Jananayak Chandrashekhar University -JNCU Ballia PhD Admission 2023: Dates, Application Form

JNCU Ballia PhD Admission 2023: Jananayak Chandrashekhar University (JNCU) Ballia invites application for PhD Admission through Research Entrance Test (RET) 2023 in various subjects running in the university campus and its affiliated colleges..

Check full details on JNCU Ballia PhD Admission 2023 here.

JNCU Ballia PhD Programs

PhD program is offered in the following specializations

  • PhD Political Science,
  • PhD Sociology,
  • PhD Geography,
  • PhD Sanskrit,
  • PhD English,
  • PhD Hindi,
  • PhD Zoology,
  • PhD Chemistry,
  • PhD Home Science,
  • PhD Psychology,
  • PhD Botany,
  • PhD Agriculture,
  • PhD Economics,
  • PhD Ancient History,
  • PhD Defense and Strategic Studies,
  • PhD Social Work,
  • PhD Commerce,
  • PhD Education,
  • PhD Physical Education,
  • PhD Mathematics,
  • PhD Philosophy,

Subject wise Seat Availability

SubjectSeats Available
PhD Political Science22
PhD Sociology27
PhD Geography10
PhD Sanskrit06
PhD English13
PhD Hindi22
PhD Zoology04
PhD Chemistry02
PhD Home Science06
PhD Psychology02
PhD Botany06
PhD Agriculture18
PhD Economics14
PhD Ancient History04
PhD Defense and Strategic Studies06
PhD Social Work09
PhD Commerce13
PhD Education08
PhD Physical Education02
PhD Mathematics02
PhD Philosophy02

JNCU Ballia PhD Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate applying for Research Entrance Test (RET 2023) must hold a postgraduate degree in the concerned subject with a minimum 55% marks or Equivalent grade in 7 point scale of UGC.
  • A relaxation of 5% in minimum marks shall be given to Scheduled caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and differently abled candidates.
  • Candidates appearing for final year/final semester of the postgraduate degree examination are also eligible to appear for the admission process subject to the fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria in the final result which is required at the time of admission.

JNCU Ballia PhD Admission 2023 Important Dates

Date of start of online application17 April 2023
Last date for online application18 May 2023
Last date for online application with late fee of Rs. 500/-26 May 2023
Downloading of admit card from University website12 June 2023
Date for Entrance Test18 June 2023

JNCU Ballia PhD Admission 2023 Application Process

  • The Eligible Candidates who are willing to participate in the admission process shall have to apply online through our University website www jncu.ac.in
  • Registration fee for online application of RET-2023 will be submitted online through Net-Banking / NEFT or Debit/ Credit -Card.
  • Only after the fee submission, the applicants can fill the online application. Printouts of the pay-in-slip of Bank along with printout of the application form are to be taken by the applicant.
  • The candidate will be solely responsible for all the entries made by him in the online application. If the candidate conceals or misrepresents any fact in the entries, his / her candidature will be cancelled and he / she will be liable to be debarred from admission in the University.
  • Entries made by the applicant in the application form will be considered final and no subsequent request for change (s) or modification (s) in the same will be entertained.

Application Fee

General & OBC candidatesRs. 1500/-
Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe & differently abled candidatesRs. 1000/-

JNCU Ballia PhD Admission 2023 Selection Process

  • The selection process is based mainly on the performance in the Research Entrance Test conducted by the University.
  • The process of Research Entrance Test (RET-2023) will consist of two steps:
    • First Step: A written test of 140 Marks.
    • Second Step: Interview/Viva-voce/Presentation of Research Proposal of 60 Marks.
  • The minimum qualifying marks for General/OBC candidates will be 50% in aggregate but not less than 40% marks in each paper. A relaxation of 5% marks will be provided to Scheduled Caste /Scheduled Tribes and differently abled persons (Physically and visually differently abled).
  • The category wise list of qualified candidates will be displayed on the website of the University and the notice will be issued for the second step of admission.
  • Reservation rules will be followed as per the norms of State Government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • All the candidates who have secured the qualifying marks in the written test or a maximum of thrice the number of available seats according to the merit list, whichever is less, will be called to appear in the second step of RET-2023 (interview / Viva / presentation of research proposal).
  • All candidates have to appear in the Research Entrance Test to be conducted by the University. The candidates who have qualified NET/JRF or GATE examination will also have to appear in RET- 2023 examination. Candidates who fail to apply online will not be considered for admission.
  • Selected candidates will have to register themselves with Jananayak Chandrasekhar University within the stipulated time for the compulsory course work of Ph.D. program to be conducted at various approved research centers of the university.
  • The candidates who will be given admission to Ph.D. program will have to deposit the prescribed compulsory Course work fee of Rs. 25000/- (Rs. 18000/- for SC/ ST and differently abled persons) in the university within the period of one week, failing which his selection will be cancelled and the next candidate from the waiting list will be invited.

JNCU Ballia Research Entrance Test 2023 Details

  • RET- 2023 written test shall be conducted based on multiple choice questions / OMR pattern containing two question papers.
  • First paper will contain 70 multiple choice questions of 70 marks of two hours duration to assess the academic aptitude, research ethics, research methodology and research aptitude of candidates.
  • Second paper will contain 70 multiple choice questions of 70 marks of two hours duration to assess the subject specific knowledge of candidates.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • Syllabus for Research Entrance Test (RET 2023) will be similar to that prescribed for NET/JIRF examination of University Grant Commission (UGC), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) which may be seen from respective websites.
  • The RET- 2023 for various Ph.D. programs will be conducted at different centers / colleges of Ballia only.
  • Candidates are advised to fill up answer / OMR sheet carefully during the examination.
  • The candidate must bring his/her admit card and at least one photo identity proof to appear in the entrance test.

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