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University of Calcutta PhD in Zoology 2017

University of Calcutta Admission to PhD Program in Zoology 2017

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

No. of vacancies is 35 (thirty five seats)

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have a Master’s degree in relevant discipline from any of the UGC recognised universities. The eligible candidates will be take Research Eligibility Test as per the schedule

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected for PhD in Zoology program on the basis of their performance in the entrance test conducted by the university

Candidates who have qualified M. Phil/NET/GATE in any branch of Life Sciences are exempted from the written examination and will need to appear at the interview only


The policy of reservation will apply in accordance with the power conferred by subsection (1) of section 8 of the W.B. State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act 2013 (West Ben Act X of 2013)

How to Apply

Application forms can be downloaded from the C.U. website and filled in forms are to be submitted at the office of the Dept. of Zoology after payment of Rs.100/- only at the C.U. cash counter. The form and challan needs to be signed by the Head, Dept. of Zoology

For more details, see the link

Important Dates

The eligible candidates will take Research Eligibility Test as per the following schedule:

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 06th March 2017

Date of Admission Test: 10th March 2017

Date of Interview: 16th March 2017

Venue: Dept. of Zoology, University of Calcutta, 35 Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata-700019

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