Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in EconomicsChrist University
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Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in Economics
This is a full-time research program of 18 months (approx) duration, in which scholars are expected to develop a research dissertation of high academic quality. In preparation, they will complete prescribed courses aimed at giving them adequate understanding of the methodology and topics of research relevant for the society at large. A good M. Phil. work can be enhanced in terms of scope, application and rigor to later work on a Ph.D. dissertation.
The candidates will indicate the area of general interest to them at the time of application, and finalize the specific area of research by the end of the I Semester, in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to guide them. The candidate will have to defend the proposal, in an open forum, before proceeding with the research. The candidate will have to present and defend the research findings, again in an open forum, before proceeding to write the dissertation. The quality of the research will be graded as per Christ University norms for the M. Phil. Program.