Calicut University has invited applications for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D courses for 2015-16. Applications have to be submitted online.
M.Phil Programme is offered in the University Teaching Departments for the following subjects; Arabic, Biotechnology, Botany, Women’s Studies, Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Journalism, Education, English, Hindi, History, Library and Information Science, Life Sciences (Physiology, Microbiology and Biochemistry), Malayalam and Kerala Studies, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Russian and Comparative Literature, Sanskrit, Drama & Fine Arts (Drama, Music), Folklore Studies, Statistics, Zoology.
Candidates who possess Master’s Degree in the subject concerned or any other relevant subject approved by the Board of Studies of this University or equivalent degree of any other Indian or Foreign Universities with not less than 55% marks are eligible to apply. For OEC/ OBC candidates 5% mark relaxation will be given. In the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category and teachers under FIP Scheme, a pass in the qualifying examination is sufficient.
Admission to M.Phil is based on an entrance examination to be conducted by the Department concerned and the marks obtained in the qualifying examination. The rank list will be prepared based on an index prepared, by giving equal weightage to the qualifying examination and entrance examination. The entrance test shall consist of objective and descriptive type questions of 50 marks each, and the duration will be two hours.
The Candidates who secure 50% marks and above in the entrance examination are eligible to consider for admission to M. Phil course. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category, however, need only 35% marks to qualify the entrance examination. Teachers of affiliated colleges (under FIP Scheme) are exempted from the entrance examination. Out of the total number of seats in each Department 50% will be reserved for students and 50% for teachers under FIP Scheme. If there is no eligible candidate in any category, the other category shall be considered.
For Ph.D Programme, a candidate has to ordinarily work in a recognized place of research including the University Departments, Research Institutes and Affiliated Colleges recognized by the University. The Ph.D programme is offered under the streams (1) Full-time and (2) Part-time under the faculties of Science, Language & Literature, Humanities, Commerce & Management Studies, Education, Journalism and Fine Arts of this University.
Applications for both programmes can be submitted online upto 11.12.2015 midnight. The print-out of the application duly attested by a gazetted officer along with e-challan fee receipts should also reach the Head of the University Teaching Departments concerned on or before December 15, 5.00 PM.
For more details and online registration, visit: www.universityofcalicut.info / www.cuonline.ac.in. For Ph.D rules and regulations, visit the link “Directorate of Research” in University Website : www.universityofcalicut.info