PhD Admissions

PhD Programme in Education

Location: Mumbai

School: School of Education

Centre: Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education

Intake: 12


Applicants will be shortlisted for the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) on the basis of them meeting the following considerations with regard to educational qualifications and research proposal:

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.


PhD Programme in Education

Location: Mumbai

Intake: 12

Education, Culture and society, Work and education, Professional development

Comparative study of teacher education in the global South, Inclusive pedagogies in STEM,

Philosophy and practice of different models of ITE

Innovations during the COVID 19 pandemic and its impact on student learning and teacher capacity building models in the country

Mathematics education, Multilingualism and math learning, Culture and cognition, Curriculum studies and critical understanding

Broad area of Science Education: - Visuo-spatial thinking in science education - Nature of science

Peace education and cultural literacies, Literature studies and humanities education

Thematic Areas


Candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates found ineligible will be rejected at any stage in the admission process and no grievances will be entertained in this regard.

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