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Ph.D Admission


Ph.D. program 2017- Phase II.


This is a call for applications from only NET-UGC/NET-CSIR/DBT-NET/INSPIRE qualified JRF scholars, for the second phase of the Ph.D. Program 2017 of St. Xavier's College (Autonomous). Interested candidates are required to apply in the given proforma (attachment) along with a bank draft of Rs.100/- drawn in favour of St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata.

All applications are to be submitted by the 23rd of October, 2017, at the Ph.D. Cell Office of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata.

Office timings are:

Monday - Friday: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.

Please note that the Ph.D. Cell office will be closed for Puja Vacation between 24.9.17 to 22.10.17.

The date for the interview of shortlisted candidates will be announced by the last week of October, 2017.

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Vacancies for Ph.D. Program 2017(Phase II)


  1. Dr.Tapati Dutta - 2
    ( Statistical Physics, Soft Matter, Computational Fluid mechanics)
  2. Dr.Shubhankar Ghosh - 1
    (Condensed matter, Electronic materials)
  3. Dr. Sarbari Guha - 1
    (General relativity, cosmology, relativistic astrophysics)


  1. Dr.A.K.Mitra - 1
    (plant pathogen interaction)
  2. Dr. M. Maitra - 1
    (medical microbiology)


  1. Dr. Jhimli Dasgupta - 1
    (Structural function elucidation of the proteins involved in flagellar synthesis and biofilm formation of pathogenic bacteria)
  2. Dr.Ronita Nag Chaudhuri-1
    (Mechanism of Epigenetic regulation during stress response)
  3. Dr.Chandana Barat - 1
    (Interaction of Ribosomes with unfolded proteins and aggregates}