University of Calcutta PhD in Library and Information Science 2017

Phd in Library and Information Science Admission 2017

Calcutta University has invited applications for eligible applicants for admission into PhD Programme in Library and Information Science for 2017-18 sessions.

Seats Available: Number of seats for the PhD Programme for 2017-2018 is 10 (Ten).

Selection Procedure

Admissions will be made on the basis of a written test, of three hours duration followed by an interview. Applicants with NET/SET/M. Phil are not require to appear in the written test but need to appear in the interview.

Scheme of Exam

Written test of Calcutta University for PhD Programme will be held on the following basis:

1st Paper: General Studies (MCQ); 80 Marks; Duration: 50 minutes

2nd Paper: Library & Information Science (MCQ); 60 Marks; Duration: 40 minutes

3rd Paper: Library & Information Science (Descriptive); 60 Marks; Duration: 90 minutes

Applicants must obtain qualifying marks in each paper (General – 60% marks, OBC-A & OBC-B – 54% marks and SC/ST/PH – 45% marks) to qualify for interview

The result of written test will be put up on the notice board of the department on April 26th 2017.

The interview of the applicants comprised of applicants with NET/SET/M. Phil and qualified applicants in the written test will be held on April 29th 2017 from 2:00 Pm in the Department.

The list of qualified applicants for the enrolment to the PhD Programme for the session 2015-16 will be published on the Departmental Notice Board in 2nd week of May 2017.

How to Apply?

Applicants must download the application form from the university website www.caluniv.ac.in

Filled in Application Forms, accompanied by the counterpart of a challan (obtainable from the Cash Counter of the University at the College Street campus) of Rs.100/- should be submitted to the office of the Department of Library & Information Science, Asutosh Building (Top floor) 87/1 College Street, Kolkata-700073 on all working days between 12 Noon to 04.00 PM.

The challan must necessarily be endorsed by the Office of the Dept. before deposition of fees at Cash Counter of the University.

Important Dates for PhD Admission 2017

Last date of Submission of Application Forms is April 10th 2017 (within working hours)

Date of Written Test: April 22nd 2017 at 12.00 Noon

Date of Result: April 26th 2017

Date of Interview: April 29th 2017

Publication of List of Qualified Applicants: 02nd week of May 2017

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