The minimum qualification for admission to this course is PUC or its equivalent and sufficient knowledge of English. The Institute of Philosophy offers a six-semester (3 years) course, leading to Baccalaureate degree in Philosophy (B.Ph.).
The minimum qualification for admission to this course is B.A./B. Com, B.Sc. or its equivalent and sufficient knowledge of English. Any student holding any Baccalaureate degree from any State recognized University, should pass a qualifying written examinations in the respective discipline conducted by the Institute. The Exceptional students are admitted with the privilege of accreditation of 22 credits to Supplementary Obligatory Subjects and 22 credits to Optional Additional Subjects from their previous Baccalaureate degree after conducting a qualifying examination in the respective discipline. The students are expected to complete 110 credit courses in Obligatory Basic Subjects, 10 credit courses in Supplementary Obligatory Subjects, leading to Baccalaureate degree in Philosophy (B.Ph.).
The Baccalaureate in Philosophy (B.Ph.) programme consisting of various courses is spread over a period of 3 years. A course is determined by the credit it carries. One credit consists of at least 15 classroom teaching hours and at least 15 hours of academic work outside the classroom. A total of 180 credits are to be obtained to qualify for the B.Ph. In the third year, the student is required to write a dissertation, approximately about 60 pages, on any topic related to any branch of Philosophy or its allied subjects, in consultation with a professor and work under his/her guidance. The dissertation must be characterized by solid Philosophical thinking and logical presentation with proper scientific research methodology.