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M.Phil. (Sociology)


Course Pattern
The duration of the course shall be 18 months
Eligibilty
1) For the M.Phil (Vidyanishnat) program each student is admitted after undergoing a rigorous selection procedure. Students are selected on the basis of their experience in research, academic merit and interview with the selection committee every year.

2) Student having passed P.G. degree examination with at least 55 % of marks or grade equivalent will be considered eligible for this course, relaxation of 50% for reserved category (SC, ST & physically challenged).

3) Student’s eligibility for admission to M.Phil course shall be determined on the basis of U.G.C.’s Action Plan for Academic and Administrative reforms which states that admission shall be determined on the basis of student’s performance in the entrance examination conducted as per the U.G.C. Regulations.

4) Admission of students to M.Phil programs shall be granted according to the provisions of Government Policy of reservation for SC/ST physically challenged.
Admission Procedure
1) An applicant seeking admission to M. Phil. program shall apply to the Registrar in prescribed format.

2) The applicant will be informed about the day, date and venue for the entrance test.

3) The student has to clear the entrance examination.

4) After clearing entrance examination the student has to face an interview.

5) After the interview the selection committee will be recommending the admission of M.Phil course.

6) The admission will be confirmed only after the candidate clears the entrance test and an interview.
Syllabus
Group A Two Theory Papers:
Methods of Social Research
Theoretical perspective and debates in contemporary sociology
Group B Term Papers and Seminars
Group C Dissertation and Viva-Voce

Note:-  
--- Medium of instruction will be English.
--- However, a student will be allowed to write term papers, written examination and dissertation in English or Marathi.
--- The seminar presentation and Viva-voce may also be given in either English or Marathi.

Fee Structure (in Rs)

Click Here (Fees applicable for current academic year.)
Note:-  
--- Fees once paid will not be refunded on any grounds
--- Fees are payable by demand draft of any Nationalised Bank, payable at Pune in favour of ‘The Registrar’, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune.

Examination Schedule

--- Annually in the month of May every year. (For theory papers)
--- The student should submit two term papers and two seminars
--- The student should submit dissertation
Scholarship / Fellowship The scholarship is given through social welfare department of Maharashtra Government for SC/ST students / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship, UGC New Delhi.
Contact Person
For Academic Matters For Administrative Matters
Dr. Vishal Jadhav Mrs. Pradyna Peshwe