Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya Research Entrance Test - GKV RET 2016

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GKV University PhD Entrance Exam 2016

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya invites application form for Research Entrance Test ( RET ) for admission to the Full Time PhD Programs.

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya PhD Courses 2016

Following main subjects / disciplines are available in the various faculties of the Vishwavidyalaya in which Ph.D. Degree
shall be awarded.

A candidate is permitted to appear in only one of the main subjects in Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya Research entrance test.

Code No Main subjects / disciplines in which the candidate may appear for the RET Allied subjects / disciplines No. of seats *
GKV – 101 Sanskrit Ved, Vyakaran, Sahitya or Dharmshastra 03
GKV – 102 Vedic Literature Sanskrit, Philosophy, Yoga, Ayurved, Jyotish & Karmkand, Ved, Vyakaran, Dharmashastra or any other branch of Veda. 13
GKV – 103 Philosophy Ved, Sanskrit, Yoga, Sankhya, Nyaya, Meemansa, Vedanta, Nyaya – Vaisheshika, Sankhya-yoga, Bauddh, Jain, Dharmashastra or any other branch of Philosophy 05
GKV – 104 English - 14
GKV – 105 Hindi Literature Linguistics, Hindi Journalism & Mass Communication 06
GKV – 106 Human Consciousness and Yogic Science Philosophy, Psychology, Sankhya – yoga 10
GKV – 107 Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology - 07
GKV – 108 Psychology Management, Physical Education, Medical Sciences, Home Science, Sociology, Yogic Science, Psychiatry, Education 10
GKV – 109 Management Commerce, Economics, Psychology ( Organisational Behaviour / Industrial Psychology ) 29
GKV – 110 Physics Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Atmospheric Physics, Material Science 15
GKV – 111 Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Commercial Methods of Chemical Analysis, Plant Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Phytochemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Environmental Science / Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Forensic Science / Chemistry, Archaeochemistry, Biochemistry 19
GKV – 112 Mathematics Statistics, Operation Research, Industrial Mathematics 21
GKV – 113 Computer Science Computer Applications, Computer Management, Information Technology, Software Sciences, System Sciences 32
GKV – 114 Zoology Biomedical Science, Life Science, Animal Science, Fish and Fisheries, Entomology, Applied Zoology, Biotechnology, Wild life Science, Aquatic Biology 14
GKV – 115 Environmental Science Microbiology, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Forestry, Botany, Wildlife Science, Remote Sensing, Toxicology, Biochemistry, Bio physics, Geology, Bioinformatics, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Physics / Atmospheric Physics / Meteorological Science
GKV – 116 Botany Biochemistry, Plant Pathology 10
GKV – 117 Microbiology Biotechnology

* Number of seats may vary.

GKV RET Eligibility 2016

A candidate holding Master’s Degree from any recognised University / Institution with at least 55% marks in the main subject or an allied subject is eligible for the Research Entrance Test ( RET ) and registration for PhD degree.

Note :

  1. A candidate holding Acharya Degree in allied subjects which are given in Table with atleast 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution shall also be eligible for registration in Ph.D. degree in Veda, Sanskrit, Philosophy & Yoga subjects.
  2. There shall be relaxation of 5% marks for SC / ST / PWD in the restriction of minimum marks.
  3. Candidate must check carefully and ensure that he / she fulfills the minimum eligibility mentioned in the Information
    Broucher and Rules & Regulations before submitting the application. If the candidate’s eligibility is found incomplete / incorrect at any stage during admission process and after admission, his / her admission will be cancelled for which he / she will be solely responsible.

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Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya RET 2016 Exam Pattern 

A candidate possessing the minimum qualifications with the requisite percentage of marks shall be eligible to appear in the research entrance test.

Note :

  1. The question paper shall contain 100 questions from the syllabus of concerned subject and each question shall carry one mark.
  2. Normally ten questions should be set from each unit of the prescribed syllabus of the concerned subject.
  3. No scrutiny / re – evaluation of the answer books of the written test shall be allowed in any case.
  4. There shall not be any negative marking.
  5. The Qualifying Percentage of Marks would be 50%. However, for SC / ST / OBC / PWD / SW candidates minimum qualifying percentage of marks shall be 45%.

Admission to the Ph.D. Program in each subject shall be made after qualifying the RET against the available seats in the concerned subject. While granting admission to the candidate for Ph.D. Program, the reservation policy shall be followed as per rules.

GKV PhD Application Form 2016

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya application form, Information Brochure and Rules & Regulations for Research Entrance Test ( RET ) / Direct Admission ( RET Exempted ) for admisson to Ph.D. program can be from the office of Registrar, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar by paying Rupee 1000/- in cash or by sending a demand draft of Rupee 1050/- to the following address :

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya,

The demand draft should be in favour of “Registrar, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya” payable at Haridwar. Application form can also be downloaded from

The candidates appearing in the final year of qualifying examination are also eligible to apply. Such candidates will have to submit compulsorily their complete final result of qualifying examination at the time of Interview before the Departmental Research Committee ( DRC ), failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled.

Completely filled in application form for entrance test / Direct Admission shall be submitted to the office of Registrar, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar. Application form downloaded from website will be accepted along with demand draft of Rupee 1000/-.

Note :

  1. No examination fee shall be paid by the candidate while submitting application form.
  2. Write the name of the main subject ( with code ) applied on the top of the envelop and your name and main subject ( with code ) on the back of the demand draft while demanding application form.
  3. Application / Test Fee shall neither be returned in any case nor shall be transferred for any other course.

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GKV RET 2016 Exam Centre

Examination Centre may be changed if the number of candidates is less than 50.

GKV RET 2016 Admission Procedure 

GKV PhD Admissions and registration to programs leading to Degree of Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D. ) in various subjects / disciplines shall be done as per UGC norms and approved by the Academic Council of the Vishwavidyalaya from time to time.

The admission to the said program shall be :

  1. Through Research Entrance Test ( RET ) to be conducted by the Vishwavidyalaya
  2. Direct admission without appearing in RET.

The Ph.D. Program will be allowed in those subjects only where Post Graduate courses are being taught in this Vishwavidyalaya. However, by the permisson given earlier for subjects by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi / Academic Council of GKV will continue. The subjects approved by Academic Council for Ph.D. program shall be covered by these rules and regulations.

No. of seats in each subject as on 31st March, 2016.

GKV PhD Results 2016

GKV PhD 2016 Exam Date

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya Research Entrance Test will be conducted on 20th June, 2016.

GKV PhD 2016 Result

GKV PhD Result 2016 : GKV PhD Results likely to be declared on 9th July, 2016.

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Announcement of GKV RET Result

The merit of the selected candidates shall be declared by the Registrar and shall be displayed on the Vishwavidyalaya website, notice boards of the concerned departments and the Registrar office. Selected candidates shall also be informed by registered post. However, the Vishwavidyalaya shall not be responsible for any postal delay.

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GKV RET 2016 Important Dates

Events Date
Last date for submitting the filled in application form for RET 28th May, 2016
Date of GKV Research Entrance Test ( RET ) 20th June, 2016
Date of Declaration of Result of GKV RET 9th July, 2016


Code No Main Subjects Date & Time
GKV – 101 to
GKV – 117
GKV – 101 Sanskrit
GKV – 102 Vedic Literature
GKV – 103 Philosophy
GKV – 104 English
GKV – 105 Hindi Literature
GKV – 106 Human Consciousness and Yogic Science
GKV – 107 Ancient Indian History & Culture and Archaeology
GKV – 108 Psychology
GKV – 109 Management
GKV – 110 Physics
GKV – 111 Chemistry
GKV – 112 Mathematics
GKV – 113 Computer Science
GKV – 114 Zoology
GKV – 115 Environmental Science
GKV – 116 Botony
GKV – 117 Microbiology
20th June, 2016
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Contact Details

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya,
P.O Gurukula Kangri,
Haridwar – 249 404,
Phone No. : 01334 – 249013,
Email :,
Website :

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