Online application for Joint Research Entrance Examination (CRATE 2023) in Allahabad University will start from today, 26th October. This time there will be admission in PhD on 1148 seats in 51 subjects. This includes 733 seats on campus and 415 seats in affiliated colleges. Director of Admission Cell Prof. JK Pati issued notification for crate on Wednesday. The entrance examination will be conducted in offline mode. The examination center will be made in Prayagraj only. The last date for online registration for CRATE is 15th November and the last date for submission of fee is 16th November.
This time PhD will also be conducted in five new subjects. Along with three foreign languages, Russian, French and German, admissions will be made to PhD seats in two other subjects: Experimental Mineralogy and Petrology and Gandhi Thought and Peace Studies Institute. International candidates are not required to apply online. International candidates of the university can contact the advisor. The application fee for General Category, Economically Weaker Section and Other Backward Class is Rs 1800 and for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Disabled candidates the application fee is Rs 900. Candidates can do online registration on the website aupravesh2023.cbtexam.in/Home/Applicationform.aspx.
Exemption from Level-1 for teachers and foreign candidates
It is mandatory for NET/JRF candidates seeking admission to PhD in IVU to appear in CRATE Level-1 and Level-2. It is necessary to fill the application form for those applying under Teacher Candidate (Not Ward of Teacher or Employee) category or Armed Forces Officer category. Permanent professors of universities and constituent colleges, military officers and international students are exempted from appearing in the CRATE Level-1 examination, but it is mandatory to appear in the CRATE Level-2 examination.
Entrance exam will be of three hundred marks
The entrance examination of CRATE (Level-1) will be of 300 marks. Part-1 of the question paper will have 50 multiple choice questions, out of which 25 questions will be from research methodology and 25 questions will be from the related subject. In Part-2, there will be a written examination of 13 questions of total 200 marks. There will be no negative marking in the exam. The duration of the entrance examination will be of two and a half hours.