MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY
KOTTAYAM, KERALA, INDIA.
Subjects for Entrance Test for Ph.D 2022
Subject Vacancy
ARABIC
2
BIOSCIENCES
(Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Microbiology)
39
BOTANY
82
CHEMISTRY
269
COMMERCE
36
COMPUTER SCIENCE
4
ECONOMICS
37
EDUCATION
9
ENGLISH
29
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
4
PSYCHOLOGY
4
HINDI
52
HISTORY
40
HOME SCIENCE
3
INTER DISCIPLINARY SCIENCES
2
ISLAMIC HISTORY
3
LAW
13
MALAYALAM
30
MANAGEMENT STUDIES
27
MATHEMATICS
54
MUSIC
8
PHILOSOPHY
9
PHYSICS,NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
162
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
1
POLITICS & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS/POLITICAL SCIENCE
25
SANSKRIT
22
SOCIAL WORK
6
SOCIOLOGY
5
STATISTICS
30
TOURISM STUDIES
4
ZOOLOGY
67
 

Ph.D Entrance Test - 2022
Ph.D Entrance Test
The Entrance 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 Entrance Test.)
    Please read the notification carefully before applying.!!
The mode of Entrance Test for admission to Ph.D Programme ,2022 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)
Covering various areas of the subject

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 Entrance Test.
  • 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), and who secured a P.G Degree or an equivalent Professional Degree satisfying the condition detailed above from a foreign educational institution which is accredited by authorised agencies are eligible to apply for the Entrance 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 before the stipulated time announced by the University.
  • on or before 31.07.2020.
  • 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 Entrance Test.
Exemption from the Entrance 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.
  9. Teachers working in Self-Financing colleges under the control of Government, with three year of continuous teaching experience.
Fee for Application
Candidates have to remit Rs.1050/-(Rupees One Thousand and Fifty Only) as application fee. For SC/ST candidates, the fee for application is Rs. 525/-(Rupees Five Hundred and Twenty Five Only). The payment of fee is allowed only through Online Mode.
How To Apply
Candidates shall apply for the Aptitude/Entrance Test for Ph.D Programme, 2022, Online, by accessing the University Website https://phd.mgu.ac.in The Portal for online registration for the Written Aptitude Test 2022, will remain open from 13.06.2022, 11.00 am to 27.06.2022, 5.00 pm. Within Fourteen days, after the publication of the provisional result of the examination, a copy of the print out of the Online application form along with self attested photocopies of the documents should be submitted by the qualified applicants to the Assistant Registrar XXI (Exams), Mahatma Gandhi University, P.D. Hills – 686 560. The time span for downloading hall tickets, date, time and centre of examination for the Written Aptitude Test for Ph. D Programme, 2022 will be announced later.
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.
  8. Certificate from the Head of the Institution regarding the appearance of final P.G. Examination (for those awaiting P.G. Degree results).
Schedule for Online Registration and Conduct of Entrance Test - 2022

*Date for Opening the Portal for Online Registration

   13.06.2022,   11.00 am

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

    27.06.2022 , 5.00 pm

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

 Within 14 days of publication of the entrance examination results(Only those who have passed the PhD Entrance 2021)

*Time span for Downloading Hall-Tickets

 From 11.07.2022, 10 am to 17.07.2022 10.00 am



*Subject

*Date & Time

Arabic, Botany, Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, English, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Sanskrit, Social Work, Tourism Studies.

16. 07.2022, Saturday 10.00 am to 1.00 pm

BioSciences, Computer Science, Education, Hindi, History, Home Science, Islamic History, Law, Malayalam, Management Studies, Music, Politics&International Relations/Political Science, Sociology, Statistics, Zoology.

17.07.2022, Sunday 10.00 am to 1.00 pm

*Centre of Entrance Test – 2022

 C.M.S, College, Kottayam, Kerala


Latest News
  • Online Registration Starts: 13.06.2022, 11.00 am
  • Last Date of Online Submission of Application: 27.06.2022, 5.00 pm
  • Last Date of receiving the hard Copies: within 14 days of publication of the entrance examination results
Notifications
Notification in English
Entrance Test-2022 Schedule
Online Registration Starts: 13.06.2022, 11.00 am
Last Date of Online Submission of Application: 27.06.2022,  5.00 pm
Pay-in-Slip/ Receipt
Last Date of receiving the hard Copies: within 14 days of publication of the entrance examination results.
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 from the Thahasildar (for SC/ST Candidates only)
5: Non -creamy layer Certificate in original for OBC candidates, issued by the Village Officer.
6: Self attested copy of certificate of disability issued by a Govt. Medical Board (for differently abled candidates)
7: Self attested copy of Eligibility Certificate/Equivalency certificate from Mahatma Gandhi University (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: JPG/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: JPG/JPEG/PDF
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/PDF
4. 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: JPG/JPEG/PDF
Postal Address
The system generated printout and supporting documents should be send to
Assistant Registrar(XXI) Exams
Mahatma Gandhi University
Priyadarsini Hills
Kottayam,Kerala,India
Pin: 686560
Do not forget to write "Application for Ph.D Entrance Test - 2022" at the top of the envelope containing application.