Ph.D Admission at KUFOS
Kochi: The Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies (KUFOS) at Panangad, Kochi has invited applications for admission to Ph.D Courses of Academic Year 2016-17 in the following faculties.
B. Ocean Science and Technology
C. Ocean Engineering
D. Climate Variability and Aquatic Ecosystem
E. Management, Humanities and Social Sciences
(i) Candidates seeking registration to the Ph.D. programme shall hold a Master's degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination, or a minimum CGPA of 5.0 on the 10 point scale (or an equivalent grade on similar scales). A candidate belonging to the SC / ST community shall be eligible for concession of 10% marks in the minimum eligibility marks for admission.
(ii) Candidates seeking registration except those mentioned in Sub-clause 9(iv) shall have passed the School Admission Test (SAT) and ranked as per the norms laid down in Clause 15 of these regulations. SAT for the Ph.D. program (including admission to Recognized Institutions) shall be conducted by Schools once in a year in July / August.
(iii) Candidates seeking admission under interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary research shall have to qualify in the SAT conducted by the respective School (in the subject offered by the School) where he/she wishes to register for research.
(iv) The following candidates are exempted from SAT and these candidates shall be ranked as per the norms laid down in Clause 16 of the regulations:
a) Candidates who possess National / Kerala State research fellowships with valid score, with committed financial assistance at the time of seeking admission, in any of the National / State level eligibility tests conducted by the agencies or by industries recognized by the University for the purpose.
b) Candidates who have qualified UGC/NET Lectureship examination or GATE//ICAR/KSCSTE/CSIR/NBHM/ICSSR
c) Candidates who have been awarded research fellowships by the Government of India for pursuing a Ph.D. program in India.
d) Foreign students who have been sponsored under a scholarship scheme by the Government of India for pursuing the Ph.D. Program in India.
e) Teachers of Universities / Aided Colleges in Kerala, teachers who are working in Government institutions / Quasi Government recognized by KUFOS and Scientists in National Level Research Laboratories, with a minimum continuous service of five years as permanent employees.
(i) Masters degree (M.F.Sc.) in the respective discipline / related discipline from the concerned faculty of KUFOS or a recognized equivalent qualification with an OGPA of 7.0/10 or equivalent OGPA/equivalent percentage of marks at Masters degree. For SC / ST an OGPA of 6.5/10 or equivalent OGPA / equivalent percentage of marks at Masters degree.
(ii) Reservation of seats shall be governed by the rules of State Government. 50% of the seats to be filled by ICAR through all India entrance examination. In the absence of ICAR candidates, the vacancy will be filled from the general category.
(iii) Clause 9a (iv) will also be applicable to 9 b ICAR stream.
How to apply:
Application form is available on http://www.kufos.ac.in/admission/aplnfinal.pdf
Application fee of Rs.1000/- can be remitted favouring the Finance Officer in the Current A/c No.67277732022 of KUFOS maintained at SBT, Vyttila in the challan attached with the application form. Filled in applications may be sent to ‘The Registrar, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Panangad P.O., Kochi-682506 on or before 23rd July, 2016
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