M.Phil in Education


We know that the being educated is of prime importance in the current era. What if someone can educate himself in education only? It seems a bit perplexed but in reality it is not so. After graduation a great career opportunity can be offered by the M. Phil in Education. Though many are not aware of this course, it can provide excellent scopes. It is taken up by vary few students in spite of being offered at a number of national and foreign universities. The course needs a lot of effort to be put from your side as you will be constantly engaged in something or the other. But the opportunities such as seminars, assignments, articles and projects can make you a master of the subject. The course structure is designed including sociology of linguistics, literature, poetics and stylistics, advanced form of modern as well as classical theories of literature, medieval and modern literature of various types, Indian literature, culture, mythology, aesthetics, drama and theatre, comparative literature, folk literature, and some other subjects of the same category.

What makes you eligible for this course?

The aspiring candidates must have attained an age of 22 years before applying for this course. This is master’s course so it is obvious that the candidates who are interested in going for this must be graduates from reputed universities in known subjects. Even the final year graduation students are eligible for applying. A minimum aggregate of 55% at graduation level is a must for being eligible to apply.

A brief Course Outlook

The course duration is of one year where the course is divided in a manner that it takes two semesters to get completed. In certain universities the part time courses of duration two years is also there. The course does not only cover the theoretical aspects of the subjects taught but also imparts practical knowledge. Some universities also offer distance learning programs for interested candidates.

What are the Job Prospects?

The eligibility criterion for being able to sit for a job interview is a minimum score of 50% in this course. Once you have crossed this hurdle there is no stopping you as the employment scope are too many including political activists, professors, researchers, scientists, readers and lecturers in varied universities, both government and non-government colleges in India.

Best Places to Pursue

  • Punjab Technical University.
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University
  • Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University
  • Utkal University


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2 Responses to “M.Phil in Education”

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    srinivas rao:

    scopes of geography

  2. 1

    I have done B. Ed. . Now i should go for M. Phil or M. Ed? Plz guide me.