Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Science, University of Calcutta has invited applications for admission to PhD Programme in Genetics and Plant Breeding for the academic year 2016-17.
University of Calcutta was established in 1857 and is recognised as a Five Star University and a Centre with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.
It invites application from eligible candidates to the PhD Program in Genetics & Plant Breeding
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program in Genetics & Plant Breeding – 06 Seats
The Last Date for Submission of Application Form from the Dept.: 06th June 2016
Date of Research Eligibility Test (RET): 07th June 2016 at 02.00 pm
Educational Qualification: M.Sc (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding with at least 50% Marks obtained in (or allied disciplines subject to endorsement by the concerned PhD Committee) from any UGC recognized University are eligible to appear in the Examination. Those who have qualified in NET/GATE/SLET or already obtained M.Phil degree would be exempted from the RET exam
The candidates will be selected on the basis of Research Eligibility Test (RET) and interview by the university. RET will be of 50 marks and contain multiple choice questions or short answer type that should be completed in 1 hour.
An interview will be for RET qualified as well as NET/GATE/SLET qualified candidates. A seminar of 10 minutes duration is to be given on work plan for each candidate.
The qualifying marks will be 40% of the total marks separately in each exam.
Candidates are requested to deposit application fee of Rs.100/- either by cash or DD through duly filled in C.U. Challan, endorsed by the Head of the Department.
Candidates are required to submit duly filled in application form along with a challan, against the payment, is to be endorsed by the Head of Department (HOD).
The application should be sent to Head, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Science, Calcutta University.
To obtain further details, please visit www.caluniv.ac.in
Head of Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Science, University of Calcutta, 35, B.C. Road, Kolkata, Website www.caluniv.ac.in