The notification for University of Delhi Entrance Test for PhD in History 2016 has been announced. University of Delhi (DU) invites applications, for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in History offered at Department of History for the session 2016 through an entrance test.
Application Form available on the website: 11th January 2016
Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 29th January 2016
Date of Written Test: 02nd February 2016 (Tuesday)
Date of Interview: 11th February 2016
Candidates will be called for an interview on 15th February 2016
1.Students having fellowships/scholarships instituted by the University /National and International agencies under schemes approved /recognized by the University, through procedure laid down by the University , shall be registered provisionally by the Departmental Research Committee and Board of Research Studies, and confirmed after completion of course work, by the respective Board of Research Studies.
7.A candidate must have obtained a Master’s /M.Phil. Degree from the University of Delhi, or any other recognized University, or any degree recognized as equivalent in the subject in which the candidate wishes to pursue a course of research, or in an allied subject. He/she must have obtained either a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grading in the M.Phil. Degree or a minimum of 55%marks or equivalent grading in the Master’s Degree.
obtain a score of 60% marks in Part I examination of the M.Phil. Programme shall be eligible for
admission to the doctoral programme.
Interested candidates are required to submit their application along with one copy of the synopsis on the topic of their proposed research to the office of the Department of History
Interested candidates can downloaded the application form website www.du.ac.in and submit the dully-filled application form to University of Delhi, Department of History, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
In the case of those whom the Ordinances of the University have expressly exempted, only those who clear the qualifying written exam shall be eligible to be called for the interview
Admission to the PhD program will be based on the interview, where the candidate’s preparation for independent and original research and his/her research proposal will be evaluated
The qualifying exam shall be of two hours’ duration. Candidates will be required to answer any one question from out of four. The maximum marks will be 100
The questions for the exam will consist of passages from significant texts in history and will be chosen keeping the post-graduate History syllabi of the University of Delhi as a standard. The subject matter will include themes from all periods of Indian history and world history, historiography, and the use of sources
The essay will be evaluated on the basis of the discernment of the major argument of the passage, reasoning, clarity, innovation in presentation, and originality of thought. The question paper will be in English. Students have the option of answering the question in English or Hindi
Department of History, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, Phone No.: 011-27666659, Website www.du.ac.in