IGNOU Invites Applications for Doctor of Philosophy Programme : Civil Engineering

About University : The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), was established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, with the following mandate:
•to provide access to higher education to all segments of the society;
•to offer high quality, innovative and need-based programmes at different levels, to all those who require them;
•to reach out to the disadvantaged by offering programmes in all parts of the country at affordable costs; and
•to promote, coordinate and regulate the standards of education offered through open and distance learning in the country.

One of the best Indian open universities, Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) invites applications for Doctoral Degree in the following subject.

Course : Director of Philosophy in Civil Engineering

Duration : Min. 2 Years Max. 5 Years

Type : Distance

Eligibility Criteria :

a) A candidate will be eligible for admission and registration for the Ph.D programme provided he/she qualified:
i) for the award of the Master’s Degree of any recognized University/Higher
Learning Institution in the relevant discipline or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as notified for the purpose from time to time by the University; and

ii) in an entrance examination conducted by the University at the national level on the pattern of UGC/CSIR.
b) Talented graduates in a discipline, through laid down procedures will be eligible for admission into a full-time Integrated Doctoral Programme offered in collaboration with institutions of repute.
However, candidates holding an M.Phil. Degree or those candidates who have cleared JEST of DAE, or UGC-NET, or GATE of IIT, or those having 5 (five) years of relevant teaching/practical/industry/professional experience will be exempted from appearing at the Entrance Examination.
Provided further that candidates who are employees of the University shall have completed at least two years of service in the University on the date they submit the application for admission.

Entrance Examination :

The University conducts an Entrance Examination for all eligible candidates. However, the School/Centre/Institute/Unit concerned will look into applications received for Ph.D and the School/Centre/Institute/Unit will decide about conducting or not conducting or giving effect to any other criteria for selecting Ph.D candidates out of the applications they receive.

Proposed dates for Entrance Examination and Admission Cycle :
i) Applications received upto 30th June – Entrance Exam will be conducted during August of the year and will be considered for admission to the January session of the year.
ii) Applications received upto 31st December – Entrance Exam will be conducted during February of the year and will be considered for admission to the July session of the year.

The Research Unit with the support of the School concerned, will conduct the Entrance Examination.
The Research Unit will declare the result and inform the candidate with an Offer Letter asking the candidate to submit the application along with the Ph.D (Proposal) Synopsis to the Research Unit of the University.

Registration Procedure :
Qualified/eligible candidates will submit filled-in application forms for admission to the Ph.D programme along with the documents and Research Proposal (about one thousand words) on a selected theme for thesis work at any time of the year to: The Director, Research Unit, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Room No 3, Block No 6, Maidan Garhi,New Delhi – 110068.

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