University of Calcutta, Kolkata announced Ph.D admission in Chemistry

University of Calcutta, Kolkata announced Ph.D admission in Chemistry

University of Calcutta, Kolkata has invited application forms from eligible candidates for admission into Ph.D. program in chemistry for academic session commencing in 2016.


The University of Calcutta was founded on January 24, 1857.The court of directors of east India company sent an order in 1854 to the governor general of India in council and gave suggestions to establish universities of Calcutta, madras and Bombay.

The university has adopted the pattern of the University of London with some modifications.


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And many other courses are available.

University campuses

  • Ashutosh siksha prangan-college street campus
  • Rashbehari siksha prangan-rajabazar science college
  • Taraknath palit siksha prangan-ballygunge science college
  • Sahid kshudiram siksha prangan-alipore campus
  • B.T. road campus
  • Hazra road campus-law college
  • Viharilal home science campus
  • University health service,goenka hospital diagnostic research centre
  • Haringhata campus
  • University press and book depot
  • Baruipur campus
  • University grounds and tent
  • University rowing club
  • Technology campus ,salt lake


Should possess master’s degree in relevant discipline from well recognized university


Short listing or selection of candidates for the course will be done on the basis of their performance in written test marks and personal interview held by university

Students who have cleared NET/SET/SLET/GATE/teacher fellowship /M.Phil./M.Tech/equivalent examination will have to appear directly for the interview

Note to remember

Written MCQ examination of 1 hour will be held on 21st November 2016 at 12.00 noon

Syllabus for examination will be B.Sc. (hons.) &M.Sc.

Sets will be according to the specialization selected by the candidate

Candidate is free to select the specialization

Candidates who passed the written test will be called for interview on the same day at 3.00 pm in the department

Overall performance of the candidate will be the basis of selection

At present maximum of 20 students will be taken for Ph.D. PROGRAM

How to apply

Step 1- Download the application form from university website

Step 2- The candidates willing to pursue their research work, leading to Ph.D. (SC) degree of university of Calcutta will have to pay Rs 100/- in the university cash counter as application fee for Ph.D. ADMISSION through a challan available at the cash counter of the Calcutta University.

Step 3- Candidates have to use plain paper using format given to University of Calcutta, Kolkata, department of chemistry, University College of science, Rashbehari shiksha prangan, 92, APC road, Kolkata-700009

Important dates

Last date of application to HOD, Chemistry, CU, is 11 November 2016

Date of commencement of written exam that will be held in department is 21 November 2016 at 12.00 noon

For more information interested candidates can go to official website of the university

I hope the information provided is helpful to interested students and the students could easily understand how to apply.

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0 # Harikiran 2017-09-18
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Satna,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Mukesh 2017-09-19
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Satna, they will admit you.
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hii, I am from Namsai, I would like to do B.Ed from distance, Is there any university that offers B. Ed through distance mode
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Yes, many universities from across the country including Namsai offer this course through distance mode and the prestigious of them is IGNOU, Annamalai University to name a few.
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