University of Calcutta announces RET 2023 for Admission to PhD (Tech) Program in the Department of Chemical Technology, Apply now


University of Calcutta PhD (Tech) Admission 2023 – University of Calcutta invites applications for Research Entrance Test (RET) 2023 for admission to PhD (Tech) Program) in Applied Chemistry, Ceramic Engineering, Oil Technology, Petrochem. & Petroleum Refinery Engg. and Pharmaceutical & Fine Chemical Tech. Programme offered in the Department of Chemical Technology for the academic year 2023.


University of Calcutta PhD (Tech) Admission 2023 



No. of Seats

  • Ceramic Engineering – 06
  • Petrochem. & Petroleum Refinery Engg. – 02
  • Pharmaceutical & Fine Chemical Tech. – 01
  • Applied Chemistry – 03



Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 31st August, 2023
  • Date of Entrance Test : 12th September, 2023 (12:00 Noon)
  • Publication of List of successful Candidates : Display in the Notice Board
  • Date of Interview : 14th September, 2023 (2 p.m. onwards) 


  • For Entrance Test: Departmental Seminar Room (2nd floor, Applied Chemistry Building)
  • For Interview : Room of the HOD, Department of Chemical Technology (Ground Floor, Applied Chemistry Building)



Eligibility Criteria

  • The eligibility of the candidate will be as per UGC rules.
  • Candidates having degree in Bachelor of Technology or Master of Science (without NET/SET/SLET/GATE) securing 55% marks (selection through Entrance Test & Interview);
  • Candidates having degree in Master of Technology or Equivalent or Master of Science (with NET/SET/SLET/GATE) securing 55% marks (Selection through Interview only).


Application Process

  • All Candidates are requested to download the Application Form from the University website ( and submit the filled in Application Form, Attested copy of relevant mark sheets, along with the receipt of deposition of Application Fee of Rs. 100/-, paid through SBI Collect, within the due date and send to the Head, Department of Chemical Technology, University of Calcutta, 92 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata–700009 (Email: [email protected]).
  • No TA/DA shall be paid to the candidate for appearing the Entrance Test or called for the Interview. 


Entrance Test Pattern

  • The Ph.D. Entrance test will be of 50 marks (duration 1 hr.) consisting of both Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and short questions.
  • The Syllabus for the Entrance Test and subsequent list of the successful candidates will be available in the Departmental Notice Board (near the room of the HOD, Ground floor, Applied Chemistry Building).
  • The successful candidates will have to appear for an interview for final selection.
  • Declaration of names of selected candidates to be notified later (Subject to approval by the Honorable Vice Chancellor)


For more details and to apply please visit the official website



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