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
The PhD in Psychology helps the research scholar to have a better insight about the behavioral and mental process of the human beings. The course work emphasizes on the various tools and techniques used in research and also provides deeper knowledge about the quantitative and qualitative analysis in research. PhD programme in Psychology encourages research Scholars to conduct research in the areas like Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cross –Cultural Psychology and Social Cognition. Thus, the research scholars can contribute for the development of Inter disciplinary research which in turn helps life missions that integrate psychological understanding to life.