Duration: 1 year



MPhil in Philosophy is a one year pre-doctoral programme offered to students coming from a non-philosophic academic background. The basic eligibility to apply for MPhil degree is a master’sdegree in any other discipline. This degree programme is offered as apre-doctoral programme for those students who do not yet have training in systematic philosophy, but are interested in pursuing research in philosophy with their postgraduate or research background in some other disciplines.


Duration and Structure of the Programme

The MPhil programme is of one year (two semester)duration. A student has to acquire 24 credits during the one year programme, of which the the compulsory courses, seminar, and tutorial shall be completed by joining the Licentiate in Philosophy offered by the same Faculty of Philosophy.Those candidates who successfully complete the requirements will be awarded an MPhil in Philosophy.


The faculty may prescribe additional course work of a longer duration for students whose philosophical background is deficient. If needed, the additional work shall be recommended by the Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS) and decided in the Faculty Council.

Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram,
Dharmaram College P. O,
Bangalore-560 029,

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