Karnavati University Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021

Are you interested in joining a PhD programme in Management or Medical or Law? Karnavati University, Gandhinagar has released an official notification and invited applications from eligible candidates for admission in PhD programme for 2021. Eligible candidates may check the details regarding duration, eligibility criteria, the application process, admission fee and online application form in this article.

Karnavati University, located in Gandhinagar Gujarat, is a private university. It was established by Karnavati Medical and Educational Trust in 2017. It is famous for Dental, Law, Management, Design courses. University offers various undergraduates and post-graduates courses. Currently, applications for admission in PhD programmes are open in Karnavati University and eligible candidates are welcomed to apply for the same.

Why Study at KU

There are several benefits of doing a Doctoral Programme at KU. It is a well-known university having a good reputation in the academic world. The university is recognised by UGC and other regulatory bodies. University has outstanding faculties who helps the students in learning effectively which in turn helps in their personal and professional development. Students get an opportunity to interact and collaborate with international experts and communicate their research finding globally.

PhD Programmes Available at KU

School of Research and Doctoral Studies, Karnavati University offers PhD programmes in the following subjects:
  • Management
  • Dentistry
  • Design
  • Law

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must have a Post Graduate degree in relevant discipline or equivalent degree/qualification from a university recognised from UGC with at least 55% marks. However, those who belong to SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and Differently-Abled candidates and those who had obtained their Master's degree before 19th September will get a relaxation of 5% marks and will need a minimum of 50% marks in Master's degree for admission in the PhD programme. Admission as per UGC regulations.

The candidates who have an M.Phil or equivalent degree either from an Indian institute or a foreign institute accredited by an approved and recognized Assessment and Accreditation Agency.
University's regular employees, who are interested to join the PhD programme will be eligible for the "In service" PhD programme. For admission in PhD, they must satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria as per the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M. Phil / PhD Degrees) Regulations 2016.

Duration of the Programme

The PhD programme will be for three years followed by submission of the thesis. The programme is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

PhD Programme Fee Structure

Image Source: Official Website of Karnavati University

How to Apply

Admission seekers must visit official website of Karnavati University and check the details of the PhD programme and read the instructions carefully before applying.

Application fee
The candidates will have to pay an application fee of Rs. 2000/- via online mode. Application fee can also be submitted by paying online at:
Account Name: Karnavati University A unit of KMET
Current account no:- 070994600000070
Bank: YES Bank Branch: Bhuangdev

After fee submission, transaction ID must be noted and is to be filled in the online application form at the time of form filling.

Documents to be attachedThe following documents are to be uploaded with the application form in .JPEG or .PDF format only. File size must not be more than 5 MB.
  • UG Degree
  • PG Degree
  • ID Proof
  • Photograph

Selection Procedure

Selection of the candidates will be done based on the entrance exam and interview/Viva-voce. The entrance exam will be conducted with 50% minimum qualifying marks. There will be 100 multiple choice questions for 100 marks (one mark each) in the entrance exam. The duration of the test will be 2 hours. The syllabus will include research methodology (50%) and subject-specific questions (50%). The entrance exam will be followed by an interview or Viva-voce which will be organised by the University. In this step, students will be called to present/discuss their research interest before the Departmental Research Committee. The purpose of this interview or discussion is to check the competence of the candidate for the proposed research, the suitability of the institute for research work and the contribution of new or additional knowledge of proposed research work.

Exemption from Entrance Test

The candidates who will have the following qualification may seek exemption from the entrance test for admission to the programme:
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)
  • Teacher Fellowship for research

Admission Process

To get admission to a PhD programme at Karnavati University, the candidates will have to follow the below-mentioned process:
  1. To fill the admission form in the prescribed format available at the website of Karnavati University within the timeline of the application form submission.
  2. To appear in the Common Entrance Test conducted by the University for PhD admission.
  3. To appear for the Interviews or Viva Voce at the concerned subject Department at Karnavati University, Gandhinagar.
  4. Result will be displayed on the university notice board and the official website of Karnavati University.

Important Dates

Last Date to Submit Online Application: June 07, 2021 (Monday)
Exam Date: June 12, 2021 (Saturday) from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Personal Interviews (PI)/Viva Voce: June 13, 2021 (Sunday)
Declaration of Result: June 18, 2021

Contact Details

A/907, Uvarsad-Vavol Road,
Uvarsad, Gandhinagar-382422
Phone No: +91 9667048555, +91 9033001244
Email: info@karnavatiuniversity.com, phd@karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Official website: www.karnavatiuniversity.edu.in
Online application form: https://karnavatiuniversity.edu.in/phd2021-22/
Application forms: https://karnavatiuniversity.edu.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/KU-PhD-Guide-Application-Form.pdf


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