Doctoral Programs at Amrita

Candidates interested in Engineering, Business, Humanities & Social Sciences, Pure Sciences, Computer Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies shall apply online.

Doctoral programs in Arts, Media and Commerce at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham encourage both practice-led innovative researches and traditional forms of doctoral researches across art, media and commerce including interdisciplinary practices and researches.

A team of dedicated faculty, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, imparts contemporary research training to the candidates to help them emerge victorious in a dynamic challenging commercial and social environment. Our research guides helps the candidates to explore, experiment and develop ideas for research thesis in a supportive, critically reflective, wide-ranging situational contexts, with a goal to develop competency in quality-led rigorous research in art, media and commerce, by integrating diverse scientific practices and performance metrics, with the view of making original contributions to these disciplines. Candidates seeking admission can enroll in the Amrita campuses at Amritapuri, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysore, if they meet the conditions laid down by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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Candidates with UGC-NET (including JRF), UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF), SLET, GATE, teacher fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil Program (with required criterion) are exempted from Entrance Test but are required to pass Ph. D. course work and other conditions laid down by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham for the award of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

  • Candidates interested shall apply online.
  • Candidates interested in pursuing PhD in Mysore Campus may apply here.

Eligibility for Admission

Full Time PhD

Applicants holding a Master’s degree are eligible to apply for admission. Examples of Master’s degree include: ME, M. Tech., M. Sc., MCA, MA, M. Com., MFA, MJMC, MSW, MBA, MD, MS, DNB, MDS, MPharm, PharmD, MBBS/ BAMS plus 2 yr. PG Diploma, MS by Research and MPhil

All applicants are expected to have strong academic records.

Part Time PhD

Applicants who have a full-time appointment at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham or at another academic/ R&D organization are eligible to apply for part-time admission. Other eligibility requirements of such applicants are same as full time applicants. Part Time students are permitted to proceed at a slower pace in completing their doctoral requirements.

Integrated PhD

In order to encourage exceptional students in Bachelor’s and Master’s programs at Amrita, students are allowed to pursue Ph. D., and can be considered for Integrated Ph. D. admission. Completion of undergraduate degree is mandatory for such applicants.


 

Dual Degree PhD

Applications for dual degree admissions are solicited as and when opportunities for such admissions become available at the International Partner University (IPU).


 

 


Funded Scholarships

At Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham over 200+ Scholarships are open under

  • Chancellor’s Scholarship
  • Dean’s Fellowship
  • International Scholarships
  • Industry Sponsored Scholarships
  • Research and Teaching Assistant Scholarships

Categories

Full Time

  • Candidates with Fellowships from national institutions like UGC NET and CSIR
  • Candidates working in Research Centre / Funded Project
  • Candidates with International Scholarships
  • Candidates with Fellowships/ Scholarships from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
  • Self Funded Research Scholars

Part Time

  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Research and Teaching Assistants
  • Sponsored candidates from Governmental, Semi Governmental and recognized Private Institutions

Thrust Areas of Research at Various Amrita Campuses

Amritapuri
 

  • Commerce and Management

     

 

Coimbatore
 

  • Ph. D. in Communication

     

 

Kochi
 

  • Visual Media and Communication
  • Commerce and Management

 

Mysuru
 

  • Visual Media
  • Management and Commerce

     

Opportunities for Holistic Development

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham aims to provide holistic education to its students, where the faculty strives to structures their skills, helping them reflect on real-world issues and think critically about them, allowing them to channelize these skills to be used in multiple scenarios encountered in their future life. Candidates interested in learning yoga, music and music instruments like Tabala, Harmonium, etc will be provided with opportunities to learn and master them. Those interested in rendering social and philanthropic services to the poor and needy will relish their life at Amrita where they encounter innumerous opportunities to quench their thirst for selfless service.


Doctoral Programs at Amrita

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phd@amrita.edu

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