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University of Calcutta PhD Statistics Admission 2017


Calcutta University Kolkata announces PhD Statistics admission 2017

University of Calcutta Kolkata invites applications for admission to the Programme of PhD in Statistics of the Department of Science, University of Calcutta for the session 2017
PhD Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years since admission (i.e. enrolment)
Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses as stipulated in these Regulations
The women candidates and Persons with Disability (more than 40% disability) may be allowed a relaxation of two years for PhD in the maximum duration. In addition, the women candidates may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of PhD for up to 240 days
No. of Seats: 06


Candidates with M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics and allied subjects from any UGC recognized University/Institute with 55% marks in aggregate (SC/ST/OBC with 50% marks) are eligible to apply
(a) In case of candidates from other Universities, admission for the PhD Program will proceed after determination of equivalence by the relevant University body and fulfillment of the admission criteria
(b) Foreign students will be required to produce clearance from the Govt. of India and/or other appropriate authorities, if any, for admission to the PhD Program
(c) The non-creamy layer certificate has to be submitted by OBC candidates seeking admission under the reserved category
Admission Procedure
The admission procedure consists of a written test followed by an interview for candidates successful in the same
Those who have cleared UGC/CSIR (JRF) Exams/NET/SET (Mathematical Sciences)/ GATE (Mathematics) or hold DST INSPIRE Fellowship/Teachers’ Fellowship or have obtained M.Phil. Degree in Statistics and allied subjects or M. Tech. (QR&OR) degree of ISI prior to the application deadline will be exempted from the written exam but will have to appear in the interview
Written Exam
Structure of the written examination and subsequent process:
There will be 24 short answer type questions of 5 marks each out of which one has to answer 15 questions; the qualifying marks for Entrance Test will be 50%
Candidates successful in the written exam would have to compete with other eligible candidates who have already cleared NET/SET/GATE/M. Phil/M. Tech. (QR&OR) at the interview stage
List of finally selected candidates would be posted in the University Website & Departmental Notice Board
Reservations will be followed as per West Bengal Higher Educational Institutions (Reservations in Admissions) Rules, 2013


Application Forms may be downloaded from the University Website
The filled in application form together with self attested copies of academic documents and reservation certificates should be submitted at the departmental office between 12.00 noon and 03.00 pm on all working days on or before 01st September 2017, after payment of the prescribed application fee of Rs.100/-
Please note that candidates who are eligible for waiver of the written test are also required to complete and submit the application form by the above deadline
For more details visit university website

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 01st September 2017
Date of Common Written Test: 11th September 2017(12 noon – 03 pm)
Result of Common Written Test: 15th September 2017
Date of Interview: 22nd September 2017 (from 12 noon)
Date of Publication of Selection List: 25th October 2017
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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