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.

 (As Per UGC, Nov.2022, Gazette Of India, New Delhi, Monday, November 07, 2002, Kartika 16, 1944, CG-DL-E-07112022-240086, Part III-Section, Number 544, University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2022 (7th November, 2022), No. F. No. 1-3/2021(QIP))

Note: The women Candidates and Person with disabilities (More than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of one year for M. Phil and two years for Ph.D in maximum duration. In addition, the women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the duration of M. Phil/Ph.D for upto 240 days.


  • As per UGC Maximum Duration is 6 Years. If candidate fails to complete his thesis within stipulated time (3 years) candidate can take extension and same semester fees will be applicable.


  • Ph D Program shall not be conducted through distance education mode.


  • The medium of instruction and examination shall be English only unless specified English/Hindi (only for Library Science/ Education and Physical Education).
  • For language subjects, the medium shall be the language concerned. For teaching of languages, the concerned language can be adopted as a medium of instruction/ examination and thesis.