With the motto of ‘Education at your doorstep’ Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), was established in August 1982. Located in Hyderabad, the university was formerly known as Andhra Pradesh Open University and has a wide network of 206 study centers spread throughout the state of Andhra Pradesh.
The university in collaboration with Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad invites applications from the eligible candidate for the admission to the following PhD/ MPhil Programme.
Name of the Courses for admission in Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University 2013
The University offers MPhil and PhD programmes in the following 6 courses
- Development Statistics
- Political Science and Public Administration
Important Dates for admission in Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University 2013
- Last date for Submission of filled in application forms: 22 February 2013
- Date for written test at 14 centres: 17 March 2013
- Tentative date for interview: 6 April 2013 & 7 April 2013
Eligibility Criteria for admission in Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University 2013
Educational Qualification (for both the courses): Masters degree in concerned subject with at least 55% marks. However, candidates who have passed UGC NET or other National-level test for JRF, MPhil Degree holders FIP (UGC) candidates may be exempted from the Entrance Test for PhD admission.
Selection Procedure for Admission in Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University 2013:
Candidates applying for either of the courses will be selected on the basis of written test followed by an interview. The selected candidates will have to attend the compulsory Course Work for eight weeks from last week of April 2013.
How to Apply for Admission in Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University 2013:
Candidates can send application form along with DD to the Coordinator (Research Programmes), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Begumpet, Hyderabad - 500 016.
Application Fee: Application form fee for applying for the course is Rs 100 that can be obtained either in Cash or Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘Director, CESS’ in any Nationalised bank from 10 am to 5 pm during working days.
Besides this, candidates will have to pay registration fee of Rs 500 for directly obtained applications and Rs 600 for downloaded applications by Cash or DD drawn in favour of ‘Director, CESS’ payable at Hyderabad.
Candidates can also write to Coordinator (Research Programmes), CESS, Hyderabad (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) in case of any communication/ enquiries related to the course.
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