Bose Institute: Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programs in Life Sciences and Physical Science

Advt. No.: BI/03/M.Sc-Ph.D/2014-15

In collaboration with the Calcutta University, Bose Institute launched 2 Integrated M.Sc-Ph.D Programs in 2011 (Life Sciences) and 2012 (Physical Science). The Programs, approximately 6 years long, have been designed to make the transition from classroom to research laboratory seamless, with an exposure to ongoing global research activities from the very beginning.


Applications are invited for admission to the Integrated M.Sc-Ph.D Programs (Academic Session 2014-15) from motivated graduates with good academic record from any branch of science.

Not more than 20 students in Life Science and 8 in Physical Science will be admitted on the basis of academic record and performance in eligibility tests and interview.

The Last Date for Online Application Submission is: 13 June 2014

The session is scheduled to start from August 5, 2014.

During the First Two Years (M.Sc) all students will be offered a Fellowship of Rs. 9000/- per month provided the student secure 60% or more marks and attends at least 75% classes in each semester.

The areas of specialization of the courses of Life Sciences are:

  • Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Computational Systems Biology


The areas of specialization of the course of Physical Science are:

  • Astroparticle Physics (High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology)
  • Condensed Matter Physics and Complex Systems
  • Quantum Computation and Information
  • Space Science (Atmospheric Science, Fluid Mechanics and Solar Physics)


Details are available at Bose Institute website www.jcbose.ac.in

Bose Institute and University of Calcutta
Centenary Building (Kankurgachi), Bose Institute
P-1/12 CIT Scheme, VII-M, Kolkata-700054
Phone: 033-2569 3311

Central University of Karnataka Entrance Test 2014

All India Entrance Examination for admission into Undergraduate (Dual Degree Programs), Postgraduate and Ph.D Programs

Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga

Established by an act of Parliament in 2009
Kadaganchi Campus: Aland Road, Kadaganchi, Gulbarga-585311 and
No. 1-116, Vrunda, Sushil Mehta’s Building, above Bank of Baroda, Aiwan-E-Shahi Colony, Near Aiwan-E-Shahi Guest House, Gulbarga-585101
Ph: 08477-226705, Fax: 08477-226709
Website: www.cuk.ac.in
Email: admissions@cuk.ac.in

Admission Notification 2014-15

The Central University of Karnataka invites bright, aspiring students committed to excellence to apply for admission to various dual degree programs, postgraduate and research programs through an All India Entrance Examination. The university offers, subject to availability, hostel facility to the students admitted to any of its regular programs.


Programs Offered by Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga


Dual Degree Programs: English; Economics; Geography; Geology; Psychology; General Science; General Engineering; BBA (Stand Alone)

Post Graduate Programs: MA English; MA Hindi; MA Kannada; M.Sc Psychology; MSW; MBA; M.Com; MA Economics; M.Sc Geography & Geoinformatics; M.Sc Geology & Geoinformatics; M.Sc Mathematics; M.Sc Physics; M.Sc Chemistry

Research Programs: English; Hindi; Kannada; Classical Kannada; Linguistics; Geography; Geology; Economics; Psychology; Commerce; Management; Social Work; Mathematics; Physics; Chemistry; Electronics & Communication Engineering

Centres for the Entrance Examinations


Karnataka: Gulbarga, Bidar, Raichur, Bellary, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Dharwad, Karwar, Bangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Chitradurga, Yadagir, Koppala, Belgaum, Hyderabad (AP), Dispur (Assam), Patna (Bihar), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Chandigarh (Haryana), Shimla (HP), Srinagar (J&K), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala), Bhopal (MP), Mumbai (Maharashtra), Bhubaneshwar (Orissa), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Lucknow (UP), Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Kolkata (West Bengal)


The University reserves the right to cancel / change any of the examination centre/s on the basis of the number of students at the centre. In the event of cancellation, the students will have to appear at the centre allotted by the university at their own cost.

General Information: Detailed Information is given in the Prospectus 2014-15 which is available on the University’s website.

Reservation of Seats: Reservation of seats shall be in accordance with the provisions of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act 2006 and circulars of Government of India issued and amended in this regard from time to time. 22.5% of seats in all programs are reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and 27% of seats will be reserved for OBC. 8% of seats will be reserved for candidates belonging to Hyderabad Karnataka Region.

Entrance Examination Fee for online application: 

For General and OBC Category: Rs. 100/- and SC/ST/PH Category: Rs. 50/-

Form and Prospectus by Hand
For General and OBC Category: Rs. 350/- and SC/ST/PH Category Rs. 175/-

Entrance Examination Fee by Post
For General and OBC Category: Rs. 400/- and SC/ST/PH Category Rs. 200/-

All payments are to be made through Demand Draft Only as per the following details:

Bank: Any nationalized bank: DD Drawn in favor of: Central University of Karnataka Payable at Gulbarga

How to apply for All India Entrance Examination 2014 of Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga?

Candidates are required to apply online through University Website: www.cuk.ac.in

Prospectus and application form for filling the online application form can be downloaded from the University Website.

Important Dates: All India Entrance Examination 2014 of Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga



  • Download of the prospectus and submitting the online application form from the university website: 28 April 2014
  • Last Date for submitting online applications: 30 May 2014
  • Last date for submitting offline applications: 30 May 2014
  • Downloading Hall Tickets from University Website: 3 June 2014
  • Date of Entrance Examination: 7, 8 and 9 June 2014


Important: The Hall Tickets will be made available for downloading on the University’s Website. The University will not send the Hall Tickets by Post. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the candidates to download the same and appear for the examination.


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