Sunday, January 29, 2012

IGNOU M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes Admissions 2012

IGNOU M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes Admissions 2012

Indira Gandhi National Open University-IGNOU offers Research Degree Programmes in different Disciplines under the respective Schools. The Research Degree Programmes are managed in accordance with the Ordinance on Research Degree Programmes and the Guidelines for M.Phil & Ph.D. Programmes.

IGNOU also offers Research Fellowships to students who are not receiving any financial support for pursuing Ph.D. These Fellowships are tenable only at IGNOU. Expansion of research activities through a scheme of grants for major and minor research in different areas is also under consideration. The research activities of IGNOU are coordinated by the Research Unit of the University.

The University offers M.Phil./ Ph.D. Programmes for July 2012 in the Disciplines listed below:
History (Ph.D.)
Economics (M.Phil/Ph.D)
Sociology (M.Phil/Ph.D)
Political Science (M.Phil/Ph.D)
Public Administration (M.Phil/Ph.D)
Library & Information Science (M.Phil/Ph.D)
Gandhian Thoughts and Peace Studies (M.Phil & Ph.D)
Vocational Education (Ph.D)
Rural Development (Ph.D)
Child Development (Ph.D)
Nutritional Sciences (Ph.D)
Gender and Development Studies (Ph.D)
Women’s Studies (Ph.D)
Chemistry (Ph.D)
Journalism &Mass Communication (Ph.D)
Civil Engineering (Ph.D)
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D)
Interdisciplinary & Transdisciplinary Studies (Ph.D)
Astrophysics (Ph.D)
French (Ph.D)
Arabic (Ph.D)
Extension & Development Studies (Ph.D)
Education (Ph.D)
Distance Education (M.Phil/Ph.D)
Translation Studies (M.Phil/Ph.D)
English (Ph.D)
Fine Arts (Ph.D)
Music (Ph.D)
Theatre Arts (Ph.D)

The admission to M.Phil./Ph.D. Programmes of the University is offered through two parallel streams. The eligibility conditions in these streams are as given below:

Stream A: Candidates must have 55% marks at the Post-Graduation level (50% for reserved category) and should have obtained the M.Phil. Degree.
Candidates must have 55% marks at Post-Graduation level (50% for reserved category) and should additionally have at least five years of relevant teaching / professional experience after having obtained the Post-Graduate Degree.

Stream B: Candidates must have 55% at Post-Graduate level (50% for reserved category) and should have qualified the Entrance Test of IGNOU.
Note: 1. Candidates having qualified in the UGC NET/ JRF / JEST / GATE or such equivalent examination will be exempted from the Entrance Test.

Some Disciplines have prescribed specific eligibility criteria in addition to the one stated above. These will be applicable in relevant cases.

To Apply :
Application form which can be downloaded from the website, must be sent to the Research Unit of the University at the following address:
The Director
Research Unit
Block No-6, Room No-18
IGNOU, Maidan Garhi
New Delhi - 110068

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muddappa said...

Ph. D discipline like environmental scence/geology is required in IGNOU

m.somorjit said...

please do create the course of
geography subject in Ph.D programme

Anonymous said...

pls start phD or Mphilm programme in biotechnology or microbiolody

hi said...

does information science also represents information technology...if not please do create m.phil courses for computer science

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