MPhil PhD Admissions

PhD Eligibility


Eligibility Criteria

Master of Philosophy in Psychiatric Social Work only

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. Applicants will be shortlisted for the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) if they meet the following criteria with regard to educational qualifications, work experience and research proposal:

Educational Qualifications: (Master of Philosophy in Psychiatric Social Work) The minimum academic qualification for admission to the M.Phil. programmes is a  Second Class Master’s degree in Social Work 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 .June 2022 are also eligible to apply for M.Phil. Programme in Psychiatric Social Work  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.

PhD Eligibility Criteria

Applicants will be shortlisted for the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) if they meet the following criteria 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 2.50.
  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.

Sr. No

MUMBAI CAMPUS

School

 

 

Programme (Mumbai Campus )

Ph. D.

 

1.

Habitat Studies

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

2.

Public Health

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

3.

Health Services Management

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

4.

Management and Labour Studies

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

5.

Social Work

General eligibility + PG in Social Work

6.

School of Human Ecology (Applied Psychology)

The Programme will be open to students who have completed MA/MSc in Psychology, from an Indian University recognised by UGC, or a recognised University abroad.

General eligibility + MA/MSc in Psychology

7.

Women's Studies

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

8.

Development Studies

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

9.

Social Sciences (to be anchored by School of Research Methodology)

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

10.

Inclusive Development and Social Justice

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

11.

Disaster Studies

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

12.

CETE

 

General eligibility + MA in any social science or MSc, preferably with MA Education or MEd

13.

Library & Information Science

 

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

14.

Education

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

15.

Media & Cultural Studies

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

 

Hyderabad Off Campus

 

Sr. No.

 

Research Areas

Hyderabad Off Campus

Ph. D.

 1.

Gender Studies

Education

Social Sciences

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields

 

 Guwahati Off Campus

 

Sr. No.

 

Research Areas

Guwahati Off Campus

Ph. D.

1.

 

Social Sciences

General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields