Sidho Kanho Birsha University – SKBU PhD Admission 2024: Dates, Application Form

SKBU PhD Admission
SKBU PhD Admission

SKBU PhD Admission 2024: Sidho Kanho Birsha University (SKBU) -Purulia, West Bengal invites application for PhD Admission 2024.

Check full details on SKBU PhD Admission 2024 here.

SKBU PhD Programs

  • PhD Anthropology and Tribal Studies
  • PhD Bengali
  • PhD Botany
  • PhD Commerce
  • PhD Chemistry
  • PhD Economics
  • PhD Education
  • PhD English
  • PhD History
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Physics
  • PhD Philosophy
  • PhD Sanskrit
  • PhD Sociology
  • PhD Zoology
  • PhD Geography
  • PhD Political Science
  • PhD Psychology
  • PhD Santali

SKBU PhD Admission 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must obtain 55% marks in the Master’s level (2 years /4 Semesters).
  • Marks relaxation of 5% will be allowed to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/ Differently Able candidates.

SKBU PhD Admission 2024 Important Dates

Start of Online Application29 Dec 2023
Last date of Online Application28 Jan 2024
Entrance Exam Dateto be announced

SKBU PhD Admission 2024 Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply online on the SKBU website.
  • Read notification carefully before filling application form.
  • An application fee of Rs. 1000/- for Unreserved & OBC candidates and Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/Differently Able candidates is to be paid online during the submission of application form.

SKBU PhD Admission 2024 Selection Process

  • Admission to the said Ph.D. Programme (1st Part i.e. Course Work) will be conducted through 02 (two) phases –
    • Research Eligibility Test (written examination)
    • Viva-voce. Eligibility for admission:
  • Normally, a candidate seeking admission to the Ph. D. programme will be to appear at the entrance test.
  • Candidates who have completed M.Phil. programme with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.
  • The candidates who have been qualified for fellowship/scholarship in UGC_NET/UGC-CSIR NET/GATE/CEED and similar National level tests will not be required to appear at the Ph.D. entrance test. However, they will have to submit the application form along with the required fees to appear at the Viva-voce directly.

SKBU PhD Entrance Test 2024 (RET) Details

  • The syllabus of the Entrance Test consists of 50% in the area of Research Methodology and remaining 50% shall be subject-specific.
  • For subject part of entrance test (RET), the UGC/CSIR NET syllabus will be followed.
  • The qualifying marks for Entrance Test will be 50% for general candidates and 45% for the SC/ST/OBC-A/ OBC-B/ Differently Able candidates.
  • Other necessary information related to question pattern, list of eligible candidates, schedule & venue of entrance test, mode of entrance test etc. will be uploaded in the official website of University ( in due course.

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Application FormClick Here
SKBU WebsiteClick Here
Previous Admissions

SKBU PhD Admission 2023

Important Dates

Start of Online Application27 Dec 2022
Last date of Online Application27 Jan 2023