School: School of Human Ecology
Applicants will be shortlisted for the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) on basis of them meeting the following considerations with regard to educational qualifications, work experience and research proposal:
Educational Qualifications: The minimum academic qualification for admission to the M.Phil. & 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 2.50.
Candidates who are likely to complete all the requirements of their final year Master’s Degree examinations by July 1, are also eligible to apply for M.Phil, provided they have successfully completed their first year Masters degree. In such cases, admission will be provisional. If a provisionally admitted student successfully completes the admission formalities such as clearing the Research Aptitude Test, but fails to score the minimum required mark/grade at the end of the final year examination of his/her Master’s degree, the offer of provisional admission will be automatically cancelled.
Work Experience: A minimum of five years of post graduation work experience in field practice of research and counselling, clinical practice in mental health is required for applying for the Ph.D. programme. In case of the M.Phil. Programme, there is no requirement of work experience. However, candidates with one to two years of work experience, will be preferred for the M.Phil Programme.
Submission of a research proposal is a compulsory requirement for admission to the M.Phil and 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.
Direct Ph.D. for prospective candidates with experience of 5 years in field practice of research and counselling, clinical practice in mental health.
In continuation of the academic progress of the scholar, SHE is offering a Ph.D.Programme in Applied Psychology. The main requirement will be the thesis to be completed in 3 years. Interventions or theoretical researches could be the bases of the degree. Norms of the Institute as introduced by the Research Council and administered by the Doctoral Scholars Office will be followed. As the model is of practitioner/researcher, depending on the interest and need of particular issues that the scholar would work on, theory driven or intervention research topics can be the choices.
Course Work for Direct Ph.D.:
Attending modular coursework organized by the Office of Deputy Director, SHE’s M.PhilProgramme and/or course work determined by SHE in consultation with the Guide/Doctoral Advisory Committee members of the scholar to provide inputs in substantive areas of specialization (Counselling and Clinical Practice in this case). Original work for the thesis and timely work will be expected.
Fee Structure for M.Phil and Ph.D Programme
(Prices in INR and subject to revision)
The full fees and deposits should be paid within the stipulated time after the announcement of the admission results. In addition, Rs. 50/- towards bank processing charges should be paid in any branch of the State Bank of India. If students fail to pay the fee on time, their candidature can be cancelled. Once the students details have been entered into the Online platform, a scanned copy of the fee receipt must be submitted via the online platform. Non-adherence to the above will be considered as equivalent to non-payment of fees.
Students’ Mediclaim Insurance Premium
For M.Phil per Semester
For Ph.D. per Semester for 2 Years
Medical Examination Fees
Student Union Fee
Payable three months before submission
Degree certificate replacement
Issue of duplicate Identity Card
Hostel Room(Double/Triple) (if allotted)
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