Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2022-23: Application Form, Dates

Ravenshaw University PhD Admission

Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2022-23  – Ravenshaw University Cuttack invites online applications for PhD admission for the academic year 2022-23 through Research Eligibility Test -2022.

Check full details Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2022-23 below here.

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Ravenshaw University PhD Programs

The details of number of PhD seats (tentative) department wise for the academic session 2022-23 is given below –

Name of DepartmentsTotal Seats
(Tentative)
Geography13
Geology08
Botany08
Chemistry08
Commerce08
Management03
Computer Science02
Economics07
Education05
English10
Hindi04
HistoryNil
Mathematics03
OdiaNil
Philosophy08
Physics03
Political Science08
PsychologyNil
Sanskrit01
Sociology06
Statistics06
Zoology06
Biotechnology
Total117

Eligibility Criteria for Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2022

Eligibility criteria for admission to the Ph.D. programme

  • 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.
  • 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/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates.
  • 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 differently-abled and other categories of candidates and as per the decision of the Academic Council from time to time.

Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

EventDates
Online form availabilityAvailable soon
Last date for online applicationAvailable soon
Date of Entrance Examinationby 30 October 2022
Date of Viva-voce Test (Online/Offline mode)Available soon
Date of AdmissionAvailable soon

Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online on the Ravenshaw University Website.
  • There will be one entrance examination (RET-2022) for and Ph.D. programmes.
  • The applicants should have a valid email ID before applying for admission into Ph.D. programmes.
  • Candidates desirous of applying for more than one Ph.D. course are required to fill separate online application form with requisite application fee for each subject after fulfilling the eligibility criteria. The candidates have to appear for the RET-2022 separately for each subject to fulfil the eligibility condition.His/her rank will be notified in both the programmes and viva-voce will be conducted separately for both the programmes.
  • The applicants should keep ready a scanned copy of a passport size photograph and scanned copy of signature (all in .jpg / .JPEG file format) before filling up the online application form.
  • Candidates seeking admission into different Ph.D.programmes of the University should follow the following steps for successful submission of application.
  • The online application must be submitted as per the dates notified on the University website.
  • All applicants should keep ready a scanned copy of a passport size photograph and scanned copy of signature (all in .jpg / .JPEG file format) before filling up the online application form.

Steps for Application Process

  • STEP 1 – Registration and Deposit of Application Fee
    • Online registration form is available in the Ravenshaw University Website www.ravenshawuniversity.ac.in at the link “ADMISSION-2022”.
    • Applicants are required to do online registration form.
  • STEP 2 – Filling of Online Application Form
    • Online application form is available in the Ravenshaw University Website i.e. www.ravenshawuniversity.ac.in at the link “ADMISSION-2022”.
    • Applicants are required to fill all the entries in the online application form before pressing the submit button.
  • STEP 3 – Submission of Documents (Hard Copy) During Interview
    • One copy of the submitted application form along with 3 copies of research proposal (within 2000 words) will be submitted at the time of interview.

Application Fee

Application FeeRs. 1500/-
Mode of PaymentOnline through Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking

Selection Process

The merit list for admission into Ph.D. Programme will be prepared on the basis of the two-stage selection process i.e. Research Eligibility Test (RET), consisting of a written test and an admission interview.

Stage 1

  • Stage 1 of the test will involve a Common Entrance Test (CET) for Ph.D. programme, consisting of a written entrance test.
  • The Entrance Test shall consist of 50% from research methodology and 50%from the subject concerned.
  • The minimum qualifying marks of the written entrance test is 50%. 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 conducted by the Universities.

Stage 2

In order to be called for the admission interview, an applicant must fulfil any one of the following conditions:

  1. Successful clearance of the written part of RET scoring at least 50% marks. 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 conducted by the Universities.
  2. Qualification of any of the following examinations: NET/JRF (conducted by the UGC/CSIR/DET/ other national testing agencies with eligibility for research), GATE or INSPIRE Fellowship, Maulana Azad Fellowship, UGC National Fellowship for SC, ST and OBC candidates, and/or such other research fellowships awarded by the state and the central funding agencies. The students availing Institutional fellowship as per guide lines from the Govt. institution / organisation covered under MoU with Ravenshaw University are also exempted from the written test.
  3. Possession of an M.Phil. degree from any University recognized by the UGC.

For selection of candidates, a weightage of 70% to the written test and 30% to the performance in the admission interview shall be given.

In case of candidates of exempted category, as mention above in (2) and (3), the selection will be based on their performance in the interview only.

Ravenshaw University PhD Entrance (RET 2022) Details

Schedule

Ph.D. entrance examinations – Research Eligibility Test (RET) 2022 will be conducted latest by 30th October 2022. Exact schedule (Date and Time) will be announced later.

Examination Venue

Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha.

Syllabus for Entrance Examination

The syllabus for Ph.D. Entrance Examination will be the same as prescribed for Post Graduate syllabus of Ravenshaw University in the respective subject.

Pattern

  • The written entrance test of RET-2022 will be of 2 hours duration consisting of MCQs of 100 marks based on the PG level course of Ravenshaw University.
  • The questions of the Entrance Test, as far as practicable, shall consist of 50% from research methodology and 50% from the subject concerned.
  • There will be no negative marking.

Ravenshaw University PhD Entrance Exam Admit Card

  • The candidates must bring the Admit Card with them to the Examination Hall.
  • Candidates must carry with them at least one Identity Proof (Voter ID Card/ Aadhaar/ Driving License/ any other Government recognized Identity proof) to appear in the examinations.

Important Links

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Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

EventDates
Online form availability30 Sep 2021
Last date for online application20 Oct 2021
Date of Entrance Examination30-31 Oct 2021
Date of Viva-voce Test (Online/Offline mode)12 Nov 2021(Online mode), 13 Nov 2021(Online mode)
Date of Admission20 Nov 2021

Available Programs

Name of DepartmentsMPhilPhD
Applied Geography85
Geology33
Botany88
Chemistry1215
Commerce65
Management23
Economics78
Education810
English32
Hindi31
History810
Mathematics2
Odia55
Philosophy34
Physics35
Political Science55
Psychology12
Sanskrit21
Sociology21
Statistics21
Zoology69
Biotechnology6
Total99109

Ravenshaw University RET 2021 Details

Schedule

DateTime and VenueSubject
30.10.2021 (Saturday)11:00 am – 1.00 pm Venue: New Academic Block-II and Commerce BlockBotany, Chemistry, Commerce, Education, Geography, Geology, History, Mathematics (M.Phil. only), Physics, Sanskrit, Zoology.
31.10.2021 (Sunday)11:00 am – 1.00 pm Venue: New Academic Block-II and Commerce BlockBiotechnology (Ph.D. Only), Economics, English, Hindi, Management, Odia, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics.

Ravenshaw University PhD Admission 2020

Important Dates

EventDates
Last date for online application20 Oct 2020
Date of Entrance Examination09th and 10th November 2020
Entrance Examination CentreRavenshaw University, Cuttack
Date of Viva-voce Test18th November 2020
Date of Admission26th November 2020