Ph.D PROGRAMME

LIST OF PROGRAMMES



Subjects Centre
Sanskrit Sahitya KALADY
Sanskrit Vyakarana
Sanskrit Vedanta
Sanskrit Nyaya
Sanskrit General
Sanskrit Vedic Studies
Malayalam
Translation Studies
Hindi
English
Philosophy
History
Manuscriptology
Comparative Literature
Music
Dance
Sociolgy
Geography
Psychology
Physical Education
Vastuvidhya
Social Work
Ayurveda
Urdu KOYILANDY
Admission

Admission to the PhD programmes shall be through an Entrance Examination conducted by the departments and the interview conducted by the Research Committees of the 81respective Departments. UGC –JRF and RGNF awardees aswell as and regular teachers of Universities/Colleges with a minimum service of five years and who have published at least two research articles in approved journals are exempted from the Entrance Examination. Availability of approved guides, their willingness to guide on a specific research proposal and vacancy of seats shall be taken into account for granting admission. Admission to Ph.D. Programme shall be conducted only if the departments demand for it eachyear. The entrance examination will be conducted at Head Quarters, Kalady. (Entrance examination for Urdu will be held at RC, Koyilandy).

Entrance Test

Admission to the PhD programmes shall be through an Entrance Examination conducted by the departments and the interview conducted by the Research Committees of the 81respective Departments. UGC –JRF and RGNF awardees aswell as and regular teachers of Universities/Colleges with a minimum service of five years and who have published at least two research articles in approved journals are exempted from the Entrance Examination. Availability of approved guides, their willingness to guide on a specific research proposal and vacancy of seats shall be taken into account for granting admission. Admission to Ph.D. Programme shall be conducted only if the departments demand for it eachyear. The entrance examination will be conducted at Head Quarters, Kalady. (Entrance examination for Urdu will be held at RC, Koyilandy).

Selection

The candidates eligible for admission shall be selected by the Research Committees. Depending on the availability of seats, the required number of candidates from the ranked list may be invited for the interview by the Research Committee with their research proposals. The Research Committee may select the candidates subject to the feasibility of the research proposals submitted by the candidates and their performance at the interview.
The research proposal shall contain the following:
(a) A tentative title
(b) The objectives of the study
(c) The importance and relevance of the study
(d) A review of the earlier works done in the area of the proposed work, and,
(e) The details of methodology/theoretical framework.

Intake

The number of candidates to be admitted to PhD programme in a year shall be decided by the Research Committees of the Departments. The number shall be decided by taking into consideration the number of vacancies for research guideship available under all the approved Supervising Teachers of the departments and their willingness to offer research guideship on the researchproposals submitted by the candidates.

Assignment of supervising teachers

The supervising teacher shall be assigned by the Research Committee, on the basis of mutual consent of the supervising teacher and the candidate. The nature of the research proposal of the student and the competency of the supervisor to guide research in that area also should be taken into account. The research student has to carry out his/her research only in a research centre approved by the University.

Fee

Admission Fee Rs.50/-
Annual Fee Rs.500/-
Caution Deposit Rs.1000/-
Department Development Fund Rs. 250/-
Matriculation Fee Rs. 50/-
Recognition Rs. 100/-(for outside Kerala candidates)
Library Fee (per Annum) Rs. 500/-
Thesis evaluation fee Rs. 2000/-(at the time of submission of Ph.D Thesis
Ph.D Registration fee Rs. 500/-(at the time of Ph.D registration)                              

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