Distance learning program of PhD


There are numerous institutions within the nation that aim at providing doctoral degree programs to aspirants by means of distance learning. By studying in this method, people will be able to complete their education and work at the same time. A variety of distance learning PhD courses are available for individuals to choose from. More particulars are mentioned below.

There are mainly 4 well known fields for Doctoral study. Those comprise of:

Popular Fields for Doctoral Study

  • Business (PhD, DBA)
  • Education (PhD, EdD)
  • Engineering (PhD, DS, DEng)
  • Psychology (PhD, PsyD)

Some Indian institutions that offer PhD by the Distance learning method:

These are few institutions in our nation that offer PhD by the distance Education methods.

  • Annamalai University
  • Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University
  • Indian Institute of Science
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • International Institute of Information Technology
  • Karnataka State Open University
  • Kota Open University

A few other colleges of equal repute consist of the prestigious Pondicherry University, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University and Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University.

Advantages of this program:

The advantages a person has when taking the PhD degree program by the distance education method are many. The main advantage is that individuals who have jobs can accomplish this program without taking any time off their jobs. This type of courses will not only allow people to secure their degree without any problem but also will not disturb any of their other day to day activities.

What are the prospects?

People who desire to pursue a vocation of a university professor or researcher in any specific field of study can enroll themselves at any institutions that offer PhD by means of distance education. A PhD degree in any area needs a lot of reading in addition to loads of research work. Once you have a PhD degree, it will be possible for you to get jobs with many government organizations, private sector firms or NGOs.

What to do before selecting a course?

Prior to the selection of any particular course, you must make sure that this is the right course for you and will provide you with what you need. Take enough time to think it over and talk to your teachers or professors and let them help you in taking the right decision. Even though getting a PhD is quite rewarding, it is an expensive prospect. Because of this, you will need to make sure that you will be getting out of the program all the elements you require for your future plans.



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76 Responses to “Distance learning program of PhD”

  1. 76
    Inya Ngomdir:

    Sir, I want do phd in Library and Information Science through correspondent/distance education pl give me full details and procedures of admission and fee structures…….. in my E-mail id [email protected]

  2. 75

    Advantage and disadvantage of MBA from open university. is it realy a alternative for regular MBA?

  3. 74
    ravi srinivas:

    I want to do phd in hindi through correspondent/distance education pl give me full details

  4. 73

    i want to do my ph.d in library and information from distance education affiliated by UGC

  5. 72

    Hi !!!
    I am MBA pass out in Marketing.
    I have two year experience in Sales & marketing.
    I would like to do M.Phil ….. Kindly suggest me (subjects, university, course duration & fee structure) ???

    [email protected]

  6. 71
    pankaj sharma:

    hello sir,
    i am interested in distence learning phd in software engineering.

  7. 70
    sneha kulkarni:

    i have completed my masters in hindustani music in 2011 may so wanted to do my PHD in music through external only please help

  8. 69

    is there any suitable distance learning PhD course after MBA-HR?

  9. 68

    sir i am doing job now but i want to do phd in Psychology please send me the detail information abt this.i have completed my mba 1 month ago.

  10. 67

    do u offer phd in biochemistry medical science through distance learning

  11. 66

    My qualifications m.a, m.phil & net qualified. In bengali. Please tell me a way to compleat ph.d in bengali via distance mode.

  12. 65

    i need to have idea of PHD Distance education course details like,fees , name of the course . etc

    i have qualification Msc Hotel Management Instead of MPHIL I can do PHD that details also i need.

    Kindly help me for the above quries

  13. 64

    i have completed MSc.Environmental science. iam seeking for MPhil Environmental science Admission through Distance learning programme. could you please send me the name of universities having the course.

  14. 63

    is there any university offering phd course through correspondence in punjab chandigarh himachal or haryana?

  15. 62

    I want to do the ph.d. In library & information science where i can do

  16. 61
    Hady Masjedy:

    IS there any distance PhD course for TEFL or related fields in applied linguistics and how much are the fees?

  17. 60
    Tapas Kumar Nath:

    Dear Sir/ Madam,

  18. 59
    Ashutosh Sharma:

    currently now im doing post graduation deploma course in thermal engg after that i want to do phd through distance larning so please guide me.

  19. 58
    garima bajpai:

    i have pusued my pgdm(equivalent to mba) from institute of productivity and management kanpur from finance. i have done bachelors in business administration from kanpur university. am i eligible to pursue phd through distance learning from management.

  20. 57
    Vedaste Himili:

    I’d like to prepare a PhD in Business Administration through distance learning.
    I am have a bachelor degree in economics and administration , and an MBA.

  21. 56
    Amit Patil:

    There is any distance education college for PhD in Kolhapur or Sangli District.

  22. 55

    I completed my MBA (HR) in the year 2010 I want to do PhD in HR
    through distance learning.Is it Possible how

  23. 54

    I completed my MBA in the year 2001. Now i wish to do a PhD in Marketing Through distance learning. Is it possible and how?

  24. 53

    fees for phd in hyderabad ap from ambedkar university hyderabad distance education

  25. 52
    sanket naik:

    Is there any Ph D programe in marketing field from distnce learning is available at any university.

  26. 51

    can phd be done by distance learnig in microbiolog? and what are the qualifications need for doing phd.

  27. 50

    is there a possibility to do phd through distance education for english subject? If so which colleges offer? i want to pursue it in this 2011 academic year.

  28. 49
    Kanika Chawla:

    I am interested in pursuing Ph.D in management through a distance learning programme. Please let me know of the UGC recognized universities offering the same in Delhi- Ncr region.

  29. 48
    Dr subhajit ghosh:

    Distance or online programmes in MPh or PhD in life science

  30. 47

    I am interested in pursuing Ph.D in Biotechnology through a distance learning programme. Please let me know of the UGC recognized universities offering the same.

  31. 46

    dear sir
    I want to know that the name of recognized by aicte and ugc for offering PHD programme in Management in India

  32. 45
    namrata singh:


    I want to know that which universities in India are providing distance learning Ph.D. Kindly help me. If I can get the course details and fee details.

  33. 44

    I am interested in PhD in Environmental Studies through distance education. Kindly funish me the details.

  34. 43

    I have an M.Sc in Biochemistry and M.Sc in Environment and Ecology, I am interested in pursuing PHd in Environmental Sciences, through a distance learning program. Please let me know of UGC recognised Universities offering the same

  35. 42

    I have done Msc medical microbiology in Dec 1997 from Shivaji university,Kolhapur,Maharashtra.I have 12 years of experience in working in a diagnostic field.I am interested to do PhD in Life sciences.

  36. 41

    i am a post graduate in physics.give direction to do phd by correspondance.

  37. 40
    Kailas N shikhare:

    I did my M.Sc in Chemistry in 2005. I want to do PhD in Chemsitry through distance education programme. give details of how to do it.

  38. 39

    my qualification is MLIS and MCA. Now I like to do my P.hd in Library and Information Science part time. So, please sent me details about how to join p.hd in part time and also how to get application form to join p.hd in Library and Information Science.

    Thank you sir,


  39. 38

    same question as by sukalp. could u please provide me with the details for the same. I stay i bangalore

  40. 37

    hi, please inform me about the Ph.D programme in microbiology in india though distance education programme

  41. 36

    I did my M.Sc in Statistics in 1992. I want to do M.phil in statistics through distance education programme. give details of how to do it.

  42. 35

    i am sukanta msc in physics.want to do phd in physics through distance..plz give me information about this.

  43. 34
    Hema vijay:

    Hi I have completed my MBA HR from International University, Missouri, USA. I am interested in pursuing PHD in HRM kindly guide me with distance learning university offering PHD in HRM

  44. 33
    D. Mandal:

    I am a librarian of a Trg. College in W. Bengal. I have completed MLIS (1st Class). Now I would like to do Ph.D. through distance mode under UGC recognised university. So Please give information.

  45. 32
    Senthil Kumar:

    I have completed my MBA in Education Management. Now i would like to know the possibilities of doing PhD in the same or related discipline through distance or part time. Please help me to improve my career. ThankYou.

  46. 31
    Deepa Sharma:

    i have completed my mba in 2010 now i wanted to do p.hd because i wanted to grow in the field of finance
    please help me by suggesting the fee structure for distance education ph.d

  47. 30

    I have finished my M.Sc in biotechnology .
    I wanted to ask you how can I apply for P.hD in Life Science through Distance education and in which universities?

  48. 29
    R.A. Amrohi:

    How a person can do Phd in library and information science and from what university under distancew education system.
    Plz reply urgently.
    Thanks !


  49. 28

    i have completed my mba in 2010 now i wanted to do p.hd because i wanted to grow in the field of academics
    please help me by suggesting the name of university which conduct p.hd in mba through dec

  50. 27
    jamil arshad:

    kindly furnish the detail regarding Phd programme in Life Science,Env. science (distance Learning)

  51. 26

    I have completed M.Sc in environmental sciences in 2001 in pondicherry university. please inform me if i’m eligible P.hd programme. if so where can i start my career in chennai university or chennai institutions.

  52. 25

    Dear Sir,
    Iiam a post graduate in microbiology with pg diploma in bioinformatics .I would like to know are there any universities offering disatance ph.d in biotechnology or molecular biology.

  53. 24

    I have finished my M.Sc in Life Science from St. Xavier’s college.
    I wanted to ask you how can I apply for P.hD in Life Science through Distance education and in which universities?

  54. 23
    Ratnesh mani tripathi:

    Hindi PhD addmision 2010-11 ditels and near centar. My dist.gorakhpur

  55. 22

    plz give me infor mation for phd in life science through distance ed

  56. 21
    Jashandeep Singh:

    i wanna persue my PhD in management with distance learning program, will it benefit me if i enter in education feild as a profession ???

  57. 20

    I wish to do PhD in Environment but through distance learning. I want to know names of universities offering the same.

  58. 19
    Harish jhariya:

    i am MCA i want to do PHD …..how can i apply…..

  59. 18

    After doing my B.Tech in E.C.E, I am presently pursuing my
    M.Sc. in Advanced Technologies in Electronics at Bristol , U.K
    I will be finishing my course by august 2010.
    Can I do my P.hd in Electronics and communication through
    distance education in India. Please give details

  60. 17

    I want to do P hd through distance education in commerce. please give me details. which universities are offering through correspondence. whether they are recognised by govt.

    Awaiting reply


  61. 16

    Sir, i m interested in P.Hd. course through correspondence plz send me yr detail adress and contact no.
    plz tell me about course syllabus, fee structure, duration, and subjects available for P.hd.
    plz provide me full information as soon as possible.

  62. 15
    anand jangra:

    sir i want to do Phd in hindustani classical music vocal. pls help me out

  63. 14

    I am Master of Engineer and would like to do PhD in the field of Environment/sustainability from a reputed university/Institute in India.

    As I am based in Gulf, I would like to do it on a distance education basis and accordingly would love to get your valued response / information pertaining to this by return.

  64. 13

    sir, i have completed my m.sc. physics. now, i want to do ph.d. how can i do it through correspondence mode? which university offers the same? reply soon.

  65. 12
    K. S. Chauhan:

    Dear Sir,

    I want to do PhD in sanskrit literature, please send me all information about the course, eligibility & fee.

  66. 11
    davender arora:

    ph.d in management , what is procedure?

  67. 10
    Ajay Banagar:

    Dear Sir,

    I want to do PhD in Marketing, please send me all information about the course, eligibility & fee

  68. 9

    Plz, give me information about Phd in Biochemistry & Microbiology and its duration ?

  69. 8
    M Tuan:

    dear messrs
    how can i get phd course the same time with mba course i’ve studying. i don’t have to spend much time for mba. i think mba ’s easy and i have time for another course like phd. pls advice.

  70. 7
    D.Sharath Babu:

    respected sir,
    i would like to do phd in Electronics thru correspodence course,and i am familier with cadance tools(VLSI), plz advice.

  71. 6

    hello! i would like to do ph.d in commerce.i have done m.com with 60%

  72. 5

    plz tell me about uppcs exams?//

  73. 4

    i would like to do phd in computer science thru correspodence course.plz advice.my qualification is M.Tech(C.S.E),[i have not secured Gate score],B.E(I.T).

  74. 3

    i would like to do phd in microbiology thru correspodence course.plz advice.

  75. 2

    hello sir,

    my qualification is M.sc.,M.Ed.,M.phil(physics).now i like to do my P.hd in physics through distance education or in part time manner.so,sent me details about how to join p.hd in distance education/in part time manner and also how to get application form to join p.hd in physics.

    Thank u sir,

  76. 1

    no course detail is available.please provide