In case the Examiners at the Viva-Voce & Open Defence recommend the award of the Ph.D. degree to the student, the Academic Section shall approach the Academic Council for its permission to award the Ph.D. degree to the student. It shall enclose copies of all the reports of the examiners for reference of the Academic Council. The Academic Council, after going through all the reports of the examiners shall give necessary instructions on any one of the following lines:
The thesis is accepted for the award of Ph.D. degree OR
The thesis is rejected for the award of Ph.D. degree.
In case the Academic Council recommends (ii) above, it will state reasons for the same and shall also give necessary instructions to the student regarding the future course of action.
If the Academic Council accepts the thesis for award of the Ph.D. degree, the student shall be declared to have passed the Ph.D. degree examination and the following certificates shall be awarded to him:
Notification: This shall notify the award of the Ph.D. degree to the student. It shall be signed and issued by the Registrar or by a person authorized to sign.
Provisional Certificate: A Provisional Certificate, intimating the student that he has passed the Ph.D. degree examination, and that he is eligible for award of the Ph.D. degree shall be issued by the Academic Section.
Migration Certificate: A No Objection Certificate shall be issued to the student upon his request to enable him to migrate to another recognized University/Institute for higher studies and on payment of the necessary fees by him. Once a migration certificate is issued to a student by this Institute, he shall not be eligible for immediate admission to another degree course of this Institute. It shall be signed and issued by the Registrar or by a person authorised to sign.
Degree Certificate: The conferment of the degree on the student and the award of the degree certificate shall be made at the Convocation ceremony upon request by the student and on payment of necessary fees by him. The degree certificate shall be signed and issued by the Director and the Chancellor of the Institute or by person(s) authorized to sign.
On award of the Ph.D. degree to the student, the total number of copies of the thesis available with the Academic Section, shall be distributed in preferential order as follows:
Soft copy to UGC & Academic Section
Hard copy to Academic Section , Research Guide , Student