The IPU Research Aptitude Test (RAT) for Ph.D Admission will be held on 12.05.2013
IPU Research Aptitude Test (RAT) Examination Pattern
There shall be two sections in IPU RAT-
Section I - Duration 1 Hour - Maximum Marks 200: This sections is General Aptitude Test (GAT). All questions Multiple Choice Type.
Section II- Duration 2 Hour - Maximum Marks 400: This is Subject Specific Test containing Multiple Choice Questions. However, for candidates applying for research program in University School of Humanities & Social Sciences (USHSS) 50% Questions will be objective type and remaining 50% Subjective Type.
For University School of Medicine & Para Medical Health Sciences (USMPMHS), Research
Aptitude Test (RAT) will be of 3 hours with both sections of General Aptitude Test (GAT) (Multiple
Choice Questions only).
In all University School of Studies (USS) except USMPMHS Section – I is a qualifying test and
short-listing of candidates will be based on marks secured in Section – II.
The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview and final merit list will be prepared on the
basis of marks secured in section – II and interview (except USMPMHS). Both will have equal
weightage. RAT has to be conducted by GGSIP University. Codes for USS/ Subject Specific
Discipline and syllabii for different Subject Specific Tests as given in Annexure – I & II are available
on the University Website: http://www.ipu.ac.in.
Original documents related to educational qualification will be verified at the time of interview.
A candidate working in an organization/institute shall produce "no objection certificate" from the employer at the time of interview.
Candidates appearing for Research Aptitude Test and Interview of IP University who will be successful will be involved in pursuing research programs in following University Schools of IP University.