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PhD Application

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS, Pilani - Pilani campus

Ph D admission in II SEM  2018-19

1. Area(s) of Ph D admission in the II Semester 2018-19:

Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, Musical Forms and Styles, Logic and Science behind Music, Schools of Music Training, Musical Forms and Styles, Film Studies, English Language Teaching, Communication and Soft Skills, Literature and Cultural Studies, Media Studies and Advertising, Education

2.  Scholarship/assistantship available:

(a) Institute Assistantship Up to Rs 25000 per month

3. Department plans to admit student under:

 a. Full Time students: Student who will devote full-time on Ph D work. However, preference will be given to the CSIR/UGC-NET (JRF) qualified candidates.

    b.Part-time Students: Preferably individuals working in organizations providing basic facilities and environment for research will be admitted under this scheme Students will have to complete required course work similar to full-time students as specified by DRC.  They will not be entitled for any assistantship from the Institute. 

 4. Fee structure: (For II Semester 2018-19*):





Ph D application fees (one time)



Admission fees (one Time)



Tuition fees per semester *



Institute caution deposit



Hostel Fee, 

Mess & electricity advance

Hostel, ICT, Infra Structure Modernization Fees

student aid fund

Applicable as per campus rules



* The above prescribed semester fees is for student admitted in the academic year 2018-19. 


For deadlines and other information, please refer to the admission website at

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