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COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION:
i.
Students admitted to Ph.D., course shall take comprehensive examination after successful completion of 18 credit hours course work. The concerned Departments/ Institutes / Colleges / Centres / School shall hold the said examination. The Comprehensive Examination shall be held within one month after the completion of the course work.
ii.
The comprehensive examination will cover all course work and will consist of one composite paper (60% subjective and 40% objective), the objective part will be based on multiple choice questions. The examination will test the student's ability to integrate and assimilate the knowledge obtained from the courses, seminars and independent studies.
iii.
Examiners (3-5 including Internals) for the comprehensive examination shall be appointed by the Dean out of a panel of names recommended by the Doctoral Program Committee. At least 2 examiners will be from outside the University.
iv.
To pass the comprehensive examination, a student must get GP/GPA not less than 3.0.
v.
If the student does not pass the comprehensive examination or doesn't get at least GPA 3.0, in the first attempt but = 2.70 he/ she may be given one more chance on the recommendation of his Supervisor and departmental Doctoral Program Committee. Similarly, a student who remains absent during the comprehensive examination will only be given a second chance to sit in the examination subject to a condition that his/her circumstances of not being able to attend the examination are well justified and accepted by the concerned DPC. On the recommendations of the concerned DPC, the Dean/DPCC may allow such a student to reappear. The second Comprehensive Examination shall be held within one month of the first examination.
vi.
For Ph.D. from the second Monday of the September (or earlier in Summer semester), the students who have maintained CGPA 3.0 in M.S/M.Phil 30 credit hours (or 24+6 credit hours) shall undertake course work/ Research techniques training (for experimental sciences) equivalent to 18 credit hours.
 
 
 
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