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1.      A student seeking admission to Ph.D. course shall apply on a prescribed form. The application form, duly filled in by the student in his own hand and with a passport-size photo affixed on it along with xerox copies of the documents listed below, must be sent to the Academic Section of the Institute/University.


Checklist during submission of applications for PhD


a) Duly filled application with copies of marks/grade sheets.


b) Attach attested copies of certificates, mark sheets etc.


c) A candidate presently working in an organization (including those on projects) must provide a “No Objection certificate” from the employer (if applicable)


d) SC/ST/OBC/Disability Certificate (if applicable)


e) Date of Birth (DOB) certificate or High School (Class Ten) Certificate with DOB (Required for all candidates).


f) With the downloaded form attach DD of Rs. 1000/-. (Application form + PhD Entrance exam fee). The fee can be paid through DD payable to Sikkim Manipal University at Gangtok.


2.      As per 2016 UGC regulations the qualifying marks for the PhD entrance shall be 50% and the test will be based on 50% of research methodology and remaining 50% shall be subject specific.


3.      The test will be of 3 hrs duration and of full marks 100. Research Methodology component will be of 1½ hrs duration and of 50 marks. The remaining 50 of 1½ hrs duration marks will be subject specific.