PhD. is the abbreviated form of 'Doctor of Philosophy'. It is a research based degree where enrolled candidates first study about the topic in detail through available resources and literature and then conduct their own research with the help of their supervisor.
The specialization 'Marathi' deals with complete knowledge of Marathi language, literature, culture, history, etc. Marathi is predominantly used in Maharashtra state of India and some parts of Goa. It is considered as one of the official languages in these 2 states hence to get a good government job; candidates should be well versed with Marathi.
Candidates possessing Masters Degree in Marathi or related stream like MA in Marathi, M.Phil in Marathi, are eligible for this course. In some special cases, prior knowledge of Marathi (but not specialized in Marathi) are also allowed to enroll for PhD in Marathi.
For admission in PhD, candidates can have many options like-
- Through national level entrance tests- In this case, they will get stipend for at least 5 years.
- Through institute level entrance test- There are some reputed government affiliated institutes conduct their own entrance examinations for PhD.
- Direct admission- Here candidates approach the supervisor and if supervisor likes their SOP, he may accept them for PhD.
The duration for this course ranges between 3-5 years.
Further study options
After PhD, candidates get honored by Doctors degree which is considered as the highest degree in any specialization. If a candidate is still interested to pursue higher studies, he or she can go for some short term related course like for typing, personality development, etc.
PhD. has 3 main parts- Reading of available resources including published papers and literature, conduct own research on selected topic and lastly to write thesis. Candidates enrolled for PhD. first need to decide the topic for their PhD and get it approved from their supervisor. The topic must be new and unique in nature and not research should have conducted earlier on the same. Once approved, candidates can start their work.
At the end of the course, they need to write thesis where they need to mention about their research in detail. After submission of thesis, they give their presentation and viva.
These candidates are ideal to work in teaching institutes and college where Marathi is included in their curriculum for teaching. They can also work as Translators and Interpreters in publishing firms to translate the articles and journals. Tours and Travels agencies, hotel industries, etc also requires candidates proficient in other language.
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