Doctoral Studies in Tamil Nadu
If teaching or research is in your mind, then obtaining a research degree is a must. It is the gateway to a career in academics. Many students in Tamil Nadu prefer to continue higher studies and take up research later on. They pursue doctoral degrees after completing their masters and even go abroad. The minimum requirement for entry to an Indian PhD is a Masters degree in a relevant subject, usually with an overall grade of at least 55%.
Doctoral degrees are common among many students in Tamil Nadu in both science and humanities. A PhD degree is always revered and admission to a PHd program is not easy. Excellent grades at all levels are required. One has to qualify NET (National Eligibility Test) to be eligible to pursue doctoral program. Usually it takes 3-4 years for one to complete. Most universities in Tamil Nadu encourage students to complete their research even if the road to complete the degree is not an easy one.
To apply for PhD program one must complete his or her Masters degree and MPhil program.
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