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University of Calcutta PhD Bengali Admission 2017

Calcutta University Kolkata announces PhD Bengali Admissions 2017

University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in the Department of Bengali Language and Literature for the session 2017

No. of Seats

The number of seats that will be available in the department for Ph.D. program is Nine (09) including reserved categories for this year


Candidate with M.A. degree in Bengali from any UGC recognized University with 55% marks in aggregate (SC/ST/OBC with 50% marks) are eligible to apply for admission in the PhD Program

The students who have cleared UGC/CBSE conducted NET/ CSC conducted SET or have passed equivalent examinations or passed the M Phil. or equivalent exam shall not be required to appear at the PhD Entrance (written) test as per PhD new regulations 2016

They will have to appear only for the viva-voce

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test and interview conducted by the university. The entrance test will be of 50 marks written and 50 marks for Viva-voce

The candidate has to write one essay of 20 marks, 20 MCQs of 1mark each with negative marking for wrong answer & 2 analytical questions of 5 marks each. Candidates appearing for written test will have to attain qualifying marks (50%) to appear for the viva-voce exam


The policy of reservation will apply in accordance with the power conferred by subsection (1) of section 8 of the W.B. State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act 2013 (West Bengal Act X of 2013)


The candidates are advised to download the format of the Application Form from the University website www.caluniv.ac.in. Complete filled up application form should be submitted in the office of the department of Bengali Language & Literature

Important Dates

Application Forms will be accepted from 21st August to 31st August 2017

List of eligible candidates for written exam will be published on 05th September 2017 at 04.00 pm

Entrance (Written) Test will be held on the 07th September 2017 at 11.30 am

List of RET qualified eligible candidates for Viva-voce exam: 21st September 2017 at 04.00 pm

Viva-voce for eligible candidates will be held on: 11th to 13th October 2017 from 11:30 am every day

List of selected candidates for PhD Program will be published on: 17th October 2017 at 04.00 pm

Date of Admission for eligible candidates to PhD Program: Notified after the result is published

For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website www.caluniv.ac.in


University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata

University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata, Department of Bengali Language and Literature, 87/1 College Street,  Kolkata-700073 Website www.caluniv.ac.in

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