University of Ladakh PhD Admission 2022-23: Dates, Application Form

University of Ladakh PhD Admission

University of Ladakh PhD Admission 2022-23: University of Ladakh invited application for admission to Ph.D. programme in for the Academic Session 2022-23.

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University of Ladakh PhD Courses

On-line applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to Ph.D. programme in following subjects for the Academic Session 2022-23:

S.No.Department/Research CentreNo. of Vacancies
1. Centre for Himalayan and Trans-Himalayan Studies (CHTHS, Area Studies)/ Political Science.01 
2. Geology 02 
3. Physical Education 02 
4. Computer Science & Information Technology02 

University of Ladakh PhD Admission 2022-23 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates having Master’s degree in the concerned/relevant subject from a recognized  University 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. The certificate of equivalence issued by the Association of Indian Universities  (AIU) in such case shall be required. 

Note: 

  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be  allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled.
  • The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade point scale wherever grading system is  followed). The relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above is permissible based on the  qualifying marks only without including the grace mark awarded. 

Department/Research Centre Wise Eligibility

S.No.Department/Research CentreEligibility
1. Centre for Himalayan and Trans-Himalayan Studies (CHTHS, Area Studies)/ Political Science.Master’s Degree in Political Science, Area  Studies, International Relations, Strategic  Studies, Police Administration and Public  Administration.
2. Geology Master’s Degree in Geology/Applied Geology/Earth   Sciences/ Geoscience/M.Sc/M.Tech in Geo informatics or any other equivalent and  relevant subject from a university recognized by UGC or any other  qualification recognized as equivalent  thereto in such fields of study as are notified  for the purpose from time to time by the  University
3. Physical Education Master’s Degree in Physical  Education/Sports Sciences or any other  equivalent and relevant subject from a  university recognized by UGC or any other  qualification recognized as equivalent there  to in such fields of study as are notified for  the purpose from time to time by the  University
4. Computer Science &  Information TechnologyMaster’s Degree in Computer Science or  Mathematics or Statistics or Operational  Research or in any branch of Science or  Master of Computer Application (MCA)  with 55% marks or equivalent Grade   ‘B’ in UGC 7- point scale (or an equivalent Grade in a point scale wherever Grading system is followed).   OR   Master’s Degree in Electronics or Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Electronics & Communication Engineering or related areas with 55% marks or equivalent Grade ‘B’ in UGC 7- point scale (or an equivalent Grade in a point scale wherever Grading system is followed).   OR  Obtained two years M.Phil. degree with at  least 55% marks of a recognized  University/Institution (with  Dissertation/Seminar/Viva), and with 55%  marks or equivalent  Master’s degree;  OR  One year M.Phil. with 55% marks with  additional one year research experience of a  recognized University/Institute, and one  publication and with 55% marks or  equivalent in Master’s degree;  Relaxation to SC/ST/OBC (Non creamy layer)/PWD as per the UGC Regulations.

University of Ladakh PhD Admission 2022-23 Key Dates

Availability of application form on university website 06 October 2022
Last date for submission of forms 21 October 2022
Scrutiny of forms 22-23 October 2022
Entrance Test (if required) 27 October 2022
Declaration of shortlisted candidates 29 October 2022
Interaction/presentation/viva 31  October and 01 November 2022
Declaration of result 03 November 2022
Admission 07 November 2022

University of Ladakh PhD Admission 2022-23 Application Process

  • The candidates are advised to filled the form available at the website of University of Ladakh:  https://www.uol.ac.in and submit the same along with fee deposit slip to respective departments email IDs.
  • Fee of Rs. 200/- can deposit in the university account.

Selection Procedure

  1. Candidates with JRF/NET/SET/SLET (Examination conducted by UGC/CSIR/ICMR/ICAR/DBT/any other National/State Testing Authorities) or M.Phil.  Degree in relevant subject shall be eligible for direct admission and shall appear for synopsis presentation before the Departmental Research Committee (DRC). However, if the number of applicants with JRF is more than the available vacancies, selection among such applicants shall be made on the basis of their merit in viva/presentation.  
  2. In case of any vacancy after admitting JRF applicants, all candidates with NET/SET, who are exempted from the written test, shall be called for viva/presentation irrespective of any ratio.  The selection among such applicants shall be made on the basis of their performance in the viva/presentation with 50% as qualifying marks.  
  3. In case any vacancy still remaining after implementing procedure i) and ii), it shall be filled  from the non-NET/SET applicants on the basis of their performance in the entrance test to be  conducted by the University (having two components – Research Methodology & Subject  Specific with 50 MCQs from each component). For each vacancy three candidates shall be shortlisted (1:3) for viva/presentation from among the candidates who have qualified the written test i.e. obtained 50% or above marks).
  4. The candidates exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test or having qualified the  Entrance Test, shall be required to appear before the Departmental Research Committee (DRC)  for viva/presentation which shall ascertain
    • i) student interest
    • ii) inclination
    • iii) research aptitude 
    • iv) Area of specialization/interest.
    • The DRC shall finalize the list of selected candidates and their supervisors. 
  5. Mere appearance in the list of qualified candidates shall not entitle a candidate to final selection, if he/she is found in-eligible otherwise. 

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