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Admission to Integrated Ph.D. Program

Admission to M.Tech. in Biotechnology


Admission to Integrated Ph.D. Program in:
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Genetics

Applications is invited for admission to Post B.Sc. Integrated Ph.D. Program in Molecular Biology (ten seats), Post B.Sc. Integrated Ph.D. Programme in Microbiology and Post B.Sc. Integrated Ph.D. Programme in Genetics conducted by MAKAUT,WB.

Eligibility criteria for the courses:
For Post-B.Sc. Integrated Ph.D. Program in Molecular Biology/ Microbiology/Genetics

B.Sc. with honours in Zoology/ Botany/ Physiology/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry/ Genetics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Computer Science and not less than 55% marks in the honours subject.

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

Fellowship:
A fellowship of Rs. 4000/-  per month for the first semester will be awarded to the candidates who secure a cumulative score of 80% and above based on the admission test, interview and past academic record.  Candidates will continue to receive this fellowship on maintaining a minimum CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 8.5 (on a scale of 10).

At the end of the first two years, candidates qualifying for the National Eligibility Test (NET) will be eligible to continue with the Ph.D. program.

Tuition Fee:
A tuition fee of Rs. 3000 per month will be charged for selected candidates. Other institutional fees are also applicable.

Application Process:
Candidates may either apply online or duly fill up the downloaded application form and submit it to the university along with the following in a closed envelope addressed to the HoD, Dept. of Biotechnology, MAKAUT,WB, BF-142, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700 064.

(1) the requisite fees Rs. 600/- only (Rs. 300/- only for SC/ST/PH/OBC candidates) payable in the form of Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal , payable at Kolkata (N.B. Candidates should write their name in block letters on the reverse of the draft).

(2) One copy of attested passport-size photograph.

(3) Attested photocopies of proof of date of birth and all marksheets/ certificates from the Higher Secondary or equivalent level.

For online submission of form click on "Online Submission" link in www.wbut.ac.in .Note that online submission shall not be deemed to be valid if the Demand Draft (DD) details are not clearly mentioned in the Application Form and the following are not received at the University office, in a closed envelope to be addressed/ superscribed as explained above, by the specified cut-off date:

(1) Demand Draft, in original.
(2) One copy of attested passport-size photograph with candidate's name written in block letters on the reverse;
(3) Attested photocopies of proof of date of birth and all marksheets/ certificates from the Higher Secondary or equivalent level.

To download the application form, click the "Download the form " link in www.wbut.ac.in. You will be getting a .doc (MS-WORD) file which is to be printed and then duly filled up. Note that the Demand Draft (DD) details must be clearly mentioned in the Application Form and the duly filled-up form, along with the following must be received at the University office, in a closed envelope to be addressed/ superscribed as explained above, by the specified cut-off date:

(1) Demand Draft, in original.
(2) One copy of attested passport-size photograph pasted in the designated space on the form.
(3) Attested photocopies of proof of date of birth and all marksheets/ certificates from the Higher Secondary or equivalent level.

The cut-off date for receivingall application-related documents at the university is declared each year. Please note that personal submission at the central receiving office of the university is possible on all working days from Monday - Friday from 10:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (The university is located adjacent to the Salt Lake Swimming Pool). No further requests/ queries in this regard shall be entertained whatsoever.


N.B. Applicants should further note that no acknowledgement or confirmation of receipt shall be sent by the university nor will any admit card be issued for the Admission Test. They are advised to check the University's website (www.wbut.ac.in) to find out whether their name appears in the list of candidates eligible to appear in the Admission Test.

In order to appear for the Admission Test, it is mandatory for applicants to bring with them a valid photographic identity document (photo ID) acceptable forms of photo ID are valid passport/ valid driving license/ voter's I.D./ admit card for the last university examination bearing the candidate's photograph original document only, no photocopies are permissible.

Admission Test:
A written test for all the candidates is held in the campus of the University at BF-142, Salt-Lake, Kolkata 700064. Candidates will have to enquire regarding test schedule from the University. The candidates must report to the venue at least 45 minutes before the scheduled test time. No other intimation will be given to the candidates. Candidates who wish to be considered for both the courses should indicate so on their answer script.

Interview:
List of candidates eligible for interview is published on the University website (www.wbut.ac.in).  At the time of interview it is mandatory for candidates to produce original mark sheets of all previous examinations, proof of date of birth in original and copies of any projects/ dissertations completed.  Final list of selected candidates is published on the university website (www.wbut.ac.in).

Results:
The results for the admission test is published. Those qualifying the written test will be required to appear for an interview at the university campus. Final list of selected candidates will be published.




Last Updated: 23-07-2009 10:34
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