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Dr. Ambedkar's Education Degree list, Qualification Details of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar

What is Dr.Ambedkar's educational qualifications

Apart from two masters and Bar-at-Law, he had four doctoral degrees plus he knew several European languages (and quite few Indian languages including Sanskrit). He also wrote the Pali language dictionary and was the first person from South Asia to have been conferred a Degree of Ph.D in Economics.. Dr. Ambedkar was only 24 years old when he wrote his paper on "Castes in India - Their Mechanism, Genesis, and Development". In his paper, he challenged many well established scholars who had already written on caste.

Below is Dr Ambedkar’s education history, starting with elementary education. It is almost impossible to state his extraordinarily vast educational experience. No wonder he is also popularly known as the “Symbol of knowledge”

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Education Degree qualification Details of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar 1. Elementary Education, 1902 Satara, Maharashtra

2. Matriculation, 1907, Elphinstone High School, Bombay Persian etc.,

3. Inter 1909, Elphinstone College,BombayPersian and English

4. B.A, 1913, Elphinstone College, Bombay, University of Bombay, Economics & Political Science

5. M.A, 1915 Majoring in Economics with Sociology, History Philosophy, Anthropology and Politics

6. Ph.D, 1917, Columbia University conferred a Degree of Ph.D.

7. M. Sc 1921 June, London School of Economics, London. Thesis – ‘Provincial Decentralization of Imperial Finance in British India’

8. Barrister-at- Law 30-9-1920 Gray’s Inn, London

(1922-23, Spent some time reading economics in the University of Bonn in Germany.)

9. D. SC Nov 1923, London School of Economics, London ‘The Problem of the Rupee – Its origin and its solution’ was accepted for the degree in Economics

10. L.L.D (Honoris Causa) 5-6-1952 Columbia University, New York For his achievements, Leadership and authoring the constitution of India

11. D.Litt (Honoris Causa) 12-1-1953 Osmania University, Hyderabad For his achievements, Leadership and writing the constitution of India


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