Candidates need to satisfy the following criteria to be considered eligible for doctoral studies in select schools at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) as indicated below. For information on the schools please visit the Xavier University, Bhubaneswar homepage http://www.xub.edu.in. Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria need not apply to the school in concern.
|School||Necessary Qualification for Doctoral Studies: Candidates should have|
|XIMB||PGDM/MBA qualification and first division throughout the academic career.|
|XAHR||a. Master’s degree in Human Resource Management/ Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Business Management/ Psychology/ Law or related disciplines.
b. Master or equivalent degree AND UGC NET qualified in Subjects like- Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management.
|XSRM||MBA or equivalent, One Year PG Diploma in Rural/Development Management, Masters in any specialization the field of Management (e.g., Finance, Marketing, etc.)/ Development Studies/ Rural Development/ Development Economics/ Environmental Planning or Management/ Public Policy/ Public Systems Management|
|XUMG||Master’s in architecture, Engineering, Planning (any stream such as Urban, Regional, Transportation, Environmental, Housing etc.), Urban Design, Geography, Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, MBA or equivalent, Finance, Public Systems Management.|
|XSOS||Master or equivalent degree in any discipline|
|XCOMM||Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism/Visual Communication/Communication/Electronic Media/New media/Fine Arts/ Advertising and Public Relations/Broadcast Communication /Film Studies/English language and literature, OR a professional Degree in the stream of communication declared equivalent by the corresponding statuary regulatory body.|
|XSC||Post-graduate / MBA with specializations in accounting, finance or marketing. M.Phil. or professional qualifications like C.A. / CMA / CS shall be an added advantage.|
In all these cases, the applicants also need to secure at least 55% marks in aggregate in the Masters (or an equivalent) level. In case this score is available on a letter-grade system or grade-point system, the University expects a minimum equivalent of 55% in aggregate as per the awarding University’s norms for conversion to a percentage.
Applicants have to fill up the online application form separately for XUB programme at: www.xub.edu.in Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the application fee, the applicant will receive the confirmation by email.
The last date for applying online is February 28, 2019.
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and SOPs. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), Subject Test, Presentation, and Personal Interview to be held in Bhubaneswar. Details on X-RAT is available separately on our website. The coursework for the selected candidates will commence from July 2019.
Subject Test: Some of the schools may conduct a subject test which the shortlisted candidates need to appear. Details on the test will be communicated soon.
The Ph.D. students are expected to complete the program in 5 years. The first year of the program will be spent on coursework and the remaining years for completing subsequent steps leading to the doctoral thesis.
The coursework has been organized in 3 phases during the 1st year of the program. The students are required to complete the course-work requirements successfully (pass mark is 60% in aggregate for each phase, and 55% in individual papers). Following that, the students are required to deliver specific research seminars related to their research objectives. On successful completion of all, the student then presents the thesis proposal seminar. After the successful completion of this seminar, the student’s Ph.D. topic will be registered with Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB).
Indicative Areas of Research
Additionally, workshops may be organized as per the requirements.
|1.||Last date for On-line Application||February 28, 2019|
|2.||Conducting X-RAT (Research Aptitude Test of Xavier University Bhubaneswar)||April 06, 2019|
|3.||Subject Test (if relevant), Presentation, and Admission Interviews||April 06, 2019|
|4.||Declaration of Admission Results||April 4th week, 2019 (Tentatively)|
|5.||Issuance of admission letter to selected candidates||May 1st week, 2019 (Tentatively)|
|6.||Payment of Fees (due date)||June 1st week, 2019 (Tentatively)|
|7.||Doctoral Students’ Registration & Mentorship Program||July 08 and 09, 2019|
|8.||Course Work – Phase I||July 10 – July 31, 2019|
|9.||Course Work – Phase II||August – December End 2019|
|10.||Course Work – Phase III||January 06 – January 29, 2020|
|11.||End Term Examination||January 31 and February 01, 2020|
|12.||Comprehensive Examination (Seminar)||By June End 2020|
a) Officially/Self Sponsored Candidates: In case the organization supports the student’s PhD or the students decide to sponsor themselves, the year-wise fees will be as follows:
b) Full Scholarship Category: In case of a deserving full-time student, the academic fee will be waived.
The students will be provided accommodation on campus, if available. The residential expenses will have to be paid by the students separately as per the prevalent rate (current rate is 42,000.00 INR per year, double seated), and mess expenses as per actual. Students can also choose to stay off-campus.
All Doctoral Program admission-related queries may be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 0674 – 2377 806/878 (During office hours:- 8:30-12:30 & 1:30-5:00 on Weekdays, and 8:30-12:30 on Saturdays)