University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata notifies RET for Admission to PhD Programme in Human Rights 2023, Apply now


University of Calcutta PhD Admission 2023 – Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission in PhD Program in Human Rights at the Department of Anthropology for the academic year 2023-24 through Research Eligibility Test (RET) 2023.


University of Calcutta PhD Admission 2023


Important Dates

  • Last date of submission of application form: August 21, 2023, at the Office of the
  • Date of the PhD Entrance Test: September 04, 2023, from 12 noon onward
  • Venue of the Entrance Test: Dept. of Anthropology, University of Calcutta
  • Duration of the PhD Entrance Test: 1 hour
  • Question type in Ph.D. entrance test: MCQ
  • Syllabus for the Ph.D. Entrance Test: Mentioned below
  • Total marks allotted for the Ph.D. Entrance Test: 50
  • Qualifying marks of the Ph.D. entrance test: 50%
  • Date & Time of Interview: 13th September 2023
  • Total marks allotted for the interview: 50


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates qualified for the entrance test and who have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF) Examinations /NET / SET / SLET /GATE or have obtained DST INSPIRE Fellowship /Teacher fellowship or have passed equivalent examinations or passed the M.Phil./ M.Tech / M.D/ M.E./ M.Pharm or equivalent examination (vide Ph.D. regulation of the University, 2016) will be called for the interview


Application Process

  • Candidates are requested to download the application form from the university website ( and to submit the filled-in form with photocopies of all relevant testimonials within.
  • Candidates are requested to deposit application fee of Rs.100/- either by cash or DD through duly filled in C.U. Challan, endorsed by the Head of the Department.


Selection Process

  • Admission to PhD Program will be on the basis of Research Entrance Test (RET) followed by Interview.


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