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Given below are details on Pune University PhD Admission 2019-20 Notification with dates, its eligibility criteria and requirements. The University of Pune offers research programs in different subjects and interdisciplinary areas leading to degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Selection for Pune University PhD Admission is based on the written test conducted by the university.  However candidates who have qualified for national level entrance tests and fellowship are exempted from appearing for the entrance test. Selected candidates will work in a recognized place of research that include university departments, research institutes and affiliated colleges affiliated by the university.

Eligibility for admission to Ph. D. Programme:-

 
Candidates 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.
 
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to reserved categories/Differently Abled and other categories of candidates as per policies of the Government of Maharashtra prescribed 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.
 
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 50o/o, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to reserved categories/Differently Abled and other categories of candidates as per policies of the Government of Maharashtra prescribed from time to time.
 
M. Phil. student of SPPU whose M.Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admiued to the Ph.D. programme.
 
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.
 
The Candidates fulfilling at least one of the following conditions will be exempted from Entrance Examination:
 
i. Candidates qualified in UGC-NET (Including JRF)UGC CSIR NET (Including JRF)/SLET/GATE (valid score) or teacher fellowship holders will be exempted from the Entrance Test for Ph.D. programme.
ii. Candidates who have passed M. Phil. Programme of the Savitribai Phule Pune University will be exempted from the Entrance Test for Ph.D. programme.
 
 
Savitribai Phule Pune University Ph.D Entrance Test 2019 Pattern -
 
Entrance Test Paper consists of 2 Parts
 
Research Methodology - 50 Marks
 
Subject Specific - 50 Marks
 
Total - 100 Qs - 100 Marks
 
All questions with multiple choices, each correct answer carries I Mark. No negative marking system.
 
 
FEES - For Appearing PET Entrance Examination
 
For Open - Rs. 1000/-
For Reservation - Rs. 750/-
 
Exempted from appearing Entrance Examination -  
 
For Open - Rs. 800/-
For Reservation - Rs. 600/-
 
Mode of Payment:- Payment method using online payment. Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking
 
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION -
 
Application is available online on the website: http://www.appl.unipune.ac.in/phd
 
Required documents: Candidate shall upload following documents along with Online Application:-
 
a) Photo copy of Marks Statement of Master's Degree.
b) Photo copy of the Caste Certificate in case of Reserved Category Candidates (if applicable).
c) Photo copy of the Non - Creamy layer Certificate in case of Reserved Category Candidates (if applicable).
d) Photo copy of the Medical Certificate issued by Civil Surgeon in case of Persons with Disabilities (P.H.) candidates (if applicable).
e) Document required for exemption candidate:
 
i. Photo copy of UGC-NET (Including JRF) UGC-CSIR NET (Including JRF/SLET/GATE (valid score) Certificate.
ii. Photo copy of M.Phil. Degree Certificate of SPPU.
 
 
Click Here for Savitribai Phule Pune University Ph.D Entrance Test 2017 Notification.
 
 
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