National Eligibility Test for PhD in Ayush disciplines

CCRAS will hold the examination for AYUSH National Eligibility Test for determining on eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Ph.D. fellowship (SRF) in AYUSH streams i.e. Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy

Application submission for AYUSH NET will begin on 24 November.

NET exam will be conducted for AYUSH disciplines by Central Research Councils under Ministry of AYUSH.

The exam will be held on 08 January 2017.

Important Dates

  • Start of On-Line Submission of Application Form and Fee deposit through Bank Challan: 24 November 2016
  • Date of close of deposit of fee (at all stations): 07 December 2016
  • Date of close of On-Line submission of Applications (at all stations): 09 December 2016
  • Date of AYUSH National Eligibility Test (AYUSH NET): 08 January 2017
  • Tentative date of Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CCRAS website: 12 December 2016
  • Issue of e-Admission Certificate: 14 December 2016

Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification:  SRFs will be awarded each year by the concerned Councils to candidates, holding post-graduation (MD/MS) in any of the AYUSH streams with the exception in Yoga and Naturopathy for holding either PG [MD(Y/N)] or Graduation (BNYS) from a recognized University with 5 years experience, after qualifying the AYUSH National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the designated Research Council (CCRAS) of the Ministry of AYUSH.

Age Limit: 32 years (SRF)

Exam Pattern and Scheme

The Test will be held in two Sections as given under:

Aptitude Section (Part-I) Compulsory for all disciplines: Comprising of 30 questions common to all subjects on General Science and Research aptitude.

Subject Specific Section (Part-II-A/Y/U/S/H) Subject Disciplines: Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathy

ayush phdDetails of the exam pattern can be found below
All questions in both the sections will be compulsory. Each question will carry one mark. Negative marking (0.25 marks) will be made for each of the wrong answers. The questions in both the sections would appear in English only.

Exam Syllabus
Aptitude Section: This section will comprise of 30 questions common to all subjects on General Science and Research aptitude. This part shall contain questions pertaining to General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles etc and Research methodology.

Subject Specific Section (Part-II-A/Y/U/S/H): This section shall contain subject-related conventional Multiple Choice questions (MCQs), generally covering the topics given in the syllabus as prescribed by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) in concerned under graduate degree courses for Ayurveda, Unani & Siddha (B.A.M.S., B.U.M.S. and B.S.M.S., respectively); by the Central Council for Homoeopathy (CCH) in concerned under graduate degree course (B.H.M.S.) for Homoeopathy and as the syllabus provided by the Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN) for Yoga & Naturopathy.

Detailed syllabus can be found from the link given below.

How to Apply
Interested and eligible candidates are required to send their application online along with fee of Rs 1000 (Rs 500 for OBC, Rs 250 for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) (lower locomotive disability only)).

Click here for Detailed Notification of AYUSH NET exam 2016

Click here for Syllabus of AYUSH NET exam 2016 

Click here scheme for fellowships for conducting ph. D. Programmes and Research projects in ayush streams through research councils Under ministry of ayush

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