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Prepare for a career in Ph. D. in Humanities and Social Sciences

Doctoral programs in Humanities and Social Sciences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham encourages practice-led innovative, interdisciplinary, pedagogic researches in the field of Humanities & Social Sciences, including spiritual and philosophical studies with an aim to create a knowledge community with strong human values, discerning social awareness and excellent communicative competence. The candidates are trained to become competent to analyze social situations, evaluate, and determine solutions to various societal problems making them proficient to take up jobs suited for public service.

Eligibility

Admission

Candidates seeking admission can enroll in the Amrita campuses at Coimbatore, Amritapuri, Bangalore, Kochi and Mysore, if they meet the conditions laid down by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Candidates interested shall Apply online

Program Fee

For scholarship related details, Please visit scholarships page

Scholarships & Jobs

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 in Humanities and Social Sciences Department at Amrita Campuses

Amritapuri

Humanities and Social Sciences:

Amrita Dharshan- Philosophy/Spirituality and Interdisciplinary Studies, English Language and Literature, Social Work, AMMACHI Labs- Cognitive Sciences and Technology, AmritaCREATE- Special Education

Admission to Ph. D. Program in English Languague and Literature at Amritapuri campus has been postponed until further notice.

Coimbatore

Humanities and Social Sciences:

English Language and Literature, Social Work, Amrita Dharshan: Philosophy/Spirituality and Interdisciplinary studies

Chennai

Humanities and Social Sciences:

English Language and Literature, Amrita Dharshan- Philosophy/Spirituality and Interdisciplinary Studies

Kochi

Humanities and Social Sciences:

English Language and Literature, Cultural Education and India Studies

Mysuru

English and Languages

Admission to Ph. D. Program in English and Languagues at Mysuru campus has been postponed until further notice.

Facilities at a glance

  • Central Library
  • Hostel Accomodation
  • Sports Facilites
  • Banking Facilities
  • Transport
  • Medical Services
  • Canteen
  • General Store
  • CISCO
  • ICTS
Amrita First in India & Top 100 in THE Impact Rankings 2021

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Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2020

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2020

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2021

12th

Overall Rankings 2021
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5th Best
University in India
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Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
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Topmost
‘A++’ Grade
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