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Calcutta University, UC, Calcutta

Calcutta University, UC, Calcutta

Senate House, 87 /1 College Street 

West Bengal 
Phone-No: 033- 2241 0071 

About College:

The University of Calcutta was established by an Act of the Legislative Council (Act No II of 1857) of the then British India. A supplementary Act empowering the University to confer some additional degrees was passed in 1860. Another Act was passed in 1884 by which the University was authorised to confer honorary Degree of Law.The University Act of 1904 empowered the University to make necessary arrangements for the instruction of students, and though most of the teaching continued to be imparted in the affiliated colleges, teaching in some of the higher branches began to be organised under the University management. The Calcutta University Act, 1951, which came into operation from March, 1954 brought about important changes in the constitution and character of the University. The Act provided for Postgraduate teaching in some of the affiliated colleges along with the University Colleges. The Calcutta University Act, 1966 was passed with a view to providing for the reorganisation of the University that came into force on September 18, 1968.The University is now being governed by the Calcutta University Act, 1979 as amended up to 31 May, 2006. The Act provided for the reconstitution of the University to enable it to function more efficiently in the fields of teaching, training and research in various branches of learning and courses of study and extending higher education to meet the growing needs of the society and to make the constitution of various authorities and bodies of the University more democratic.

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Education

in Calcutta University, UC, Calcutta

Course Description:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Education offered at the Department of Education for the session 2017.


Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Education in Calcutta University, UC, Calcutta

Candidates should have a master’s degree in Zoology or any other qualification considered equivalent thereto are eligible to apply.Candidates should have Master’s Degree in Education/M.Ed. with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade B+ in the UGC 7 point scale or an equivalent grade.

How To Apply:

Application Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Education in Calcutta University, UC, Calcutta

Candidates can obtain the application form.

Application fee of Rs. 100/- by C.U. cash challan indicating ‘Application fee for Ph.D Program in Education,2017’.

Selection Procedure for University of Calcutta:

The admission procedure consists of an admission test followed by interview for candidates successful in the same.

Those candidates who have already passed U.G.C/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.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of application form: Monday, March 17, 2017.

Date of admission test: Friday, April 04, 2017.

Date of interview: Thursday, April 11, 2017.



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