PhD Admission 2017 in Biotechnology through Entrance Test
University of Calcutta, Kolkata has invited applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Biotechnology offered at the Department of Biotechnology for 2017 sessions.
Intake: Maximum Number of seats available for the PhD Programme – 14 seats.
Eligibility Criteria for PhD Biotechnology Admission
Applicants with M.Sc. in any branch of Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics from any UGC recognized University of Institute with 55% marks in aggregate (SC, ST & OBC with 50% marks) will be eligible to apply.
Selection Procedure for University of Calcutta Admission
The admission procedure consists of a written examination followed by interview for applicants successful in the same.
The applicants who have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF)/NET/ SET /SLET/ valid GATE/ Teacher Fellowship/ Inspire Fellowship or have passed equivalent examinations or passed the M.Phil examination shall not be required to appear at the PhD entrance test; however, they are to appear for the interview.
Reservation: Reservation of seats as per the West Bengal Higher Education Institutions (Reservation in admission rules, 2013).
How to Apply?
Applicants can obtain the application form from www.caluniv.ac.in
Applicants need to pay application fee of Rs.100/- (in cash only) in the University Cash Counter.
The completed application form along with self-attested copies of M.Sc./B.Tech and NET/ SET/ SLET/ GATE/ M.Phil/SC/ST/OBC certificates (if applicable) will have to be submitted at the departmental office.
Important Dates for PhD in Biotechnology 2017
Deadline for Submission of Application Form: February 16th 2017
Issuance of admit cards to the eligible applicants for the written test: February 20th 2017
Date of Written Test for PhD Admission: February 23rd 2017
Merit list for selection Interview: March 01st 2017
Date of selection Interview: March 06th 2017