Every candidate shall reside in Delhi. However, in the interest of her/his research, she/he may be permitted by the D.R.C. and Board of Research Studies, on the recommendation of the supervisor, to be absent from Delhi, ordinarily for not more than two semesters.
The minimum residence period for Ph. D. students is two years.
Attendance at the Sociological Research Colloquium and in seminars/workshops conducted by the Department is compulsory for Ph. D. students.