Jadavpur University PhD Admission 2017 | PhD Degree Online
Jadavpur University, Kolkata has invited online application for the eligible applicants for PhD Admission for the academic session July 2017.
PhD Programs in the Depts. of Bengali, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, English, Film Studies, History, Library & Information Science, Philosophy, Physical Education, Sanskrit and Sociology.
Jadavpur University Ph.D Eligibility Criteria 2017
All applicants must have completed results of 2 year MA or equivalent degree from any university/institute recognized by the UGC.
Applicants who have obtained an MA or equivalent degree of less than two (2) years’ duration, must have completed at least a total of five (5) years of undergraduate and postgraduate study in a recognized university/institute.
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-Abled and other categories of applicants as per the decision of the UGC/AICTE/State.
Ph.D. Selection Process
Applicants will be selected through a written test of two-hour duration (two and a half hours for Economics) and an interview to be held in the respective Departments.
The applicant who has an M.Phil (Regular two-year course) degree and was admitted to the M.Phil Program through a written test, or have qualified NET/SET shall be entitled to get the exemption from written admission test and shall be called directly for an interview.
All Applicants must bring in a Statement of Purpose relevant for his/her intended field of research (not more than 500 words) at the time of interview.
Applicants for PhD Program in the Dept. of Economics shall be required to submit two letters of recommendations in the prescribed format in sealed envelopes at the time of interview in addition to the Statement of Purpose.
Number of Seats for PhD Admission
- Bengali: Up to 12 (General – 05, SC- 3, ST- 1, OBC A-1, OBC B- 1, PD-1)
- Comparative Literature: Up to 7 (General- 3, SC- 2, ST- 1, OBC A-1,)
- Economics: Up to 17 (General- 8, SC- 4, ST- 1, OBC A- 2, OBC B- 1, PD-1)
- Education: Up to 7 (General- 3, SC- 2, ST- 1, OBC A-1,)
- English: Up to 12 (General- 5, SC- 3, ST- 1, OBCA- 1, OBC B- 1, PD-1)
- Film Studies: Up to 5 (General- 3, SC- 1, ST- 1)
- History: Up to 21 (General- 11, SC- 5, ST- 1, OBCA- 2, OBCB-1, PD-1)
- Library & Information Science: Up to 5 (General- 3, SC- 1, ST- 1)
Jadavpur University PhD Application Form 2017
Applicants should apply online through University website www.jaduniv.edu.in or http://jurecruitment.jdvu.ac.in/PhDAppln/ from August 11th 2017 to August 25th 2017.
Applicants required to pay the application fees Rs.500/- (per subject) online through SBI Collect system using Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking after 48 hours of form fill up.
After payment, they have to submit the print out of online application along with a photocopy of online payment receipt downloaded from SBI after online payment and other testimonials as mentioned below to the office of the Ph.D. Cell, Faculty of Arts (Subarna Jayanti Bhavan, Ground floor, Jadavpur University Main campus, Kolkata-700032).
Jadavpur University PhD Application Deadlines 2017
Dates for online form fill up: August 11th, 2017 to August 25th, 2017
Last date of submission of application form: August 30th, 2017 (05.00 pm)
List of eligible applicants for Written Test/Interview will be displayed at Web: 06th or 07th September 2017
Dates of Written Admission Test are as follows:
Bengali: 15th September 2017 at 02.30 pm – 04.30 p.m.in Dept. of Bengali
Comparative Literature: 15th September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.in
Economics: 12th September 2017 at 02.30 pm – 05.00 pm
Education: 13th September 2017 at 02:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.in Dept. of Education
English: 14th September 2017 at 02:30 p.m. – 4:30 pm
Film Studies: 12th September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 pm
History: 13th September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 pm
Library & Information Science: 12th September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 pm
Philosophy: 14th September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.in
Physical Education: 14th September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 pm
Sanskrit: 12th September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 pm
Sociology: 13th September 2017 at 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 pm
List of successful applicants in the written test will be displayed on the JU website on or before October 11th, 2017
Dates of Interview: 23rd – 27th October 2017