M.Tech. M.Pharm. and Ph.D. Programmes for Odd Semester- IIT(BHU), India (Varanasi)


Location: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Deadline: 28 April 2016; 17:00 hrs.

Description:The P.G. programmes of the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi are aimed at training manpower with sound theoretical and experimental background in frontier areas of research in the engineering, sciences and interdisciplinary subjects. The emphasis is on understanding the scientific basis and engineering principles involved in solving problems of practical importance in the relevant field using multidisciplinary approach. An important component of these programmes is to inculcate the habit of independent thinking and initiative by the candidates in planning and execution of the research work. These programmes seek to train manpower of the highest quality to cater to the needs of industry, R & D organizations and educational institutions.

Duly filled-in on-line applications on the prescribed form on our website are invited for admission to M.Tech./ M.Pharm./ Ph.D. programmes for registration in July 2016 Semester of session 2016-17 in various disciplines as given in Annexure–I and II. Candidates whose qualifying examination results are not declared at the time of written test / interview are also eligible to apply. However such candidates if shortlisted, are required to produce a certificate on the prescribed form at the time of written test that the candidate has already appeared in all the papers of the qualifying examinations and the result is not yet declared. In case the candidate is selected, he/she has to submit the proof of having passed the qualifying examination on or before the last date for document submission specified in the academic calendar of the institute.

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS: M.Tech./M.Pharm. Programmes Candidates who possess the requisite qualifications as indicated in Table 1A of Annexure – I are eligible for admission to postgraduate programmes in the respective departments/ schools of the Institute leading to M.Tech./M.Pharm. degree. The candidates should have secured a minimum of 60% marks / 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) in the qualifying degree. In addition, they should have valid score in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for M.Tech. Programmes & Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) for M.Pharm. Programme.

Ph.D. in Pharmacy:

  1. a) Applicants with master’s degree in pharmacy or in an allied discipline/area must have a minimum of 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the master’s degree level and have GATE/GPAT qualification. b) Applicants with bachelor’s degree in pharmacy must have a minimum of 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the bachelor’s degree level. The applicants should be qualified in GPAT or GATE or NET-LS or CSIR/NET-JRF or awarded DBT-JRF or ICMR-JRF or DST-INSPIRE fellowship.  

SELECTION CRITERIA: M.Tech./M.Pharm Programme Candidates shortlisted on the basis of GATE/GPAT Score, which is valid and above the qualifying pass mark may be selected for M.Tech./M.Pharm. programmes either on the basis of their GATE/GPAT score or written test or interview or on the basis of any combination of these as declared by the individual department/school.

Admission to Ph.D. Programme

  1. The applicants must apply for admission by the mode prescribed in the Advertisement.
  2. All admissions will be made on approval by the Chairman, Senate on the recommendations of the duly constituted selection committees and the Chairperson, SPGC. A selection committee will consist of faculty members, one of whom will be from another Department/ School. The constitution of the selection committee will be proposed by the DPGC and approved by the Chairperson, SPGC.
  3. The selection committee may form separate sub-committees, if necessary, to select candidates belonging to different categories, viz., sponsored, QIP, etc. It is necessary to 7 prepare separate merit lists for each of these cases. Notwithstanding any other clause contained in these ordinances, all such candidates should satisfy the specified minimum requirements of marks/CPI in the qualifying degree.
  4. Admission to Ph.D. programmes will be based normally on written test and interview of the candidates shortlisted by the DPGC of the Department/School concerned. The shortlisting for calling for written test and/or interview may be done based either on the basis of percentage marks/CPI in the qualifying examination or on the basis of GATE/GPAT score. If the results of the qualifying examination for a candidate are not declared, the marks/CPI obtained by the candidate up to and including the previous semester may be considered for shortlisting. However, outstanding candidates, who have acquired their qualifying degrees from the premier institutions such as IITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions will be considered for admission without GATE, provided they have obtained a CPI of 8.0 or above (on a 10.0 point scale) in the qualifying examination. However, they have to undergo other admission procedure. This may be done at the time of shortlisting itself.
  5. At first, a merit list of all applicants who have qualified in the admission test/interview mentioned in item number 3 above shall be prepared and the seats allocated to the Open Category shall be filled up in order of merit from this merit list. Remaining qualified applicants shall be allotted seats category-wise.
  6. Candidates for whom results of the qualifying examination are not declared at the time of written test/interview may also be considered for written test/interview. In case such candidates are selected, their admission will be provisional subject to the condition that they produce proof of completing all the examinations including the project/thesis examination and the viva voce before the date of registration. Such candidates are required to produce the evidence of their having passed the qualifying degree examination with at least the minimum marks for eligibility by the last date for document submission as mentioned in the academic calendar (usually about 8 weeks from the date of registration), failing which their admission shall be cancelled.
  7. Upon approval, the Head of the Department/Coordinator of the School concerned will issue the admission letters to the candidates who will be required to accept the offer of admission by depositing the prescribed fee before a specified date.
  8. In case a candidate does not accept the offer by paying the prescribed fee by the specified date, the offer of admission may stand withdrawn, and the admission may be offered to the candidates in the waiting list, if any, in order of merit.

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