CU, Kolkata Opens Ph.D in Statistics Admission

PhD in Statistics at Calcutta University
Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata invites applications form for Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Statistics course through an entrance examination commencing in the session 2012.

Entrance Test Pattern:

  • There will be 25 multiple choice questions out of which one has to answer 20 questions of 2.5 marks each.
  • There will be 15 short answer type questions out of which one has to answer 10 questions of 5 marks each.
  • The eligible candidates identified through this process would be invited to submit a statement of purpose and / or research brief on which a final interview will be conducted.
  • These candidates would have to compete with other eligible candidates who have already cleared NET / SET / GATE / M. Phil and are willing to pursue Ph.D. studies. The list of finally selected candidates would be posted in the University website and Departmental Notice Board.


Candidates should have a M.Sc in Statistics with 55% of marks from a UGC recognised university. For more details, Please click here.

Selection Procedure:

Candidates will selected based on Entrance Test score and interview conducted by the university.

How to apply:

The Application form can be downloaded from the official website of Calcutta University.

Important Dates:

Last date for the submission of application form is Aug 13, 2012.

Entrance Test will be held on Aug 17, 2012 at 02.30 PM to 04.30 PM.

Date of interview on Sept 14, 2012 at 2 Pm.

Results will be published on Oct 12, 2012.

Contact Details:

Department of Statistics,

University of Kolkata,


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