Subject to the conditions stipulated in these Regulations, the following persons are eligible to seek admission to the Ph.D. programme:
The REVA University has well experienced faculty members to guide candidates to pursue research leading to Doctoral degree in various disciplines. The University also has well-equipped infrastructure for advanced research. All Schools have also engaged in advanced research and undertake funded projects.
The minimum duration for Ph.D. programme is THREE years, including course work. However, extension up to SIX years period of registration beyond the above limits shall be permitted based on the recommendation of the concerned Research Supervisor.
The University will conduct Entrance Test of 100 marks with 3 hours duration as under:
|Sl No||Category of Candidates||Papers (100 Marks)|
|1||Candidates other than those who have qualified UGC-JRF / UGC-NET/UGC-CSIR/JRF/UGC-CSIR-NET / SLET/GATE or passed M Phil Degree or candidates who hold Teacher Fellowship||Part - I Subject Specific (50 marks)||Part - II Research Methodology (50 marks)|
|30 question x 1 mark each = 30 marks||3 questions x 5 marks each = 20 marks||10 questions x 1 mark each = 10 marks||5 questions x 8 marks each = 30 marks|
|2||Candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF) / UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF) / SLET / GATE or candidates hold Teacher Fellowship||Research Methodology (100 Marks)|
|Objective Type||Descriptive Type|
|20 questions X 1 mark each = 20 marks||
(a) 5 questions X 10 marks each = 50 marks;
(b) 6 questions X 5 marks each = 30 marks
|3||Candidates possessing M. Phil Degree||Subject Specific (100 Marks)|
|50 questions x 1 mark each = 50 marks||
5 questions x 10 marks each = 50 marks
Candidates securing at least 50 marks out of 100 in the Entrance Test shall be declared as eligible for interview / viva voce.
The results of the Entrance Test will be displayed on the notice board of the Research and Innovation Council and hosted on the University website. No separate intimation / information in any form will be sent to the candidates about the results of entrance examination and admission.
The eligible candidates will be invited for interview/ viva-voce on the specific date and time. The candidates have to come prepared to discuss their research interest / area through presentations.
Candidates invited should attend the interview-cum-counselling along with following original documents:
Candidates selected should take admission after payment of prescribed fee in full within the notified date failing which they will automatically forefeet the seat. Those candidates who are registered for Ph.D. should have to undergo course work of One Semester of SIX months and follow necessary conditions in the “REVA University Regulations Governing the Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Doctoral (Ph.D.) Degree, 2016”.
Note: Foreign Nationals and NRIs with Indian degree are also required to take the Ph.D. Entrance Examination.
Candidates invited should attend the interview-cum-counseling along with following original documents:
The performance in the interview / viva voce will be assessed for 50 marks. The Selection of candidates for provisional registration shall be based on the performance in the interview only provided further that such a selection depends on the availability of the guide in the subject / area of interest of the candidate.
Candidates selected should take admission after payment of prescribed fee in full within the notified date failing which they will automatically forefeet the seat.
Candidates who are not selected for a Ph.D. programme have to re-apply whenever the applications are invited again and go through the Entrance Test afresh
Those candidates who are registered for Ph.D. should have to undergo course work of One Semester of SIX months and follow necessary conditions in the “REVA University Regulations Governing the Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Doctoral (Ph.D.) Degree, 2020”.
The course work comprises of three courses, viz.,