26 th Dec December

Discontinuation of M.Phil Degree

Discontinuation of the M .Phil Degree 


The University Grants Commission had declared that M.Phil Degree will be discontinued in pursuance to the Regulation 14 of the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of Ph.D Degree) Regulations 2022. UGC has observed that numerous institutions are still inviting fresh applications for the academic year 2023-24.  In response, the Commission issued an official notification dated 26 December 2023 cautioning students that the M.Phil program is no longer considered a valid degree. UGC urged university authorities to promptly cease admissions to MPhil programs. Previously, the MPhil degree was a postgraduate research degree granted by universities.