PhD Admissions

Ph.D. programme in Rural Development

Location: Tuljapur


Intake: 10

Eligibility

Candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates found ineligible will be rejected at any stage in the admission process and no grievances will be entertained in this regard.

Candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates found ineligible will be rejected at any stage in the admission process and no grievances will be entertained in this regard. Applicants will be shortlisted for the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) on basis of them meeting the following considerations with regard to educational qualifications, work experience and research proposal:
 

1. Educational Qualifications: The minimum academic qualification for admission to the Ph.D programmes is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC). In the case of SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 45 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 2.50.

2. Work Experience: A minimum of five years of post-graduation work experience is required for Ph.D. programmes.

3. Candidates who have an M.Phil or equivalent degree awarded by a recognized university in India or abroad are also eligible to apply for the Ph.D Programme. Candidates who have an M.Phil. or equivalent degree need not fulfil the five years’ work experience criteria.  

4. Research Proposal: Submission of a research proposal is a compulsory requirement for admission to the Ph.D. Programme. A research proposal consisting of approximately 1,000 words should accompany the proposal and indicate the Specification of the broad field of study, Statement of the research problem and scope and objectives of the study, rationale for and the significance of the study, methodology to be followed, references, and the candidate’s research/work experience in that area, if any.

 

Description

Thematic Areas

Applications are specifically encouraged under the following themes for the 2021 admissions cycle:

  • Developmental Social Work
  • Community Organization and development Practice
  • Natural resource Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Issues of Local Governance
  • Social Exclusion: Tribal Development
  • Nomadic and De-Notified Tribes
  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

 

Apart from the above, faculty in the Tuljapur off campus have expertise in the following areas: Rural development in the context of globalization, Human and Institutional Development,  Rural Livelihoods, Food Security, Disaster Risk Reduction, Rural and Inclusive Marketing, District and Micro Planning, Issues of Local Governance, Communal Harmony and Peace; Marginalisation and Identity, Anthropology of Religion, Sociology of Caste, Social exclusion, Tribal Development, Nomadic and Denotified Tribes, Social Movements and Social Action, Peasant Studies and Agrarian Relations, Public Health Management, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Maternal and Child Health, Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases, Gender studies, Rural Credit Market, NGO and Rural Development

Fee Structure:

Fee Structure for THE Ph.D Programme

(Prices in INR and subject to revision)

The full fees and deposits should be paid within the stipulated time after the announcement of the admission results. In addition, Rs. 50/- towards bank processing charges should be paid in any branch of the State Bank of India. If students fail to pay the fee on time, their candidature can be cancelled. Once the students details have been entered into the Online platform, a scanned copy of the fee receipt must be submitted via the online platform. Non-adherence to the above will be considered as equivalent to non-payment of fees.

 

Fee Component

Ph.D.

Remarks

Fees

Tuition

12000

Per Semester

Examination

0

Per Semester

Identity Card

300

 

Computer

1000

Per Semester

Students’ Mediclaim Insurance Premium

1500

Per Year

Development Fund

4000

 

For Ph.D. per Semester for 2 Years

Medical Examination Fees

100

Mandatory

Refundable Deposits

10000

 

Student Union Fee

500

Per semester

GRAND TOTAL

29400

 

OTHER FEES

Thesis submission

2000

Payable three months before submission

Thesis resubmission

500

 

Degree certificate replacement

500

 

Issue of duplicate Identity Card

300

 

Sub Total

3300

 

Hostel Charges:

 

 

Dining Hall

15000

Per Semester

Hostel Room(Double/Triple) (if allotted)

16000

Per Semester

Sub Total

31000

 

 

*subject to revision