Application Form For Research Degree Entrance Test - 2019


  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.

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