Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 2012
This Ordinance supersedes the earlier ordinance No. 32

Research And Innovation Promotion Unit

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University
R.C. Technical Institute Campus, Opp. Gujarat High Court, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Sola, Ahmedabad-380 060.

The resolution of Ordinance for Ph.D. passed in the 37th meeting of APB dated 24/05/2012., Resolution no. 37.6 The resolution of Ordinance for Ph.D. passed in the ____ meeting of BOM dated 26/05/2012, Resolution no. __________


Registration Workshop Submission and Evaluation of Ph. Degrees Conduct of Research Degree Programmes 16 16 17 21 22 04 05 06 07 09 09 11 12 14 15 3 . 12. Selection of Ph. Topic of Research and Research Supervisor 11. 5.D.D. About the University Research and Innovation Promotion Unit Research Degree Programmes Research and Innovation Programme Design Eligibility Criteria for Ph. 6. 7. 3. 8. Candidates Admission Research Supervisors Progress of Research Candidates Change of Status.D. 14. Thesis Award of Ph. Cancellation of Ph. 9. 10. 2. 4.Contents 1. 15.D. 13.D.

1. The University has established Regional Centre on the campus of Saurashtra University.S. About the University The Dr. 1994. 4 . The headquarters of the university is located at Ahmedabad. The important and distinguishing objectives for BAOU are:  To advance and disseminate learning and knowledge by a diversity of means. It is open to all persons irrespective of classes. Patan and K.V Kachchh University. religion or sex. Surat and Sardar Patel University. Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University. creed. It has jurisdiction over the whole state of Gujarat. The BAOU is the seventh Open University in the country in terms of their establishment. including use of any information and communication technology.  To provide opportunities of access for higher education to the largest possible population. and To encourage the Open University and distance education system in the education pattern of the State. castes.   To promote the educational well-being of the community generally. Vallabh Vidyanagar. and assented to by the Governor of Gujarat on 27th July.00. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU) was established by the Act No. The University has more than 500 study centers. Kachchh and has initiated the process of establishing Regional centres on the campuses of Veer Narmad South Gujarat University.000 learners. Rajkot.14 of 1994 passed by the Gujarat State Legislature.K. The University offers 72 programmes with an enrolment of more than 1.

registration. re-registration. etc. and term-end examination. 2.Research and Innovation Promotion Unit (RAIP UNIT) The RAIP constituted by the Hon. To conduct workshops/seminars on Research and Innovation for the research candidates and concerned stake-holders. 2.4 To engage Research Teaching Assistants under the Research and Teaching Assistantship (RTA) Scheme as and when approved by the statutory bodies of the University for conducting research and teaching in different disciplines.Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University for promotion of research and innovation through the following functional tasks: 2. Vice-Chancellor and established at Dr. Vice-Chancellor. 2. 2. 2. Vice-Chancellor and place the same before the Research and Innovation Promotion Committee (RAIPC) for consideration and approval.5 To facilitate systemic research and innovation in the form of research projects (Minor and Major Projects). promoting and conducting research and innovation such as to conduct entrance examination. as directed by the Hon. 5 . 2.6 To recognise higher learning educational institutions/oragnizations as Recognised Research Centers of BAOU for conducting research and / or innovative programmes/activities as per BAOU‟s guidelines within the framework of the 2.3 To send offer letters to all approved research supervisors and scholars for registration and confirm their registration.2 To prepare agenda items on various matters pertaining to research with the approval of the Hon.1 To conduct Research and Innovation Promotion activities and conduct meetings for developing policies and frameworks for conduct of research activities.8 To facilitate various administrative activities in facilitating. 2.7 Ordinances and Regulations of the University.

D. 6 .French 9 Foreign Languages: Russian 10 Foreign Languages: German 11 Gujarati 12 Hindi 13 History 14 Indology 15 Information Communication Technology 16 Inter-Disciplinary Studies 17 International Relations 18 Law 19 Library and Information Science 20 Management 21 Mass Communication 22 Performing Arts 23 Philosophy 24 Political Science 25 Psychology 26 Public Administration 27 Sanskrit 28 Sociology 29 Social Work 30 Tourism Studies 31 English Language Teaching Any Other Subject as recommended by RIPC and 32 approved by statutory bodies of the University.No Discipline/Programme 1 Commerce 2 Computer Science 3 Distance Education 4 Economics 5 Education 6 English 7 Fine Arts 8 Foreign Languages: . Research Degree Programmes Ph. Programmes on Offer S.3.

1 The composition of RAIPC will be as follow: (a) The Vice-Chancellor or his Nominee (Chair Person) (b) Director (Academic) Convenor and Member-Secretary (c) Head of Concered School/ Department (d) A member of the School or Department or an invitee expert in the subject concerned nominated by the Hon. at his discretion. nominate a maximum of two additional subject experts. 4. 4. programme and such other research and innovation degree/diploma/certificate programmes and/or activities that may be launched by the university.P.2.2.2: There shall be a UniversityResearch and Innovation Promotion Committee (RAIPC) and an for every subject as and when required.1: Ph. Vice-Chancellor may. Vice-Chancellor. Programme offered by the University. Research and Innovation Programme Design 4. 7 . the Hon.2.4. Vice-Chancellor. (e) Two external experts of the concerned subject.D. not below a rank of Associate Professor and who have made notable contribution in the field.nominated by the Hon.2 Structure and Role: The programme of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. (f) Two members of the Academic Planning Board nominated by the Hon.D.B) on the recommendation of the RAIPC. in the discipline areas as may be aproved by Academic Planning Board (A.D. However in case of inter disciplinary nature.Vice-Chancellor. 4.1 Preamble: The following provision will regularte and govern the Ph.) shall be organized and managed as follows: 4.2.

1 Workshop each year : 3 years minimum)) Credit/ Marks for Thesis* 56/700 Duration Prog. ( Indian candidates) 80/1000 3 to 5 years (6 to 10 Semesters) 20000/.2.2.) 1. The Ph. b) c) To assess the suitability of the proposed topic (research problem) To assess the competence of the applicant to pursue the Ph. Director. The meeting of RAIPC will be convened as and when required with the permission of the Hon. Ph.2. programme shall be having the credits as mentioned in the following table. programme.D. 8 . Vice-Chancellor in accordance with the registration schedule of the University. Fee (Rs. e) f) To finlise the title of the research work.000)** + Workshops: (30% Weitage) Every year 50% marks/ credits are required in each Workshop for successful completion of granting the year. with Integrated Mode: Sl.2.3. Name of the Programme Total Credits/Marks MaximumCredits/ Marks for Workshops+ 24/300 (8/100 each year.D. 4.D. 4. D.2 The RAIPC shall perform the following functions a) To scruitinise the proposal received for registration as Research Supervisor or Research Scholar as the case may be. through personal interaction.3 Structure: The rules and format for the division and award of the credits will be framed by the RAIPC. Ph. d) To make recommendation for registration and re-registration in a stipulated time and in such manner as decided or the merit of the case concerned.4. ** The women candidates shall pay 10% less fees subject to this providing necessary avidence as decided by RAIPC with regard to their „not earning‟ individually. if required.2. degree programme in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance and rules/norms in force from time to time.per annum (for 3 years 60.2. To assign guide (Research Supervisor) to the student. (Academic) of the University shall be responsible for over all coordination of the Ph.4. Thesis: (70% Weitage) * The subject-wise criteria for the evaluation of the Thesis will be desided by the RAIPC from time to time.D. 4. No.

programme as per following merit.1 University will prepare a merit list of the successful candidates for admission to the Ph. 1) Marks obtained in Ph. Applications received for Ph. 6. 6.D.2) Paper 2: Reasoning and Comprehension Skills 1. Programme 6.D. in the relevant discipline. Paper I and II will be common for all candidates and Paper III will be related to the Post Graduate subject of the student.3 The minimum qualifying criteria shall be as decided by the RAIPC and reviewed from time to time.1 Master’s degree or its equivalent (as certified by the AIU) with at least 55% (B+) marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST candidate) of any University/Higher Learning Institution recognized by UGC and/or DEC. 5.D. Students will prepare for the enterance from the available sourses. 5.2 The candidate must qualify in the Ph.5.1.3) Paper 3: Relevant PG Subject Total merit of students will be considered from 050 marks 050 marks 100 marks 200 Total marks 9 . eligibility test by candidates 1.Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University.1 The eligible candidate shall be admitted as doctoral research candidate through an Entrance Test conducted by the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU).1) Paper 1: Research Methodology 1. The enterence test will be based on the papers mentioned below. Selection of Ph.D. programmes shall be classified into two categories: Category A: Eligible candidates for Entrance Test of Ph. Candidates The initial screening of the applications shall be done by the Faculty of the discipline/area concerned or by a Committee Constituted by the Hon.D. Vice-Chancellor. BAOU shall not provide any study material for the test. Programme Entrance Test of Dr.D.D. Eligibility Criteria for Ph. 5.

the RAIPC may suggest the correction/ additions/ changes to the research proposal. In the Ph.1. research candidate. eligibility test 5% Relaxation in aggregate shall be given to the candidate of SC/ST categories.1. he/she must obtain aggregate 50% mark with a minimum 40% mark in each section. 10 . 6.1.D.D. Category B: Exempted candidates from the entrance test of the Ph.1.4 The research supervisor will be allotted to the selected research candidate by the RAIPC on the bases of the area of the research of the candidate and the specialization of the supervisor.5 The Chairman of the RAIPC shall reserve the rights for the final decision. After discussion.D. 6.6. If found eligible through a screening process decided by the University. The Chairman‟s decision shall be binding to all concerned. 6.3 All the eligible candidates will be called before the faculty wise RAIPC to present their research proposal.2 The formate of the Entrance Test shall be as decided by the RAIPC and reviewed from time to time. Programme 6. 6. the candidates pertaining to category B will be directly called for the presentation/ discussion of their research proposals at the meeting of RAIPC.2 Those candidates who have cleared UGC-NET/GSET/JRF or those having ten years of relevant teaching/ practical/professional experience will be exempted from appearing at the Entrance Examination.2 To qualify as Ph. which shall have tobe carried out by the candidate and submit revised proposal.

D.D. admission.2 If successful candidates in the subjects are more than the stipulated number of seats for Ph.7. All eligible applications. programme shall be decided well in advance and notified on the university web site or by and advertisement by the University 7.1 Admission will be granted once in a year (subject to the availability of the seats with the Research Supervisor). 7. of the University. programme on merit.D. 7.1 Intake: 7.1. Therefore. programme.1.2 Duration: 7. Ph. The merit of the entrance test is valid for the same year only. Admission 7.3 The number of seats for Ph. The announcement of admission will be declared in the month of July/August and the admission process will be completed by the end of the month of December.1. First term of admission will be granted on 1st January. shall be sent to respective Schools/ Centres /Institutes/Committee. eligibility test will be conducted once in a year (if required).2.D.1 Only the stipulated number of candidate as decided by RAIPC may be admitted to Ph. after initial scrutiny.D. 7. in the month of July/ August under the title of „Research Degree Programmes‟ specifying the disciplines and the subjects for Ph. admission will be given on merit. 11 .2 The advertisement for the programme shall be issued once in a year. Applications from all the candidates (pertaining to category A & B) in the prescribed format shall be received in duplicate by the Director of Research and Innovation Promotion Unit of the University.2. as the case may be.

1.4 Re-registration: Re-registration or extension period for a maximum of Two years may be granted to the candidate to complete the Ph.6 The non refundable fees of Rs. 7. on the recommendation of the RAIPC on the merit of the case. 8. While for those candidates who may be granted extension shall be required to pay a fee as applicable per term at the time of re-registration. Independent supervision/Joint Supervision for candidates shall be assigned by the RAIPC. more than one Research Supervisor of the concerned field may be allotted if requested by the candidate and approved by the RAIPC. of research being pursued by the candidate shall be allotted by the chairman of the RAIPC and shall only be considered for guiding research candidates 8.3. In such cases.2 Research Supervisor(s).7. The changes in the fees may be made by the University from time to time. subject to availability and expertise in the area/ discipline. 8. 7. Research Supervisors 8. 7. 7. work. The research proposals along with the copies of the application form will be sent to all the members of the RAIPC well in advance at least before 15 days of the RAIPC meeting.2. the fixed amount of Honorarium to the Research Supervisors will be 12 .3 Submission of Research Proposal: 7.3.1 In case of an Inter-disciplinary area of research approved by the RAIPC.1 Every candidate registered for a research degree programme shall be required to pursue the programme under the approved research supervisor(s) of the University.5 In case of Re-registration the candidate shall be required to pay the full and actual fees as may be applicable at the time of Re-registration.D. 1000 will be deposited by the candidate along with the application form in duplicate and ten copies of the research proposal.2 The candidate has to submit the research proposal in ten copies.

D. out of which at least three should be after getting the Ph. 8. degree. a research supervisor shall not guide more than 8 BAOU candidates prescribed for Ph. and Minimum seven years of teaching experience at the post graduate level or Twelve years of teaching experience at the under graduation level.5 At any time. and Five research papers or ten research articles or ten monographs in the subject published in a refereed/indexed/ ISBN/ISSN numbered journal of national/and/or international standing or/ a refereed ejournal.D. 8. candidates by the University taking into consideration independent supervision/joint supervision of candidates to be taken for research guidance. Ph. 3 13 . or ten exhibitions or performances with due evidence.equally divided between the supervisors. Or two books published as a reference book in the relevant subject. Vice-Chancellor. 8.6 A person must be working in a university department or a recognized college of any university or a recognized research institute or a retired faculty from any university department who has not crossed the age of 70 years.4 Eligibility of the Supervisor: 1. or Twelve years of practice/profession in the relevant field. degree in the subject of related discipline from a recognized University or equivalent published work in the relevant field recognized so by an expert committee constituted by the Hon. OR he/she must be a practicing professional/artist working independently.3 The RAIPC shall recommend to the Research and Innovation Promotion Unit a panel of experts to be recognized as research supervisors who may or may not belong to the University.D. 2. 8.

However the honorarium shall be paid to the Supervisor after the submission/ non submission of the Thesis but not prior to completion of the stipulated time. The Research and Innovation Promotion Unit will maintain all the records and put up before the Progress Monitoring Committee (PMC) of the concerned subject.8 The honorarium /sitting/ Traveling Allowance to the external members of RAIPC as well as experts and examiners will be paid as per University rules and norms. Each candidate shall give at least two Seminars/Talks during the whole duration of the programme before the PMC.2 The Six monthly Progress Reports along and the annual reports are to be submitted through his/her supervisor(s) in the prescribed format to the Research and Innovation Promotion Unit. 8. 9.4 The Vice Chancellor or his/her Nominee The Director (Academics) The Concerned Supervisor One Subject Expert nominated by the Vice Chancellor One Member of University Research and Innovation Promotion Committee : : : : : The Chairman The convener and Secretary Member Member Member 14 .3 9. 9. 9.D.7 The supervisor shall be paid a fixed honorarium per students as recommended by the Academic Planning Board and approved by the Board of Management of BAOU. 5. Monitoring the routine and timely progress of the Ph. 2.8. 4.1 Every candidate shall carry out the study and related research tasks under the supervision of his/her research supervisor(s). Progress of Research Candidates 9. The Progress Monitoring Committee will consist of 1. the registration of the candidate shall be liable to cancelled. 3. Failing which. candidate shall be the responsibility of the supervisor(s).

Vice-Chancellor. 15 . No change of title will be permitted after one year. c) If the supervisor does not wish to continue as a guide/ declines to remain the supervisor.D.2 In case there is a major change of topic/ discipline as assessed by the PMC the candidate will have to go through the process of fresh registration.3 The University may allow a change of supervisor under exceptional circumstances as mentioned below. b) If the supervisor leaves the head quarter / India and goes abroad for more than eight months. are to be considered as major changes) 10. (Research area. if necessary.D. a) If the supervisor expires or is ill so as to be unable to carry on supervision. and subject/discipline/faculty etc. e) The Hon. Vice-Chancellor may accept the recommendation of the PMC and act accordingly or decide the subsequent procedure to be followed in the matter concerned.10. theme. should be effected within one year from the date of registration for Ph.1 Change of title in Ph. Change of Status. thesis. The change of title shall be approved by Progress Monitoring Committee of the concerned subject and thereafter placed before RAIPC for approval. topic. on the recommendation of the Progress Monitoring Committee of the concerned subject. Topic of Research and Research Supervisor: 10. 10. d) for any valid reason(s) presented by the candidate or the supervisor with or without evidence and accepted by the PMC of the concerned subject with due recommendation to the Hon.

Unsatisfactory progress reports as found so by the PMC Non-compliance with the provisions of the Ordinances and other Regulations of the University.1 12.1 All the candidates are required to attend at least three workshops before the prescribed date for the submission of the Thesis. as found so by the PAI Unit. iv) Failure to attend three workshops and/or submit the thesis within the prescribed time limit. Vice-chancellor will be final and binding.2 The decision of the University with regard to cancellation of Registration shall be final and binding to all concerned.2 There will be four workshops organized by BAOU for one batch out of which the candidate has to attend any three workshops compulsorily. The supervisor of the candidate and one subject expert suggested by the Vice-chancellor will evaluate the work done by the candidate during the workshop.2 Evaluation system of Workshop as applicable to the prescribed credit-based courses. Workshop 12.3 . If the candidate fails to attend three workshops in the stipulated time. shall be liable to be cancelled for any of the following reasons: i) ii) iii) Non-payment of registration/re-registration fee. his/her registration will be cancelled.3. the decision of the Hon.D Registration 11. 12.1 The registration of a candidate for Ph.11. 11.3. 12. V) Giving false information at the time of application / admission.3. in the case with genuine reason. However. 16 12.D.3 Evaluation in Workshops: 12. 12. Cancellation of Ph.

(c) the contribution made to the body of knowledge on the subject. and (d) bibliography. the candidate will have to attend one more workshop.  The synopsis should be submitted in about 3000-5000 words.5‟‟ margin at left. Submission and Evaluation of Ph. the research supervisor shall permit the candidate to precede with the submission of her/his thesis.12. his/her registration will be cancelled.3. 13. and 1‟‟ margin at top and bottom. nature and scope of the work done.4 The candidate has to obtain at least „C‟ Grade (measured on a five point scale) or 50% of the maximum score in the workshop to be declared successful.  The synopsis will be circulated among the members of APB/ Board of Studies/Committee/PMC of the concerned subjects to invite their 17 .1 Requirements for Submission of Ph. failing to which. 1‟‟ margin at right. Thesis After the research supervisor(s) is/are satisfied that the candidate has acquired a sound understanding of the substance in the thesis and the relevant research approaches.D.   The candidate shall submit a copy of synopsis in electronic form (CD) and 20 copies in hard form. It should be written in double-spaced A-4 size pages with 1. The synopsis must be submitted within at least 45 days before the submission of the thesis to the Research Cell not before three months of validation period or not before 36 months from date of registration. in Gujarati/ Hindi/English/Sanskrit subject to the following: (i) Submission of synopsis:  A synopsis should represent the thesis and reflect clear idea about the whole research report. If the candidate fails to obtain at least „C‟ grade in more than one workshop.D. Thesis 13. (b) the principal conclusions. It should cover (a) the objectives.

if it is realized that the expected level has not been reached the supervisor(s) shall suggest to the candidate specific tasks to be accomplished before submission of the thesis. Vice-Chancellor. The Director of the School concerned/ Director Academic and supervisor(s) will then assess whether the candidate has attained the expected level in conceptualization and quality of research work. she/he shall be allowed to submit the thesis. the candidate shall be allowed to submit the thesis to the University. The audience of the „pre-submission seminar‟ may or may not remain the same as that of the PMC. Research Cell through the Supervisor. vii) The Format of the thesis shall be as follows : The following specifications should be maintained in the final presentation of the thesis. The thesis will include a certificate signed by the supervisor(s) and the candidate about the originality of the work. 18 . On satisfactory completion of the assigned tasks. the candidate and research supervisors shall consider the reactions and observations expressed by the participants or/and PMC Members. At least two research papers in the area of the study should be published/accepted reviewed/referred/ISSN seminar‟. iv) After the seminar. v) However. If their assessment is in the affirmative. vi) Six hard bound copies of the final thesis and one in the electronic form on a CD shall be submitted to the Director.ii) suggestions/ recommendations/ comments if any. for publication before the in a peer „pre-submission journal iii) The candidate shall present her/his thesis work in a „presubmission seminar‟ to be convened exclusively for this purpose by the Research and Innovation Promotion Unit. as approved by the Hon.

a. However. The printing shall be in a standardized form on one side of the paper and in one and-half spacing. Font Size: The font size mentioned below is in reference to Times New Roman (English). place of research and the month and year of submission shall be printed on the title page and the front cover. 3. 4. c. A margin of one-and. 6. The colour of the cover should be preferably dark. The candidate has to observe that the fonts used are not highly decorative. If he/she fails to do so. Bold : 12 points : 10 points : 12 points : 10 Points The candidate shall follow all the specifications that are issued by the University from time to time. The paper used for printing shall be of A4 size. Bold : 12 points. b. Side cover should mention “Ph. degree. 7.Chancellor from a list of 7-10 experts submitted by the supervisor(s) in consultation with PMC of the subject. name of the student. Title of Chapter and Appendix Title of point/ sub-title Chapter text Foot note/ End notes Reference and Bibliography Appendices Text : 14 points. name of the guide. 5. f. Thesis & Viva-voce i) The thesis shall be examined by two external experts nominated by the Vice. d. Shruti (Gujarati).3 Evaluation of Ph. month and year. 13. Mangal (Hindi/ Sanskrit). 1. ii) The examiners will submit their Evaluation Reports to the University individually within a month. 2. 19 . thesis” on the top. the university may assign the task to another examiner.half inches shall be on the left hand side.D. e. any type of font matching the suggested size will be accepted. The title of the thesis. name of the student.D.

the viva voce examination shall be organized by the Director Academics with the help of Research Cell. an open defense of the thesis shall be conducted at the place of research by a panel comprising two external examiners. the thesis shall be referred to another examiner for independent evaluation. The modified thesis shall be referred again to the examiner(s) concerned for reevaluation. along with a onepage abstract of the thesis. and one of the supervisor(s) of the candidate. Degree. However. The supervisor will be the Convener of the panel. The examiners‟ reports shall be shown to the candidate before hand to enable her/him to address the issues raised therein while preparing to defend the thesis during the open defense.D. 20 .iii) On the position recommendation to the concerned candidate of the examiner for the award of a Ph. The Director Academic would be the Chairperson of the panel. The defense shall be open to all interested participants. if the third examiner also rejects the thesis. time and venue of the open defense.D. shall be notified to all concerned by the Research Cell at least one week prior to the open defense. the thesis shall be placed before the PMC for due consideration and recommendation of further action. iv) v) In case any examiner suggests certain modifications and resubmission of the thesis.D. vii) The date. the same should be communicated to the candidate. The research supervisor(s) will ensure that the suggestions of the examiner(s) are adequately addressed before resubmission of the thesis. vi) If one of the examiners does not recommend the thesis for the award of a Ph. Degree. If the third examiner recommends the thesis for the award of a Ph. who will be asked to resubmit the thesis with all the modifications within six months. degree. to be nominated by the ViceChancellor.

4 The whole evaluation process of the Thesis must not generally exceed the time period of four months from the date of submission of the thesis. Phase 2: Viva-voce by external referee. 13. Phase 1: Public Defense: This phase may be arranged in the presence of Director of the Concerned School. Degrees 14. Vice-Chancellor.D. provided that the joint evaluation report of the viva phase 1 and 2. 14. ViceChancellor on the Joint Report shall be final and binding to all concerned. the Chancellor/ Hon. The Registrar of the University shall issue the Notification. prepared and signed jointly by the external examiner. The decision of the Hon.D. Vice-Chancellor for approval and issue of Ph. Award of Ph.E. 14. the open defense. shall be submitted with necessary remarks regarding degree to be awarded or not to be to the Hon. And (viii) The joint report of phase 1 and phase 2 i. 21 .e. notification. the supervisor(s) and the Director Academics.The Viva-voce shall be organized in two phases. in presence of internal referee and Director-Academic. Head and Faculties of the Department and other research scholars.D.2 The University will hand over a certified copy of the Thesis duly countersigned by the Registrar/ Director Academic to the Candidate along with the Notification/ provisional Degree Certificate. He/She will issue the Provisional Degree and final degree certificate to all qualified candidates after the approval of H. Degree in concerned subject and discipline with the approval of the APB of the University.1 A candidate shall be awarded the Ph. progress reports and evaluation details of the Workshops and positive evaluation reports are submitted by all the referees including the Supervisor. and Viva_Voce.

Programme under the clauses which are in this Ordinance. Any amendment/modifications prescribed by the UGC from time to time shall be considered by the University Authorities/Bodies before their implementation. 22 . Vice-Chancellor shall be final and binding to all concerned.D.1 Research Degree Programmes of the University shall be guided by the Ordinances and Regulations of the University. 16.1 For all other matters related to Ph. Till that date the University shall follow its own Ordinances and Regulations maintaining the highest possible standards/quality in conducting research programmes. the decision of the Hon.15. Residual Powers of the Vice-chancellor 15. Conduct of Research Degree Programmes 16.

Ahmedabad-380 060.D) 2012 This Ordinance supersedes the earlier ordinance No. Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway.C.RESEARCH DEGREE PROGRAMMES ORDINANCES NO 33 FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAMMES [UNDER SECTION 22(1)(a)] Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. Sola. 23 . Technical Institute Campus. 32 Research And Innovation Promotion Unit Dr. Opp. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University R. Gujarat High Court.

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