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University of Calcutta invites applications for PhD Sociology Admission 2016

Updated on Mon, 21 March 2016 at 16:18 IST
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University of Calcutta, Kolkata invites applications for admissions to PhD Sociology for the academic year 2016- 17.

PhD Sociology is conducted by University of Calcutta, Kolkata. The admissions will be made through University of Calcutta Entrance Test for PhD in Sociology 2016.


The number of seats that will be available in the department for PhD is SIX (06) including reserved categories for this year

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
- Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with 55% of marks from a UGC recognised university

- The students who have cleared UGC /CSIR (JRF) Exams/NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship or have passed equivalent exams or passed the M.Phil/M.Tech/M.D/M.E/M.Pharm or equivalent exam shall not be required to appear at the PhD entrance test. They will appear for the viva

Application Procedure:

- Dully filled in application form may be submit to the department along with the payment fees of Rs.100/- only at university cash counter on all working days; before 02.00 PM

Application form can be downloaded from official website of University of Calcutta, Kolkata:

Fee Details:

Application Fee is Rs.100/-

Important Dates:

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

  • Online registration starts: 07th March 2016
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 30th March 2016 before 01.00 PM
  • Eligibility List for the RET will be Published on 06th April 2016 after 03.00 PM
  • Date of Entrance Test (RET) on: 12th April 2016 from 12.30 AM to 02.00 PM
  • RET qualified list of Eligible Candidates for Viva on: 21st April 2016 after 03.00 PM
  • Viva will be held on the 26th of April 2016 from 01.00 PM
  • List of Candidates selected for PhD Program on Published: Last week of May 2016

Selection Process:

- Candidates will be selected based on entrance test score and interview conducted by the university

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Department of Sociology,
University of Kolkata,


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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