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Master of Philosophy (M.Phill.)

Philosophy is the general conformity of doctrines about human nature and the essence of the reality we live in. Master of Philosophy or M.Phil is a postgraduate academic research degree which is awarded for a course or program in Philosophy. It is popularly referred to as M.Phil, which is an abbreviated form of a Master of Philosophy degree. The MPhil duration is 2 years, which is divided into 4 semesters.

The M.Phil syllabus under the conduit of the curriculum of the Master of Philosophy course is a mixture of theoretical and practical knowledge. Scholars are trained to present their research findings. MPhil full form is Master of Philosophy.

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S.N. Course Name Subjects Group Eligibility Duration
01 M.Phill. Zoology As per UGC norms 4 Semester

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School of Language Science

Pandit S.N. Shukla University
Navalpur, Distt. Shahdol M.P.



Prof. Santosh Kumar Mishra


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What is M.Phill. Course?

Human science, research findings and a mixture of both (practical and theoretical) are some of the concepts which are inculcated in an aspirant of Master of Philosophy or M Phil course. In the duration of 2 years, the professional has to be completely trained so that in the next few months they can perform research as a stepping stone to the next stage of their careers.

Working in Educational Institutes, Human Services Industry and others are some of the lucrative and prospective M.Phil job opportunities for an individual pursuing the course. Internship opportunities with some of the finest organisational groups as a Research Consultant for three months is a massive boost for the individuals pursuing the Master of Philosophy degree.

M.Phill. Course Eligibility?

Candidates can pursue an M.Phil. course if they have completed their masters degree in a related field in which they want to pursue an M.Phil. course. Candidates should have secured at least 55% marks at the postgraduate level in the subject in which they want to pursue an M.Phil. degree.

Aspirants who want to pursue an MPhil programme need to have an interest in the subject that they want to pursue. Apart from this, candidates need to be extremely hard-working and dedicated when they think of pursuing an MPhil course. Aspirants who are interested in pursuing an MPhil course, need to first meet the eligibility criteria set.

Why Choose M.Phill.?

With a Master of Philosophy degree in the subject you have specialized in, candidates have plenty of options, be it nationally or international as well. The research work done in the programme can allow a candidate to further go and pursue a doctorate (PhD) in the respective subject or course. Candidates can begin to look out for jobs in various organizations and educational institutions linked to area of work you have done your specialization.

Philosophy is a comprehensive investigation of the intricacies of human life and study of their existing beliefs with the inputs from research and technology. The aspirants pursuing the M.Phil course are dependent and work on research materials to classify the nature.

M.Phill. Career and Jobs?

It is a great career choice for aspirants who have an ability in constructing strong arguments and are good at presenting their ideas. M.Phil covers a varied range of topics such as Moral Philosophy, Logic and Language, Philosophy of Mind, Reality etc.

After pursuing M.Phil, interested candidates can go for higher studies like Ph.D. in philosophy. On successful completion of research work, they can start working as assistant professors in colleges after clearing the necessary state/national level exam such as UGC NET. MPhil qualified students have plenty of options to choose from in terms of their career. One can choose from areas like Civil Services, Economics, Archeology, Geology etc. based on the area of study.