Research has always been an area of paramount importance to Jagan Nath University.
The University has a strong commitment to high quality research for quality education
and enhances the professional competence of the students rich in knowledge and innovative
in approach. The University offers research programmes leading to the award of Ph.D.
degree to the students who have completed studies beyond master's degrees, and who
have demonstrated their academic ability in oral and written examinations and through
original research presented in the form of a dissertation (thesis) in a wide array
of disciplines in Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Engineering, Law etc.
The broad objectives of the Ph.D. programme are not only to keep pace with the expanding
frontiers of knowledge but also to provide research training relevant to the socio-cultural
and economic factors. The goal of PhD programs is to train students to become top
class researchers who can be part of the global research ecosystem, and contribute
to research organizations and research universities across the world.
A Ph.D. degree programme enable the students to deepen their knowledge of their
chosen area of specialization and carry out independent scientific research in a
specific field,the findings and conclusions of which will be of direct benefit to
their home country or region. On completion, the candidates are required to present
and defend a dissertation or thesis before an academic panel. The original and significant
research required for the dissertation is a creative achievement of publishable
quality and a significant contribution in a scholarly field. The content of the
dissertation should constitute novel and original research that advances the knowledge
in the specific field, and as such proves the capability of the candidate to carry
out independent research. The dissertation is evidence of the candidate's depth
of knowledge and level of comprehension of the field's methodology, theoretical
construction, and empirical evidence. The award of Ph.D. degree is in recognition
of high academic achievements, independent research and application of knowledge
to the solution of technical and scientific problems.
The Ph.D., degree is awarded to a candidate, who, as per the regulations, has submitted
a thesis on the basis of original research work done by him/her in any particular
discipline or more than one discipline (interdisciplinary), that makes a contribution
to the advancement of knowledge or to innovative methods of application of existing
knowledge, so as to contribute to the betterment of lives of the people and has
had the thesis approved by suitably constituted examiners as per requirement.
Candidates seeking admission to Ph.D. programmes should get the application from
the Deputy Registrar (Academic) only after mentioning the Research Supervisor in
the discipline concerned on payment of Rs. 1000/- through Demand Draft in favour
of ‘Jagan Nath University, payable at Jaipur or can be downloaded from the website
. the filled in application should be submitted on or before the prescribed date.
If the application is downloaded from the website the candidate should remit the
cost of application while submitting the application.
The candidate should enclose the following along with the filled in application:
List of registered Ph.D Candidates of Intake-I
Application form for recognition as Research Guide
- A research proposal (not exceeding 500 words) mentioning the broad area of investigation
and its justification
- copy of PG degree certificate and consolidated mark statement
- copy of the fellowship award certificate (if any)
- passport size photograph (pasted on the application form)
- sponsorship certificate, (if any)
- copy of publication(s), (if any)
- service certificate (if applicable)
- No Objection Certificate, (if applicable)
- Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected