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Ph.D Entrance Examination Notification JULY - DEC 2024

Ph.D Admissions Open for Disciplines


Management
Management

Research Area
Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources Management, and other relevant areas

Machanical
Mechanical Engineering

Research Area
Thermal Engineering, Design Engineering, Production Engineering and other relevant areas

Computer Science & Engineering

Research Area
Information security, Image Processing, Machine Learning E-learning, Database system, data mining, and other relevant areas

Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Research Area
Power Systems, Renewable Energy, Smart Grid Technology, Control Systems, Instrumentation, and other relevant areas

electrical
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering

Research Area
Water Resources, Ground water contamination, Modelling, and other relevant areas

About Ph.D. Programme


Candidate shall be admitted to Ph.D. programme by the following two-stage process

  • Entrance Examination, which shall be qualifying test.The Entrance Examination (SUMPET- July-Dec 2024) will be of 100 marks with multiple choice type questions.
  • Personal Interview of candidates qualifying in Entrance Test / Candidates exempted from Entrance Examination, to be conducted as per procedure prescribed in due course.

Entrance Test Paper shall consist of the following two components:

  • Research Methodology: 50 marks
  • Domain Test: 50 marks
  • Total Marks: 100 marks
  • Number of Questions: 100 questions (1 mark each & no negative marking)
  • Duration of Test: 2 hours

Qualifying marks & Cut-off: The candidates must obtain 50% marks in the entrance test to be considered for the further selection process. There shall be a relaxation of 5% of marks (from 50% to 45%) for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layers)/Differently-abled category. The university shall consider a cut-off as per the availability of seats and the number of applicants.

Admission schedule for Ph.D. programme (tentative)


Eligibility Criteria for Admission for Ph.D Programme:

  • Closing Date of Online Application:06.07.2024
  • List of eligible candidates to be declared on: 09.07.2024
  • Result of Ph.D. Entrance Examination : 14.07.2024
  • Date of Ph.D. Entrance Examination: 14.07.2024

Duration of the Programme:

  • Interview of Eligible Candidates: 14.07.2024
  • Merit list of Selected Candidates: 18.07.2024
  • Admission and Registration in 1st semester: 19.07.2024 to 29.02.2024
  • Commencement of Classes: 30.07.2024

Eligibility for admission in Ph. D. programme:


  • Candidates having 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.
  • 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 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.

Application fees


An application fee of Rs. 1000/- (one thousand only) shall be paid by the candidate via NEFT / Internet Banking / Mobile banking / UPI / IMPS directly to the following account:

Name of Beneficiary
Sandip University
Account number
50100212258694
IFSC
HDFC0000118
Branch
Mumbai
Bank Name HDFC

Admission procedure and other details


  • Admission for the Ph.D. programme through the entrance examination mentioned above shall be based upon the candidate’s performance in written test followed by interview.
  • The name of candidates with their application number, fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to a Ph.D. programme will be displayed on the website as per the admission schedule.
  • Admission shall be based upon the merit list prepared after the written test and interview.

Programme Fee


The admitted candidates as Ph.D. research scholar of the university shall pay a tuition fee of Rs. 60,000* (sixty thousand only) per year excluding hostel, mess, examination, thesis evaluation, and other charges. The research scholars shall follow the revised fee structure from time to time.

Original and two sets of Photocopy of the following documents:
  • Class 10th certificate
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th /intermediate or equivalent certificate
  • Class 12th /intermediate or equivalent mark sheet
  • UG certificate
  • UG mark sheet(final semester or year or consolidated)
  • PG certificate
  • PG mark sheet (final semester or year or consolidated)
  • Aadhar card / Govt. photo ID card
  • Documents in support of exemption from entrance test (M.Phil/GATE/NET/etc valid score)
  • TWO passport-size photographs

How to apply?


Soft copy of the following will be required to be uploaded during online application:

  • Passport size photograph of candidate
  • Signature of candidate
  • PG mark sheet
  • UG mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • M.Phil./GATE/NET/etc valid score (if applicable)
  • Proof of fee payment (screenshot / receipt) [refer point 4 for fee details]
  • Go to this link to fill the form online: https://forms.gle/uTXff4ZGiPbxMm1y8
  • Fill the general details and upload photograph & signature. Click next
  • Details of Post-Graduation: Fill the PG details and upload PG mark sheet. Click next
  • Details of Graduation: Fill the UG details and upload UG mark sheet. Click next
  • Details of Class 12th: Fill the details of class 12th and upload the mark sheet. Click next
  • Details of Class 10th: Fill the details of class 10th and upload the mark sheet. Click next
  • Other information: Fill the details of M.Phil. certificate/GATE/NET score and upload the score card. Details of work experience, list of publications, and research interests may be entered if available. Click next.
  • Payment details: Fill the details of fee paid and upload proof of fee payment.
  • Click on submit.

General information to the Candidates


  • A candidate is required to appear in the written test and interview only in the department in which he/she has applied.
  • Application number allotted to the candidates will be the reference used during the entrance examination and rest of the admission process.
  • No separate admit card will be issue for entrance examination. Therefore, the candidates must have a valid photo ID proof (with correct details) during the written test and interview.
  • Candidates appearing in the written test without a valid ID card shall not be allowed to appear in the examination.
  • The candidates must report to the examination centre at least 30 minutes before the start of examination and should follow the general rules and regulation of examination.
  • No separate certificate of result will be issued by the University.
  • The university may conduct entrance test either in online or offline mode as per the convenience.
  • Candidates are directed to visit the university website regularly. https://sijoul.sandipuniversity.edu.in/
  • Major changes in this notification will be followed by the corrigendum on the university website.
  • All the admitted candidates in the Ph.D. programme will abide by the Ph.D. regulation 2021 of the university and the changes included in it from time to time.
  • The university shall NOT provide any fellowship to the selected Ph.D. scholars as of now.
  • The university has right to modify the vacancy and specialisation at any point without any notification.
  • Merely sending an application and subsequently appearing in the written test/interview does not guarantee admission to the Ph.D. programme. The university reserves all rights to restrict number ofcandidates for a particular branch/ specialization and accordingly shall finalize the admission list.
  • The university reserves the right to refuse admission to any candidate without assigning any reason. All disputes are subject to Patna High Court only.
For more details about PH.D at Sandip University:
  • Email: info.sijoul@sandipuniversity.edu.in
  • Phone: 8369035682
  • Toll Free No: 1800-313-2714
  • Whatsapp No: +91 8956530828