Doctoral dissertations in humanities in Indian universities during 2010-2014

Pandita, Ramesh Kumar; Singh, Shivendra


Based on the bibliographic data pertaining to 5229 doctoral dissertations produced in humanities by 127 institutions during 2010 to 2014, leading institutions, subject areas, states, etc., have been identified. The dissertations belonged to 45 different subject disciplines, at an average of 116.2 doctoral dissertations in each subject field. About 1046 doctoral dissertations were produced each year at an average of about 8 dissertations from each institution. Languages & literature is the leading subject field, in which 3611 dissertations were produced. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi produced the maximum number of doctoral dissertations.


Doctoral research; Humanities; Bibliometrics; Dissertations

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