Ph.D Programme

Minimum Qualifications
  1. All candidates who have completed their M.Phil. degree from the University of Delhi, or any other University recognized by the UGC.
  2. M.Phil.is desirable as in a discipline like Music, aptitude for research is achieved.
  3. All the candidates, who have done their Masters but not M.Phil. in Hindustani, Percussion Music or Karnatak music from an Indian University.
  4. Candidates with 55 % marks in M.Phil. (including dissertation).
  5. Candidates with 55 % marks in Part – I of M.Phil. are eligible to appear for the Entrance Test without completing their M.Phil. degree.
  6. Foreign nationals who have degree in Graduation, Masters (at least 55% marks) & M.Phil. (at least 55% marks) in Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental/Percussion) or Karnatak Music (Vocal/Instrumental/Percussion) from an Indian University.
  7. Foreign nationals, who have the relevant degrees from a University/Universities outside of India, equivalent to those of the Indian degrees mentioned above, will not be required to appear for the Entrance Test, but they have to complete a compulsory Course Work in Research Methodology.
  8. Foreign nationals, who are teachers, with a degree in Music from a University/Universities outside of India, and with 5 years’ of teaching experience, shall be exempted from Entrance test as well as the Course Work.
* Note: Applicants Are Required To Refer To Ordinance Vi-B Of The University Of Delhi Regarding Other Eligibility Criteria And Modalities Of The Ph.D.Course.