VIDYAVACHASPATI (PH. D.) PROGRAMME
4) Political Science
Post Graduate Degree in particular Subject
1) Open Category - 55%
2) Reservation Category - 50%
The application has to submit the attached application form along
with the required certificates.
a) Bachelor Degree - Mark Sheet & Degree Certificate
h) Candidate should submit six monthly progress report throughout
the period of
i) The candidate selected in the personal interview will have
to pay prescribe fees
j) Failure to submit six monthly reports will be warning to
the candidate for the
k) Fees once paid will not be refunded on any ground.
l) Candidates in permanent employment at the time of registration
must procure a
Normally a candidate shall work under the supervision of a recognized
Research Guide appointed by the Vidyapeeth. The Ph. D. Committee (hereafter
referred as the Committee) shall approve the topic of research and appoint the
guide to supervise the particular research.
B) However, as a very special case, the Committee may permit
a candidate to
C) Normally a candidate shall be required to complete his doctoral
|DURATION OF THE VIDYAVACHASPATI COURSE|
candidate for vidyavachaspati (Ph. D.) degree must have worked under
supervision of the Guide for a minimum period of 24 months from the date of
registration and in the normal course he/she will not be allowed to submit
his/her thesis before completing this period. The candidate will be given
permission to submit his/her thesis within a maximum period of six years from
the date of registration. In case the topic of research is in continuation of the
Vidyanishnat (M. Phil.) dissertation a special permission to submit the thesis
before two years may be granted provided that the candidate will have to pay
fees, at least for two years, prescribed by the Vidyapeeth.
|PRESENTATION ON THE THESIS|
Six months before the date of submission of the thesis the candidate
have to submit 25 copies of the synopsis to the registrar, through his/her
research Guide and through the Head of the Department where he/she is
working. The candidate have to submit a 'no dues' certificate from the
Head of the Department and from the Librarian of the Vidyapeeth. The
Vidyavachaspati thesis shall ordinarily be submitted within three months
from the date of submission of the synopsis of the thesis.
B) A candidate for the Vidyavachaspati degree will have to submit
C) A certificate in form 'B' from the supervisor of the candidate that the work reported in the thesis has been carried out by the candidate himself and that the material from the other sources, if any, is duly acknowledged, shall be incorporated at the beginning of the bound volume of the thesis.
D) The candidate will not be permitted to submit a thesis for which a degree has already been conferred upon him/her in this Vidyapeeth or in any other university but a candidate may be allowed to incorporate his/her work in appropriate cases, which has already been submitted for the Vidyanishnat. (M. Phil.) in this or in any other Vidyapeeth, provided that he/she shall indicate this fact in a signed declaration. (Form A)
E) The thesis shall be written either in Marathi or in English Language.
F) Rules governing the presentation of the thesis are elaborated separately below.
|APPOINTMENT OF EXAMINRS|
|The thesis shall be examined by three Referees of whom two shall be external. The synopsis of the thesis submitted by the candidate under Rule 4(a) above shall be forwarded to the appropriate Vidyashakha (Faculty of Social Sciences) which shall recommend to the Vidvanmandal (Academic Council) a panel of External Referees for the thesis. The Guide of the candidate shall be the Internal Referee. In case, a candidate is working independently, the Vidyashakha (Faculty of Social Sciences) shall recommend to the Vidvanmandal (Academic Council) the name of a teacher of the Vidyapeeth who shall act as an Internal Referee. The panel of Referees prepared by the Vidyashakha shall be submitted to the Vidvanmandal for its approval. The Karyakari Mandal (Board of management) shall select two External Referees from the panel approved by the Vidvanmandal.|
|EXAMINATION, VIVA AND OPEN DEFENCE|
After submission of Thesis by the candidate and recommendations
internal referee the Karyakari Mandal (Board of management) will appoint
the two External Refrees and the Registrar will invite the referees to
exmmine the thesis. A copy of the Synopsis of the thesis given under rule 4
(a) above shall be sent to the Referees alongwith the letter of invitation.
After getting the acceptance of the invitation to examine the thesis, it becomes
the responsibility of the Registrar to send the thesis to the external referees
within two weeks from the receipt of the letter of acceptane.
B) After giving acceptance, external referees are expected to
return the thesis
C) The day, date, time and place where the will give the Viva
Voce and defend his
D) If none of the external Referees is able to remain present for the Viva Voce and the open Defence, the Kulguru on recommendation of the Head of the Department shall appoint a referee from outside or an Expert in the subject who may not be in service of the Vidyapeeth at the time of Viva-Voce of the candidate.
E) The Dean shall nominate the Chairman for the open defence
from a panel of
F) All persons interested in the topic can attend the open thesis
and they shall have
G) The examiners who are present for the Vice Voce shall submit
to the Registrar
H) If it is recommended by the referees after viva voce to award
RULES GOVERNING THE PRESNTATION OF THE THESIS
2. PAPER & TYPE:
3. THE TITLE PAGE AND TEXT ETC.:
4. ILLUSTRATIVE MATERIAL: