PhD Admission open for 101 seats in Presidency University Kolkata for 2018-19

Kolkata: Presidency University Kolkata, a public state university in West Bengal, has invited online applications for admission to PhD programmes. The following disciplines are available for the session 2018-2019:Life Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Geology and Physics. The applicants should be UGC – CSIR NET / NET – LS qualified candidates.

The last date of application is 25 January 2018.


The category-wise available seat matrix for the entry into Ph.D programme (Science) for the session 2018-19 is as follows:

Department                     No. of Post

Life Sciences                        26

Chemistry                             30

Geography                             5

Geology                                25

Physics                                   15

Desire Qualification: Candidates for admission to the Ph.D program shall have a Master’s degree with at least 55% of marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.

Age relaxation: A relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B as per UGC guide lines.

Selection Procedure: All eligible candidates will have to appear at an interview / test, conducted by the Departmental PhD. Selection Committee of the University. In interview the candidates will be expected to discuss their research interests. Following the admission procedure, a list of qualified candidates (preferably mentioning their areas of research interest(s)) will be published and displayed by the University through the respective faculty offices and official website.

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of University Kolkata.

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