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University of Calcutta announces PhD Admission in Chemistry 2017


University of Calcutta Admission to PhD in Chemistry, January 2017

University of Calcutta, Kolkata (Dept. of Chemistry), invites application forms from the eligible candidates for admission into PhD Programme in Chemistry for the Academic session commencing in January 2017.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates shall have a Master’s degree or a degree declared equivalent to the Master’s Degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body of this University, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed)

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently Abled candidates

Selection Process

The final selection will be made on the basis of the overall performance of the candidates

Note: Candidates who already cleared the UGC/CSIR (JRF) Exams/NET/SET/SLET /GATE or have obtained DST INSPIRE Fellowship/Teacher fellowship or have passed equivalent exams or passed the M.Phil./ M.Tech /M.D/M.E./ M.Pharm or equivalent exam, need to appear at the interview directly, skipping the written test


Reservation policy shall be followed as per West Bengal Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2013

Seats Available

At present, approximately a maximum of 33 students will be taken for the PhD Programme

How to Apply

Candidates must download the application forms from the university website

Candidates willing to pursue their research work, leading subsequently to PhD (Sc.) Degree of the University of Calcutta, should apply in the format given below after paying Rs.100/ in the University Cash Counter (as application fee for PhD admission) through a challan obtainable from the cash Counter at Calcutta University

All candidates should apply in plain paper using the format supplied to “University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Department of Chemistry, University College of Science, Rashbehari Shiksha Prangan, 92, APC Road, Kolkata-700009”

For more details, please visit website

Important Dates

Last Date of Application to the HOD, Chemistry, CU, is within 10 days from the date of Advt.

A written MCQ Exam will be held in the dept. on 16th February 2017 at 03.00 PM

University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Department of Chemistry, University College of Science, Rashbehari Shiksha Prangan, 92, APC Road, Kolkata-700009, Website

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