Doctor of Philosophy

** Last date to apply September 15th 2022.

** Research Aptitude Test is scheduled on September 25th 2022.

Test platform access credentials will be shared to all registered applicants via email on or before 20.09.2022.

Research Aptitude Test 2022

Duration: 60 Minutes | Mode : Online | Pattern : MCQ    | Total Marks: 100 Marks

Part A – 30 Multiple Choice Questions -- 30 Marks
Part B – 30 Multiple Choice Questions -- 30 Marks
Interview -- 40 Marks

PART-A Syllabus

Research Aptitude: Meaning of Research, Objectives of Research, Motivation in Research, Types of Research, Research Approaches, Significance of Research, Research and Scientific Method, Research Process, Criteria of Good Research. Teaching Aptitude: Teaching methods - Classification, teacher centric and student centric methods; ICT in education - Objectives, Advantages, ICT tools for effective teaching and learning. Reasoning: Numerical and Verbal Reasoning - Number Series, Letter Series, Codes, Relationships, Classification. Logical Reasoning - Understanding the Structure of Argument, Evaluating and distinguishing Deductive and Inductive Reasoning, Verbal Analogies; Word Analogy-Applied Analogy, Verbal Classification, Reasoning Logical Diagrams; Simple Diagrammatic Relationship, Multi-Diagrammatic Relationship, Analytical Reasoning.

PART-B Syllabus

Syllabus covering all core courses of respective discipline at UG Level.

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for Full Time/Part Time Research programs in “Mohan Babu University” leading to the award of Ph.D in the following disciplines.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Management
  • Basic Sciences
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Computer Science and Application

Candidates for admission to the Ph.D program shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC /Differently abled and other categories of candidates.

The applicant for Part-time Ph.D should:
i. Prove to the satisfaction of School Research Committee/Dean/HOD that his official duties permit him to devote sufficient time to research.
ii. Ensure that facilities for pursuing research are available at his place of work in the chosen field of research, wherever required.

a) The Research Aptitude Test (RAT) is conducted and the candidate has to secure a minimum of 50% in RAT to qualify for admission to the Ph.D program. [The syllabus of the RAR shall consist of 50% of research aptitude and 50% shall be subject-specific]

b) Entrance Test may be exempted for the Candidates with UGC NET (including JRF/UGC/CSIR NET/GATE/SLET/GPAT/National level examination) qualification.

Fee Structure

  • Application Fee 2,000/-
  • Registration Fee 10,000/-
  • Tuition Fee
  • For Candidates from Academics and Research Institutions (Per Semester) 30,000/-
  • For Sponsored candidate from Industries (Per Semester) 50,000/-
  • Career Guidance Fee (One Time) 1,000/-
  • University Development Fee (One Time)2,000/-
  • Library Fee (One Time)1,500/-
  • e-Consortium (One Time)3,000/-
  • Examination Fee ( Per Subject)1,000/-
  • Application + Marks Card Fee (Per Exam)100/-
  • Comprehensive Viva Fee25,000/-
  • Thesis Submission Fee25,000/-
  • Penal Fee for late submission of thesis (more than three months and less than twelve months from the date of submission of synopsis) 10,000/-
  • Convocation Certificate Fee2,000/-
  • Provisional Degree Certificate Fee2,000/-
  • Fee for Ph.D Defense60,000/-

Stipend for Full Time Scholars

  • First Year 10,000/-
  • Second Year 12,000/-
  • Third Year 15,000/-