The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, is a premier resaerch institute in
eastern India that emphasises inter–disciplinary scholarship. Since its
inception, it has accepted scholars wishing to pursue their PhDs with specific faculty
advisors at the Centre. Applicants may currently choose from any of the following areas
of work: Economics, History, Political Science, Geography, Sociology / Social
Anthropology, Development Studies, Women Studies, and Cultural Studies, and
Selected candidates will have to carry out research under the supervision of a member of the CSSSC faculty and will have to register for a PhD degree with Jadavpur University, Kolkata, to which the Centre's PhD Programme is affiliated.