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Jadavpur University Kolkata PhD Admissions 2018

Jadavpur University Kolkata announces PhD Admissions July Session 2018

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

PhD Program in the following Departments
  • 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
  • Applications are invited from Indian nationals for admission to the PhD Program in the Departments of Bengali, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, English, Film Studies, History, International Relations, Library & Information Science, Philosophy, Physical Education, Sanskrit and Sociology

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Important Dates

  • Dates for Online Form fill up: July 23, 2018 - July 31, 2018
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 03rd August 2018 (05.00 pm)
Dates of Written Admission Test are as follows:
  • Bengali: 10th August 2018 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Dept. of Bengali
  • Comparative Literature: 08th August 2018 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dept. of Comparative Literature
  • Economics: 09th August 2018 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Dept. of Economics
  • Education: 10th August 2018 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dept. of Education
  • English: 09th August 2018 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dept. of English
  • Film Studies: 10th August 2018, 02.30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dept. of Film Studies
  • History: 10th August 2018 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Dept. of History
  • International Relations: 07th August 2018, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dept. of International Relations
  • Library & Information Science: 09th August 2018 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Dept. of Lib. & Information Science
  • Philosophy: 09th August 2018 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Dept. of Philosophy
  • Physical Education: 10th August 2018 12:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Dept. of Physical Education
  • Sanskrit: 07th August 2018 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Dept. of Sanskrit
  • Sociology: 10th August 2018 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Dept. of Sociology
  • Provisional list of candidates who will be called for interview will be displayed on the JU website on 24th August 2018.
  • Dates of Interview: 29th -31st August 2018
No. of Seats
  • Bengali - Up to 13 General- 6, SC- 3, ST- 1, OBC A-2, OBC B-01
  • Comparative Literature - Up to 10 General- 5, SC- 2, ST- 1, OBC A-1, OBC B- 1
  • Economics - Up to 18 General- 8, SC- 5, ST- 1, OBC A- 2, OBC B- 1, PD-1
  • Education - Up to 6 General- 3, SC- 1, ST- 1, OBC A-1
  • English - Up to 18 General- 8, SC- 5, ST- 1, OBC A-2, OBC B- 1, PD-1
  • Film Studies - Up to 6 General- 3, SC- 1, ST- 1, OBC A-01
  • History - Up to 14 General- 7, SC- 3, ST- 1, OBC A- 2, OBC B-01
  • International Relations - Up to 8 General- 4, SC- 2, ST- 1, OBC A-01,
  • Library & Information Science - Up to 5 General- 3, SC- 1, ST-01
  • Philosophy - Up to 9 General- 4, SC- 2, ST- 1, OBC A- 1, OBC B- 1
  • Physical Education Up to 5 General- 3, SC- 1, ST- 1 Sanskrit Up to 11 General- 5, SC- 3, ST- 1, OBCA- 1, OBC B- 1 Sociology Up to 1 SC- 1

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

  • 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
  • Candidates should apply online through University website www.jaduniv.edu.in or http://jurecruitment.jdvu.ac.in/PhDAppln/from July 23, 2018 - July 31, 2018
  • 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 and other testimonials as mentioned below to the office of the PhD Cell, Faculty of Arts (Subarna Jayanti Bhavan, Ground floor, Jadavpur University Main campus, Kolkata 700032)
  • (Click here for the format of Letter of Recommendation)

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

 

 

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