Calcutta University PhD in Applied Optics and Photonics 2017

PhD Program in Applied Optics and Photonics 2017 at University of Calcutta

The Department of Applied Optics and Photonics, University of Calcutta has invited applications for admission to PhD Programme for 2017 sessions.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants with M.Tech (Optics and Optoelectronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Instrumentation or equivalent), M.Sc.(Tech) in Optics and Optoelectronics, B.Tech. in the relevant field with at least 5 years of R&D experience and M.Sc. (Physics/ Electronics / Biomedical Instrumentation or equivalent), may apply.

Selection Process

Students who have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF) Exams/ NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship or have passed equivalent exams or

Passed the M.Phil/M.Tech /M.D/M.E/M.Pharm or equivalent examination shall not be required to appear at the PhD entrance (written) test.

Exam Pattern

The written examination will be MCQ type. There is no fixed syllabus for the written examination. Graduate level knowledge of Optical Physics, Optics & Optoelectronics, Instrumentation, Electronics and Mathematics is expected.


The Policy of Reservation will apply in accordance with the power conferred by sub section (1) of section 8 of the West Bengal State Higher Educational Institutes (Reservation in Admission) Act 2013 (West Ben Act X of 2013).

How to Apply?

Admission Process will be in accordance with the PhD regulations of the University Available at

Willing applicants must apply in the prescribed proforma (available at University website) along with Rs.100/- paid through a challan at any cash counter of the University.

Important Dates

Last date of Receiving Application Form: February 09th 2017

List of Applicants found eligible for Written Test or Direct Interview: February 13th 2017

Date for PhD Written Test: February 17th 2017

Publication of List of applicants qualified in written test and selected for interview: February 21st 2017

Interview of shortlisted applicants: February 23rd 2017

Calcutta University PhD in Applied Optics and Photonics 2017
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