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University of Calcutta - Research Eligibility Test (RET) 2022 for Enrolment in the Ph.D. (Sc) Program in Physiology

Department of Physiology
Research Eligibility Test (RET) 2022 for Enrolment in the Ph.D. (Sc.) Program in Physiology
Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. (Sc.) program of the Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta. The candidates are advised to apply in the prescribed application format (vide below) and submit the duly filled in applications along with selfattested photocopies of relevant/supporting documents to the office of the Head of the Department of Physiology, 92, APC Road, Calcutta 700009, University of Calcutta.

A maximum of 49 (forty nine) Ph.D. students may be accommodated if found suitable. Final admission for PhD program are subject to the rules and regulation of the University and the Government notification for reservation rules with notification no. 07-Edn (U)/IU-89/13 dated 2nd January, 2014.The allocation of the supervisors will be finalized by the evaluation through RET.

Candidates having M.Sc. degree will have to appear in an admission test followed by an interview. Candidates who have cleared NET / GATE / SLET / equivalent examinations are exempted from the admission test and entitled directly to appear in the interview.

RET Schedule:
  • The last date for accepting application form through email: 19.12.2022 (Monday)
  • Written examination [offline mode]: 28.12.2022(Wednesday), time: 01:00 P.M. in the Dept.
  • Tentative date Declaration of the results of written test: 04.01.2023
  • Interview [Offline] of eligible candidates: 11th January 2023 (time: 12:00 Noon) in the Dept.
Mode of written test
A one-hour written examination will be held in the Dept. of Physiology. The question will be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) based on the syllabus (vide below)

Notification of selected candidates for enrolment in the Ph.D. program will be announced in the University website, displayed on the departmental notice board.

*Qualifying RET does neither ensure any financial support nor guarantee registration for the Ph.D. degree.

For further details regarding the new regulations and admission procedure for Ph.D. programme in general, the website of the University of Calcutta may be referred to (

Please Note: Related to Application Form
Self-attested photocopies of all relevant testimonials [e.g. Certificate if belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PC, Final mark sheet and certificate of M.Sc. (if applicable), Evidence (if any) of qualifying NET/GATE/SLET/equivalent examinations] must be submitted by the candidate along with the application form. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.

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