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Jadavpur University - Admission to Ph.D. Programme, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Law & Management for the Session December, 2017

Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Law & Management
Admission to the Ph.D Programme
Session: December, 2017

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for admission to the Ph.D. programme in the School of Cognitive Science, Women's Studies, Language & Linguistics, Environmental Students, Material Science & Nano-Technology and Natural Product Studies & Illumination.

For eligibility criteria and other details related to Ph.D click here.

  • All applicants must have completed results of 2-Year M.A./M.Sc./M.E. or equivalent degree from any university/institute recognized by the UGC.
  • Applicants who have obtained an MA/M.Sc/M.E or equivalent degree of less than two (2) years duration, must have completed at least a total of five (5) years of under-graduate and post-graduate study in a recognized university/institute.
Process of Application:
  • Candidates should access the application form online through University website or
  • Candidates have to pay the application fess Rs. 500/- (per subject) online through SBICollect system using Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking after 48 hours of form fill up.
  • After payment they have to submit the print out of online application along with a photocopy of online payment receipt downloaded from SBI after online payment and other testimonials as mentioned below to the office of the Dean & Secretary, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Law & Management (opposite University Press, Jadavpur University Main campus, Kolkata-700032).
    The last date for submission of the hard copy of the form is 30 November 2017 (5:00 P.M.).

    The following documents should be attached with the application form:
    • Two recent passport size photographs.
    • Attested copies of all mark-sheets and certificates, Madhyamik admit card/certificate for verification of age, SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PD certificate, where applicable.
    • NET/SET certificate, if any.
    • A candidate who has a two-year M.Phil. degree from any university other than Jadavpur University will be required to submit a certificate from the competent authority stating that the selection to the M.Phil. course has been made through a written test and that a full paper on Research Methodology of at least one semester duration was taught in the M.Phil. course. Otherwise waiver from WRET and/or course-work shall not be granted.
    • Online payment receipt downloaded from SBI server after online payment.
  • Candidates will be selected through a written test.
  • The candidate who has an M.Phil (Regular two year course) degree and was admitted to the M.Phil. programme through a written test, or have qualified NET/SET/GATE shall be entitled to get exemption from written admission test and shall be called directly for an interview.
  • Proper documents must be attached with applications for exemptions from written admission test subject to the above conditions.
    School Vacancy
    School of Cognitive Science Up to 2
    General- 2
    School of Women's Studies Up to 3
    General- 2; SC-1
    School of Language & Linguistics Up to 7
    General- 3; SC-2; ST-1; OBC A-1
    School of Environmental Studies Up to 6
    General- 3; SC-1, ST-1, OBCA-1
    School of Material Science & Nano-Technology Up to 3
    General- 2; SC-1
    School of Natural Product Studies Up to 1
    General- 1
    School of Illumination Science, Engineering and Design Up to 1
  • As per circular Nos. BC-16014/1/82-SC dt.06/08/1984 & BCD-1, D.O.12017/11/89-SCD(R.CELL) dt.09/01/1990 and letter No.1510-SCW dt.31/05/2007 of the Government of West Bengal, the Scheduled Castes/the Scheduled Tribes of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal unless they can produce Domicile Certificate as a proof for residing in West Bengal for at least 10 years issued by the competent authority.
  • A Candidate applying for seat reserved for the OBC-A/OBC-B category (wherever applicable) must produce an OBC certificate (the issues date of which should not be earlier than November 2016) issued by the competent authority that clearly indicates (i) the category (A or B) he/she belongs to: (ii) that he/she does not belong to creamy layer of the society. Without submission of such an appropriate certificate, the applicant shall NOT be considered for seats reserved for OBC-A/OBC-B category.

    As per the rules of Government of West Bengal, the OBC-A and OBC-B candidates of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal unless they can produce Domicile Certificate as a proof for residing in West Bengal for at least 10 years issued by the competent authority.
  • M.Phil. students of Jadavpur University who have successfully defended their viva-voce examinations and have valid Continuing UGC Fellowship (GATE/NETJRF/RGNF/Moulana Azad and the like) may also apply.
  • An applicant shall not be considered for admission if
    • s/he is already enrolled in a Ph.D. programme in any other university/institute or in any other department of Jadavpur University.
    • s/he is pursuing 2-Year M.Phil in the relevant subjects and/or has submitted M.Phil. dissertations but either the viva-voce on her/his dissertation has not been conducted on or before October 30, 2017, or has failed in the viva-voce examination.
  • The candidates are advised to note the following schedule.
    • Dates for online form fill up : 06 November 2017 to 28 November 2017.
    • Last date of submission of application form : 30 November 2017 (5:00 P.M.).
    • List of eligible candidates for written test and direct interview will be displayed at Jadavpur University website within 8 December 2017.
    • List of successful candidates in the written test will be displayed on the JU website on or before 22 December 2017.

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