1) What is the eligibility criteria for admission to the university?

      Ans: There are different eligibility criteria for the various program i.e. it depends on courses.

2) Which courses are offered by University?

      Ans: University offers academic programms in Diploma, Degree, PG Diploma, Masters and Research Courses.

3) How to fill the application form?

       Ans: The Application Form is available on the website, download the application form and read all the instructions carefully and send, along with all the relevant documents to the university.

4) What document must I submit with my application?

       Ans: i). Matriculation Certificate (Self Attested Photocopy).
                ii) 10+2 Certificate/Diploma/ITI (Self Attested Photocopy)
                iii) Graduation Certificate (PG Courses) Final DMC (Self Attested Photocopy)
                iv) Original Leaving certificate/Migration Certificate
                v) Gap Certificate (if applicable) (Undertaking).

5)  Is there online/ offline mode available for admission to the university?

       Ans: Yes, The University offers both option to apply admission form by Online or Offline mode.

6) From where I can get the prospectus?

       Ans: The prospectus is available in website under download section.

7) What are my fee payment option?

       Ans: Payment can be made in the form of Digital Mode/Bank Draft/ Cheques. Fee for every semester/Year is to be paid before the commencement of that semester/Session.

8) Is attestation of Certificates required?

      Ans: Arunodaya University recognizes self-attested copies of documents/papers presented by the students. It is made lucid that if any false attestation/falsified records are detected, the student will be debarred from attending any course.

1) Rules and Regulations

Ans: i) Regular attendance is mandatory.
         ii) In case of cancellation of admission, Readmission will be done as per concerned University norms.
         iii) Institute reserves the right to amend, alter or modify rules and regulations as and when required which will be binding on the students.
2) Where is University situated?
Ans: University campus is located at Lekhi Village, Naharlagun, Itanagar, Dist. Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh- 791110.
3) What is the process of allotment of seat?
Ans: Allotment is on the first cum first serve basis, usually, when the number of applicants are more than the number of  seats, a waiting list is drawn up and allocation is as per the list and availability arising.

4) Do you have vacation breaks?

Ans: Yes, we have summer & winter vacation breaks.

5) How much is the strength of the class?

Ans: The nominal strength of the class is 60 or as per the Guideline of the Regulatory Body.

6) Is this a ragging free campus?

Ans: Yes, it is a ragging free campus, we have Anti Ragging cells who keeps on monitoring the activities of students and ensure University Campus is a ragging free campus.

7) What is Re-registration?

Ans: A student doing a programme has to register himself/ herself for each semester to become eligible to appear for the University examinations. The terms ‘Fresh Admission’ and Re-registration’ are explained below: –
  1. Fresh Admission – New candidates seeking admission are required to fill up Fresh Admission form.
  2. Re-registration – existing students who get promoted to subsequent higher semesters have to Re-register at the beginning of a session and it is termed as Re-registration.
  3. Re-registration to the higher semester is mandatory to become eligible to appear for the University term end examination for existing students.

8) What is Re-sitting?

Ans: If a student fails to clear any of the paper (s) or all subjects of a semester, he/ she has to re-appear for the relevant paper (s) or semester by applying and filling up the re-sitting form along with relevant examination fee. The form will be made available at least three months before the university examinations along with necessary instructions.

9) What is the medium of examination and assignments?

Ans: The medium of examination and assignments shall be in English.

10) What are the rules regarding change of programme?

Ans: Changes of programme is not permitted.

11) How to apply for a Degree/Convocation certificate?

Ans: i) You can apply for Convocation certificate after completion of one year of your course.
ii) You need to fill the application form by visting the link Convocation Application Form
iii) Application form received with incomplete information filled, pending documents, pending fees & original leaving/migration certificate will be rejected.
Application form with documents & fees should be sent to University.
12) How can I get Migration certificate?
Ans: i) You can apply for Migration certificate once you have obtained your Convocation certificate.
ii) You need to fill the Migration application form by visting the link Migration Application Form
iii) Application form received without original leaving/Migration certificate from the last institution will be rejected.
Application form with documents & fees should be sent to University.
13) How can I get my Transcript?
Transcript is a record of student’s marks or grades achieved during their studies by educational institutions. It is officially signed and sealed by concerned education institute authorities. Note: Transcript is not a consolidate statement of mark sheet.
Delivery period depends on the processing time by university to university. The processing also includes the application evaluation time and processing duration at university. Normally, it takes one week to four weeks to get from university.
  • Documents required along with Application form:
 You need to fill the Transcript Application form by visiting the Link Application for issue of Transcript.
    • Self-attested copy of mark sheet and degree certificate.
    • Self-attested copy of request letter of transcripts.
    • Self-attested copy of photo ID proof.
    • Original Leaving/migration Certificate of Last qualification.
·         Can it be shipped internationally/WES?
Yes, Just mention recipient address in the “Recipient Address” on the apply page and we will ship it to that address. In case of WES, specify the WES reference# in the instruction section. Shipment charges will be borne by applicant.
·         Can I change the mode of delivery to my transcript order?
No. Once an order has been placed, the Controller of Examination’s Office cannot provide refunds nor change the type of transcript requested. Students are responsible for following the instructions of their recipient as well as sending the acceptable transcript type (paper).
14) Can I request Degree/Migration/Transcripts by phone or email?
No, University will not process request for Degree/Migration/Transcripts via Phone or email. Applicant needs to send written request along with Application form, Documents and Charges.
15) When a request for Degree/Migration/Transcripts can be rejected. (Documents related)
The request for Degree/Migration/Transcripts can be rejected if the documents sent by you are as follows:.
  • Document which are not eligible to obtain Degree/Migration/Transcripts.
  • Scan copies which are unreadable/blurred.
  • Documents with cut off edges.
  • Scan copies which are small/large in size compared to Original (A4 size).
  • Truncated unclear or missing of university seal and authorized seal.
  • Shadow or shiny patch on the documents.
  • Kindly be cautions and vigilant before submitting the documents. Otherwise, it will be loss of time.
  • In Case of Scanned copies submission-
16)  What is verification Procedure for verifying student record with the University?
Ans: i) The Request for verification should come from registered verifying firms.
ii) The Verification Procedure & Verification Application Form can be filled by visting the link Verification Procedure.
iii) Application form received without proper documents & fees will be rejected.
Application form with documents & fees should be sent to University OR Sent to Email ID: verification@arunodayauniversity.ac.in.
  1. All documents should be clear and legible.
  2. All sides and edges should be properly captured without any cuts or missing borders.
  3. We advise to use professional scanners only and avoid camera/phone clicks.
  4. All documents should be Self-attested.

  1. What is a Ph.D.?
Ans: Ph.D. stands for Doctor of Philosophy; however, you can get a Ph.D. in many fields of study. It is a pure research degree that requires a written dissertation contributing to knowledge in your subject. In addition, it prepares you for academic research careers.
  1. What is Eligibility Criteria for admission to Ph.D. Program?
Ans: Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale.
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.
  1. How do I get the application forms?
Ans: Application forms can be downloaded from the website.
  1. What document must I submit with my application?
Ans: You are required to submit the following documents at the time of admission.
  • 10th Pass Certificate (Self Attested Photocopy & Original –Returnable).
  • 10+2 /Diploma/ITI Certificate (Self Attested Photocopy & Original –Returnable)
  • Graduation Certificate (Self Attested Photocopy & Original – Returnable)
  • Post Graduation Certificate (Self Attested Photocopy & Original – Returnable)
  • Original Leaving/Migration Certificate received from last attended institute/Board/University
  • Departmental NOC
  • Aadhar Card Self attested Photocopy
  • Photo –id: PAN Card / Driving Licence /Passport
  • Address Proof: Latest- Electricity Bill/ (Landline/Post-paid) Phone Bill/ House Rent bill
  • Gap Certificate (if applicable) (Undertaking)
  • Four Passport size latest Formal Photos
  1. To apply for a Ph.D. program at University, is it mandatory that I have with me mark sheet of my master’s program, till the final semester?
Ans: Yes, it is mandatory to have all P.G mark sheets. A candidate’s form will be registered and he /she will be offered a PET date only on submission of all required documents including last semester mark sheet in case of final year appearing candidates.
  1. Is there online/ offline mode available for Ph.D. admission to the university?
Ans: Yes, The University offers both option to apply admission form by Online or Offline mode.
  1. Who all are expected to submit Departmental NOC (No Objection Certificate)?
Ans: If you are in a job, then it is mandatory for you to produce an NOC from your employer at the time of joining.
  1. What is the admission procedure?
Ans: After your form is found complete in all respects and is accepted, you will be asked to appear for an Entrance Test( unless you are exempted) followed by an Interview. If you clear both, you will be offered admission.
  1. In the Ph.D. entrance test, what subject will I be tested?
Ans: In addition to the General Section, you will be tested in the subject of the Ph.D. program you have applied to.
  1. On what basis is a candidate selected for a Ph.D. program at University?
Ans:  – Score in the university Entrance Test
          – Performance in the Interview rounds
          – Proposed research idea – its relevance
          – Academic record
  1. I have a rich teaching /corporate work experience, Am I exempted from the Entrance Test?
Ans: No, you have to go through the entire selection procedure.
     11 a. I have completed M. Phil. Will I be exempted from the Ph.D. Entrance Test?
Ans: Exemptions are given as per University and UGC guidelines. Candidates with M.Phil. / NET /GATE /SLET /SET will be exempted from Entrance Test, but they have to appear in Viva/Interview.
  1. Is Ph.D. available on distance mode?
Ans: No, University does not offer Ph.D. Programs in distance mode.
  1. How is a research topic/ preliminary research idea decided?
Ans: Research topic is conceptualized by the candidate. It can be modified with the help of the appointed Guide and Co-Guide after selection. It is finally approved by the Competent Authority of the University.
  1. Is the preliminary research idea uploaded at the time of applying, final?
Ans: Not necessarily. You are allowed to modify/ improve upon your research idea with the help of your appointed Guide after registering for the Ph.D. program.
  1. Does University provide any Hostel facility?
Ans: Yes, Hostel facility is available.
  1. How is a Guide and Co-Guide decided?
Ans: The Main Guide and Co-Guide are decided by the Departmental Research Committee (DRC). The Main Guide will have to be from University. The Co-Guide, if required, is expected to be from outside University. A Co-Guide will be appointed only after his/her profile is approved by the university authorities.
  1. Am I assigned a Guide by the university or I select one on my own and when?
Ans: A candidate is assigned a Guide by the University during coursework at the time of research proposal presentation.
Appointment of a Guide is based on availability of an eligible guide, candidate’s area of research and candidate’s preference as given by him/her in a form after having met all the eligible guides of the university after joining the program.
  1. How many Guides am I allowed to work with?
Ans: One Main Guide from the concerned Department at University and one Co-Guide (In case of interdisciplinary topics if Necessary) who must be from outside University.
  1. Am I allowed to change my appointed Guide during the course of the Ph.D. program?
Ans: No, unless the Guide himself becomes unavailable for certain reasons.
  1. Is a transfer to/ from another University (Including your University in another city) possible during the course of Ph.D. program?
Ans: No transfers are possible at any stage.
  1. What are the criteria for Exemption from the Course work?
Ans: Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. Course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme. A person who’s M.Phil. Dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the same Institution.
  1. I have rich teaching experience, can I get exemption from the course work?
Ans: No, the exemption from the course work can be given only to M.Phil. Degree Holders, subject to the approval of the Competent Authority of the University.
  1. Is it mandatory to publish a research paper before submitting the thesis for award of Ph.D. degree from University?
Ans: Yes, minimum two papers in reputed journals.
  1. As a full time Ph.D. student, can I work after classes to support myself financially?
Ans: Yes, as long as you attend coursework classes regularly and maintain an attendance of 75 % which is mandatory, you may engage in part time work inside or outside the campus with the knowledge of your Guide.
  1. What do people with Ph.D.’s do?
Ans: Career options for people who have earned a Ph.D. include scientific research at universities and in a variety of industries. They are professors, researchers, lecturers, and analysts. In many cases, someone with a Ph.D. will be in charge of developing a specific research
  1. How many seats are there for Ph.D. admission this year?
Ans: There is no fixed number of seats for Ph.D. program in any year. The number of candidates admitted will depend primarily on the quality of applications.
  1. What do Ph.D. students do?
Ans: In addition to research, which is a key component of their program, Ph.D. students—have other activities that are an essential part of their education. These activities include, but are not limited to:
  • Teaching:Graduate students often assist professors with teaching undergraduate students, leading small groups and lab sections, grading and providing mentorship. This gives them experience that will help them when they become a professor at a college or university.
  • Presenting at Conferences:Graduate students share their research with others in their field of study by presenting the results of their research at academic conferences.
  • Publishing Papers:In addition to presenting their research at conferences, and writing a dissertation for their university, graduate students also have the opportunity to publish their work in academic journals, books, and other media.
Both presenting at conferences and publishing their research in academic media are fundamental activities of researchers.
  1. How long does a typical Ph.D. take?
Ans: Full-time Scholars are expected to complete Ph.D. in not less than 3 academic years.  Other full-time scholars typically complete Ph.D. in 4-5 years.  In some cases it may take longer or shorter depending upon the progress of the candidate. Part-time scholars typically complete Ph.D. in 5-6 years.  As per Institute norms, for all categories of students, the period of validity of their Ph.D. registration is six years from the date of registration in the academic year.
  1. How do I select my guide? I want to work with faculty “ABC”. How can I ensure that?
Ans: Once you are offered admission, you begin your Ph.D. with course requirements. This is the time where you try and gain some breadth across the field by picking various courses, not just the ones of your interest. After successful completion of courses, you are encouraged to have discussions with different faculty member from diverse backgrounds. Then based on mutual interest, guides can be decided.
  1. I won’t be able to attend the interview/ written exam on the scheduled date. What do I do?
Ans: The scheduled dates are fixed and cannot be changed.  You need to attend on the given date.
31. How do I choose my research topic?
Ans: A research topic requires interest and motivation of student and availability of a suitable guide interested in the area of high level of specialization.
 32.How do I find a job, after completing my Ph.D. studies?
Ans: Jobs depend on a student’s competence and high level of specialization achieved during the programme. Faculty advisors provide references, and also through other informal/formal channels.

1)  What about the Hostel Facility?

Ans: The Hostels for Students is available.  Rooms are spacious, well ventilated, illuminated & well furnished, with Bathroom Gallery, Hot Water Geyser.

2) What type of basic infrastructure has been provided to the hostellers?

Ans:  A basic bed, study table, chair, cupboard, cloth dryer stand is assured to every boarder Common facility as opted for.

3) What about the security of our students who are in the hostel?

Ans: Security Guard: The entire campus is highly secured, so are the hostels. Nobody can enter the hostel without permission as we have deputed 24*7 professional security guards to avoid any untoward incidence.
Electronic Surveillance: The entire campus is under the surveillance of CCTV cameras round the clock.
Visit of Hostel: There are regular rounds of hostel warden in morning and evening sessions. The absentees are followed up and anyone found ill is taken to doctor, if need be and special care is taken including his/ her meals.
Night attendance: There is Night attendance of all inmates, just before retiring to bed; we have a provision to take attendance of hostellers. Anybody, found missing in the hostel, is immediately brought to the attention of the parents over phone.