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University of Calcutta PhD Program in Applied Optics & Photonics 2017

University of Calcutta Admission Notice for PhD Programme 2017

The Department of Applied Optics and Photonics, University of Calcutta will be admitting a maximum of Three (3) students to the PhD Programme of the Dept., subject to the suitability of the applicants for session 2017

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates with M. Tech (Optics and Optoelectronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Instrumentation or equivalent), M.Sc.(Tech) in Optics and Optoelectronics, B. Tech. in the relevant field with at least 5 years of R&D experience and M.Sc. (Physics/ Electronics / Biomedical Instrumentation or equivalent), may apply

Selection Process

Students who have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF) Exams/ NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship or have passed equivalent exams or

Passed the M.Phil/M.Tech /M.D/M.E/M Pharm or equivalent examination shall not be required to appear at the PhD entrance (written) test

Exam Pattern

The written examination will be MCQ type. There is no fixed syllabus for the written examination. Graduate level knowledge of Optical Physics, Optics & Optoelectronics, Instrumentation, Electronics and Mathematics is expected


The Policy of Reservation will apply in accordance with the power conferred by sub section (1) of section 8 of the West Bengal State Higher Educational Institutes (Reservation in Admission) Act 2013 (West Ben Act X of 2013)

How to Apply

Admission Process will be in accordance with the PhD regulations of the University Available at

Willing candidates should apply in the prescribed proforma (available at University website) along with Rs.100/- paid through a challan at any cash counter of the University

For more details, please visit the site:

Important Dates

Last Date of Receiving Application Form: 09th February 2017

List of Candidates found eligible for Written Test or Direct Interview 13th February 2017

Date for PhD Admission Written Test: 17th February 2017

Publication of List of candidates qualified in written test and selected for interview: 21st February 2017

Interview of shortlisted candidates 23rd February 2017

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