Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D. Admission Test (PAT)-2019:
Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme shall have a Masters degree 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 systemis followed)
A relaxation of 5% marks, i.e. from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade will be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/EBC/OBC/DifferentIy Abled Categories.
A Candidate shall ordinarily be permitted to pursue research in the subject in which he/ she holds Master's degree.
Exemption/(s) from the Written Test(PAT)
The candidates who have secured grants for research such as fellowships/scholarships/associateships etc. by qualifying UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/GATE/MHRDscholarship/Teacher fellowship/DBT /ICAR/ DST-INSPIRE/ CSIR, ICHR etc. shall be exempted from the written test.
Assistant Professors/Associate Professors and Professors who have been appointed on substantive post in the UGC pay scale in the teaching departments of the University or a constituent college of the University, and who have completed their probation successfully with an experience of at least two years of unin terrupted service shall be considered under this category as well. However, teachers appointed in the self-financed courses will not be exempted from the test.
Non-teaching employees of the University who are holding substantive appointment for more than five years of experience having at least 55% marks in Master’s degree in the subject concerned, and with at least two research papers published in any reputed refereed journal or journals enlisted in the UGC-CARE list shall be considered under this category.
Note: Candidates exempted from PAT 2019 are required to apply online with requisite fee.
New Application Form for Ph.D. Admission Test (PAT) -2019