Doctor of Philosophy Program 2017 at University of Calcutta | PhD Entrance Exam
University of Calcutta, Kolkata has invited applications for admission to PhD Courses (Doctor of Philosophy) in the Department of Bengali Language and Literature for 2017 sessions.
Number of Seats
The number of seats that will be available in the department for the Ph.D. program is Nine (09) including reserved categories for this year.
PhD Eligibility Criteria 2017
The applicant with M.A. degree in Bengali from any UGC recognized University with 55% marks in aggregate (SC/ST/OBC with 50% marks) are eligible to apply for admission to the PhD Program.
The students who have cleared UGC/CBSE conducted NET/ CSC conducted SET or have passed equivalent examinations or passed the M Phil. or equivalent exam shall not be required to appear at the Ph.D. Entrance (written) test as per PhD new regulations 2016.
They will have to appear only for the viva-voce.
PhD Admission Selection Procedure 2017
Applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test and interview conducted by the university. The entrance test will be of 50 marks written and 50 marks for Viva-voce.
The applicant has to write one essay of 20 marks, 20 MCQs of 1mark each with negative marking for the wrong answer & 2 analytical questions of 5 marks each. Applicants appearing for written test will have to attain qualifying marks (50%) to appear for the viva-voce exam.
The policy of reservation will apply in accordance with the power conferred by subsection (1) of section 8 of the W.B. State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act 2013 (West Bengal Act X of 2013).
PhD Application Form 2017 | PhD Registration Form
The applicants are advised to download the format of the Application Form from the University website www.caluniv.ac.in. Completely filled up application form should be submitted to the office of the department of Bengali Language & Literature.
PhD Application Deadlines 2017
Application Forms will be accepted from August 21st to August 31st, 2017
List of eligible applicants for written exam will be published on September 05th 2017 at 04.00 pm
Entrance (Written) Test will be held on the September 07th 2017 at 11.30 am
List of RET qualified eligible applicants for Viva-voce exam: September 21st, 2017 at 04.00 pm
Viva-voce for eligible applicants will be held on 11th to 13th October 2017 from 11:30 am every day
List of selected applicants for Ph.D. Program will be published on October 17th, 2017 at 04.00 pm
Date of Admission for eligible applicants to PhD Program: Notified after the result is published