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CLARIFICATION REGARDING ELIGIBILITY IN M.Sc. PHYSICS

Course Name: M.Sc. Physics

Eligibility in Entrance Category, Category Id 2: (Pg. 146 of the Bulletin of Information for Admission to Postgraduate/Master's Courses (2018-2019): The phrase "having studied Physics at the undergraduate level" is to be understood in terms of the UGC guidelines for CBCS courses (http://ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/ 8023719_Guidelines-for-CBCS. pdf), Page 7, Point No. 11. In other words, this phrase is equivalent to "having obtained 24 credits in Physics courses at the undergraduate level".

 

 

Please find here information about the admission procedures for our Masters' and Ph.D. courses

The syllabus for the entrance examinations: Master and Ph.D. coureses

 

M.Sc Admission:

Eligibility Criteria for admission to M.Sc:

B.Sc (with Physics Honors), with the applicant having graduated under the  10+2+3 scheme or any equivalent scheme  from a university whose examination is recognized as equivalent to that of Delhi University and having fulfilled  all other conditions of eligibility.  The minimum qualifying marks are 55%.

OR

B.Sc (Pass/General/Programme)/B.Sc. (H) Electronics/ B.A. Sc. (H) Instrumentation /B.A. Sc. (H) Electronics with Physics as a subject and  with the applicant having graduated under the  10+2+3 scheme or any equivalent scheme  from a university whose examination is recognized as equivalent to that of Delhi University and having fulfilled all other conditions of eligibility.  The minimum qualifying marks are 60% in Physics and 60% in the overall aggregate.

OR

Undergraduate degree in any branch of Science or Engineering with Physics and Mathematics as two of the Subjects,   after  the completion of   10+2 scheme.  The examination must be recognized as equivalent to that of Delhi University and with the applicant having fulfilled  all other conditions of eligibility.  The minimum qualifying marks are 60% in Physics and 60% in the overall aggregate.

Mode of admission and distribution of seats in M.Sc course:

The number of available seats for the M.Sc Physics course is 294 (excluding PWD, CWD, foreign students, etc. whose total number is not greater than 32). Out of these, 50% (147 in number) are reserved for those students who have completed their undergraduate course in Delhi University with Physics as a subject and who satisfy the eligibility criteria defined above. The remaining 50% (147 in number) are filled on the basis of an entrance examination conducted by the department, and subject to the eligibility criteria defined above. The entrance exam is typically held in June every year. The syllabus for the entrance examination is here. Check the Delhi University’s website (http://admissions.du.ac.in) for the announcement of the examination and details.

For the distribution of seats in the various categories (General, SC,ST, OBC, etc.),  please see the Information Bulletin

M.Sc Admissions at a glance:

The chart below illustrates the statistics for admission to the M.Sc programme over the past few years.

 

Admission Year

Distribution of sanctioned seats as per Govt. of India rules

No of admitted students

 

Success rate

SC

ST

OBC

Gen

Others*

 

Total

2012-13

44

22

80

148

32

288

1:5

2013-14

44

22

80

148

32

310

1:8

2014-15

44

22

80

148

32

294

1:14

2015-16

44

22

80

148

32

294

1:15

2016-17

44

22

80

148

32

308

1:17

2017-18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Supernumerary: foreign students, PWD, etc. Refer to Information Brochure of Delhi University for M.Sc Admission

 

Ph.D Admission:

Eligibility Criteria for admission to PhD:

M.Sc in Physics, Applied Physics, Mathematics,  Chemistry, Biophysics, material Science, Astronomy  &Astrophysics, Electronics, Geophysics, Biomedical Science, Electronics, Nanoscience, or Environmental Science with the applicant having graduated under the  10+2+3 scheme or any equivalent scheme  from a university whose examination is recognized as equivalent to that of Delhi University and having fulfilled  all other conditions of eligibility.  The minimum qualifying marks are 50%.

OR

M.Tech in Chemcial Ebgineering, Electrical Engineering, mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, material Science, Electronics, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Science, Applied Optics

 

Mode of admission and distribution of seats:

Admission to the PhD programme comprises of a written examination followed by an interview. The entrance exam is typically held twice a year, normally in January and June.  Check the Delhi University’s website (http://admissions.du.ac.in) for the announcement of the examination and details.

Those in recipient of any national/international fellowship or holding a regular position in national institutes/universities are exempt from the written examination and can appear directly in the interview. The number of available seats for the PhD programme is variable. The total number of seats available in this category for 2018-19 is 40.

The university offers PhD admission and a fellowship (called the non-NET University Fellowship) to those candidates   who qualify the written and interview conducted by the department.

Candidates a valid JEST/GATE score as stipulated by the department are exempt from the written exam and are eligible for the non-NET University Fellowship.

The available seats are distributed in the various categories (General, SC,ST, OBC, etc.),  as per applicable government rules.

Non-NET University Fellowships at a glance:

The table below illustrates the success rate for non-NET Fellowships for admission to the PhD programme over the past few years.

Admission Year

Distribution of sanctioned seats for University Fellowships as per Govt. of India rules

Success rate of admission

SC

ST

OBC

Gen

Total

 

2012-13

2

1

3

6

12

1:25

2013-14

2

1

3

6

12

1:28

2014-15

2

1

3

6

12

1:23

2015-16

3

1

4

8

16

1:20

2016-17

3

1

4

8

16

1:35

2017-18

3

1

4

8

16

 

2018-19

3

1

4

8

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


M.Sc and PhD Information Bulletin for the current year (2018-19)


M.Sc and PhD Information Bulletin for the previous year (2017-18)
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