Osmania University PhD Scholarship, India


Scholarship for those students who has obtained a Post-graduate Degree from a recognized University securing not less than 55% marks, India

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for registration to PhD programme in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Social Sciences, Commerce, Law, Management, Education, Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy and Oriental Languages for the academic year 2010-2011.

Candidates with UGC /CSIR /JRF /NET /M.Phil. qualifications are also eligible to apply.

PhD Scholarship Eligibility Criteria :

In all the Faculties (Arts, Commerce, Management, Education, Law, Social Sciences, Oriental Languages, Science, Technology, Pharmacy, Engineering) a candidate is eligible for registration / admission to Ph.D. Courses in a subject, if she / he :

has obtained a Post-graduate Degree from a recognized University securing not less than 55% marks (50% for SC / ST candidates) at the Post-graduate degree and
has qualified in UGC-CSIR /NET /GATE or SLET examination of Government of Andhra Pradesh or
has a M.Phil. Degree through regular mode in the concerned or in an allied subject approved by Osmania University. OR
has qualified in the Ph.D. eligibility Test (2009 -10) conducted by Osmania University.
Further, in all the Faculties, the criterion at 1 (i to iv) is essential qualification for Ph.D. admission / registration and however, in the Faculties of Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy the criteria at 1

(i) is the essential qualification for registration to Ph.D. in a subject and the criterion at 1

(ii & iii) may be treated as desirable. (Candidates who have been awarded a Junior Research Fellowship through a National Level test e.g . UGC/CSIR/ ICAR/ ICMR JRF etc. and candidates who have RGNF fellowship and whose M. Phi l degree is awarded (in case of SC/ST candidates) are also eligible for Ph.D. admission / registration .

The Ph .D. Admission is subject to the availability of vacancies with the Research Supervisor in the concerned Department in the current Academic Year.

The prescribed Application forms along with the Ph .D. Rules and Regulations Booklet can be had from the Director, Department of Publications and Press, OU on payment of  60/- from 20-09-2010 onwards.

Candidates desirous to obtain the Application forms by Post should send a D.O. for  60/- drawn in favour of the following address along with a self addressed cover affixing the required postal stamps :

Department of Publications and Press,
Osmania University,
Hyderabad – 500 007.

Application deadline : 11- 10-2010.