Organisation : Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, Kota
Announcement : Pre-PhD Entrance Test 2015
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Notification : https://www.entrance.net.in/uploads/295-g_phd_2015.pdf
Home Page : http://www.vmou.ac.in/
Permission Letter/Hall Ticket for BEd/Pre PhD/MET Entrance Test 2015 : https://www.entrance.net.in/1000.html
Pre-Ph.D Entrance Test – 2015 :
Online Applications for Pre-Ph.D. Entrance test is available. Students can pay Pre-Ph.D. Entrance Fee via online mode (Debit Card/Net Banking/Internet Mobile Payment Service/E-mitra.) Candidates needn’t to send any printed version of their form/documents. Successful candidates will undergo Pre-Ph.D. Course Work of 06 months to be held at VMOU, Kota Campus. 75% attendance is mandatory during the Ph.D. Course Work.
Important dates for Ph.D. Entrance Written Examination
Online Application Starting Date : 12-02-2015
Online Application Last Date : 11-03-2015
Date of Written Examination : 26-04-2015
Conditions for Eligibility:
All the Candidates willing to join the programme will have to qualify the entrance test and should ensure that they fulfill the following conditions: Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks in the relevant subjects (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree from the universities/institutions recognized by UGC/AICTE/NCTE are eligible to apply for this programme.*
*The Candidates must qualify the Masters Degree Examination in the concerned subject on or before last date of submission of application.
** A relaxation of 5 % marks (without rounding off) in Master Degree (relevant subject) will be given to the candidates belonging to SC/ST categories of Rajasthan.
** The Weightage of 10 marks will be given to the following candidates in the final merit (writen test and interview) who have:
(i) Qualified UGC/CSIR NET (JRF) examination /SET/GATE (with a valid score)/Teacher Research Fellowship holder.
(ii) Passed M.Phil. Course with a minimum of 65% marks from any recognized university.
(iii) A permanent University/College Teacher who is appointed by RPSC/equivalent/duly constituted selection committee, working in UGC scale and having a minimum five years teaching experience on regular basis.
Entrance Examination Fee & Mode of Payment:
The candidates have to pay an amount of Rs. 2000/- (Two thousand only) as Pre-Ph.D. Entrance test fee. The candidates can pay Pre-Ph.D. Entrance test fee via online mode (Debit Card/Net Banking/Internet Mobile Payment Service/E-Mitra.) Fee once deposited will not be refundable.
General Instructions for Ph.D. Entrance Test:
1. The Ph.D. Entrance Test will be held at Kota only.
2. Time Allotment of Ph.D. Entrance Written Test: Total 02 Hrs.
3. Admit card to be downloaded from the University website: www.vmou.ac.in, available about a week before the date of written Examination. Candidates should bring with them a valid ID.
4. The test would comprise of objective written test (MCQ) of 100 marks (40+60) and interview of 20 marks. Total Marks 120.
5. Written Exam:
type question (MCQ).
** Part I : 40 Marks 40 questions
** Part II : 60 Marks 60 questions
** Part I will be of 40 marks (each question one mark). This part will be compulsory for all the candidates. It will test the General Awareness/Research Aptitude of prospective
Written Exam: 100 marks (The Written Examination would comprise of objective researchers, in the following sections:
A. Language Comprehension and vocabulary. (Hindi/English) (10 Questions)
B. Information and Communication Technology Awareness. (10 Questions)
C. General Research Aptitude. (10 Questions)
D. General Knowledge of Indian Higher Education System (10 Questions)
** Part II will be of 60 marks (each question one mark). It will be subject specific, which intends to test the subject mastery and subject specific research aptitude of prospective researchers. Syllabus of Ph.D. Entrance Test will be according to UGC- NET/SLET/CSIR/ICAR.
** Question paper will be bilingual (Hindi and English).
** There will be NO Negative Marking in the written examination.
** The aggregate qualifying marks in written examination for general candidate will be 50 and for SC/ST candidate it will be 45 marks.