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Diploma/Degree: Degree
Course: Research

Number of seats: 29
Course Duration: One year; which includes one semester of course work and rest for dissertation.

Description: The department offers five areas of specialization in M.Phil.
(1)  Accounting

(2) Finance

(3) International Business

(4) Marketing

(5) Organization Behavior and development.

M.Phil. in Commerce is taught at Department of Commerce, Faculty of Commerce & Business, Delhi School of Economics,University of Delhi

Admission Eligibility

The minimum qualification for admission to the M.Phil. program will be at least 55% marks in the aggregate in M.Com./ MIB/ MHROD/ MFC/ MBA and other such degrees which are equivalent to the MBA degree of the University of Delhi and other Indian Universities. However, the candidates with degrees other than M.Com. / MIB/ MHROD/ MFC/ MBA would be required to furnish an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities/ Delhi University or any other competent authority. The onus of producing the relevant equivalence certificate lies on the candidate.

Candidates who have appeared for the examination in above mentioned post graduate program can also apply. However, such candidates will be allowed to appear for the entrance test only provisionally. Their applications will be considered subject to submission of their final results within a prescribed time stipulated by the Department and fulfillment of the minimum eligibility requirements.

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Selection Procedure: There are two modes for applying in the M.Phil course i.e. Entrance and Direct (NET/NET-JRF). In the case of NET/NET-JRF, the students are selected on the basis of merit (50% Undergraduate marks + 50% Post Graduate marks) for the final Interview. However, in the case of the Entrance test, there is a two-layered selection procedure, comprising a written test and a personal interview

There shall be combined entrance test for M.Phil and PhD.  The Entrance Test will be a qualifying examination with qualifying marks as 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC(NC)/PWD). The syllabus for the entrance test will consist of 50% questions on research methodology and 50% subject-specific questions. There are 50 MCQ’s and the duration of examination is 2 hours .Each question would carry four marks, As such, maximum marks would be 200. There is negative marking. The syllabus for Entrance Test includes master-level courses in the following areas:

• Research Methodology
• Accounting
• Finance
• International Business
• Marketing
• Organizational Behaviour and Development


M.Phil Admission criteria

Direct Admission

Undergraduate (UG) marks- 35%

Post-Graduate (PG) marks- 45%

JRF (Qualified) – 5 %

Interview   – 15%

A differential of 5% between B.Com. (Hons) and B.Com. will be taken as per existing practice.

In case of a tie in the final marks, date of birth shall be given preference to older candidate.

Entrance Test

Entrance test marks- 70%

Interview – 30%

For further rules and regulation refer to Ordinance VI of University of Delhi.

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