Jadavpur University Admission to the PhD Programme Session: January, 2022

Jadavpur University Admission to the Ph.D Programme Session: January, 2022. Jadavpur University Faculty of Arts Admission to the Ph.D Programme Session: January, 2022.

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for admission to the Ph.D. programme in the Departments of Bengali, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, English, Film Studies, History, International Relations, Library & Information Science, Philosophy, and Sociology.

For eligibility criteria and other details related to Ph.D. click on http://www.jaduniv.edu.in/upload_files/scroll_info/1496906302.pdf.

Note: 1. All applicants must have completed results of 2-Year MA or equivalent degree from any university/institute recognized by the UGC.

2.     Applicants who have obtained an MA or equivalent degree of less than two (2) years’ duration, must have completed at least a total of five (5) years of under-graduate and post-graduate study in a recognized university/institute.

Process of Application:

·       Candidates should apply in the prescribed form available on the website. www.jaduniv.edu.in.

  • Candidates have to pay the application fees Rs. 500/- (Per Subject) online through SBI Collect System using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking.
  • After payment the downloaded form along with a online payment receipt and all testimonials is to be submitted to the Ph.D Cell, Arts, Subarna Jayanti Bhavan, Ground floor, Jadavpur University Main campus, Kolkata 700032.

·       The last date for online payment is 19.04.2022

  • The last date for submission of form is 20.04.2022.

[Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm]

The following documents should be attached with the application form:

i)                Two recent passport size photographs.

  1. Attested copies of all mark-sheets and certificates, Madhyamik admit card/certificate for verification of age, SC/ST/ OBC-A/OBC-B /PD certificate, where applicable. NET/SET/GATE certificate, if any.

iii)          A candidate who has a two-year M.Phil. degree from any university other than Jadavpur University will be required to submit a certificate from the competent authority stating that the selection to the M.Phil course has been made through a written test and that a full paper on Research Methodology of at least one semester duration was taught in the M.Phil course. Otherwise waiver from WRET and/or course-work shall not be granted.

  1. Online payment receipt downloaded from SBI server after online payment.

Candidates will be selected through a written test of two hour duration (two and a half hours for Economics) and an interview to be held in the respective Departments.

The candidate who has an M.Phil (Regular two year course) degree and was admitted to the M.Phil programme through a written test, or have qualified NET/SET/GATE shall be entitled to get exemption from written admission test and shall be called directly for an interview if s/he satisfies the following conditions:

DepartmentM.PhilExemption fromNET/SET/GATEExemption from Written Test
Written testCourse work 
  BengaliIn BengaliYesYesIn BengaliYes
In the relevant (a) subjectsYesNoIn the relevant (a) subjectsYes
Comparative Literature  In the subject  Yes  Yes§  In the subject  Yes
  In other subjects  Yes  No  In other subjects  Yes
  EconomicsIn EconomicsYesYesIn EconomicsYes
In other subjectsNoNoIn other subjectsNo
EducationIn EducationYesYesIn EducationYes
In other subjectsNoNoIn other subjectsNo
  EnglishIn EnglishYesYes (only J.U.) *In EnglishYes
In other subjectsNoNoIn other subjectsNo
      Film Studies  In the specified (b) subjects  Yes  Yes§  In the specified (b) subjects  Yes
In other subjectsYesNoIn other subjectsYes
    HistoryIn HistoryYesYesIn HistoryYes
In other subjectsYesNoIn other subjectsYes
  International RelationsIn International Relations/Political ScienceYesYes§In International Relations/ political ScienceYes
In other subjects related to Social SciencesNoNoIn     other        subjects related    to          Social SciencesNo
  Library & Information ScienceIn Library & Information Science.YesYes§In Library & Information ScienceYes
In other subjectsNoNoIn other subjectsNo
  PhilosophyIn PhilosophyYesYesIn PhilosophyYes
In other subjectsYesNoIn other subjectsYes
  SociologyIn the subjectYesYes§In the subjectYes
In the relevant (d) subjectsYesNoIn the   relevant   (d) subjectsYes
* All students who have done M.Phil from anywhere else other than Department of English, J.U. would have to henceforth attend the course work in their Ph.D. at the Department of English for one semester.
Relevant subjects for Bengali: Comparative Literature, English and SanskritSubjects specified by the Department of Film Studies Cinema Studies/ Screen Studies/Film and Media Studies/Film and Visual Culture/Film Studies Relevant subjects for Sociology:Political Science, History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geography, English, Economics, Comparative Literature, Bengali, Urdu and similar disciplines in social  sciences and humanities;Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies, Development Studies, Cultural Studies, Museological Studies, Strategic Studies, Media Studies and similar interdisciplinary studies. 3Physice, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany and similar natural science disciplines and also interdisciplinary studies with natural and social science interface such as natural resource studies (example studies on water) or community studies (example studies on social capital or corporate social responsibility).   . A candidate who has a two-year M.Phil degree from any university other than Jadavpur University must submit a certificate from the competent authority stating that the selection to the M.Phil course has been made through a written test and that a full paper on Research Methodology of at least one semester duration was taught in the M.Phil course, for consideration for exemption from course work, if selected.

Proper documents must be attached with applications for exemptions from written admission test subject to the above conditions.

DepartmentVacancy
  BENGALIUp to 11 [General- 5, SC- 2, ST- 1, OBC A-1, OBC B- 1, PD- 1]
  COMPARATIVE LITERATUREUp to 12 [General- 5, SC- 3, ST- 1, OBC A-1, OBC B- 1, PD- 1]
ECONOMICSUp to 10 [General- 4, SC- 2, ST- 1, OBC A-1, OBC B- 1, PD- 1]
EDUCATIONUp to 14 [General- 7, SC- 3, ST- 1, OBC A-1, OBC B- 1, PD- 1]
  ENGLISHUp to 6 [General- 4, SC- 1, OBC A-1]
  FILM STUDIESUp to 5 [General- 3, SC- 1, OBC A-1]
  HISTORYUp to 5 [General- 3, SC- 1, OBC A-1]
  INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSUp to 25 [General- 11, SC- 6, ST- 2, OBC A-3, OBC B- 2, PD- 1]
LIBRARY     &                        INFORMATION SCIENCEUp to 2 [General- 2]
          PHILOSOPHYUp to 6 [General- 4, SC- 1, OBC A-1] Broad Area: Nonexistence and Neo- Meinongianism: Contemporary Issues Debates on the Spiritual Liberation of Women in Vedic and Non-Vedic Traditions Sarvajňatāsiddhi in Buddhism Philosophy of Time Different Philosophical issues on Punishment from the perspective of Kautilya’s Arthaśāstra Philosophical thought of Ramendra Sundar Tribedi
  SOCIOLOGYUp to 2 [General- 2]
  • As per circular Nos. BC-16014/1/82-SC dt.06/08/1984 & BCD-1, D.O.12017/11/89-SCD(R.CELL)

dt.09/01/1990 and letter No.1510-SCW dt.31/05/2007 of the Government of West Bengal, the Scheduled Castes/ the Scheduled Tribes of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal unless they can produce Domicile Certificate as a proof for residing in West Bengal for at least 10 years issued by the competent authority.

  • A Candidate applying for seat reserved for the OBC-A / OBC-B category (wherever applicable) must produce an OBC certificate (the issues date of which should not be earlier than March 2021) issued by the competent authority that clearly indicates (i) the category (A or B) he/she belongs to:that he/she does not belong to creamy layer of the society. Without submission of such an appropriate certificate, the applicant shall NOT be considered for seats reserved for OBC-A / OBC-B category.

As per the rules of Government of West Bengal, the OBC-A and OBC-B candidates of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal unless they can produce Domicile Certificate as a proof for residing in West Bengal for at least 10 years issued by the competent authority.

  • M.Phil students of Jadavpur University who have successfully defended their viva-voce examinations and have valid Continuing UGC Fellowship (NET-JRF/RGNF/Moulana Azad and the like) may also apply. They may be considered under Continuing Fellowship Holder category provided they have not registered themselves in any other university/Institute after completing their M.Phil degrees at Jadavpur University. The gap period between the date of publication of Final M.Phil result and registration/enrollment in the Ph.D. programme (if selected) must NOT be more than one year.An applicant shall not be considered for admission ifs/he is already enrolled in a Ph.D. programme in any other university/institute or in any other department of Jadavpur University.a) s/he is pursuing 2-Year M.Phil. in the relevant subjects where the submission of M.Phil dissertations and the viva-voce could not be held on or before 16.05.2022 and

b) s/he is pursuing 2-Year M.Phil. in the relevant subjects but has failed in the viva-voce examination held on or before 16.05.2022.

(iii)                 s/he has not completed M.A. degree on or before the last date of submission of Ph.D. application form.

  • The provisional list of candidates for admission and schedule of the admission test will be notified on 29.04.2022 or so on in the university website.

All Applicants must bring in a Statement of Purpose relevant for his/her intended field of research (not more than 500 words) at the time of interview.

Applicants for Ph.D. programme in the Department of Economics shall be required to send two letters of recommendations in the prescribed format (in sealed envelopes) to the Head, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University. The candidates should present the Statement of Purpose of research at the time of interview. (Click here for the format of Letter of Recommendation)

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