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The program aims to give students an excellent grounding and a deep insight into Indian philosophical traditions, as well as Western thought. Its core unit explores the methodological foundations of Indian Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics, Logic, Yoga, Aesthetics and other allied areas. It encourages students to gain a working knowledge of Sanskrit in order to be better acquainted with primary sources. The program offers (1) a comprehensive introduction to the doctrinal foundations, history, regional context and theoretical presuppositions of Indian and Western schools of thought, and (2) advanced skills in research methodologies, writing, presentation and communication of knowledge.

Currently this program is offered at Amritapuri Campus. The course duration is 2 years, with 4 semesters.

Objectives

  • To understand some of the foundational ideas of Indian philosophy
  • To critically engage with Indian philosophical texts
  • To explore some of the core concepts and theories of contemporary thought in relation to ideas in classical Indian philosophy
  • To develop an ability to use a variety of philosophical approaches in addressing contemporary issues and practically integrate them as a “way of life”

Programs Offered

Amritapuri

Postgraduate Programs

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Bengaluru

Postgraduate Programs

Coimbatore

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Eligibility & Process

Eligibility

The applicant should hold any Bachelor’s degree with a 50% mark or 5 CGPA.

The overall performance of a student at a degree programme is evaluated by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham using the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) system of Indian 10-point grading scale.

Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees obtained from universities outside India can convert their grades to the Indian grade equivalent prior to application.

It is mandatory that all international students who earned their Bachelor’s degrees outside India obtain Equivalence Certificate of their Bachelor’s degrees from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi to confirm admission.

How to apply

Instructions to Indian Applicants

Application submission is online. Payment can be either by way of demand draft or via net banking / debit / credit card by paying an application fee of Rs. 750/-

If you are paying by demand draft (DD should be drawn in favour of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, payable at Kollam), Download, print and send it to the address mentioned.

The Admission Coordinator,
Amrita School of Engineering,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritapuri Campus, Clappana (P.O.), Kollam– 690525

Selection Process
  • Based on an interview

Curriculum

Semester I
Course code Course Title L T P Cr Nature
17PHL501 Introduction to Philosophical Thinking in India and Europe 4 0 0 4 Core
17PHL502 Indian Theories of Knowledge 4 0 0 4 Core
17PHL503 Principles of Indian Metaphysics 4 0 0 4 Core
17PHL504 Aspects of Western Metaphysics 4 0 0 4 Core
Elective I 3 0 0 3 Elective
Semester II
Course code Subject Name L T P Cr Nature
17PHL512 Logic and Critical Thinking in Indian Philosophy 4 0 0 4 Core
17PHL513 Logic and Epistemology in European Thought 4 0 0 4 Core
17PHL514 Moral Philosophy in India 4 0 0 4 Core
17PHL511 Introduction to Western Moral Philosophy 4 0 0 4 Core
Elective II 3 0 0 3 Elective
Elective III 3 0 0 3 Elective
Semester III
Course code Subject Name L T P Cr Nature
17PHL601 Philosophy of Mind (East and West) 4 0 0 4 Core
17PHL602 Social and Political Philosophy in India 4 0 0 4 Core
Elective IV 3 0 0 3 Elective
Elective V 3 0 0 3 Elective
Elective VI 3 0 0 3 Elective
Semester IV
Subject Name L T P Cr Nature
Elective VII 3 0 0 3 Elective
Elective VIII 3 0 0 3 Elective
Dissertation 10 Core
Total 74
List of Electives
Course code Subject Name L T P Cr Nature
17PHL534 Indian Philosophy of Language 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL533 Ecology, Philosophy and Environmental Ethics 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL531 Aesthetics (Indian and Western) 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL537 Philosophy of Science 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL538 Philosophy of Tantra 3 0 0 3 D/E

 

Sl.No. Subject Name L T P Cr Nature
17PHL536 Philosophy of Advaita Vedanta 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL540 Yoga Philosophy 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL539 South Indian Philosophy 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL532 Contemporary Indian Thought 3 0 0 3 D/E
17PHL535 Indian Philosophy of Religion 3 0 0 3 D/E

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee Details (in Rupees)
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The Admission Coordinator,
School of Arts & Sciences,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,
Amritapuri Campus,
Clappana (P.O.),
Kollam– 690525

Phone

8589004288

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