Online Interview Procedure
The interviews will be conducted in two steps.
STEP 1: Shortlisting Interview
All the Shortlisted Candidates will be asked to appear for an initial Shortlisting Interview. The Shortlisting Interview will take place on 02.07.2020 from 9 AM till 5 PM. The schedule for online interviews and the slots for each candidate will be announced on this page, on 30.06.2020. The shortlisting interview will be based on general and candidate’s subject specific contents, including aptitude and general analytical ability.
Short-listing Criteria for calling the candidates for Step 2 (Statement of Purpose Presentation and Viva-voce):
A candidate will be shortlisted for the Second Step based on his/her performance in the First Step (shortlisting interview). For each category candidates, three times the number of allotted seats, i.e. (GEN-12, EWS-03, OBC-NCL-09, SC-03, ST-03) or the maximum available number of candidates (whichever is lower) will be shortlisted for the Second Step.
STEP 2: Statement of Purpose Presentation and Viva-voce
In Step 2, the candidates will be interviewed based on their statements of purpose (research proposals) submitted .
Final selection for the PhD program at CLST will be based on the performance of the candidate in the Statement of Purpose Presentation and Viva-voce, availability of relevant faculty members in the areas of interest of the candidate and on the consensus of the selection committee.