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Master of Philosophy

Duration

One Year, 2 Semesters

Status

The M.Phil. Degree shall have the status of an intermediate Degree between the first Post-Graduate Degree and the Doctorate Degree. It will have both research and course components and will give the student adequate background for advanced research.

Terms & Program Content

Term 1:

Term one is of 8-month duration and includes:
- Research Methodology
- Core Paper (as an elective)
- Specialization Paper (Guide Paper)

 

Term 2:

Term Two will be for duration of 4 months, during which the candidates should complete their Dissertation. In addition, they must undertake courses in general skills related to the teaching-learning process such as:
- Computer Application Skills
- Communicative Skills
- Pedagogical Skills and Practical Training in Teaching

Note:
The M.Phil. candidate is expected to secure approval of the Research topic from the Guide within one month of the start of the first term. Literature review should be completed within 4 months of the start of the first term. Synopsis should be completed within 6 months of the start of the first term.

Degree Awarded

Master of Philosophy

Course Commencement

August 2017

Eligibility

Career Opportunities

Holding a recognized M.Phil. Degree can aid access to greater employment opportunities as potential employers will be familiar with your academic qualifications. Career options include, for example, within academia (University lecturer), industry (development researcher) and the public sector (consultant).

Admissions Office



Courses offered

M.Phil. Program offered by the Faculty of Languages
  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit

The M.Phil. Programs in Faculties of Languages are offered by respective Departments / Centers of the University

M.Phil. Program offered by the Faculty of Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Microbiology
  • Electronics
  • Computer science and information technology
  • Mathematics

The M.Phil. Programs in Faculties of Sciences are offered by respective Departments / Centers of the University

M.Phil. Program offered by the Faculty of Management
  • Management

The M.Phil. Programs in Faculties of Management are offered by respective Departments / Centers of the University

M.Phil. Program offered by the Faculty of Commerce
  • Commerce

The M.Phil. Programs in Faculties of Commerce are offered by respective Departments / Centers of the University

M.Phil. Program offered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Cultural Studies
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • History
  • Mass Communication
  • Visual Arts
  • Dance
  • Music

The M.Phil. Programs in Faculties of Humanity and Social Sciences are offered by respective Departments / Centers of the University

Evaluation

Candidates shall be awarded pass in M.Phil. Program upon:

  • Securing an aggregate of 50% marks in the term end exams, and a minimum of 40% marks in each subject
  • Securing an aggregate of 50% marks in the Dissertation and a minimum of 40% marks each in the Thesis and Viva
  • Award of pass grade in the Faculty Skills Development component

Admission procedure

  • Click here to download the application form
  • The candidate should submit his / her application to the University, in the prescribed form with a DD of 1000/- INR in the favour of Jain University, payable at Bangalore, along with other necessary documents; viz., degree certificate, marks cards and such other documents prescribed along with receipt for having paid the prescribed fee. In case of employed candidates, no objection / deputation certificate from the employer, for pursuing research is necessary.
    Filled application forms should be couriered to:
    Admissions Office (Ph.D Program)
    Center for Research in Social Sciences and Education
    52, Bellary Road, Hebbal,
    Bangalore - 560 024
    P: +91 80 2354 5246 / 48
    E: cersse@jainuniversity.ac.in
  • The candidate should submit two copies of a "Synopsis" along with his / her application
  • Eligible candidates will be required to take up M.Phil. Entrance examination comprising an Aptitude Test, a Subject Paper and an Interview
  • Reservations for SC, ST and other candidates shall be as per extant guidelines of the Government of India