University of Burdwan PhD Admission: Dates, Application Form

University of Burdwan PhD Admission

University of Burdwan PhD Admission – The University of Burdwan invites application for Admission to the Ph. D. Programme-2020, M. Phil. Programme (2020-2022) and State Funded Fellowship (2020) issued by Office of the Secretaries, Faculty Councils for P.G. Studies in Science & Arts, Commerce, Law etc. 

Check more details on University of Burdwan PhD Admission below here.

Available PhD Program

Vacancy Position under Faculty Council (Science)

Department M.Phil Ph.DState   Funded
Biotechnology Not Offered 03 01
Botany 11 05 04
Chemistry 16 14 05
Computer Science Not Offered 04 01
Environmental Science 03 12 01
Geography 04 10 02
Mathematics 13 09 04
Microbiology Not Offered 06 02
Physics 17 12 01
Physiology Not Offered 09 Not Offered
Statistics 02 06 01
Zoology 14 21 01

Vacancy Position under Faculty Council Arts, Commerce, Law etc.

MPhil Vacancy

SUBJECT (Ph.D.)No. of   Vacancies
Bengali 15 
Economics 21 
Library &   Information   Science
Political   Science

PhD Vacancy Position

SUBJECT (Ph.D.)No. of   Vacancies
Library & Information Science
Mass Communication
Business Administration
Business Administration  (HR)
Tourism Management
Political Science

 State Funded Fellowship

Department Vacancy
Bengali 3
Commerce 4
Economics 2
Education 1
English 2
Hindi 1
History 4
Law 1
Lib. & Inf. Sc. 1
Business Administration 1
Business Administration (HR) 1
Philosophy 4
Political Science 4
Sanskrit 3
Sociology 1

University of Burdwan PhD Admission Important Dates

Start Application Process28 June 2021
Last date to apply Application12 July 2021

Eligibility Criteria for University of Burdwan PhD Admission

For M.Phil/ PhD 

Master’s Degree or a Professional Degree considered equivalent to the Master’s Degree of the University of Burdwan.

For Foreign Students

 An equivalent degree accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.

Minimum Marks

At least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC-7 point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) in concerned or allied subjects at Post Graduate or at equivalent level.

Relaxation for SC/ST/OBCA/OBCB/DA

5% of marks or equivalent in case of grade

In-service Applicants

Necessary document of permission from their employer –

Ph.D – No Objection Certificate with appropriate Study Leave granted for the period of one Semester of Course work.

M.Phil – No Objection Certificate with study leave for the entire period of four semesters

State Funded Fellowships

NET/SET/SLET /GATE (in addition to above eligibility). Existing Ph.D Scholars can also apply.

University of Burdwan PhD Admission Application Process

  • Application Form will be available on and from 28th June to 12th July 2021 for details please visit our website

Application Fee

  • Application Fee : INR 250/-
  • Mode of Payment : Through Online mode

Admission Process

Candidates will be admitted by holding Viva Voce in virtual platform of Google Meet (link to be forwarded in registered e-mail id of applicants) in two stages as detailed below:

  • I : Preliminary Viva Voce
  • II : Final Viva Voce

Candidates securing a minimum qualifying mark of 50% in the Preliminary Viva Voce will appear in Final Viva Voce.

Viva Voce shall cover two sections, viz, Research Methodology and Area of Research.

Exemption from Preliminary Viva Voce

Candidates with a full-time regular M. Phil. Degree with course work/ UGC-CSIR/ UGC-NET (including JRF)/ SET/SLET/ GATE or Teacher Fellowship

Final Interview

Candidates qualifying in the Preliminary Viva Voce with a minimum qualifying marks of 50% and Candidates with a full-time regular M. Phil. Degrees with course work/ UGC-CSIR/ UGC-NET (including JRF)/ SET/SLET/ GATE or Teacher Fellowship will appear in Final Viva Voce of 20 marks. 

For the more detail and to apply online – visit

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