What is the full form of PhD ?

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

PhD, sometimes also call by other abbreviations Ph.D., D.Phil., or simply DPhil, in different countries. A person who achieve a doctorate degree may be referred to as a doctor or "Dr." in front of his or her name.

Most PhD degrees require the completion of coursework, comprehensive exams, and a dissertation. It is one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by any university. It is an advanced research field that fosters the development of independent research skills.

You can opt for Ph.D. in almost any field like :-

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Health care management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Statistics
  • Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics


#2 admin 2014-03-04 17:31
After completing a bachelor or a Masters degree, an individual can go for pursuing Ph.D. In India you need to clear an entrance exam of the University in which you want to pursue Ph.D. or alternately you need to clear GATE or NET.
#1 nagalakshmi 2014-01-28 19:41
when can we do phd and any entrance test will be there for doing phd..?

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