Ph.D. in Education


    A Ph.D. in education from School of Education (SOED) is a doctoral degree that prepares educators to have the skills and knowledge to be effective at all levels of education from preschool through college. The programme usually takes about four years to complete after earning a master’s degree, although it can take longer depending on whether you choose a part-time or full-time study option.
    The Ph.D. in Education at K.R. Mangalam University is a terminal degree that prepares educators for the highest level of instruction. Students learn how to design and evaluate educational programmes, while exploring related topics such as leadership, technology integration, and human development.

    Full-Time Scholars

    Scholars are required to devote full time on campus for the Ph.D.programme. Some scholars may be offered a teaching/research/project assistantship. The selected scholars will be required to assist in teaching/laboratories and other developmental work under the guidance of a mentor.

    Sponsored Scholars

    Employees of organizations/industries having collaborations with the university can enroll under this category.

    Part-Time Scholars

    Scholars working in organizations situated in close vicinity of the university can enroll under this category.

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    Program Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction To Psychology(Life skill)
    • Perspective in Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Introduction to Psychology Practicum/Lab
    • Communication Skills(Life skill)
    • Open Elective-1
    • Statistical Method For Psychological Research-I
    • Biopsychology
    • Biopsychology Practicum/Lab
    • Environmental Studies
    • Open Elective-2
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Abnormal Psychology(Employability)
    • Introduction To Personality(Life skill)
    • Life Span development(Life Skill)
    • Introduction To Personality_Practicum/LAB
    • Psychology of Relationships (Entrepreneurship)
    • Inter Group Relations(Open Elective)
    • Disaster Management
    • Fundamental of Cognitive Psychology
    • Counseling skill(Life Skill &Employability)
    • Statistical Method for Psychological research-II
    • Counseling skill_ Practicum/Lab
    • Research Publication and Presentation (Employability)
    • Psychology and Media(Open Elective)
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Organizational Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychological Research
    • Clinical Psychology (Employability)
    • Health Psychology(Life Skill)
    • Psychological Research Practicum/Lab
    • Advance Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention(Employability)
    • Forensic Psychology(Employability)
    • Project/dissertation(DES-4)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention Practicum/Lab
    • Value Added Course
    Semester 7
    Semester 8

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    KRMU has strongly collaborated with reputed educational institutions such as Kendriya Vidyalaya, WhiteHat Junior, K.R. Mangalam Schools, Navodaya, Chegg etc. This industry collaboration ensures that our graduates are not only prepared academically but are also highly sought after in the educational sector.

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    Career Options

    Students who complete their Ph.D. in Education will be able to secure handsome job profiles at various leading MNCs, PSUs and research institutions:

    • Chief Learning Officer: They are responsible for overseeing all learning and training initiatives.
    • Provost: They are considered the senior academic administrators in many educational institutions, responsible for overseeing all educational policies and academic affairs.
    • School Principal: The principal is the head of the school who supervises staff and students, manages budgets, and ensures a safe and effective learning environment for students.
    • Academic Dean: Academic Deans are in charge of specific colleges or departments within universities. They play a key role in faculty appointments, budget management, curriculum development, and the establishment of academic policies.
    • Education Counsellor: Education counsellors are professionals who provide guidance and support to students regarding their academic issues, career advice, and social behaviour issues. They strongly assist students in achieving their academic goals through rigorous counselling.

    Hear straight from our Students

    Sanjeevni Sharma

    The Ph.D. in Education programme at KRMU helped me prepare for a successful career. I had to meet and interact with various educational professionals from different disciplines during my internships.

    Hrithika Rana

    I completed my Ph.D. in Education programme from KRMU. Although, it was quite challenging to earn the degree it is worth it. The faculty members here have provided me with a comprehensive understanding of educational dynamics.

    Taranpreet Kaur

    From the very first day at K.R. Mangalam University, I knew it would be worthwhile studying here. cutting-edge facilities and learning resources have helped me a lot to tackle many problems. The mentorship from experienced educators at KRMU has been instrumental in shaping my research focus and preparing me for a meaningful career in education.

    Ashmita Singh

    The Ph.D. in Education programmes commitment to research-driven education and the guidance of dedicated faculty members have empowered me to explore innovative pedagogical approaches.

    Programme Outcomes

    Becoming more employable

    One of the reasons why you should opt for a Ph.D. in Education is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Education, you will have a wide range of career options to choose from. Having knowledge in multiple avenues will also help you in getting a good starting salary package.

    Gaining confidence in communication

    Another reason why you should consider getting an Education degree is that you will get the confidence to communicate with all sorts of people.

    Global Communication

    By opting for this course, you will be able to communicate different messages with people and enterprises all over the world. This will eliminate any barriers when it comes to global communication.


    The Ph.D. in Education programme is designed under the guidance of highly qualified and widely recognized faculty in their respective fields.

    This Ph.D. programme is for curious individuals who want to work at cutting edge research and expand the frontier of human knowledge.

    The Ph.D. programme is based on the research carried out by the scholars under the guidance of Supervisor/Co-Supervisor(s).

    Ph.D. Admission

    Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website (click here) and submit it completely filled in all respects with copies of all the documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination and interview. They will be required to pay a Registration-cum-Processing fee of INR 5000 (Refundable).

    Admission to Ph.D. in Education programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and positions available. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET qualified candidates and those having sponsored projects.


    It will broadly test the research aptitude and ability to comprehend. Candidates with NET, GATE, M Phil. or equivalent qualifications may be exempted from the entrance examination.

    Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for the personal interview. The interview will be conducted by the Interview Board of the University to comprehensively judge in-depth knowledge in the concerned subject/area and ability to do research.

    Admitted candidates will be required to pay the first installment of the Ph.D.programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm admission.

    Who Should Pursue

    If you are someone who is passionate about Education, you should consider getting this degree. Some people like to make an impact on the lives of other people and this course can aid you to accomplish the same. As a teacher, you would need to have a certain degree of patience and empathy. Another perk of this field is that you will get to surround yourself with intelligent and intellectually oriented people–so if you like that kind of company, you should consider choosing this path. You would also get the opportunity to study a variety of subjects and gain knowledge from various sources. Teachers have the platform to share their wisdom and knowledge and make the world a better place. So, if that interests you, you should surely opt for a degree in Education.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The minimum qualification for admission to a PhD course is a postgraduate degree or equivalent in the concerned subject from a recognized Indian University, or a postgraduate degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities/UGC/AICTE with not less than 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale.

    Yes, it is mandatory to have all required mark sheets to enrol in phd course at KRMU. A candidate’s form will be registered and he /she will be offered an entrance exam date only on submission of all required documents including last semester marksheet in case of final year appearing candidates.

    No, PhD Application forms can only be filled and submitted online through the website

    The Phd Application 2024 are accepted twice a year. For January Session – Between November to January and for July Session – Between June to August

    If you are in a job, then you must produce an NOC from your employer at the time of joining.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enrolled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey

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