Doctor of Letters (D.Litt)

Eligibility, Admission and Enrollment for D. Litt

1. A candidate seeking admission to a higher research degree in Humanities/ Languages/ any other Arts subject must have pursued outstanding research in the concerned discipline and obtained the minimum qualifications required for admission as mentioned below:


i. Must have obtained a Ph. D. or an equivalent degree from a recognized University across the globe, in Humanities, Languages, Higher Arts, or any of the concerned discipline, at least 3 (three) years prior to the date of application.


ii. Must have made significant contribution to research in the concerned discipline with minimum 5 publications related to the main theme of the proposed thesis brought out in high impact factor journals rated 3.0 or above.


iii. Must have attended at least 3 international Seminars on the theme similar to proposed thesis topic.


2. The application to D. Litt requires candidate to submit following documents:


i. His/her bio-data giving details of educational qualifications, fields of specialization, research experience, academic distinctions etc.


ii. The title of the proposed thesis along with details of the proposed research work.


iii. A brief account of his/ her recent research work on the subject relevant to the discipline in which he/ she has applied for D. Littin about 1000 words showing the originality of the work and is contributory to the advancement of knowledge.


iv. List of publication, indicating the refereed/non-refereed nature of the journal. (Reprints/off-prints of some important publications should be attached.)


v. Attested copies of certificates in support of the qualifications and experience.


3. Candidate application will be considered as per the rules and prescribed regulations. On evaluating the eligibility documents submitted by the candidate, and if found suitable, the candidate will be provisionally admitted with an Advisor appointed to him/ her.


4. Once a candidate has been provisionally admitted by the program for higher research degree, he/she shall be required to pay the fees as prescribed by the University. Payment of fees will complete the process of admission. The period of registration shall count from the date of receipt of fees by the University.