Central Agricultural University Entrance Exam

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CAU Entrance Examination 2019

Central Agricultural University ( CAU ) invites applications for admission to the PhD Degree Program for the year 2019 – 2020.


CAU Eligibility 2019

Candidates with Master’s degree in concerned / related subjects from a recognized University with OGPA of 6.50 /10.00, 3.25 /5.00, 2.6 /4.00 are eligible for admission to the Doctoral programmes under General /OBC / UPS category. SC / ST  / PC category candidates with OGPA of 5.50 / 10.00, 2.75 / 5.00, 2.20 / 4.00 in the Master’s degree shall be eligible for admission. In case where Grade Points are not awarded, only marks are awarded, the candidates must have secured at least 60% marks for General / OBC / UPS category and 50% marks for SC / ST / PC category. For in-service candidates also, qualifications remain same for respective categories.

CAU PhD Seats 2019

The details of constituent Colleges, disciplines and intake capacity are shown below :

SI. No.Name of the Constituent CollegeDisciplineNumber of Seats
1College of Agriculture, Imphal, Manipur1 ) Plant Breeding & Genetics02
2 ) Plant Pathology01
3) Agronomy01
4) Soil Science02
5) Entomology01
2College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H., Seleshi, Aizawl, Mizoram1) Animal Nutrition02
2) Livestock Production & Management02
3) Veterinary Biochemistry01
4) Veterinary Microbiology02
5) Veterinary Pathology01
6) Veterinary Medicine02
7) Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology & Obstertrics01
3College of Post - Graduate Studies, Umiam ( Barapani ), Meghalaya1) Plant Breeding & Genetics02
2) Plant Pathology01
3) Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology01
4) Agronomy01
5) Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry01
6) Agricultural Economics01
7) Agricultural Extension01
4College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh.1) Vegetable Science01
2) Fruit Science02
5.College of Fisheries, Lembucherra, Tripura1) Aquatic Animal Health02
6.College of Agricultural Engineering & PHT, Ranipool, Sikkim1) Farm Machinery & Power engineering02
2) Soil & Water Conservation Engineering01
3) Processing & Food Engineering01

15%, 7.5%, 27% and 3% seats will be reserved for SC, ST, OBC and PC as per the guidelines of Govt, of India. The reservation between SC and ST is interchangeable i.e. if sufficient numbers of candidates are not available to fill up the seats reserved for SC candidates, seat(s) can be filled up from among suitable ST candidate and vice-versa. If the University does not find the candidate from OBC category, the OBC seats shall be converted into General Category seats.

The candidates seeking admission for Ph.D. programmes in this University as sponsored candidates should be on deputation terms/study leave.

CAU PhD Application Form 2019

Candidate to fill the Application form in official website : www.cau.ac.in

The application on white paper ( A4 ) as per appended application format along with self attested copies of certificates, mark sheets, age proof certificate, domicile certificate, OBC / Caste / Tribe / Physically challenged certificate ( if required ) and non-refundable fee of ₹ 1500/- ( Rupees one thousand five hundred ) only for General / OBC / In-service candidates and ₹ 750/- ( Rupees seven hundred fifty ) only for SC / ST / PC candidates in the form of IPO for Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Comptroller, Central Agricultural University, Imphal payable at the SBI ( Main Branch ), Imphal should be sent so as to reach the Office of the Registrar, Central Agricultural University, Lamphelpat, Imphal – 795004, Manipur on   July, 2019. ( University will not be responsible for any POSTAL DELAY ).

General Note :

  • The candidates who have appeared in the Master’s degree examination in the year 2017 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission but they will have to submit documentary proof of their successful completion of qualifying degree examination on the date of registration.
  • Intimation for appearing in the Entrance Examination will be sent to the concerned candidates (  July, 2019 ) by e-mail only. Hence, e-mail address is mandatory along with telephone / mobile numbers. Candidates may also collect their Admit Card personally from the Academic Section of the University Hqtrs. / College of Post-Graduate Studies, Barapani, Meghalaya where Entrance Test shall be held ( only   July, 2019 ).


CAU Important Dates 2019

1Last date for submission of application form 15th July, 2017
2CAU PhD Entrance Examination20th July, 2017

Contact Details

Central Agricultural University,
Iroisemba, Imphal,
Manipur – 795004,
Telephone No : +91-385-2415933,
Fax No : +91-385-2410414,
E-Mail : cau.website@gmail.com,
Website : www.cau.ac.in.

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.