Calcutta University has issued notification for the PhD Entrance Examination (Economics), for the session commencing from 2013.

Last Updated: 2013-05-10T09:15:05+05:30

Calcutta University PhD Entrance Exam (Economics) 2013 Notification

Calcutta University invites applications for the PhD Entrance Examination (Economics) 2013. The Ph.D. entrance test of 100 marks for the suitable candidates will be held once in a year and the qualifying marks will be fixed at 50%. Besides, at the most 20 candidates (with full concurrence with the reservation policy) will be enrolled this year (2013);
Candidates will be selected on the basis of entrance followed by an interview.

Course Work: One Semester Course-work of 16 credits
Research Methodology (including computer applications): 25 hours (4 credits)
Foundation of Economics: 25 hours (4 credits)
Issues in Economic Development with Special Focus on India: 25 hours (4 credit)
Advanced Readings: 25 hours (4 credits)

Eligibility: Candidates with at least 55% marks in Economics at the M.Sc. level from the University of Calcutta or at least 60% of marks in aggregate from any other UGC recognized university are eligible to take the examination.

Those who have qualified in NET/SET or already obtained M.Phil. degree would be exempted from the examination. They may directly submit a statement of purpose indicating the area of research interest (not exceeding 1000 words) and appear in the interview.

Date of Exam
Date of Examination: July 6, 2013 (Saturday) 1.00 to - 3.00 pm.
Interview date: August 3, 2013 (Saturday) from 11.00 am

Test Centers
Calcutta University Department of Economics

How to Apply
Interested candidates are requested to visit the University’s official for details regarding the admission and application procedure:

Last Date of Submitting Application Form
For Research Entrance Test (RET) without SoP - June 14, 2013
Submission of SoP for eligible candidates [NET/ SET/ M.Phil./ RET] - July 19, 2013

- By Iti Agarwal
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