The doctoral studies programme in Education aims at training professionals in education in the skills and competencies related to systematically organising investigations into various concerns and problems in Education.
To begin with, the programme is offered mainly to those who posses the degree of M.Phil. (Education). This programme consists of only thesis work and involves no course-work
Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) offers Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD in Education) programme through distance mode education:
Programme Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD in Education)
Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 14,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Eligibility: Candidates with fifty-five percent marks in the Post-Graduate examination (50 percent for SC/ST candidates) are eligible to apply.
Continuous Evaluation of Theory Component Assignments:
Assignment is a means of continuing assessment of theory and practical. Assignments will help you to recapitulate the theory and go back to the text again in case students are unable to answer a particular question. Thus assignments also help to reinforce learning in distance learning system of education. These assignments consist of a set of questions and activities that you will answer at your own place by referring your blocks. The assignments will cover all types of questions (long answer type, short answer type, objective type, multiple choice questions and case studies).
The assignments will carry thirty percent weightage. Students will be required to obtain fifty percent marks as pass percentage in each assignment separately. Each assignment will carry 100 marks. In the final result assignments will carry thirty percent weightage.