Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkota has invited applications for admission to PhD Programmes (2014-15) under the Faculties of Arts, Fine Arts and Visual Arts in various subjects:
Subjects and Number of Seats:
1. Faculty of Arts:
(a) Bengali – up to 13
(b) English – up to 08
(c ) Sanskrit including Vedic Studies – up to 14 (9+5)
(d) Philosophy – up to 07
(e) Political Science- up to 05
(f) History- up to 03
(g) Education- up to 03
(h) Economics- up to 06
2. Faculty of Fine Arts:
(a) Drama – up to 15
(b) Dance – up to 12
(c) Rabindra Sangeet- up to 05
(d) Vocal Music – up to 10
(e) Instrumental Music & Percussion – up to 15
(f) Musicology – up to 04
(g) Mass Communication & Videography – up to 02
3. Faculty of Visual Arts:
(a) Painting – up to 02
(b) Graphics (Printmaking) – up to 02
(c) Sculpture – up to 02
(d) History of Art- up to 02
(e) Applied Art – up to 02
(f) Museology – up to 02
Candidates having Master’s degree with 55% marks (50 % for SC/ST) or its equivalent grade from any UGC recognized University in India or an equivalent degree of a recognized foreign University preceded by graduation with Honours or its equivalent degree in the concerned or allied subject are eligible to apply for admission to the PhD Programme of study in his / her disciplinary subject of study or in a subject of allied discipline or in an inter disciplinary subject.
The candidates will have to appear for a written Entrance Test, and if qualified, have to appear for an interview to be conducted by the Department or School or Centre concerned. However, the students who have qualified NET / SET / GATE / UGC (JRF) / CSIR (JRF) or Teacher Fellowship Holder or have passed MPhil as per UGC Regulations, 2009, will be exempted from appearing in the written Entrance Test to be conducted by the University. Such candidates will have to appear in the interview.
How to apply?
Application Forms will be available on the website link: http://phpapps.indiaresults.com/rbuPhD till 14.11.2014 (up to 4:00 pm). It is mandatory to attach the demand draft/pay order for Rs.100/- drawn in favour of ‘Rabindra Bharati University’, payable at Kolkata with the downloaded form.
The duly filled in downloaded form along with copies of all mark sheets, certificates and other relevant documents and demand draft, has to be submitted in the Office of the Secretary, Faculty Councils at 56A, B.T. Road, Kolkata – 700 050, in person (not by post) within 5:00 pm 17.11.2014 positively.
Publication of Eligibility List on the website: 25.11.2014 (after 4: 00 pm)
Downloading of Admit Cards: 28.11.2014 to 04.12.2014
Written Examination of CET: 13.12.2014 (1st half and 2nd half of all subjects)
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