OU Ph.D Eligibility Test 2016/2017 Notification: Osmania University Ph.d Eligibility Test 2016 Notification has been issued by the OU, Hyderabad Officials on 30th December, 2016. OU Directorate of Admissions invites applications through online mode from the eligible candidates for Ph.D Eligibility Test 2017 in various subjects under different faculties of Osmania University. Ph.D. Eligibility Test is one of the eligibility criteria for admission into Ph.D. programmes offered by Osmania University in different subjects in the faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, Commerce, Management, Education, Law, Science, Oriental Languages, Engineering, Pharmacy, Technology and Informatics.
Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D. Eligibility Test-2016/2017:
A candidate must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree from a recognized university or a Post-Graduate degree through distance mode from a recognized university and approved by the concerned authority, in the concerned subject or in an allied subject (see Annexure-II for the list of allied subjects) approved by Osmania University securing not less than 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST candidates). If the results of Post Graduate Degree are declared in the form of Grades/Credits/Cumulative Grade Point Average in their marks cards/transcripts, such Grades/Points shall be converted into percentage of marks to assess the minimum eligibility criteria. Note: The candidates have to appear in the Ph.D. Eligibility Test in the subject in which they wish to pursue Ph.D. (For eg. a candidate with M.Com. qualification may pursue Ph.D. in Business Management provided he/she appears and qualifies in the Ph.D. Eligibility Test in the subject of Business Management).
However, the following categories of the candidates are exempted from appearing in the Ph.D. Eligibility test.
i. Those who are awarded research fellowship in a national level test namely UGC-NET / CSIR-NET / ICMR / ICAR / DBT-JRF / INSPIRE fellowship and Teacher Fellowship applicants subject to the clearance by the Dean, CDC, Osmania University.
ii. Those who are qualified UGC-NET / CSIR-NET / APSET / JEST Examination.
iii. Those who hold M.Phil. Degree in regular mode from O.U. in the concerned subject or Ph.D. in an allied subject approved by Osmania University
Note: The eligibility of the candidates is not being verified at the time of application and at the time of issuing of hall tickets. Therefore, it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that he/she is eligible for the Ph.D. programme in a subject in which he/she is applying.
Test Pattern & the Medium of the Test:
The eligibility test will be of 90 minutes duration and question paper consists of 100 objective (multiple choice only) type questions. The eligibility test will consist of any 3 or 4 varieties of objective type items such as analogies, classification, matching, comprehension of a research study / experiment / theoretical point of view, etc., with multiple answers besides the usual multiple choice items. The items will be framed only from the syllabus of eligibility test.
Maximum marks for eligibility test: 100 marks
Nature of test: Objective type with multiple choice questions.
Medium of eligibility test: The medium of eligibility test will be English only except for language subjects.
OU Ph.D Eligibility Test Schedule 2017
|S. No.||Day & Date||9.30 am to 11.00 am||12.30 pm to 2.00 pm||3.30 pm to 5.00 pm|
|112 - Sanskrit
301 - Education
511 - Geophysics
602 - Civil Engineering
|111 - Philosophy
153 - Library & Information Science
157 - Social Work
515 - Physics
604 - Electrical & Electronics Engineering
|104 - English
514 - Nutrition & Dietetics
606 - Mechanical Engineering
632 - Bio-Technology (Faculty of Technology)
634 - Textile Technology
641 - Information Technology
|103 - Communication and Journalism
108 - Linguistics
115 - Urdu
501 - Applied Geochemistry
502 - Astronomy
508 - Genetics
633 - Food Technology
|105 - Hindi
107 - Kannada
109 - Marathi
110 - Persian
151 - Economics
158 - Sociology
504 - Biotechnology (Faculty of Science)
601 - Bio-Medical Engineering
|102 - Arabic
113 - Telugu
507 - Environmental Science
|3||Wednesday 19-04-2017||121 - Arabic (Oriental)
122 - Hindi (Oriental)
123 - Telugu (Oriental)
124 - Urdu (Oriental)
517 - Zoology
605 - Electronics & Communication Engineering
|251 - Management
621 - Pharmaceutical Science
|154 - Political Science
506 - Chemistry
509 - Geography
512 - Mathematics
|4||Thursday 20-04-2017||106 - Islamic Studies
302 - Physical Education 401 - Law
503 - Biochemistry
518 - Computer Science
|155 - Psychology
201 - Commerce
510 - Geology
513 - Microbiology
631 - Chemical Technology/ Chemical Engineering
|152 - History
156 - Public Administration
505 - Botany
516 - Statistics
603 - Computer Science and Engineering
Issue of Notification:05-07-2016
Online Submission of Application Commence from: 09.01.2017.
Last date for submission of Application without late fee: 18-02-2017.
Date of Entrance Test : Announced .. see above schedule
List of subjects, the syllabus in various subjects for Ph.D. Eligibility Test and more details are available on OU Official Website : http://ouadmissions.com/