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University of Calcutta PhD in History Admission 2015

University of Calcutta – Admission to PhD Program 2015-16

Department of History University of Calcutta, Kolkata, invites applications for admission to Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) in History programme, commencing in 2015-16. University of Calcutta PhD in History Admission 2015 notification has been announced.

The university, located in Kolkata, was established on January 24, 1857. It is also the first multidisciplinary and secular Western style university to be set up in South Asia

Important Dates

Last Ddate for Receiving of Applications Form: 04th January 2016

Date of Written Examination: 18th January 2016 (Sunday, 01.00 pm)

List of Eligible Candidates will displayed on website on: 29th January 2016


Candidates should have a passed master degree in law discipline with 55% of marks from any of the UGC recognised universities

Selection Procedure:

Candidates will be selected based on written test score and personal interview conducted by the university

Eligible candidates will have to appear in a written examination of two hours duration to be held in the Department on 18th January 2016, Friday at 01.00 p.m.

Please Note: Candidates already qualification in UGC / (JRF) Examination/NET/SET Examinations, and those who have M.Phil degrees from recognized Universities, need not appear at the written examination and can directly apply to appear for the viva voce

No. of seats available: 21 Seats

Reservation: As per University and Govt. of India regulations

How to Apply

The application form can be downloaded from the official website of Calcutta University. Application forms can also be obtained from the University cash counter by paying Rs 100/- in cash

The list of successful candidates will be displayed on the notice board of the department on 29th January 2016; they will appear for viva-voce the date of which will be notified later

The final selection for joining this programme will be on the basis of the viva voce and evaluation of the candidate’s research proposal

University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Department of History, University of Calcutta, Alipore Campus (3rd & 4th Floor), 1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata-700027; Phone No.: 2439-8645, Website

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