ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RESEARCH SCHOLARS Applications are invited from eligible scholars who have obtained:—

(a) M.Phil. (Nursing) or M.Sc. (Nursing) or a Post Graduate degree in Nursing recognized by Council with 3 years teaching or Clinical experience after M.Sc. (Nursing) for enrolment for Ph.D. in Nursing (part-time) under Faculty of Nursing in the respective University.

(b) The scholars should have passed M.Sc. (Nursing) with a minimum of 60% marks.

(c) Working in Teaching Institution/Hospital/Community Centre/Nursing Department within the University jurisdiction.

(II) Criteria for Selection

(a) Selection for the Ph.D. The program will be based on merit either by an entrance or by M.Sc. (Nursing) (minimum 60% marks).

(b) If the University opts to conduct an entrance examination then selection for the Ph.D. The program of the candidate will be based on

i. Entrance test marks obtained out of 90 marks. (Minimum weightage pass marks for entrance will be 60% of 90 i.e. 54).

ii. 5 marks for candidates possessing M.Phil. in Nursing.

iii. 5 marks weightage for publications.