Calcutta Univ. PhD Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics 2017


University of Calcutta announces PhD Biophysics, Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics Admissions 2017

Applications are invited for admission to the PhD Program in the Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics, University of Calcutta for the year 2017
Maximum No. of Intake: Upto 13 (if found suitable, including reservation)


Candidates with at least 55% marks in M.Sc. level from any UGC recognized university are eligible to take the examination. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently abled and other categories as per the UGC norm need to have at 50% to sit in the examination
Those who have qualified in UGC/CSIR (JRF)/NET/SET/SLET or already obtained M. Phil degree would be exempted from the written examination
Selection Process
The selection of the candidates will be based admission test and interview. Candidates must clearly indicate the program in which they want to apply at the time of interview
Syllabus for the Test
The questions for the admission test and interview will be based on topics in the following areas: Mathematical methods, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Plant Biology, Developmental biology, Neurobiology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.
Scale of reservation will be 22% for Scheduled Caste, 6% for Scheduled Tribe, 10% for O.B.C (A) and 7% for O.B.C (B)


Candidates are requested to download the Ph.D. admission test application form from the University website and apply in the prescribed proforma by paying Rs.100/- through a challan available through different University Cash counters
The challan is to be duly forwarded through the Head, Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics, University of Calcutta.The completed application form with a copy of the paid challan is to be submitted to the office of the Department by 30th November 2017
Attested copies of all supporting documents must be submitted at the time of application and the original must be produced at the time of interview

Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 30th November 2017
Date of Admission Test: 05th December 2017 at 12.00 PM
Date of Publication of Selection List for the Interview: 05th December 2017 at 04.00 PM
Date of Interview: 06th December 2017 from 12.00 PM onwards
For more details visit the university website:

University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata-700019, Website
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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