Calcutta University has issued notification for admission into M.Phil in Economics programme, offered in the ensuing session 2013-15.

Last Updated: 2013-05-09T16:29:55+05:30

Calcutta University M.Phil in Economics 2013-15 Session Admission Notification

Calcutta University has invited applications for admission into the two-year M.Phil. Programme in Economics for the session 2013-2015. The total number of seats available for admissions is 15 (inclusive of reservation).

The eligibility prescribed is that any candidate who has passed the M.A./M.Sc. Examination in Economics of this University with 55% marks in aggregate (SC/ST with 50% marks) or with 60% marks in aggregate of any other recognized University is eligible to apply to the M.Phil Programme. Students, likely to complete M.A/ M.Sc. Part-II Examination in Economics by June 30, 2013, are also eligible to apply.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the entrance test followed by an Interview. Those candidates who have qualified in NET, SET or equivalent national level examination are exempt from the entrance test, but not from the interview.

Date of Exam
June 28, 2013 (Friday) 1-3 p.m. in the Department of Economics, CU

Date of Interview: July 26, 2013 (Friday), from 11 a.m. in the Department of
Economics, CU

Note: Date of Publication of List of candidates eligible to sit in the entrance test: June 21, 2013 (Friday) in the Notice Board of the Department of Economics, CU

Test Centers
Department of Economics

How to Apply
Interested candidates can obtain the application forms available at C.U. Sales Counter (College Street Campus) from 10.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. on all working days against a payment of Rs 465 for form plus Rs 35 for copy of a Brochure. Thereafter, the duly filled application form must be submitted to the office of the Senior Secretary, University College of Arts and Commerce (UCAC) College Street Campus, Asutosh Building, Ground Floor, Room No. 3G between 11.00 a.m. and 3.00 pm on all working days on or before  June 7, 2013.

For more details one can visit the University’s official website:

Date of Issue of Application Form
May 27, 2013 (Monday)

Last Date of Submitting Application Form
June 7, 2013 (Friday)
Last Date of Receipt of SoP: July 19, 2013 (Friday), in the Office of the Department of
Economics, CU

- By Madiha Wasi
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