University of Calcutta, Kolkata invites applications for PhD Geography Admission 2015

Updated on Mon, 03 August 2015 at 14:59 IST
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Department of Geography, University of Calcutta, Kolkata invites applications for admissions to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Geography for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Ph.D Geography is conducted by University of Calcutta, Kolkata


37 Seats
Reservation Policy will be followed as per the West Bengal Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2013

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Candidates should have master’s degree in Geography from a UGC recognised university.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> 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 Department Office after paying the prescribed fee at the University cash counter. Before that, the payment challan has to be endorsed by the HoD.

Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D Geography:

Important Dates:

Ph.D Geography Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 12 August 2015 (Wednesday)
  • Display of the list of eligible candidates : 17 August 2015 (Monday)
  • Date of Research Eligibility Test : 21 August 2015 (Friday)
  • Display of the list of successful candidates in RET–WP : 26 August 2015 (Wednesday)
  • Date of RET–OP Interview : 31 August & 1 September 2015 (Mon & Tues)
  • Display of the list of successful candidates eligible for admission to the PhD programme : 8 September 2015 (Tentative)
  • Date of commencement of PhD Coursework : To be announced later

Selection Process:

Results will be announced on 26 August 2015.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Senate House, 87 /1 College Street,
Kolkata-700 073,
West Bengal,

Phone : 033 2241 0071

Official site, University of Calcutta

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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