Guidelines for D.Litt
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR AWARD OF POST DOCTORAL DEGREES
The Degrees of Doctor of Letters, Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) and Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) are the highest Post-Doctoral degrees of this University in respective disciplines which are awarded to candidate who have earlier acquired Ph.D. degree. A Post-Doctoral degree is awarded on the basis of original and independent research in a particular discipline that has made distinct contributions to the advancement of knowledge, as evidenced by publications in reviewed journals and are recognised by peers. The research work of the candidate must have been characterised either by the discovery of facts or by a fresh approach towards interpretation of facts or theories, or formulating a new theory/hypothesis and evince his capacity for original thinking, critical examination and sound judgment.