IGNOU PhD Program Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

IGNOU PhD Programs Details

IGNOU PhD Programs Course Fee, Duration, Eligibility – Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), one of the leading Universities in India offers high-quality teaching through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode. The Open University offers high-quality, innovative and need-based programs at different levels, to all those who require them; IGNOU Programs are Cost effective and are offered through open and distance learning in the country.

 

IGNOU offers PhD Programs in different streams as given below. These programs vary from two five years duration. The course fee, eligibility and course details are also provided.

Given below are Admission Details to various IGNOU PhD Programs

 

IGNOU Course Name

Course Fee

Duration

Eligibility

Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension (PHDAGE) Rs. 14,000 Minimum – 2 years Maximum – 5 years M.Sc. (Ag.) with 55 per cent marks (50 per cent for SC/ST candidates)
Ph.D in Dairy Science and Technology (PhDDR) Rs. 7,000 Minimum –  2 years Maximum –  5 years Master in Dairy Science, Food Science/ Technology, M.V.Sc. (Animal Products Technology/ Dairy Science), M.Sc. Agriculture (Dairy Science/ Dairy Technology)
Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry (PHDBC) Rs. 14,000 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Postgraduate degree with minimum 55% (50% marks for SC/ST/PH candidates)/ M.Phil or 5 years of teaching at graduation level
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PHDCHE) Rs. 7,000 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Master’s Degree and/or M. Phil. Degree in Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (PHDCENG) Rs. 14,000 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55 per cent marks (50 per cent for SC/ST candidates)
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce (PHDCOM) Rs. 21,000 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates)
Doctor of Philosophy Computer Science (PHDCS) Rs. 14,000 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55 per cent marks (50 per cent for SC/ST candidates)
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PHDEC) Rs. 7,000 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates)
Doctor of Philosophy in English (PhD in English) Rs. 6,600 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates
Doctor of Philosophy in Extension & Development Studies (PHDEDS) Rs. 7,000 Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates
Doctor of Philosophy in Vocational Education Rs. 14,000/ Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates
Ph.D. in Translation Studies Rs. 7000/- Minimum: 1 Year
Maximum: 1 Years
M.A. in Translation Studies (or in a relevant subject) with 55% marks. In the case of SC/ST candidates a relaxation of 5% will be admissible.
Doctor of Philosophy in Tourism and Hospitality Rs 14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Candidates with 55 % marks in Post Graduation in relevant field
Applicants with MPhil/NET/ Professional experience in the relevant field as validated by the faculty would be exempted from taking the Entrance Examination
Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics Rs 7000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
M. Phil. in Statistics or qualified UGC-CSIR NET/SLET in Statistics with Post Graduation in Statistics/Ap plied Statistics
Ph.D in Distance Education   Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil. Degree in Distance Education/Education/Mass Communication and New Media Studies
Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (PhD in Sociology) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Postgraduate in relevant area of discipline with minimum 55% in Geology / Applied Geology / Earth Science / Marine Geology / Hydrogeology of any recognized university with M.Phil or 5 years’ relevant research / teaching / professional experience
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 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) Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
Doctor of Philosophy in Geology Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Postgraduate in relevant area of discipline with minimum 55% in Geology / Applied Geology / Earth Science / Marine Geology / Hydrogeology of any recognized university with M.Phil or 5 years’ relevant research / teaching / professional experience
Ph D in French Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MA in French. MA in Humanities/ Social Science.Masters in any discipline with good knowledge of French.
Ph D in Arabic Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
An MPhil degree and a Post graduate degree in Arabic with a minimum of 55 percent marks (50 percent for SC/ST/PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning
Doctor of Philosophy in Rural Development Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Candidates from other streams (other than Rural Development) not having M.Phil will have to undergo three compulsory courses and also submit two papers on their chosen subject for Ph.D
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (PhD in Public Admn) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
An MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55 per cent marks (fifty percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates)
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Masters degree in Psychology with minimum fifty-five per cent marks (fifty percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a University or a recognized institution of higher training.
Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PHDEDU) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Candidates with fifty five percent marks (50 percent for SC/ST candidates) in the Master of Arts (Education) or Master of Education (M.Ed)) or M.Ed (Special Education) are eligible to apply.
Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science(PhD in Political Sc) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
An MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline 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 training
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics (PhD in Physics) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
M.Phil degree in Physics and a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55% (50% marks for SC/ST/PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognized institution of higher learning
Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences (PhD in Life Sciences) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
An MPhil or an MSc degree in  Life Science or related area from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning.
Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PHDLE) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
LLM with 55% marks.
Doctor of Philosophy in Performing and Visual Arts with specialization in Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Music (PHDPFVA) Rs.7,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD(N)) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Nursing professionals who have completed their M.Phil degree with 55 per cent marks from a recognised University or an equivalent grade (50 per cent for SC and ST candidates)
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering (PHDMECE) Rs.7,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics (PhD in Mathematics) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
A Master’s degree in mathematics and related areas with minimum 55 percent marks (50 per cent marks for SC/ST/PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a recognised university or an institution of higher learning.
Doctor of Philosophy in Management (PHDMGMT) Rs.21,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
An M Phil Degree /a Masters degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 55 per cent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a university or a recognised institution of higher learning.
Doctor of Philosophy in Library & Information Science (PhD in Library & Information Sc) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Master’s Degree and/or M.Phil. Degree in Library and Information
Science
Doctor of Philosophy in journalism & Mass Communication (PhD in journalism & Mass Communication) Rs.14000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
A candidate will be eligible for admission and registration for the PhD Programme provided he/she has Masters Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with fifty-five percent marks and an MPhil from any recognised University or Institution of Higher Learning.
Doctor of Philosophy in Inter-disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies (PHDITS) Rs.7000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
MPhil Degree / a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, with minimum 55 percent marks (50 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates
Doctor of Philosophy in History (PhD in History) Rs.14000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
An MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate degree in a relevant discipline with minimum fifty-five per cent marks (fifty percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates)
Doctor of Philosophy in Hindi(PhD in Hindi) Rs.14000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
An MPhil Degree and a Post-Graduate degree in a relevant discipline with minimum fifty-five per cent marks (fifty percent marks for SC/ ST/ PH candidates
Post Doctoral Certificate in Dialysis Medicine (PDCDM) Rs.50,000/- Minimum: 1 Year
Maximum: 2 Years
MD Medicine/Pediatrics (other Relevant PG medical qualifications will only be considered in case less number of applications are received fulfilling the mentioned criteria)
Doctor of Philosophy in Geography (PHDGG) Rs.7000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
M.A./M.Sc.in Geography, Earth Systems Science and Relevant Discipline of Geospatial Technology
PhD in Women’s Studies (PhD (WS) Rs.14000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Master’s degree in Women’s Studies or Gender Studies with 55% OR Master’s degree in other streams with one or two courses in the area of Women’s/Gender Studies and/or with demonstrable evidence of teaching and / or research and publications in the area of Women’s /Gender Studies.
PhD in Gender and Development Studies (PhD (GDS) Rs.14000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Master’s degree in Gender Studies or Gender & Development Studies with 55% OR Master’s degree in other streams with one or two courses in the area of Gender Studies or Gender & Development Studies and/or with demonstrable evidence of teaching and / or research and publications in the area of Gender Studies or Gender & Development Studies.
Doctor of Philosophy in Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies (M.Phil/PhD in Gandhian Studies) Integrated (DoPGPS) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
M. A in Gandhian Studies; MA in any other subject; and M. Phil. in any subject
Doctor of Philosophy in Food & Nutrition (PHDFN) Rs.14,000/- Minimum: 2 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
 

An M Phil Degree and a Masters Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or an equivalent grade from a recognised institution of higher learning.

 

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