Mode of Application
START DATE - END DATE
27th Nov, 2018 - 08th Jan, 2019
University of Calicut offers 24 undergraduate and 22 postgraduate programs. It also offers full time and part time Ph.D. programs. There are 28 postgraduate teaching and research departments at the university. For admission to either of the research programs offered by the university, one must have had obtained a master’s degree in the same or related field of research.
Application forms for Ph.D. program are available online on the official website of the university.
Admission to Ph.D. is based on an entrance examination conducted by the University Department and the marks obtained in the qualifying examination. Candidates who clear the entrance exam will then be called for an interview at the university. The final Admission decision will be a resultant of all the three factors taken together.
27th Nov, 2018 - 08th Jan, 2019
|Registration||27th Nov - 11th Dec , 2018|
|Date of Entrance Examination||20th Dec, 2018|
|Announcement of Results||08th Jan, 2019|
The University of Calicut offers full-time and part-time research Ph.D. programmes in University departments under the following faculties:
Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D. programs:
You should have passed Master Degree Examination or a professional degree recognized as equivalent by University of Calicut with at least grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) or at least 55% marks in aggregate in the mark system or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution.
Candidates who have passed M.Phil. degree with a minimum of grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent are eligible to do research work leading to the Ph.D. degree.
Candidates working in National Laboratories- Universities/Institutes/ Government/ Private Organization nominated/sponsored by the respective employer and also have a postgraduate or a professional degree with at least grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) or at least 55% marks in aggregate in the mark system or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution, then you are also eligible for this program.
Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories will be given a relaxation of 10% and OBC candidates will be given a relaxation of 5%.
You can apply for Ph.D. program through online mode on the official website of Calicut University.
The online registration ID number is mandatory for downloading hall tickets. Students should keep the ID number for all future communications. Hall tickets for the entrance examination should be downloaded 3 days prior to the examination day.
Shortlisted students after the entrance examination, or otherwise eligible should apply directly for admission to the Department or Centre or Affiliated Colleges (based on their preference) in the prescribed forms along with the application fee.
Candidates have to apply for entrance test and pay the fees separately if they are applying for two different disciplines.
Note: Eligible candidates after the entrance examination should apply for admission in the prescribed format along with a challan of Rs.50/-.
Admission to Ph.D. is based on ranking in the entrance examination conducted by research Department and the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
About Entrance Test
The entrance exam will be conducted by Research Departments on Dec 20, 2018. The Candidates who secure minimum 50% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates, 45% marks for OBC candidates) in the entrance examination are eligible to apply for registration to Ph.D. programme.
Exemption from Entrance Test
Those candidates who are exempted from entrance test can seek admission any time during the academic year.
Those candidates who wish to appear for entrance exam in 2 different disciplines should contact the concerned departments so that the departments could make the necessary arrangements to conduct the exam accordingly.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College