The PhD programme of the Department started in 1964. To date, nearly 200 students have successfully completed the programme. Currently, over 60 students are registered in the programme.


Admission to PhD Programmes in HSS

The coming round of tests and interviews for admission to our PhD programmes will be held as per the following schedule.

May 11 - English (Literature, Linguistics & ELT), Fine Arts and Psychology
May 12 - Economics
May 15 - Philosophy and Sociology

Results of the PhD entrance test held on May 11,12 & 15

The shortlisted candidates will be sent the call letters by email by 1st of May.

List of Candidates selected for Admission Test


The Convenor
Postgraduate Committee
Department of HSS
IIT Kanpur
Kanpur 208 016

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