This is a mixed mode program where coursework is completed through assignments & online assessments and the research for Master's Dissertation is done as Guided Research. The candidates have to complete 4 modules of theory before commencing the research on their university-approved topic.
The total credits are divided among theory modules, research proposal, dissertation review and dissertation defense.
Following are the generic top-level program requirements. The detailed curriculum shall be provided after enrollment:
- Coursework Modules (3 core + 1 elective)
- Acceptable and relevant Topic of Research
- Research Proposal conforming to University Format
- Dissertation PPT / Chapter Plan
- Dissertation (and its defense)
❚ Research Supervisor
Since M.Sc. by Coursework & Research involves Guided Research, it requires a Research Supervisor who shall guide the student through different stages of his/her research.
In order to make the program more affordable, GradXs provides an option of Student-Nominated Mentor who shall be chosen by the student but requires to be approved by the university. The supervisor should at least have a Master's Degree (or preferably a Doctorate Degree) and sufficient teaching/industry experience in order to be eligible for the same. In this case, the management of financials (honorarium cost, etc.) is done entirely between the supervisor and the student.
In case a student opts for a supervisor assigned by GradXs, GradXs shall assign a University approved GradXs-Assigned Mentor from its network of highly qualified and distinguished Research Mentors for guiding the student in the best possible way. However, this shall incur an additional fee of USD 500 or INR 35000.
Following are the top-level subjects / areas of research available:
- Agriculture Economics
- Business Analytics
- Child Psychology and Counselling
- Computer Science
- Development Economics
- Educational Administration
- Engineering Science
- Environment and Pollution
- Global Warming
- Healthcare Administration
- Health Sciences
- Indian Mythology
- Industrial Safety
- Information Technology
- International Business
- Legal Administration
- Occupational Health & Safety
- Organizational Psychology
- Pharmaceutical Administration
- Public Health
- Rural Development
- Social Sciences
- Social Work
- Social Work Administration
- Substance Abuse Rehabilitation
- Value Education
- Vedic Sciences
- Water Resources
- Any other relevant area (subject to review)
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❚ Normal Route:
Bachelor's Degree in relevant subject from a recognised University / Institution, preferably with 2 years of work experience.
❚ Migration from other Universities:
Students enrolled in a M.Sc. program from some other globally recognized university shall be eligible for enrollment in the same stage of the program (provided they spend at-least 6 months enrolled at IICUT).
GradXs offers extra support to such students by designing a customised timeline which helps the student in completing the program on time.
FEE WAIVER SCHEME:
To make it affordable for students enrolled in another University, GradXs offers a fee waiver of up to USD 250 or INR 12500 based on the stage of their existing program.
- To ascertain eligibility for Migration, applicants are required to submit the relevant verifiable documents.
- The decision of the University in regards to eligibility shall be final and binding.
Note: Payments shall be accepted only via Bank Transfer. The necessary bank charges should be borne by the student.
For Students migrating from other Universities:
In case of Migration from other Universities, the number of installments and installment amount will depend on the remaining program duration. Additionally, such students shall be eligible for a fee waiver of up to USD 250 or INR 12500 based on the stage of their existing program.
GradXs boasts its network of highly qualified and distinguished mentors from around the world. These mentors are assigned to the research students as their supervisors (for students opting for a GradXs-Assigned Mentor) who guide the students throughout their research. The student and supervisor then work together to bring out the maximal outcome of the research.
Dr. Bongani Ngwenya
Chief Research Mentor & South Africa Representative
Mentor ID: RM0005
Dr. Bongani Ngwenya is the GradXs India-South Africa representative and partner. He is also the GradXs India approved PhD mentor. Bongani Ngwenya has… read more
Dr. Anubha Shrivastava
Mentor ID: RM0051
Dr. Anubha has over 15 years of experience in Finance and General Management and along with mentoring scholars, she is actively involved with GradXs … read more
Dr. Pemmaraju R. K. Rao
Mentor ID: RM0028
Dr. Rao has an industry experience of more than 35 years, with a lot of involvement in coordination of academic training programs. He eventually took… read more
Dr. Stephen T. Odonkor
Research Mentor & Ghana Representative
Mentor ID: RM0012
Dr. Stephen T. Odonkor is a Fulbright scholar. He is senior lecturer, management consultant and a seasoned curriculum developer. Dr. Odonkor has a st… read more
Dr. Saumendra Mohanty
Mentor ID: RM0019
Dr. Saumendra Mohanty has over 30 years of rich experience in Technology MNC Companies in Leadership Positions and 4 years in Academics Teaching and… read more
Dr. Ruchika Agarwal
Mentor ID: RM0026
Dr. Ruchika Agarwal holds a Doctorate Degree in Management and Master’s Degree in economics from University of Mumbai. She is a Post graduate in Mana… read more
Dr. Deephand Dhankher
Mentor ID: RM0044
Dr. Deepchand is a Naval veteran presently serving as an Assistant Professor of Seamanship at Tolani Maritime Institute, Pune, India. Previously, he … read more
Mentor ID: RM0010
Dr. Rajashri is a Professor and Associate Dean in Research Analytics & Operations with over 25 years of experience in Teaching, Research, Consulting … read more
Dr. Jagdish K
Mentor ID: RM0011
Dr. Jagdish K is a former scientist of the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO), where he worked as the Geomatics Solutions Scientist for Na… read more
Dr. Bibhu Santosh Behera
Mentor ID: RM0006
Dr. Bibhu Santosh Behera holds a Doctorate in Extension Education and Rural Development from LIUTEBM, Lusaka, Zambia and also another Doctorate in Ag… read more
Dr. Emer Tucay Quezon
Mentor ID: RM0018
Dr. Emer Tucay Quezon is a Filipino postgraduate professor at the College of Architecture & Civil Engineering, Addis Ababa Science & Technology Unive… read more
Dr. Jyoti Madhav Munde
Mentor ID: RM0047
Dr. Jyoti Munde is an Assistant Professor with 11 yrs of teaching experience in Management Institutes of Aurangabad (M.S), India. She is currently as… read more
Dr. Dimithri Jayagoda
Mentor ID: RM0031
Dr. Dimithri Devinda Jayagoda has completed his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies at Ritsumikan Asia Pacific University (APU) – … read more
Dr. Chetana Asbe
Mentor ID: RM0007
Dr. Chetana Asbe holds a post graduate degree in Financial Management and Commerce from the University of Mumbai. She has also pursued CFA from ICFAI… read more
Dr. Emmanuel Numapau Gyamfi
Mentor ID: RM0022
Dr. Emmanuel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at GIMPA. He obtained a PhD in Statistics from the University of Venda … read more
Dr. Manoj Kumar
Mentor ID: RM0046
Dr. Manoj Kumar is a global leader with a successful history in supply chain management involving procurement, vendor management, material requiremen… read more
Dr. Himendra Balalle
Mentor ID: RM0041
Dr. Himendra Balalle is an eminent Lecturer in Research Methodology .He is a Diplomat of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing and holds Certified Profess… read more
Dr. Emmanuel G. K. Duncan
Mentor ID: RM0025
Dr. Emmanuel G. K. Duncan is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. He holds a first d… read more
Prof. Augustine Deke
Mentor ID: RM0045
Prof. Augustine Deke is the Principal of Africa for Christ Bible College and an Adjunct Professor and Development Consultant. He is also a member of … read more
Dr. Angelina Theresa Mary J.
Mentor ID: RM0037
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GradXs conducts interactive online sessions on a regular basis on key research topics so that the research students can get benefited from the immense expertise of our Mentors. The students also get a chance to clarify their doubts with the mentors.
GradXs also enables the students with a discussion forum on its portal, where students can engage with the mentors as well as with other students for academic discussions.
Following are glimpses of some of the sessions conducted by GradXs:
Statistical Tests in Research
Dr. Saumendra Mohanty (RM0019)
Article Writing (Doctoral Level) and Publication in Journals
Dr. Bongani Ngwenya (RM0005)
Data Analysis and Presentation in a Doctoral Dissertation (Theory and Practice)
Dr. Bongani Ngwenya (RM0005)
Ethical Issues in Research
Dr. Sasmita Singh (RM0029)
Literature Review in Research
Dr. Ruchika Agarwal (RM0026)
Relevance of Statistics in Research
Dr. Rajashri (RM0010)
Quantitative Research Methods
Dr. Saumendra Mohanty (RM0019)
Theoretical and Conceptual Framework of Research
Dr. Bongani Ngwenya (RM0005)