The University of Delhi has made available 649 seats of MPhil and 1072 seats of Ph.D. for international-level research opportunities and research-related courses. Despite the Corona epidemic this year, seats for research and research students have been increased.
This increase in seats is due to EWS reservations. The seats of researchers of all classes have increased, but based on the number of researchers, there has been no permanent appointment of teachers in some departments.
The reserved category candidates will get the benefit of the reservation policy of the central government. Professor Hansraj Suman, chairman of the Forum of Academics for Social Justice (University of Delhi) and a former member of the Academic Council of DU, said, “The candidates for SC and ST, OBC, PWD and EWS candidates in the admission of MPhil and Ph.D. of the Central Government Reservation will be given under the reservation policy.
Also, candidates of this category have at least 55 percent score qualification in postgraduate (masters degree) to apply for admission to MPhil and Ph.D. For reserved category candidates, a relaxation of 5 percent marks has been given.
The result of the written examination was announced on 20 November 2020 for taking admission in MPhil and Ph.D. taken by National Testing Agency. Apart from this, the department will issue a list of students who are from NET and JRF separately.
Students who have not yet had MPhil Digitization or Viva. Those students can also apply for the Ph.D. program. After doing a Ph.D., candidates will be able to choose their career as an Assistant Professor. Apart from this, there are many opportunities available in higher education.
Professor Hansraj Suman, a former member of the Academic Council of DU, said, “In January next year, there will be a meeting of the Department Research Committee. Students will be given time from 4 February to 8 February to submit the results, registration, and fees of the researchers opportunities after being named in the meeting of the Board of Research Studies.