PhD Admission at Agricultural Sciences at IARI New Delhi


Online applications in the prescribed forms are invited for admission to Ph.D. programmes in various disciplines of Agricultural Sciences at IARI, New Delhi. There will be an entrance examination for Ph.D admission on 23 April 2017.

The weightage for entrance examination is 80%. The candidates will have to appear for Entrance Examination consisting of one paper of three parts: Part-I (General Agriculture) and Part-II & III (Subject Paper). The minimum qualifying mark for appearing in the interview is 50% for General/OBC, 45% for SC/ST/PC candidates. Total marks (percentile) would be considered for thepreparation of merit. The highest mark scored by the candidates within each discipline will be considered as maximum mark (=100%) for calculating the % mark within that discipline.

The weightage for interview is 10% and weightage for academic attainments (High School to terminal degree) would be 10%.

Disciplines:
01. Agricultural Chemicals
02. Agricultural Economics
03. Agricultural Engineering
04. Agricultural Extension
05. Agricultural Physics
06. Agricultural Statistics
07. Agronomy
08. Biochemistry
09. Bioinformatics
10. Computer Application
11. Entomology
12. Environmental Sciences
13. Floriculture & Landscape Architecture
14. Fruit Science
15. Genetics and Plant Breeding
16. Microbiology
17. Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
18. Nematology
19. Plant Genetic Resources
20. Plant Pathology
21. Plant Physiology
22. Post Harvest Technology
23. Seed Science & Technology>
24. Soil Science & AgriculturalChemistry
25. Vegetable Science
26. Water Science & Technology

Eligibility
Only those candidates who had their Bachelor‟s Degree Programmes under 10+2+4 OR 10+2+3 OR 10+1+4 system (OR awarded B.Sc. degree under 10+2+2 system prior to 1985) and fulfill the qualifications as prescribed in the admission bulletin are eligible to apply for admission.

For General/OBC candidates: At least 60% marks OR an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 7.00 out of 10.00 OR 3.50 out of 5.00 OR 2.8 out of 4.00 OR 2.21 out of 3.00 in M.Sc./M.Sc. (Ag.)/M.Tech./M.E

For SC/ST/PC candidates: At least 55% marks OR OGPAof 6.50 out of 10.00 OR 3.25 out of 5.00 OR 2.6 out of 4.00 OR 1.95 out of 3.00 in M.Sc./M.Sc. (Ag.)/M.Tech./M.E.

The candidates who have appeared in the Master’s degree examination in the year 2017 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission.

In case of the universities where OGPA is awarded with equivalence of percentage marks, only OGPA will be considered for determining the eligibility qualification for appearing in the entrance examination.The percentage of marks shall be considered only for candidates coming from universities that do not award grades.

Age Limit:The minimum age for admission shall be 21 years as on 31st July, 2017. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit

How to apply: Eligible candidates may apply online only through http://www.iari.res.in
The hard copy of application (print out of online filled Application Form) duly signed by the candidate and complete in all respects along with the Demand Draft in favour of Director, IARI payable at New Delhi for Rs.1000/- for General/OBC and Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PC Category may be submitted to the Registrar, Post Graduate School, IARI, New Delhi-110012. Candidates are also advised to keep themselves abreast with communication from the P.G. School, IARI over their e-mail IDs.
Important Dates
Last Date of receipt of Online Applications: 06.03.2017
Last Date of receipt of applications through proper channel: 13.03.2017
Date of Entrance Examination: 23.04.2017 (SUNDAY)
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