Statement of Purpose (required for PhD Programs)


Statement of Purpose (required for PhD Programs)

As part of the application for admission to PhD programs, applicants shall be required to submit a statement of purpose, which shall form an integral part of the application. The admissions committee shall use the information provided to ascertain the preparedness and interest of the candidate in pursuing doctoral studies, and whether the department has the requisite resources to train and supervise the doctoral candidate in the sub-specialty in which the applicant is interested.

A statement of purpose shall, at least, include the following:

i.          Title of the potential research proposal

ii.         Clear articulation of the current understanding of the intended field and ideas for

            potential research

iii.        Explanation of the intended impact of the proposed research

iv.        The prospective candidates shall demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for the area of