What happens after PhD Viva?

There are six outcomes of a PhD viva: (1) pass without corrections (2) pass subject to minor corrections, (3) pass subject to major corrections, (4) downgrade to MPhil with no amendments, (5) downgrade to MPhil subject to amendments, (6) immediate fail.

Can you fail PhD corrections?

It’s unlikely that the examiners will change their mind and fail you after you make the necessary revision. If they are not satisfied with the revision, they will just ask for further amendments and clarification.

What is the age limit for PhD?

55 years

How long does a PhD Viva last?

between one and four hours

Is NET exam compulsory for PhD?

In addition to the PhD, aspirants will have to clear the National Eligibility Test (NET) or an accredited test (state level eligibility test) or other similar exams, HRD ministry officials added. However, those who obtained PhDs before 2009 will not be required to clear NET.

How old are most PhD students?

The average student takes 8.2 years to slog through a PhD program and is 33 years old before earning that top diploma. By that age, most Americans with mere bachelor’s degree are well into establishing themselves professionally.

What is the percentage required for PhD?

Table 1: Minimum Qualification for Admission to full-time PhD Programmes

Qualifying Degree Minimum performance in qualifying degree for General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category students Qualification through national level examination requirements
M.Tech./M.E./M.D. or equivalent 60% marks or 6.75 CGPA on a 10-point scale Nil

Is PhD hard to get?

It’s common knowledge that getting a PhD is hard. But while PhD students are not so naive as to enter the program expecting an easy ride, there is a cost to the endeavor that no one talks about: a psychological one. The days I spent pursuing my PhD in physics were some of my darkest.

Who is eligible for PhD?

The required minimum qualification for admission to a Ph. D Program shall normally be a two years Master’s OR M. Phil Degree from any accredited Indian or Foreign University in the relevant field. She/he must have obtained 55% marks or Equivalent Grade in the Master’s or M.

What is the fee for PhD?

PhD Course Fee

Institute Type Minimum Fee Maximum Fee
Private Colleges INR 7,450 INR 6.95 Lakhs
Public Colleges INR 3,950 INR 3 Lakhs