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Application deadline extends for Visva-Bharati University Admission: PhD for 338 seats and MPhil for 156 Seats

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Shanti Niketan, West Bengal: Visva-Bharati University, a Central University and an Institute of national Importance, has extended the closing date for submission of application to 25 September 2020 amid COVID 19 pandemic.

Admission 2020 is available for UG, PG, MPhil & PhD, PG Diploma, Certificate other programmes.

Key Dates: The application deadline is extended to 25 September 2020. Earlier the closing date was 15 September 2020.

Visva-Bharati is dream destination for students. Here, SkillOutlook presents details for MPhil and PhD Admission.

Total Vacant Seats for MPhil and PhD: The total number of PhD seats are 338 while for MPhil are 156. PhD and MPhil seats are available across the university’s eight Bhavanas/Vibhaga (Institutes.

These 8 institutes are as followed: Bhasha-Bhavana (Institute of Languages, Literature & Culture), Vidya-Bhavana (Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences), Siksha-Bhavana (Institute of Science),  Sangit-Bhavana (Institute of Music, Dance & Drama), Kala-Bhavana (Institute of Fine Arts), Palli-Samgathana Vibhaga (Institute of Rural Reconstruction), Palli-Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture) and Vinaya-Bhavana (Institute of Education).

Modalities of Entrance Test:

The University shall admit applicants by a two stage process through:

(a) An Entrance Test which is to be qualified with qualifying marks of 50%. The syllabus of the Entrance Test consist of 50% of research methodology and 50% will be subject specific.

(b) An interview/viva-voce, which is mandatory for all applicants, to be organized by the department/centre when the applicants are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before the Departmental Research Committee.

Candidates can download Prospectus 2020 from the official website of the university: www.visvabharati.ac.in

Key Dates: Online application process for admission to different courses has started from 10 August 2020 and will continue until midnight of 15 September 2020.

Name of Departments No of MPhil Seats No of PhD Seats
Bengali 17 Bengali 12
Centre for Comparative Literature 3 Centre for Modern European Languages, Literatures and Culture Studies 2
English 17 Comparative Literature 2
Hindi 17 Dept. of Arabic, Persian, Urdu & Islamic Studies 5
Odia 15 English 3
Sanskrit 13 Indo Tibetan 5
Santali 3 Japanese 8
Tamil 1 Odia 6
Sanskrit 15
Tamil 2
Hindi 5
TOTAL 86 65
 Ancient Indian History,Culture & Archaeology 17  Ancient Indian History,Culture & Archaeology 7
Economics 17 Economics 12
History 7 Geography 3
 Centre for Woman’s Studies 1 Philosophy & Comparative Religion 2
Anthropology 3
 Centre for Journalism & Mass Communication 1
History 5
Total 42 Total 33
Biotechnology 3
Botany 14
Chemistry 34
Computer Science 8
Environmental Science 10
Integrated Science 22
Mathematics 15
Physics 13
Statistics 6
Zoology 10
Total 135
Hindusthani Classical Music 10 Hindusthani Classical Music 11
 Rabindra Sangit,Dance & Drama 18  Rabindra Sangit,Dance & Drama 8
Total 28 Total 19
Design (Ceramic & Glass) & Design 2
Department of History of Art 5
Total 7
CODE: 06
Department of Rural Studies 2
 Department of Social Work 11
 Department of Lifelong learning (REC) 5
Silpa Sadana 10
Total 28
Department of Agricultural Economics 2
Department of Agricultural Statistics 3
Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry 5
Department of Agricultural Entomology 4
Department of Plant Pathology 2
Department of Agronomy 12
Department of Horticulture & PostHarvest Technology 1
Department of Agricultural Extension 5
Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding 5
Physiology 1
Physical Education unit of PSB 1
Total 41
Education 8
Physical Education 2
Total 10
G.Total 156 G.Total 338

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the interested candidates should refer Admission  Prospectus uploaded on the official website of http://vbu.ucanapply.com/entrance

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