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- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 1 Year
The M.Phil course will be full time regular course of one year duration followed by maximum one year period for submission of dissertation.The M.Phil. degree shall be normally considered as the first research degree with emphasis on teaching methods, research methodology and advanced/deeper study of the subject.
An Entrance Test shall be a qualifying test. For admission to M.Phi programme. The Entrance Test will be of 100 marks (50 questions of two marks each with multiple choices). The qualifying marks for Entrance test shall be 50% marks. Negative scheme of marking shall not be applicable.
Provided that a relaxation of 5% of marks (from 50% to 45%) shall be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non- Creamy layers)/ Differently- abled category in the entrance examination.
Provided further that, if in spite of the above relaxation, the seats allotted for SC/ST/OBC(Non- Creamy layers)/ Differently - abled categories remain unfilled, the University shall launch a Special Admission Drive, for that particular category within one month from the date of closure of admission of General Category
Candidates seeking admission to the M.Phil. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s Degree by Shivaji University or by 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.
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to reserved categories (SC/ST/VJNT/ OBC) and/or Differently-abled candidates as per policies of the Government prescribed from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.