Rabindra Bharati University PhD Admission 2020, Dates, Application form

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Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata announces admission to PhD Programmes in the Faculty of Arts, Fine Arts and Visual Arts 2020

Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata invites online applications for admission to PhD Programmes in the subjects under the Faculty of Arts, Fine Arts and Visual Arts in the session 2019-2020.


Rabindra Bharati University PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Availability of online Admission form on the University website

06th to 23rd January 2020

Last date for online payment through Payment Gateway is

24th January 2020 upto 4:00 p.m.

Downloading of Admit Cards

29th to 31st January 2020

Date of Admission Test (CET)

02nd February 2020

Evaluation of papers

03rd February 2020

Publication of CET Result

10th February 2020

Date of Viva Voce

12th and 13th February 2020

Publication of 1st Provisional Merit List on the website

18th February 2020

Provisional online Admission of 1st Merit List

19th to 22nd February 2020

Commencement of Ph.D Classes

26th February 2020

Confirmation of Admission

26th February 2020


Eligibility Criteria for Rabindra Bharati University PhD Admission 2020

Master’s degree with 55% marks {(50 % for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD (PH)} or its equivalent grade from any UGC recognized University in India or an equivalent degree from a recognized foreign University are eligible to apply for admission to the Ph.D Programme of study in his /her disciplinary subject of study or in a subject of allied discipline or in an interdisciplinary subject.

Provided further that a relaxation of 5% marks from 55% to 50% {(From 50 to 45 % for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD (PH)} may be given for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September,1991.


Admission Procedure

All the candidates (other than exempted candidates as mentioned above) will have to appear for a written Entrance Test, and if qualified, have to appear for an interview/viva-voce to be conducted by the respective Department Research Committee.


Rabindra Bharati University PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Online Application can be made on the University Website at: www.rbu.ac.in /admission.rbu.net.in only from 06th to 23rd January 2020.

During registration, applicants will be asked to provide an email id and a mobile number, these must be valid ones because initial login password will be sent to the provided e- mail id and mobile number via SMS, and in the future, all correspondences in this regard may be made to these e-mail id and the given mobile no. via SMS.

After successful login, applicant will be required to select course(s) he / she may wish to apply and check the eligibility first. Once found eligible he / she can fill up the rest of the Admission Form.

An applicant will be required to upload his / her scanned Photograph and Signature during filling up the admission form, therefore, he/she is advised to keep these ready before filling up the admission form.


Application Fee

Application Fee Rs.250/-+ additional charge of Bank (Rs.150/- + additional charge of Bank for PWD candidates)

Online payment through

Net Banking or Credit Cards or Debit Cards of any bank

Through Cash/Challan

A Pay-in-slip will have to be generated. The candidate can submit the fees through Cash/Challan in any of the branches of Allahabad Bank after 24 hours of printing the auto-generated Cash/ Challan.


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Rabindra Bharati University

Rabindra Bharati University, 56A, B. T. Road, Kolkata-7, Website: www.rbu.ac.in