Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) notification 2011-12 at Bangalore University
Applications for admission to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the prescribed form (enclosed herewith), are invited from the eligible candidates who are required to appear for entrance test and also those who are exempted from taking entrance test i.e., candidates who have passed the NET/SLET/GATE/JRF/ M. Phil degree obtained through regular course work and not through distance education mode or belongs to FIP/QIP Programmes or any other tests/examinations conducted by national bodies and Candidates selected to work under funded projects fulfilling the requirement of eligibility vide., 3.1(a) & (b) of the Ordinance Governing Doctoral Degree Programme and Government sponsored Foreign Students for the year 2011-12. The admission for candidates exempted from entrance test and those appear in the entrance test shall be conducted in the ratio of 50-50 among the available vacancy in each Department.
A candidate shall submit duly filled-in application form along with necessary documents and D.D. of Rs.1500/- for Entrance and Rs. 1000/- for non entrance candidates (for SC/ST and Category-I Candidates 50% of the prescribed fee) drawn in favour of “The Finance Officer, Bangalore University, Bangalore ” to the Registrar (Evaluation), Pareeksha Bhavan, Bangalore University, Bangalore-560056 on or before 21-10-2011.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO Ph.D. COURSE :
O. 3.1(a) A candidate who has obtained a Master’s Degree from Bangalore University or any University/institution in the State or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto securing not less than 55% marks in the aggregate at the Master’s Degree Course as a whole shall be eligible to register for the Ph.D. Degree Programme. However, in the case of SC/ST and the Category–I candidates, the minimum marks required shall be 50%.
(b) Such of the teachers employed in affiliated colleges before 31.03.1992 and are continuing in service on a regular basis and desirous of registering for the Ph. D Programme shall be permitted for registration having a minimum of 50% marks at the Master’s Degree Course.
(c) A candidate who is qualified as indicated in (a) / (b) above shall be eligible on the basis of an Entrance Test administered by the University i.e., Bangalore University Ph. D Entrance Test (BUPHET), through centralized Examination and Evaluation system. The eligibility list of such candidates shall be prepared by considering of marks scored in Entrance Test only. Minimum passing marks in the Entrance Test for General Merit and SC&ST and Category-I shall be 55% and 50% respectively. However in the case of a candidate who has passed the NET/SLET/GATE/JRF/ M. Phil degree obtained through regular course work and not through distance education mode or belongs to FIP/QIP Programmes or any other tests/examinations conducted by national bodies, such candidates will not be required to appear for Entrance Test. Candidates selected to work under funded projects shall also fulfill the requirement of eligibility vide., 3.1(a) & (b).
(d) i) Foreign students with 55% marks or equivalent Grade in the recognized degree, sponsored by their Embassies / ICCR and have passed GRE and TOFEL shall be eligible
ii) Such of those foreign students who have passed GRE and TOFEL or any other recognized tests/examinations conducted by the national bodies and who are not sponsored by their Embassies / ICCR shall fulfill the eligibility requirement as mentioned in 3.1 above.
5.3 (a) Candidates for the Ph.D. Programme shall work in the University Post Graduate Departments or in any recognized Laboratory / Institute or the Department of an affiliated college within the University under a recognised Supervisor.
(b) A candidate may be allowed to work under a recognised supervisor in any of the affiliated college/institution, provided the research centre/college/laboratory where the candidate wishes to work, is recognised for the purpose by an Expert Committee constituted by the University.
5.4 (a) Every candidate shall submit a Research proposal along with Application, which shall be placed before the Board of Studies concerned for approval. However, before the proposal is approved by the B.O.S, the candidate shall make the presentation on the topic of research before the teaching staff of the Department. The Chairman of the Department shall send a report to this effect to the B.O.S and after its approval to the Registrar (Evaluation).
(b) Research Proposal involving inter / multi disciplinary research shall be examined and decided at a meeting of Joint Board of Studies of the concerned faculties. After such clearance by the joint B.O.S such proposal shall be approved. In all such cases, Ph. D Degree shall be awarded in the present subject/discipline as decided by the Joint B.O.S. The Chairperson of the parent department shall send a report to this effect to the Registrar (Evaluation). The Provisional Registration shall come into effect from the date of approval of Research Proposal / Synopsis by the Doctoral Committee. The Candidate shall be eligible for admission to hostel etc., only from date of coming into effect of the provisional registration.
5.5 No candidate shall be permitted to join any course of study other than that connected with Ph.D. Programme concerned or appear for any other examination conducted by the University or by any other University during the period of registration.
The vacancy list of various Departments is as under:
Applied Genetics : 4
Botany : 41
Biochemistry : 4
Environmental Science : 1
Microbiology & Biotechnology : 13
Sericulture : 7
Life Science : 13
Zoology : 25
Molecular Biology : 5
Procedure for downloading and Submission of Application Form:
Candidates shall visit and browse the Application Form from the website www.buadmexam.in or www. attristech.com/bu.
Shall enter the required details in the Application Form and submit
Thereafter, shall download two sets of duly filled in Application Form
Send on set of downloaded Application Form to the Registrar (Evaluation), Bangalore University , Pareeksha Bhavan, Jnanbharati Campus, Bangalore-560056 along with required enclosures and D.D. of Rs.1500/- for Entrance and Rs. 1000/- for non entrance candidates (for SC/ST and Category-I Candidates 50% of the prescribed fee) drawn in favour of “The Finance Officer, Bangalore University, Bangalore ” on or before 21-10-2011 through speed post or courier duly superscribing “Application for Ph.D Admission 2011-12(Entrance/Non Entrance)” and one set shall be retained by the Candidate for reference.
Incomplete/ineligible Applications and Applications received after last date shall automatically stand rejected and no communication regarding the same will be made to the candidates.
The admission tickets of the eligible candidates shall be downloaded between 20-11-2011 to 03-12-2011 by entering their date of birth or mobile number.
For clarifications Contact : Dr Suresh Nadagoudar, Special Officer or Shri Puttaswamy, Asst. Registrar at: 080-22961079, 22961204, 22961242 (Ph D Section)
Calendar of Events :
1) Issue of Application Forms : 01-10-2011
2) Last date for the receipt of application : 21-10-2011
3) Date of Entrance Test : 04-12-2011(Sunday)
4) Announcement of answer key : 04-12-2011(after 7 p. m)
5) Objections, if any, by the candidate for answer key : 05-12-2011 (up to 5 p. m through-with
reference e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org)
6) Announcement of the List of Qualified Candidates : 07-12-2011
7) Date of Interview/counseling in respective Depts. : 12-12-2011 to16-12-2011
8) Last date for admission : 23-12-2011
Deadline : 21.10.2011