The minimum eligibility of candidates intending to pursue a doctoral programme is a pass with a minimum of 55% in a postgraduate programme and MPhil. The students who have cleared UGC-CSIR NET/JRF examination or SLET/GATE examinations and also the students who have worked as JRF for one year in the externally funded major research projects may be exempted from MPhil requirement. In case of internally funded major research projects (MRP), the students may be exempted from MPhil requirement after
Admission procedure includes Entrance test and personal interview. Entrance test is a two hour written test in Research Methodology and subject specific with 50 Multiple Choice Questions each carry one mark and assessment of past performance in Degree and M.Phil and the research proposal during the Personal Interview. The selected candidates must process admission at Office of Admissions, Central Block, Christ University Main Campus, of declaration of Selection results as per the stipulated
Ph.D in Media Studies is a two year long program offered by Christ University and it can be extended to four years. It is based on a coursework in research methodology and the particular domains publications in refered journals participation and presentation in national/international seminars a dissertation and its public defense. The Department of Media Studies is an established academic discipline. The department of media studies contributes to deep research in media arts practices. PhD in media studies seeks to nurture the students of artist scholars and assist them as they seek to define new art and research practices of the 21st century. The department of media studies is committed to supporting excellence and originality in research. The Ph.D course helps the researcher to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of media through theoretical, historical and critical framework in ordered to contribute for the welfare of public.