The M.Phil. /Ph.D. programme in Special Education aims at preparing highly qualified special education experts to become successful and productive professionals in teaching, formulating and implementing policies in special and inclusive education, and engaging in meaningful and relevant teaching and research.
A successful applicant would be offered a probationary admission as a Postgraduate Research Student [PRS] for the first year. Students may progress to the second year after having satisfied the following conditions:
Completed all courses required at the masters level
Obtained a CGPA of 2.5 or better
Taken a course in academic writing and passed
Successfully defended a final research proposal before a department examining panel
A non- research master’s degree candidate seeking admission to the MPhil Programme must:
Have obtained a CGPA of 2.5 or better in the masters course work
Submit an official transcript of academic record
Submit at least two referee’s report one of which must be from a former lecturer
Submit a proposal of 2-3 pages on the intended area of study including references
Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the colleges/faculties /schools /institutes/departments. This may include relevant work experience and written entrance examination and / or interview.
Goal / Aim / Objectives:
The objectives of the programme are to:
Develop the competence of the student in policy formulation issues related to special and inclusive education.
Train the student to demonstrate advanced and applied knowledge in emerging conceptual approaches to practices in special and inclusive education.
Equip the student with higher level skills in special and inclusive pedagogies.
Train high calibre professionals to teach in higher institutions of learning.
Enhance the skills of the student in research philosophies and methodologies and to be to conduct basic and applied research in education.