- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is an offered Full-time four-year (8-Semester) Doctoral program and it is offered by Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Wayanad. 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 to the Ph.D. programs shall be made on the basis of an entrance test and interview. All the candidates scoring a minimum of 50% marks (in the case of SC/ST candidates a minimum of 45% marks), in the entrance test will be qualified to appear for the interview. The weightage of the written test and interview will be decided by the University from time to time. The syllabus of the Entrance Test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject-specific. The candidates need to submit a research proposal showing their area of research interest in the Selection Committee/ Interview Board.
For admission to the Ph.D. program in Biosciences in the faculty, applicants fulfilling the following criteria shall be treated as eligible:
- Persons having passed Post Graduate Degree (Master’s Degree in any Life Science subjects) Examination with at least 55% marks or equivalent Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) or an equivalent degree recognized by UGC are eligible to apply. For SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates, the minimum marks required for application is 50% in the Postgraduate Examination.
- Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, 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, shall be eligible for admission to PhD program.