Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding
Kochi: Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Science, University of Calcutta has invited applications for admission to Ph.D. programme in Genetics and Plant Breeding of Academic Year 2016-17.
The Ph.D. entrance test of 50 marks for the eligible candidates will be held depending upon the vacancy as well as availability of candidate in a year and the qualifying marks will be fixed at 40%. Candidates with at least 50% Marks obtained in M.Sc. (Ag.) in Genetics and plant breeding or allied disciplines subject to endorsement by the concerned Ph.D. Committee from any UGC recognized University are eligible to appear in the Examination. Those who have qualified in NET/GATE/SLET or already obtained M.Phil degree would be exempted from the RET examination. They may directly submit a statement of purpose or research in brief and appear in the interview.
How to apply
Application form can be downloaded from the link: http://www.caluniv.ac.in
The Research Eligibility Test (RET) for Ph.D. programme in Genetics and Plant Breeding will be held on 7th June, 2016 at 2 p.m.
The last date for submission of application form : 6th June, 2016.
An interview will be held on 8th June, 2016 at 2 p.m. for RET qualified ( Qualification bench mark – 40% of the total marks ) as well as NET/GATE/ SLET qualified candidates. A seminar of 10 minutes duration is to be given on work plan for each candidate.
For details, see the link: http://www.caluniv.ac.in/admission/phd_genetics_2016.pdf