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RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020
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RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Rabindra Bharati University for Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 or RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to Ph.D. (Bengali), Ph.D. (English), Ph.D. (Sanskrit), Ph.D. (Philosophy), Ph.D. (Political Science) and other courses. RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 is conducted by Rabindra Bharati University.

RBU Ph.D. Admission Test for the year 2020 has been announced by Rabindra Bharati University and will be held on 02/02/2020. The application forms will be available from 06/01/2020 till 23/01/2020. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. Admit card will be available from 29/01/2020. Result is expected to be announced on 10/02/2020.

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RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates having Master’s degree with 55% marks {(50 % for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD (PH)} or its equivalent grade from any UGC recognized University in India or an equivalent degree of a recognized foreign University are eligible to apply for admission to the Ph.D Programme of study in his /her disciplinary subject of study or in a subject of allied discipline or in an inter disciplinary subject. Provided further that a relaxation 5% marks from 55% to 50% {(From 50 to 45 % for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD (PH)} may be given for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September,1991.

Exemption from appearing the Written Entrance Test: The candidates who have qualified NET / SET / GATE or Teacher Fellowship Holder or have passed M.Phil programme, will be exempted from appearing in the written Entrance Test to be conducted by the University. Such candidates will have to appear in the viva-voce/interview only.

RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 06/01/2020 23/01/2020
Admit Card Release Date 29/01/2020 31/01/2020
RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 02/02/2020
  • Declaration of result 10/02/2020 -
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    Important Dates

    Last Date for payment through Payment Gateway24/01/2020 (up to 4.00 p.m.)
    Publication of Eligibility List of the selected candidates on the University Website 27/01/2020 (after 4.00 p.m.) 
    Evaluation of papers03/02/2020
    Publication of CET Result 10/02/2020
    Date of Viva-voce12/02/2020 to 13/02/2020 
    Publication of 1st Provisional Merit List18/02/2020 on the University website (after 4 p.m.)
    Provisional online Admission of 1st Merit List19/02/2020 to 22/02/2020 
    Confirmation of Admission26/02/2020
    Commencement of Classes26/02/2020

    General Instructions and Information to the Applicants

    • No student will participate in, abet or propagate ragging in the University campus and hostels as per order of the Honorable Supreme Court.
    • Candidates already in employment must apply through proper channel
    • Candidates admitted elsewhere in any degree course must submit certificate or any other relevant document showing cancellation from the said degree course at the time of admission. Failing which,  his/her candidature will be treated as cancelled. 
    • No candidate will be allowed for admission to two or more concurrent degree courses in the same University (regular/external) in the same calendar year.  
    • Candidates interested in admission will be required to collect all information regarding interview/test and admission dates in this regard from the University Website: www.rbu.ac.in
    • Admission of a candidate will be cancelled if any information given by him/her is found to be wrong or suppressed. \
    • Submission of application Forms for admission does not imply any right to admission and selection for admission does not assure accommodation in University Hostels.
    • The list of the Candidates selected for interview/written test /admission will generally be treated as cancelled as soon as the corresponding last date is over.
    • Candidates are allowed to apply for one subject only.
    • Duly filled-in downloaded application form should be signed by the candidate and his/her parent/guardian at the given spaces of the form.  
    • The duly filled-in application form along with self-attested copies of all mark sheets, certificates and other relevant documents and copy of Bank payment receipt, has to be retained by the candidate.
    • The applicant is not required to submit the hard copy of duly filled-in downloaded Application Form to the University. However, the hard copy of duly filled-in downloaded Application Form along with self-attested copies of all mark sheets, certificates and other relevant documents and copy of payment receipt will be required only at the later stage if the candidate is provisionally selected for admission.
    • In case of any disputes, the decision of the University will be final and binding to all concerned.

    RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

     Rs.250/-+ additional charge of Bank (Rs.150/- + additional charge of Bank for PWD candidates)  

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    How to Apply: 

    The applicants are advised to follow the instructions noted hereunder while filling up  Application Forms online: 

    • In order to apply online, applicants have to register themselves first. 
    • During registration, applicant will be asked to provide an e-mail id and a mobile number, these must be valid ones because initial login password will be sent to the provided e- mail id and mobile number via SMS, and in future, all correspondences in this regard may be made to these e-mail id and the given mobile no. via SMS.
    • Applicants must provide valid email id & mobile number. else the registration process will not be completed. 
    • After registration, the password will be sent to the registered e-mail id and mobile number.
    • It is recommended that the applicant should change their password on the first log in, if required. 
    • After successful login, applicant will be required to select course(s) he / she may wish to apply and check the eligibly first. Once found eligible he / she can fill up rest of the Admission Form.
    • An applicant will be required to upload his / her scanned Photograph and Signature during filling up the admission form, therefore, he/she is advised to keep these ready before filling up the admission form.
    • If the applicant does not have all required information at the time of filling the form, he/she can save the incomplete application as a draft (by clicking on ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’ button) and log out. Later, by login back to his/her account again he/she may complete the rest of application form.
    • After filling up all required information to submit the same, applicant must agree with the given declaration, clicking on check box. It is important to note that, once it is submitted, the information already entered cannot be altered under any circumstances. Therefore, they are advised to be sure about the accuracy and relevance of the filled up information before clicking the submit button.
    • After Submission of the application, applicant will be able to download or take print out of the filled up ‘Application Form’ bearing the AIN (Application Identification Number) and his / her other information relating to instructions for payment of Application Processing Fees through Payment Gateway. Application shall be summarily rejected, if payment is not made as per instructions given in the auto- generated Instruction Sheet for Payment.
    • The automatically generated AIN (Application Identification Number) number shall be treated as unique identification number for an application during the admission process. Therefore, any Application Form erroneously downloaded and printed without automatically generated AIN (Application Identification Number) will not be accepted under any circumstances.
    • The applications, once applied by the Applicant cannot be cancelled or altered and the amount paid for the same by the Applicant is not refundable. All amount(s) paid by the Applicant, for application to the course(s) offered by ‘Rabindra Bharati University’ shall stand appropriated. In case of multiple payments, being processed for a single application, the extra amount may be refunded to the Applicant after verification, if applied for.

    RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Syllabus

    • Written Entrance Test will be of 100 marks. Total duration of the Test will be 3(three hours).
    • Written Entrance Test will have two halves of 50 marks each.
    • First half will be common to all candidates belonging to Faculties of Arts, Fine Arts and Visual Arts. This half will be based on Research Methodology. It will include 50 questions of one mark each in MCQ mode having for four options of answer - A,B,C & D. This half will be known as Common Research Aptitude Test.  
    • Second half will be subject-oriented. It will include Objective Type Questions (10 marks), Short Answer Type Questions (20 marks) and Essay writing on given topic or areas of interest of the candidate etc. {(within 300 words) (20 marks)}.

    RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Start Date 29/01/2020
    Admit Card Download End Date 31/01/2020    11:55 pm

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    RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 02/02/2020
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    RBU Ph.D. Admission Test 2020 Results

    Result Declaration10/02/2020

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    Admission Procedure for Ph.D Programmes:

    All the candidates (other than exempted candidates as mentioned above) will have to appear for a written Entrance Test, and if qualified, have to appear for an interview/viva-voce to be conducted by the respective Department Research Committee.

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