CIF provides facility for doctoral studies under the auspices of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. Students seeking to pursue doctoral studies in Sanskrit and other subjects of Indology will be suitably assisted by University approved Research Guides. CIF is recognized as an approved Center for Research by the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, a bona fide University under University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.
Students interested to apply for doctoral studies must:
- Complete their M.A with an aggregate of 55% or its equivalent (if you are from overseas). This criterion is not required if you have completed your M.Phil. JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) candidates can join directly.
- Others may contact MG University for more details.
Students doing Doctorate through CIF can avail of boarding and lodging facilities at CIF by offering a donation of INR 2500 per month. Those who would like to stay less than a month are expected to offer a contribution of INR 150 per day.