IGNOU Master of Philosophy in Sociology Course, Admission, Eligibility & Fees


Ignou Master of Philosophy in Sociology (MPHILSO)

Ignou Master of Philosophy in Sociology or Master of Philosophy in Sociology is a postgraduate research course in Sociology. The course is a mirror equivalent of a Ph.D. but is different from it in certain aspects. Many colleges offer this course in an integrated form with Ph.D. also. The course duration is generally 2 years but can be more if the distance education is pursued. When the M.Phil-Ph.D. integrated course is pursued, the M.Phil. duration is supposed to be 1 year.

Minimum Duration:
1 Year
Maximum Duration:
2 Years

Ignou Course Fee:

Rs. 12,600
Minimum Age:
No bar
Maximum Age:
No bar
Possesses Master’s Degree from a University recognized by UGC or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as are notified for the purpose from time to time by the University with at least 55% marks [50% marks in the case of SC, ST and OBC (Non-creamy Layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September 1991] excluding grace marks.
Qualifies in the Entrance Test conducted by IGNOU at the national level.

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