- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 6 Years
- Offered by: University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is an offered Full-time three/six-year Doctoral program and it is offered by Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai. Ph.D. program shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses as stipulated in the Statute/Ordinance of the individual Institution concerned.
Admission Based on Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) & Interview conducted by the University of Mumbai.
Candidates fulfilling one of the following criteria shall be exempted from Ph.D. entrance test (PET). Qualified in GATE / SET / NET / (JRF) Examination / teacher fellowship holder of the apex bodies as CSIR / UGC / ICAR / ICMR / DBT only. Completed an M. Phil. Degree from University of Mumbai as per the UGC guidelines from time to time. Completed an M. Phil. Degree from any other recognized Universities in India as per the UGC guidelines from time to time. Also, M Sc research students willing to work under the same guide and on the same topic are exempted from PET. Approved teachers appointed in the University or affiliated colleges having not less than 5 years full-time continuous teaching experience after the date of first approval of the appointment of the University of Mumbai are exempted from PET.
Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.