Ph.D. in Sociology - YBN University

  • Years 5 Years
  • type of course PhD
  • course type Research
  • delivery mode

It is awarded in recognition of high achievements, independent research, and the use of scientific knowledge to provide insight into the environmental and social factors affecting different groups of individuals in sociology. It takes 3 years to 5 years for a master's degree holder to earn a doctoral degree in sociology. It is a logical investigation of human social behavior and its origin, development, and association; the organization would mean a career in social science. Social science will not only allow you to understand human activities more quickly but will allow you to learn more about its circumstances and logical consequences.

The Research in Sociology program is based on advanced training in methods, measurable deduction, and sociological hypotheses. It gives students a sociological perspective that allows experts from all fields to consider the social forces influencing work and the way associations work. During the duration of the course, the students would be learning different theories and about social context.

 Eligibility for Ph.D. in Sociology 

Candidates who want to take admission in Ph.D. must have a post-graduate degree in Sociology with at least 55% marks from a recognized university and must have passed the national level entrance examination or university level entrance examination. National level entrance exam like UGC NET / UGC CSIR NET / GATE / SLET or University entrance exams consists of written tests and personal interviews.

Benefits of Ph.D. in Sociology

Ø  Although only a small percentage of sociology graduate students typically pursue a Ph.D., also known as a Doctor of Philosophy, those who gain coveted degrees from additional mentoring experiences.

Ø  Sociology helps in building the ability of the students to know the interrelationships between different parameters and see different aspects of a scenario. They learn to see the social structure as a whole through an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to society and human interaction, which is sought in administration, marketing, law, and other fields.

Ø  The program adopts an observational strategy for granting, and weights research, building understanding in assessment and methods of both subjective and quantitative examination. It helps them to build the range of capabilities required for future professions such as academic, research, performance, corporate, etc.

Ø  Sociological preparation and exploration develop delicate abilities and enthusiastic knowledge and helps them grow from their network into powerful individuals. It encourages students to work individually and in groups, and provides efficient preparation and ability to gather data, examine information, and turn it into a fair and strong argument.

The Future Scope of Ph.D. Degree in Sociology  Subject

Ø  The curriculum works on the encouragement of scholars as it opens up different professional areas.

Ø  Sociology education will open many doors of entry for you including clinics, private centers, private practice, social thought, criminal equality, law, media, and much more.

Ø  This can lead to an understanding of effective professions in business, consulting, applied investigation, review research, metropolitan systems, medical care, education, business organization, information investigation, and then a few.

There are some Career Prospects after Sociology Degree:

Ø  Post-doctorate fellowship in sociology

Ø  Research Organizations

Ø  Journalism and communication media

Ø  Gender Studies

Ø  Civil services and government services

Ø  Developmental Studies etc.

Career and Job Opportunities for Ph.D. in Sociology

Ø  This can lead to professions that major in business, consulting, applied investigation, review research, metropolitan systems, medical care, education, business organization, information investigation, etc.

Ø  Some of the most common jobs after Ph.D. such as in sociology; College professors, sociologists, management consultants, political scientists, social workers, policy analysts, survey researchers, human resource (HR) representatives, public relations specialists, guidance counselors, etc.

Ø  WHO, UGC, Research Department, and Ministry of Human Resource Development are the main recruitment agencies for this degree. 

Course Duration:

The Ph.D. sociology courses are a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 5 in duration. This depends on the university offering the course.

Course Fees: 

The average fee for a Ph.D. sociology degree is between INR 50000 and INR 500000.



















Ph.D. in Sociology


Ph.D. in Sociology

YBN University

Ph.D. in Sociology
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Ph.D. in Sociology

Masters degree in sociology + the candidates should have cleared the Entrance test conducted by the respective university.

Ph.D. in Sociology

5 Years

Ph.D. in Sociology
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