Ph.D. Admission Test-2011, Calcutta University

University of Calcutta

Ph.D. Admission Test-2011

Department of Sociology

1. Ph.D course work for the admitted candidates as per new Ph.D regulations 2009 shall begin in September 2011

2. i. The Ph.D. entrance test on the 8th of June from 11.30 am to 1 pm and the Viva will be held on the 23rd of June 12.00 noon.

ii. Last date of submission of form is 9th May in the office of the department of Sociology by 3.00pm

iii. List of candidates eligible for the RET (Research Eligibility Test) and or Viva will be published on the departmental notice board on the 18th May.

iv. RET qualified list of eligible candidates for Viva will be walled up on 20th June.

v. The entrance test will be of 80 marks written and 20 marks Viva. The candidate has to write two essays of 40 marks each. Questions will be set on the basis of MA syllabus of Calcutta University. The qualifying mark for the test will be 40 marks i.e. 50%. Candidates appearing for written test will have to attain the qualifying marks to appear for the Viva.

vi. List of Candidates selected for the Ph.D. programme will be published on 28th June after 12.00pm.

vii. The students who have cleared UGC /CSIR (JRF) Examinations/ NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship or have passed equivalent examinations or passed the M.Phil./M.Tech/M.D/M.e/M.Pharm or equivalent examination shall not be required to appear at the Ph.D. entrance test as per Ph.D new regulations 2009.They will appear for the viva.

3. The number of seats that will be available in the department for Ph.D. is twenty (20) including reserve categories for this year.

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