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18 January 2010

University of Pune PhD Admissions 2010 | Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy

University of PuneDEPUTY REGISTRAR (SET),
University of Pune,

PhD Entrance Examination - 2010

Pharmaceutical Chemistry - 19 Seats

Pharmacology - 18 Seats

Pharmaceutics - 17 Seats

Pharmacognosy - 8 Seats


i) 50% Marks or equivalent grade in Master's Degree from a recognized University.

ii) 5% relaxation for reserved category students.

Exemption from appearing written Test :

Candidates who have qualified GATE/SET/NET /JRE Examinations of apex bodies such as CSIR/UGC/ICRA/ICMR/DBT are exempted from appearing for the written examinations (Paper-I & II). They are eligible for personal interview at the respective departments.

M.Phil Degree completed from University of Pune.

M.Phil degree candidate from other Statutory University whose admission at M.Phil has been done through an entrance examination.

Exemption from the prescribed qualification :

For admission to the Ph.D. programme in a related subject in the faculty, applicants fulfilling the following criteria shall be treated as eligible.

a) Persons working in National Laboratories � Institutes/Government/Private Organization nominated/Sponsored by the respective employer. These persons should have a Post Graduate Degree and holding rank of Assistant Director/ or above.

Above mentioned rule will also be applicable to the foreign candidates who have obtained a Masters Degree from the statutory Indian Universities.


b) Persons with exceptional abilities passed Graduate Degree Examination with 50% of marks and with 15 years experience after graduation in related fields.

c) Senior citizens of age 60 years and above with graduate degree with 50% marks. In exceptional cases at the discretion of Vice Chancellor for Senior citizen.

d) The fellow members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and / or Institute of Cost and Works Accountants and / or having qualification of C.S. shall be held eligible for registration for Ph.D. in the subject in the concerned Board of Studies in the faculty of Commerce provided the they possess a Bachelor's Degree of any statutory University. Such candidate should have at least 5 years experience.

e) A Graduate in any faculty who has developed important new techniques (new for the country) or designed and fabricated special instruments or apparatus which are deemed by competent judge to be a valuable contributions to engineering/Pharmacy may be permitted by the Research and Recognition Committee of concerned faculty on the recommendation of the appropriate Board or Boards of studies to submit his thesis for the Ph.D. Degree in that faculty. Such a candidate must have at least five years standing as a Bachelor of concerned faculty.

f) Application for research in inter-disciplinary areas and from applications belonging to a faculty or subject other than the faculty or subject in which the research is proposed to be done and from the international candidates (those who have not obtained the Master's degree from Indian Universities) shall be considered on the basis of the proven ability and aptitude of the researcher for such kind of research. Such proposal shall be examined by the guide and the Head, Place of research before giving provisional admission. The admission will be confirmed after the Research and Recognition Committee/s concerned, approves the topic. Detailed procedure for admission should be evolved by the concerned faculty. Five years work experience in related field is necessary for such candidates.

g) Admission percentage for foreign candidates (those who have not obtained Master's Degree from Indian Universities) will be 50% or equivalent GPA

Important Dates for Ph.D. Entrance Examination - 2009

Date of examination: Sunday, 14th February 2010 at 2.30 p.m.

Timing for Paper I : 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Online submission of Application Form:

First date : 15th January, 2010 ,10.00 a.m. onwards
Last date : 25th January, 2010, upto 6.00p.m.

Hard Copy Sending Last date: 31st January, 2010

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