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Calcutta University M.Phil Admission 2018 - Eligibility, Application, dates

Admission Notice for M. Phil Course for the session 2018 (January) - 2019 (December)


Calcutta University (CU), Kolkata has published notification for Admission into M.Phil Course for the academic year 2018-19


Registration for M.Phil. Admission is in progress at the University of Calcutta and eligible candidates can fill up the admission application forms to pursue M.Phil Courses from Calcutta University for 2018 (January) - 2019 (December) session



Courses Offered

Two years M. Phil Course in Bengali, Urdu, Ancient Indian History & Culture, Commerce, Sociology, Sanskrit, Education ,English, Pali History, Women Studies, Political Science, Hindi ,Library and Information Science (Self-Financed) ,Arabic, Persian, Philosophy, Economics


No. of Seats

Bengali - 20, Commerce - 19, Education -12, History - 09, Hindi - 08, Urdu - 04, Sociology - 04, English - 20, Women Studies - 08, Library & Information Science - 15, Ancient Indian History & Culture - 09, Sanskrit - 20, Pali - 10, Political Science – 06, Arabic – 05, Persian – 02, Philosophy – 15, Economics - 13


Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate who has passed the M.A/M. Sc/M. Com/MLIS or equivalent examination of the university with 55% marks in aggregate [SC/ST/PWD (minimum 40% disability) with 50% marks] students in the respective subject/subjects. Students who are taking M.A/M. Sc/M. Com/MLIS or equivalent Part-II Exam and or Final Semester Exam in the above mentioned subjects may also apply provisionally and sit for the Admission Test but their final admission would depend on passing the exam obtained the required marks mentioned above

Candidates who have qualified NET and or SET or any equivalent National Level Examination are exempted from the written test, but not from the interview/viva-voce. Candidates of any stream of M.A/M. Sc/M. Com/MLIS and other PG degrees from recognized universities are eligible to apply for the subject “Women Studies” Candidates holding the qualifying degree from universities/institutions of other States and or candidates holding the qualifying degree from “Distance course and or Open universities from any States” are required to submit the “Equivalence Certificate” from the University of Calcutta (obtainable from the Office of the Registrar, CU) at the time of submission of application form



For SC, ST, OBC - A, OBC - B and PWD candidate will be made as per University /Govt. rules

Reservation of 3% of seats for PWD within each respective category (SC/ST, OBC – A, OBC – B/unreserved of the concerned subject)

100 Point Roster of West Bengal Board of Higher Educational Institution will be followed in final selection


Submission of Application Forms

Completed Application Forms except Education, Sociology, Library & Information science and Women Studies will be received by the Office of the Secretary, UCAC, (College Street Campus, CU), Room No. 3G, Asutosh Building (Ground Floor) between 11 am and 3 pm on all working days by 28th November 2017 (the last date of submission) with all relevant documents – self Attested but original documents are to be shown at the time of submission of application form

Forms for Education, Sociology and Women Studies will be received by the concerned Department at the Alipur Campus, CU, 1 Reformatory Street, Kolkata-700027 within the date and time mentioned above

Forms for Library & Information Science will be received by the Office of the Department of Library & Information Science, Asutosh Building (3rd Floor), College Street Campus, CU within the date and time mentioned above


Course Fees

Rs.4000/- to be paid by the selected candidates at the time of admission (except Library & Information Science). For Library & Information Science (a) Rs.625/- per month for non-sponsored students

(b) Rs.875/- per month for sponsored Indian students, (c) US $ 1000/- or its equivalent for foreign or NRI students to be paid at the time of admission. [Admission fees: Rs.500/- and Library fees Rs.400/- extra]

Mode of payment will be informed later on

For further information, C.U. website ( Board of the concerned Department are to be followed from time to time



Important Dates


Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 28th November 2017


Date of Written Test: December 2017


Date of Publication of List of qualified candidates for viva-voca: December 2017


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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