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Doctor of Philosophy in Education

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Program Overview

The MIT-WPU School of Education was established in 2007 and has already gained a reputation for excellence and the quality of the educators it produces. Teaching as a profession has undergone massive change in the last few years. A well-defined teacher training program is essential to keep up with the pace of changes in pedagogy.

The PhD in Education is a futuristic initiative of the School. The objective of a PhD in Education is to prepare future educational researchers, policy makers, and educators. The program is a blend of theory and research application. The PhD program will enable the students to develop research as well as generic skills and will equip them to work successfully as professional researchers.

Pursuing a PhD at MITWPU will help to improve your analytical abilities to understand, formulate and provide solutions to problems. It will also make you a better communicator and will imbibe research skills that will lead to a better professional career.

 

Salient Features

  • Qualified and experienced faculty

  • Personalized guidance to the candidates

  • Introduction to new ideas and approaches in educational research

  • Practice reflection among faculty and students alike for collaborative research

  • Good library with access to extensive online resources for research

  • Support for participation in national and international conferences

 

Opportunities

Research areas offered in Faculty of Education are – Pedagogy of teaching. Educational Psychology, Education Management, Educational Sociology, Teacher Education, After completing PhD in Education, the student will have a variety of job and career options, such as:

  • Research and Development Agencies

  • Private/government schools and Colleges

  • Private/government Teacher Education Colleges

  • Educational Consultancies

  • Publishing Houses

  • Education Departments/Ministries of State and Central Governments.

 

Educational Sectors

The focus will be on societal or educational issues related to various educational sectors, formulate research problem and follow evidence based research approach. The different educational sectors such as:

  • Elementary and Secondary Education

  • Special Education Services

  • Higher Education

  • Vocational Education

  • Learning Centers

  • Education industry including Education Consultants

  • Education Policy Specialists

  • Technology Services.

 
 

PhD Admission related queries, contact :

Dr. Archana Choudhari
PhD coordinator
Faculty of Education
archana.chaudhari@mitwpu.edu.in

Eligibility

Eligibility and selection process is as per UGC notification 5th May 2016 (Minimum standards and procedure for the award of M. Phil/Ph.D. degree regulations 2016) and 1st amendment by UGC on 27th Aug 2018 and 2nd amendment on 16th Oct 2018.Subject to the conditions stipulated in these regulations, the following persons are eligible to seek admission to the Ph.D. program :

  • Master’s Degree holders satisfying the criteria stipulated below

    Candidates for admission to the PhD program shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.

    A relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.

  • Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time

  • A person whose M.Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. program of the same Institution

  • Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. program.

Selection Process 

  • MIT-WPU is looking for bright and dedicated scholars interested in research to join us as Ph.D. scholars for Academic Year 2020-21. Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criterion are encouraged to apply for Ph.D. Programme on www.mitwpu.edu.in

  • Candidates satisfying eligibility criteria will be informed to appear for the Ph.D. entrance test conducted by MIT-WPU as per the UGC guidelines. University may decide separate terms and conditions for Ph.D. entrance test for those students who qualify UGC-NET ( Including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET ( including JRF)/SLET/GATE/Teacher fellowship holder or have passed M. Phil programme.

  • The Ph.D. entrance test shall be qualifying with qualifying marks as 50% provided that relaxation from 50% to 45% shall be allowed for the candidates belongs to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/Differently abled category in the entrance examination conducted by the university
    The syllabus of entrance test shall consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% shall be subject specific.

  • The interview/viva-voce will be conducted by the university for test qualifying candidates. For the selection of candidates, a weightage of 70% to the entrance test and 30 % to the performance in the interview/Viva-voce shall be given

PhD Entrance Test Syllabus

Please note that though this is the fee structure for the year 2020 - 2021, it remains unchanged for the years 2021 - 2022. 

Ph.D. Fees structure for AY 2021-22

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The PhD in Education is a futuristic initiative of the School. The objective of a PhD in Education is to prepare future educational researchers, policy makers, and educators. The program is a blend of theory and research application. The PhD program will enable the students to develop research as well as generic skills and will equip them to work successfully as professional researchers.

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