MPhil PhD Admissions

Direct PhD in Social Sciences

Location: Mumbai

School: School of Research Methodology

Intake: 9



  1. Educational Qualifications: The minimum academic qualification for admission to the Ph.D programmes is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC). In the case of SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 45 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 2.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

  2. Candidates who have an M.Phil or equivalent degree awarded by a recognized university in India or abroad are also eligible to apply for the Ph.D Programme.

  3. Submission of a research proposal is a compulsory requirement for admission for the Ph.D. Programme. A research proposal consisting of approximately 1,000 words should accompany the proposal and indicate the Specification of the broad field of study, Statement of the research problem and scope and objectives of the study, rationale for and the significance of the study, methodology to be followed, references, and the candidate’s research/work experience in that area, if any.



School of Research Methodology

The School of Research Methodology (SRM) focuses on knowledge production and skills in the methodological aspects of the various human science disciplines. The School is a leader in training research professionals in various fields and has been engaged in teaching, research and consulting in the area of research and analysis.

 Ph. D. in Social Sciences

Total Intake:- 5
Location :- Mumbai

Thematic Areas

Research methodology, Higher education

Population sciences, Migration, Caste related issue, development

School of Law and Justice

In pursuance of the TISS mission of creating a people-centred and just society that promotes equality, justice and human rights for all, the School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance (SLRCG) was set up at the Mumbai Campus in June 2012. The main objective of the School is to advance socially relevant legal education and promote the education of human rights.

 Ph. D. in Social Sciences

Total Intake: - 4
Location :- Mumbai

Thematic Areas

 Access to justice, Criminal law, Human rights & Criminal justice, Criminology & correctional administration and victimology.

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