Ph.D Admission Humanities and Social Sciences

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Academic Year 2017-18 Semester - I


Research Areas


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(1) Economics: International Economics, Banking and Finance, Development Economics, Urban Economics, Health Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics

(2) English Literature: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Modern Fiction, Postcolonial Studies.

(3) Linguistics: Morphology, Optimality Theory, and Phonology, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Psycho/Neurolinguistics, Language and Cognition

(4) Management: Consumer Psychology, Brand Management, e-Services, Services Marketing

(5) Philosophy: Philosophy of Science, Western Epistemology and Metaphysics, Logic, Aesthetics

Master's or equivalent degree in Cognitive Science, Commerce, Economics, English Literature, Linguistics, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, or any other relevant discipline with 55% (or 6.0 grade point out of 10).


Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Engineering from any of the IITs/NITs or any other ‘Ínstitute of National Importance’ with minimum of 55% (or 6 grade points out of 10)

Candidates meeting one of these requirements must also fulfil one of the following additional requirements:

a) UGC/CSIR- NET or GATE or equivalent qualification

b) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship

Note: Candidates with Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology from any of the IITs and having CGPA/CPI Score of 8 (out of 10) are exempted from GATE requirement.

Last Date to Apply: Apr 10, 2017 (Monday)