A relief for students as the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University has finally changed the pattern of MPhil course into two semester programme with a duration of one year.
The academic council has taken the decision in this matter on November 13.The council recommended that the MPhil course be of two semester one- year duration only having a common structure of theory paper marks(internal and external) for all the four faculties-Science,technology,commerce and management, humanities and inter disciplinary studies. And there will be a dissertation in the first semester. Earlier it has been considered for the four semester programme with duration of two years. However, after all the faculties suspended the proposal the academic council now converted the course into a two semester programme with duration of one year.
Some faculties stated that as the course will provide a strong foundation for those who wish to pursue the research programme Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).As per information, the existing course was being run on annual pattern with examination being conducted once in a year after submission of dissertation.