The registration for IGNOU PhD/M Phil admissions 2018 has started from 23rd January, 2018. And since the notification came in the website of IGNOU, the students who are willing to do Ph.D or M.Phil from IGNOU has sprung into action. They want to get all the relevant information related to IGNOU PhD/M Phil admissions 2018 so that not any single important information could slip their attention. The present blog will enlighten you about all the necessary information regarding PhD/M Phil admissions 2018 from IGNOU.
IGNOU Research Degree Programmes July, 2018 Session Admission
Last Date of Submission of Application: 16th February, 2018
IGNOU PhD Entrance Test 2018 Date– 4th March, 2018 The shortlisted candidates will be shortlisted for Stage 2 selection process. Stage 2 selection process will include an interview and presentation of synopsis.
The Tentative List of Selected Candidates- 6th April, 2018 The selected candidates will be intimated via offer letters
PhD Program Span- 5 Years
M.Phil Program Span- 4 Years
Maximum Age – No Bar
Medium of Instructions- English
Application Fees- 1400(please verify the amount with the website of IGNOU)
Applications to be Submitted: Applications can be submitted online at https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/entrancersunit/
For Complete Detail: Visit the website of the university i.e. , http://www.ignou.ac.in
The Disciplines for which applications are invited for admission to Ph. D/M.PHIL. programmed (Regular) for July session, 2018:
Ph.D in Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Library and Information Science, Political Science, Public Administration, History, Gender and Development Studies, Women’s Studies, Geography, Translation Studies, Statistics, Food & Nutritional Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Management, Life Sciences, Management, Commerce, Hindi, Distance Education and Chemistry Discipline
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR M.PHIL./PH.D:-
For M. Phil.:-
Degree– Master’s Degree from any recognized university/qualifications equivalent to any such fields of study as notified for the purpose
Marks: The minimum marks is 55% at the Post Graduation level
Relaxation in Marks: The relaxation of 5% is there is case of reserved categories [SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy) and PWD].
For Ph.D.:- Master’s Degree and/or M. Phil. in the relevant discipline.
Who will require to appear for the entrance test? Those students who have not cleared NET/ any other equivalent examination, or do not have M. Phil. degree, will be required to appear in the in entrance test.
List of City Codes for the Entrance Test:
- Ahmedabad – 01
- Bengaluru- 02
- Bhopal- 03
- Chandigarh- 04
- Chennai- 05
- Hyderabad- 08
- Lucknow- 10
- Trivandrum- 13
Syllabus for IGNOU Ph.D/M.PHIL Entrance Examination 2018 As there are so many disciplines involved in IGNOU Ph.D/M.PHIL Entrance Examination 2018, it is beyond the extent of this blog to incorporate the syllabus of these subjects. However, if you want to know the syllabus of your subject, you can log on to the website of online admission page of IGNOU.
How to Prepare for IGNOU Ph.D and M.PHIL. Entrance Examination
Cracking the entrance examination of IGNOU Ph.D/M.PHIL is both easy and difficult. If you know the process of preparation, how to approach your study materials, it is easy, but, if you are the one who do the hard work in wrong direction, success will keep on eluding you. Given the time that you get for preparation, you cannot do mastery over the prescribed syllabus. So, it will be highly beneficial for you if you opt for the study materials of some renowned publication house with decade-long experience at least. The study materials/help books of the publication of some repute will help you to select/omit the topic that you should read. And this will certainly prove to be a torch-bearer for the path of your preparation. In addition to it, you will also come to know about the way you should write the answer of your question to get good marks in examination/clear the entrance examination.