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Calcutta University has published notification for Admission into M.Phil course for the academic year 2018-2019. Registration for M.Phil Admission is in progress at the University of Calcutta and eligible candidates can fill up the admission application forms to pursue M.Phil courses from Calcutta University for 2018 (January) – 2019 (December) session.

Latest: Application Process for Calcutta University M.Phil Admission 2018 – 2019 has been started.

Calcutta University M.Phil Admission 2018 – 2019

Candidates seeking admission in M.Phil Course have to fill downloaded application form from the website or from the direct link provided below on or before the last date of Application.

The candidates, who have cleared the NET/SET Examination before the last date of submission of Application Form, will be exempted from Written Test. The employed candidates should have to submit NOC from the employer at the time of Viva-voce.

Courses Offered

  • Bengali, Urdu, Ancient Indian History & Culture, Commerce, Sociology, Sanskrit, Education, English, Pali, History, Women Studies, Political Science, Hindi, Library & Information Science (Self Financed), Arabic, Persian, Philosophy, Economics.
Events Dates
Last date for submission of Application form 28 Nov 2017
Date of Written Test Dec 2017
Date of Publication of list of qualified
candidates for Viva-voce
Dec 2017
Date of Viva-voce Dec 2017
Tentative Date of Publication of Final List Dec 2017
Tentative Dates of Admission Dec 2017

Application Form

The prescribed Application Form for admission to M. Phil courses for the session 2018 (January) – 2018 (December) can be downloaded from here. Downloaded application forms completed in all respect with the proof of payment of Rs. 500/- for General and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD category. Challans are to be procured from C.U. Cash Counter and endorsed by the concerned Office of the Secretary before depositing the application fees.

Completed Application Forms except for Education, Sociology, Library & Information science and Women Studies will be received by the Office of the Secretary, UCAC, (College Street Campus, CU), Room No. 3G, Asutosh Building (Ground Floor).

Forms for Education, Sociology and Women Studies will be received by the concerned Department at the Alipur Campus, CU, 1 Reformatory Street, Kolkata – 700 027 within the date and time mentioned above.

Forms for Library & Information Science will be received by the Office of the Department of Library & Information Science, Asutosh Building (3rd Floor), College Street Campus, CU within the date and time mentioned above.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any candidate who has passed the M.A/M. Sc/M. Com/MLIS or equivalent examination of the university with 55% marks in aggregate [SC/ST/PWD (minimum 40% disability) with 50% marks] students in the respective subject/subjects. Students who are taking M.A/M. Sc/M. Com/MLIS or equivalent Part – II Examination and or Final Semester Examination in the above mentioned subjects may also apply provisionally and sit for the Admission Test but their final admission would depend on passing the examination obtained the required marks mentioned above.
  • Candidates of other universities are required to submit the “Equivalence Certificate” from the University of Calcutta (Office of the Registrar) at the time of submission of application form.
  • Candidates of Reserved category of other states are required to submit the “Domicile Certificate” (at least for the period of 10 years) from the competent authority from Central Government or State Government having local jurisdiction over the place of permanent residence of the concerned candidate or his/her parents, as the case may be.


For SC, ST, OBC – A, OBC – B and PWD candidate will be made as per University /Govt. rules.

Reservation of 3% of seats for PWD within each respective category (SC/ST, OBC – A, OBC – B/unreserved of the concerned subject)

100 Point Roster of West Bengal Board of Higher Educational Institution will be followed in the final selection.

Seat Intake of 2018

Courses No. of Seats
Bengali 20
Commerce 19
Education 12
History 09
Hindi 08
Urdu 04
Sociology 04
English 20
Women Studies 08
Library & Information Science 15
Ancient Indian History & Culture 09
Sanskrit 20
Pali 10
Political Science 06
Arabic 05
Persian 02
Philosophy 15
Economics 13

Fee Structure

Rs. 4000/- to be paid by the selected candidates at the time of admission (except Library & Information Science).

For Library & Information Science (a) Rs. 625/- per month for non-sponsored students, (b) Rs. 875/- per month for sponsored Indian students, (c) US $ 1000/- or its equivalent for foreign or NRI students to be paid at the time of admission. [Admission fees: Rs. 500/- and Library fees Rs. 400/- extra].

For more information candidates can check – Information Brochure.

Calcutta University Admissions

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