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Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

Eligibility

Candidate should hold a Master’s Degree (from a recognized university) in the relevant subject with a minimum of 55% (In the case of SC / ST candidates there will be a relaxation of 5%)

Candidates who are qualified for CA or ACS or ICWA with basic degree are also eligible to register for M.Phil. in this category

Candidates who have qualified for Master’s Degree prior to 1990 - 1991, with no less than 50% marks are also eligible to register for M.Phil. program

Admission Procedure

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

Application Amount - INR 1200

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

  • Innovative and Learning Practice

    Jain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides offering opportunities to learn a variety of new concepts and skills.

  • Supportive Environment (Infrastructure)

    Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in society.

  • Career Development Opportunities

    At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, University-Industry interface, study-tours, student-exchange programs, and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths.

  • Further Study Guidelines

    Postgraduate programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong foundation for further studies. We help you develop career-specific skills and traits that are desirable in the industry.

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.

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

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).