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University of Calcutta offers PhD Enrollment Admission 2015

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University of Calcutta offers PhD Enrollment Admission 2015

University of Calcutta, Kolkata invites applications for PhD Enrollment for the year 2015.

PhD Enrollment is conducted by Department of Applied Optics & Photonics University of Calcutta.

The Department of Applied Optics and Photonics will be admitting a maximum of five (5) students to the Ph.D. program of the department, subject to the suitability of the applicants.

Candidates with M.Tech (Optics and Optoelectronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Instrumentation or equivalent), M.Sc.(Tech) in Optics and
Optoelectronics, B.Tech. in the relevant field with at least 5 years of R&D experience and M.Sc (Physics/Electronics/Biomedical Instrumentation or equivalent), may apply.

Ph.D Enrollment Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
The criteria for the faculty to be recognized as Research Supervisor shall be:

=> Students who have cleared UGC /CSIR (JRF) Examinations/ NET/SET/SLET/GATE/Teacher Fellowship or have passed equivalent examinations or passed the M.Phil./M.Tech/M.D/M.E/M.Pharm or equivalent examination shall not be required to appear at the Ph.D. entrance (written) test.

=> Each Ph.D. Committee shall maintain a list of Research Supervisors. The committee shall send the list(s) and also the subsequent changes/additions to the Registrar.

=> All whole time, re-employed and retired teachers of this University with research work to their credit are entitled to be enlisted as Research Supervisors, Joint Supervisors or Associate Supervisors.

=> In addition, academic staff and retired academics of recognized research Institutes and of Colleges, affiliated to this University and part time teachers of this University are entitled to be enlisted as Supervisors, Joint Supervisors or Associate Supervisors provided they have record of research as evidenced by publications in referred journals. Where refereed journals are not available, available journals in the related discipline may be considered by the departmental committee.

=> In case of collaborative research work, teachers of other recognized Universities/ Institutes may be allowed to act as Joint Supervisors, if deemed fit by relevant Ph.D. Committee.

Application Procedure for Ph.D Enrollment:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D Enrollment:

Ph.D Enrollment Important Dates

Ph.D Enrollment Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last date of application: 30.04.2015
  • List of candidates found eligible for written test or direct interview: 04.05.2015
  • Date for PhD admission written test : 08.05.2015
  • Publication of list of candidates qualified in written test and selected for interview: 11.05.2015
  • Interview of shortlisted candidates: 15.05.2015
  • Declaration of Ph.D Enrollment 2015 Results: 19.05. 2015

Courses Offered:

Ph.D Enrollment

Selection Process:

Results will be announced on 19.05. 2015.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Senate House, 87/1,
College Street,
West Bengal

Phone: 033 2241 0071

University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Formally established on the 24 January 1857, the University of Calcutta (also known as Calcutta University) (Bengali: কলকাতা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়), located in the city of Kolkata (previously Calcutta), India, is the first modern university in the Indian subcontinent. It is a state-government administered urban-based affiliating and research university. It has its main campuses in College Street, Rajabazar, Alipore, Hazra, South Sinthi and a host of affiliated colleges in greater Kolkata .

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