Calicut University PhD Admissions 2020: Entrance Exam, Dates, Notification

Calicut University is situated in Malappuram, Kerala and offers various Postgraduate courses and programmes. It provides admission to 24 undergraduate and 22 postgraduate courses and programmes. Calicut University PhD Admission 2020 date is come out. The University of Calicut has 30 postgraduate teaching and research departments.

Calicut university also provides admission in part-time and full-time PhD programmes. Calicut University offers admission via distance learning mode. Candidate can also apply for distance education through School of distance education, Calicut University.

The candidate who wants to join the Calicut University PhD Admission programme must have the postgraduation or master degree in a same or related field. Calicut University invites applications online for Calicut University PhD Admission programme on their official website.

The applicant has to qualify the entrance examination to eligible for the interview process at the University. Selection for admission in Calicut University PhD Admission Programme will be based on marks of the entrance exam, interview, and marks of your post-graduation.

Mode of Application:- Online

Important Dates

Online Registration Starts:- 17 Jan 2020

Last Date to apply online:- 3 Feb 2020

Date of Entrance Examination:-  18 Feb 2020 & 19 Feb 2020.

Results Declaration:-  28 Feb 2020

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Admission

PhD Programs

Calicut University offers various part-time and full-time PhD programmes like M.Phil/PhD in Arts, M.Phil/PhD in Science & M.Phil/PhD in Education. These Calicut University PhD Admission programmes are coming under the following faculties: Faculty of Science

  • The Faculty of Language & Literature
  • The Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies
  • the faculty of Education
  • the faculty of Journalism
  • The Faculty of Fine Arts

Eligibility Criteria for Calicut University

Students who want to take admission in must have a master degree or a professional degree from Calicut University or any other equivalent university which is recognized by UGC or AICTE and secure at least  55% marks aggregate. The candidate who has an equivalent degree of masters from a foreign educational institution is also eligible to get admission.

If you have an M.Phil. degree from a university which is recognized by UGC or AICTE and scored 55% marks aggregate are also eligible to apply for research programmes in Calicut University.

Applicants who are working for Universities, Institutes, Government, Private Organization nominated, National Laboratories and sponsored as the respective employer and have M.Phil. degree or any post-graduation or master degree from a university which is recognized by UGC or AICTE and scored 55% marks aggregate are also eligible to apply for Calicut University PhD Admission.

OBC candidate can get 10% relaxation and SC/ST candidate can get 10% relaxation

General category candidates have to score a minimum of 50% in the Entrance test of Calicut University PhD Admission programme. While SC/ST candidates get 10% relaxation in their marks and OBC candidates get 5% relaxation in their marks.

How to Apply PhD in Calicut University

Students can apply for various part-time and full-time PhD programmes like M.Phil/PhD in Arts, M.Phil/PhD in Science & M.Phil/PhD in Education on the official website of Calicut University.

Calicut University has the provision to pay the application fee online via e-payment methods SBT online/SBT e-challan/Friends/Akshaya e-challan/Payment gateway directly to Calicut University Fund.

  • Visit the official website of Calicut University.
  • Now, click on Fee Remittance.
  • Then, Select the purpose Application and entrance examination fee for PhD admission 2020-21.
  • Now, Take print/save the application form.
How to Apply for Calicut University Ph.D. Admissions

Application Fee of Calicut University

Candidates can pay the application and entrance examination fee via e-payment (SBT e-challan/ SBT online/ Friends/ Akshaya e-challan or any other Payment method) to Calicut University Fund.

General Category:- INR 550/-

SC/ST Category: INR 220/-

Submit Application Form to Calicut University

After downloading the application form, fill all the necessary details in the Application form and attach duly attested e-challan receipt and then send it to Head of the University Teaching Departments before the last date.

  • Self-attested copies of Certificates and Mark sheets
  • E-challan receipt
  • Community Certificate (only for SC/ST candidates)
  • The envelope of size 23 x 10 cm with the self-addressed stamp.
Documents Required for Calicut University Ph.D. Application Form

If you notice that some subjects which are not offered by the  Teaching Departments of Calicut University then, in that case, you can those applications to the “Director, Directorate of Admission, Tagore Niketan, University of Calicut”.

Candidate has to note the online ID which is necessary for downloading the hall tickets.

Selection Process in Calicut University

Candidates who score at least 50% marks in the entrance examination are eligible to apply for admission in the PhD programme. Whereas SC/ST candidates have to score 40% marks and OBC candidates have to obtain 45% marks to get eligible for the selection

Exemption from Entrance Test

Some categorised candidates who are present from giving entrance examination.

  • Candidates who have M. Phil. Degree.
  • Candidates who are Foreign nationals, otherwise eligible for admission.
  • Candidates who have qualified NET.
  • Aided, Govt. colleges and Affiliated colleges teachers working under the University of Calicut, and teachers with FDP/QIP, etc., fellowships, and University Departments teachers.
  • Fellows who have selected after the written test and interview or working in a research project which come under the investigation of a research guide of the Calicut University.
Calicut University Ph.D. Exemption from Entrance Test

Candidates who want to appear in the entrance exam of two different streams can contact concerned departments to inform that they can make arrangements to conduct the exam according to that.

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