Programme Details

Post Graduate Diploma in Research (PGDR)

  • Bangalore Central Campus
  • Open From : 12-Aug-2022
  • Open Until : 24-Nov-2022

Post Graduate diploma in Research (PGDR) is a yearlong full- time, certificate program. Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in the relevant entrance exam, academic profile and interview. Focussing on advanced concepts of research methodology, the course aims at developing in prospective professional researchers the requisite skills for pursuing the most appropriate methodologies for research studies. A good research needs not merely conceptual capabilities, but also a thorough command of methodological strategies and techniques, including basic knowledge of computers and statistical packages. Sound expertise and versatility in research methodology enable a researcher to undertake, with confidence, research on different issues and problems, which require highly specific designs and techniques. The course is designed to impart research skills to beginners and help improve the quality of research by existing researchers. The course’s components include activities such as attending workshops, hands- on sessions with computers and software packages, reading and comprehending course material, problem- solving and assignment writing. Subjects included in the course are Foundations of Research, Methods in Research, Research writing and Research Publication. Candidates enrolled to the course are equipped to publish a research paper or author a book by themselves by the end of the course.

Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/ (Non-Refundable)
Programme fee as per the below table
Indian Nationals
Foreign Nationals / OCI / PIO
Full Time PhD
Full-Time PhD
30,000 INR
450 USD
Time of Payment: All the candidates have to pay the I Year fee immediately after confirmation of the admission. For subsequent years, fees must be paid annually on or before 15th March.
1. Though the fee is fixed for all years, there will be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
2. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- (US $80 for foreign nationals/PIO/OCI) is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if any applicable.     
3. All Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, the fee may be paid through Net banking facility / NEFT / RTGS.
4. Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee the admission.
For Online Application form, click the below link: Online Application form


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