The Gandhigram Rural Institute, GRU, Tamilnadu
Dindigul District, Gandhigram
Phone-No: 0451- 2452371 to 2452375 EPABX 2452373
GANDHIGRAM RURAL INSTITUTE - DEEMED UNIVERSITY
Gandhigram was born in 1947. A team of dedicated disciples and contemporaries of Gandhiji, Dr.T.S.Soundaram and Dr.G.Ramachandran, developed Gandhigram, the home of many rural development programmes.
The Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI) was founded in 1956. With undying faith and deep devotion to Mahatma Gandhi’s revolutionary concept of ‘Nai Talim’ system of education, Gandhigram Rural Institute has developed academic programmes in Rural Development, Rural Economics and Extension Education, Rural Oriented Sciences, Cooperation, Development Administration, Rural Sociology, English and Communicative Studies, and, Tamil and Indian Languages. Students who emerge from its portals tend to meet the personnel needs for rural development under various governmental and non-governmental schemes.
To teaching was added, the dimensions of research and extension in course of time. This three-dimensional approach became a pioneering model which earned appreciation from all over the country. The work of the Institute invited national attention and the Government of India (Ministry of Education), on the recommendation of the University Grants Commission, conferred the status of a Deemed University on the Institute under Section (3) of the UGC Act of 1956, on 3rd August, 1976.
Today, it has become a nationally and internationally recognised Institute for its contribution to rural education, so much so that the New Education Policy of the Nation reflects the principles evolved here in developing the rural university concept.
Started in a small way, the Institute has developed into a big educational complex, comprising seven different faculties, offering in all about fifty different programmes. It awards Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates through its seven academic faculties: Rural Development, Rural Social Sciences, Rural Oriented Sciences, English and Foreign Languages, Tamil, Indian Languages & Rural Arts, Rural Health & Sanitation, and, Agriculture & Animal Husbandry. It has, at present, about 2300 students and 125 teaching and 250 non-teaching staff. The programmes offered here have attracted students from abroad every year.
The Gandhigram Rural Institute is reaccredited with A Grade by NAAC.
Doctor of Philosophy PhD
in The Gandhigram Rural Institute, GRU, Tamilnadu
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy PhD in The Gandhigram Rural Institute, GRU, Tamilnadu
Candidates (Indian/Foreigner) who have studied under 10+2+3+2 years pattern or 10+2+5 years or 11+1+3+2 or 12+2+3+3 or 10+2+4+2 pattern of education and qualified for the award of the Master’s Degree in relevant discipline in Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University (GRI-DU/GRI) or any other university recognized by the University Grants Commission in relevant discipline with not less than 55% marks (50% for SC/ST and part-time non-teacher candidates) or an equivalent grade are eligible
In addition, he/she should have qualified the entrance test conducted by GRI or should have obtained M.Phil or qualified the UGC-JRF/NET/SLET/Lecturership/GATE/CSIR/ICAR/ICSSR or other fellowships or passed equivalent examinations.
Selection Procedure for Gandhigram Rural Institute Phd Admission 2016
Candidates who have passed UGC JRF/ NET/ SLET/ SET/ GATE/ CSIR/ ICAR/ ICSSR/ equivalent examinations or those who have been granted fellowships from recognized institutions will be admitted directly for admission
How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy PhD in The Gandhigram Rural Institute, GRU, Tamilnadu
Candidates can apply online
Before starting to fill up the application form, read the e-prospectus, confirm the vacancy position and area of specialization carefully, and get ready with the following documents
Candidate seeking admission to PhD Programme should get the application form from the deputy registrar (academic) referring to the advertisement with regard to PhD admission by remitting the cost of the application at the bank, located on GRI campus
Payment can be made only by Online Mode: SC/ST applicants can have the application free of cost by submitting the required details. Foreign candidates refer the e-prospectus for the cost of application
Foreign Candidates: Fill up the application - Upload the required documents - click the final submit - Download the filled in application in PDF format - Print the application and send it by post along with the Demand Draft in favour of the Registrar to "The Joint Registrar, The Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram-624302
Candidates can also download the application form from website www.ruraluniv.ac.in
Last date for Submission form: 12th September 2016
To know more Information about course please visit: www.ruraluniv.ac.in