University of Calcutta PhD in Arabic and Persian Admission 2019

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University of Calcutta PhD Admission in Arabic, Persian 2019

University of Calcutta PhD in Arabic and Persian Admission 2019 – University of Calcutta invites applications from interested candidates for admission into PhD course in Arabic and Persian for the academic year 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree holders in Arabic and Persian with 55% marks/ ‘B’ grade in UGC 7 point scale/ equivalent grade in aggregate are eligible to apply. 5% relaxation in marks would be allowed to candidates belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer) /Differently abled categories and the candidates obtained their Master degree prior to 19.09.1991.

Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on the written test and interview.

�Test Pattern:

  • The Written Examination of Three-hour (03) duration shall comprise 02 long Question of 40 marks, and30 Multiple Choice Type Questions of 2 marks each, from the core subjects. There will be no negative marking.
  • Long Questions and MCQ would be based on the Masters’ level syllabus in Arabic and Persian.
  • Qualifying marks for Entrance Test will be 50%.
  • Successful candidates in the written examination will be called for an interview of 50 marks.
  • Candidates who have already passed NET/ SET/ M Phil examinations/ obtained DST-INSPIRE Fellowship or under Teacher Fellowship are exempted from written examination, they can directly appear in the interview/viva-voce.
  • Interview/viva-voce of the eligible candidates would take place in the office of the HoD on 07thJanuary 2020at 1.00 pm. Candidates must produce a well -structured research Proposal during the interview (not more than 1500 words or four A4-size papers).


  • Relevant National/State reservation policy shall be strictly followed in this process.

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Important Dates

  • Last date of submission of application: 18th Dec. 2019
  • Date of entrance test: 24th Dec. 2019 (1.00 pm)
  • Date of declaration of result: 26th Dec. 2019
  • Date of viva-voce: 07th Jan.2020
  • Date of publishing list of selected candidates: 14th Jan. 2020


  • Rs. 100 to be paid online through SBI Online payment through

Application Process

  • Filled in application forms, accompanied by the Online Payment Receipt of Rs.100/- should be submitted in hard copy to the office of the Department of Arabic and Persian, Asutosh Building, IIIrd Floor, 87/1 College Street, Kolkata -700073 on all working days between 12 Noon to 5 PM.

For more details visit the official website.

University of Calcutta
87,1, College St, Calcutta University
College Square, Kolkata

West Bengal – 700073


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