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University of Calcutta Phd in Museology Entrance Test 2013

Admission Notice 2013

Admission to Ph.D Entrance Test in Museology 2013

Applications are invited for admission to the Dept of Museology, University of Calcutta (1 reformatory street, Kolkata-700027) for Ph.D. Course and subsequent research work leading to PhD degree in Museology

Eligible candidates having Master’s Degree in relevant subjects should apply in the prescribed form to be downloaded from Calcutta University official website long with an application fees of Rs 100/- (in cash) through a challan obtained from the cash counter by 03rd October 2013, Hazra Campus

Entrance Test: The eligible candidates will have to appear both in a written examination of one and a half hour duration to be held in this Dept on 08th November, 2013 and a viva-voce, the date of which will be notified on the departmental notice board

Those candidates who have already passed UGC (JRF) Examinations/ NET/ SET/ SLET or equivalent examinations or passed the M.Phil or equivalent exam need not appear in the written exam and can directly appear in the interview

The written exam shall comprise 5 Questions of 4 marks each, based on a relevant paragraph to assess research aptitude; 15 Multiple Choice Type Questions of 2 marks each, from the core subjects; and 25 marks for a Research Proposal

There will be no negative markings

Questions would be based mainly on the first three papers of the current MA/ M.Sc. Museology syllabus, viz., Organization & Management, Exhibition & Education, and Care and Conservation, though relevant other areas like, Basic Computer Applications, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Analytical Abilities, etc., may also be covered

Candidates getting 40% and above in the written exam will qualify for interview of 25 marks

At present 6 Ph.D. students will be enrolled, if qualified, under the empanelled supervisors including faculty members and external supervisors

Reservations for SC/ ST candidates shall be applicable as per rules

Successful candidates will have to complete a course work of one-semester duration

Course content will be as follows: Research Methodology, quantitative methods and computer applications, Research/ literature Review, and Current developments in Museology

Application Form: The filled up forms along with the requisite fee by Calcutta University challan are to be submitted between 12.30 p.m. to 03.00 p.m. on all working days at the office of the Dept of Museology (1st floor) Hazra Campus, Calcutta University

Requirements at the time of submission of form; application fee of Rs 100/- by Calcutta University cash challan indicating application fee for Ph.D Program in Museology; attested copy of age proof certificate; attested copy of SC/ST/PH certificate where applicable; attested copy of mark sheet; attested copy of qualifying certificate in JRF/NET; three copies of passport size photograph

Candidates desiring to pursue research work in the Dept may apply in the prescribed pro-forma (can be downloaded from the University website) by paying Rs. 100/- through a Challan obtainable from the University Cash Counter by 03rd October 2013

Last date of submission of application form is 08th November, 2013


University of Calcutta

Head of the Department of Museology

51/1, Hazra Road, Kolkata-700019; Ph: +91-033-2461-4711/12