Phd in Education Admission 2017 at University of Calcutta

Calcutta University Phd Admission in Education 2017

University of Calcutta, Kolkata has invited applications for admission to eligible, interested applicants to apply for its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Education offered at the Department of Education for 2017 sessions.

Number of Seats: 15 (Fifteen) seats.

Eligibility for Phd in Education Admission 2017

Applicants (having Master’s Degree in Education/M.Ed. with atlest 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade B+ in the UGC 7 point scale or an equivalent grade in a point scale where ever grading system is followed.

A relaxation of 5% marks, from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled applicants) should apply.

Selection Procedure for Phd in Education Admission 2017

Those applicants who have already passed UGC/CSIR (JRF) Examinations/NET/SET/SLET/ M.Phil./Teacher Fellow in Education need not appear at the written examination and can directly apply to appear at the interview.

Entrance Test will comprise of items from

  • Philosophical Foundation of Education
  • Psychological Foundation of Education
  • Sociological Foundation of Education
  • Research Methodology including statistical application of data
  • Writing a research/ project proposal

Type of questions: 45 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each = 90 marks.

Writing a research/ project proposal = 10 marks.

Qualifying marks for the Admission Test is 50 for General Applicants.


Reservation policy will be followed as per West Bengal Higher Educational Institution (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2013.

How to Apply?

Applications are invited for admission to PhD Programme in Education, Department of Education, University of Calcutta, 1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata-27.

Applicants must apply in the prescribed form meant for Department of Education, C.U. to be downloaded from C.U.’s official website along with an application fee of Rs. 100/- (by cash ) through a challan obtainable from the Cash counter, Alipur Campus.

The filled up forms along with the requisite fee by C.U. Challan are to be submitted between 12.00 and 2.30 pm. on all working days at the office of the Department of Education (3rd floor), Alipur Campus, C.U.

Important Dates for PhD Admission in Education 2017

Last date of Submission of Application Form: 08th to 17th March 2017

List of eligible applicants for written test will be published on March 29th 2017 and the Admit Cards will be issued to the eligible applicants only on March 29th 2017 & March 30th 2017 between 12 noon and 2.30 pm.

Date of Written Test: April 04th 2017 at 12.00 Noon in the Dept. of Education.

Date of Publication of List of successful applicants in the Written Test is on April 07th 2017

Dates of Interview: April 11th 2017 (Exempted Category) & April 12th 2017 (Test Category)

Date of Final list of the selected applicants: April 25th 2017

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