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Distance Education PhD courses offered by IGNOU

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Summary of Courses Offered

IGNOU through Distance Education offers PhD courses in Social Work, Vocation Education, Nursing, Rural Development, Food and Nutrition, Child Development, Public Administration, History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Library & Information Science, Management, Commerce, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Tourism Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Law etc. Read Duration and Eligibility of Courses

Contact Information, Admission Notification and Results

To find details for Admission Notification and Results refer to website - http://www.ignou.ac.in/

Address : Maidan Garhi, Delhi - 110 068
Phone - 91-11-2953 5924-32
Fax : 91-11-2953 2312
Email : ssc@ignou.ac.in

 

 

Duration and Eligibility of Courses Offered

Degree Course Duration Eligibility
PhD Social Work Two Years

An MPhil and a Post-Graduate degree in Social Work with minimum fifty-five percent marks (fifty percent marks for SC/ST/PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning. OR Masters degree in Social Work with minimum fifty-five percent marks and five years of teaching/research/extension/ administration/health care/ social welfare/professional experience at senior level

PhD Vocation Education Two Years As per IGNOU Guidelines
PhD Nursing 18 Months Nursing professionals who have completed their M.Phil degree with 55 per cent marks from a recognised University or an equivalent grade OR Nursing professionals having M.Sc. Nursing, with 55 per cent marks and five years of teaching/industry/administration/professional/clinical experience
PhD Rural Development Two Years Those possessing MA in RD with B grade are included as a category eligible for enrolment in Ph.D programme in Rural Development, provided they submit two papers on their chosen subject for Ph D and subject to their acceptance by the Doctoral Committee. OR those who possess MPhil in any subject
PhD Food and Nutrition Two Years An M Phil Degree and a Masters Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or an equivalent grade from a recognised institution of higher learning. OR Masters Degree (MSc) in Food and Nutrition or an equivalent grade from a recognized institution and 5 years teaching /industry /professional /public service experience (in an area related to nutrition/dietetics) at senior level.
PhD Child Development Two Years An M Phil degree and a Post-Graduate degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55 percent marks Or Master's degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55 percent marks with at least 5 years of teaching experience in a University and demonstrable research experience and familiarity with research methodology in the area of Child Development.
PhD Public Administration Two Years An MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55 per cent marks OR Masters Degree in a relevant discipline with minimum fifty-five percent marks and five years of teaching/ industry/ administration/ professional experience at senior level.
PhD History Two Years
PhD Political Science Two Years
PhD Economics Two Years
PhD Sociology Two Years
PhD Library & Information Science Two Years
PhD Management Two Years
PhD Commerce Two Years
PhD Women's and Gender Studies Two Years Master's degree with five years teaching or work experience/M.Phil. degree in any discipline with demonstratable evidence of research publications/interest in areas relevant to Gender and Development Studies.
PhD Gender and Development Studies Two Years
PhD Civil Engineering Two Years PhD in Civil Engineering
PhD Mechanical Engineering Two Years PhD in Mechanical Engineering
PhD Computer & Information Science Two Years MPhil Degree in the Computer Science / IT etc with fifty-five percent marks OR Master's degree or an equivalent degree from any University or a recognised Institute of higher learning in any relevant branch of Science / Engineering & technology with at least 60 percent marks OR The candidates having Master's degree in any subject with minimum seventy percent marks with sufficient background in the area of computer science / IT, may also be considered. OR A batch in Computer Science/Information Technology with seventy percent marks with five (5) years of experience either in teaching or in the software industry, may also be considered. However, the admission cases in this category will be recommended by a sub-committee on the basis of the performance in a seminar after the entrance test. There will be an entrance test for those who fulfil the above mentioned eligibility conditions.
PhD Tourism Studies Two Years MPhil in the relevant subject/allied discipline from a recognised university/recognised institution of higher learning OR 5 years of teaching /industry /administration /professional experience at senior level and having made a demonstrable contribution. One also needs to have fifty-five percent marks in Post-Graduation, with course work or Master in Tourism or related discipline with fifty-five percent of marks.
PhD Mathematics Two Years A Master's degree in mathematics and related areas with minimum 55 percent marks or an equivalent grade from a recognised university or an institution of higher learning. Candidates of this category will have to undertake course work before registration in the PhD programme. A candidate with an MPhil Degree in the relevant discipline, with minimum fifty-five percent marks or an equivalent grade from a recognised university or an institution of higher learning need not undertake the course work.
PhD Physics Two Years MPhil degree in Physics and a Master's degree in a relevant discipline with minimum fifty-five percent marks or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning
PhD Chemistry Two Years MPhil degree in Chemistry and a Master's degree in a relevant discipline with minimum fifty-five percent marks or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning
PhD Life Sciences Two Years MPhil degree in Life Sciences and a Master's degree in a relevant discipline with minimum fifty-five percent marks or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning OR Those who have cleared NET (conducted by UGC/ CSIR) or GATE any other test conducted at National level.
PhD Law Two Years Qualification for PhD is LLM. with fifty-five percent marks and five years of Teaching and Research experience or law related work experience. The candidate seeking admission to PhD will submit a research proposal along with the application.
PhD English Two Years An MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of fifty percent marks or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning
PhD Hindi Two Years
PhD Arabic Two Years An MPhil degree and a Post graduate degree in Arabic with a minimum of 55 percent marks or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning. A University/ College teacher with five years of teaching experience is also eligible.
PhD French Two Years MA in French. / MA in Humanities/ Social Science. / Masters in any discipline with good knowledge of French. Candidates with M Phil or relevant 5 years teaching/ industry experience may be considered for admission into Ph.D
PhD Dairy Science and Technology Two Years Master Degree in Dairy Science (Dairy Technology, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, Dairy Engineering), Food Science/ Food Technology, MVSc (Animal Products Technology/ Dairy Science), MSc Agriculture (Dairy Science/ Dairy Technology)
PhD Agriculture Extension Two Years MSc(Ag)with 55 percent marks in Agriculture Extension / Extension Education/ Home Science Extension/ Dairy Extension/ Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension/ Fisheries Extension/ Agricultural Communication/ Development Communication/ Agricultural Extension and Communication OR Masters degree in any branch of Agricultural Sciences or allied fields (with bridge course)
PhD Education Two Years Candidates with fifty-five percent marks in the Post-Graduate examination are eligible to apply.
 

 

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