University of Calcutta was established in 1857 and is recognised as a Five Star University and a Centre with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. It invites application from eligible candidates to the PhD Programme in Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics.
Name of Programme and Number of Seats
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics: 9 seats
- Deadline for Submission of Application Form and 12 copies of Statement of Purpose: 5 March 2013
- Date of Admission Test: 7 March 2013 at 12 noon
- Date of Interview: 8 March 2013 at 12 noon
Educational Qualification: Candidate should have a Post graduate degree in any of the following viz,; Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences from any UGC recognized University are eligible to appear in the Examination.
Those who have qualified in NET/GATE/SLET or already obtained M.Phil degree would be exempted from the RET examination.
The candidates will be selected on the basis of Admission Test and interview by the university. The admission test will have Mulitple Choice Questions (MCQs) The covering the basis of Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Test of Reasoning and Computer literacy.
It shall be followed by interview of all the candidates qualifying the written test including the candidates who have qualified NET/ GATE/SLET/ SET ICMR/ DBT/ or have MPhil Degree or equivalent examination
The selected candidates shall be placed under the supervision of Prof. Sarmistha Raychaudhuri, Dr. Sukla Ghosh, Dr. Sudip Kundu, Dr. Ansuman Lahiri, Dr. Sumita Sengupta, Dr. Runa Sur, and Dr. Avijit Datta (Presidency College).
Application Fee and Mode of Payment
Candidates are requested to deposit application fee of Rs100 either by cash or DD through duly filled in C.U. Challan, endorsed by the Head of the Department.
How to Apply
Candidates are required to submit duly filled in application form along with a challan, against the payment, is to be endorsed by the Head of Department (HOD). The application should be sent to
The Head of the Department,
Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics
University of Calcutta
92 APC Road, Kolkata-700009,
West Bengal, India.
To obtain further details, please visit http://www.caluniv.ac.in/admission%20notice/application_frame.htm