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Why PHD degree is not taken solemnly in India?

What does it mean doing a PhD? The term PhD or Doctorate of Philosophy is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase ‘philosophiae doctor’. A PhD degree typically involves students independently conducting original and significant research in a specific field or subject, before producing a publication-worthy thesis. What is a PhD vs Masters? The two most …

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How many PhD students can really get ‘productive’ use output from their PhD research?

My PhD was one of the most rewarding projects of my life. But I would give three (related) conditions to anyone thinking of doing the same. 1. You need stamina more than intelligence. A professor warned me before I started that a PhD is more a test of stamina than intelligence, and he was right. A …

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How soon can I finish my project and earn my Ph.D.?

Often in the US, students apply to Ph.D. programs directly from a bachelor’s degree program and take 5–6 years to complete a Ph.D. after earning their bachelor’s to Finish my project and earn PhD. Students who pursue a master’s degree after a bachelor’s degree will complete graduate-level courses necessary to complete a Ph.D., but often …

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