Bose Institute, Kolkata in collaboration with the Calcutta University is introducing an Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme (duration approximately 6 years) in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in 2007-2009 academic session. On successful completion of 2-years M.Sc course students may be directly admitted to the Ph.D. programme under the supervision of Faculty members of Bose Institute based on eligibility criteria as decided by the Expert Committee. Others will receive M.Sc. degree in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Both M.Sc and Ph.D. degree will be awarded jointly by Bose Institute and the Calcutta University.

Applications are invited from motivated Honours Graduate students from any branch of science with outstanding academic record. Minimum Qualification required for applying is at least 60% marks in B.Sc. Honours subject in any branch of Sciences. The candidates may apply online in the prescribed forma on or before 22nd August 2007 followed by submission of hard copy on or before 24th August 2007 to The Registrar, Bose Institute, Centenary Building, P-1/12, C.I.T. Scheme VII M, Kolkata 700 054. The list of selected candidates for written test will be announced on the Bose Institute website on 28th August 2007. Written test will be held on 30th August 2007. The venue for the written test will be announced along with the list. A merit list of candidates will be announced on the website on 3rd September 2007 and they will be called for interview and counseling on 5th September 2007 in the Centenary Campus of Bose Institute from 10 am 4 pm. The final merit list of candidates will be announced on the same date at 5 pm on the Institute Notice Board and also on the website. The first 6 candidates will be offered admission to the Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme on 6th September 2007 within 3 pm. If any student among the first 6 fails to take admission on the due date and time, the next student in the merit list will be offered admission on 7th September 2007 between 12 noon 1 pm. This notification will be available at the Notice Board on the 6th September 2007 around 4 pm. Inauguration of the Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme will be held on 10th September 2007 in the New Auditorium, Centenary Campus. The regular classes for the first semester will be announced immediately after the inaugural session.


Form for online submission

Form for hard copy submission


New schedule for admission procedure of M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme:

Online submission: on or before 27.08.2007

Hardcopy submission: on or before 27.08.2007

This year there will be no written test

Announcement of short list for interview: 28.08.2007

Interview cum counseling: 03.09.2007 and 05.09.2007

First Admission: 06.09.2007

Second Admission: 07.09.2007