WUD PhD Programme

Applications are invited for admission to Full Time and Part Time Ph.D. Programmes under disciplines of Visual Art & Design. Admission to the Ph.D. Programmes will be made through a written test and Interview.
The Disciplines of Design and Visual Arts may include inter-disciplinary and/or focused research areas within Applied Arts and Visual Communication, Graphic Communication Design, Animation & Game Design, Curatorial Practices in Arts, Fashion Art, Art & Design History, Contemporary Art Practice etc. A design background is not essential and applicants from other disciplines are welcome.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (QUALIFYING EXAM)

To be eligible to apply for admission to the PhD Program, applicants must have at least one of the following qualifications:

1. Indian Students:

a) Master’s degree with 55% aggregate marks in a relevant discipline or equivalent, subject to clearing written test and Interview;
b) Other conditions as prescribed in the Guidelines for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes.
c) (5% relaxation to SC/ ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates)

2. International Students:

a) A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent,from a reputed University.
b) A score of at least 6.5 in IELTS or equivalent qualifying test for English language.
c) Proven writing skills.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

An applicant will be short listed for interview on the basis of his/ her score in the entrance examination conducted by the university.
The final selection for admission in Ph.D. will be based on the performance in Entrance Test (40% weightage) and presentation/Interview (60% weightage). The candidate must score a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance test to be eligible to appear for the interview.

Note: Students who have cleared any PhD entrance exam recognized by UGC, or National Level tests like UGC/CSIR NET, DBT (JRF), ICMR, DST (INSPIRE), etc. or any other University’s PhD or equivalent entrance test will directly go to Step 2.

FEE DETAILS

1. Fee for Full-time

Rs. 1,00,000 PA

2. Fee for Part-time

Rs. 65,000 PA

3. Application Fee

Rs. 1,000

4. Registration Fee

Rs. 25,000

5. Thesis evaluation Fee

Rs. 20,000


Modes of Payment
(i) Demand Draft/ Pay Order in favour of " World University of Design " payable at Sonipat, Haryana.
(ii) Online transfer to: World University of Design, Axis bank, Hauz Khas, A/c No. 917010084355456, IFSC: UTIB0000552, New Delhi.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested candidates would send in an application along with required documents to the Chair of the PhD program at phd@wud.ac.in. The documentation required consists of –
1. Filled & scanned Application form (downloaded from www.wud.ac.in) with scanned copies of documents in support of eligibility.
2. A typed 500 word detailed statement of the proposed research project.
3. Copy of Curriculum vitae
4. A portfolio of creative works, if relevant
5. Scores from any PhD entrance exam recognized by UGC (NET/ JRF)/ CSIR (NET/ JRF)/ ICAR (JRF/ SRF) examination/ GATE/ GPAT score card/ ICAR Teacher Fellowship or any other University’s PhD or equivalent entrance test, if available.

ADMISSION REQUISITES/ CONDITIONS

• Admission in a particular discipline will be available subject to availability of seats with the advisor from the University or under the guidance of adjunct faculty after the approval of University.
• Applicants who qualify UGC (NET/ JRF)/ CSIR (NET/ JRF)/ ICAR (JRF/ SRF) examination/ GATE/ GPAT score card/ ICAR Teacher Fellowship are exempted from Ph.D. entrance test.(GATE/GPAT score should be valid at the time of admission.)
• The final selection for admission in Ph.D. is based on the performance in Entrance Test (40% weightage) and presentation/ Interview (60% weightage) subject to scoring minimum marks in the Interview. However, if anyone is exempted from entrance test in lieu of above mentioned tests, then 100% weightage will be given to Interview only.
• 5% relaxation to SC/ ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled applicants.
• Interviews will be conducted in the afternoon of the same day as that of entrance examination.
• Candidates can download application form Here

IMPORTANT DATES

Rounds

Deadline

Last date for Submission of Form

06 Jan 2020 *

Date of Entrance Exam

19 Jan 2020

Date of Interview

19 Jan 2020

Selection Notification

25 Jan 2020


* Last date for Submission of Form Extended till 11th January



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