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Updated on 08 Oct, 2020

Ph.D. in Translation Studies (PHDTT)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 16,800
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Possesses Master’s Degree from a University recognized by UGC or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as are notified for the purpose from time to time by the University with at least 55% marks [50% marks in the case of SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September, 1991]excluding grace mark.
Qualifies in the entrance examination conducted by IGNOU at the National level.

Course Fee: w.e.f. July, 2019 with course work Rs. 33,600/- and without course work Rs. 25,200/-.

The School offers Ph.D programme to those candidates who have a post-graduate degree in translation studies, literature, linguistics, cultural studies or allied subjects with proven competence in translation. The programme has an entrance examination and the candidates are interviewed by a doctoral committee of experts in the area for admission.

Weightage : 70% for Entrance Examination and 30% for interview.


Programme Co-ordinators :

• Prof. Rajendra Prasad Pandey, School of Translation Studies & Training (SOTST), IGNOU, New Delhi – 110 068; e-mail: rajendrapandey@ignou.ac.in ; Phone:- 011-29571624,


• Prof. Jagdish Sharma, School of Translation Studies & Training (SOTST), IGNOU, New Delhi – 110 068, e-mail: jagdishsharma@ignou.ac.in; Phone:- 011-29571625.

Course Work :

The candidates admitted for the programme have to undertake the course work and those who have already undertaken the course work will be exempted. The course work consists of the following courses:


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[Updated on 11-Jul-2024]