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Ph.D in Humanities and Social Sciences


The study of Humanities and Social Sciences is critical to human cultures all around the world. It can aid in a better understanding of diverse cultures, human relations and lay a foundation for a civically engaged life. Humanities subjects are mostly analytical or philosophical, while social sciences subjects are more scientific and experiment-oriented. The program duration is of 3 years and researchers gain knowledge about investigative and comprehensive ways of holding in-depth research in areas like English, Geography, Philosophy, Sociology, Public Administration, etc. SVU is among the topmost universities for a PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences, the research-oriented curriculum, education methodology and fee structure at SVU are highly advantageous for the candidates.

Courses offered under PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in English
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Hindi
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Geography
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Sociology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Home Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Work

Basic Eligibility:

  • The candidate must have a minimum of 55% Marks in PG for Gen. /OBC and 50% for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy) layer / differently-abled category candidates as per govt. rules.
  • NET/GATE/SLET/SET qualified candidates will be exempted from CET as per UGC norms.

Fee Structure:

  • Registration Fees = Rs. 2000/-
  • Tuition Fees = Rs. 45000/- (Per Semester)
  • Examination and Viva Fees = Rs. 30000/-

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  • Experienced Faculty
  • Placement & Internship
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  • International Exposure