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Ph.D in Education

Ph.D in Education

School of Education (SOE)

  • Program Code


  • Level


  • Duration

    Min. 3 Years

About the Programme

PhD In Education Programme at Sharda University is primarily designed to train students as independent researchers so that on completion of the programme, they can claim a professional standing as academic staff or in any other profession needing skills in advanced research. This programme is designed to build the research capacity of the scholars from varied backgrounds and helps in providing a strong knowledge and skill base in areas like educational policy, planning, administration and finance. The research opportunities offered to the students provide critical inputs for policy formulation, implementation of reform programmes and capacity building activities.

This programme offers a wider scope for the doctoral students to engage in descriptive and experimental studies, and investigate some fundamental problems in the field of education. It suggests suitable remedies and motivates students to make a significant contribution to various academic and administrative practices. It also initiates the innovation of multiple strategies and methods to improve teaching-learning practices. Students are also urged to play an active role in research seminars, and engage in other academic opportunities throughout the duration of the programme.

This course is for individuals who...

Are interested in expanding their knowledge through teaching, and pedagogical expertise in education should opt for this programme. This programme is for students who wish to pursue a career in teaching and other related fields.

Students who are looking for...

Anyone looking for a rewarding career in the field of education and want to contribute to the social and intellectual growth of the country should opt for this programme. Anyone who understands the concept of teamwork, understand the value of education in the society is an ideal fit.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 50000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA 5000*
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • A candidate must have cleared post-graduate (PG) degree or equivalent of minimum duration of 2 years from a UGC recognized Indian / foreign university in respective discipline with score of minimum 55% or equivalent CGPA. A 5% relaxation in score for SC/ST/OBC i.e minimum of 50% in PG degree or equivalent CGPA is allowed.
  • Online Entrance Examination of Sharda University followed by interview.
  • Candidates with valid selection from NET / GATE / SET / UET / any other equivalent test conducted by GOI accredited agency (to be decided by the selection committee) are exempted from entrance test and get preference in selection. M.Phil. degree holders from UGC accredited universities are also exempted from entrance test.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Associate Professor
  • Divisional Education Consultant
  • Overseas Education Consultant
  • Education Coordinator
  • Content Writer Education
  • Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT)
  • Post Graduate Teacher (PGT)
  • Education Researcher
  • Content Developer
  • Administrator
  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Tutor
  • E-learning faculty
  • Career Counsellor
  • Activist Research Fellow
  • Civil Servant
  • Translator
  • Creative Writer
  • Central Schools
  • Demonstration School (RIE)
  • Navodaya Schools
  • Sainik Schools
  • DIET
  • CIET
  • Public Schools
  • Azim Premji Foundation
  • Teach India

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