Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences RGUHS

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Nursing(M.Sc, B.Sc)

B.Pharma(Bachelor of Pharmacy)

Medical Subjects

About University

Introduction

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka a premier Health Science University in India was established on 1st June 1996 at Bangalore by the Govt. of Karnataka through its enactment of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka Act 1994 to encompass all the existing health science colleges and institutions which were earlier affiliated to the conventional universities in Karnataka with a purpose of ensuring proper and systematic instruction, teaching, training and research in modern and Indians systems of medicine.

The phenomenal increase in the number of institutions and students admitted to various courses of medical and allied health sciences warranted the need to regulate, monitor and standardize the curricula as well as the evaluation systems. The product of medical and health science professional education was to meet the societal needs for better healthcare. Hence, RGUHS had the vision to bring in uniformity in the standards of teaching and have a common curriculum for the various courses offered in different colleges across Karnataka.

RGUHS is considered one of the top universities offering the best medical education in India with initiatives to make its syllabi for different courses of world class quality taking it to the forefront of Medical education in India.

Based on the ever-changing scenario and also on the needs of the society it has been restructuring its programs and also starting new ones so that quality healthcare reaches the nooks and corners of the country.

Over View of Health Science Institutions and its Courses offered under RGUHS affiliation in the State of Karnataka



Academic Year – 2015 - 16

Faculties

UG

PG

Colleges

Intake

Admitted

Colleges

Intake

Admitted

Medical

41

5705

4890

38

2077

1944

Super Specialty

-

-

-

14

150

138

Dental

38

2650

2574

30

911

868

Ayurveda

57

3325

3283+105 (as per Court order)

30

860

707

Homeopathy

11

925

793+60 (as per Court order)

07

129

102+16 (as per Court order)

Unani

04

210

210

02

45

45

BNYS

03

245

245

02

30

22

Nursing

254

12605

9439

131

2515

1056

P.B. B. Sc (N)

162

5320

5282

-

-

-

Pharmacy

53

3650

2671

48

1628

475

Pharm D & Pharm D (PB)

33

990

945

17

170

47

Physiotherapy

28

1390

1254

23

460

208

Paramedical

39

1883

1519

12

365

209

Ph.D course

-

-

-

78

 

23

M.Sc Clinical Psychology

-

-

-

01

10

10

Hospital Administration

04

100

18

07

245

117

PSR

-

-

-

-

-

-

Fellowship

-

-

-

49

228

204

Certificate Course(Med)

-

-

-

03

12

05

Certificate Course(Den)

-

-

-

08

30

21

Total

727

38998

33270

500

9865

6217

 



Contact Us

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
4th 'T' Block, Jayanagar
Bengaluru - 560 041
Karnataka
India

Reception

080-2696 1933 / 35
PRO
080-2696 1947

Personal Sections :

Vice-Chancellor

080-2696 1926Fax - 080-2696 1927            e-Mail ID - vc@rguhs.ac.in

Registrar

080-2696 1928Fax - 080-2696 1929            e-Mail ID - registrar@rguhs.ac.in

Registrar [Eva]

080-2696 1930Fax - 080-2696 1931            e-Mail ID - registrareva@rguhs.ac.in



Regional Centers

Belagavi

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
Regional Centre, JNMC Campus, 
Belagavi - 590 010

Phone : 0831-2473161

 
Gulbarga
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
Regional Centre, M.R Medical College Campus, 
Sedam Road, 
Gulbarga - 585 105

Phone : 08472-262959

Departments
 
Authority
Advance Research Wing
Curriculum Development Cell
College Development Council
Student Welfare
Engineering
Entrance Test Cell
Finance
Institute of Public Health and Centre for Disease Control
Ph.D Guides
Research and Developement
Rguhs Regional Centers
Senate Elections - 2015



Duration of Courses

Courses

UG

PG

PG Diploma

Ayurveda

5 ½ years

3 years

Homoeopathy

5 ½ years

3 years

Unani

5 ½ years

3 years

BNYS

5 years

3 years

Nursing


PB B.Sc (N)

4 years

2 years

2 years

B.Pharm

Pharm D 

Pharm D (PB)

4 years

6 years

3 years

2 years

-

-




Medical-Admission
 
  • Which are the colleges approved by RGUHS for the medical courses?
  • The List of colleges approved for the year 2013-14 can be obtained from the colleges section on the Home page of University www.rguhs.ac.in
 
  • What are the eligibility criteria to get admission into MBBS course?
  • Please refer University website under Course option
 
  • What is the total duration of the course?
  • Please refer University website under Course option
 
  • Is it necessary to take entrance examination to get admission in Government Medical Colleges of Karnataka affiliated to RGUHS?
  • The admission to Government Medical Colleges is only through merit based on the Common Entrance examination conducted by KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) or through All India Entrance Examination (AIEE)
 
  • Is it necessary to take entrance examination to get admission under management quota in a private medical college?
  • Even for management quota seats (except NRI quota) you should have qualified and obtained merit in respective entrance examinations.
    a. To take admission in COMED K affiliated colleges, you should have qualified in COMED K entrance examination conducted by COMED -K.
    b. To take admission in KRLM affiliated colleges, you should have qualified in KRLM entrance examination conducted by KRLM.
 
  • What are the Criteria for examination term fixation in PG Degree & PG Diploma
  • The minimum attendance required for each academic year is 80% , if you are attendance is less than 20% (i.e. less than 72 days) in each academic year your examination term in not altered.
    PG degree-duration 3 years, PG diploma duration -2 years 
    a. If your absence for an academic year is more than 72 days and less than 6 months duration then your examination term is postponed by one term (i.e. 6 months)
    b. If your absence for an academic year is more than 6 months and less than 1 year then your examination term is postponed by 2 terms. (i.e. 1 year).
    After obtaining PG diploma if you are interested in doing PG degree in the same speciality you will get one year exemption.
 
  • After completing PG Degree in one speciality can the student pursue PG degree in different speciality?
  • Yes- If candidate has completed PG degree in one speciality, he is eligible to pursue another PG degree (provided he has completed the earlier one)
 
Nursing-Admission / Affiliation - Students
For students
  • What are the different Nursing courses available/ approved by RGUHS?
  • Rajiv Gandhi University has the Following Courses under Nursing Faculty
  • Bachelors in Nursing ( B.Sc Nursing)
  • Post basic Bachelors in Nursing( P B B Sc Nursing)
  • Masters in Nursing ( M Sc Nursing)
 
  • Which are the colleges approved by RGUHS for the above Nursing courses?
  • The List of colleges approved for the year 2013-14 can be obtained from the colleges section on the Home page of University www.rguhs.ac.in
 
  • What are the eligibility criteria to get admission into these courses?
    The eligibility criteria vary for the above three courses. The details can be obtained from the UG and PG brochure under admission section on the home page. The broad details are as follows
    For B Sc Nursing
    • A candidate seeking admission should have passed two year pre university or equivalent examination recognised by RGUHS with science subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry & Biology and in addition to English. For further details refer to www.aiu.org
    • Candidate should have obtained at least 45% of total marks in science subjects and English of the qualifying exam. If belonging to schedule caste or tribe of Karnataka only, should have obtained not less than 40% marks. 
    For PB B Sc Nursing 
    • Should have passed General nursing and Midwifery course
    For M Sc Nursing 
    • Should have passed B Sc/ PB B Sc nursing with 55% marks
    • Should have one year experience from the date of issue of Final year marks card/registration in the state nursing council
 
  • As a foreign national am I eligible for admission in these colleges?
  • There are two types of colleges – Government and private
    You can apply only in private colleges provided you satisfy the eligibility criteria. The fees differ for foreign students/SAARC countries and the rest.
 
  • What is the fee to be paid for each of these courses to RGUHS?
  • The details of fees to be paid to RGUHS will be updated every year under the admission section on the home page. College fees can be ascertained from the respective colleges.
 
  • What is the mode of admission into Government and private nursing colleges?
  • The admission for government colleges and government seats in private colleges is through counselling conducted by RGUHS on behalf of the Government of Karnataka. The remaining seats in private colleges are filled by the colleges as per the guidelines of Government of Karnataka.
 
  • What is the total duration of the course?
  • The duration of the course is available on the Course option on RGUHS home page.
 
Nursing-Admission / Affiliation : Colleges
 
  • What is the last date for admissions?
  • The complete calendar of events is hosted every year in the website under admission section. This includes the details of last date of online submission, submission of hard copies and also original documents to the university.
 
  • What should the colleges do if they are not able to upload the admission data online before the last date and time?
  • Make every attempt to upload the data on day-to-day basis till the last date and time in order to avoid last minute rush. 
    If still not able to complete the uploading, then
  • Contact the system administrator at RGUHS whose number is 080
  • If still problem persists, send an email to rguhsregistrar@gmail.com and also to rguhsadmissions@gmail.com immediately before the specified last day for admission containing the details of all the students admitted.
  • Submit the hard copy of email or the hard copy of the list of admissions in person directly to the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor/Registrar on the very next working day and obtain an acknowledgement.
 
  • What is the procedure for admission approval?
  • The colleges have to upload the list of candidates online and also submit all original documents to the University within the date and time mentioned in the calendar of events.
  • The submitted documents will be verified in the presence of the college principals on the date and time allotted to each college. The colleges are advised to submit along with the admission statement the copies of the permission from the respective apex bodies, permission letter from the Government of Karnataka, RGUHS notification, all the original marks cards, eligibility certificates, experience certificate, caste and category certificates, rank cards (wherever applicable), complete fee paid receipts and any other relevant documents. If all the documents are in order, the admission approval will be issued immediately.
 
  • What will happen if the college is not able to submit documents on time?
  • All the affiliated institutes of the University are instructed to strictly adhere to the calendar of events for the particular faculty hosted on the website from time to time. Any delay in submission of documents leads to disapproval of admission and such candidates have to be discharged from the institute immediately and same needs to be reported to the Registrar.
 
Nursing : Affiliation related information to the colleges :
 
  • What is the procedure to start new colleges/new courses, increase in intake of seats in the existing courses of affiliated colleges?
  • Any Government/autonomous body or Trust desirous of starting a new colleges/course should apply for affiliation in the prescribed format after paying the requisite fees of the University within the stipulated time based on the calendar of events for that academic year in response to the notification issued by the university in the news paper/website. Usually, this notification is issued in the month of November/December of every year.
 
  • What is the procedure for grant of affiliation?
  • After receipt of application from institutions for starting fresh colleges, University will inspect the colleges for infrastructure, manpower, equipments and other requirements available in the institute.
    Based on the inspection committee report, decisions of academic council and syndicate, necessary recommendations will be sent to Government of Karnataka for issue of essentiality & feasibility certificate and consent of affiliation to the respective apex bodies (wherever applicable). Following the issue of EC/FC by Government of Karnataka and approval of the respective apex body, affiliation notification will be issued by RGUHS.
 
  • What is the procedure for continuation of affiliation?
  • The affiliated institutes should apply for continuation of affiliation in the prescribed format after paying the requisite fees of the University within the stipulated date and time based on the calendar of events for that academic year in response to the notification issued by the university in the news paper/website. Usually, this notification is issued in the month of November/December of every year.
 
  • What is the fee to be paid for affiliation?
    The complete fee for starting new colleges/fresh courses , increase in intake of existing courses/continuation of affiliation in affiliated colleges is hosted on the website under affiliation section.
 
  • Can an Institute apply for Permanent affiliation?
    A college which has completed at least five years of satisfactory performances and has fulfilled all the conditions of affiliation and has attained the academic and administrative standards as prescribed by the concerned Apex Body like Medical Council of India / Dental Council of India/AICTE/PCI/CCIM/CCH/INC/UGC and the University from time to time, shall be eligible for grant of permanent affiliation.
International Students

 

  • How do I approach the University or any of the affiliated institution?
  • In person or through e-mail. The University may be contacted through e-mailing rguhsregistrar@gmail.com and rguhsadmissions@gmail.com. University interacts in person, only with the aspiring students and their parents with proper identification proof between 3.30 p.m. and 5.00 p.m.
 
  • How should I go about to become a student of RGUHS?
  • First decide the course you want to pursue. Next find out the institutions offering the course and its location. Next procure the details about the institutions from the institutions’ website. Please be aware of unscrupulous elements who might claim to represent the University or Institution or offer help in transacting with them. It is therefore advised that the concerned should personally verify all aspects directly without any intermediaries.
 
  • How do I verify about the college?
  • Find out about the college’s affiliation to the University for the concerned academic year in the Institutional and University web site. If not found, please correspond to registraradmissions@gmail.com. For other facilities in the chosen institution, Please access the institutional web site. 
 
  • When does the course commence?
  • The calendar of events indicating the commencement of course for every course offered by the University is available in the University web site. The same is usually followed for every subsequent year. For confirmation, please e-mail rguhsadmissions@gmail.com.
 
  • What is the last date of admission?
  • The calendar of events indicating last date of admission for every course offered by the University is available in the University web site. More or less the same period is usually followed for every subsequent year. For confirmation, please e-mail rguhsadmissions@gmail.com.
 
  • How is the procedure for admission?
  • Find out about your eligibility to join the course. Obtain the eligibility certificate from the University. After that, complete the admission procedures by directly corresponding with the college authorities. 
 
  • How do I obtain eligibility Certificate?
  • Download the application form for eligibility certificate of foreign/NRI/SAARC category. Find out the category you belong to. Find out about your eligibility. Read the application form thoroughly and fill up all the information completely. Scan all the documents asked for and attach them. If the documents are in foreign language except English, the translated version should be certified by the respective Government of the country or the issuing authority. Pay the determined fees in equivalent Indian rupees through bank. Also enclose a letter of introduction by the embassy.
 
  • Whether obtaining eligibility certificate ensures admission in any of the affiliated colleges?
    No.
 
  • How do I determine my eligibility for a particular course?
  • You should have passed the minimum qualifying examination with minimum required percentage in the subjects specified therein in the recognised course and from the recognised institutions. Please get it confirmed through www.aiuweb.org. For additional information, please correspond with the Principal of the concerned college or University with rguhsregistrar@gmail.com and rguhsadmissions@gmail.com.
 
Examination
These Frequently Asked Questions will be constantly updated to address any new queries or concerns. Do email us at registrar_evaluation@yahoo.co.in with any queries or concerns you may have about the issues related to examination section.
 
  • Whom shall I contact for any grievance related to exam matters?
  • You have to send your request through your Principal/Dean with relevant documents addressed to Registrar(Evaluation).
 
  • Where do I find previous exam question papers?
  • You may contact University Librarian of RGUHS in this regard or visit our website www.rguhs.ac.in
 
  • I have met with an accident involving the arm used for writing. What sort of support do I get?
  • University will provide a suitable scribe if an application is received through Principal/Head of the Institutions where the student is studying.
 
  • How many times can I attempt the particular exam
  • It differs from faculty to faculty. Please refer to respective RGUHS ordinance which is available on RGUHS website or from Prasaranga.
 
  • Information on carry over system in each faculty?
  • It differs from faculty to faculty, Please refer to respective RGUHS ordinance which is available on RGUHS website or from Prasaranga.
 
  • My result is withheld, what should I do?
  • There could be various reasons for your results being withheld. Generally, the result is withheld due to the following reasons. Hence before approaching exam section student must check the following:- 
    a) Non-payment of examination fees from the college
    b) Non approval of your admission 
    c) Non receiving of your application from your college
    d) Non activation of your application online from college
    e) Non availability of Invigilator diary
    f) Non submission of original hard copies and hard copies of freezed Internal Assessment marks (Theory and/or Practical)
    g) Non Entry of internal assessment marks by the college
    h) You have been booked for Malpractice
    i) Error in writing answer book code in invigilator diary
    j) Errors in writing register no. in answer booklet and bubbling
    k) Non Entry/Wrong Entry of Theory or practical marks by Evaluators
    l) Answering Wrong QP codes
    m) Entering wrong QP codes
    n) Etc.,

You may approach university only after your college verifies all the above mentioned checks and issues a letter forwarded by your principal.

 
  • I am not able to download my exam application from RGUHS website, What should I do?
  • There could be various reasons for non availability of your application. Generally, the exam application is not issued for the following reasons. Hence before approaching exam section student must check the following:- 
    a) You may not be eligible for said examination
    b) Your previous results is still withheld
    c) Non approval of your admission
    d) You might have been booked for Malpractice previously
    e) Eligible candidates may download exam application form website
    www.rguhsexam.eadminaargees.com

You may approach the University only after your college verifies the above mentioned checks and issues a letter

 
  • Is there any provision for revaluation?
  • No there is no provision of revaluation of answer scripts
 
  • Is there a provision for retotaling?
  • Yes. Student has an option of applying for Re-Totaling of marks within 10 days after announcement of results by paying prescribed fees through Principal of college only
 
  • Can I get photo copies of my answer books and valuation slips?
  • Yes. Photo copies of answer books and valuation slips are issued to respective students who have paid the prescribed fees within 10 days after announcement of results.
 
  • Are there any recommended books to study for success in the Examination?
  • Yes there is list of recommended books approved by university, mentioned in the particular ordinance
 
  • Can I get a refund for the exam fees paid for which I have enrolled but I am unable to appear for it?
  • No. There is no provision for refund of the application fee and examination fees once it’s remitted to university account
 
  • How many times the University conducts the examination in a year?
  • The University conducts examinations twice a year in each faculty
 
  • What are the various Certificates/ Documents provided by the Examination Section of the University?
  • The following certificates/documents are issued to the students: a>Marks Card, b>Provisional Degree Certificate, c> Degree Certificate, d> Conslidated marks card, e>. Transcript, f>. Rank Certificate, g>. Merit certificate, h>. Gold medal and certificate, i>. Duplicate marks card, k>. Duplicate degree certificate, l>. HRD verification certificate etc.,
 
  • When University Convocation will be held?
  • RGUHS conducts its convocation usually in the month of March (preferably last week). The information regarding conduct of convocation will be announced on University website
 
  • What is the procedure for obtaining degree certificate from RGUHS?
  • Degree certificate will be issued to successful students following convocation (after March of the following year). In-absentia certificate will be posted to the permanent residential address mentioned in the application
 
  • I am a gold medalist and I am not able to attend convocation. Can it be posted to my address?
  • There is no provision for sending gold medal by post. You may receive it anytime after convocation from Registrar (Evaluation)
 
  • I secured highest marks in my course. I guess I am rank holder. When would I know about my rank?
  • Rank list will be hosted on the University website after completion of retotaling process
 
  • I have secured highest marks in my course. Am I eligible for gold medal?
  • You are eligible for gold medal if the same is instituted in the particular subject/exam and if you fulfill all other prescribed criteria
 
  • What is the procedure for obtaining transcript/consolidation marks card?
  • The student can apply for transcript/consolidated marks card in the prescribed form available at RGUHS website along with prescribed fee
 
  • What is the procedure for obtaining duplicate degree certificate?
  • Candidate can download the requisition form for duplicate Degree certificate available at www.rguhs.ac.in and apply enclosing a copy of police complaint (FIR copy), affidavit copy and prescribed fees
 
  • I have lost all my marks cards. How can I get duplicate marks card?
  • Candidate can download the requisition form for duplicate marks card/s available at www.rguhs.ac.in and apply enclosing a copy of police complaint (FIR copy), affidavit copy and prescribed fees
 
  • Kindly give us helpline no. or email id.
  • You may call 080-26961930 FAX 080-26961931 or mail @ registrar_evaluation@yahoo.co.in
 
PhD (Research and Development)
  • I am interested to do Ph D. Where do I get the required information?
  • When you first aspire to do your Ph.D through RGUHS you should log on to the RGUHS website at www.rguhs.ac.in. The Home Page opens and you get the link Department of Research Development there. Here you will find detailed information on the Ph.D Programmes, Departments recognised for Ph.D programme, Recognised guides, application and other details. Carefully read and even download this information and choose your area of research based on this information.
 
  • When should I apply for the Research Degree Programme?
  • The University advertises for research programmes twice in a year. The application enrolment dates will be notified by the University around the months of April-May and October–November every year. The admission advertisement will be on RGUHS website and also in the newspapers. A letter also will be sent to all Principals informing the same. Please visit RGUHS web site for Admission calendar of Events.
 
  • What is the eligibility criteria for admission?
  • Candidates who have obtained Master’s Degree in the Health Science courses of RGUHS or a PG degree considered, as equivalent by this University are eligible for enrolment for Ph.D Course in this University.
 
  • How do I get the application form? Where is the filled-in application form to be submitted?
  • The Application Form is placed on the Website. You may download the Application form. The application forms are to be submitted to the Department of Research and Development, RGUHS, 4th ‘T’ Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore – 560 041.
 
  • Which are the documents to be attached with the admission application form?
  • You must ensure that the Application Fee, as indicated in the Advertisement, is remitted in the form of challan No. 1 in favour of Registrar, RGUHS. Payment to be made at any branch of State Bank of Mysore. This shall be done before the last date indicated in the Advertisement and is attached with your Application Form.
  • You must ensure that copies of all documents testifying the information submitted by you in the Application are attached with your Application Form.
  • You are required to attach a research proposal with your Application form. You must study the Guidelines and prepare a Research Proposal accordingly.
  • You have to attach a letter of consent from the proposed Guide / supervisor. You have to attach NOC from the Principal of the college through which you are registering for Ph.D programme. If you are faculty of RGUHS then you have to submit NOC from your HOD and the Principal of your college.
 
  • What is the Programme Fee?
  • Please see the Annexure 1 for the fee details.
 
  • What is the duration of Ph.D?
  • The maximum durations of the Ph.D Programme for those who register for Part time programme is 5 years and for those register for full time is 3 years.
 
  • Who are eligible for Part time Ph D programme ?
  • Only teaching faculty working in RGUHS affiliated colleges are eligible.
 
  • Please tell us about the process of scrutiny of the application form and the role of the Ph D Registration Committee?
  • Upon the receipt of your Application Form at the Research Department, RGUHS, an initial scrutiny will be made to examine if all the essential conditions of eligibility are met and relevant documents are attached with the Application Form.
  • There is a Ph D Registration Committee in each Discipline which is vested with the power to examine the Application Form, decide and manage admissions in the Research Programmes. You will be informed to appear before the Ph D Registration Committee along with your guide/supervisor and make a presentation of your Research proposal. Later the Committee will advise you to revise and resubmit your Research Proposal for which reasonable time will be given to you. Otherwise if it is found suitable you will be provisionally registered for Ph.D programme.
 
  • Do I need to present my Research Proposal?
  • Yes, Candidates are called for Interview/ Presentation of Research Proposal before the Ph D Registration Committee of the Discipline. The Ph D Registration Committee may give guidance on your Research proposal.
 
  • Please explain the process of finalization of admission.
  • The proceedings of the Ph D Registration Committee will be sent to Vice Chancellor for final approval, after which Provisional Registration letter will be sent by the Research Department to the candidates. This Letter will inform the candidate about her/ his selection and advise her/him to deposit the required fee for the Ph.D Programme within a stipulated time. It is only when you deposit the fee that you are admitted to the Research Programme technically. Please note that failure to deposit the fee within the stipulated time will result in the cancellation of your admission.
 
  • Is it necessary that the topic of research be finalised at the time of taking admission?
  • Yes. Your Topic of Research and Research Proposal are finalised at the time of admission. If your topic of research and the Research Proposal are not finalised at the time of interview you may be given sufficient time to work on your research topic to finalize the title, methodology, research approach, and such aspects of your work as are advised by the Ph D Registration Committee. You will be guided by your supervisor in this matter. You should again make a presentation before committee and if committee accepts your research proposal then provisional Registration letter will be issued.
 
  • When will be my provisional registration is confirmed?
  • The provisional registration of a candidate will be confirmed only he/she passes the Pre-Ph.D examination conducted by the University.
 
  • When will I be eligible to write Pre Ph.D examination?
  • The candidate will be eligible to appear for the Pre Ph.D examination only after the completion of one year from the date of provisional registration provided his/her first half yearly progress report is found satisfactory.
 
  • Who is eligible to guide research?
  • All Research Supervisors approved by RGUHS in accordance with the Ordinance on Research Degree Programmes can guide research students.
 
  • How is the progress of a student monitored?
  • The Progress of the research student shall be monitored by the Guides. However, Candidates have to forward the six monthly progress reports in the prescribed format through his / her guide for placing the same before the Ph D Registration Committee. The recommendation of the Ph D Registration Committee will be intimated to the candidates. In case of unsatisfactory progress the candidate has to resubmit the report after attending the comments. Non-submission of timely report, the University reserves the right to cancel the registration under Clauses 10 of the Ordinance.
 
  • Is there any requirement for presentation of research work before submission of final synopsis?
  • All Ph.D candidates before submitting their final synopsis shall present his/her research work before the Ph.D Registration Committee and subject experts on a suitable date fixed by the University and should get approval for writing the final synopsis and thesis.
 
  • Is there any requirement for publication of research paper before submission of thesis.
  • All Ph.D candidates before submitting their Ph.D thesis to the University should have published a minimum of three research papers from his/her original research work. But in case of Pharmacy faculty candidate has to publish four research papers.
 
  • What is the maximum permissible duration after registration for the Ph.D programme?
  • The maximum duration after registration for the Ph.D Programme shall be five years in case of part time programme and three years in case of full time programme. However, maximum period shall be seven years from the date of provisional registration for all categories. i.e., for both full time and part time Ph.D students.
  • The maximum duration can be extended by a maximum of one year with the permission of the Vice Chancellor. The request for extension shall have to be moved by the research student through the Supervisor and the Doctoral Committee. In such cases, a prescribed fee will have to be paid by the student for the period of extension.
 
  • What is the process of submission of Dissertation/Thesis?
  • The candidate who has completed the minimum prescribed period of three or five years for full time and part time candidates respectively from the date of his/her provisional registration and not less than three months before the expirty of the maximum period prescribed for submission thesis,
  • may submit an application along with five copies of approved final synopsis of the thesis through the Guide, the Head of the Department and head of the Institution, to the Ph.D Registration Committee for permission to submit the thesis. He/she shall also submit a copy of the final synopsis to the concerned Head of the Department/Institution.
  • After the approval, four copies of the approved final synopsis shall be sent by the Ph.D Registration Committee, to the Registrar (Evaluation), who shall proveed with the constitution of Board of examiners for the adjudication of the Ph.D thesis and keep it ready pending the submission of the thesis.
  • After the approval of the final synopsis and permission from the Ph.D Registration Committee, candidate shall submit with his/her application four copies of the thesis (also in the form of CD as well) embodying the details of the research carried out by him/ her within six months after the approval of synopsis. The Thesis shall include a Certificate signed by the guide about the originality of your research work in the prescribed format.
 
  • Who will examine my thesis?
  • For the adjudication of Ph.D thesis, a board of three examiners shall be appointed by the Registrar (E) in consultation with Vice Chancellor. The Guide of the candidate shall normally be the Chairman of the Board of the Examiners, who shall also act as coordinator and internal examiner. The thesis will be examined by External Experts nominated by the Vice Chancellor. The report of the examiners in each case will be submitted on the prescribed format.
 
  • What are the steps to be taken if any modification/re-submission of the thesis is suggested?
  • In case any examiner suggests certain modifications and re-submission of the thesis, the same will be communicated to you and you will be asked to re-submit the thesis incorporating all the modifications within six months. The supervisor/s will ensure that the suggestions of the examiner are adequately addressed. The modified thesis shall be referred again to the examiner concerned for re-evaluation.
 
  • Under what circumstances a thesis is rejected?
  • If one of the examiners does not recommend the thesis for the award of a Ph.D degree, the thesis shall be referred to another examiner for independent evaluation. However, if this examiner also rejects the Thesis, the Thesis shall be rejected by the University.
 
  • Do I get to know the reports received from the examiners?
  • Yes. The reports received from examiners of the thesis will be shown to you beforehand so as to enable you to address the issues raised therein while preparing to defend the thesis during the viva-voce examination.
 
  • What is the process of thesis defence during viva-voce?
  • An open defence of the thesis in the viva-voce shall be conducted at the department through which the candidate has registered for Ph.D programme, by a panel comprising one of the external examiners nominated by the Vice Chancellor, Co-guide and the guide of the candidate. The guide concerned usually be the Chairperson of the panel. The guide also be the convener of the panel. The date for open defence, venue, and topic of the thesis with a brief abstract shall be communicated to the Department of Research and Development by the guide.
  • This will also be given wide publicity to facilitate larger participation in the session. There will be one University representative as observer. The teachers and research scholars of the concerned departments/institutions may be invited as a observers only to attend the viva-voce examination.
  • A joint report of the viva-voce examination of the Ph.D candidate will be submitted to the Department of Research and Development by the examiners on the prescribed format. The candidate shall be declared for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, only on the unanimous recommendations of the members of the board of examiners after the viva-voce examination. Members of the Board Examiners for the Vice-Voce examination shall report specifically on whether the candidate’s performance in the examination is satisfactory and therefore be considered for the award of Ph.D degree or not.
 
  • What happens if the performance in the Viva-Voce is not satisfactory?
  • In case of examiners are not satisfied with the performance of the candidate in the Viva-Voce examination, the candidate shall be permitted to undergo the Viva-Voce examination for a second time after a period of three months. No candidate shall be permitted to take the viva-voce examination on more than two occasions.
 
  • Is there any Research and Teaching Assistantship Scheme in RGUHS?
  • No. The University do not provide any financial assistance.