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Ph.D. (Kannada) - Course Overview

  • STREAM

    ARTS

  • DURATION

    3 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Kannada

  • COURSE TYPE

    Doctorate/M.Phil

Updated On - November 24th 2017

Doctorate of Philosophy in Kannada Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

Ph.D. in Kannada is a three to five year course. Eligibility for the course is a postgraduate course in Kannada, candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in Kannada/Bachelor in Technology in Kannada from recognized University.

Top institutes which are offering this course are as follows:

The tuition fees by average for Ph.D. (Kannada) come between INR 5,000 to 1 Lac for the span of three to 5 years.Major Job profile and designations for these graduates are Lecturer, Speaker, and Teacher, Assistant Professor Consultant, Human Services Worker, Scientist, Social Service Workers. etc.

Graduates with this degree have opportunity for the industries like Coaching Centres, Kannada Consultancies, Kannada Department, Home Tuitions, Museums, Private Tuitions, Publishing House, Research and Development Agencies and Schoolsetc.Some of the top companies hiring these graduates are research firms translation bureaus, publishing houses international organizations, hotel industry, travel and tourism sector as travel guides etc.

The average salary for Ph.D. (Kannada) graduates is around INR 2 to 8 Lakh but this can be higher on the basis of experience and other factors.

Ph.D. in Kannada: Course Highlights

Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.

Course LevelPost-Graduate
Duration3 to 5 years
Examination TypeSemester System
EligibilityPost-graduation in Kannada
Admission ProcessBased on counselling after clearing Entrance Tests like UGC-NETfor different colleges.
Course FeeINR 5, 000 to 1 Lakh for three years
Average Starting SalaryINR 2 to 8 lacs per annum
Top Recruiting Companiesresearch firms translation bureaus publishing houses international organizations hotel industry travel and tourism sector as travel guides
Job PositionsLecturer. Speaker. Teacher. Assistant Professor. Consultant. Human Services Worker. Scientist. Social Service Workers.

Ph.D. in Kannada:  What is it about?

Ph.D. - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Kannada. Typically, a Ph.D. is a four or five year postdoctoral degree depending on submission of thesis. The minimum eligibility for this degree is M.Phil in Kannada. The students under this degree are required to prepare a detailed thesis on subjects such as Kannada Poetry, Kannada Drama, Kannada Fiction, Kannada Literary Criticism and Literary History etc.

The main objective of the course is to provide comparative perspectives of learning by juxtaposing, comparing, contrasting literatures across cultures and languages. the course aims at encouraging the students to undertake translation of Indian texts into English as an attempt at reaching other comers of the world.

Through Ph.D. in Kannada course, institutes aims at preserving regional languages, folklore and culture, study literature beyond conventional norms and project it as a knowledge system.

Ph.D. in Kannada: Top Institutes 

NAME OF INSTITUTECITYAVERAGE COURSE FEES
Reva universityBangaloreINR 5000
MAHARSHI DAYANAND COLLEGE OF ARTS SCIENCE AND COMMERCE, MUMBAIMumbaiINR 25000
OSMANIA UNIVERSITY - [OU], HYDERABADHyderabadINR 4000
University of MumbaiMumbaiINR 5000
UNIVERSITY OF MYSORE - [UOM], MYSOREMysoreINR 30000
MADURAI KAMARAJ UNIVERSITY - [MKU], MADURAIMaduraiINR 30,000
GULBARGA UNIVERSITY - [GU], GULBARGAGULBARGAINR 20,620
SHIVAJI UNIVERSITY - [SUK], KOLHAPURKOLHAPURINR 47150
University of MadrasChennaiINR 15,800
BANGALORE UNIVERSITY - [BU], BANGALOREBangaloreINR 75,000
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KARNATAKA - [CUK], GULBARGAGULBARGAINR 57,000
Tumkur universityTumkurINR 70,000
KARNATAKA STATE WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY - [KSWU], BIJAPURBijapurINR 60,000
Amity UniversityJaipurINR 250,000
Shri Ramswaroop Memorial UniversityLucknowINR 100,000
Meenakshi College For WomenChennaiINR 50,000
AISECT UniversityBhopalINR 200,840
Santosh UniversityGaziabadINR 3 Lakh

Ph.D. in Kannada: Eligibility 

To pursue a Ph.D. course in Kannada the candidate should have bachelor’s degree in Kannada from recognized university. Also the masters in Biology/Pharmacy and Kannada or the relevant stream with aggregate of 55% marks and also with valid PHD entrance test along with the interview. However, this condition is relaxed to 50% in case of SC/ST candidates.

Ph.D. in Kannada:  Admission Process

Although an undergraduate degree or a master's degree in Kannada may be helpful for admission, most programs only require prospective students to have completed a year or more of college-level Kannada. While not required, some programs also recommend that students complete courses in statistical analysis before applying. Some Institutes conduct their own entrance exam for admission to Ph.D. in Kannada course.

Entrance Exams are:

  1. REVA University Ph. D. Entrance Test
  2.  UGC NET
  3. IIM Phd test
  4. GRE
  5. GATE

All Candidates who have applied have to appear for Entrance Test conducted by the University as per the scheduled date and time. However, candidates possessing following are exempted from the Entrance Test

  1. Candidates who are qualified UGC-JRF / UGC-CSIR Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
  2. Candidates who have qualified lectureship only in the UGC/NET/SET and those who have possessed M Phil in respective subjects
  3. Foreign Nationals and NRIs with Indian degree
  4. The Foreign Nationals and NRIs who have a Foreign Degree
  5. The sponsored/deputed candidates if any

(However, such of those candidates mentioned above under (a), (b) & (c) will have to submit their application and take Interview / Counseling as per the calendar provided.)

Ph.D. in Kannada: Syllabus and Course Description

Semester ISemester II
Research MethodologyKannada Language and Literature
Introduction of ManuscriptologyVyakarana
Essay on Topic of ResearchNyaya
DissertationAdvaitavedanta
Viva-voceMimamsa

Ph.D. in Kannada: Career Prospects

Different career options are available for graduates in this field, for instance one can become a teacher, translator or a freelancer as well. For imparting a program in the foreign language, the educational institutions mostly look for experts in this field.

Option for taking private tuitions is also available. There are various types of jobs available for interpreters, such as consecutive interpreter, general interpreter and liaison interpreter.

Translators also work in fields such as scientific literary, technical or business. Freelancing is the new trend in the field of language. Freelancers join research firms, translation bureaus, publishing houses, international organizations, hotel industry, travel and tourism sector etc.
Pay package: -
Those who want to put up a career in teaching foreign languages can start earning in the range of INR 10,000 to INR 20,000 per month. Candidates working with embassies can receive a compensation of INR 8,000 p.m. to 10,000 p.m. Translators are paid between INR 50 to 100 per page.

Successful graduates of the course can pursue career options such as:

  • Teacher
  • Translator
  • Journalist
  • News Anchor
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Entrepreneur
  • Freelancer
  • Consecutive Interpreter
  • General Interpreter
  • Liaison Interpreter
Doctorate of Philosophy in Kannada annual salary
Job PositionJob DescriptionAverage Annual Pay Scale in INR
News AnchorA TV News Anchor presents news in the studio through the visual medium to broadcast the news and happenings around the globe. Their role is important since they turn a day's variety of news stories into a cohesive TV program.2-5 Lacs
TeacherJob responsibilities for high school and middle school Kannada Literature teachers include developing students' writing and reading comprehension skills, administering tests and evaluating students’ progress throughout each term.2-3 Lacs
Content developerContent developer curates and writes articles/stories around viral topics. They are well versed with the social and content websites.1 to 3 Lacs
Writer, editor, publisher or researcherWriting is a desirable and sought-after profession for those who possess abundant creativity and have a way with words. Specific types of writers include caption writers, copywriters and creative writers, each of which has a unique set of responsibilities. Writers begin the process of creating a written work by researching their topics using journals, books, interviews or personal experience. Once their work is on the page, writers revise for clarity and coherence.3-4 Lacs
ReporterReporters are responsible for reporting current events and incidents of national and international importance for newspapers, websites or news channels.2-4 Lacs
TranslatorTranslators are required in various fields for translating documents in Kannada Literature. For the job of a translator, knowledge of a language other than Kannada Literature is also required.4-5 Lacs