Presidency University announces Admission to PhD Program for Academic session 2021

Presidency University PhD Admission 2021 – Online Applications are invited from UGC or UGC–CSIR NET/ NET – LS qualified candidates for admission to the PhD Program of Presidency University in various departments for the session 2021-2022 commencing from July 2021

Program offered and Seat Matrix

  • List Departments where vacant PhD Seats Available
  • History- 10 seats
  • Philosophy- 06 seats
  • Sociology- 06 seats
  • Hindi-04 seats
  • Political Science-02 seats
  • Chemistry-30 seats
  • Geology-24 seats
  • Physics-36 seats
  • Life Sciences-36 seats
  • Geography-2 seats
  • Economics-19 seats
  • Mathematics-09 seats
  • Statistics-07 seats
  • Biotechnology (Newtown Campus)-07 seats

Presidency University PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

  • Start date for applying online: 09th August 2021
  • Last date for applying online: 20th August 2021
  • Interview/test schedule: Will be communicated through email/ notice

Eligibility Criteria for Presidency University PhD Admission 2021

  • PhD 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

Presidency University PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • 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, conducted by the Departmental Ph.D. Selection Committee of the University
  • In the interview candidates will be expected to discuss their research interests.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website