The Ph. D. programme offers a Doctorate degree that is often considered as the highest academic degree a student can obtain and involves intense research and study dedicated to a specific field of interest. It requires identification and development of critical knowledge and expertise required to thrive in an international research and teaching environment. It is necessary to conduct, and communicate valid, and ethical research and evaluate ongoing or completed research projects.
Eligibility : Master's Degree holders satisfying the criteria stipulated under M. Phil. eligibility furnished above. 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.
Duration : Full-time Ph.D. programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years from the date of admission, including course-work and a maximum of six years. Part-time Ph.D. programme shall be for a minimum duration of three and a half years from the date of admission, including course-work and a maximum of seven years.