Doctor of Philosophy (Education)

Intake: 50

  • Programme CodePHD-016
  • Duration
  • Programme Doctoral Programme
  • Department Department of Education
Ph.D. in Education is the perfect launchpad for the intellectual journey of academicians passionate about education.

This program isn't just about acquiring knowledge, it's about unearthing the intricate layers of research in education. As a researcher one will delve into the theoretical frameworks, practical applications, and policy intricacies that shape this dynamic field.

Ph.D. in Education embraces the multifaceted nature of education in today's interconnected world. One will explore core theories, foundational principles, and contemporary issues facing education, preparing to navigate the complexities of this ever-evolving landscape.

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Eligibility Criteria

Master degree in the subject of Education (M.Ed./M.A. Education) with at least 55% marks (or equivalent grade) of any University/Higher Learning Institution recognized by UGC.

Admission Procedure

Admission to the Ph.D. Programme would be through an entrance exam.


Earning a Ph.D. in Education opens doors to a wide range of exciting career paths, both within and beyond academia. Here are some possibilities to consider:

Academic and Research-focused:

  • Professor: Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses at universities and colleges, conduct research, and mentor future educators.
  • Education Researcher: Design and conduct research on educational issues, analyze data, and publish findings to inform policy and practice.
  • Curriculum Developer: Create and evaluate educational materials and programs, specializing in specific areas like STEM education or early childhood development.
  • Grant Writer and Researcher: Secure funding for education research projects and manage research teams.
  • Education Consultant: Advise schools, districts, or organizations on various educational topics, providing expertise on pedagogy, curriculum, or evaluation.

Leadership and Administration:

  • School Superintendent: Lead and manage an entire school district, overseeing finances, curriculum, and personnel.
  • Principal: Lead a single school, ensuring its effective operation and student success.
  • Curriculum Director: Develop and implement curriculum for a school district or organization.
  • Education Policy Analyst: Develop, analyze, and advocate for education policies at local, state, or national levels.

Non-traditional Pathways:

  • Instructional Designer: Design and develop online and blended learning experiences for various sectors, including corporate training and professional development.
  • Educational Technology Specialist: Implement and support educational technology tools and resources in schools or organizations.
  • Non-profit Leader: Manage and lead non-profit organizations focused on education initiatives, advocacy, or research.
  • Corporate Trainer: Develop and deliver training programs for businesses and organizations.
  • Educational Media Developer: Create educational content for media outlets, publishing houses, or online platforms.

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