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PhD Entrance Test in Museology 2014, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

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PhD Entrance Test in Museology 2014, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

University of Calcutta, Kolkata invites applications for admissions to to the Department of Museology, for PhD Course and subsequent research work leading to PhD degree in Museology for the academic year 2014 - 15.

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

Eligibility Criteria:

=> Candidates should have Masters Degree in Museology
=> Master’s degree holders in other relevant subjects or BE/ BTech degree holders (subject to fulfilment of the Clauses 3.3 and 4.4 of the University of Calcutta PhD Regulations 2009) may also apply
=> Candidates having degrees from other Universities and foreign students need equivalence/ clearance certificate from the competent authorities as laid down in the PhD Regulations 2009 (Clauses 3.1A and 3.1B).

Mode of Examination

Candidates will have to appear in an Entrance Test of 100 marks, to be held in this Department (1 Reformatory Street, Kolkata 700 027) on 24th December 2014 at 2.00 pm, comprising a written examination, followed by an interview.

Application Procedure:

Candidates desiring to pursue research work in Museology may apply in the prescribed pro-forma (can be downloaded from the University website) by paying ₹ 100/- (in cash) through a Challan obtainable from the University Cash Counter by 18th December 2014.

Download application form at

At present 8 (eight) candidates will be enrolled, if qualified, as Probationary PhD Students under the
empanelled supervisors. Reservation policy shall be followed as per rules.

Important Dates:

Last Date for Application: 18th December 201
Entrance Test: 24th December 2014, 2 PM
Final List of Candidates: 7th January 2015 (3.00 pm)
Interview of the eligible candidates: 21st January 2015 at 1.00 pm
List of qualified candidates: first week of February 2015.

Contact Details

Department of Museology,
University of Calcutta,
1 Reformatory Street (9th Floor),
Kolkata 700 027.
Telephone No. : 2479-2861. Ext - 357/ 360/ 363/ 371/ 385.

University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Formally established on the 24 January 1857, the University of Calcutta (also known as Calcutta University) (Bengali: কলকাতা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়), located in the city of Kolkata (previously Calcutta), India, is the first modern university in the Indian subcontinent. It is a state-government administered urban-based affiliating and research university. It has its main campuses in College Street, Rajabazar, Alipore, Hazra, South Sinthi and a host of affiliated colleges in greater Kolkata .

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