An Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme (duration approximately 6 years) is operated at Bose Institute, Kolkata in collaboration with the Calcutta University on Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. 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 Board of Studies for the Programme. 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. During M.Sc. course all students will be offered a fellowship at per with other Government organizations  operating such course, subject to the condition that at the event of any candidate fails to secure 60% marks at a particular semester, his/her fellowship will be stopped till he/she secures 60% or above marks in next semester.  

Applications are invited for the academic session 2008-2009 from motivated Honours Graduate students from any branch of science with outstanding academic record. Minimum Qualification required for applying is 60% marks in B.Sc. Honours subject. The candidates may apply online in the prescribed format down loaded from Bose Institute web site followed by submission of hard copy application within 25th July, 2008 to The Registrar, Bose Institute, Centenary Building, P-1/12, C.I.T. Scheme VII M, Kolkata 700 054.

The list of short listed  candidates for written test will be announced on the Bose Institute website  on 30 th July, 2008. Written test will be held on 6th August, 2008. The venue for the written test will be announced along with the list.

A merit list of candidates will be announced at the website on 8th August, 2008 and they will be called for interview and counseling on 11th and 12th August, 2008 in the Centenary Campus of Bose Institute, P1/12 C.I.T.Scheme VII M, Kolkata 700054 from 11 am 4 pm. The final merit list of candidates will be announced on 14th August at 12 Noon 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 18th August, 2008 between 12 noon to 3 pm. If any candidate among the first 6 fails to take admission on the due date and time, the name of the next candidate in the merit list will be announced on 19th August 2008 who can take admission on 20th August, 2008 between 12 noon 4 pm. All notifications regarding admission to the above  M.Sc. Ph.D. Programme will be available in the Bose Institute web site as well as  Notice Board of the M.Sc. Ph.D. section ( 3rd Floor, Annex Building, Centenary Campus, Bose Institute, Kankurgachhi).

The regular classes for the first semester of 2008-2009 session will be started tentatively on 1st September, 2008.



Admission Form(Hard Copy)

Admission Form(Online)

Name of the Selected Candidates for Entrance Examination of Integrated M. Sc. - Ph. D. Course 2008

Name of the Selected Candidates for for Interview for Admission to the Integrated M. Sc. - Ph. D. Course 2008

List of successful candidates for Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 2008

All selected candidates of the first list had taken admission to The Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme on Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Admission to the above programme for the current academic session( 2008-2009) has been closed.