MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY
KOTTAYAM, KERALA, INDIA.
Subjects for WAT 2018
Subject Vacancy
BIOSCIENCES
(Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Physiology)
4
BOTANY
53
CHEMISTRY
111
COMMERCE
36
ECONOMICS
1
EDUCATION
4
ENGLISH
25
GANDHIAN STUDIES AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
2
HINDI
4
HISTORY
13
HOME SCIENCE
26
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICS
3
LAW
3
MALAYALAM
12
MANAGEMENT STUDIES
12
MATHEMATICS
23
ORGANIC PRODUCTS/NATURAL SYNTHESIS/ASYMMETRIC SYNTHESIS
4
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
1
PHYSICS
64
POLITICAL SCIENCE
5
PSYCHOLOGY
2
SANSKRIT
4
SCIENCE OF MUSIC
2
SOCIAL WORK
16
STATISTICS
27
TOURISM STUDIES
5
ZOOLOGY
21
 
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Ph.D Written Aptitude Test (WAT)
Ph.D Written Aptitude Test (WAT)
The Written Aptitude Test is conducted for all the candidates who desire to apply for Ph.D. admission in the University Schools/Departments/Inter University Centres and approved Research Centres .( Except those who are exempted from appearing for the Written Aptitude Test.)
    Result of WAT 2018 is published. Please login to download mark list.
The mode of Written Aptitude Test for admission to Ph.D Programme ,2018 is as follows.
Duration of Examination                                                    :                3 Hrs
Maximum Marks                                                                  :                 100
PART -A

Objective Type Questions  (50 Nos.) Covering various areas of the subject                     :              50 Marks
(1 mark for each question)

PART -B

Short answer questions: 14 Numbers                           :              50  Marks

(Out of which 10 numbers  have to be answered, 5 marks for each question)
For assessing advanced knowledge in Research Methodology
Admission to entrance test is only provisional. Pass in entrance test is not a guarantee to admission for PhD programme, which will be subject to verification of the original certificates and fulfilling other eligibility criteria at the time of Doctoral interview.
Eligibility to apply
  • Candidates who have passed the Post-Graduate examination in any discipline of Mahatma Gandhi University or of other Universities recognised as eligible thereto, securing not less than 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate (without adding grace mark), are eligible to apply for the Written Aptitude Test.
  • For SC/ST/ OBC (Non Creamy layer)/ Differently abled Candidates / Candidates who obtained Masters degree prior to 19th September 1991, the minimum marks required for application is 50% marks or equivalent grade (without adding grace mark) in the qualifying Degree Examination.
  • Candidates awaiting results of their PG Examinations can also apply, but they shall qualify the PG Degree on or before 31.07.2018.
  • All the candidates who desire to apply for Ph.D. admission in the University Schools/Departments/Inter University Centres and approved Research Centres (except the categories noted below, who are exempted) have to appear for the Written Aptitude Test.
Exemption from the Written Aptitude Test
  1. JRF awardees.
  2. UGC Teacher Fellows.
  3. M.Phil. & M.Tech. (all discipline), MD, MS & MDS (Modern Medicine, Homoeopathy and Ayurveda) Degree holders in the subject of research concerned.
  4. Regular and permanent teachers from the University Departments and the Government/Aided Colleges in Kerala.
  5. Candidates who have qualified in the NET/SLET/GATE/GPAT,JEST,RGNF or other tests conducted by such Government bodies as UGC,CSIR,ICAR/ICMR.
  6. DST Women Scientist Awardees.
  7. KSCST/INSPIRE/MANF Fellowship Awardees.
  8. Scientists from the Accredited R & D Institutions.
Fee for Application
Candidates have to remit Rs.1000/-(Rupees One Thousand Only) as applications fee. For SC/ST candidates, the fee for application is Rs. 500/-(Rupees Five Hundred Only). The mode of payment of the fee is Online only.
Photocopies of the documents(Self Attested) to be submitted with the Printout of the application form
  1. Self attested copies of the PG Degree/ Provisional Certificate.
  2. Consolidated P.G. Mark list.
  3. Caste Certificate for SC/ST candidates, from the Thahasildar.
  4. Non-creamy layer Certificate in original for OBC candidates, issued by the Village Officer.
  5. Certificate of disability issued by a Government Medical Board in case of differently abled candidates.
  6. Certificate from the Head of the Institution regarding the appearance of final P.G. Examination (for those awaiting P.G. Degree results)
  7. Eligibility Certificate/Equivalency Certificate from Mahatma Gandhi University for candidates of Universities other than Mahatma Gandhi University.
Schedule for Online Registration and Conduct of Written Aptitude Test -2018

*Date for Opening the Portal for Online Registration

   24.04.2018, Tuesday,   10.00 am

*Date of Closing the Portal
(Last Date for Registration)

    15.05.2018, Tuesday,  5.00  pm

*Last Date of receipt of the Printout of the application from along with the photocopies of the documents uploaded

    16.05.2018, Wednesday,  3.00  pm

*Time span for Downloading Hall-Tickets

    28.05.2018 to 01.06.2018

*Date of Conduct of Written Aptitude Test and Time

    02.06.2018, Saturday 10.00 am to 01.00 pm

*Centre of Written Aptitude Test – 2018

    C. M. S College, Kottayam.

    *A common question paper of Biosciences is used for the subjects Biochemistry,Biophysics ,Biotechnology,Microbiology and Physiology for WAT 2018.
Latest News
  • Online Registration Starts: 24.04.2018, 10.00 am
  • Date for Closing: 15.05.2018, 5.00 pm
  • Last Date of receiving the hard Copies: 16.05.2018, 3.00 pm
  • Downloading Hall-Tickets: 28.05.2018 to 01.06.2018
  • Date & Time of Written Aptitude Test: 02.06.2018 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
  • Centre of Written Aptitude Test – 2018 : C. M. S College, Kottayam
Notifications
WAT-2018 RESULT of Withheld candidates
WAT-2018 RESULT of Withheld candidates
WAT-2018 RESULT Notification
WAT-2018 Rank List
Re-notification
Notification in Malayalam
Notification in English
WAT-2018 Schedule
Online Registration Starts: 24.04.2018, 10.00 am
Date for Closing: 15.05.2018,  5.00  pm
Last Date of receiving the hard Copies: 16.05.2018,  3.00  pm
Downloading Hall-Tickets: 28.05.2018 to 01.06.2018
Date & Time of Written Aptitude Test: 02.06.2018 10.00 am to 01.00 pm
Centre of Written Aptitude Test – 2018 : C. M. S College, Kottayam
How To Apply
Step1: Account Creation
Step2: Login
Step3: Application Fee Payment
Step4: Submit Basic Details
Step5: Submit Academic Details
Step6: Upload the Documents
Step7: Submit the Application
Step8: Take the System Generated printout and send to university with all the relevant documents.
Documents to be Sent
1: System generated Printout
2: Self attested copies of PG Degree/ Provisional Certificate.
3: Self attested copies of P.G. Consolidated Mark list.
4: Self attested copy of Caste Certificate(for SC/ST Candidates only)
5: Self attested copy of Non-creamy layer certificate for OBC candidate
6: Self attested copy of certificate of disability issued by a Govt. Medical Board (for differently abled candidates)
7: Self attested copy of certificate from Head of the Institution regarding the appearence of final PG examination (for those awaiting PG Degree result)
8: Self attested copy of Eligibility Certificate/Equivalency certificate (for those who have completed the PG from universities other than Mahatma Gandhi University)
Documents to be Uploaded
1. Photograph
Dimension: Width: 150px Height: 200px (Exact)
Maximum Size: 25 K
Type: GIF/JPEG
2. PG Degree/ Provisional Certificate and the P.G. Consolidated Mark list.
Dimension: Min. Width:500px Min. Height:500px
Maximum Size: 100 K
Type: GIF/JPEG
3. Caste Certificate(for SC/ST Candidates only)/ Certificate in proof of: OBC (Non Creamy layer)/ Differently abled / obtained Masters degree prior to 19th September 1991.
Dimension: Min. Width:500px Min. Height:500px
Maximum Size: 100 K
Type: GIF/JPEG
4. Certificate from the Head of Institution regarding PG Degree final exam appearance (for those awaiting PG result).
Dimension: Min. Width:500px Min. Height:500px
Maximum Size: 100 K
Type: GIF/JPEG
5. Eligibility Certificate/ Equivalency certificate (Those who have completed the PG from universities other than Mahatma Gandhi University).
Dimension: Min. Width:500px Min. Height:500px
Maximum Size: 100 K
Type: GIF/JPEG
Postal Address
The system generated printout and supporting documents should be send to
Assistant Registrar(XXI) Exams
Mahatma Gandhi University
Priyadharshini Hills
Kottayam,Kerala,India
Pin: 686560
Do not forget to write "Application for Ph.D Written Aptitude Test - 2018" at the top of the envelope containing application.