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Become a PhD Guide. Earn money from home

My Indian Academy can help you register as a PhD Guide with various Universities. You can earn additional income while mentoring PhD students.

Eligibility Criteria to become a PhD Guide:

  1. You must have completed your PhD from a UGC recognized University
  2. You must NOT be working as a faculty in any University
  3. You must NOT be already actively working as a PhD Guide for any PhD scholars at any University (as per UGC norms, a PhD Guide can only mentor 5 PhD students at a time).

Documents needed for registering you as a PhD Guide with a University:

We work with Rabindranath Tagore University, Shri Venkateshwara University and Venkateshwara Open University. We can register you as a Guide with any of these Universities depending on the requirements. If you are interested, please contact us at at +91-7337484842. We would need a scan of your Aadhar Card, your PhD Certificate scan from a UGC recognized University, your Resume in PDF format and the details of your PhD Thesis (Area of Research, Journal where it was published etc.)

How much can you earn as a PhD Guide:

Typically, you will earn Rs 50,000 as a PhD Guide for each student. As per UGC norms, you can provide guidance for 5 students at a time and the duration of PhD Guidance is for 2 years. In total, you can earn Rs 2,50,000 every 2 years (Rs 1.25L per yr) while working as a PhD Guide. A PhD Guide can continue to work in any industry (other than as a University faculty) while earning passive income as a PhD Guide.

Responsibilities of a PhD Guide:

  1. PhD Guides should mentor their students, help them select a unique topic for their PhD and guide them through the process of writing an abstract, clearing plagiarism checks and publishing their final thesis. The Guide should NOT become a blocker delaying the grant of a PhD to the student.
  2. We do NOT expect PhD Guides to write the thesis. The thesis should be written only by the PhD scholars.
  3. It is expected that a PhD Guide should have a laptop/ mobile with a good internet connection. Visits to the University campus are not required.

If you are interested in becoming a PhD Guide for our students, please contact us at +91-7337484842

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