Admission to Ph.D. in Yoga

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Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. in Yoga to be conducted at University’s Main campus at Belur during the academic session 2019-20.

Current Research

The Department of Sports Science and Yoga conducts scientific research on the physiological and psychological changes due to yogic practices and their applications in human performance, cognitive neuroscience, tolerance to hazardous environment and areas related to alleviation of human suffering to enhance quality of life. Applications are invited for Ph.D. program in Yoga from students who have completed M.A / M.Sc in Yoga. Students who have completed M.Sc in various science subjects and who have an interest on Yoga, are also encouraged to apply.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. M.Sc. Yoga/ M.A Yoga from a recognised University with UGC-NET (preferably JRF)
  2. M.Sc. in other scientific disciplines which fits into various aspects of Yoga (for example, Physiology, Physics, Psychology, Biophysics, Nutrition, Biochemistry etc.) with NET qualification in relevant major.
  3. M.B.B.S/ B.H.M.S/B.A.M.S
  4. Minimum 55% marks in the Masters degree (5% relaxation in minimum eligibility marks for SC, ST, PH and OBC candidates)

Note: Students appearing for final exam of Masters degree in 2019 can apply with mark sheet of first year exam. Click here for Model Question Paper for Ph.D. in Yoga

Age limit:

  • 30 years as on 01-08-2019 (General category). Age relaxation for reserved categories as per UGC rules.

Application procedure

Candidates should apply ONLINE (or, OFFLINE application in prescribed format) with the following documents,

  • Certificate / Final mark sheet of M.A/M.Sc. degree (candidates appearing for final exam of Master’s degree can submit mark sheet of first year)
  • NET/JRF certificate, if applicable,
  • One page research proposal stating the field/project of interest

Selection procedure

(i) Shortlisted JRF candidates will be contacted and called for interview.
(ii) Shortlisted non-JRF candidates will have to appear for Research Eligibility Test (RET)

How to apply

A. Apply online and pay online

Online Application Portal :

New applicants have to first register on the Online Application Portal, then Login and Apply.

After successfully submitting the application form, pay the Application fee (INR 300.00) online from the same Portal.

(While applying online, attach the scan copies of your passport size photo and mark-sheets.)

Once Application form is successfully submitted and fee is paid, Admit Card can be downloaded and printed from the Online Application Portal.

Applicants need to bring the Admit Card on the day of the entrance examination. Alternatively, they may carry  their Admit Card (PDF) in their smart phone.

Last date of application: 15 July, 2019

B. Apply offline : Submit duly filled Application Form at the University Office

Application forms can also be collected free of charge from RKMVERI Reception Counter at Belur Main Campus in person.

Application forms are also available online for download from RKMVERI website.

Download Application Form

Submission of the Application Form

At the time of submission of completed applications, a fee of Rs. 300/- should be paid in cash at RKMVERI Admission Counter on or before 15 July 2019 (except Sundays during office hours: 10 am to 5 pm).

Application Fee can also be paid online. Click here for Online Application Fee. Once payment is successful, you will receive payment confirmation in email, print it and submit it along with filled Application form.

Receipt should be shown at the entrance of Admission Exam hall.

Last date of application: 15 July 2019

Selection procedure

  1. Shortlisted JRF candidates will be contacted and called for inteview.
  2. Shortlisted non-JRF candidates will have to appear for Research Eligibility Test (RET)

Course Fee :

Fee Component 1st Semester 2nd Semester 3rd Semester (Onward)
Tuition 6,000 6,000 6,000
Admission cum Registration 5,000 0 0
Laboratory Fee 3,000 3,000 0
Examination Fee 1,000 1,000 0
Caution Deposit (refundable) 3,000 0 0
ID Card 50 0 0
Online Convenience fee 200 150 100
Total Fees 18,250 10,150 6,100
Payment Due Date At the time of Admission Beginning of 2nd semester Beginning of 3rd semester