All candidates admitted to Ph. D. Programs have to compulsorily do the course work assigned and shall be required to take a written examination for the same.

  • Duration of course work

Coursework period will ordinarily be of maximum six months duration.

  • Mode

Course work shall not be conducted through distance education mode or part time.

  • Attendance criteria

A candidate admitted to Ph.D. Course Work must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. 75% attendance in course work is mandatory for appearing in the course work examination.
  2. Has been on the rolls of the Department throughout the semester preceding the examinations.
  • The shortage in the attendance of the lectures by the candidate can only be condoned as per rules made by the University from time to time.
  • Exam Pattern of Course Work

As per MU Pattern

  • Medium of Instruction and Examination:

The medium of instruction and examination shall be English only unless specified English/Hindi (only for Library Science/ Education and Physical Education). For language subjects, the medium shall be the language concerned. For teaching of languages, the concerned language can be adopted as a medium of instruction/ examination and thesis.


 The eligible candidates can enrol themselves for Ph.D/M. Phil degree by filling up the Enrolment Form. The candidates who are required to do the Ph.D Course work as per rules will fill up the forms by the stipulated date in order to join the course work. The candidates who are exempted from doing the Ph.D course work as per rules can register themselves for Ph.D degree all the year by filling up the enrolment /form.


The candidate qualifying the entrance test or those who are exempted from entrance test will have to Pass Ph.D course work before registration in the Ph.D programme of the university. However, they will have to choose supervisor be allotted from the university after completion of Ph.D course work.

(A) In case of M.Phil pass candidates, following conditions will be applicable for course


(I) Candidates who passed M.Phil degree with minimum B+ grade as regular student from Mandsaur University, Mandsaur or any other recognized university and have done equivalent course work in M.Phil programme are exempted from doing Ph.D course work for getting registered to Ph.D programme.

(II) Candidates who passed M.Phil degree through distance shall not be considered for exemption from entrance test.

(B) Course work will be exempted for those who have completed Ph.D degree in allied subject from any recognized university

(C) If any candidate has done Ph.D course work from another recognized university/

Sister Departments I Institutes either in or outside the university, he/she can exempted from Ph.D Course Work on the recommendation of following committee:

  • Dean Research & Development
  • Director of the Concerned School
  • Head of the department. If holding Ph.D. Degree
  • Senior most teacher of the department holding Ph.D. Degree.

The course work will consist of the following scheme:

S. No.



Couse Name Periods per week Credits

Maximum Marks

(Theory Slot)

Maximum Marks

(Practical Slot)



End Sem. Exam.



End Sem. Assignment/Viva



1. PHD010 Research Methodology, Statistics & Computer Application 4 1 5 70 30 100
2. PHD020

Departmental Core Subject (Elective)


4 1 5 70 30 100
3 PHD010 Review of Literature 4 4 100 100
4. PHD010 Seminar/Power point presentation 1 1 100 100
Total 8 2 5 15 140 60 200 400
L: Lecture – T: Tutorial – P: Practical

Declaration of Results:

The Controller of Examination shall publish a list of candidates who have passed the Ph.D.  Course Work examination and issue detailed marks certificate, indicating the marks obtained by the candidate separately in internal assessment (sessional work), and final University examination. No formal degree will be awarded to the candidate for passing the Course Work.