Indian Agricultural Research Institute – IARI PhD Admission 2018
Online applications are invited in the prescribed format for admissions to Ph. D programmes in the various disciplines of Agricultural Sciences at Indian Agricultural Research Institute ( IARI ), New Delhi.
IARI Admission Eligibility 2018
- 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 fulll the qualications as prescribed in this 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 / CWSF candidates at least 55% marks or OGPA of 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.
- In case of the universities where OGPA is awarded with equivalence of percentage marks, only OGPA will be considered for determining the eligibility qualication for appearing in the entrance examination. The percentage of marks shall be considered only for candidates coming from universities that do not award grades.
Agricultural Chemicals / Chemistry / Organic Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry
Agricultural Economics / Dairy Economics / Livestock Economics / Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation / Fisheries Economics / Environmental Economics
M.Tech. / M.E. in Agricultural Engineering / Farm Power and Equipment / Soil and Water Conservation Engineering / Irrigation and Drainage Engineering / Water Resource Engineering / Agricultural Processing and Structures / Dairy
Engineering / Water Science and Technology; M.Sc. in Dairy Engineering are eligible for Ph.D. in Agricultural Processing and Structures ( Pre-requisite; B.Sc. / B.Tech. / B.E. in Agricultural Engineering )
Agricultural Extension / Extension Education / Dairy Extension / Fisheries Extension / Livestock Extension / Home Science Extension / Agricultural Extension and Communication / Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension
Agricultural Physics / Soil Science / Agricultural Meteorology / Meteorology / Physics / Bio-physics / Water Science and Technology / Geo-informatics / Remote Sensing/Geo-physics / Environmental Science
Agricultural Statistics / Statistics / Mathematical Statistics / Bio – Statistics
Agronomy / Water Science and Technology / Water Management
Biochemistry / Agricultural Biochemistry / Agricultural Chemistry / Molecular Biology and / or Biotechnology / Chemistry with Organic Chemistry as a special subject / Plant Physiology / Biophysics
M.Sc. / M.Sc. ( Ag ) / M.Tech. / M.E. in Bioinformatics / or Molecular Biology / Biotechnology / Computer Sciences / Computer Application / Agri.- Informatics / Agricultural Statistics / Statistics / Mathematical Statistics / Bio – Statistics with Bioinformatics as a subject in their Post – Graduation degree
M.Sc. / MCA / M.Tech. / M.E. in Computer Science / Computer Application / Computer Engineering / Computer Science Engineering / Information Technology / Agricultural – informatics
Entomology / Agricultural Entomology / Sericulture/Apiculture / Zoology or Plant Protection with Entomology as specialization
Environmental Sciences / Agricultural Sciences / Relevant plant sciences
Floriculture & Landscaping Architecture
Horticulture or Agriculture with major in Floriculture / Floriculture and Landscaping / Floriculture and Landscape Architecture / Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops / Genetics and / or Plant Breeding / Plant Genetic Resources / Plant Physiology / Crop Physiology with specialization in Floriculture
Horticulture or Agriculture with major in Fruit Science, Pomology / Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding / Plant Genetic Resources / Plant Physiology with specialization in any of above discipline of Fruit Science
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Genetics and / or Plant Breeding / Plant Genetic Resources / Agril. Botany / any other branch of Biological Sciences with Plant Genetics and / or Plant Breeding as a subject
Microbiology / Agricultural Microbiology / Environmental Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology / Soil Science and / OR Agricultural Chemistry / Genetics / Botany / Agricultural Botany / Molecular Biology and / or Biotechnology / Relevant Life Sciences / Biochemistry with Microbiology as a special subject
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Molecular Biology and / or Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Plant Physiology / Genetic Engg. / Agricultural Biochemistry / Botany / Agricultural Botany / Genetics and / or Plant Breeding / Microbiology / Agricultural Microbiology / Plant Genetic Resources / Bioinformatics / Relevant Plant Sciences
Nematology / Entomology / Zoology / Botany / Mycology and / or Plant Pathology / Relevant Life Sciences / Molecular Biology and / or Biotechnology / Plant Protection with Nematology as specialization / Agricultural Entomology / Agricultural Microbiology / Helminthology with Nematology
Plant Genetic Resources
Plant Genetic Resources / Genetics / Plant Breeding / Agricultural Botany / Horticulture / Plant Biotechnology / Seed Science & Technology / Plant Physiology / any other branch of Biological Sciences with specialization in these subjects and/or Plant Taxonomy / Economic Botany / Biotechnology
Mycology and / or Plant Pathology / Botany / Agricultural Botany / Molecular Biology and / or Biotechnology / Genetics / Microbiology / Seed Science and Technology / Biochemistry / Plant Genetic Resources / Plant Protection / Relevant Life Sciences with Mycology and / or Plant Pathology as specialization
Plant Physiology / Crop Physiology/Horticulture / Botany / Agricultural Botany / Biochemistry / Relevant Life Sciences / Molecular Biology and / or Biotechnology / Plant Genetic Resources
Post Harvest Technology
a) For Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops:
Horticulture / Post Harvest Technology / Food Science &Technology / Microbiology/Biochemistry
b) For Post Harvest Engineering and Technology:
Agricultural Processing and Structures / Food Engineering / Post Harvest Engineering / Biochemical Engineering ( Pre-requisite: B. Sc., B. Tech. / B.E in Agricultural Engineering )
Seed Science & Technology
Seed Science and Technology or Genetics and / or Plant Breeding / Plant Physiology or Crop Physiology / Botany or Agricultural Botany / Plant Genetic Resources / Mycology or Plant Pathology or Entomology or Nematology with specialization in Seed Science
The minimum age for Ph.D. admission shall be 21 years as on 31st July, 2018. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit
Admission of In – service candidates of State Agricultural Universities ( SAUs ) under Faculty Upgradation
Scheme ( FUS )
- Essential Qualifications : Same as given under Open Scheme.
- Not more than three candidates sponsored by any university shall be admitted in any one year under this stream.
The candidates sponsored under this scheme should be regular employees of the university and should be likely to continue in service after obtaining the degree. The candidates should be sponsored on deputation terms entitling them to full salary and allowances. No fellowship shall be awarded to them by the IARI.
The words “Sponsored for admission under Faculty Upgradation Scheme”should be clearly inscribed on the cate as given atapplication form and on the forwarding letter.
Admission under ICAR In – service Nominee Scheme
Essential Qualification : Same as given for admission under Open Scheme. The candidates sponsored under this scheme should only be those ICAR employees who have qualified for ICAR Senior Fellowship Examination with or without fellowship.
The word “Sponsored for admission under reserved seats for ICAR employees” should be clearly inscribed on the application form and in the forwarding letter.
Admission under Departmental Quota
This scheme of admission is meant for Scientic and Technical staff working at IARI / IASRI / NBPGR / NRCPB. Separate circular is issued by the PG School, IARI in this regard.
IARI PhD Application Form 2018
How to apply
Candidates can apply through the “ http://phdentranceiari.icar.gov.in” . Candidates can only apply through online.
1000 for Gen / OBC category and 500 for SC / ST / PC / CWSF category
IARI PhD Admission 2018 Selection process
Academic Attainments ( Record )
Weightage for academic attainments (High School to terminal degree) would be 10%.
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 / CWSF candidates. Total marks ( percentile ) would be considered for the preparation 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%. Candidates qualifying in the Entrance Examination will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 1:4 ( No. of seats: No. of students called for interview). The interview would be held on 2nd July, 2018 in respective Disciplines and the candidates may download their interview letter from 25th June to 2nd July, 2018. Merit after the interview and Institute choice as exercised by the candidate in the Application Form shall be the fulfillment of all the other requirements for admission.criterion for selection in the respective Institute subject to fulfillment of all the other requirements for admission The list of selected candidates will be displayed at P.G. School, IARI and on website of IARI, New Delhi (www.iari.res.in) on 7th July, 2018 and the selected candidates may download their selection letter from 16th July to 27th July, 2018. The selected candidates will be allowed to join the Post Graduate School of IARI, New Delhi and its PG outreach programme at CIAE, Bhopal for pursuing further studies only after they are declared
IARI PhD Admission Important Dates 2018
|1||Last Date for Receipt of Application||16th April, 2018|
|2||Last Date for Receipt of Application through Proper channel anddocuments submission for online Application Form||23rd April, 2018|
|3||Download Admit Card||26th May - 03rd June, 2018|
|4||Entrance Examination||10th June, 2018|
|5||Download Interview Letter||25th June - 02nd July, 2018|
|6||Interview||02nd July, 2018|
|7||Announcement of Result||07th July, 2018|
|8||Download Final Selection Letter||16th July - 27th July, 2018|
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