WBUT PhD Entrance Exam 2017

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University Of Technology, West Bengal admission into Integrated Ph.D. in Molecular Biology / Microbiology / Genetics ( 2017 – 2022 ) in the Department of Biotechnology.

Applications are invited for admission into Post-B.Sc. Integrated Ph.D. Course in Molecular Biology, Post-B.Sc. Integrated Ph.D. Course in Microbiology and Post-B.Sc. Integrated Ph.D. Course in Genetics conducted for the academic session 2017 – 2018, commencing August 2017.

WBUT PhD Eligibility 2017

  1. B.Sc. with honors in Life Sciences / Zoology / Botany / Physiology / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Molecular Biology / Biochemistry / Genetics with not less than 55% marks in the honors subject.

Candidates appearing for their final year examination, or whose results are awaited, are also eligible to apply, if selected, they will be admitted provisionally subject to submission of their final mark sheet by the cut-off date to be notified later by the university, failing which the provisional admission shall stand canceled.

Entry to the Integrated WBUT PhD Program :

At the end of the first two years, candidates will be eligible to continue with the Integrated Ph.D program upon qualifying the National Eligibility Test ( NET ) examination as per rules. However non-NET candidates ( students who do not meet the required criteria for the aforesaid Integrated Ph.D program ) seeking admission to regular Ph.D program will have to qualify the mandatory Interview for necessary enrollment to Ph.D program as per the rules laid down by the Ph.D Committee.

WBUT PhD Application Process 2017

Candidates may download the Application Form from the University website. The duly filled up form should be submitted to the university ( drop box in front of the Security Front Desk ) along with the following documents in a closed envelope addressed to the and superscribed in bold letters as “Application for Integrated PhD course”.

Head of the Department,
Department of Biotechnology,
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology,
BF – 142, Salt Lake,
Kolkata – 700 064.

WBUT PhD Examination Fee : Rupee 600/- only ( Rupee 300/- only for SC / ST / PH / OBC candidates ) payable in the form of Demand Draft ( DD ) drawn in favor of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology,W.B.,Kolkata, payable at Kolkata ( N.B. Candidates should write their name in block letters on the reverse of the draft ). Please submit only ONE DEMAND DRAFT ( Rupee 600 /  Rupee 300 whichever is applicable) for all courses mentioning the candidates name in BLOCK letters on the reverse side of the draft.

  1. Two copies of self-attested passport-size photograph ( one pasted in the designated box of the application form );
  2. Attested photocopies of proof of date of birth and all mark sheets / certificates from the Higher Secondary or equivalent level.

The cut-off date for receiving all application-related documents at the university is 20th June, 2017.

No TA /DA will be paid for appearing for Admission Test and Interview. Selection will be made purely on merit basis. Drafts will not be refunded to candidates found ineligible for appearing in the Admission Test.

WBUT PhD Admission Test 2017

The Admission Test will be held on  2nd June, 2017 ( SUNDAY ) at 12:00 NOON – 1:30 PM in the university campus at BF-142, Salt-Lake, Kolkata 700064. The candidates must report for the test by 11:30 A.M

Candidates selected by merit from the written admission test for the prescribed courses in Molecular Biology / Microbiology / Genetics shall further be interviewed on 13th July, 2017 & 14th July, 2017. The list of candidates selected for the interview will be published on 10th July, 2017 at the University website ( www.wbut.ac.in ). Final list (following the interview) of selected candidates shall then be published on  18th July, 2017 on the University website ( www.wbut.ac.in ).

WBUT PhD Important Dates 2017 

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1Last date for receiving application documents at the University20th June, 2017
2Publication of list of candidates eligible to appear in the Admission Test23rd June, 2017
3Date of Admission Test2nd July, 2017 ( Sunday )
4Publication of list of successful candidates for the interview10th July, 2017
5Date of Interview13th & 14th July, 2017
6Publication of final list of successful candidates selected for admission18th July, 2017
7Classes will commence fromAugust, 2017

Contact Details

Head of the Department,
Department of Biotechnology,
BF – 142, Salt Lake,
Kolkata – 700 064.
Website : www.wbut.ac.in

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