Calcutta University Admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Sociology 2021

Calcutta University Admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Sociology 2021. Department of Sociology, University of Calcutta. 1, Reformatory Street, Alipore Campus, Kolkata: 700027.

Calcutta University Admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Sociology 2021

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. Programme in Sociology for the session 2021- 2022. The proforma for application is available with this advertisement in the University website.

The application form, duly filled in, is to be submitted to following email id: [email protected] after payment of Rs.100/- (online) through SBI collect [http://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect] within 29th October, 2021.

1. The admission to the Ph.D programme is guided by the ‘Regulation for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D Regulation 2016’ of Calcutta University and other relevant rules and orders of the University. Admission will be made on the basis of an oral test (RET) followed by a personal interview (viva).

Total number of seats:

7 (the reservation norms of the University, as applicable, will be followed).

Eligibility

Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. program shall have a Master’s degree in Sociology with at least 55% of marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.

A relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/ Person with Disability (PwD) as per UGC guidelines. Candidates with NET/ SET/SLET/ M. Phil are exempted from appearing for the oral RET but need to appear for the personal interview (viva).

List of candidates eligible for oral test will be displayed on the notice board of the Department and also on the University website within ten working days from the last date of submission of application.

List of candidates eligible for appearing at the personal interview (viva) will be displayed on the notice board of the Department and also on the University website after the publication of oral RET result.

Syllabus for the admission test

Oral test will be conducted through google meet. Link will be sent through the email ids available on the form sent by the eligible candidates. The oral test will be held for 100 marks. The questions for the admission test will be based on M.A syllabus of Sociology, University of Calcutta.

Qualifying marks for admission test

50 % for general category and 45% for SC/ST/OBC/ Differently-abled category.

Interview (viva) of 100 marks:

All the candidates who qualify in the oral test and the candidates who are exempted from the oral test under the ‘Regulation for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D Regulation 2016’ of Calcutta University will have to appear for interview, subject to equivalence clearance from the Registrar’s office, wherever required.

The equivalence clearance may be obtained from the Registrar’s office, University of Calcutta, College Street campus as early as possible and latest before the submission of application form.

Date and schedule of oral test and personal interview (viva) would be communicated through the University of Calcutta website only. Platform for the oral test and interview (viva): Google meet. Link will be sent to the candidates in the email ids provided in their admission forms.

Publication of the final list of candidates qualified for enrollment in the Ph.D programme will be displayed at Departmental notice board and university website as and when approval is received.

Appearing for the interview does not guarantee admission to the Ph.D programme and Ph.D registration.

Admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Sociology 2021
Department of Sociology, University of Calcutta
1, Reformatory Street, Alipore Campus, Kolkata: 700027

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