School of Liberal Arts

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

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The IMS Unison University Ph.D. English & Sociology program equips the scholar with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the field in which s/he is pursuing the research. It enables scholars to inculcate in themselves essential skill sets, with expertise in theoretical, literary and critical analysis of the subject.

Why pursue the Ph.D. English & Sociology program from IMS Unison University?

  • Research is an important component of our curriculum. Our students
    • undergo training in Research Methodology
    • acquire tools for historical and literary analysis
    • acquire skills of self-reflexive critical thinking
    • develop doctoral-level expertise combining pedagogy with scholarly achievement and research excellence (applied or theoretical)
    • acquire advanced academic skills to teach at the collegiate level,
    • are well prepared to conduct independent scholarly investigation, and serve in private and public sectors

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    • Online at the University website:
      After filling the "Registration Form”, the candidate has to pay a registration fee of Rs. 1000/- either online through Debit Card / Credit Card /Net Banking or cash at the Cash Counter of the University. On successful payment of registration fee, a receipt will be generated by the system. You will have to save this registration number for all your future reference. You are required to scan and email this receipt along with documents to along with the scanned copies of all the documents required.
      Alternatively, the student can also download the registration form from the website or procure it from the University Admission office, fill it up completely, attach the necessary documents and send it with a Bank Demand Draft of Rs 1000/- drawn in favour of IMS Unison University payable at Dehradun and send it at the postal address of the University.
    • The registration fee is non-refundable under any circumstance whatsoever. Registering to a Program does not guarantee admission.
    • After the successful registration to the Program chosen, our admission team will check the seat availability and your eligibility for the admission. If you meet the admission criteria, you will be contacted to proceed further as per the Admission procedure of the program.
    • You shall remain in constant touch with our Admission office to know about the status of your registration.
    • Admission Process:
      Personal Interview and A valid (eligible) UGC-NET/JRF Score .

    Online application process


    Fill and confirm the registration form


    Pay registration fee using any online method


    Get registration No. on successful payment

Download fee document Ph.D. in English & Sociology FEE (FULL TIME DOCTORAL PROGRAM)

Fee (2023-24)


1. 40% Seats of the intake in the program are reserved for UK Domicile candidates and will be allotted purely on first come first serve basis. The decision of the University in this respect is not open to question

2. *For the Ph.D. scholars, who are required to continue beyond the fourth year, the fee to be paid shall be equivalent to the fee applicable for the fourth year of the program. The thesis submission fee shall be payable in the year of thesis submission.

Ph.D. in English

Program Curriculum

S. No. Course Code Course Name
1 PHDENG-101 Research Methodology
2 PHDENG-102 Research and Publication Ethics (RPE)
3 PHDENG-103P Statistical Packages for Research
4 PHDENG-104 Research-based Subject Course
5 PHDPSY-105S Seminar Presentation
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