Basic eligibility for the programme is a pass at the Postgraduate level examination with an aggregate of 55% marks or equivalent grade in Socialogy from any recognised University in India or abroad recognised by UGC / AIU are eligible to apply. (Applicants who are in the final year of their studies should have secured 55% or above aggregate in all the Semesters / Years of Undergraduate Examinations conducted so far. Students writing their final degree examinations are also eligible to apply.
Admission procedure includes entrance test and personal interview. Entrance test is a written test in Analytical skills and subject specific knowledge. and assessment of past performance in class 10, class 12 undergraduate degree, postgraduate degree level and the research proposal during the Personal Interview. The selected candidates must process admission at Office of Admissions, Christ University Main Campus, as per the stipulated date and time mentioned in offer of admission card / by O
Master of Philosophy Programme in Sociology is aimed at generating future researchers who would be equipped with an ability to develop a critical understanding of social realities. This Programme is a research degree and it would therefore be beneficial for individuals who wish to pursue a career in research, be it in academics or in development sector or in industry. The programme would also be useful in providing a platform for individuals who wish to pursue their Ph.D. degree in future. By making the students undergo rigorous academic exercise it is an aim of the Department of Sociology to produce a group of students through the M.Phil. Programme who would be in a position to generate an atmosphere of knowledge creation and thereby contribute towards the growth of society.
The Programme consists of 4 theory papers. M.Phil Programme in Sociology at Christ University is a three-semester programme spanning over one and a half years. The first two semesters involves course works. Third semester is dedicated towards writing a dissertation. Conducting a research based on primary data and bringing out a dissertation monograph on that basis is an essential requirement of the programme. Even though third semester is dedicated towards writing the dissertation, preparation for dissertation begins from the first semester itself.