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PHD Admission 2014


PhD refers to doctoral degree or doctor of philosophy. This degree takes several years of studies beyond a masters’ degree and awards candidates with the title before their name, a ‘doctor’.

Students seeking PhD admission 2014 in India can consider a lot of reputed universities and colleges for their ambitious project. Admission requirements for a PhD program vary depending upon the type of course and the college in concern.

Some PhD colleges in India conduct a test for enrolling students in research based doctoral program. On the other hand, a few PhD universities get the students right out of college. On this page, you would found links to several prominent colleges and universities in the country which provide excellent programs at doctoral level.

These institutions offer PhD programs via on campus, as well as, off campus mode. For maintaining the consistency and standard of the education, colleges listed on this website are accredited by UGC and DEC; the top statutory bodies which regulate and maintain the higher education system throughout the India.

Enrollment to a desired PhD program is done either through pre-admission test or on the basis or previous educational qualifications. A candidate is proffered with wide array of programs to choose from, only he requires checking the availability of one such program with the university in concern.

A PhD can be completed in no specific time frame. The duration highly depends upon the type of the course, chosen college and student’s skills. Few students take a minimum of four years to complete, whereas others require eight years or more until they get the title, doctor.

You should inquire after duration that your PhD program takes to complete while taking admission to a PhD college of your choice. Aside to that, fee for the course of study, online availability of research guides, and the course content are other areas which require your prime concern.



In India, a Masters Degree is required to gain admission to a Doctoral Programme although M.Phil Degree holders are preferred. In some subjects, doing a Masters in Philosophy (M.Phil) is a prerequisite to start PHD Admission. The Indian Universities are required to lay down the criteria for the Faculty to be recognized as Research Supervisors both for M.Phil and PHD Programmes..... More Details


In 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 (PHD.). More than 400 universities are conducting M.Phil degrees of one/two years duration. Admission of M.Phil candidates is done on the basis of an Entrance Test conducted by the concerned universities and institutions.... More Details

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    Jodhpur National University granted me permission and facilities to smoothly complete my PhD degree in humanities. Today, I am a degree honor from an accredited university!