Last date for admission in M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes is Sept 7
06 September, 2012
Last date to apply for admission in M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is September 7, 2012 for January 2013 cycle. The syllabus for entrance tests of various subjects have been uploaded on the University’s website www.ignou.ac.in.
Candidates can check the syllabus for the entrance exam of Ph.D. in Computer, Education, Hindi, Life Sciences, Information Sciences, Agriculture Extension, Dairy Science and Technology, Inter Disciplinary and Trans Disciplinary Studies, Translation Studies, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Distance Education, etc. on the University’s website.
There is no entrance test for candidates applying to Ph.D. in Commerce and Management as announced by the School of Management Studies of the University.
Admissions are open for Ph.D. in Agriculture Extension, Dairy Science and Technology, Child Development, Nutritional Sciences, Computer Science, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Gender and Development Studies, Women’s Studies, English, Hindi, Nursing, Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies, Commerce, Management, Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Geology, Bio-Chemistry, Geography, Translation Studies, Tourism and Hospitality, Distance Education and Vocational Education and Training.
There are two M.Phil. programmes on offer viz., M.Phil. in Translation Studies and Distance Education.
The display list of eligible candidates for the entrance exam shall be displayed on 17th September 2012. The entrance exam is on September 29, 2012.
A candidate is eligible for the entrance examination provided he has completed his post-graduation with 55% marks (50% in the case of reserved categories). Those holding M.Phil. degree or having cleared JEST of DAE or UGC-NET or GATE of IIT or those having at least five years of related Teaching/Practical/Industry/Professional experience as validated by the respective disciplines may be exempted from appearing in the entrance examination. However, additional eligibility conditions have been prescribed by individual disciplines.
The Ph.D. programme Fee is Rs. 7,000/- per annum for 2 years. M.Phil. candidates are to pay one-time fee of Rs. 10,500/- which is inclusive of the course fee.
Those fulfilling eligibility criteria in the respective disciplines may download the soft copy of the application form from the IGNOU Website www.ignou.ac.in and submit it to the Director, Research Unit at the university headquarters at Maidan Garhi with a demand draft of Rs.1000/- drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.