Jadavpur University Invites Applications for Ph. D Programmes


Those of you who are interested in pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) programme from Jadavpur University (JU), Kolkata can now send in your applications for the upcoming academic session. The university has invited applications from eligible candidates to apply for their Ph.D courses in the following departments:

  • Bengali
  • Comparative Literature
  • Economics
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Library and Information Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Sanskrit

In order to apply, candidates need to fill an application form. The completed form along with other relevant documents to ‘The office of the Dean and Secretary, Faculty of Arts (UG Arts Building, Ground floor, Jadavpur University Main campus, Kolkata 700032’. The form can be downloaded from the university’s official website. The last date for the submission of an applications is May 13.

Coming to the eligibility criteria, the candidates interested in applying for this programme must have appeared in JEE (Main) 2015 or All India Pre-Medical/ Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT-2015). They must have passed Class 12 / I.Sc. or an equivalent qualifying examination with at least 50 percent marks (45 percent for SC/ST/PWD).

The final selection of candidates will be done by way of a two-hour written test followed by an interview. The written admission tests will be conducted between 6th June’16 to 9th June’16.

Those who have an M.Phil (regular two year course) degree and was admitted to the M.Phil programme through a written test, or have qualified NET/SET shall be entitled to get exemption from the written admission test and shall be called directly for the interview.

As reported by India Today.

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