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Jadavpur University Kolkata PhD Admissions 2018

Jadavpur University Kolkata announces PhD Admissions 2018

Jadavpur University PhD Admissions 2018 - Jadavpur University Kolkata invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission into PhD Program for the academic session 2018

Jadavpur University, Kolkata invited from Indian nationals for admission to the PhD Program in the Depts. of Bengali, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, English, Film Studies, History, Library & Information Science, Philosophy, Physical Education, Sanskrit and Sociology


Important Dates

 Dates for Online Form fill up starts from: 2nd week of April 2018
Last Date of Submission of Application Form:  2nd week of May 2018

No. of Seats

School of Cognitive Science - Up to 02 General - 02
School of Women's Studies - Up to 03 General - 02; SC-01
School of Language & Linguistics - Up to 07 General - 03; SC-02; ST-01; OBC A-01
School of Environmental Studies - Up to 06 General - 03; SC-01, ST-01, OBCA-01
School of Material Science & Nano-Technology - Up to 03 General - 02; SC-01
School of Natural Product Studies - Up to 01 General - 01
School of Illumination Science, Engineering and Design - Up to 01 General - 01


Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 candidates as per the decision of the UGC/AICTE/State


 Selection Process

  • Candidates 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
  • Candidate 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 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


Application Process

  • Candidates should access the application form online through University website www.jaduniv.edu.in or http://jurecruitment.jdvu.ac.in/PhDAppln/.
  • Candidates have to pay the application fess 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 Dean & Secretary, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Law & Management (opposite University Press, Jadavpur University Main campus, Kolkata 700032).


Jadavpur University Kolkata

Faculty of Arts, UG Arts Building, Ground Floor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata-700032, Website www.jaduniv.edu.in or http://admissionas.jdvu.ac.in