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Pune University M.A/M.Sc. Anthropology Admission 2018

Savitribai Phule Pune University M.A/M.Sc. Anthropology Admission 2018

Pune University M.A/M.Sc. Anthropology Admission 2018 - Department of Anthropology, Savitribai Phule Pune University, has invited applications for admission to the M.A/M.Sc. Anthropology offered for year 2018-19


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Important Date

  • Start date of online application:2nd May 2018
  • End date of online application: 15th June 2018
  • Last date of submission of application form (Hard Copy):  23rd June 2018
  • Date of Entrance Test: 30th June, 2018 (3.00 a.m. to 4.30 pm)
  • Date of declaration of result of the Entrance test: 9th July 2018
  • Date of Commencement of the course: 16th July 2018


Course Offered

  • M.A/M.Sc. Anthropology

Duration of the Course: 2 years (4 Semester)
No. of Seats: 26 seats


Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduate in any discipline


  • SC 13%
  • ST 07%
  • DT(A) 03%
  • NT(B) 2.5%
  • NT(C) 3.5%
  • NT(D) 02%
  • OBC 19%
  • SBC (as per Govt. of Maharashtra rule)


Social Reservation

  • 3% seats are reserved for Physically handicapped Students
  • 5% Seats are reserved for Defense Personnel’s child/Ex-Serviceman Child.
  • Subject to availability, 3% of the seats over and above the approved intake capacity shall be reserved for the students participating at the national level/state level/university level sports and cultural competitions
  • One Migrant student from Jammu & Kashmir, per course over and above the sanctioned intake capacity will be admitted as per the merit in the entrance test.
  • 15 % seats over and above the intake capacity for foreign students


Selection Process

  • Students graduating from the colleges affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University:
    • 50 % weightage will be given to the performance at the Entrance Examination
    • 50 % weightage will be given to the total marks obtained in qualifying examination
  • Students graduating from any Indian Statutory Universities other than Pune University:
    • The merit criterion will be based exclusively on their performance in the Entrance Examination.  


Exam Pattern

  • The examination is to evaluate the reading, comprehension, interpretative, analytical and writing skills of the student along with basic knowledge of Anthropology and allied fields.
  • The examination will also evaluate the students interest in the field of Anthropology
  • Number and names of sections in Question paper- 2 Sections
    • Section 1: Objective questions - 30
    • Section 2:  Long answer Question – 1; Short answer questions - 2
  • Section wise weightage of marks:
    • Section 1 - 30 Marks
    • Section 2 - 20 Marks
  • Number of Questions:
    • Objectives 30
    • Long answer Question - 1
    • Short answer questions - 2
  • Marks per question
    • Objectives: 1 Mark per question, no negative marking
    • Long answer Question – 10 Marks
    • Short answer questions – 5 Marks per question


Examination Center

Department of Anthropology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhavan, SPPU, Pune


Application Procedure

  • Availability of Online forms for admission MA/ MSc Anthropology at https://campus.unipune.ac.in from 2nd May to 15th July 2018
  • For any information on the nature, scope and prospects of the course, candidates should visit the website: https://www.unipune.ac.in/dept/mental_moral_and_social_science/anthropology/antropology_webfiles/Admissions.htm


Savitribai Phule Pune University

Department of Anthropology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhavan,  Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune 411007, website: www.unipune.ac.in