National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Entrance Exam 2008

National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Entrance Exam 2008

Deemed University

(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
Karnal-132001 (Haryana)

Admission for 2008-09

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

An All India Competitive Entrance Examination will be conducted for admission to Ph.D. programme in different disciplines as per details given below.

Date of Entrance Test: 20.06.2008

Examination Centres: NDRI, Karnal (Haryana) SRS of NDRI, Bangalore (Karnataka) ERS of NDRI. Kalyani (West Bengal)

Disciplines: Dairy Microbiology, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Technology, Dairy Engineering, Animal. Biochemistry, Animal Biotechnology, Animal Genetics & Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Animal Physiology, Livestock Production & Management, Dairy Economics and Dairy Extension.

Eligibility: Master degree in relevant area with 60 percent marks (55 per cent marks for SC/ST and 50% for Kashmiri Migrants) or equivalent OGPA.

Reservation of seats: There would be reservation of seats for admissions in all the programmes to the extent of 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 5% for Kashmiri Migrants and 3% for PH candidates as defined in the Information Bulletin.

Scheme of Examination : There will be only one question paper consisting of objective type questions and short answers related to each subject. Admission will be made on merit basis.

The candidates may choose a discipline according to their eligibility and choice of the campus.

Ph.D. and Master’s Degree in Dairying (For In-service candidates)

In-service candidates from State Agricultural Universities, ICAR institutions and other government institutes/departments will be considered for Ph.D and Masters degree programmes only if they are fully sponsored by their employer.

Date of Interview : 21.06 2008

Venue: NDRI, Karnal (Haryana)

Disciplines: Same as for Ph.D. programme (Open stream)

Eligibility: In-service candidates in permanent employment with Central/State Government and Universities, having three years regular service in the relevant field and requisite qualification (Master’s degree for Ph.D. in Dairying and Bachelors degree for Master in Dairying) in the relevant area with ‘ 60 percent marks (55 percent marks for SC/ST and 50% for Kashmiri Migrants) or equivalent OGPA.

Mode of Selection: There will be no written examination. Candidates will be selected on the basis of Interview and academic scores as given in the informat Bulletin

The Information Bulletin and Application forms may be obtained from the office of the Registrar, National Dairy Research Institute, Kamal-132 001 (Haryana) by submitting a bank draft of Rs.1000/- drawn in favour of “ICAR UNIT, NDRI, KARNAI,” payable at Karnal or against cash payment at our sale counter.

While making request for supply of information bulletin by post, the following Information should be given:

  1. Name (in capital letters)
  2. Full Postal address with PIN Code
  3. Course in which candidate seeking admission
  4. Details of Demand Draft

The application form and information bulletin can also be downloaded from NDRI website: http://www.ndri.res.in

Note: Applications downloaded from the website have to be submitted alongwith a bank draft of Rs.1000/ drawn in favour of ‘ICAR UNIT, NDRI, KARNAL” payable at Karnal

Sale of application forms begins from: 1st April, 2008

Last date for sale of application forms)

  1. By Post: 9th May, 2008
  2. By Cash : 15th May, 2008

Last date for submission of application forms : 19th May, 2008