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START DATE - END DATE
01st May, 2018 - 30th Jun, 2018
Presidency University, Kolkata, previously known as Hindu College was established in 1917. It is a private university and comprises 7 schools and a college. The college offers undergraduate, integrated, post graduate courses as well as part-time and full-time PhD programs.
Presidency University, Kolkata provides PhD specialization in 3 streams i.e. Engineering, Science & Humanities and Management. The total PhD seats offered is 129. For admission to PhD program, university will conduct an entrance exam and interview round at its campus. Application for the registration of entrance exam will be available on official website..
Candidates must fill the application form correctly, any wrong/ incorrect information provided by candidate can lead to cancellation of the candidature.
01st May, 2018 - 30th Jun, 2018
|Last date for application form Submission||30th Jun, 2018|
|Date of entrance Examination and Interview||23rd Jul, 2018|
|Announcement of selected candidates||26th Jul, 2018|
|Last Date of payment of fee (50% tuition fee)||01st Aug, 2018|
|Date of provisional Registration||07th Aug, 2018|
The eligibility criteria for admission to PhD research program are as follows:
Note: Criteria mentioned above will be followed for all the PhD programs.
Instructions for Part-time Internal and External
University provides PhD program for full time candidates as well as part time candidates. For admission to the course, candidates must follow the instructions mentioned below.
The candidate must be a full time employee of Presidency Group of Institutions.
Candidate will be given leave for the duration of one academic term of the University to complete the mandatory PhD. coursework requirements.
Admission form will be available on university’s official website.
Checklist of Documents (2 copies of the documents must be submitted along with the application form).
1. 10th or Equivalent Marks Card
2. All Marks Sheets / Grade Cards
3. Master’s Degree Certificate
4. NOC from Employer
5. Proposed Research Summary
The selection will be on the basis of the entrance test followed by an interview. Appearing in the test does not qualify candidate for admission to the course, they must qualify the required cut- off.
Entrance Test: University will conduct Ph.D. Entrance Test. Candidates must obtain a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate, or the minimum equivalent grade decided by the university in the entrance test to qualify for the interview.
Interview/Viva-Voce: Qualification in the entrance test will be followed by an interview conducted by the respective Departmental PhD committee of the University. The interview/viva-voce process shall consist of assessing the candidate on the basis his brief research proposal (of about 500 words) to the interview panel. The proposal should highlight the applicant’s area of interest and an overview of his/her intended direction of research.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College