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Important Dates

For all Exams Accepted by this Course
Dates Events
10 Jan, 2020 Form Submission| Mode: online
15 Nov, 2019 Form Availablity| Mode: online
10 Jan, 2019 Form Submission| Mode: online
30 Nov, 2018 Form Availablity| Mode: online

Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 6 Years
  • Offered by: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • Ph.D. program in Social Work shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses as stipulated in the Statute/Ordinance of the individual Institution concerned.
  • This Ph.D. program offered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
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Admission Process

Applicants will be shortlisted for the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) on the basis of the meeting the following considerations with regard to educational qualifications, work experience, and research proposal.

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum academic qualification for admission to the Ph.D programmes is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognized university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 percent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC). In the case of SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 45 percent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 2.50.

Work Experience: A minimum of five years of post-graduation work experience is required for Ph.D. programs. However, candidates with one to two years of work experience will be preferred.

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