The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, was founded in February 1973. Financed primarily by matching grants from the ICSSR and the Government of West Bengal, the Centre has full academic autonomy, is designed to function democratically and is proud of its impeccable record of public accountability.
Academic and administrative matters at the Centre are under the control of a Board of Governors consisting of representatives of the Central and State governments, the ICSSR, the UGC, the universities of West Bengal and the Centre’s faculty.READ MORE
The Current Faculty at CSSSC comprises of eminent academicians in History, Economics, Cultural Studies, Political Science and Development Studies who are known for their contributions to advanced research, globally.READ MORE
CSSSC is proud of its internationally reputed scholars of great diversity and achievements. The past faculty and founding members include Amiya Bagchi, Partha Chatterjee, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Barun De, Amitav Ghosh, Ramachandra Guha and many other eminent academics of highest standing in India and abroad.READ MORE
The Registrar heads the Administration at the Centre and coordinates between the faculty and the administrative staff. Any queries and comments on academic and administrative matters may be addressed to the Registrar.READ MORE
The programme is meant for research students in India who wish to pursue doctoral research but have not enrolled in any doctoral programme or any other full–time taught course.READ MORE