Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, a state university in Jammu & Kashmir, has announced PhD Admission for the academic year 2021-22.
PhD -offered in various schools of University: The candidates may apply for admission to Ph.D. program in the following disciplines:
Computer Science & Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Fellowships: UGC-NET/GATE qualified PhD students of SMVDU, eligible for registering on full-time basis, shall be eligible for an Assistantship of Rs.25,000/- per month for first two years and Rs. 28,000/- per month for next one year along with a contingency of Rs. 12,000/- per year for the initial two years and a total of Rs. 25,000/- for the third year or till the time he/she submits the PhD thesis, subject to the rules and regulations in this context.
Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is 20 July 2022.
Eligibility in Brief: A candidate for admission to Full-Time Ph.D. program must have obtained Master’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Sciences/ Management/ Humanities & Social Sciences or in inter-disciplinary/trans-disciplinary discipline with minimum CGPA of 6.75 on a ten point scale in relative grading system or minimum CGPA of 6.00 in absolute grading system or 60% marks in aggregate of any University established by law.
A candidate applying for admission to Ph.D. program & seeking registration on Full- time basis must have qualified National level examination such as UGC NET / CSIR/GATE in concerned discipline or may have been granted INSPIRE Fellowship or should be sponsored by a reputed organization where he/she is working. However, candidate(s) who are not NET/GATE qualified may also apply for admission to Ph.D. program, seeking registration on full-time basis for which they may be considered in case of left-over seats. However, such candidates shall not be entitled for any Financial Assistance- ship from the University.
Selection Procedure: The eligible candidates short-listed for the admission process to Ph.D. program in each School will undergo the following selection procedure for admission:
The short-listing of applications for the purpose of admission test/interview shall be done by the concerned School Research Committee (SRC).
PhD students shall be required to go through an Entrance Test conducted by the SRC of the School. Candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/teacher-fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil. program may be exempted from appearing for the written test.
Preference will be given to GATE/NET qualified candidates.
For exact details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University.