There will be two components for evaluating PhD applicants:
Written and Oral
- Written component will consist of Writing Sample & Research Proposal + Written Test
- Oral interview
The result of the first screening of candidates on the basis of submissions (CV, Writing Sample and Research Proposal) will be declared by last week of March. The applicants are advised to keep checking this page for more information.
Final shortlisted candidates will be notified by email about take-home written exam and interview.
The email will mention the format of the written exam. The question paper will consist of 2 open-ended questions on two texts (extracts/selections from academic books). The written test will evaluate their critical engagement, sociological imagination, and original thinking. The duration of the exam will be 12 hours. The list of 2-3 readings will be provided at the time of email notification to shortlisted candidates.
The shortlisted candidates will sit for take-away exam (12 hours, 8 AM-8 PM). in the first week of April.
The shortlisted candidates from the written exam will be called for interviews (via Zoom due to the COVID-19).
The final list of selected candidates will be announced here after complete evaluation.