Doctoral Studies in West Bengal
Many students in West Bengal prefer to continue higher studies and take up research later on. They pursue doctoral degrees after completing their masters and even go abroad. Doctoral degrees are common among many students in West Bengal in both science and humanities. A PhD degree is always revered and admission to a PhD program is not easy. Excellent grades at all levels are required. One has to qualify NET (National Eligibility Test) to be eligible to pursue doctoral program. Usually it takes 3-4 years for one to complete. Most universities in West Bengal encourage students to complete their research even if the road to complete the degree is not an easy one.
To apply for PhD program one must complete his or her Masters degree or an equivalent qualification. Post Doctoral programmes are also offered.
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