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Admission Notification for Ph.D. Programme
Session 2019-2020 commencing from July 2019

Ref.No.PU/FC/7/notice/2019

Date:30.01.2019

Online Applications are invited from UGC or UGC – CSIR NET / NET – LS qualified candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme of Presidency University in various departments for the session 2019-2020 commencing from July 2019. Only completed online application will be considered. Print out of the online generated application form along with self-attested photocopies of the essential documents need to be submitted by post or by hand at the office of the Secretary, Faculty Councils, Presidency University, 86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073 within the last date for receiving during office hours. There is no application fee.

Essential qualification:
a) Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. program shall have a Master’s degree with at least 55% of marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.
A relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/ Person with Disability (PwD) as per UGC guidelines.
b) UGC or UGC-CSIR NET/NET-LS qualified

Important Dates:
Last date for applying online : 14th February, 2019
Last date for receiving Hard copy of application
along with photocopies documents (self-signed) : 19th February, 2019
Publication of interview/test schedule(tentative) : 8th March, 2019

Provisional Seat Matrix :
Department wise and category wise availability of seats are given below. Person with Disability (PwD) seats are included in the total number of seats in respective departments.

Sl.
No.

Department

Category wise available seats

UR

SC

ST

OBC-A

OBC-B

PwD

1

Bengali

1

0

0

1

1

1

2

History

5

2

0

1

0

0

3

Philosophy

4

1

1

0

1

0

4

Sociology

3

2

2

2

1

0

5

Hindi

2

4

2

2

0

0

6

Political Science

6

5

2

3

1

1

7

Chemistry

17

8

3

5

0

1

8

Geology

14

9

3

4

3

1

9

Physics

15

6

2

3

2

2

10

Life Sciences

10

12

5

7

5

3

11

Geography

1

1

1

0

1

0

12

Economics

8

5

1

2

1

1

13

Mathematics

10

6

1

2

2

1

Note that, number of seats may be revised and will be notified accordingly in the website.

Available Research Areas

Mathematics: Operations Research, Cosmology and Astrophysics, Topology, Graph Theory, Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, Geometric Group Theory, Representation Theory, operator Algebras, Mathematical Biology, Quantum Computation and Information, Cryptology, Fractals.

Selection Procedure:
All eligible candidates will have to appear at an interview / test, conducted by the Departmental Ph.D. Selection Committee of the University. In interview the candidates will be expected to discuss their research interests.
Following the admission procedure, a list of qualified candidates (preferably mentioning their areas of research interest(s)) will be published and displayed by the University through the respective faculty offices and official website.
Candidates selected for the Ph.D. Programme will be attached to the respective Department at the time of their provisional admission and will be required to enroll on payment of a non-refundable fee determined by the University.

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Registrar,

Presidency University

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