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Presidency University PhD Admission 2019, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Presidency University  announces PhD Admission  for Academic session 2019

Presidency University Phd Admission 2019 - Online Applications are invited from UGC-CSIR NET/ NET – LS qualified candidates to the PhD Program of Presidency University in various departments for the session 2019-2020 commencing from July 2019.


Presidency University Phd Admission 2019 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


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Eligibility Criteria for Presidency University Phd Admission 2019

  • Essential qualification: 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.
  • UGC or UGC-CSIR NET/NET-LS qualified

Provisional Seat Matrix:

  • Bengali- 1 seat (OBC A)
  • History- 8 seats (5 UR, 2 SC, 1 OBC-A)
  • Philosophy- 7 seats (4 UR, 1SC, 1 ST, 1 OBC- B)
  • Sociology- 10 seats (3 UR, 2 SC, 2 ST, 2 OBC-A,1 OBC-B)
  • Hindi-5 seats (1 UR, 2 SC, 1 ST,1 OBC-A)
  • Political Science-18 seats (6 UR, 5 SC, 2 ST, 3 OBC-A,1 OBC-B,1 Pwd)
  • Chemistry-34 seats (17 UR, 8 SC, 3 ST, 5 OBC-A, 0 OBC-B, 1Pwd)
  • Geology-34 seats (14 UR, 9 SC, 3 ST, 4 OBC-A, 3 OBC-B,1 Pwd)
  • Physics-9 seats (3 UR, 3 SC,1 ST,1 OBC-A,0 OBC-B,1 Pwd)
  • Life Sciences-42 seats (10 UR,12 SC,5 ST,7 OBC-A,5 OBC-B,3 Pwd)
  • Geography-4 seats (1 UR,1 SC,1 ST,0 OBC-A,1 OBC-B,0 Pwd)
  • Economics-18 seats (8 UR,5 SC,1 ST,2 OBC-A,1 OBC-B,1 Pwd)
  • Mathematics-22 seats (10 UR,6 SC,1 ST,2 OBC-A,2 OBC-B,1 Pwd)


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Selection Process

  • 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.


Presidency University Phd Admission 2019 Application Process

  • Only online application will be considered.
  • Candidates can apply online at https://www.presiuniv.ac.in
  • 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-700083 within the last date for receiving during office hours.
  • There is no application fee


Presidency University Kolkata

Dean of the Humanities and Social Sciences / Dean of Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences), Presidency University,86/1 College Street, Kolkata-700073, Website www.presiuniv.ac.in