Admission to full time
and regular M.Phil Degree
The Master of Philosophy
(M.Phil.) is a postgraduate research degree.
It is a lesser degree than the Doctor of Philosophy
(Ph.D.). An M.Phil. is generally considered equivalent
to the French diplôme d’études approfondies (or
DEA) or the Spanish Diploma de Estudios Avanzados.
In most cases it is thesis only and is generally
regarded as a senior or second Master’s Degree.
In some instances the degree may be awarded to graduate
students after completing several years of original
research, but before the defence of a Dissertation
/ M.Phil. Thesis In some cases it can serve as a
provisional enrollment for the Ph.D.
India, the M.Phil. Degree is considered
to be a bridge course between the Master’s Degree
(M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Com. / MBA / MCA) and the Doctoral
Degree (Ph.D.). More than 400 universities are conducting
M.Phil. Degrees of one/two years duration. The admission
to the M.Phil. Degree course is regulated through
the UGC (Minimum Standards) and Procedure for Award
of M.Phil. / Ph.D. Degree) Regulation 2009. According
to these regulations, no university, institutions,
deemed to be a university and college / institutions
of national importance shall conduct M.Phil. / Ph.D.
programmes through distance education mode. Selection
of M.Phil. candidates is done on the basis of an
Entrance Test conducted by the concerned universities
: One Year.
Master's Degree in the relevant subject.
The One Year full time and regular M.Phil. Degree
conducted at has been designed for enabling the
Master’s Degree holders to acquire expert knowledge
of research methodology and other advanced topics
for being prepared to get registered in the Ph.D.
Degree in the relevant Faculties.
M.Phil. Thesis :
Examinees will submit the M.Phil. Thesis before
appearing in the university examination conducted
in the university campus.
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degree with specialisation
in the relevant subject shall be awarded to all
the successful candidates by the University.