UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA
DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE
Advertisement for Enrolment to Ph D Programme in Library & Information Science for the Session 2018-19
Admissions will be made on the basis of a written test, of three hours duration followed by an interview. Candidates with NET/SET/M. Phil are not required to appear in the written test but need to appear in the interview.
The candidates should download the ‘application form’ from the university website for the admission test and interview and submit the same along with the application fee of Rs. 100/- in the proper challan obtainable from the University cash counter (11 am to 1 pm) to the department.
The last date of submission of application forms is 10th April, 2018 (within working hours).
Number of seats for the Ph. D. programme for 2018-2019 is 07 (Seven).
Reservation of SC/ST/PH/OBC etc will be as per 100 points roster applicable as per the rules of the West Bengal Higher Education Institutions (reservation in admission) rules, 2013.
Date and time of Written Test – 21st April, 2018 at 12:00 Noon.
Written test will be held on the following basis: 1st paper – General Studies (MCQ); 80 Marks; Duration: 50 minutes 2nd Paper – Library & Information Science (MCQ); 60 Marks; Duration: 40 minutes 3rd Paper – Library & Information Science (Descriptive); 60 Marks; Duration: 90 minutes
Candidates must obtain qualifying marks in each paper (General – 60% marks, OBC-A & OBC-B – 54% marks and SC/ST/PH – 45% marks) to qualify for interview.
The result of written test will be put up on the notice board of the department on 24th April, 2018.
The interview of the candidates comprised of applicants with NET/SET/M. Phil and qualified candidates in the written test will be held on 28th April, 2018 from 12 Noon in the Department.
The list of qualified candidates for the enrolment to the PhD programme for the session 2018-19 will be published on the Departmental Notice Board in 2nd week of May, 2018.