Ph.D Admission-2013,Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Important  Dates

Notification for the  Admission to Ph. D. Program          : June 20, 2013 (Thursday)

Display of Schedule  of Admission and                          : June 24, 2013 (Monday)       Guidelines based on  Revised Ordinance 09       Degree of Doctor of  Philosophy

Last date of  submission of Application Forms                : July 15, 2013 (Monday)

Scrutiny of forms by  the Office of the concerned             : July 18, 2013 (Thursday)       Head/Director

Display of the List  of eligible candidates and issue/        : July 23, 2013 (Tuesday)       dispatch of Admit  Card to the candidates along with       a copy of the  detailed schedule. The list of eligible       candidates should  also include the allied subject       which the candidate  had opted for.

Date & Time of  Admission Test                                      : July 27, 2013 (Saturday)       Venue: Concerned  Faculty                                               10:00A.M.  to 1:00 P.M.           

Display of list of  candidates called for interview            : August 07, 2013 (Wednesday)

Last date for  submission of Research proposal by         : August 23, 2013 (Friday)       the candidates called  for interview

Commencement of  Interview to defend the Research      : August 29, 2013 (Thursday)       Proposal                                                                         to  September 05, 2013 (Thursday)

Display of the list  of selected Candidates                       :  September 09, 2013 (Monday)

Issue of Offer Letter  by the Office of the Faculty/          :  September 13, 2013 (Friday)       Director of the  Centre       Submission of  required documents by the : September 18, 2013 (Wednesday)       selected candidates       Issue of the Fee Slip  by the office of the Dean/ : September 24, 2013 (Tuesday)       Director Centre  concerned       Last date for  Submission of the Admission Fee and : September 27, 2013 (Friday)       the completion of  admission formalities       Issue of the Letter  of Admission : September 30, 2013 (Monday)       Commencement of Course Work : October 01,  2013 (Tuesday)

Eligibility Criterion  for Admission

A candidate for  admission to the Programme for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy must have obtained  at least a Second Class Masters Degree with not less than 55% of marks of a  University or a Degree recognized by the University as its equivalent in the  subject in which the candidate wishes to pursue a course of research or in a  subject allied thereto.

Admission Procedure

The candidate shall  apply for admission to the Ph. D. Programme on a prescribed form which may be  downloaded from the University’s website

The application for  admission shall be submitted to the Centre concerned along with a Demand Draft       of Rs. 1,000/- drawn  in favor of The Registrar, Jamia Millia Islamia payable at Delhi/ New Delhi.  The list of candidates found eligible to appear for an Entrance Test along with  the admission schedule shall be notified on the Notice Board of the concerned  Department/ Faculty/ Centre and the website of the university.

The  following category of Candidates may be exempted from taking entrance test for  Ph. D. Programme:

Candidates who have  qualified UGC/ CSIR NET/ JRF examination or any other equivalent examination  conducted by the recognized Governmental Department/Institute/ Agency/ SLET /  valid GATE score (with qualifying marks) or having successfully completed  regular M. Phil. Programme from a recognized university/ institution

The teacher  fellowship holders of the recognized college/ university/ institution, provided  that the competent employing authority issues a No Objection Certificate to the  candidate to join the Ph. D. Programme

ICCR- Sponsored  candidates


The candidates who  qualify the Entrance Test along with the candidates exempted from appearing in  Entrance Test under the provisions of Para 2 (i), (ii) and (iii) above shall be  required to prepare a research proposal and submit it to the  Department/Faculty/Centre concerned.

The research proposal  should include: (i) Topic of research, (ii) Objectives, (iii) Current state of the  literature related to the proposed topic, (iv) Proposed Research Work, (v)  Methodology, (vi) References and (vii) Any other relevant information the  researcher would like to submit.

The candidates who  submit the research proposal, as per the schedule notified, shall be called for  interview by the Department/Faculty/Centre concerned. These candidates will be  required to be present and defend the research proposal before the Board of  Studies / Committee of studies.

The Board of  Studies/Committee of Studies concerned, based on the performance of the  candidates, shall recommend the name of the candidates, for the admission to  the Ph. D. Programme, along with the name of a Supervisor and Co – Supervisor  (s), if any, for each candidate to the concerned Faculty/ Board of Management.  All such candidates shall be asked to contact the Office of the concerned Dean/  Director to complete the admission formalities.

Entrance Test:

The Entrance Test  will be for shortlisting the applicants for purposes of consideration by the  Board of Studies/ Committee of Studies. Qualifying the Entrance Test will in no  way entitle the candidate to any right to admission in the Ph.D. Programme.

The medium of  Entrance Test shall be English, except in the language departments, which may set  the question paper in the language concerned.

The Entrance Test  shall be based on a single question paper comprising of Part ‘A’ and ‘B’, which  shall be of three hours duration.


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