Diamond Harbour Women’s University Admission for M.Phil. / Ph.D. 2022

Applications are invited from eligible candidates (women only) willing to take admission to the M.Phil and Ph.D programme for the academic session 2022. Diamond Harbour Women’s University Admission for M.Phil. / Ph.D. 2022.

Important Dates:

• Last date of receiving the application forms: 25th January, 2022 (within 4 pm)
• Date of Research Eligibility Test (RET) Examination: 15th February, 2022.
• Date of publishing list of candidates eligible for interview: 21st February, 2022
• Date of interview: 23rd – 25th February, 2022
• Date of publishing the list of selected candidates: 2nd March, 2022
• Dates of admission: 7th – 8th March, 2022

Department wise Seat Matrix for Admission to Ph.D programme 2022

Sl. No.SubjectTotal Seats
4.Political Science13
7.Women’s Studies04

Department wise Seat Matrix for Admission to M.Phil programme 2022

Sl. No.SubjectTotal Seats
5.Political Science07

Informations regarding Ph.D. programme:

1. Eligibility Criteria:

Women candidates having a Master’s degree in her own discipline or in an equivalent subject or a degree declared equivalent to Masters degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade “B” in the UGC 7 point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency, may apply for admission to the Ph.D programme. There will be a relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently abled candidates.

2. Selection Procedure:

The following procedures will be adopted for the selection of eligible candidates in Ph.D. Programme.

a. The admission to Ph.D. programme would be on the basis of Research Eligibility Test (RET) and it is to be conducted by the concerned department followed by an interview for the candidates qualifying in RET.

b. The candidates who have qualified NET/SLET/SET/GATE or any other equivalent examinations are exempted from RET and can appear directly in the interview.

c. The candidates who have qualified M.Phil. in the subject concerned under UGC regulation 2009 would be exempted from RET and to be considered for appearing before the interview board.

The candidates qualified NET/SLET/SET/GATE or any other equivalent examinations, qualified M.Phil. in the subject concerned under UGC regulation 2009 and qualified in RET will have to appear in an interview with a research proposal (1000 words).

3. Duration of Ph.D programme:

The Ph.D programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. As per the guidelines of the UGC, women candidates and Persons with Disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of two years in the maximum duration. In addition, women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of Ph.D for a maximum period of 240 days.

Enrolment Fees: Rupees Five Thousand only.

4. Reservation Policies: As per Govt. Rules.

5. Application Fees: Rupees Five Hundred only

6. Application Procedure:

Candidates are requested to download the PDF format of the application form from the University website i.e.www.dhwu.ac.in and submit the duly filled-in application form along with attested supporting documents and a Demand Draft of Rupees Five Hundred only drawn in favor of Diamond Harbour Women’s University payable at Sarisha. The application should be sent by Registered/Speed post only to the following address. No application will be received after last date.

Diamond Harbour Women’s University
Diamond Harbour Road, Sarisha
24 Parganas (South), Pin: 743368
West Bengal

Application Form for Admission in Ph.D.

Application Form for admission in M.Phil.

Question pattern for Ph.D. Research Eligibility Test, 2022

Question pattern for M.Phil. entrance examination, 2022

Syllabus for Ph.D. RET, Women’s Studies