Is MPhil better than PhD?

MPhil is ‘Master of Philosophy’ and PhD means ‘Doctor of Philosophy’. Both the degrees are based on research and course work but a PhD has a higher edge over MPhil. Through an MPhil, only candidates can get into research work at organizations.

What is the minimum time to complete PhD?

In most cases you’ll spend at least three years on your PhD. It’s possible to study for longer, but some universities may set a maximum registration period for doctoral students – this is usually around five years, if so.

Which degree is best for Professor?

Hopeful professors must continue their education with a graduate degree. Generally, those who want to work as professors at community colleges are required to earn a master’s degree, while those who want to teach at four-year colleges and universities should earn a doctorate.

Is MPhil required for lecturer?

On the other hand, if you have already qualified NET/SET, you don’t need an MPhil to be a professor. A Master’s degree is enough. The UGC has recently made PhD mandatory for all assistant professors at universities and associate professors at colleges. Anything higher than a lecturer will require a PhD degree.

What is API score for assistant professor?

Professor by Vidyasagar University Candidates applying for the posts of Associate Professors and Professors must also fulfill the minimum Academic Performance Indicator (API) scores of 300 and 400 applicable respectively.

Why has MPhil been discontinued?

At most universities, an MPhil programme was not mandatory before a PhD. It simply provided another opportunity to those who needed that essential bridge between their master’s and PhD degrees. This move to abolish the MPhil would thus, in effect, lead to fewer research students in future.

What is the age limit of Assistant Professor?

Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances. Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

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