaluru
  • Cash at the South Indian Bank, Christ University Branch, Bengaluru
  • Pay via bank transfer to South Indian Bank, Christ University Branch

To pay via bank transfer, Candidates must contact [email protected] for details.

Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee the admission.

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