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Admission Notice
Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies
University of Calcutta
Alipore Campus
1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata 27

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Applications are invited for admission from candidates holding M.A. degree from UGC recognized universities in South & Southeast Asian Studies, History, Political Science, International Relations,Anthropology and Economics, to the Ph.D. programme 2012 in the Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, University of Calcutta, 1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata-27. Candidates should apply in the prescribed proforma by paying Rs.100/- through a challan obtainable from any Calcutta University campus (cash counter). The eligible candidates will have to appear in a written examination of one hours duration to be held in this Department on 6 th september 2012 at 12 noon. The list of successful candidates of the written exam. will be displayed in the Notice Board of the Department on the same day. The successful candidates will have to appear in an interview on 7th september2012 . The final list of successful candidates shall be put up on the notice Board of the Department . The allocation of supervisors will be on the basis of this interview (See CU website for the areas of research in the Department).

Those candidates who have already passed U.G.C / CSIR (JRF) Examinations / NET / SET / SLET /Teacher Fellowship /M.Phil or equivalent examinations need not appear at the written examination and can directly apply to appear at the interview.

Foreign students may apply, and their application shall be considered subject to their degree is found to be at par with the requirements of the University of Calcutta.

Important Information

a) Entrance test will comprise items from:

  1. Historiography of South & Southeast Asia.
  2. Recent Trends in intra-regional relations in South & Southeast Asia.
  3. Ethnicity in South & Southeast Asia.
  4. Gender in South & Southeast Asia.
  5. Your Proposed Area of Research.

b) No. of Seats : 15 (Including SC/ST reservation)

The completed application form must be submitted to the office of the Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies on or before 24th August 2012.

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