Friday, 4 January 2013

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU ARCHITECTURE AND FINE ARTS UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD JNAFAU ADMISSION TO Full Time / Part-Time Ph.D. RESEARCH PROGRAMMES 2013

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU ARCHITECTURE AND FINE ARTS UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD, A.P. 500 028

ADMISSION TO Full Time / Part-Time Ph.D. RESEARCH PROGRAMMES 2013


INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES
Admissions will be made to Full-Time / Part-Time Research Programmes offered by the JNAFA University, Hyderabad and in its Constituent colleges / Units in the following faculties.

ARCHITECTURE
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & MANAGEMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
HOUSING & HABITAT STUDIES
INTERIOR DESIGN
URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
APPLIED ART
PAINTING
PHOTOGRAPHY
SCULPTURE

ELIGIBILITY AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Internal or External candidates who fulfill the following requirements will be eligible for admission into the doctoral research programme:

I EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
In all faculties, candidates must have passed the Post Graduate Degree Examination of the Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture & Fine Arts University Hyderabad, or an examination recognized as equivalent by UGCin the discipline concerned. Aminimumof 55%marks in aggregate and for SC and ST category, 50% marks in the concerned subject is required.
Candidates who do not have Post Graduate degree in the concerned discipline should submit equivalence certificate from the concerned organization i.e. Association of Indian Universities/All India Council for Technical Education/UGC/State Board of Technical Education.

II. EMPLOYMENT:
Candidates who have been working for at least one year in well equipped Educational / Scientific / R&D / Industrial / Government/private Organizations and engaged in Scientific / Technological / Engineering / Managerial activities, as the case may be, possessing the minimum academic qualifications, shall be deemed as external, part-time candidates and shall continue to work in their organizations.
Regular faculty members of JNAFAU, desirous of doing Ph.D. while continuing to work and possessing the minimum academic qualifications shall be deemed as internal, part-time candidates. The full time research scholars are required to work Full-Time in any of the Constituent Units of JNAFAU for the stipulated duration on the research topic and they shall not be permitted to undertake any employment during that period. The category of students working full-time on research projects funded by Government agencies will be considered as partially funded full time students. Candidates may also do the research on full time and regular basis without any scholarship/financial assistance.

III MODE OF SELECTION:
Admissions for the Research Programs (Ph.D.) shall be made on the basis of written test and interview, as per UGC stipulations.
Ph.D ENTRANCE TEST:
Candidates who have qualified the UGC-CSIR/NET/GATE examination, or awarded with a Research Fellowship by UGC/CSIR/Government Organization are exempted from entrance test for Ph.D. admission. However, they should appear for the interview. Eligible candidates must first appear for a three hour Entrance Test to be conducted by the University at HYDERABAD at their own cost. The date and time of the Entrance Test will be intimated to the eligible candidates and details will be displayed in JNAFAU, Hyderabad website www.jnafau.ac.in  Candidates must collect their Hall Tickets, from JNAFA University. Hyderabad one day prior to the examination and no further correspondence will be made in this matter.
PLAN OF RESEARCH WORK AND INTERVIEW:
Candidates who have qualified in Entrance Test must appear before the admission committee for an interview at JNAFAU, Hyderabad at their own cost. The date and time of interview will be intimated to the candidate as well as displayed in JNA&FAU website www.jnafau.ac.in  
At the time of interview, candidates are expected to discuss their research topic. Candidates must submit a well conceived plan of research work, with evidence of having initiated a preliminary study (at least 500 words) in their research area.
A pre-determined number of students will be admitted based on availability of slots of the eligible supervisors. The allotment of Supervisor/Co-supervisor is done by the University Admission Committee.
Candidates request for a supervisor may or may not be approved. State Government reservation policies shall be adopted during admissions.
The candidate will submit a declaration that he/she has not registered for any other course leading to the award of a degree. The University reserves the right to cancel admission / registration of any candidate to the research programme at any stage if it is noticed that the data furnished / certificates enclosed are incorrect. In case of any disputes concerning admissions to the courses of JNAFA University, Hyderabad the jurisdiction shall remain with the Courts in Hyderabad only.
PLACE OF RESEARCH WORK AND FACILITIES AVAILABLE:
Candidate seeking admission in part-time mode, internal as well as external part-time scholarswill have to declare and register as such and produce along with the application aCertificate of No Objection (as per pro forma attached) from the Head of the Organization permitting the candidate to pursue the course and take up the research work as well as use the available facilities at the place of work along with permission for the members of the Doctoral Research Committee appointed by the university to periodically monitor and assess the work of the candidate.

IV NUMBER OF AVAILABLE SEATS:
Vacancy List for enrollment of Ph.D. scholars for the academic year 2012-13 is given below;
S. No Name of the Faculty member---No. of Ph.D students at Present ----No. of Ph.D students to be taken in 2012-13
1 Dr. N. Kavita Daryani Rao 06 03
2 Dr. S.Kumar 03 03
3 Dr. V.Phani Sree 02 03
4 Dr. K. Sudhakar Nil 03
5 Dr. S.N.Vikas Nil 03
Total Number of Ph.D students to be taken in 2012-13 =15

V   FEE PARTICULARS:
On selection for admission, candidates shall be required to pay the prescribed fee as per the following criteria. The fee has to be paid on stipulated dates regularly every year, till the successful completion of the programme and submission of thesis or cancellation of the admission as the case may be. If the fee is not paid by the stipulated due date, a late fee will be levied.
Full-Time Research Scholars:
Category 1: CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR/AP-NL/DBT/DST/GATEDirect JRF& SRFand those JRF/SRF in projects who have qualified CSIR/UGC-NET: Fees Rs.5000/Year
Category 2: Scholars working as Project Fellows with GOI/other agency funded research projects with two/ three years duration (appointment ratified by University) ; Fees Rs. 10,000/Year
Category 3: Registered as Full Time Research Scholars but with no financial assistance; Fees Rs. 10,000/Year
Category 4: JNAFAU internal faculty Registered for Ph.D.; Fees Rs. 5000/Year

Part-Time Research Scholars:
Category 1: JNAFAU Lecturers Registered for Ph.D;Fees Rs. 10, 000/Year
Category 2: Other part-time scholars, Fees Rs. 25,000/Year
Note: Mode of Fee Payment for Full-Time aswell asPart-Time candidates is year wise. The Fee Structure may be modified by the University from time to time.

NON-PAYMENT OF THE PRESCRIBED FEE WITHIN NOTIFIED TIME MAY LEAD TO THE CANCELLATION OF ADMISSION WITHOUT ANY PRIOR NOTICE TO THE CANDIDATE.

VI. DURATION OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAMME:
1. Research Scholars registered for Ph.D. (Full-Time/Part-Time) can submit the thesis after completion of aminimum of three years/ four years from the date of admission, subject to passing of the pre-Ph.D. Examination in two subjects specified by the University.
2. For the candidate to submit the thesis for Ph.D., he/she should have published at least one research paper published/have accepted for publication, in a peerreviewed refereed national or international journal. Two papers must also be presented/accepted for presentation, at national/ international conferences, which has to be enclosed with the thesis, with necessary documentation of the same. Instead of article publication in journal, the candidate can also submit the thesis, if he/she has at least one recognized patent rights, whose details are to be enclosed.
3. Each candidate shall compulsorily present a seminar at least one month before submission of thesis in the concerned Department on the research work, carried out by him/her.

VII. GENERAL
Application complete in all respects (in A4 size) accompanied with a Demand Draft for Rs. 1000/- drawn in favour of THEREGISTRAR, JNAFAUHYDERABAD payable at HYDERABAD on any nationalized bank towards application Registration fee and three self addressed stamped envelopes of size 22 x 10 cms. (affixing Rs.5.00 stamps), is to be submitted to Office of Director I/c Admissions, JNAFA University, Hyderabad 500 028 either in person or by Registered post /Courier on or before 29. 01. 2013 by 5.00 pm. The University is not responsible for any delay or loss of application in transit. Incomplete applications or applications received after the last date will not be considered and fee paid will not be refunded

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