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University of Calcutta PhD French Admission 2017


Calcutta University announces PhD French Admissions 2017

Department of French, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, invites application for admission to Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in French, commencing in 2017. Admission to the PhD Programs is done through the Written Test
The eligible candidates will have to appear in a written examination of two hours duration that will be held in Department on 05th December 2017 (Tuesday) from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the written exam and from 12:30 p.m. for the viva-voce
No. of Seats: 05 (Five) Reservation Policy will be followed as per rules


Candidates must have passed Master degree in relevant discipline from any of the recognized Universities
Those candidates who have already passed UGC/ CSIR (JRF) Exams/NET/SET/SLET/Teacher Fellowship or equivalent examinations need not appear for the written examand can directly apply for the interview using the same application form
The Entrance Test will be based on the syllabus prescribed for the Master’s Program of the Department of French, University of Calcutta
Selection Process
The final selection for joining this program will be on the basis of the interview
Entrance Test
Written & Viva Voce Full marks: 200
1) Short notes on Literature/ Translation/ Linguistics/ FLE/ Francophone Lit., (six topics to be chosen from twelve): 30
2) Essay on Literature/ Linguistics/ FLE/ Translation theory (1 topic to be chosen from a choice of 4 questions): 25
3) Translation of a passage of approx. 100 words (French-English or English-French): 20
4) Essay on a current affair based topic (Indo-French relations/ political, economic or social relevance): 25
Viva-Voce: presentation of the topic of research, tentative synopsis (4000-5000 words): 100


Candidates should apply in the prescribed proforma by paying Rs.100/- through a challan in cash only obtainable from College Street Campus (cash counter)
For more information visit the university

Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 30th November 2017
Date of Written Test & Viva Voce to be held on 05th December 2017
List of successful candidates will be displayed on the Notice Board of the Dept. 07th December 2017


University of Calcutta

(Dept. of French), Asutosh Building, College Street Campus, Kolkata-71, Website
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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