Applications in the prescribed Form are invited by Utkal University, Bhubaneswar from intending candidates who have secured minimum 55% (50% in case of SC/ST candidates and college teachers with 15 years of teaching experience) of marks at P.G. level for Ph.D. Entrance Test and Interview for the session 2014-15 in the Faculties of Culture Studies, Language and Literature, Visual Art & Performing Art under Utkal University of Culture.
The prescribed application form is to be downloaded from the University Website

1. The candidates belonging to SC/ST category and teachers of colleges with 15 years teaching experience shall be given relaxation of 5% marks at Master Degree level.
2. Candidates qualifying UGC-CSIR/NET/GATE/SLET/DBT/ICMR/ICAR/ICHR/ICSSR/INSPIRE Fellowship of DST/Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship/Deptt. of Culture, Govt, of India and other National Bodies and awardees of Teacher Fellowship and such other fellowship as will be approved by the Vice-Chancellor from time to time are also exempted from entrance test and interview.
3. M.Phil Degree holders are also exempted from entrance test and interview provided they have been admitted to M.Phil programme through a written entrance test.
4. Teachers of colleges/University/institutions of Higher Education and professionals with 7 years teaching /professional experience shall be exempted from appearing the entrance test and interview.

However, all such candidates are required to apply in the said prescribed application form for Ph.D. entrance test for issue of necessary certificate of exemption from appearing entrance test.
Fees to be paid along with the application form
(a) Cost of Entrance Exam. Application form: Rs. 500/-
(b) Entrance Examination Fee : Rs. 2000/-
Total : Rs. 2500/- (The applicant who are exempted from appearing the Entrance test need not pay the entrance examination fee)
The amount may be deposited in shape of Bank Draft drawn in favour of Utkal University of Culture, payable at United Bank of India, Market Building, Unit-II, Bhubaneswar.

a. Last date of receipt of application for Entrance Test - 25.1.2014
b. Date of Entrance Test - 24.2.2014

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