PhD Courses in Museology 2017 at University of Calcutta

PhD in Museology Admission 2017 at Calcutta University

Department of Museology, University of Calcutta (Kolkata) has invited applications for admission to PhD Programs in Museology for 2017 sessions.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants having Master’s Degree in Museology will have to appear in an Entrance Test of 100 marks, to be held in this department.

Master degree holders in other relevant subjects or BE/BTech/MBBS degree holders may also apply subject.

Selection Procedure

Applicants must appear in an entrance test, comprising a written examination, followed by an interview.

Applicants who have already passed NET/SET/SLET/GATE/M.Phil/M.Tech/M.E examinations or under teacher fellowship can directly appear in the interview skipping the written examination.

Exam Pattern

The Written Exam of two-hour duration shall comprise 5 Questions of 5 marks each, based on a relevant paragraph to assess research aptitude; 25 Multiple Choice Type Questions of 2 marks each, from the core subjects; and 25 marks for a Research Proposal.

There will be no negative markings.

Questions would be based mainly on the first three papers of the current MA/ MSc Museology syllabus, viz., Organisation & Management, Exhibition & Education, and Care & Conservation, though relevant other areas like, Basic Computer Applications, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Analytical Abilities, etc., may also be covered.

Qualifying marks for Entrance Test will be 50%

Successful applicants in the written examination will be called for an interview of 50 marks. List of qualified applicants will be put up on the Departmental Notice Board on 17th March 2017 (3.00 pm)

Applicants who have already passed NET/ SET/ SLET/ GATE/ MPhil/ MTech/ ME/MD examinations/ obtained DST-INSPIRE Fellowship or under Teacher Fellowship can directly appear in the interview skipping the written exam

Interview of the eligible applicants would take place in the office of the HoD on 23rd March 2017 at 1.00 pm. Applicants must produce a well-structured Research Proposal during the interview (not more than 500 words or two A4-size papers).

Negative marking is not applicable.

To appear in an Entrance Test of 100 marks, to be held in this Dept. 1 Reformatory Street, Kolkata-700027.

Reservation: Reservation policy shall be followed as per rules.

How to Apply?

Interested applicants may apply through a prescribed pro-forma (available for download on university website www.caluniv.ac.in) by paying Rs.100/- from through a Challan that can be obtained from University Cash Counter from February 15th 2017.

Applicants having degrees from other Universities and foreign students need equivalence/clearance certificate.

Important Dates for PhD in Museology Program

Last date for Registration and Submission of Applications is February 15th 2017

The Entrance Test would be on March 07th 2017 (02.00 PM)

List of qualified applicants for interview: March 17th 2017 (03.00 PM)

Date of Interview: March 23rd 2017 (01.00 PM)

PhD Programme would be displayed in the Dept notice board: 01st Week of April 2017

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