Ph.D. in Yogashastra

Duration: 3 Years

Our Ph.D. program in Yogashastra is affiliated to Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University.

Chosen Ph.D. candidates complete their research with Kaivalyadhama, under the mentorship of their guides. The final thesis is submitted to KKSU after a period of three years.

The interdisciplinary program encourages students to explore newer avenues in Yogic concepts, practices, and universal application.

To discover some details of principles explained in traditional texts.

To find out the relation of traditional practices with their scientific interpretation.

Evaluating some Yoga therapy and cognitive behaviour modules in different pathological conditions.

Comparative study of classical and contemporary practices of yoga.

Scientific study on higher functions through modern parameters.


3 Years


On-Campus and Residential

Admission Procedure

  • Prospective Ph.D. candidates may visit the KKSU website at the link below and follow the procedure for the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET).
  • Candidates who wish to pursue Ph.D. must have qualified by way of successfully completing KKSU’s PET or NET / SET examinations.
  • KKSU PET exam is based on a 100-mark score and includes the following components:
    Written Exam – 70 %
    Interview – 30 %
  • Enrolment into PET and further Ph.D. registration will depend on KKSU eligibility criteria only.
  • Kaivalyadhama can be chosen as the Ph.D. Research Center during the candidate’s interview.
  • Interested candidates must first inform Kaivalyadhama at college@kdham.com as the chosen Research Center for their PhD program.
  • Inquiries for the Ph.D. program made at Kaivalyadhama will be guided by the Kaivalyadhama’s college administration team for further procedure.

For enquiries, email us at phd@kdham.com

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