Ph.D. program shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses as stipulated in the Statute/Ordinance. The women candidates and Persons with Disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of one year for M.Phil and two years for Ph.D. in the maximum duration. In addition, the women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of M.Phil/Ph.D. for up to 240 days.

Duration Minimum 3 years (From the date of initial registration including course work), Maximum 6 years
Intake As per vacancy declared under a research supervisor
Course Fees 2,90,000/-
Eligibility Criteria Master’s Degree in respective subject or MPhil with at least 55% aggregate marks or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC


Note1: This is for your kind information that two new subjects (Sociology & Mass Communication and Journalism under the discipline of Arts and Humanities) have been added in the PhD Entrance Exam 2022.

Note2: Last date of submission of Ph.D entrance application form is extended to 20.07.2022

Note3: Exam date of Ph.D entrance  Examination 06.08.2022