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Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru Ph.D. Admission 2024

Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru
Ph.D. Admission 2024

Important Dates

Candidates may prepare their travel plan as per the "Important Dates Section" and book the travel tickets well in advance in order to avoid disappointment in losing an opportunity to appear in the selection process.

    + Eligibility Criteria

    • The following are eligibility criteria for admission to the Ph.D. programme:
      • A 1-year/2-semester master's degree programme after a 4-year/8- semester bachelors degree programme or a 2-year/4-semester masters degree programme after a 3-year bachelors degree programme or qualifications declared equivalent to the masters degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55 percent marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognized or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of the educational institution. A relaxation of 5 per cent marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ Differently- Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates. Provided that a candidate seeking admission after a 4-year/8-semester bachelors degree programme should have a minimum of 75 per cent marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed. A relaxation of 5 per cent marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates. Candidates admitted after a 1 year/2 semester masters degree after a 4-year bachelor's degree will be required to undergo a one year course work on general and specific research methodology.
      • Candidates who have completed the MPhil programme with at least 55 per cent marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognized or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. programme. A relaxation of 5 per cent marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates.
      • A pass in the Entrance Test and Interview conducted by CHRIST (Deemed to be University). Entrance Test for those students who qualified UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/CEED and similar national level tests approved by the University may be exempted.
    • Professional qualification in Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy/Company Secretary as awarded by the respective Statutory Institutes of India will be considered as equivalent to Masters Degree for the purpose of enrolment for Ph.D. in Commerce, Management and/or related disciplines as approved by the Regulatory Authority concerned.
    • No candidate will ordinarily be permitted for admission to Ph.D. programme in a Subject/Faculty different from the one in which the candidate has obtained the Masters Degree. However, permission to pursue in a different Subject/Faculty may be considered by the DC in special cases with conditions as may be prescribed.

    + Admission Guidelines

    Admission Guidelines for Full-time Ph.D.:
    The candidates seeking admission for a PhD in full-time mode shall follow the guidelines mentioned below, failure to adhere to these shall lead to cancellation of admission.
    • Coursework classes will be held during the first six months immediately after the registration into the programme.
    • Coursework classes will be held during weekdays between Monday to Friday between 09:00 A.M. to 04:00 P.M.
    • The full time scholars must be available on campus between 09:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M. on saturdays.
    • After the completion of coursework, the full-time scholars will be assigned with 4 to 6 hours of departmental activities either by way of teaching or administrative activities.
    Admission Guidelines for Part-time Ph.D.:
    • Coursework classes: During the first six months of the programme, scholars will be engaged in the coursework. The coursework classes shall be held on all Saturdays and Sundays except on public holidays. Saturday classes will be held between 09:00 A.M. to 04:00 P.M. and Sunday classes will be held between 9 am to 2 pm. Minimum of 85% of attendance is mandatory during the coursework. If the scholar fails to reach 85% of attendance, he/she will not be allowed to take the end of the coursework exam during that semester. The scholar shall repeat the coursework in the next cycle and then take the end of coursework examination. The scholar will get only one repeat chance.
    • Admission will be considered provisional till the scholar completes the coursework examination successfully and submit the final approved copy of the proposal to the Centre for Research.
    • It is mandatory for all part-time scholars to meet the allotted supervisor at least twice a month in person during the working hours of the university/school/department.
    • A Research Advisory Committee (RAC) shall monitor the progress of the research scholar on a regular basis. The RAC is a minimum three-member committee, headed by the supervisor, who will be the chairperson of the committee. The supervisor will convene the RAC meeting even during weekdays. It is mandatory that the scholar attends the RAC meeting whenever it is called for. Scholars must complete a minimum of four RAC meetings in a year.
    • The candidate who wishes to take admission for PhD in part-time mode in CHRIST (Deemed to be University) must obtain NO Objection Certificate from the Organization/Institution in which he/she is employed clearly stating that:
      • The candidate is permitted to pursue studies on a part-time basis.
      • His/her official duties permit him/her to devote sufficient time for research.
      • If required, he/she will be relieved from the duty to complete the coursework.
    • Admission to the part-time PhD programme is open to employed individuals preferably.
    • There will be a provision to switch from part-time to full-time mode later with the permission of the Organization/Institution where he/she is employed. However, the scholar will not be encouraged to switch back to part-time mode later.
    • Refer to the RESEARCH section of the CHRIST University website to know more about the regulations 2022, Proposal Template, Selection Calendar etc.
    If any queries or require any assistance during the application process, please contact us through the mail id:
    phd@christuniversity.in and research@christuniversity.in

    + Selection Process

    The selection process (ET_SA_MP_PI)* will be conducted on the date/s chosen while filling the application or as announced by the office of admissions.
    The selection process will be held in person at the venue selected while submitting the application form online.
    Process Particulars Selection Process Date & Time In person,selection process
    Entrance Test & Skill Assessment Entrance Test and Skill Test
    (Those who are qualified UGC-NET (including JRF) / UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/ SLET/SET/KSET/GATE/ teacher fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil programme shall be exempted from the PhD Entrance Test, but the candidates must take the Skill Test.All other candidates have to take both the tests)
    As per the E-Admit Card Bengaluru Campuses,
    Delhi NCR Campus
    and
    Pune Lavasa Campus
    Micro Presentation & Personal interview Micro Presentation & Personal interview
    Academic Performance Assessment of past performance in Class 10, Class 12, Undergraduate Degree, Postgraduate Degree and scorecard or certificates of MPhil (Completed) / NET / SLET / JRF / SRF / GATE / SET if appeared andResearch Proposal
    Selection process Admit card for the programme will be generatedONE or TWO daysbefore the scheduled selection process date OR as mentioned in the Important dates on the university website.Applicants must attend the same at the specified date and time mentioned on the admit card.Travel arrangements have to be made in advance according to the date chosen while submitting application.

    + Research Areas and Campuses

    BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS: CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Dharmaram College Post, Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560029, Karnataka, India, Tel: +91 804012 9100 / 9600

    BANGALORE BANNERGHATTA ROAD CAMPUS: CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bannerghatta Campus, Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560076, Phone: 080 4655 1333

    BANGALORE KENGERI CAMPUS: CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Kengeri Campus Kanmanike, Kumbalgodu, Mysore Road, Bangalore - 560074 Phone: 8040129000

    BANGALORE YESHWANTHPUR CAMPUS: CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Nagasandra, Near Tumkur Road, Bangalore- 560073, Karnataka, INDIA.

    PUNE LAVASA CAMPUS: CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court At Post: Dasve Lavasa, Taluka: Mulshi Pune 412112, Maharashtra. Ph.No : 1800-123-2009

    DELHI NCR CAMPUS: CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road, Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003 Ph. No : +91 120 2986765 1800-123-3212 (Toll-free), Mob No : +91 9212440111
    Campus Campus Wise PhD Programmes
    Bangalore Central Biotechnology | Botany | Chemistry | Commerce | Computer Science | Data Science | Economics | Education | English | Forensic Science | History | International Studies | Law | Management | Mathematics | Media Studies | Physics | Political Science | Psychology | Social Work | Sociology | Statistics | Zoology
    Bangalore BGR Cultural Studies |Economics | English |Management | Media Studies |Political Science |Psychology |Tourism studies
    Bangalore Kengeri Chemistry | English | Management | Mathematics | Physics | Psychology | Computer Science | Architecture | Civil Engineering | Computer Science and Engineering | Electrical and Electronics Engineering | Electronics and Communication Engineering | Information Technology | Mechanical Engineering
    Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Commerce | Computer Science | Cultural Studies | Economics | English | Management | Mathematics | Media Studies |Psychology
    Delhi, NCR Commerce | Computer Science | Economics | English | Law | Management | Mathematics | Media Studies | Political Science | Psychology | Sociology | Statistics
    Pune, Lavasa Commerce | Computer Science | Data Science | English | Economics | Law | Management
    Main: CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Dairy Circle, Hosur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560029, Visit the faculty profile in the respective departments. Decide your campus for research as per the available faculty in that particular campus. For any queries, email to phd@christuniversity.in

    Humanities And Social Sciences - Research Areas
    Education Media Studies International Social Work
    Cultural Studies Economics Political Science Sociology
    Gender Studies English Psychology
    Research facility is available in the Central Campus, BGR Campus, Lavasa Campus, and Delhi NCR Campus. Please check the faculty profile for specilizations.
    Sciences - Research Areas
    Biotechnology Central Campus
    Botany Central Campus
    Zoology Central Campus
    Chemistry Central Campus Kengeri Campus
    Computer Science Central Campus Kengeri Campus
    Mathematics Central Campus Kengeri Campus Lavasa Campus
    Physics Central Campus Kengeri Campus
    Research facility is available in the Central Campus, Kengeri Campus and Lavasa Campus. Please check the faculty profile for specilizations.
    Engineering - Research Areas
    Civil
    Computer Science
    Mechanical
    Electrical and Electronics
    Electronics and Communication
    Information Technology
    Research facility is available only in the Kengeri Campus. Please check the faculty profile for specilizations.
    Law - Research Areas
    Administration Criminal Family Limitation and arbitration law Press
    Civil Defamation Income Tax Marine Property
    Constitutional Environmental Law of Torts Minor Public international law
    Corporate Excise Labor Law Parliamentary Sales of Good law
    Research facility is available in the Central Campus, Lavasa Campus and Delhi NCR Campus. Please check the faculty profile for specilizations.

    + Entrance Test Pattern

    Duration: 90 Minutes
    Maximum Marks: 120
    Number of Multiple Choice Questions:
    Section A: Research Methodology/Aptitude - 60
    Section B: Subject Specific - 60

    + Online Applications for Ph.D.

    Note:
    Venue opted in application form is the campus for the PhD Programme.

    Orientation for applicants Date will be updated (Online Video Conferencing)
    Entrance Test and Skill Assessment on 2 December 2023 (On Campuses)
    Micro presentation and Personal Interview on 2 December 2023 (On Campuses) as per your E-Admit Card OR after the Entrance Test is over as announced by the admissions office.

    CHRIST follows University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D Degrees) new Regulations, and the subsequent Amendments.

    CHRIST (Deemed to be University) offers PhD in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Management, Engineering and Law in full-time mode.

    Eligibility for PhD
    The minimum eligibility of candidates intending to pursue a doctoral programme is a pass with a minimum of 55% in the postgraduate programme in the discipline/specialization. Students who have completed their post-graduation from an international university must submit an equivalency certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

    The selection process for PhD comprises of Entrance Examination, Research Skill Assessment and Personal Interview. *However, as per the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degrees) new Regulations, those who qualify UGC-NET (including JRF) / UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF) / SLET / GATE / teacher fellowship holder (KSET, SET etc.) or have passed M.Phil Programme shall be exempted from the Entrance Examination and take only a Research Skill Assessment Test along with their Personal Interview.

    Note
    Candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/ teacher fellowship holder (KSET, SET etc.) or have passed M.Phil Programme may apply for PhD programme online, and send the Research Proposal and CV to phd@christuniversity.in any time of the year. For such candidates, the Research Skill Assessment and Personal Interview will be held separately. Application is to be submitted online using the current format.

    *As per the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degrees) new Regulations, those who qualify UGC-NET (including JRF) / UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF) / SLET / GATE / teacher fellowship holder (KSET, SET etc.) or have passed M.Phil Programme shall be exempted from the Entrance Examination and take only a Research Skill Assessment Test along with their Personal Interview.

Ph.D. Programmes

Contact:
Phone: 080 40129730
Email: research@christuniversity.in
Source: christuniversity.in

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