St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata Ph.D. Admission 2021-22

Research University West Bengal

St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata Ph.D. Admission 2021-22

Important Dates

1. Deadline for Submission of Online Application Form: 17th May 2021 (Monday)


2. Deadline for hardcopy submission by post: 25th May 2021 (Tuesday)


3. Display of List of Eligible Candidates for XU-RET (Research Entrance Test): 4th June 2021 (Friday)

4. Conduct of XU-RET – Online (Research Entrance Test): 13th June 2021 (Sunday)

5. Presentation on Proposed Research Area before Interview Panel – Online: 18th June 2021 to 23rd June 2021 (Friday to Wednesday)

6. Result Announcement & Admission Offer: 5th July 2021 (Monday)

7. Submission of Initial Fee: 16th July 2021 (Friday)

8. Commencement of Coursework: 31st July 2021 (Saturday)

For details, please refer to St. Xavier’s University Ph.D. Regulations 2019 under Ph.D. Programme link in the website, www.sxuk.edu.in

Ph.D. Programmes Offered:

The subject areas in which the University offers admission to Ph.D. Programmes are:

  • Ph.D. (Commerce)
  • Ph.D (Mass Communication)
  • Ph.D. (English)
  • Ph.D. (Management)
  • Ph.D. (Economics)

Ph.D. Programme Fee:


A. Application Fee:

INR 2500 (at the time of Online Application).

B. Fee Details:

The year wise fees will be as follows: – Rs. 100000 (one lac rupees) in the first year and Rs. 100000 (one lac rupees) in each year from second year onwards. Security Deposit (Refundable) of Rs 10000 (ten thousand rupees)

The Annual fee of Rs. 100000 for every year can be also paid in two equal Installments (Optional) as per University guidelines.


Please note that the minimum period for submission of Ph.D. Thesis is 3 years (Including
Coursework) and maximum period for submission of Ph.D. Thesis is 6 years (Including
Coursework)

C. Accommodation
The outstations students may get hostel accommodation in the Campus, if available. The
hostel charges will have to be paid separately by student as per the prevalent rules.

Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D.. (Commerce)

Master’s degree in the subject concerned or allied / relevasubject with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its

equivalentgrade ‘B’ in the UGC – 7 point scale or any equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and the accreditation agency (approved, recognised or authorised by an Authority for this purpose)

Ph.D. (Mass Communication)

Master’s degree in the subject concerned or allied / relevant subject with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC – 7 point scale or any equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and the accreditation agency (approved, recognised or authorised by an Authority for this purpose)

Ph.D. (English)
Master’s degree in the subject concerned or allied / relevant subject with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC – 7 point scale or any equivalent degree
from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and the accreditation agency (approved, recognised or authorised by an Authority for this purpose)

Ph.D. (Management)
Master’s degree in the subject concerned or allied / relevant subject with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC – 7 point scale or any equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and the accreditation agency (approved, recognised or authorised by an Authority for this purpose)

Ph.D. (Economics)
Master’s degree in the subject concerned or allied / relevant subject with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC – 7 point scale or any equivalent degree
from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and the accreditation agency (approved, recognised or authorised by an Authority for this purpose)

Application Procedure


Application Form and Prospectus for the Ph.D. Programme can be downloaded from the Ph.D. Programme link in the website www.sxuk.edu.in Candidates applying for Ph.D. Programme need to follow the application procedure stated below:


Step 1:
Go to the Ph.D. Programme link on the website www.sxuk.edu.in and register yourself by clicking the “Register” link
Or
At the end of the prospectus find “Click here for online registration”


Step 2
Log in to fill the Basic Information Sheet and submit

Step 3
After submission you will be directed to the payment gateway. Make the payment of Application Fee INR 2500 and generate an Acknowledgement slip.

Step 4
Download the Application Form and fill in the details attaching documents against proof of qualifications, Experience, publications etc.

Step 5
Attach the Acknowledgement slip with the filled in Application form (with the
attachments) and send it to the address below: –


Ph.D. Office
3rd floor Arrupe Building
St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata
Action Area III B, New Town Kolkata-700160

Website www.sxuk.edu.in

Important Enclosures with Application Form

  1. Copy of “Statement of Purpose” for the proposed Ph.D. Programme, clearly indicating the Research Interest / Discipline/ Area objective, etc. (2 Pages)
  2. Self-Attested copies of certificates & mark-sheets of qualifying degrees and other certificates (from SSC level).
  3. One passport size colour photograph (to be affixed on Application Form).
  4. Two letters of recommendation (in the format provided in the Application Form).
  5. One example of scholarly research or professional writing (Preferable)
  6. Acknowledgments slip along with application form.


In Case of any query please contact:
Prof. Dr. Niraj Kumar @ 6289886053
Email: [email protected]
On the cover of the application envelope, indicate ‘Application for
Ph.D. Programme (Subject Area) 2021’.

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