University of Calcutta PhD Admissions 2020 in Genetics

University of Calcutta PhD Admissions 2020 in Genetics

 

 

About the University of Calcutta

 

Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in the Department of Genetics. Candidates willing to pursue research work leading subsequently to the Ph.D. (Sc.) degree in Genetics, University of Calcutta, should apply in plain paper in the format attached herewith
(downloadable from University Website) to the Head of the Department and send it to the email IDs: hodgenetics2013@gmail.com and msgntcs@caluniv.ac.in. The eligible candidate will have to appear for an online written MCQ examination, the details of which are appended below. Successful candidates will be called for an online interview where apart from answering fundamental questions, they are also expected to discuss their research interest/area based on a Statement of Purpose (SoP). The candidate needs to submit a SoP, within 1000 words during initial application. The final selection for joining the PhD program of this department along with the allocation of supervisor will be made on the basis of this Interview. The candidates seeking admission in the PhD programme must have obtained at least 55% of marks in aggregate in their M.Sc. examination from any UGC recognized university/ at least 50% of marks in M.Phil. Those candidates who have already passed UGC-CSIR (JRF) NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship or equivalent examination or passed M.Phil/M.Tech or equivalent examination need not appear for the written test. Nevertheless, they are to submit a complete application including the SoP. Self-attested copies of all testimonials must be submitted by the candidate along with the application for it to be considered complete in all respects. Incomplete applications will not be entertained. Department of Genetics presently has 8 vacancies for which reservation policies would follow as per the asset by the Higher Education Department, Govt. of West Bengal vide Notification no. 07-Edn (U)/IU-89/13 dated 2nd January, 2014 [according to West Bengal State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2013]

 

 

Important Dates

 

1. Last date of submission of application: 28.08.2020 (by 5.30 pm)
2. List of eligible candidates for written examination to be conveyed via email: 29.08.2020
3. Date of RET (written part) Examination (MCQ type: 50 questions: duration: 12 noon1pm): 01.09. 2020
4. Date of declaration of results of the written part of RET (to be conveyed via email: ) on: 03.09.2020
5. Date of RET interview for successful candidates in the RET written part and also for the candidates who have already cleared eligibility tests like NET/SET/SLET/ GATE and equivalent exams or those having M. Phil., or M.Tech.: 07.09.2020 (12 noon onwards)
6. Date of declaration of the names of successful candidates will be notified in due course. The syllabus for RET written examination will be fundamentally based on the current M.Sc. (Genetics) syllabus of the University of Calcutta (downloadable from university website). However, knowledge of Chemistry and basics of computer applications would also be tested

 

Eligibility

 

The candidates seeking admission in the PhD programme must have obtained at least 55% of marks in aggregate in their M.Sc. examination from any UGC recognized university/ at least 50% of marks in M.Phil.

Those candidates who have already passed UGC-CSIR (JRF) NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship or equivalent examination or passed M.Phil/M.Tech or equivalent examination need not appear for the written test. Nevertheless, they are to submit a complete application including the SoP.

 

How to apply

 

Candidates willing to pursue research work leading subsequently to the Ph.D. (Sc.) degree in Genetics, University of Calcutta, should apply in plain paper in the format given in the notification below to the Head of the Department and send it to the email IDs: hodgenetics2013@gmail.com and msgntcs@caluniv.ac.in.

Self-attested copies of all testimonials must be submitted by the candidate along with the application for it to be considered complete in all respects. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.

RET 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for RET written examination will be fundamentally based on the current M.Sc. (Genetics) syllabus of the University of Calcutta.

However, knowledge of Chemistry and basics of computer applications would also be tested.

 

 

Contact

 

hodgenetics2013@gmail.com and msgntcs@caluniv.ac.in.

 

 

For more details refer the Official Website :   https://www.caluniv.ac.in/

 

 

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