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University of Calcutta Admission PhD Biotechnology 2017

Admission to PhD Programme in Biotechnology 2017

University of Calcutta (CU) Kolkata invites applications, for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Biotechnology offered at the Department of Biotechnology for the session 2017


Maximum Number of seats available for the PhD Programme – 14

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates 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

The admission procedure consists of a written examination followed by interview for candidates successful in the same

The candidates 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 of seats as per the West Bengal Higher Education Institutions (Reservation in admission rules, 2013]

How to Apply

Candidates can obtain the application form from

Candidates 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

For further details regarding the new regulations and admission procedure for PhD programmes in general, Calcutta University Website may be referred to (

Important Dates

Deadline for Submission of Application Form: 16th February 2017

Issuance of admit cards to the eligible candidates for the written test 20th February 2017

Date of Written Test for PhD Entrance Exam: 23rd February 2017

Merit list for selection Interview: 01st March 2017

Date of selection Interview: 06th March 2017

University of Calcutta, Kolkata

(Department of Biotechnology), Head & Coordinator, Dept of Biotechnology & GCGEB 35, Ballygunge, Circular Road, Kolkata-700019, Website

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