MOOC - Section


Q1 ) What does the MOOC stand for and how to understand it in academic context?
Ans. MOOC stands for the Mass Open Online Courses. It is basically an academic or an industrial education (lecture + questionnaires + examination) which teaches something knowledgeable from pre-recorded videos. It is very similar to the packages of higher education around the world but available in digital, discrete and HD format.

Q2 ) Does the MOOC contain lectures, quizzes, questionnaires, examination and grading system ?
Ans. Yes, it has all the elements of traditional education.

Q3 ) Does the MOOC equally regarded as traditional universities education ? ?
Ans.Yes, of course it is. The fascinating point is that it has 'reverse/forward/pause' button from which the learners may 'start/stop/resume' the lectures as he/she likes.

Q4 ) Does the MOOC accredited in all countries ?
Ans. MOOC requires no accreditation but acceptance for the credit transfer because it is in modular basis. The MOOC-LEARNERS (www.mooc-learners.com) is currently uniting (registering) the open/virtual universities, as to consider the MOOC for credit transfer without adjusting the qualities in any manner.

Q5 ) Why the MOOC needs credit transfer status as the MOOC providing universities, like: MIT, Harvard, Oxford, Stanford and etc are all world renowned universities ?
Ans. The MOOC providing universities have clear vision for clusters/packages and we never once deny it. Meanwhile when the local government's policies for accreditation is concerned, then it varies from one nation to another. This anomalies occur due to the dissimilar policies of national interest as compared to international policies. So Advan-kt accepts the MOOC as discrete modules and issue credit transfer for corresponding programs with our consortium universities.

Q6 ) Is the MOOC academically different from one university to another, although the course title look almost similar to one another ?
Ans. Yes, it distinguishes itself to certain degrees from one university to another because conceptually the university ranking plays crucial role for contemporary and cutting edge knowledge. As to know more about accreditation issues, please click here.

Q7 ) What are the overall programs that available in MOOC under advan-kt scheme?
Ans. As to know the programs, procedure and flow, kindly click here for complete list.


General Information About Doctoral Studies


Q1 ) Does the 'doctoral degree' programs of Advan-kt carry 'Dr' title internationally ?
Ans. Yes. It carries the 'Dr' title to the person who have successfully completed the doctoral program. Some of our doctoral graduates are listed here.

Q2 ) Does the Advan-kt's partner institutions legally registered to confer doctoral awards?
Ans. Yes. All our partner institutions are legally registered as universities/colleges/academic institutions with one of the world's government to confer educational certificates from ordinary certificate to doctoral level degrees. So far, Advan-kt has served for 5 Universities and all of them are legally registered with their countries government. For an instance: the IIC University of Cambodia was registered in Cambodia and accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of Kingdom of Cambodia. This registration and accreditation may vary from one country to another as every country has its own criteria for. However, it does not affect the 'Dr' title and a doctoral thesis is significantly regarded from its contents (publications) for which it creates impact on the corresponding fields. Peers know the peers thesis and its quality.

Q3 ) What about the accreditation part of doctoral awards?
Ans. There is no single accrediting body for the international standards on doctoral studies. Besides, there are hundreds and hundreds of accrediting bodies have existed like mushroom in this world with dissimilar criteria. In another words, the accreditation varies from one country to another and it completely depends on local governments. Private sectors are completely different and always expect originality and productivity. Discrimination on education and employment is illegal and obviously opposed by Human Rights Commission but who can ensure a world without it ? So a doctoral thesis stands on its originality and prevails from the novelty.

Q4 ) What is degree attestation used for ?
Ans. Attestation of any document including educational degree certificate signifies that it is the copy of original document. We do provide it for all our certificate holders upon the request. As to cater this service promptly, it requires additional amount for. Our degree certifications will be attested in the jurisdiction of country where the university is established of.

Q5 ) Does the Advan-kt discriminate anybody in doctoral studies?
Ans. No. Advan-kt allows all our students to record the PhD Viva Voce Examination for their own reference. If the outcome of any examination is deemed to be 'injustice and prejudice' by student, then the recorded video will be supplied to the university dean for evaluation.

Q6 ) What is the fee that set for doctoral program?
Ans. In 2018, we have set USD 3650* for complete package, as to cover the guidance of thesis writing, the guidance of journal paper publishing, as to conduct the PhD Viva Voce Examination by employing two Examiners; as to deliver the doctoral degree certificates to the candidate's residency ; and as to maintain the database for 20 years in online system (Database). However we do provide dean's scholarship for good thesis contents.

*every publication that published in the ISI-cited journal will reimburse automatically USD 300 meanwhile Scopus-cited journal will reimburse about USD 200 from the total fee.


Industrial Doctorate - Section


Q1 ) What does theIndustrial Doctorate (Indus-PhD) stand for?
Ans. Industrial-PhD is a doctoral level award in which a complex case study with solution or industrial rare practices with complexity or industrial innovations and/or industrial inventions are converted into academic documents (thesis/dissertation).

Q2 ) What is the use of Industrial-PhD?
Ans. Industrial-PhD contains solution for real world problems and is highly regarded in technological world. It has perpetual mean of solution for existing problems. Thesis from this type of program does not contain theoretical assumption but a valuable practical mean.

Q3 ) What is the purpose of having this kind of programs?
Ans. It is basically designed to ease the working people, as to convert their monographs, publications, ideas or any other technical findings into academic documents.

Q4 ) Who can apply for the Industrial-PhD?
Ans. The candidate who applies for Industrial-PhD must normally have extensive industrial experience and also hold substantial data for doctoral thesis.

Q5 ) What makes the Industrial-PhD better than the academical-PhD ?
Ans. Industrial-PhD contains specific solution in the field while the academical-PhD focuses more onto the aspects of solution. Both degrees are equally treated as doctoral degrees but varies in its nature.


PhD by Prior Publications or Existing Published - Section


Q1 ) What does the PhD by Prior Publications or Existing Published made of?
Ans. PhD by Prior Publications is basically accomplished by compiling the journal publications into thesis. Or simply considering a full book for the award.

Q2 ) What type of journals are accepted for ?
Ans. ISI-Listed journal papers are widely accepted with Q1 and Q2 ranking group. However, Advan-kt accepts Q3 and also the Q4 clusters. To know more, click here .

Q3 ) Does the PhD by Prior Publications require PhD Viva Voce Examination?
Ans. Yes, it has all the elements of normal PhDs, but often supported by Skype assistance to overcome geographical barriers.

Q4 ) Who can apply under this mode?
Ans. Candidates with numerous publications regardless of sectors. Please click here to know more about it.

Q5 ) Is the any difference in fee among doctoral award ?
Ans. No, but ISI-listed and Scopus-listed publications deserve partial scholarships!


PhD in Creative Arts - Section


Q1 ) What does the PhD in Creative Arts mean for?
Ans. PhD in Creative Arts is a doctoral level award and it is segmented into two categories as A and B. 'Category A' fulfills the necessity of international people as to recognize their creative talents; meanwhile 'Category B' fulfills the necessity of Indian people who wished to gain recognition for fine arts in Hindu tradition.

Q2 ) What is the use of PhD in Creative Arts?
Ans. It is, one way or rather, as to honor the people who has extraordinary skills in something which can never been easily found elsewhere.

Q3 ) What is the purpose of having this kind of programs?
Ans. This sort of award is only for the people who need recognition for reputation. Ordinary people deserves no place in this category and therefore please do not apply in this category if you are not up to par excellence.

Q4 ) Who can apply for this award?
Ans. The candidate who applies for PhD in Creative Arts must normally have extraordinary skill in a specific field and already produced numerous examples in it.

Q5 ) Is this mode require examination for ?
Ans. No. It is independently evaluated by panel of members but an interview will be conducted for reference.


Honorary Doctorate - Section


Q1 ) What does the honorary doctorate stand for, as compared to the other doctoral awards?
Ans. Honorary Doctorate (Excellentia Doctor Honoris Causa) is a doctoral level award and it is being awarded to the prominent figures in any field.

Q2 ) Who is eligible for?
Ans. Age limitation has been set to 30 years old minimum and must be prominent in his field of expertise.Our 3 panel memberswill have to approve the application before submitted to the university senate for consideration.

Q3 ) What is the fee for this award?
Ans. A small amount of donation is expected from the successful candidates but not mandatory.

Q4 ) Who can apply for this award?
Ans. The applicant must be prominent in his/her field of expertise.

Q5 ) Is this mode require examination for ?
Ans. No. As it is independently evaluated by panel of members.