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University of Calcutta PhD Commerce Admission 2017

University of Calcutta PhD Commerce Admission through Written Entrance Test 2017

Department of Commerce, University of Calcutta, Kolkata has invited applications for admission to PhD Programme 2017 session.


The eligible candidates should submit their applications for admission to the PhD Programme in Commerce 2017 (Department of Commerce, University of Calcutta).



Educational Qualification: Postgraduate degree in Commerce with at least 50% marks obtained in (or allied disciplines subject UGC recognized University is eligible to appear in the exam
Those who have qualified in NET/GATE/SLET or already obtained M. Tech or M. Phil degree would be exempted from the written exam


Selection Procedure

The applicants will be selected on the basis of Admission Test of 50 marks and interview of 50 marks by the university.


University will conduct entrance exam for PhD in Commerce for non-NET/SET/SLET/M.Phil/ M.Tech applicants only.


The written test shall consist of Research proposal (in about 1000 words) - 30 marks and Short essay (in about 600 words) on any topic of contemporary relevance in the field of management, finance or accounting (topic to be specified by the examining authority at the time of the written test) - 20 marks.


Application Fee and Mode of Payment: Applicants are requested to deposit application fee of Rs.100 either by cash or demand draft (DD) through duly filled in C.U. Challan, endorsed by the Head of the Department.


Number of Vacancies: 17 (Reservation policy is applicable as per rules)


Application Procedure

The application form is downloadable from the University Website


The application form, duly filled in, is to be submitted to the Head, Department of Commerce, University of Calcutta, after payment of Rs.100/- only in cash to be deposited in the Calcutta University cash counter by challan


Important Dates


Deadline for Submission of Application Forms: 16th to 30th August 2017


Publication in the University Website of List of Candidates Eligible for Written Test: 30th October 2017


Date of Written Admission Test (only for non-NET/SET/SLET/M.Phil/M.Tech Candidates): 17th November 2017 (01.30 pm to 03.30 pm)


Publication of List of Candidates successful in Written Admission Test: 30th November 2017


Date of Personal Interview: 08th December 2017 (12.00 noon onwards)


Publication of List of Successful Candidates: 20th December 2017


Venue of Written Entrance Test: Room No 37, Asutosh Building, 3rd floor University of Calcutta (College Street Campus)


Venue of Personal Interview: Dept. of Commerce, University of Calcutta (College Street Campus) Asutosh Building, 2nd floor, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata-73


University of Calcutta

Dept. of Commerce, Asutosh Building, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073 (West Bengal), Phone No.: 03322410071, Website


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

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