North Bengal University MPhil PhD Admission 2020, Dates, Application

North Bengal University (NBU) announces Admission to MPhil and PhD Program 2020

North Bengal University MPhil PhD Admission 2020 – North Bengal University, Darjeeling, a State University in West Bengal, has invited Online Applications are invited for admission to the M.Phil./Ph.D. programme for the Academic year 2020.


No. of Seats

  1. Both PhD and MPhil seats are available in more than 27 departments. The total number of PhD seats are 281 while the total number of MPhil seats 191.


Department wise intake for Ph.D. Programme

  1. Bengali 15 Seats
  2. Centre for Himalayan Studies 04 Seats
  3. Commerce 10 Seats
  4. Economics 06 Seats
  5. English 08 Seats
  6. Hindi 05 Seats
  7. History 12 Seats
  8. Law 10 Seats
  9. Library and Information Science 06 Seats
  10. Nepali 09 Seats
  11. Philosophy 12 Seats
  12. Political Science 06 Seats
  13. Sociology 02 Seats
  14. Anthropology 05 Seats
  15. Bio-technology 10 Seats
  16. Botany 27 Seats
  17. Chemistry 45 Seats
  18. Computer Science & Application 10 Seats
  19. Geography & Applied Geography 21 Seats
  20. Mathematics 06 Seats
  21. Physics 10 Seats
  22. Zoology 11 Seats
  23. Food Technology 04 Seats
  24. Education 05 Seats
  25. Pharmaceutical & Technology 10 Seats
  26. Tea Science 06 Seats


Department wise Maximum intake of M.Phil. Programme

  1. Faculty Council for P.G. Studies in Arts, Commerce and Law, University of North Bengal
  2. Political Science 10 Seats
  3. History 11 Seats
  4. Economics 07 Seats
  5. Hindi 06 Seats
  6. English 10 Seats
  7. Philosophy 10 Seats
  8. Bengali 16 Seats
  9. Law 05 Seats
  10. Sociology 04 Seats
  11. Commerce 08 Seats
  12. Nepali 09 Seats
  13. BLIS 03 Seats
  14. Centre for Himalayan Studies 10 Seats


Faculty Council for P.G. Studies in Science, University of North Bengal

  1. Physics 8 Seats
  2. Mathematics 5 Seats
  3. Chemistry 12 Seats
  4. Zoology 10 Seats
  5. Computer Science 10 Seats
  6. Biotechnology 5 Seats
  7. Geography and Applied Geography 15 Seats
  8. Anthropology 4 Seats
  9. Tea Science 5 Seats
  10. Botany 8 Seats


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Eligibility Criteria for North Bengal University MPhil PhD Admission 2020

  • As per North Bengal University Regulations relating to M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes [Framed in compliance with the UGC (minimum standards and procedures for the award of M.Phil. / Ph. D. degrees) Regulations, 2016]


Eligibility Criteria for PhD Program

  1. Any Master of Arts, Commerce, Law, Science, Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy or any other discipline of the University of North Bengal or of any other University whose degree has been recognized by this University on the basis of the list prepared by the Equivalence Committee of the University from time to time are eligible to apply for the Ph.D. programme in the subject in which she / he has obtained a Master’s Degree or in an allied subject (to be determined by the Equivalence Committee).
  2. Foreign students will be required to produce clearance from the Government of India and / or other appropriate authorities. Admission into the Ph.D. programme may be granted only to such foreign nationals who have obtained a research visa.
  3. The candidates who have been awarded a research fellowship by DBT / DST / CSIR / UGC or any other Govt. recognized funding agency shall apply in prescribed form for admission to the Ph.D. programme.
  4. Candidates who already hold an M.Phil. Degree shall also apply in prescribed form.


North Bengal University MPhil PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  1. Interested Candidates can apply online
  2. The cost of Online application is Rs. 200/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ST/OBC/PWD)
  3. No application other than Online application will be considered.
  4. Persons working in Govt./Semi-Govt./Public Sector Undertaking must apply through proper channel. A No Objection Certificate from the present employer shall be attached.
  5. Proof of belonging to SC or ST or OBC-A or OBC-B [of the State of West Bengal] or Persons with Disability [PWD] must be submitted along with the filled-in Application Form and no claim in this regard will be entertained afterwards.
  6. Incomplete applications shall not be considered.
  7. A print out of the online application form along with two copies of the recent passport size photograph (identical with the same uploaded in the online application form) and other documents regarding qualification, and experience etc. duly attested by the candidate must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar/Office of the Secretary, Faculty Council for PG Studies in Arts, Commerce & Law and Science, NBU at the time of verification. Date(s) to be notified later on after admission.
  8. The University shall not entertain any application after the last date and shall not be responsible for any delay.
  9. The University shall reserve the right to cancel the process of admission to M.Phil./Ph.D. programme of the above mentioned subject(s) without showing any reason whatsoever.


North Bengal University MPhil PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Opening Date of Online Application

6th December 2019

Closing Date of Online Application

12th December 2019

List of Eligible Candidates for the Entrance Test on the Admission portal

13th December 2019

List of Eligible Candidates directly for the VivaVoce on the Admission portal

13th December 2019

Date of Entrance Test

16th December 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. onwards ~ All subjects (except Centre for Himalayan Studies, Biotechnology, Geology, Microbiology, Tea Science) Venue: Respective Department/ Centre

(Syllabus for the Entrance Test is available on the University Website/Admission portal)

On 17th December 2019
Time: from 11:00 a.m. onwards for Centre for
Himalayan Studies, Biotechnology, Geology
Microbiology, Tea Science

Date of Publication of Results of the Entrance Test

18th December 2019

Date of Viva-Voce

19th December 2019


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North Bengal University

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