Research Domains

PhD Programs In Bangalore

Domains: Economics, English, Media Studies, Political Science, Sanskrit, Culture Studies, Development Studies, Gender Studies and Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS).

Eligibility: 2 Years Master’s degree with an aggregate of 55% / 4 Year UG degree with a Professional Qualification having minimum of 60% or Equivalent grade from Indian/ Foreign Educational institution recognized by the competent authority and approved by the statutory bodies of the University. 

Fee: The Annual Fee for the PhD program is INR 60,000 (Rupees Sixty Thousand) 

Fellowship: Select Fellowships are offered to eligible candidates pursuing research in key focus areas, as prescribed by the regulations.

Commencement of the Program: June 2023  


  • Qualifying in the Chanakya PhD Eligibility Test* 
  • Personal Interview
  • Candidates qualifying in the UGC/CSIR JRF or NET or KSET or GATE are exempted from the PhD written test.

Candidates may visit the University website to apply in the prescribed format for submission along with a registration fee of Rs. 1000.  

Last Date 10th April 2023.

The details of the Test Centres, Mode of Test and Hall Tickets shall be communicated to the candidates on acknowledgement of application.

You application shall be submitted after the Payment.