M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission Notice MDU Rohtak 2020-21 – Eligibility Criteria, Application Form & Procedure Important Dates

M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission Notice MDU Rohtak 2020-21 – Eligibility Criteria, Application Form & Procedure Important Dates

Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) Rohtak announced the new admission notification for M.Phil & Ph.D. Programs for the session of 2020-21. Award of University Research Scholarship (URS) also invited along with it. The eligibility, application form, procedure, exam pattern, syllabus, and scheme given in the prospectus available on the university website.

M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission Notice MDU Rohtak 2020-21 – Eligibility Criteria, Application Form & Procedure, Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Important Dates

Important Dates

Opening Date of Online Registration: 23.11.2020

Closing Date of Online Registration: 14.12.2020

Application Procedure: Online

Academic Eligibility – Ph.D. Admission MDU Rohtak

A candidate seeking admission to the course of Ph.D. must satisfy the following relevant academic criteria:-
(i) Master‟s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate in the subject concerned or in an allied subject (50% for SC/ST candidates).
(ii) For Faculty of Management Sciences – Master‟s Degree or any other degree recognized equivalent thereto in (a) Business Administration or Economics or Commerce or in allied subjects with at least 55% marks


(b) Post-Graduate Diploma in Management recognized equivalent to MBA by AICTE with 55% marks or equivalent grade therein (50% for SC/ST candidates).
(iii) Candidates with Qualifications as laid down in (ii) shall also be eligible for doing Ph.D. in the Department of Economics, and Commerce.
(iv) For Faculty of Engineering and Technology- M.E/M.Tech degree or any other equivalent examinations including P.G degree in Applied Sciences in a relevant subject (PG degree in Applied Sciences means Master‟s Degree in the subjects of Mathematics/Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/Physics/ Chemistry/ Life Sciences and other Sciences) from any University recognized by the UGC or an equivalent examination recognized by this University with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate.
(v) M.Phil degree or a recognized equivalent degree beyond Master‟s degree level with at least 55% marks (50% for SC candidates of Haryana only) or equivalent grade in the grading system and Master‟s degree with 50% marks in aggregate in the subject concerned or an allied subject.

Admission Procedure – Ph.D. Admission MDU Rohtak

(i) Applications for admission to Ph.D. course shall be invited through advertisement once in a year normally in the month of June/July or as decided by the University.

(ii) The University shall make admissions to Ph.D. course through an Entrance Test the syllabus of which shall be same as prescribed for NET by UGC/CSIR/ICAR etc. In case NET examination is not available for any subject, the syllabus for entrance test will be decided by the concerned Teaching Department.

(iii) Entrance Test will be of 100 marks and a candidate must secure 50% marks to qualify the same (45% for SC/ST candidates). The format of entrance test shall be decided by the concerned department with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor.

The following categories of candidates are exempted from taking entrance test for Ph.D. programme.

(a) The candidates who have qualified UGC/CSIR/JRF/NET or any other similar examination/SLET (Haryana State) as the case may be.

(b) The holders of Teacher Fellowships from UGC or any other Government funding agency.

(c) Candidates who have passed Pre-Ph.D. course of M. D. University, Rohtak.


Criteria of Merit List – In case number of applicants who qualify the entrance examination along with the applicants who are exempted from entrance test is more than the number of seats for this course, then the merit list for admission to Ph.D. course shall be prepared by the Department according to the following criteria:-

(a) 30% marks of the percentage of marks in the Master’s degree examination.

(b) 10% marks of the percentage of mark; in the Bachelor’s degree examination.

(c) (i) 30% marks of the percentage of marks in the entrance test.


(ii) Weightage of 30 marks to those candidates who have qualified for JRF.


(iii) Weightage of 25 marks to those candidates who have passed NET or its equivalent test.


(iv) Weightage of 20 marks to those candidates who have passed SLET (State Level Eligibility Tests)/M.Phil/Pre-Ph.D. examination of M.D. University, Rohtak.


(v) Weightage of 2 marks for each cumulative year of teaching experience as full-time Assistant Professor in University/College after becoming eligible for the same subject to a maximum of 20 marks.

(d) Candidates who have passed Master‟s examination / M.Phil examination from M.D.U.= 5 marks.

(e) Interview=10 marks

(f) While granting admission to students to Ph. D program, the Department/Institute will pay due attention to the State level Reservation Policy.

(g) The number of seats for Ph.D. Course in each subject shall be decided by the concerned University Teaching Department/Institute and advertised accordingly by the University.

(h) Admission Committee will consist of Head of the Department and two Professors, one Assoc. Professor and one Assistant Professor by seniority and rotation. All members must satisfy eligibility conditions to be Ph.D. Supervisor. In case a Department does not have the requisite number of Professors/Associate Professors, the Admission Committee shall comprise a minimum of three faculty members. Otherwise, the Committee shall be constituted by the Vice-Chancellor at the request of the concerned Head of the Department.

NOTE: The above criteria will be subject to changes as decided by the University from time to time.

Download – MDU New M.Phil & Ph.D. Ordinance

Download – M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2020-21 Prospectus

M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission Notice 2020-21 – MDU Rohtak

Entrance Exam Preparation Notes


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