University of Calcutta (UC) Kolkata invites applications, for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Geography offered at the Department of Geography for the session 2017.
Candidates having a masters degree in Geography from a UGC recognized University are eligible to apply.
Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Research Entrance Test (RET) conducted by the university followed by an interview.
The eligible candidates who cleared NET/ SET/ SLET/ M.Phil are exempted from appearing in RET–WP and should directly appear for RET–Oral Part (RET–OP) Interview
Number of Seats: 15
Reservation Policy will be followed as per the West Bengal Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2013
Written Part (RET–WP)
23 February 2017 (Thursday)
The eligible candidates who cleared NET/SET/SLET / MPhil are exempted from appearing in RET-WP and should directly appear for RET-Oral Part (RET-OP) Interview
Syllabus of RET–WP will be the same as for the UGC NET Exam in Geography
Structure of RET-WP: 30 multiple-choice questions (all compulsory-2-mark each) and 2 essay-type questions (10-mark each) are to be answered within 2 hours. The essay-type questions are to be chosen from two groups-Physical Geography and Human Geography-containing three questions in each
PhD Regulations 2017 and Application Form is available at www.caluniv.ac.in
Filled-in form, accompanied by a one-page research proposal and copies of MA/MSc mark-sheet and NET/SET/SLET/MPhil certificate (if applicable), will have to be submitted at the Dept. Office after paying the prescribed Fee at the University Cash Counter
Before that, the payment challan has to be endorsed by the HoD
Last Date for Submission of Applications 17th February 2017
Display of the List of eligible candidates 20th February 2017
Date of Research Eligibility Test Written Part (RET–WP) 23rd February 2017
Display of the List of Successful candidates in RET-WP 27th February 2017
Date of RET-OP Interview: 02 & 03rd March 2017
Department of Geography, University of Calcutta 35 Ballygunj Circular Road, Calcutta-700019, Telephone: (+91) (33) 2461-5445, Extn 370 & 378 Fax: (+91) (33) 2461-4849; Web www.caluniv.ac.in
For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website .
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