The minimum qualification for admission to the Licentiate in Philosophy (L.Ph.) course is ecclesiastical B.Ph. degree or its equivalent. Any student holding an equivalent certificate should be recognized by ecclesiastical institute and pass a qualifying examination conducted by the Institute. This course comprises of specialized studies and research work in Philosophy. The duration is of four semesters (2 years), at the end of which there will be a comprehensive exam, leading to L.Ph. degree.