Master's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognized university, with at least 55% marks. In case the score is available on a letter-grade system, the Institute expects a minimum cumulative score of 5.5 on a 10-point scale.
Applicants have to fill up the online application form separately for XUB programme at: www.xub.edu.in Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the application fee, the applicant will receive the confirmation by email.
The last date for applying online is February 28 , 2018.
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and SOPs. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), and Personal Interview. UGC-NET qualified candidates will be exempted from appearing for the X-RAT.
The Ph.D. students are expected to complete the programme in 5 years. The first year of the programme will be spent for course work, and the remaining years for completing subsequent steps leading to the doctoral thesis.
The course work for the selected candidates will commence from July 2018.
After the successful completion of course-work and related pre-decided steps such as a no. of review seminars, the student is supposed to give a thesis topic registration seminar. After the successful completion of this seminar, the student’s PhD topic will be registered with Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB).
The coursework in the 1st year comprise of the following courses (certain changes are possible based on the school of affiliation). They will also be attending workshops as per requirements :
Given below is the list of academic areas. At XUB, we encourage interdisciplinary work:
a) Officially/Self Sponsored Candidates: In case the organization supports the student’s PhD or the Students decide to sponsor themselves, the fees are Rupees three lakhs in the first year; and Rupees one lakh each in the second, third, fourth, and fifth year, respectively.
b) Full Scholarship Category: In case of deserving full-time candidates, the academic fee will be waived.
The students will be provided accommodation on campus. The residential expenses will have to be paid by the students separately as per the prevalent rate (current rate is Rs 42,000/- per year (double seated), and mess expenses as per actual. Students can also choose to stay off-campus.
|1.||Last date for On-line Application||February 28, 2018|
|2.||Conducting X-RAT (Research Aptitude Test of Xavier University Bhubaneswar)||April/May 2018 (Tentative)|
|3.||Ph.D. Admission Interviews||April/May 2018 (Tentative)|
|4.||Declaration of Admission Results||May 2018 (Tentative)|
|5.||Issuance of admission letter to selected candidates||May 2018 (Tentative)|
|6.||Payment of Fees (due date)||June 2018 (Tentative)|
|7.||Doctoral Students’ Registration & Mentorship Program||During July 2018 (Tentative)|
|8.||Course Work – Phase I||July - August 2018 (Tentative)|
|9.||Course Work – Phase II||August - December 2018 (Tentative)|
|10.||Course Work – Phase III||January 2019 (Tentative)|
|11.||End Term Examination||January End 2019 (Tentative)|
|12.||Comprehensive Examination (Seminar)||By June End 2019 (Tentative)|
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