Doctor of Philosophy-Ph.D. (Vidyavaridhi) Programme

True to its vision and mission, Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies places considerable importance on high end research and aspires to be identified as a world class research university. In pursuance of this noble objective the institute offers three year Vidyavaridhi programme in various subjects. The admission in the programme is given via an annual open entrance exam. Institute has undertaken several initiatives to standardize the research program on the campus. The formation of fully functional Research and Development Cell is another achievement of the Institute which suggests the policies and drafts rules and regulations as per UGC and University ordinances.

Institute offers Vidyavaridhi (Ph.D.) Program in the following Subjects:

  1. Indian Buddhist Philosophy
  2. Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy
  3. Tibetan Language and Literature
  4. Tibetan History and Culture
  5. Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy (Restoration in Sanskrit)
  6. Sowa-Rigpa
  7. Tibetan Fine Arts