The entrance test for admission to Ph.D. programme will be conducted once a year in the month of June/July. The exact date of the examination will be notified through PTU’s website. No separate advertisement will be given for the Test Date. The applications received till one month before the date of test shall be entertained for that session.
Separate question papers will be set for candidates of different disciplines of Engineering/Architecture/Pharmacy/Management/Sciences.
The question paper will be objective type and of 90 minutes duration. The minimum qualifying percentage is 40.
The entrance test will be based on the fundamental and subjective aspects of each subject whose content will be as defined by University Grants Commission for NET (UGC) examination. For subjects (Engineering) for which UGC do not conduct the NET, the GATE syllabus will be followed.
Candidates, who have already cleared UGC/CSIR Exam/SLET/GATE, will be exempted from entrance test and preference will be given to them for admission. The inter-se merit of such candidates will be determined by their score in UGC/CSIR Exam/SLET/GATE.
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR ENROLMENT:
The inter-se merit of candidates appeared in test will be made on the basis of merit calculated as per the following criteria:
Weightage to marks in Master’s/M. Phil programme : 40%
Weightage to marks in entrance test : 40%
Weightage to interview : 20%
At the time of interview candidates are expected to discuss their research interest / area with interview board. Only the predetermined number of students, based upon the available recognized research supervisors (with concerned specialization/research interest) will be selected for admission to Ph.D. and the list of successful candidates shall be released.