The University of Burdwan

सा विद्या या विमुक्तये
Learning Leads To Emancipations
 

Head:
Prof. Bhaskar Goswami
Address:
Department of Economics
The University of Burdwan
Golapbag, Bardhaman - 713104
West Bengal, INDIA.
342-2656566, 2656549, 2558554    Extn.
Email   : [email protected]
Website  : http://www.bueconomics.in
Arup Kumar Chattopadhyay
Prof. Arup Kumar Chattopadhyay
Atanu Sengupta
Prof. Atanu Sengupta
Bhaskar Goswami
Prof. Bhaskar Goswami
Maniklal Adhikary
Prof. Maniklal Adhikary
Pravat Kumar Kuri
Prof. Pravat Kumar Kuri
Rajarshi Majumder
Prof. Rajarshi Majumder
Soumyananda Dinda
Prof. Soumyananda Dinda
Soumyendra Kishore Datta
Prof. Soumyendra Kishore Datta
Jhilam Ray
Dr. Jhilam Ray
Suchismita Mondal (Sarkar)
Dr. Suchismita Mondal (Sarkar)
Ph.D. in Economics
Degree Offered:
Ph.D.
Duration:
5 years
Admission Time:
June-July
Eligibility:
As per the current regulations, Course Work programme is pre-requisite to both Ph.D and M.Phil programmes and it will be offered as one semester regular programme of 12 credits. All in-service applicants (including those intending to prosecute Ph.D as part-time scholar) shall have to apply through proper channel. Candidates who wish to avail state-funded fellowships are also to go through this process.
(1) Candidates holding the Master’s Degree of The University of Burdwan or a professional degree considered to be equivalent to the Master’s Degree of The University of Burdwan in the subject concerned or allied/relevant subject, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC-7 point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, may apply to the concerned Secretary of the Faculty Council for Postgraduate Studies concerned in the prescribed form for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in any of the subjects in which the Doctoral Degree may have been instituted.
(2) A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/Differently Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991.
(3) The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualification marks without including the grace mark procedures.
(4) Subject to fulfillment of the conditions stipulated in clause (1) or (2), and (3) above-
(i) candidates who have cleared the full-time regular M. Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7- point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever
grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M. Phil. degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to Ph.D. degree in an integrated doctoral programme. A relaxation of 5% marks from
55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBCB/differently abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time.
(ii) a candidate whose M. Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. Programme.
(iii) candidates possessing a degree, considered equivalent to the M. Phil. degree of The University of Burdwan, from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.
M.Phil. in Economics
Degree Offered:
M.Phil.
Duration:
2 Years
Admission Time:
July-August
Eligibility:
(1) Candidates holding the Master’s Degree of The University of Burdwan or a professional degree considered to be equivalent to the Master’s Degree of The University of Burdwan in the subject concerned or allied/relevant subject, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC-7 point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, may apply to the concerned Secretary of the Faculty Council for Postgraduate Studies concerned in the prescribed form for admission to the M. Phil. Programme in any of the subjects in which the M. Phil. Degree may have been instituted.
(2) A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/Differently Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991.
(3) The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualification marks without including the grace mark procedures.
Course FeesAmountPayable
Course FeeRs.1500.00One Time
M.A. in Economics
Degree Offered:
M.A.
Duration:
2 Years
Admission Time:
June-July
Eligibility:
Minimum marks for admission to the unreserved seats in all MA/MSc/MCom course of studies under Faculty Councils of Science &Arts is 50% at the honours level in the concerned subject as regular course of studies. For candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ DA/ SP categories, eligibility is minimum of 45% marks in honours in the relevant subject.

No candidate having obtained graduation/ post graduate degree from an Open University or through Distance Education Mode is eligible to apply for admission to any courses of post graduate studies.
Course FeesAmountPayable
Price of FormRs.75.00One Time
Admission FeeRs.679.00One Time
Tuition FeeRs.100.00Monthly


Research Projects
PeriodProject NameFunding AgencyP.I./Coordinator
2015-2018Entrepreneurship Development and Formation of Industrial Clusters - Case Study in Selected Urban and Rural Regions in Southern Part of West Bengal University Grants CommissionProf. Soumyendra Kishore Datta
2012-continuingThe Problems of Small Farmers, Crop diversification and Food Security: A Study in Rural West Bengal ICSSRProf. Pravat Kumar Kuri
2011-continuingThe role of Non Farm Sector in Rural Transformation University Grants CommissionDr. Suchismita Mondal (Sarkar)
2011-continuingThe role of Non Farm Sector in Rural Transformation University Grants CommissionDr. Suchismita Mondal (Sarkar)
2009-2011Intergenerational Mobility among Backward Classes University Grants CommissionProf. Rajarshi Majumder
2008-2011Property Right, Dynamics Of Socio-Economic Capability And Peoples University Grants CommissionProf. Soumyendra Kishore Datta
2007-2008Evaluation of Different Implemented Schemes under Sarva Shikhsa Mission - Bardhaman   Prof. Rajarshi Majumder
2005-2008Common Property Resources, Environmental Externalities and Tribal Poverty in Arunachal Pradesh University Grants CommissionProf. Pravat Kumar Kuri
1999-2000A Study of Agricultural Growth and the Cropping Pattern Changes in Assam during 1950-51 to 1994-95 University Grants CommissionProf. Pravat Kumar Kuri
1997-1998A Study of Institutional Changes of Landownership and the need for Land Reform in Arunachal Pradesh University Grants CommissionProf. Pravat Kumar Kuri