University of Calcutta announces admission to PhD Program in English for Session 2022


University of Calcutta PhD in English Admission 2022 – The Department of English, University of Calcutta invites applications for admission to Ph.D. Programme for the academic session 2022


University of Calcutta PhD in English Admission 2022


Important Dates


  • Last date of submission of applications is : 12th August 2022
  • Research Entrance Test (RET) will be held : notified soon


Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters degree in English Language with minimum 55% marks


Application Process

  • Application Form should be downloaded from the University website ( and the filled in form, along with relevant supporting documents, should be submitted to the Department of English (Teachers Room, Asutosh Building, 2nd floor) after payment of the fee at the CU cash counter/through SBI collect. The applications should reach the university in a sealed envelope, clearly stating “Application – PhD in English” on it. It should be addressed to the Head, Department of English.
  • The proper receipt of the amount paid must be attached to the form.
  • Any discrepancy will result in cancellation of application


Selection Process

  • The selection for admission will be based on Research Entrance Test (RET) and Interview. 
  • Candidates who have already passed M. Phil/ NET/SET need not appear for the written examination and can directly apply to appear for the interview.
  • The list of eligible candidates and the date of the test will be notified on the website \

For more details and apply please visit the official website



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