It is said that everyone does have own philosophy. Etymologically, Philosophy means
‘love of wisdom’. The discipline deals with the thinking nature and beliefs of a
person or the society. The study of the subject helps to understand the values and
concepts in a systematical approach. These philosophers help the society in keeping
the people as well as the society in a systematic order by questioning the notions
and assumptions critically.
Courses and eligibility criteria:
- Certificate in Gandhian Philosophy: Passing in 10+2
- Certificate in Indian Philosophy: Passing in 10+2
- Diploma in Philosophy: Passing in 10+2
- Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhian Philosophy: a Bachelor degree from a recognized
- Post Graduate Diploma in Indian Philosophy and Religion: a Bachelor degree from
a recognized university
- B.A. Philosophy: Passing in 10+2 or equivalent
- M.A. Gandhian Philosophy: a Bachelor degree from a recognized university
- M.A. Indian Philosophy and Religion: a Bachelor degree from a recognized university
- M.A. Philosophy: a Bachelor degree from a recognized university
- M.A. (Philosophy, Culture and Tourism): a Bachelor degree from a recognized university
- M.A. (Siva Siddhanta Philosophy): a Bachelor degree from a recognized university
- M.Phil. in Comparative Philosophy and Religion: A Master’s Degree from a recognized
- M.Phil in Philosophy: A Master’s Degree from a recognized university
- M. Phil. In Siva Siddhanta Philosophy: A Master’s Degree from a recognized university
- Ph.D. in Philosophy: A Master’s Degree from a recognized university
Few of the courses are offered in distance mode also. The score in admission test
is also considered for few of the programs like M.Phil. and Ph.D.
The discipline is not only covers broad area but also provide broad aspect of career
options. The graduate of Philosophy can find opportunities in various sectors such
as Public Services, Public Relations, Teaching, Research, Journalism, Insurance
Public Services: These graduates are eligible for many public servicing job roles.
UPSC and SSC are the major commissions that recruit the Government public servicing
personnel. The equal positions are also found in private organizations.
Public Relations: Banks, Corporate houses, Multi National Companies etc are few
of the job providers to the graduates as Public Relation Officer.
Teaching: Teaching is another major option. The teachers are recruited for the subject
Social Science. B.Ed. and passing in TET or CTET are the requirements for the School
teacher. Post graduation as well as passing in the National Eligibility Test (NET)
is the requirement for attaining lectureship. Passing in NET with good score also
provides the chance to gain the Fellowship. Ph.D. holders are recruited as Associate
Professors, Professors, Readers and Registrars.
Journalism: Journalism is the option for those philosophy graduates who also possess
writing skills. The Diploma in Journalism is the added advantage to achieve better
Other opportunities: Many other job roles like advisors, therapist, counselors,
mediators and consultants etc. are also the major options.
The pay for the fresh graduate is around Rs. 5000/- in the private sector. The Government
or higher position in private sector gains around Rs. 15,000/- and above.
The subject provides prospective career opportunities to the aspirants that many
enthusiasts choose the subject as career option.