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Rajiv Gandhi University Admission 2017 – Rajiv Gandhi University offers admission to various Post graduate programmes like M.Phil & Ph.D for the academic year 2017-2018. Those candidates who are interested in taking admission in Rajiv Gandhi University have to fill the application form. Get here complete detail of Rajiv Gandhi University Admission 2017 such as application process, eligibility criteria etc.

Rajiv Gandhi University Admission 2017

Candidates seeking admissions to M.Phil/ Ph.D. programmes are required to appear in a entrance test held by Rajiv Gandhi University on 04 Jun 2017. Candidate can download their Admit Card for entrance test from here as per schedule.

Schedule for the Rajiv Gandhi University Admission 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Issue of Application Form 05 May 2017
Last date of submission of forms 15 May 2017
Scrutiny of Application Forms by the concerned Department 22 to 24 May 2017
Notification of eligible test 25 May 2017
Date of Entrance Test (For AITS only) 03 Jun 2017
Date of Common Entrance Test (for both M.Phil & Ph.D) 04 Jun 2017

Shortlisted Candidates

Rajiv Gandhi University has published the list of shortlisted candidates for the Entrance test, which can also be checked through the link provided below.

Application Form 2017

 The application for the Entrance Test can be obtained from the Academic Branch during office working hours on payment of Rs. 100/- only. The forms may be downloaded online from the University website www.rgu.ac.in. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility and other conditions before filling the application form.

For M.Phil / Ph.D Courses – The duly filled in form may be submitted to the office of the Heads / Directors of concerned Department/Institute. All the UGC-CSIR JRF holders, M.Phil degree holders and regular in service faculty members teaching for at least5 years in Govt. colleges affiliated under RGU and at least 3 years in the concerned department of RGU are exempted from written RGUMPE test but should apply through the prescribed format for being screened and called for the Viva-voce test.

Eligibility Criteria

The Scholars having 55% marks in Master Degree in the concerned subject are eligible to appear for the screening / entrance test (5% relaxation for SC and ST).

Seat Matrix

Department / Institute Ph.D M.Phil
AITS 03 15
Anthropology 02 05
Botany 06 05
Chemistry 04 Nil
Commerce 01 10
CSE 04 Nil
Economics 08 05
Educations 17 Nil
English Nil Nil
Geography 08 10
Hindi 06 10
History 03 08
Mathematics 16 05
Mass Comm 01 05
Political Science 06 07
Physics 03 Nil
Sociology 01 05
Zoology 09 05

Reservation

50% of the seats of the Ph.D programme shall be reserved for Open category, 25% for CSIR-UGC JRF holder and 25% for M.Phil degree holders. Reservation for M.Phil candidates in Ph.D shall be considered from the concerned subjects only. In case of no reservation of seat due to less than 4 seats than merit for M.Phil/JRF/Teachers shall be based on over all percentage of marks obtained in respective degree exam (M.Phil/JRF/Postgraduate) converted to index percentage respectively with the open category candidates.

Basic Guidelines for RGU M.Phil/Ph.D Entrance Test (RGUMPET)

There shall be only one common test for screening of candidates for M.Phil and Ph.D programmes. Thereby a common merit list shall be generated on the basis of number of seats available Ph.D and M.Phil programmes in a particular Department / Institute. Meritorious candidates can opt for either Ph.D or M.Phil programmes as per their options based on availability of seats.

Candidates shall appear in CET for M.Phil and Ph.D in the concerned subjects comprising of two paper of 100 marks each as detailed below:

Paper I – This paper shall be of objective type questions from research methodology and / or paper from P.G level. This Test shall be of 1 and 1/2 hours duration having 50 questions carrying 2 marks each.

Paper II – This paper shall be description type covering major areas of study at PG level including research methodology. The questions set shall be of the following type in the concerned subject:

  • 5 Very short answer type of 2 marks each
  • 5 Short answer type carrying 6 marks each
  • 4 Questions carrying 10 marks each
  • 1 Long answer type carrying 20 marks

This Paper shall be of 3 hours duration.

For Ph.D in Hindi or in any other language, the scholars have to appear in the concerned language test instead of English Paper.

Qualifying exam – For qualifying the test, a scholar has to secure a minimum of 50% marks separately in both the papers.

Exemption – All the UGC-CSIR JRF holders, M.Phil degree holders and regular in-servue faulty members teaching for at least 5 years in Govt. colleges affiliated under RGU and at least 3 years in the concerned department of RGU are exempted from written RGUMPE Test but should apply through proper channel in the prescribed format for being screened and called for the Viva-voce tests.

All other issued not covered above shall be governed as per the provisions envisaged in the RUGUMPET Ordinance.

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