Application Form For Research Degree Entrance Test - 2019

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

ONLINE FEE FOR RDET - 2019 EXAMINATION

PARTICULARS AMOUNT
1 RDET EXAMINATION FEE Rs 2,000-00
2 PORTAL CHARGES Rs 50-00
TOTAL FEE (Excluding Bank Charges if any) Rs 2,050-00

Rs Two thousand and fifty (Excluding Bank Charges if any).

IMPORTANT DATES

Start Date End Date
ONLINE REGISTRATION 07th FEBRUARY, 2019 05th MARCH, 2019
ONLINE FEE SUBMISSION 07th FEBRUARY, 2019 05th MARCH, 2019
ONLINE FORM SUBMISSION 08th FEBRUARY, 2019 06th MARCH, 2019
ADMIT CARD DOWNLOADING 09th MARCH, 2019 17th MARCH, 2019
TENTATIVE DATE FOR RDET EXAMINATION 17th MARCH, 2019 12:00 to 02:00 pm.

Candidates should wait for at least 24 hours after depositing the fees (If paid through Challan) to fill the online form (Registration Part - II).

Steps to apply online

  • Apply for Online Registration ( Part - I)
  • Pay Examination Fee (Using Online/Challan Mode/NEFT/RTGS)
  • Wait for atleast 24 hours for fee confirmation (If paid through Challan).
  • Fill Online Application Form ( Part - II)
  • Download Final Application

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS


Fee once deposited shall not be refunded in any case. Therefore, it is requested to read all instructions and eligibility criteria carefully before the submission of online application form for Research Degree Entrance Test (RDET)-2019

A. Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D. Entrance Test

  1. Candidates aspiring to participate in the Kumaun University's Research Degree Entrance Test (RDET)-2019 must have a Master's degree of the Kumaun University (hereafter referred to as University) or of any other University incorporated by the law in force and recognized by the UGC; provided also that the candidate fulfills following criteria:
    • Candidate should have secured at least fifty five percent (55%) marks (without rounding off) OR a grade point average equivalent to 55% marks (without rounding off) at the Master's degree examination. For Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH)/ Visually Handicapped (VH) Candidates, the minimum marks shall be 50% (without rounding off).
    • (Candidates appearing/appeared in PG Final Year Semester Exam of the Kumaun University or its affiliated colleges/ institutions only may also apply provisionally for the Research Degree Entrance Test (RDET)-2019 (recommendations of Academic Council, Point 02, Dated.06.03.2013). Under this criteria the appearing candidates of universities other than Kumaun University are not eligible.
    • Candidate is a regular teaching faculty member having served the Kumaun University or the affiliated degree colleges of the Kumaun University for a period of minimum of one year in the University or the Colleges/Institutions affiliated to the Kumaun University as per University/State Govt. Rules.
  2. A candidate shall ordinarily be permitted to work for the Ph.D. Degree in the subject in which he/she has obtained Master's Degree, however, research work leading to Ph.D. Degree may also be allowed in allied subjects in the same or any other Faculty, if the Research Degree Committee (RDC) of the concerned discipline is satisfied and approve that the candidate possesses the requisite qualifications to take up the proposed research work. Allied subject for the above stated purpose must have been approved by the Academic Council of the University.

B. Procedure for Admission:
The candidates shall be selected for registration into the Ph.D. degree program -

  1. Through Research Degree Entrance Test (RDET)
    OR
  2. Direct Admission (RDET Exempted i.e. without appearing in RDET).
PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:
  1. Through Research Degree Entrance Test (RDET)
    • To test the research aptitude of the candidate in related subject a written examination of 100 marks is conducted by the University. The total duration of this examination shall be of 02 hrs.
    • Paper shall contain 100 objectives/multiple-choice type questions and each question shall carry one mark with no negative marking.
    • No scrutiny/revaluation of the answer sheet of the written test shall be conducted.
    • The Qualifying Percentage of Marks in the Entrance Examination will be :- General-50%, OBC-45% and SC/ST/VH/PH - 40%.
    • Admission to the PhD programme in each subject shall be made strictly according to RDET merit list against the available seats in the concerned subject in the University campuses and affiliated colleges. Mere qualifying the RDET does not mean any confirmation or claim for getting admission in the PhD programme of respective subject. Therefore, it should be noted that the allotment of PhD seat in respective subject shall be made strictly according to RDET merit list only.
    • Reservation Policy of the State of Uttarakhand shall be followed for RDET candidates. The reservation shall be applicable to those who have domicile and reservation certificate of Uttarakhand state only. Reservation certificate of other states are not considered.
  2. Direct Admission (RDET- Exempted i.e. without appearing in RDET)
    • A candidate who has qualified UGC-CSIR-JRF or equivalent national test shall be considered for direct admission to the PhD programme without appearing in Research Degree Entrance Test (RDET) but shall have to apply by filling the online form of PhD entrance examination along with fees- within due date. Admission to such candidates shall also be made strictly according to RDET-Exempted merit list against the available seats in the concerned subject.
    • A regularly appointed permanent teacher having served the Kumaun University or the affiliated college for a period of minimum of one year as a regular teacher as per University/State Government rules shall also be exempted from the Ph.D. Entrance Test but are also required to apply and shall be considered together with other candidates at the time of counseling for allotment of supervisor.
    • Reservation Policy of the State of Uttarakhand shall be followed for RDET-Exempted candidates. The reservation shall be applicable to those who have domicile and reservation certificate of Uttarakhand state only. Reservation certificate of other states are not considered.

C. List of documents to be enclosed with the application form

  1. Online fee deposit of Rs. 2000/- + Rs. 50/- as portal charges (Total Rs. 2050/- deposited through SBI Collect).
  2. Self attested copies of mark-sheets and certificates etc.
  3. Certificate in support of reservation category.

D. General Instructions

  1. The candidates must read the conditions of eligibility as given at item No. A carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for the Ph.D. Entrance Test before filling the application form.
  2. Candidates will be issued the Admission Card with Roll Number and Examination Centre online by the Kumaun University only after the date of submission of application form is over. Candidates should note that their candidature is strictly provisional. The mere fact that Admission Card has been issued to any candidate shall not imply that the Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy Cell has finally accepted his/her candidature.
  3. The university may change the centre(s) or date of examination without assigning any reason.
  4. Application Form must be complete in all respects as per the Notification. Incomplete Application Forms will be rejected.
  5. Applications submitted on any other format/mode will not be accepted.
  6. Applications received after the last date i.e. 01st March, 2019 will not be entertained. Therefore, it is requested to pay examination fee positively by 01st March, 2019.
  7. The use of calculators or Log Tables is not permitted. Mobile phones, pagers and electronic devices etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room.
  8. Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and duly signed photograph uploaded/ pasted by them in all the places, viz. in their Application Form and OMR sheet, be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
  9. It is mandatory for candidates having regular employment in various states and central government institituions and private organizations to produce No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their respective employer during the time of counselling.
  10. Ph. D. is a regular degree course therefore it is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure that they are not pursuing two simultaneous degree courses at the same time. University reserves all right to cancel admission to such candidates without any prior notice.
  11. All legal disputes pertaining to this Test shall fall within the jurisdiction of Hon'ble High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital only.
  12. Applicants are advised to visit university website www.kunainital.ac.in with attached link Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy Cell (SRICC) regularly for any further announcement and notices. Dissemination of such information at personal level or via newspapers will not be possible.
  13. For further details kindly consult Kumaun University Research Ordinances given in the university's official website www.kunainital.ac.in with attached link Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy Cell regularly.
  14. The decision of the university shall be final in all matters.
  15. The university reserves right to increase or decrease the number of seats at the time of Counseling.

E. Centres of Examination:

Centre Code Centre Name
011 S. S. J. CAMPUS, ALMORA
012 D. S. B. CAMPUS, NAINITAL
013 M. B. GOVERNMENT P. G. COLLEGE, HALDWANI
023 L. S. M. GOVERNMENT P. G. COLLEGE, PITHORAGARH

F. Subjects of RDET-2019:

S.No. Subject Subject Code Seats Available
1. Hindi 01 34
2. Sanskrit 02 08
3. English 03 10
4. Political Science 04 26
5. Geography 05 11
6. History - Modern and Medieval 06 A 04
7. History - Ancient Indian History & Archaeology 06 B 04
8. Economics 07 10
9. Sociology 08 22
10. Drawing & Painting 09 05
11. Psychology 10 05
12. Home Science 11 08
13. Physics 13 05
14. Chemistry 14 58
15. Mathematics 15 11
16. Botany 16 22
17. Zoology 17 11
18. Biotechnology 18 06
19. Geology 19 05
20. Forestry & Environmental Science 20 03
21. Statistics 21 04
22. Information Technology 23 02
23. Pharmaceutical Science 24 04
24. Library & Information 25 02
25. Commerce 26 06
26. Management Studies 27 05
27. Tourism 28 02
28. Education 29 14
29. Law 30 04
30. Journalism & Mass Communication 31 02
31. Defence and Strategic Studies 32 05
32. Yoga 33 04

Note - The research vacancies are tentative and subject to change any time.

DIRECTOR,
SPONSORED RESEARCH & INDUSTRIAL
CONSULTANCY CELL (SRICC)
KUMAUN UNIVERSITY, NAINITAL

 

 

 

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