Phd Programmes
India  /  Published 18.10.21

NET-linked fellowship plan casts cloud

A government-appointed panel has recommended replacing the Non-NET (National Eligibility Test) fellowship offered to research students at central universities with an NET-linked fellowship, dismaying ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.20

UGC extends PhD theses deadline

Lokendra Pratap, a PhD student at JNU, said he had last month received his fellowship dues for July, August and September but “many others haven’t”. Students of central universities...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.11.20

IITG joins hand with IIT (BHU) on PhD

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between IIT Guwahati and IIT (BHU), Varanasi, on Friday to offer a joint doctoral programme from July. Directors of both the institutes, Prof. T.G. Sitha...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.09.20

JNU: fees for Covid delay

JNU is seeking tuition fees from end-year PhD students for the extra semester they have been granted to finalise and submit their theses, a process halted by the pandemic-induced closure of universiti...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.20

Research: lock on JNU, Jamia funds

Hundreds of research scholars at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Jamia Millia Islamia have not been getting their fellowship for at least four months now during the pandemic because the institut...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


India  /  Published 04.08.19

4-year bachelor courses back on table

The University Grants Commission is considering proposals for four-year undergraduate courses in all streams, with their graduates allowed to join PhD programmes directly, and the award of PhD degrees...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.19

Xavier’s university to offer doctoral programmes

St Xavier’s University will offer PhD programmes from the academic session starting September. The three-year-old university will begin with doctoral programmes in English, commerce and mass commun...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.01.19

24% fellowship hike versus 276% fee rise

The Union science ministry has announced a 24 per cent hike in fellowship amounts for PhD scholars, angering sections of recipients who point out that their tuition fees alone have risen by 276 per ce...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.20

6-month appeal for PhD, MPhil theses

Aakriti Boudh has been confined to her home in Delhi for almost one month without being able to carry forward her research work.Aakriti, a PhD student of history at Delhi University, said research stu...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.12.18

Govt bows to IIMs on PhD entry norms

The Centre has bowed to a demand from the Indian Institutes of Management and relaxed the eligibility norms for BTech graduates seeking direct admission to PhD courses in these premier B-schools.The h...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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