Ph.D admissions at Calcutta University


The Calcutta University has notified admissions open for PhD. Therefore, University of Calcutta (CU) in Kolkata has invited applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in Statistics offered at the Department of Statistics for the 2014 session.


Candidates interested to apply should have completed M.Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics and allied subjects from any UGC recognised university/institute is eligible to apply.

Application Procedure-

Selection Procedure for University of Calcutta:

There are two steps.The admission procedure consists of a written test followed by an interview for candidates successful in the same. For admissions students have to clear both the steps.

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. There will be no requirement for written test but they have directly to appear for the interview.

The two programmes cannot be pursued simultaneously.

Important Dates:

  •     Last date of submission of application form: September 26, 2014.
  •     Date of common written test: October 14, 2014.
  •     Result of common written test: October 21, 2014.
  •     Date of interview: November 05, 2014.
  •     Date of publication of selection list: November 17, 2014.

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