University College of Commerce & Business Management
Osmania University shall confer the ‘Degree of Doctor of Philosophy’ (Ph.D.) in ten faculties: Arts, Social Sciences, Science, Commerce, Management, Law, Engineering, Technology, Educationand Oriental Languages. The admission into Ph.D. programme is in accord with the provisions and guidelines laid down herein.
1. An international student
seeking admission into Ph.D. must have passed
Requirements of Enclosures to Application :
The following documents
are to be enclosed along with the application.
No Objection Certificate :
For details see Chapter "How to Apply? a Step-by-Step Procedure".
Admissions to Ph.D. programme are made during any time of the year. Since the foreign students seeking admission from all over the globe would have completed their P G Degrees at different time during the year, it is not possible to fix a specific deadline for application. The following guidelines are followed for the admission of foreign students into Ph.D. programme.
The candidates are requested to note that the duration of the course, the Pre-Ph.D. Examination, the syllabus, seminars, thesis submission procedure and evaluation are same as specified in the Ph.D. Regulations 2000' of Osmania University. However, some of the salient features are briefly outlined below for the benefit of foreign.
Tenure of the Programme :
The period of research programme for full-time foreign scholars is normally three years from the date of their joining the programme. In case the programme is incomplete, extension for a period of one more year shall be granted on application to the Dean of the Faculty through the Director, UFRO. The request for any such extension must be made at least two months prior to the expiry of three-year deadline. Failure to apply for extension at least two months prior to the expiry of the deadline will lead to the cancellation of admission. Any further extension beyond four years, for a maximum period of year, shall have to be granted by the University. The request for the same be forwarded through the Director, UFRO. The registration of a foreign scholar shall stand cancelled after the expiry of the extension period.
Progress Report :
A quarterly progress on the research work carried out is to be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty through proper channel. A copy of the progress report should also be sent to the Director, UFRO.
Part-Time Research :
There is no provision for part-time research in the University for foreign students. All candidates applying for research programmes will be admitted for full-time research.
Pre-Ph.D. Examination :
The foreign student is allowed to appear for the next immediate pre-Ph.D. Examination after the date of joining in the Department. Failing to clear the examination in two successive attempts will disqualify the foreign students from pursuing further research and their admission stands cancelled. The medium of Examination is English only.
The syllabus for the Pre-Ph.D. Examination is same as for the local students and the details on that can be had from the respective Departments.
Mode of Examination :
The candidate will have to appear for the following two papers and qualify as per the rules of University :
Paper I : Research Methodology
Paper II : Broad Field of Research
General Conditions & Other Information :
The conditions are as applicable to the local students (Please see the 'Ph.D. Regulations 2000' of Osmania University for local students).
Seminar Lectures :
The number and nature of the seminar to be presented are same and as applicable to the local students (Please see the 'Ph.D. Regulations 2000' of Osmania University for local students).
Final Submission of Thesis :
As soon as the work is completed, the entire work has to be presented in the form of a write-up only in English, called the thesis, and submitted to the Controller of Examinations along with the prescribed application form. The guidelines laid down in the 'Ph.D. Regulations 2000' of Osmania University, shall be adhered to while preparing the thesis. Also, at the time of submitting the thesis, the tuition fee and any other payments have to be cleared and a 'No Dues' certificate from the Director, UFRO has to be submitted to the COE.
Adjudication of the Thesis
Evaluation of the Thesis
1. The thesis be accepted for the award of Ph.D. Degree.
2. The thesis be revised and resubmitted.
3.The thesis be rejected.
Adjudication Report :
Viva-Voce Examination :
The procedures are as applicable to the local students (Please see the 'Ph.D. Regulations 2000' of Osmania University).