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University of Calcutta announces MPhil in Economics Admission 2016

University of Calcutta declared Admission Notice for M.Phil in Economics for academic session 2016-18

University of Calcutta invites applications for admission to the two-year M.Phil Program in Economics for the Session 2016-18

No. of Seats: The number of seats is 15 (inclusive of reservation for all categories)

Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate who has passed the M.A./M.Sc. Exam in Economics of this University with 55% marks in aggregate (SC/ST with 50% marks) or with 60% marks in aggregate of any other recognized University is eligible to apply to the M.Phil Program

Students, likely to complete MA/M.Sc. Part-II Exam in Economics by 30th June 2016, are also eligible to apply; their admission will be provisional subject to satisfying minimum eligibility criterion by 31st August 2016

Selection Process

Selection will be on the basis of an entrance test followed by an interview. Candidates who have qualified in NET, SET or equivalent national level examination are exempt from the entrance test, but not from the interview

The candidates, found eligible through entrance test and those exempted from entrance test, would be invited to submit a Statement clarifying their Expression of Interest on which a final interview will be conducted

The list of finally selected candidates (on the basis of final interview only) would be posted in the University web-site and Departmental Notice Board

Structure of the Entrance Test

The M.Phil Entrance test is of 100 marks. The qualifying mark is 50%. Duration of the test is two hours. There will be 50 multiple choice questions (MCQ), each of 2 marks

For each MCQ there will be negative marking (1 mark)

MCQs will be on Microeconomic Theory (30 marks), Macroeconomic Theory (30 marks), Statistics, Econometrics (20 marks) and Mathematical Economics (20 marks)

Reservation: Reservation for SC, ST and Physically Handicapped will be made as per University/ Govt. Rules

Course Fees: Rupees Rs.4000/- in cash are to be paid by the selected candidates at the time of admission

Application Forms

Application forms would be available on C.U. Website from 08th June 2016 (Wednesday). The Application fees of Rs.500/- should be deposited into the C.U. Cash Counter under the head "Fees for Form for M.Phil Course in Economics for the session 2016-18" from 11.00 am to 02.00 pm on all working days up to 14th June 2016

Submission of Forms

Completed application forms along with computerized money receipt will be received by the office of the Senior Secretary, University College of Arts and Commerce (UCAC) College Street Campus, Asutosh Building, Ground Floor, Room No. 3G between 11.00 am and 03.00 pm on all working days up to 14th June 2016

Important Dates

Availability of Application Forms on CU Website from: 08th June 2016

Last Date of Receipt of Application: 14th June 2016 (11.00 am to 03.00 pm)

Date of Publication of List of candidates eligible to sit in the entrance test: 24th June 2016

Date of Entrance (Written) Test: 04th July 2016 (Monday 01.00 to 03.00 pm in the Dept.)

Date of Publication of Entrance Test Result: 11th July 2016

Last Date of Receipt of SoP: 18th July 2016 (Friday), in the Dept.

Date of Interview: 01st - 02nd August 2016

University of Calcutta, Kolkata

(University of Colleges of Arts and Commerce), Senior Secretary, UCAC, CU, Asutosh Building, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073, Website