PhD Admission Notification Out University of Calcutta, Details Here - WBSSC

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Friday 29 March 2024

PhD Admission Notification Out University of Calcutta, Details Here

PhD Admission

PhD Admission: Opportunity for admission PhD program at University of Calcutta. Applications are invited from candidates intending to enroll for the PhD programme in Geography in the prescribed pro-forma available from

The selection procedure will adhere to the following schedule / criteria. All subsequent notifications and changes related to this programme will be made in the Notice Board of the Department (address shown above).

Number of Seats: 09 +01


Masters degree in Geography from a UGC-recognised University or a degree declared equivalent to Master's degree by corresponding statutory regulatory body of this University, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency, recognised by an authority under a law in its home country. A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade. shall be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Differentially abled and other categories of candidates as per the norms of the UGC. Reservation Policy of the Central/State Government will be followed.

Last date for submission of application is 8th April 2024. Filled-in Application 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 of Rs.100.00 through SBI Collect (online). Before that, the payment challan has to be endorsed by the HoD or his nominated faculty member.

Display of the list of eligible candidates: 12th April 2024

Date of Research Eligibility Test-Written part (RET-WP): 23rd April 2024

The eligible candidates who cleared NET/SET/SLET/MPhil are exempted from appearing in RET-WP and should directly appear for RET-Oral Part (RET-OP) Interview.

SYLLABUS OF RET-WP will be the same as for the latest UGC NET Examination in Geography.

STRUCTURE OF RET-WP30 multiple-choice questions (all compulsory -2-mark each) and 2 essay-type questions (10-mark each) are to be answered within 2 hours. The essay-type questions are to be chosen from two groups Physical Geography and Human Geography-containing three questions in each.

Display of the list of successful candidates in RET-WP: 26th April 2024

Date of RET-OP Interview: 6th and 7th May 2024

Display of the list of successful Candidates eligible for admission to the PhD Programme (Tentative): 17th May 2024

Commencement of PhD Coursework (Tentative): 27th May 2024

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