Ph.D Arts

M.Phil./Ph.D. [Doctor of Philosophy -Arts]

Stream Arts
Course Type Master
Duration 2 Years

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme

A student registered in the programme has to complete 4 courses – each carrying 4 credits – in the first two semesters. Of these, 3 courses are optional and one is a compulsory course on methods. There is an MPhil dissertation carrying 8 credits that must be completed over the third and fourth semesters. After the completion of her/his MPhil dissertation, based on the fulfillment of minimum grade requirements according to the JNU rules, the student can register for the PhD programme. The student has 8 semesters (4 years) to complete her/his PhD thesis.

M.Phil Semester I and II


Compulsory Course (EP 601 or EP 602)

4 credits


Optional I

4 credits


Optional II

4 credits


Optional III

4 credits

M.Phil Semester III and IV


MPhil Dissertation

8 credits

Compulsory Courses (A student has to opt for only one of the two courses below)

Course no.

Course Name


EP 601

Methods of Economic Analysis

4 credits

EP 602

Statistical and Econometric Methods

4 credits


Post Graduate and Equivalent