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PhD Application

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS, Pilani - Pilani campus

Ph D admission in II SEM  2017-18

1. Area(s) of Ph D admission in the II Semester 2017-18:

Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, Political Science, Development Studies, Gender Studies, Musical Forms and Styles, Film Studies, History, English Language Teaching, Communication and Soft Skills, Literature and Cultural Studies, Media Studies and Advertising, Public Policy, Public Administration, Education, Urban and Landscape Studies

2.  Scholarship/assistantship available:

(a) Institute Assistantship Up to Rs 25000 per month

3. Department plans to admit student under:

 Full Time students: Student who will devote full-time on Ph D work. However, preference will be given to the CSIR/UGC-NET (JRF) qualified candidates.

4. Fee structure: (For the academic year 2017-18*):





Ph D application fees (one time)



Admission fees (one Time)



Tuition fees per semester *



Institute caution deposit



Hostel Fee, 

Mess & electricity advance

Hostel, ICT, Infra Structure Modernization Fees

student aid fund

Applicable as per campus rules



* The above prescribed semester fees is for student admitted in the academic year 2017-18. For these students, the semester, term, and admission fees will be revised upward every year, but will not increase beyond 15% each year (unless the government announces any new lavy/tax, which will be passed on to all existing students irrespective of their year of entry.


For deadlines and other information, please refer to the admission website at

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