MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY
KOTTAYAM, KERALA, INDIA.
Subjects for Entrance Test for Ph.D 2021
Subject Vacancy
ARABIC
10
BIOSCIENCES
(Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Physiology)
13
BOTANY
39
CHEMISTRY
143
COMMERCE
16
COMPUTER SCIENCE
16
ECONOMICS
20
EDUCATION
6
ENGLISH
26
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
6
GANDHIAN STUDIES/DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
11
HINDI
26
HISTORY
HOME SCIENCE
6
INTER DISCIPLINARY SCIENCES
3
ISLAMIC HISTORY
9
LAW
14
MALAYALAM
26
MANAGEMENT STUDIES
25
MATHEMATICS
39
MUSIC
12
PHILOSOPHY
13
PHYSICS
82
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
4
POLITICS & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS/POLITICAL SCIENCE
4
SANSKRIT
18
SOCIAL WORK
8
SOCIOLOGY
2
STATISTICS
22
TOURISM STUDIES
2
ZOOLOGY
39
 
Ph.D Entrance Test - 2021
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 ,2021 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), 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.
  • 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.
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. Eligibility Certificate/Equivalency Certificate from Mahatma Gandhi University for candidates of Universities other than Mahatma Gandhi University.
Schedule for Online Registration and Conduct of Entrance Test - 2021

*Date for Opening the Portal for Online Registration

   05.11.2021, Friday,   10.00 am

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

    19.11.2021 , Tuesday , 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)



Latest News
  • Online Registration Starts: 05.11.2021, 10.00 am
  • Last Date of Online Submission of Application: 19.11.2021, 5.00 pm
  • Last Date of receiving the hard Copies: within 14 days of publication of the entrance examination results
Notifications
Notification in English
Notification in Malayalam
Entrance Test-2021 Schedule
Online Registration Starts: 05.11.2021, 10.00 am
Last Date of Online Submission of Application: 19.11.2021,  5.00 pm
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: 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. 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 Entrance Test - 2021" at the top of the envelope containing application.