Office of Doctoral Studies

Last Date of Application for Spring : JGBS – 15 Nov; JGLS – 10 Oct; JSIA – NA;  JSGP – 30 Nov; JIBS – 30 Nov; IIHED – 30 Nov;
Last Date of Application for Fall : JGBS – 15 May; JGLS – 10th  April; JSIA- 15 May; JSGP – 30 April; JIBS – 15 May; IIHED – 15 April;

Director's Message

The impact of global economic, cultural and technological changes has made it necessary to rewrite the world history through globally relevant multidisciplinary research across all the functional areas. Office of Doctoral Studies at JGU is committed for creating a research intensive environment & extending its support to research scholars across all eight schools for executing meaningful research under the umbrella of JGU. Here at JGU we enhance our research capacities and outcomes through extended global collaborations and capacity building efforts. The ultimate objective of Office of Doctoral Studies is to expand opportunities and create an exemplary model for research excellence through industry and academia interphase.


The doctoral program at JGU provides an opportunity to take up rigorous courses in different disciplines across all the schools, tailored to both their broad academic growth and the specialized needs of their own research. JGU is open to industry researchers through its part time PhD program. Every school at JGU has fellowship based full time PhD positons which is open for all young and innovative minds across the globe.


JGU’s five in-house journals are published biannually by reputed academic publishers like Springer & Sage. We are continuously increasing the range of our publication building with existing line of contributions such as policy brief, law brief, business brief & special conference and seminar summaries.


JGU is one of the few universities in Asia that maintains a 1:9 faculty student ratio and appoints faculty members from different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications & experience. The JGU faculty who have a wide range of substantive and methodological expertise, are integrally involved in the PhD program as supervisors and co- supervisors.


The time you spend in JGU PhD will critically challenge you to expand your learning as an emerging scholar so that you too can take your place among the leaders of your chosen profession.


In a nutshell, JGU Phd program in its entirety will chase fundamental knowledge in critical areas of social science; it will identify, attract, and nurture talent to generate a strong force of young social scientists equipped to face the challenges of a new India, and open its doors to work jointly with like-minded individuals & institutions around the world.


Professor (Dr) Krishan K. Pandey
Director, Office of Doctoral Studies