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Important Dates for Ph. D Admission: 2021-22
Registration Starting from 16th June 2021
Registration’s Last Date 15th July 2021
HUET-2021 (Entrance Exam) & Interview 18th July 2021
Admission Date 18th July 2021
Commencement of Course Work 16th August 2021

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Campus: Fatehpur Tanda , Jeevanwal , PO- Doiwala ,
Near Jolly Grant Airport (on Deradun -Haridwar National Hihgway ,
Dehradun (Utarakhand) -248140

Prof. (Dr.) B. S. Panwar
Dean – Research & Consultancy,
Himalayiya University, Dehradun

Dean-RnC Profile

Prof. B. S. Panwar joined Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – India in 1981. He has published more than 100 papers in the international journals and conference with good citation index. Prof. Panwar is recipient of International IBM Faculty Award, Adjunct Professor at University of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada, recipient of mobility exchange grant of Canadian International Development Agency, and a senior member of IEEE. He has been Vice Chancellor of ITM (now NCU) University Gurgaon from 1st June 2014 to 31st May 2015. In June 2017, he joined Sharda University as Dean Research, for some interim period of about 8 months he was also having additional charge of Vice-Chancellor (officiating). He is reviewer of IEEE transaction on UFFC, Electron Devices, Evolutionary Computation, Applied Physics etc. Prof. Panwar has been consultant Motorola USA, and Honeywell Technologies Bangalore-India, and Maxim Semiconductor USA. He has delivered lectures at University of Regina, McMaster Canada; DIMES The Netherlands, Philips Innovation Research Centre Bangalore. He is member of the technical committee of 2nd International Conference on nanotechnology held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in November 2019, and 10th Global Nanotechnology Congress held and Expo held in Frankfurt Germany in November 2020. He had an active participation in the multi-disciplinary program on VLSI Design Tools and Technology at IIT Delhi, and coordinated this programme. The programme had the sponsorship of Philips Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, Nokia, Cypress, and Analog Devices. Prof. Panwar had association with DIT University Dehradun since 1st January 2019 tile 18th May 2020, as Prof. & Head of Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, with the additional charge of Dean Research and Consultancy.

Prof. Panwar also nucleated an interdisciplinary team to address the project requirement of Motorola, USA on development of high-performance Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) filters. He has successfully completed R&D projects exceeding 1 million USD and consultancy assignments more than 0.1 Million USD. He is instrumental getting sponsorship to host Indocrypt 2018 at Sharda University in December 2018, with an estimated sponsorship of Rs. 50K USD. Prof. Panwar has a project from Dept. of Sci. and Technology with an outlay of 84 lacs and with an outlay of 33 lacs from Science and Engineering. Research Board. He is also collaborating with Max Hospital Dehradun on a project “Statistical, Spectral, and AI Analysis of Brain Reflexes and Cognition to External Stimulus for Normal and Comatose Patients”

His research Interest are integration of CMOS Technology and MEMS structures and Bio-sensing, Energy Harvesting from Ambient, High G-MEMS switch, Modelling of Si-Ge Hetero-junction Bipolar Transistors, Radio Frequency Identification and Sensors, Wireless interconnects and Energy Harvesting, Application of Signal Processing in Medical Science.

Doctoral programs (Ph. D) at Himalayiya University are designed to develop outstanding and quality researchers with a wide range of research skills in new age technologies in the field of Engineering, Science & Technology, Commerce & Management, Art & Humanities, Paramedical & Health Sciences, Yoga & Naturopathy and Agriculture with advance knowledge.

Himalayiya University, Dehradun has established the Centre of Excellence in various prominent area of research like Biomedical Imaging with Artificial Intelligence, IoT with Smart Technologies, Nano–Photonics & Smart Material and Bioinformatics to provide the outstanding research facilities to all the researchers at Himalayiya University. Modern Research Infrastructure at Himalayiya University is equipped with adequate resources and high-end cutting-edge software used for the research. A team of highly qualified prominent researchers at Himalayiya University is actively involved to create the best class research platform and culture for all interesting candidates to come and join the era of productive and quality research with ethical and ecological values in the world.

Candidates with UGC-NET (including JRF), UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF), SLET, GATE, teacher fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil Program (with the required criteria) are exempted from Entrance Test but are required to pass Ph. D. course work and other conditions laid down by Amrita for the award of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Eligible candidates shall be provided a variety of research and teaching assistant scholarships.

Objective:

The doctoral programme at Himalayiya University (HU) is designed to provide both research capabilities and domain knowledge to doctoral students in various subjects. The programme aims to build competent academicians, researchers, teachers and trainers in various fields. The emphasis therefore, is on:

  •  Admitting the best students committed to teaching and quality & Productive research
  • Offering a curriculum with an appropriate balance between theory and practice;
  • Enabling excellence in research by emphasizing a strong analytical approach
  • Inculcating the spirit of inquiry.

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Near Jolly Grant Airport (on Deradun -Haridwar National Hihgway ,
Dehradun (Utarakhand) -248140

Holistic Research Environment:

At Himalayiya University students work closely with the faculty who become their mentors, advisors and friends. Our faculty aims to provide holistic education to students, strives to structure their skills, helping them to reflect on real-world issues by thinking critically, allowing them to channelize their skills to be used in real life scenarios, by giving them optimal industrial and academic exposure. To achieve this, faculty combines modern state-of-the-art equipments and teaching techniques with time tested ancient techniques like Yoga and Meditation for keeping the body, mind and spirit in harmony and in sync, carving the students into self-sustainable individuals, rich in mental strength and human values. Candidates interested in learning yoga, music and musical instruments like Tabala, Harmonium, etc are provided with opportunities to learn, and master them in Himalayiya Campuses. Those interested in social and philanthropic services will relish their life here, where they encounter in numerous opportunities to quench their thirst for selfless service.

Eco Friendly Lush Green Campus in Himalayiya Mountain Region:

Himalayiya University is situated in the Shivalik range of Himalayiya Mountain Region near Rishikesh (Haridwar). The campus has the beautiful hilly and scenic view in Uttarakhand state. Uttarakhand is a land of sublime beauty of the prominent Himalayan ranges and magic. Devbhoomi or land of Gods in the northern part of India that holds charm and natural beauty waiting to be explored. The world gathers here to master asanas and to seek answers and the ashrams gladly offer them room to rest. The state is blessed with rich flora and fauna, from Lansdowne to Mukteshwar to Nainital or Jim Corbett. The forest here is the largest flock of tigers in India. The mesmerizing beauty of Uttarakhand is filled with wonders, especially majestic views from mountain peaks.

Research:

Himalayiya University has always given paramount importance to research. Himalayiya is a partner in various international bilateral governmental research programs and actively involved in various Government agency’s funded projects like DST, SERB and other government bodies of national importance. It has links with many national and international universities for research into areas such as robotics and cyber security, signal processing, device modelling, optics and photonics etc. Himalayiya University has research collaborations with many premier government research bodies like ISRO, DRDO, BARC and various private industries of core domain of research. Himalayiya University enabling the quality research in many emerging and frontier areas in Biotechnology, Cyber-Security, Engineering, Green-Technologies, Humanitarian-Robotics-HCI, Learning-Technologies, Management, Medical-Sciences, Nanoscience, Social-Sciences-Women-Empowerment and Wireless.

Some Other Important Advantages of Research @ HU –

  • Centre of Excellence for Intensive Research
  • Centre for Incubation
  • Research & Innovation Lab
  • DST & SERB Sponsored Research Projects
  • Prominent Research Faculties
  • Quality Publications
  • Collaborative Research Facilities
  • Industry – Interface & Tie-Ups
  • MoUs with National & International Research Laboratories
  • Patent Filed

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Admission Information Centre at Rajpur Road Dehradun

First Floor Kochar Builders, Opposite to Hotel Madhuban, Dehradun
Campus: Fatehpur Tanda , Jeevanwal , PO- Doiwala ,
Near Jolly Grant Airport (on Deradun -Haridwar National Hihgway ,
Dehradun (Utarakhand) -248140

Number of Available Seats

Himalayiya University will have a pre-determined number of Ph.D. students for each school per year. However, this number will be subject to the availability of faculty supervisors/ guides. Such pre-determined number of seats for Ph.D. shall be notified on the University website and/ or advertisement. Admission tests shall be conducted on a pre-announced regular basis.

Eligibility and Admission Criteria

The Basic qualification criteria for the purpose of admission to Ph.D programmes shall be as under:

  • The candidate must have passed the Master’s Degree examination in Arts or Science or Commerce or Technology or Engineering or Management (a) with minimum of 60% marks or (b) with minimum of 55% marks in master degree provided the candidate has passed the bachelor’s degree examination with at least sixty-percent marks.
  • The Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, or an equivalent qualification must be from universities recognized by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, UGC, or any University incorporated by an Act of Central or State legislature in India or other educational qualifications obtained from Institutions/Universities recognized by the MoE/UGC/AICTE as equivalent to Bachelors or Master’s degree or degrees obtained from recognized foreign universities.

Explanation

  1. The candidate is eligible to register for the Ph.D. degree in any subject under the branch of study (e. g. Science/Arts/Technology etc.) from which he/she has passed the post graduate examination.
  2. The branch of study of the teacher will be determined on the basis of the branch of study under which his/her post of teacher is approved by the appropriate authority.
  3. The branch of study of the person qualified in NET/SET/GATE/ JRF examinations of the apex bodies in higher Technical/Professional Educational such as CSIR, UGC, ICAR or other equivalent examination will be determined on the basis of which he/she appeared for and passed the said examination.
  4. Percentage of marks will be calculated on the basis of total marks mentioned in the statement of marks issued to the candidate by the University, even if the candidate has passed the said examination in compartments.
  5. Letter grades will be computed and provided by the university where the applicant graduated from.
  6. A candidate who has passed the Master’s degree partly by Papers and partly by Research with sixty percent marks and has obtained clearing grade in Thesis (wherever awarded) will be deemed to have obtained sufficient percentage of marks for being eligible for registration for the Ph.D. degree.

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Admission Information Centre at Rajpur Road Dehradun

First Floor Kochar Builders, Opposite to Hotel Madhuban, Dehradun
Campus: Fatehpur Tanda , Jeevanwal , PO- Doiwala ,
Near Jolly Grant Airport (on Deradun -Haridwar National Hihgway ,
Dehradun (Utarakhand) -248140

  1. Ph.D students shall be admitted through an Himalayiya University Entrance exam (HUET-2021) followed by the interview of shall be organized by the respective schools of the Himalayiya University.
  2. The Entrance Exam (HUET-2021) will be conducted Online / Offline mode at Himalayiya University. Candidates who have qualified NET/SET/GATE/JRF examination are exempted from taking the entrance exam for admission in Ph. D program.
  3. During interviews, applicants are expected to discuss their research interests/areas.
  4. Only pre-determined number of students will be admitted to Ph.D. programmers. Academic administration of the Ph. D programme would be done by the Ph. D admission committee of Himalayiya University, the details of which are given below:

Ph. D Admission Committee (PAC)

The PAC will be constituted to oversee all aspects of the Ph.D. programme and to make important decisions which they are empowered to take and also to make recommendations to the Academic Council and Provost for other decisions. In all cases, the final decision-making authority will be the Provost of the Himalayiya University.

A member of the faculty who is himself/herself qualified and experienced to be a guide for a Ph.D. student, will be the Chairperson of this committee. The committee members of HU faculty must be qualified and experienced Ph.D. guides. In addition to a maximum of four internal members two external members will constitute the PAC. The external members will be experts in one or more of the subjects offered for the Ph. D programme. This committee will be constituted by the provost and approved by the Board of Management (BoM) of Himalayiya University. The tenure of each member (both internal and external) will be three years and two members of the committee will retire each year after the first three years. The members of this committee must possess a Ph.D. and should also have a good track record of research and publications in refereed national/international journals to their credit.

Departmental Research Committee (RDC) shall:

  • Approve the topic of thesis or dissertation in the subject.
  • Recommend panel of referees for thesis or dissertation to the provost.
  • Recommend names of thesis guide to the provost and also the members of the thesis committee.
  • Suggest criteria for selection of both the Thesis guide and individual members of the thesis committee, to the provost, who is the ultimate decision-maker.
  • Advise the Academic Council on measures to improve courses of studies at the post-graduate level.
  • Recommend to the Academic Council the course structure for Ph.D.

Supervisor

While the candidate pursues coursework, he/she will be allotted a supervisor to help the candidate select courses for study and will provide guidance for initial research required to prepare the research proposal, additional course requirements to broaden the area of research, etc. The supervisor will be allotted keeping in view the interest of the students. The supervisor may be considered to be appointed as the Chairman of the RDC of the student. at a later stage when the RDC is formed.

Full time and part time students

Candidates who successfully pass the Entrance Exam HUET-2021 as well as personal interview will be eligible to register provisionally for the Ph. D Programme as full-time or part-time candidates. Full time students are expected to enrol for studies and work full time for their Ph.D. They will be eligible to receive an assistantship/fellowship from the UGC/CSIR/ Himalayiya University or any other agency recognized by the Government or any Council of Higher Education in the country as per the research policy of the Himalayiya University. All students receiving the assistantship/fellowship will be required to do academic work for the Himalayiya University in the respective school/Institute considering their specialization. A maximum of 20 hours of work a week as may be prescribed by the HURC from time to time would be sufficient. Full time students cannot receive assistantship/fellowship from more than one agency/institute. For the Ph.D. programme, they will have to pay registration fees each year. Tuition fee is payable by students in all the semester as per fee structure of Himalayiya University. In addition, Registration fee will be payable every year till the candidate completes all requirements for award of the degree. Both the tuition fee and the registration fee will be prescribed by the Board of Management of Himalayiya University. Part time students will be allowed to continue their employment, but will require a No-Objection Certificate from the head of the Institution where she/he is employed. No assistantship/fellowship of any kind shall be provided to such candidates. They will have to pay the registration fees and trimester/semester tuition fee as prescribed for the full-time students.

Course Work

Each provisionally registered Ph. D student shall be required by the University and the School to undertake course work with the following requirements:

  1. There shall be at least one academic year of stipulated course work.
  2. The course work shall consist of Research Tools-courses and Substantive Domain/Specialized Courses. The Course work should include courses on research methodology which may include quantitative methods and computer applications, communication, and Pedagogical Methods.
  3. There shall be at least 3 substantive domain courses, and these courses shall be more in the format of guided study/workshops and be based on contemporary and cutting-edge research manuscripts and articles (these shall not be traditional text-book based classroom courses). These courses must be approved by the concerned school/Institute.
  4. In stipulating the content of the subject domain workshops, flexibility shall be retained so that the content may be current and contemporary.
  5. There shall also be requirement of a research/survey manuscript — a credible intellectual output by the student concurrent with the completion of the coursework. This manuscript will be evaluated by the concerned faculty.
  6. Patents are also intellectual outputs: since patent registration takes a long time, the credibility of the patent application will be determined by the respective Guide, Department, Dean, and HURC.
  7. Himalayiya University will at its sole discretion decide whether the course work may be carried out by the doctoral candidates in Laboratories recognized by any University/sister institutions/ Schools within or outside this University in Online or Offline mode, for which due credit shall be given to them. Individual School may be permitted by the University to design module/s as per their requirement.
  8. Himalayiya University will follow all the rules and guidelines of UGC as per the UGC act 2009 to award the Ph. D degree.

Comprehensive Examination / Seminar

On successful completion of the course work, each provisionally registered Ph. D student will have to undergo a comprehensive examination to prove his/her depth of knowledge in the chosen Subject. The comprehensive examination will be both written as well as oral. The Chairperson of the Himalayiya University Research Committee in consultation with the Dean -RnC /Director or In Charge of the school will decide the details of the comprehensive examination. The result of the examination is either pass or fail. In case a candidate fails to pass the examination, the HURC would give him time to appear for the examination again. Maximum three such chances will be provided to the candidates and thereafter on a negative result, the candidate will be asked to withdraw from the programme.

Research Proposal

Every Ph. D Student who clears the comprehensive examination will submit a Research Proposal to the doctoral committee through his mentor. The research proposal would elaborate the genesis of the study and all possible details of the research. He/she will present the proposal to the doctoral committee or a committee constituted by them and takes their suggestions and incorporates them, wherever necessary. The mentor will be present in the meeting where the candidate discusses the Research proposal. The doctoral committee will not reject any proposal; at the most it may ask the candidate to resubmit the proposal incorporating all the suggestions made by them. The Research Proposal should be submitted within six months of clearing the comprehensive examination. Once the HURC approves the proposal for the research, Himalayiya University shall convert his status of “provisionally “to “registered” for doctorate. The University shall appoint a Departmental Research Committee for the candidate (RDC).

Departmental Research Committee (RDC)

  1. The committee shall consist of at least one full-time permanent Himalayiya University faculty member – he/she can be from any department or school, so long as the said committee member is considered to be an expert in the student’s topic/area of interest, who will chair the Committee from Himalayiya University.
  2. The committee shall consist of three members, of which at most one will be from outside Himalayiya University.
  3. The committee may include an expert from industry or national level research organizations wherever possible to enhance the quality and relevance of the research.
  4. If an academic committee member is from outside HU including from outside India, he/she should be a faculty member in a recognized university/educational/ research institution; and have participated as a member or as a chair in at least three Ph. D Thesis / Dissertations. This condition may be waived off, if the expert is from industry.

Allocation of Research Guide/Supervisor

  1. The allocation of the guide/ supervisor shall be decided by the University /School in a formal manner depending upon the number of Students per faculty member, the available specialization among the faculty supervisors and the research interest of the students as indicated during the interview stage.
  2. The allotment/ allocation of the supervisor/guide shall not be left to the individual student or teacher. His/her preference will be considered, if possible.
  3. A supervisor shall have the number of Ph. D students in his / her supervision as per the rule and guideline of UGC.
  4. There shall be periodic review (six monthly) of the progress of the student by way of presentation or seminar. The RDC would be responsible for monitoring the progress of the students.
  5. Prior to submission of the thesis, the student shall make a Pre-Ph. D. presentation in the respective schools that may be open to all the faculty members and research students, for getting feedback and comments, which may be suitably incorporated into the draft thesis under the advice of the supervisor.

Procedure for submission of Thesis

  1. The candidate must submit a synopsis of his/her thesis, duly approved by RDC, before final submission of the thesis.
  2. Candidates wishing to submit thesis for research degrees can do so at any time after the completion of two years from the date of registration, but not later than six years. It shall be at the discretion of the Provost/ Vice-Chancellor to extend this period by maximum one more year on an application made by a candidate, supported by his guide and on recommendation of the Dean RnC/Head of the School concerned, stating valid reasons for the delay in submitting the thesis. The registration date is the date on which the RDC approves the thesis topic.
  3. Ph.D student shall publish two research papers in refereed journals before the submission of the thesis and produce evidence for the same in the form of acceptance letter or reprint.
  4. A candidate who has to drop out of the doctoral program because of an exigency can maintain his/her candidacy valid for one year subject to prior approval of Provost/Vice-Chancellor. The said candidate will be readmitted if she/he pays the appropriate fees at the end of the period of absence.
  5. A Ph.D student, who has submitted a synopsis of his thesis, shall submit his thesis within six months of the date of submission of his synopsis, and in no case later than twelve months. A Ph. D Student failing to submit his thesis within the prescribed limit shall pay a fresh fee for admission to the examination, after which he will have to undergo the procedure mentioned under Course Work.
  6. Requirements of the thesis submission and defence are outlined in detail in this document which are as follows:
    1. Each candidate for the Ph. D Degree shall send to the University three copies of thesis in a bound form. The thesis should embody the results of his/her research and state whether the work is an original contribution based on such research. The thesis must contain appropriate acknowledgement of the work by others and this should be reflected in a-detailed bibliography and data sources. Further the candidate must not have submitted the work contained in the thesis for award of any other degree. All of the above must be certified by a statement by the candidate that shall be countersigned by the guide.
    2. In addition to bound copies the final approved Thesis shall be submitted in CD or Computer readable form.
  7. Departmental Research Committee (RDC) shall recommend to the provost the names of referees preferably by random selection from a pool of names generated by each School for various subjects with their specializations. There shall be two referees from within the country of which at least one should be from outside the state and if the competent authority deems it necessary in view of nature of research, foreign referee be appointed whenever possible. As far as possible, care shall also be taken to avoid reciprocal appointment of referee’s vis-a- vis the guiding teacher.
  8. On receipt of the report of the external referees appointed by the Board of Examinations, the internal guide and one of the external referees shall conduct the viva voce of the candidate. The other external referees may, if so desired, send written questions to the referees conducting the viva to seek clarification on any point/s in the thesis. The viva-voce test shall be conducted only after receiving favourable reports from both the external referees.
  9. The viva-voce test of the candidate shall be conducted in the following manner:
    1. The candidate shall supply to the University with sufficient number of copies of the synopsis of the thesis as will be required by the University.
    2. After both the external referees have sent their positive reports recommending acceptance of the thesis for the award of the concerned Ph.D. degree, the date for open Défense shall be fixed in consultation with one external referee and the guide. At least two weeks’ notice will be given to the student of the schedule of the viva voce. The Open Defense will be conducted in the following manner:
      • On receipt of the positive reports from both the external referees and fixing the date of Open Defense, the University (respective schools) will arrange to send copies of the synopsis of the thesis along with the date of Open Defense to the Heads of the Departments of various Universities, Colleges and Research Institutes where research work in fields similar to the research of the thesis is being conducted and also to important scientists working in allied fields (Names to be suggested by the guide).
      • Notice of Open Defense indicating date, time and place shall be displayed on the Notice Board of the concerned School at least one week before the date of the Open Defense.
      • The person/s institution / University Departments to whom the synopsis has been sent will be requested to send in writing the questions they wish to ask at the Open Defense. Such questions shall be received at least three days before the Open Defense. All such questions will be handed over to the Chairperson of the Open Defense Committee on the date of the Open Defense.
      • The guide will be present at the Open Defense. Any other members of the faculty, research students and other interested persons may also attend the Open Defense. The provost will appoint Dean of the concerned School/Head of the Department or any other senior faculty member as the Chairperson of Open Defense. The guide will ask questions for-which no permission of the Chairperson will be needed. As regards the written questions from other institutions and those from the persons attending the Open Defense, it will be for the Chairperson in consultation with the external referee and guide to decide whether to allow a question or not. No person in the audience will have a right to comment on the acceptability or non-acceptability of the thesis for the award of the degree.
      • At the initiation of the Open Defense the candidate will make a brief power point presentation, which will be followed by questions.
      • A further viva-voce will be conducted. This viva-voce will be conducted by the external referee and guide (internal referee). The guide shall prepare a report of the viva-voce and forward it to the University. They shall either recommend the award of the degree to the candidate or a fresh viva-voce after a specific time, if the performance of the candidate is found to be unsatisfactory. Recommendations shall be specific and final. The following procedure shall be followed for holding the viva voce of a candidate for the second time:
        1. The re-examination of the candidate (i.e., second viva-voce/test should be held by the same referee who had conducted the viva in the first instance.
        2. The decision that, although the thesis was found worthy of acceptance, the candidate’s performance at the viva-voce was found unsatisfactory and, therefore, he/she is required to appear again at a second viva within six months and that if he/she fails to satisfy the referees at the second viva, his/her thesis shall be rejected, will be communicated to the candidate within one month of the receipt of the viva-voce report from the referees.
        3. Within two months of the receipt of the communication of the decision to the candidate, the candidate should write to the University through his/her guide that he/she is prepared to appear again before the referees of his/her second viva-voce examination.
        4. The candidate should submit his/her application through the guide and should pay 50% of the examination fee towards conduct of the second viva-voce examination.
        5. An honorarium prescribed by the University shall be paid to the external referee for holding the second viva-voce examination. The Internal referee will not be entitled for any honorarium.
        6. The thesis of the candidate should be retained by the office till the candidate’s reappearance at the second viva-voce examination and the declaration of his/her result.
        7. The referees should hold the viva-voce examination generally, within one month of the receipt of the communication in the matter.
  10. When the opinion of the two external referees is unanimous and on successfully completing the viva-voce, the candidate shall submit to the University the final copy of the thesis after incorporating the changes and updating the data, if suggested by the referees (the guide will also certify). The final approved thesis shall be submitted on CD, in addition to a hard copy. In all three CDs are required to be submitted. 8 Subsequent to the acceptance of the report by the Provost, the University shall make the thesis available on the University website for a period of three years from the date of acceptance. However, if only one referee of the two external referees favorably recommends the acceptance of the thesis for the award of Ph.D. degree, the provost shall appoint one additional referee to evaluate the thesis. The provost shall accept or reject the thesis in accordance with the majority opinion of the three external referees.
  11. If both the external referees submit a negative report indicating rejection of the thesis, the candidate’s viva-voce shall not be conducted and he/she shall be declared to have failed to qualify for the Ph.D. degree. A work that has been rejected may be resubmitted after revision within two years of the receipt of the rejection letter and subject to the payment of the prescribed examination fee.
  12. The Provost will be ultimately responsible for any grievance arising out of any aspect of the doctoral programme and will institute the necessary redressal mechanism.

Depository with UGC

  1. Following the successful completion of the evaluation process and. announcement of the award of Ph.D., the University shall submit a soft copy of the Ph.D. thesis to UGC within a period of 30 days, for hosting the same in INFLIBNET, accessible to all Institutions/Universities.
  2. Along with the degree, the degree awarding University shall issue a provisional certificate to the effect that the degree has been awarded in accordance with the provisions to the regulations of the UGC.

Amendments

The Himalayiya University reserves its rights to change, modify or amend any of the provisions of this document provided that such changes are duly recommended by the RDC, considered and approved by the Academic Council and Provost.


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Campus: Fatehpur Tanda , Jeevanwal , PO- Doiwala ,
Near Jolly Grant Airport (on Deradun -Haridwar National Hihgway ,
Dehradun (Utarakhand) -248140

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First Floor Kochar Builders, Opposite to Hotel Madhuban, Dehradun
Campus: Fatehpur Tanda , Jeevanwal , PO- Doiwala ,
Near Jolly Grant Airport (on Deradun -Haridwar National Hihgway ,
Dehradun (Utarakhand) -248140

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