India  /  Published 22.01.20

Two-year wait for research guides

Manoj Waskel is waiting to start his research. He has been waiting for the past two years.The tribal student had enrolled for a PhD in social work in Dr BR Ambedkar University of Social Sciences in Mh...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.19

Highest ever PhD awardees at IIT Kharagpur

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

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 16.03.19

Kerala university to suggest ‘national’ research topics

A central university has asked its departments to prepare a shelf of research projects in line with “national priorities” for its PhD scholars, drawing upon a resolution adopted by vice-chancellor...
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

North East  /  Published 28.02.20

Researcher files petition against IITG

Sunayan Deka, 30, has filed a petition in Gauhati High Court challenging his termination from the PhD programme of IIT Guwahati alleging that it was “arbitrary” and “erroneous” by the institut...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

World  /  Published 19.02.20

Priti visa plan favours Indian PhDs

First, the good news for Indians in the new “points based” immigration proposals officially announced on Wednesday by the home secretary Priti Patel — if you have got “a PhD in in science, tec...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 18.09.19

IIM skips quota for PhD course

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has invited applications from prospective researchers for its doctoral programme but the advertisement has no provision for reservation of seats for cand...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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