Visva-Bharati Research Eligibility Test 2016

Visva Bharati Santiniketan has invited applications for admission to M.Phil/PhD and Integrated M.Phil-PhD programs for 2016 sessions through Visva-Bharati Research Eligibility Test (VBRET).

Eligibility for Visva Bharati Research Eligibility Test 2016

For MPhil/PhD/Integrated MPhil-PhD Programs: An applicant for admission to M.Phil / PhD / Integrated M.Phil-PhD Programs must have obtained a Master’s Degree (two years duration) with a minimum of 55% marks or B+ grade in the concerned or an allied subject preceded by a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent Degree from a recognized University/Institute.

In addition to the above, an applicant must also fulfill any one of the following conditions:

i) Qualified in any of the following examinations: UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/ teacher fellowship.

ii) Obtained an MPhil degree of Visva-Bharati or any other university recognized by the UGC that also follows the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for awards of MPhil/PhD Degree), Regulation 2016 and regulations of Visva-Bharati.

iii) Otherwise requisite qualification as per UGC rules and regulations.

Applicants who have not fulfilled any of the condition mentioned above will have to qualify in the MPhil/PhD Entrance Test to be conducted by the concerned Department.

Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats for OBC, SC, ST and Differently abled applicants will be made as per the rules of the Government of India, UGC and Visva-Bharati guidelines.

Declaration of list of eligible Applicants: The Department/Centre of Bhavana/Vibhaga (Institute) will publish the list of eligible applicants on the Notice Board of the Dept. /Centre and in the University website at least seven days before the date of examination / interview.

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Syllabus/Admission Test

Post-graduate syllabus of the subject concerned; further details in this regard may be available from the respective Dept. /Centre of Bhavana/Vibhaga (Institute).

To qualify in the Entrance Test, applicant must secure at least 50% marks in entrance test.

Venue of Exam: Respective Department / Centre of each Bhavana / Vibhaga (Institute).

How to Apply?

Application form can be downloaded from the University website

The filled in application form supported by self attested copies of age proof, mark-sheets, certificates etc. along with the application fees of Rs.500/- (for General/OBC Applicants) and Rs.150/- (for SC / ST / PWD applicants), in the form of an account payee DD drawn on SBI Santiniketan (code-2121) branch.

Issued in favour of Accounts Officer, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, to be submitted to the office of the concerned Department/Bhavana/Vibhaga (Institute) personally or by post by August 30th 2016.

Important Dates for VBRET 2016

Application Form will be Available on the University Website from August 10th 2016

Last date for receiving complete Application Form is August 30th 2016

Date of Admit Card/Interview: Will be notified later