Kalyani University Ph.D and M.Phil Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Application Form, Entrance

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Kalyani University offers Ph.D in 23 disciplines and M.Phil. in 12 disciplines.  The minimum eligibility required for admission to both M.Phil. and PhD programs is a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline. The application process for the research courses begins in May and forms can be filled online on Kalyani University website.

The University selects students for admission to the research programs through Kalyani University Research Eligibility Test (KURET) followed by interview with the respective Departmental Research Committee. Candidates who have qualified UGC NET or SET or SLET are exempted from taking the entrance test for Ph.D programs. 

Application fee for Ph.D and M.Phil programs is INR 400 for General candidates & OBC candidates and INR 200 for SC / ST candidates. Differently abled (PD) candidates can fill the application by paying INR 160 on SBI collect website. Check Kalyani University Admission 2019.

How To Apply

Application for m.Phil and Ph.D program can be filled online by visiting the university website. To complete the process successfully, applicants can follow the given steps:

  1. Visit Kalyani University Website.
  2. Cick on "Online Application" link
  3. The Application Form Submission is a 2 step process.
  4.  Fill the online form giving academic details (Step - 1) and personal details (Step - 2).
  5. Applicant should upload scanned photograph and signature file. 
  6. After providing all mandatory details click on "Submit" to submit the application.
  7. An Application I.D. will be created & details will be displayed on the screen.
  8. Applicants need to note down the Application I.D and Email and Mobile No correctly
  9. Verification for payments will be done after 48 hours. Applicants can print their Application Receipt after verification.

Depositing the Payment :

  1. Visit the Link for payment.
  2. Select 'SBI Bank Collect' from the menu.
  3. On the 'SBI Bank Collect' page, select 'State of Corporate/Institution' (West Bengal) and 'Type of Corporate/Institution' (Educational Institutions) from the drop down Menu and click GO.
  4. Select from Educational Institutions name 'University of Kalyani A/C SBC' from the drop down Menu and click Submit.
  5. Provide the payment details such as 'Application I.D.' Name of the Applicant' 'Date of Birth' etc. and click submit.
  6. Confirm the payment details, and make payment through Net Banking/Card Payment/Other Payment modes.
  7. Application fee is INR 400 for General candidates & OBC candidates and INR 200 for SC / ST candidates. For differently able (PD) candidates INR 160.

Generation of Merit List: Merit List of Applicants selected provisionally in different Courses and categories will be notified on the University website.

Documents Required

  1. Valid ID proof.
  2. Marksheets of 10th, 12th, graduation and postgraduate program.
  3. Admit card and scorecard of Entrance exam.


M.PhilAccounting & Finance55% Marks in M.Com./ M.A. / M.Sc. In Economics/  CA/CMA/CS/PGDM
FolkloreM.A. in Language and Literature(Bengali, English, Sanskrit )/ M.A. in Social Science/M.A. in Fine Arts or Equivalent
Physical Education55 % marks in M. P. Ed.
History55% Marks in M.A. (History)
EducationM.A. / M.Sc. in Education with 55% marks
Environmental Science55% Marks in M.Sc. ( Environmental Science / Chemistry/ Allied discipline)
Political Science55 % marks in M.A. (Political Science)
Hindi55% Marks in M.A. (Hindi)
Library & Information Science55% Marks in M. Lib.I.Sc.
55% Marks in M.A. (Bengali)
Economics55% Marks in M.A/M.Sc. (Economics)
Philosophy55% Marks in M.A (Philosophy)

Note: 40% marks in relevant subject are required for SC/ST category candidates.

Admission Process

Selection of the candidate to the above mentioned courses is done on the basis of Kalyani University Research Eligibility Test (KURET) and interview by the Departmental Research Committee.

The entrance test for M.Phil. programs is held separately for each discipline. Although the pattern of the test also varies according to the specialization, it does test a candidate’s knowledge of research methodologies and the subject of specialization.

Kalyani university conducts a Common Entrance Test for M.Phil. & Ph. D courses. This Entrance test will be conducted in the model of NET-UGC/CSIR, SET and such other examination.

The Ph. D. and M.Phil. Common Entrance Test (EEARP) will be held with OMR sheets based on 50 MCQ type question carrying 2 marks each. Selected candidates have to produce No Objection Certificate from their Employer during the time of Admission.

Applicants who meet any one of the following criteria are exempted from the KURET:

Candidate who has qualified in NET/SLET/SET/GATE/KURAT/KURET/EEARP or any other National or State level test for pursuing teaching or research.


The applicant, who was admitted through the admission test in M.Phil./M.Tech. course (other than five years integrated M.Tech. course) and has obtained M.Phil./M.Tech. Degree from this University or any other University/ Institute recognized by this University.


Whole time teacher of this University or any other University /Institute/ Government Aided college .

Qualifying marks in written examination (EEARP)50%
Final Selection will be based on
Academic achievement80%

Note: Applicants must bring the enclosures provided in ‘How to apply’ section at the time of admission for verification.

Admission Dates

M.Phil and Ph.D

Online Application Starts on24.05.2020
Online application closes on04.06.2020
SBI Payment Closes on04.06.2020
Publication of List of eligible candidates for Entrance Test12.06.2020
Date of entrance test (Written)19.06.2020 
Publication of results of written test26.06.2020  
Interviewon or before 05.07.2020
Publication of merit lists11.07.2020
Date of admission17.07.2020 to 19.07.2020

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



Safia yasmin

Is there any need for synopsis in phd

10 Jan, 2019 10:51
sukanta mondal

My B.ed course end June. Can I apply ph.d course in education

28 Oct, 2018 01:55
Akansha Expert

Hi Sukanta, You can apply with full fill the requirement of the University as on the official website for the application.

30 Oct, 2018 16:47
Supendra Subba

If admission for m.phill starts from 8th of dec. Then can i apply for this now ?

26 Aug, 2018 12:40
Ritika Sharma

Hi Supendra, No you can not apply before 8 Dec because admission starts from 08th Dec, 2018 - 23rd Dec, 2018.

27 Aug, 2018 14:35
Moumita santra

How to apply for m.phil

18 Dec, 2018 21:49
Akansha Expert

Hi Moumita, You may please check the official website to get the online admission or application portal.

19 Dec, 2018 13:16

Very Informative

31 May, 2018 13:47

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