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University of Calcutta - Admission to the Ph.D. Program in the Department of the Genetics & Plant Breeding

UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA
Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Science
Admission to the Ph.D. Program
Session: 2023
  • 5 (Five) vacancies exist in the Department for admission to Ph.D. considering the strength and availability of faculty members. Reservation policy in admission will be followed as per the West Bengal State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) rules, 2013.
  • A Ph.D. entrance test followed by an interview (Research Eligibility Test) for Ph.D. programme in Genetics & Plant Breeding will be held on 8th February, 2023 at 01:00 P.M. and same day at 04:00 P.M. respectively.
  • The last date for submission of application 7th, February, 2023.
  • The entrance test will be of 50 marks. The question pattern will be of objective type or short answer type. The Duration of the entrance test will be one hour. (the qualifying marks for Entrance Test will be 50%)
  • An interview will be held on 8th February, 2023 at 04:00 P.M. for entrance test qualified candidates as well as candidates having NET/GATE. Successful candidates will be eligible to register for their Ph.D. in Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding.
  • Eligibility: Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a M.Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade B in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) are eligible to apply. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per UGC Ph.D. Regulations, 2016. Those who have qualified in NET/GATE would be exempted from the Ph.D. entrance test. They may directly submit a statement of purpose or research in brief and appear in the interview.
  • Candidates should apply to the Head, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, in the proforma mentioned below by paying Rs. 100/- through a challan obtainable in the College Street cash counter and Law College Cash Counter of the University of Calcutta or through online by
    • click https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm
    • Check box; Proceed
    • State of corporate/institution: West Bengal; Type of corporate/institution: Educational institutions
    • Educational institute name: CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY ONLINE PAYMENT
    • Select payment category: Entrance fees for Ph.D. program law
    • Remarks: Entrance fees for RET-2023 GENETICS & PLANT BREEDING
  • The application form for admission is available below.
  • Documents to be submitted along with the application form: One passport photo and Self attested copies of testimonials (from Madhyamik (X) onwards, proof of age and certificate supporting reserve category)
Source: caluniv.ac.in

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