Specific Areas for Which Guidance is available are as follows
Film and media Studies; Drama; American literature, Eco criticism, English Literature.
Development Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics; Applied Econometrics; Industrial Economics; Microfinance; International Trade; Economics of Innovation and Technological Change; Health Care Economics and Public Policy, Financial Economics and Indian Banking; Economics of Education/Labour markets/ Gender.
Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Philosophies of Heidegger and Wittgenstein; Indian Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind; Analytical Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Higher Education; Professional Ethics (Engineering and Higher Education);
Chinese Politics; International Relations Theory; International Political economy; Taiwan studies;
Sociology of Religion, Islam
Modern Indian History, History of science, technology and medicine;
Urban Studies; Environmental Politics; Political Ecology of Institutional Change; Peri-urban Systems, Poverty, Land, Economy