Ph.D Admissions - 2019-20 Conducts Gandhigram Rural Institute
Qualification : Candidates (Indian / Foreigner) who have studied under 10+2+3+2 years or 10+2+5 years or 11+1+3+2 or 10+2+3+3 or 10+2+4+2 pattern of education and qualified for the award of the Master‟s Degree in the relevant discipline at Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University (GRI-DU) or any other university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in the relevant discipline with not less than 55% marks. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to SC / ST / OBC (non-creamy layer) / Differently Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master‟s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.
Candidates should qualify in the entrance test conducted by GRI in accordance with provisions laid down under section 5 of this regulation.
Candidates qualified in the UGC - JRF / NET / GATE / CSIR / ICAR / ICSSR or obtained M.Phil in the relevant PG discipline will be allowed to appear for the interview directly.
Fee for online entrance test/interview :
1. Foreigners - US$100
2. North and North Eastern region - Rs.1000 (other than southern States)
How To Apply ForPh.D Admissions - 2019-20 Conducts Gandhigram Rural Institute
Last date for submission of application form:17-06-2019.
About Gandhigram Rural Institute GRI
The Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI) was founded in 1956. With undying faith and deep devotion to Mahatma Gandhi’s revolutionary concept of ‘Nai Talim’ system of education, Gandhigram Rural Institute has developed academic programmes in Rural Development, Rural Economics and Extension Education, Rural Oriented Sciences, Cooperation, Development Administration, Rural Sociology, English and Communicative Studies, and, Tamil and Indian Languages. Students who emerge from its portals tend to meet the personnel needs for rural development under various governmental and non-governmental schemes.