- ABOUT PRIST
- ABOUT CDE
- CONTACT US
- CONTACT US
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING Ph.D ADMISSIONS
1.What will be the procedure for selection of candidates for PRIST University PhD programme?
Ans: It will be through an Entrance test and personal interview only.
2.What will be the status of candidates whose results of qualifying degree are awaited?
Ans: For this situation, only Ph.D full time may be permitted. Admission into the Ph.D programme in PRIST University (if selected), will be confirmed only on production of the Provisional certificate within a stipulated time.
3.How can I fix Research Guides for my Ph.D programme?
Ans: The PRIST University website (www.prist.ac.in) provides much information about the approved Research Guides of PRIST University that will be helpful to allot a suitable Research Guide to the Research Scholar concerned. Contact the Research Guides in your filed of specialization. Further guidance, if required will be provided by the Centre for Research and Development +91-4362-265021 Intercom No. 189 or write to email@example.com.
4.Can the PRIST Ph.D. program be pursued on a part-time basis? If so how many years?
Ans: Yes. The applicant needs minimum of 2 years of working experience in any Government or recognized institutions on a full time basis. Further the employer has to provide No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the candidate
5.What is the duration of Part time Ph.D programme?
Ans: The duration of the Part time Ph.D programme with M.Phil is 3 years and without M.Phil is 4 years
6.Can a candidate passing his/her qualifying degree in First Class, but has not yet received the original Statement of marks/certificates; apply for admission in to your PhD programme?
Ans: The minimum percentage required in their Master’s programme must be 55%. Further the candidate concerned must produce the Provisional certificate along with the Statement of Marks at the time of Interview.
7.Do I need to write my own research proposal which is to be submitted along with the application?
Ans: You have to discuss with your Research Supervisor and finalize your proposal.
8.What is the duration of the Ph.D programme for professional courses like M.Tech, M.Pharm, MD, MDS etc?
Ans: Full time – 2 years and Part time – 3 years.
9.How much will be the total fees?
Ans: Candidates without M.Phil – Part time of four years (Rs.1,05,000/-); Full time of three years (Rs. 80,000/-). Candidates with M.Phil–Part time of three years (Rs.80,000/-); Full time of two years (Rs. 55,000/-). Pharmacy Candidates – Part time of 3 years (Rs.1,35,000/-); Full time of 2 years (Rs. 1,80,000/-).
10.What kind of financial assistance is available to full time students in the PhD Program?
Ans: Yes. Few fellowships are available to the meritorious candidates
11.Can I apply if I have an Integrated Postgraduate degree?
Ans: Yes. Provided you have scored an aggregate of 55% marks.
12.Can Postgraduate freshers apply for a PhD?
Ans: Yes. The postgraduate freshers with Provisional certificate can apply for full time Ph.D not for Part time.
13. How many papers does Ph.D candidate write as Part I examination?
Ans: Three papers (Paper 1 – Research Methodology; Paper 2 – Advance paper offered in the subject concerned; Paper 3 – Guide paper related to the topic of Ph.D programme)
14.Can I apply to more than one PhD program?
Ans: You can apply for Ph.D in your post graduate specialization only.
15.Who can I contact for more information about pursuing the Ph.D. at PRIST University?
Ans: Enquiry for general information about the Ph.D. program may be made with the Centre for Research and Development, PRIST University, Thanjavur +91-4362-265021 intercom No. 189 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
16. How the progress of Ph.D students of PRIST University is assessed?
Ans: The progress of the Ph.D candidate is assessed by Doctoral committee constituted for each and every scholar.
17.Is PRIST University follow UGC norms for Ph.D admissions?
18.I learnt that PRIST University admits candidates to Ph.D only on the basis of Entrance examination and Interview. Does the University consider performance at qualifying examination?
Ans: University selects the candidates for Ph.D admission based on qualifying examination (ie, minimum of 55% marks), performance at the Entrance examination and interview.