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Ph.D. In Economics


• M A. / M. Phil. in Economics with 55% Marks for Open Category & 50% Marks for SC/ST Category
• a) Candidates having passed post-graduate degree examination form recognized university with minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade point average (GPA) in relevant subject/field are eligible. Candidates belonging to reserved category as well as physically challenged/disabled candidates shall be given relaxation of 5%.
• Admission percentage for foreign candidates (those who have not obtained Master’s Degree from Indian Universities) will be 50% or equivalent GPA.
• A citizen of age of 55 years and above with post graduate degree with 50% marks, in exceptional cases will be eligible at the discretion of Vidyapeeth’s Board of Management.
• Applicants for inter-disciplinary areas in which the research is proposed to be done shall be considered on the basis of sufficient work experience, proven ability and aptitude for research of the candidate. Such proposal shall be examined by the RRC. The candidature for entrance exam will be confirmed only after the Research and Recognition Committee’s approval.
• In case of international candidates who have not obtained Master’s degree from Indian Universities, the decision regarding admission will be taken by RRC on the basis of the criteria as mentioned above (d).
• As per the provision in Ordinance No. 116 of UGC Guidelines, registered candidates shall not be allowed to register simultaneously for any other degree course.

Course Pattern
From two to five years

Admission Procedure

Entrance Examination:
Student must clear Ph.D. Entrance Test to get admission for Ph.D. Course.
(Followed by Personal Interview)
Course Work for Ph.D. students will be carried out as per the UGC Guidelines-2009
Note: Admission of students for M.Phil/Ph.D. Course shall be granted according to the provisions of reservation policy (for SC/ST/DT/NT/OBC and others) declared by the Government

Course Work

One "Semester Course Work" of Research Methodology will be conducted. (Exemption will be given as per UGC guidelines)
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Fee Stucture (In Rupees)
(Fees applicable for current academic year.)
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• The scholarship is given through social welfare department of Maharashtra Government for SC/ST students


• Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship for SC/ST candidates of UGC New Dehli

Contact Person
For Academic Matters For Administrative Matters
Dr. Praveen K. Jadhav.
Dr. Jyoti Patil.
Mrs. Pradnya Peshwe (Administrative Head)
Mrs. Sharmila Borade
Mrs. Ashwini Swami