Ph.D. in Education & Humanities

  • Course Level

    Course Level

  • Course Fee

  • Duration

    3 Years

  • Scholarship


School of Education and Humanities offers Ph.D. programme in Education and allied disciplines including Economics, English, Political Science, and History under the vertical ‘Humanities’ Thrust areas of study as covered by the doctoral programme are very relevant and align with the needs of contemporary times as envisaged by NEP 2020. Scholars can pursue their doctoral programme in emerging and critical areas namely Assessment and Evaluation, Educational Psychology, E-learning, School management and administration, Curriculum development, Value Education, Innovative Pedagogies, Research-Based Teacher Education, Peace & Sustainability. The research scholars enrolled in the Ph.D. program under the School of Education and Humanities hail from diversified areas encompassing Private and Govt. Sector across diverse educational bodies like SCERT, State Education Departments, and various Govt. Schools and Teacher Education Institutes. Research being undertaken by these scholars is also closely connected to and draws their inputs from their professional expertise and experience. Apart from this, the School of Education and Humanities also takes pride in having research scholars availing fellowships granted by the University Grant Commission. Ph.D. Supervisors in the School of Education and Humanities have impressive research records including high numbers of national and international publications of good repute to their credits. Many of the Faculty members have developed their own MOOCs in collaboration with international Agencies.



Minimum Eligibility Criteria

A 1-year/2-semester master’s degree programme after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme or a 2-year/4-semester master’s degree programme after a 3-year bachelor’s degree programme or qualifications declared equivalent to the master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or equivalent qualification from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of the educational institution.

A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer)/ Differently-abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time. Provided that a candidate seeking admission after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme should have a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed. A relaxation of 5% marks or its equivalent grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer)/ Differently-abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.

Duration Of Ph.D. Programme
  • Ph.D. Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three (3) years, including course work, and a maximum duration of six (6) years from the date of admission to the Ph.D. programme.
  • A maximum of an additional two (2) years can be given through a process of re-registration as per the Statute/Ordinance of the Higher Educational Institution concerned.
  • Provided further that, female Ph.D. scholars and Persons with Disabilities (having more than 40% disability) may be allowed an additional relaxation of two (2) years.
  • Female Ph.D. Scholars may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave for up to 240 days in the entire duration of the Ph.D. programme.



All the programmes/courses inthe School of Education and Humanities are in regular mode.

The Candidate is required to fill out the application form at and pay the requisite application fee. Admission shall be offered on the basis of performance in MRNAT.

Yes, a provisional admission can be provided to those candidates whose result is awaited of qualifying examination. However copy of the final result needs to be submitted within one month from the date of commencement of the classes.

Yes, Manav Rachna University has partnered with Financepeer and Jodo to help those candidates who require some financial assistance to pay their course fee (new admissions as well as existing students). Along with this, Manav Rachna has tied up with Bank of Baroda to help students avail education loans easily with minimum effort.

No, loan facility is available for students all over India subject to fulfillment of conditions stipulated by the bank extending the education loan.

Twice in a year.

The last date for submitting completed application form is given in Admission Brochure.

Yes, there are scholarship patterns for the meritorious students that function according to the University norms.

It is based on Teaching Aptitude, GK, and Comprehension etc.

Demand Draft, Paytm, Online-Transfer and Option for Credit and Debit card is also available.

MRU has a central placement cell named CRC that takes care of the university placements with the highest package of 5.5 lacs pa and students are placed at leading schools of the country.

Yes, we have a well-stocked library with latest editions of books.

The Timings for Central Library is from Monday to Saturday is 8:00am to 5:00pm and on Sunday it is 9:00am to 2:00pm.

Students go to ManavRachna International Schools, Leading Private Schools, Government Schools for teaching practice/Internship.

Timings for: classes 8:00am- 6:00pm for staff and 8:00 to 4:00 pm for students.

Yes, it is Wi-Fi enabled and equipped with latest computing facilities. All computers are connected to the internet with a bandwidth of 45 Mbps.

Facility of e- library is available and the course material is uploaded on the intranet.

Following labs are available:

  • ICT Lab
  • Communication Lab
  • Life Sciences Lab
  • Performing Arts Lab
  • Resource Room
  • Curriculum Lab

Shuttle service is available from MRU campus to closest metro station. Fees structure gets revised every year.

As per the provisions of NEP 2020, the medium of instruction will be Bilingual.

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