Ph.D in Mental Health Education

Only applicants awarded External Fellowship from various External Funding Agencies 


3 – 5 Years

Eligibility Criteria: 

MBBS / Masters in Health Education / Media Studies / Journalism / Mass Communication/ Masters in Public Health / Masters in Social Work / Nursing / Psychology with 2 years of experience in a mental health setting or in Health Journalism.

Program of Study:

Initially, the candidate will be provisionally registered for Ph.D. before confirmation of registration. All the candidates have to clear the pre-Ph.D. examination, after one year from the date of provisional registration. The candidate will be trained in both theoretical and practical aspects of the curriculum of Pre-Ph.D. course work. The progress of research work would be monitored and periodically reviewed by the Doctoral Committee constituted for that purpose. After satisfactory complication of proposed work and approval of synopsis, the candidate shall submit the thesis for Ph.D. Degree. 

Academic Faculties and their Research Interest:

  • Dr. K. S. Meena, Additional Professor and Head, Department of Mental Health Education, Community Mental Health; Suicide Prevention; Developing and Evaluation of IEC; Adolescent Mental Health.
  • Dr. Latha K., Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Health Education, Mental Health Promotion, Media and Mental health.