The HSS (Humanities and Social Sciences) Area at NIIT University welcomes applications from eligible post graduate students for the Ph.D programme. NIIT University promotes excellence in education and strives to bring core subject, inter-disciplinary as well as multi-disciplinary studies into focus.
Candidates must possess a Masters’ Degree with minimum 60% marks to qualify for the Ph.D program in HSS areas.
Linguistics and Communication
Applied Linguistics: Dialects and Registers; Structural, Lexical and Semantic Studies, Symbolism, Semiotics, etc.
Language and Media
English Language Teaching (ELT): Pedagogic Research, Error Analysis, etc.
Communication Competency and Performance
The Importance of Body Language in Communication
Communication through Proxemics, Chronemics, Haptics and Kinesics
Communication and Culture
Professional and Personal Communication
Social Activism and Communication
Politics and Communication
Broad Areas in Literature
Theatre and Techniques
The Language of Drama
Gender and Language
Theatre and Proxemics
Performative Arts and the Non-Verbal Language
Fiction and Times
Literature and Society
Finance and Economics
Broad area of Applied Economics
Accounting and Finance which may include:
v) Financial market
viii) Public Finance
ix) Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Self-Organized Learning environments (SOLE) and education
Internet on education, teaching and learning
Educational technology: Role of technology in Education