General Instructions and course work schedule for all Ph.D. students
U.G.C has issued fresh Ph.D. regulation 2016 known as “University Grants Commission (Minimum standard & procedures for award of M.Phil. / Ph.D.
Degrees) Regulations, 2016.
You are required to go through the fresh UGC regulations so as to acquaint yourself with the latest norms, rules, procedures & regulations as laid
down in “The gazette of India”notification regarding M.Phil. / Ph.D.
Minimum duration shall be three years (six semesters) from the date of Registration as per UGC new Regulations July 2016.
Ph.D. course work shall be of six Months duration & shall commence w.e.f August 2018. Course work classes shall be conducted on all working days of
You are required to attend these classes regularly & punctually. The time table of the classes shall be displayed on the Notice Board.
Course work classes shall continue during Vacations and Weekends. You are advised to attend the classes during vacations & weekends to compensate
your short fall in attendance.
Course work shall consist of four Papers
1. Research Methodology
2. Quantitative Techniques/ Sahitya Sidhant aur Alochana/ Critical Theory &
Approaches of Lit
3. Computer applications
4. Research Ethics & critical review
The syllabus of these four papers can be obtained from the office of the Director (Research) and can also be downloaded from the Ph.D. Guidelines
given on the University web-site.
At the end of the course work of six months, the course work examination of the above given four papers shall be held in the last week of January, 2019.
The scholars are required to obtain a minimum of 55% marks in the course work examination in order to be eligible to continue in the programme &
submit the Thesis. The scholars, who qualify the course work examination, shall be required to appear before the Research Committee and submit their
topic and synopsis.
The committee may approve / reject / amend your topic and /or synopsis.
After the final approval of your topic and synopsis by the R.A.C you may proceed for your research work.
1. The scholars are required to prepare their thesis work by the end of fifth semester. Prior to submission of thesis, the scholar shall make a
presentation in the Department before the Research Advisory Committee, which shall be open to all the faculty members and other research scholars.
The feedback & comments obtained from them should be suitably incorporated into thesis in consultation with the Research Advisory Committee.
2. Six monthly review meetings shall be held at the end of each semester & each scholar shall have to submit the progress report enunciating the
research work done during the preceding six months.
3. As per U.G.C regulations, 2016, Ph.D. scholars must publish at least two research paper in refereed journal and make two paper presentations in
conferences / seminars before the submission of their thesis for adjudication and produce evidence for the same of presentation certificates
and / or reprints.
Note:-1. If the Scholar fails to submit his / her final thesis till the end of the sixth semester (Two & a half years after regular Registration), a
late fee of Rs 10000 /- per month shall be charged for the subsequent months, subject to the maximum amount of Rs —- for six months. The same
charges shall continue for the next time period as well, till the submission of your final Thesis.
Note:-2. The fee, once paid in the university, is neither refundable nor adjustable in any case/condition whatsoever it may be