The University offers a research programme leading to the Ph. D degree in Economics, Commerce, Management, History, Sociology, Political Science, English, Hindi and Education. The Ph. D programme is applied in nature and students are encouraged to choose research topics that have relevance to the basic problems of the present day society prevailing in this global world.
Admission to the Ph. D. programme is granted through an All India Entrance Examination, comprising written test and interview. Students admitted to the Ph.D. programme are required to undertake coursework for one semester which will be treated as Pre-Ph.D. preparation. The coursework includes Literature Review, Research Methodology and other preliminary courses recommended by the Ph. D. Committee.
The Ph.D Programme at the University is overseen by the Ph. D. Committee which comprises of the Director, Coordinator of the Ph.D. programme, two Research Guides from the Institute, and two external subject experts nominated by the Academic Council.
The Ph. D. programme at the University is highly coveted and supported by leading academicians and experts with the government/corporate sector, and international organizations.