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Ph.D (Norms & Admission)

Ph.D (Norms & Admission)

Norms & Admission

Ph.D (Norms & Admission)

Ph.D. Admissions in Suresh Gyan Vihar University are in accordance with the UGC Guidelines 2016. Admission for Ph.D .is on the basis of entrance test conducted by the University twice in one academic calendar year. Candidates seeking admission in Ph.D .program should have minimum 60% marks or equivalent in the respective post-graduation. Admission will be confirmed only on clearance of Ph.D. Entrance Test and subsequent interview. Reservation rule will be followed as per the government of India guidelines prevailing at the time of admission.

Area Of Ph.D.

Click here for detail syllabus of Subject-specific:

Revised Notification for Ph.D. Admission January 2020 Batch.

Date of Application Form available (online) 18th November, 2019 (Monday)
Last date of Application Form 16th January, 2020 (Thursday)
Last date of fee submission of Entrance Exam. 18th January, 2020 (Saturday)
Date of issuance of Admit card 21st January, 2020 (Tuesday)
Date of Entrance Exam 25th January, 2020 (Saturday) (10:00AM – 1.00 Noon)
Date of Document verification and Interview At the date of Entrance Exam 25th, January, 2020 (Saturday), (2:00PM – 5:00 PM)
Mode of Payment CASH/DD in favor of Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Payable at Jaipur

Remarks:- The medium of Ph.D. degree programme at this University is English. It is therefore essential that the student has a sound knowledge of English Language.

Admission Procedure:

Step 1: Procurement of Online Application Form for Admission Direct / Ph.D Entrance test (Rs.1100/- Registration, Rs. 2000/- Entrance Examination fee & Rs. 2100/- Enrolment fee)

Online Application Form should be duly filled in & submitted with all the desired scanned documents uploaded (only Original copy should be scanned)

No Hard copy Required

Step 2: Ph.D Entrance Test on 25th January 2020 . Admit card shall be emailed.

Step 3: Declaration of Result of Ph.D Entrance Test on the University Website www.gyanvihar.org

Step 4: Date of personal Interview, Fee deposition of qualified applicants of Ph.D. Entrance Test or those who are eligible for direct admission/personal interview, the schedule for these will be notified through email and will be uploaded on the University website.

Scrutiny of Forms and removal of deficiencies

Deposition of requisite documents & subsequent verification (originals + 2 photocopies each)

Consent letter from the registered guide (Suresh Gyan Vihar University)

Step 5: Synopsis submission after one month from the confirmation of admission

Step 6: DRC and Course work examination: Date Shall be intimated through Mail

PhD ENTRANCE EXAM January 2020:

PATTERN OF PAPER One paper containing 50% questions on Research Methodology and 50% questions related to subject specific.

Total Marks of Entrance Test and Interview = 100

Part A– Research Methodology- Marks 35, Mode- Subjective (5 questions out of 7, each of 7 marks) Duration 1.5 hr

Part B– Subject Specific – Marks 35, Mode Subjective (5 questions out of 7, each of 7 marks) Duration 1.5 hr

Part C– Interview – Marks 30


Introduction to Research Methodology: Meaning of Research, Objectives of Research, Motivations in Research, Types of Research, Research Approaches, Significance of Research, Research Methods v/s Methodology, Research and Scientific Methods, Research Process, Criteria of Good Research

Defining the Research Problem: What is Research Problem?, Selecting the Problem, Necessity of and Techniques in defining the problem

Sample Design: Implication, Steps. Criteria for selecting a sample procedure, Characteristics of Good sampling Procedure, Types of Sample Design, Selecting Random Samples, Complex random sampling Design

Methods of Data Collection: Collection of Primary Data, Observation Method, Interview method, Collection of Data through questionnaire and Schedules, Other methods. Collection of Secondary Data, Selection of an appropriate method for data collection, Case Study Method, Guidelines for developing a questionnaire, successful interviewing. Survey v/s experiment

Processing and Analysis of Data: Measures of Central Tendency, Dispersion, correlation and Regression, Chi-square test: Applications, Steps, characteristics, limitations, Analysis of Variance and Co-variance

Testing of Hypothesis: Meaning, Basic concepts, a Flow diagram, Power of a hypothesis test, Important parametric tests, Hypothesis Testing of Means, hypothesis testing of Correlation coefficients, Limitations of Tests of the hypothesis.

Part B- Subject Specific Syllabus At Click Here

Course Work:

The course work for the doctoral research has been made mandatory by the U.G.C. (University Grant Commission). Suresh Gyan Vihar University has decided to implement it judiciously for the benefit of the students pursuing Ph.D. The course work has been designed in such a way so as to support, motivate and encourage quality research. The students will get equipped with fundamentals of research methodology, communication skill and also recent developments in the field of their specialization. The course work has to be completed by the student in a satisfactory way before submission of thesis for the award of Ph.D degree. Course work evaluation would be done through CGPA and shall be mentioned in the degree.

Course Structure:

Paper Title University Examination Total Marks Duration of Exam
Paper-I Research Methodology 100 100 3 hrs
Paper-II* Literature Review in the domain of Research 100 100 Assessment of review article in the relavant field and a presentation of the same
Paper-III Specialization Paper 100 100 3 hrs

Paper I & II is common for all the Ph.D candidates, Paper I exam will be conducted at Suresh Gyan Vihar University Paper III will be on the specialization (Recent trends in the respective subject). Syllabus to be framed by supervisors.

The candidate will be given two chances to qualify the course work On the basis of their score in course work SGPA shall be calculated & will be mentioned on the degree as per directives of UGC. Course Work Syllabus

Course Work

Paper II will be submitted at the office of Dean Research, Suresh Gyan Vihar University. Before the written Ph.D. course work examination for Paper II, the student shall review 50 research articles related to his/her field of research and prepare a research article based on the following criteria.
1. Relevant information on the article- importance, justification etc.
2. Statement of research, questions and hypothesis framing
3. Statement of research design and methodology
4. Brief summary of finding and conclusion (based on the review of the 50 articles)
5. Identifying research gaps.

The article should be on A4 size paper with proper margins on the left and right side of the paper and top and bottom of the paper. It should be in typed form, using Times new roman, font 12, spacing 1.5, justified margins.

A DRC will be held for getting the approval of the synopsis which is to be presented before the experts. The DRC meeting will be held only after the candidate has cleared all the three paper of Pre- Ph.D. Course Work Examination.

Gyan Vihar is situated on sprawling campus of 130 acres in the historic city Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan one of the most popular tourist destination of the world, Known as PINK CITY.


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