University of Calcutta Phd Statistics Admission 2016

Calcutta University Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Statistics Programme 2016

University of Calcutta, Kolkata has invited applications for admission for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Statistics for 2016 session.

Number of Seats: 54 seats.

Eligibility Criteria for Calcutta University PhD in Statistics 2016

Applicants with an M.Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics and allied subjects from any UGC recognized University/Institute is eligible to apply for admission in the PhD program.

Selection Procedure for University of Calcutta Phd Statistics Admission 2016

The admission procedure consists of a written test followed by an interview for applicants successful in the same.

Those who have qualified NET/SET (Mathematical Sciences)/GATE (Mathematics) or hold a UGC Teachers’ Fellowship or already obtained M.Phil in Statistics and allied subjects or M.Tech (QR&OR) degree of ISI prior to the application deadline will be exempted from the written examination but will have to appear in the interview.

Exam Pattern for Phd Statistics Programme 2016

There will be 25 multiple choice questions each carrying 2.5 marks out of which one has to answer 20 questions; if a applicant answers more than 20, only the first 20 answered will be evaluated.

There will be 15 short answer type questions of 5 marks each out of which one has to answer 10 questions; if a applicant attempts more than 10, only the first 10 attempted will be evaluated.

Pass marks for the test will be announced in due course.

Applicants successful in the written exam would have to compete with other eligible applicants who have already cleared NET/SET/GATE/M.Phil/M.Tech (QR&OR) at the interview stage.

Applicants selected for the final interview will be required to specify his/her areas of interest by a specified date before the interview.

The final date for submitting the brief will be announced along with the intimation for the interview.

How to Apply University of Calcutta Phd Statistics Admission 2016.?

Applicants can obtain the application form from

Applicants are requested to deposit application fee of Rs.100/- either by cash or Demand Draft (DD) through duly filled in C.U. Challan, endorsed by the Head of the Dept.

Successful applicants will be eligible to register for their PhD Program in the Department of Statistics, 35 Ballygunge Circular Road Kolkata-700073 (West Bengal) on or before July 2016.

Important Dates for PhD in Statistics Program 2016

Last date of Submission of Application Form on July 2016

Date of Common Written Test on August 2016

Result of Common Written Test on August 2016

Date of Interview on August 2016

Date of Publication of Selection List on September 2016