Presidency University PhD Admission 2023 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility


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Presidency University PhD Admission 2023 – Online Applications are invited from UGC or UGC – CSIR NET / NET – LS or DBT-BET (only for Institute of Health Sciences) or ICMR-NET (only for Institute of Health Sciences) qualified candidates for admission to the PhD Program of Presidency University in various departments / school / institute for the session 2022-2023 commencing from February 2023.


Presidency University PhD Admission 2023


PhD Department

  • Bengali; Hindi; History; Philosophy; Political Science; Sociology; Chemistry; Economics; Geography; Geology; Life Sciences; Mathematics; Physics; Statistics; Institute of Health Science (Newtown Campus)


Important Dates

  • Start date for applying online: 23rd December 2022
  • Start date for online payment: 23rd December 2022
  • Last date for applying online: 09th January 2023
  • Last date for online payment: 09th January 2023
  • Last Date for receiving Hard Copy of the application: 16th January 2023
  • Interview/test schedule: Will be communicated through email/ notice


Eligibility Criteria for Presidency University PhD Admission 2023

  • 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. ICMR-NET, DBT-BET qualified candidates are also eligible to apply for Institute of Health Sciences (IHS) only.


Application Process

  • Only online applications will be considered.
  • Candidates can apply online at
  • Print out of the online generated application form along with self-attested photocopies of the essential documents need to be sent by post to the Secretary, Faculty Councils, Presidency University,  86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073 within the last date for receiving.
  • There is no application fee.


Selection Procedure

  • All eligible candidates will have to appear at an interview / test (may be in online mode), conducted by the Departmental Ph.D. Selection Committees of the University. In the interview, the candidates will be expected to discuss their research interests.
  • Following the admission procedure, a list of qualified candidates (preferably based on their areas of research interest(s)) will be published and displayed by the University through the official website.
  • Candidates selected for the PhD Program 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.


For more details and apply, please visit the official website


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