Indian Agricultural Research Institute – IARI PhD Admission 2016
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 2016 :
1) Essential Qualification for Admission
- 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 this bulletin are eligible to apply for admission.
- For General / OBC candidates : At least 60% marks OR an overall grade point average ( OGPA ) of 7.50 out of 10.00 OR 3.75 out of 5.00 OR 3.00 out of 4.00 OR 2.25 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 7.00 out of 10.00 OR 3.50 out of 5.00 OR 2.80 out of 4.00 OR 2.10 out of 3.00 in M.Sc. / M.Sc. (Ag.) / M.Tech. / M.E.
2) Age Limit : The minimum age for admission shall be 21 years as on 31st July, 2016. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.
3) Qualification for Admission to Different Disciplines :
|01||Agricultural Chemicals||Agricultural Chemicals / Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry / Environmental Science / Chemistry||6|
|02||Agricultural Economics||Agricultural Economics / Dairy Economics / Livestock Economics / Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation / Fisheries Economics||5|
|03||Agricultural Engineering||Agricultural Engineering/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. / BE in Agricultural Engineering )||8|
|04||Agricultural Extension||Agricultural Extension / Extension Education / Dairy Extension / Fisheries Extension / Livestock Extension / Home Science Extension / Agricultural Extension and Communication / Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension||6|
|05||Agricultural Physics||Agricultural Physics / Soil Science / Agricultural Meteorology / Meteorology / Physics / Bio-physics / Water Science and Technology / Geoinformatics / Remote Sensing||5|
|06||Agricultural Statistics||Agricultural Statistics / Statistics / Mathematical Statistics / Bio-Statistics||8|
|07||Agronomy||Agronomy / Water Science and Technology / Water Management||6|
|08||Biochemistry||Biochemistry / Agricultural Biochemistry / Agricultural Chemistry / Molecular Biology and / OR Biotechnology / Relevant discipline of Life Sciences / Chemistry with Organic Chemistry as a special subject / Plant Physiology / Biophysics||5|
|09||Bioinformatics||Bioinformatics OR Molecular Biology / Biotechnology / Computer Sciences / Computer Application / Agricultural Statistics / Statistics / Mathematical Statistics / Biostatistics with Bioinformatics as a subject in Post Graduation Degree.||5|
|10||Computer Application||M.Sc. / MCA / M.Tech. / M.E. in Computer Science / Computer Application / Computer Engineering / Computer Science Engineering / Information Technology||5|
|11||Entomology||Entomology / Agricultural Entomology/ Zoology or Plant Protection with Entomology as specialization / Relevant Life Sciences||7|
|12||Environmental Sciences||Agricultural Sciences / Environmental Sciences / Physical Sciences / Life Sciences / Chemical Sciences||5|
|13||Floriculture and Landscaping Architecture||Horticulture or Agriculture with major in Floriculture / Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops / Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding / Plant Genetic Resources / Plant Physiology / Crop 5Physiology with specialisation in Floriculture||3|
|14||Fruit Science||Horticulture or Agriculture with major in Fruit Science / Pomology / Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding / Plant Genetic Resources / Plant Physiology with specialisation in any of above discipline of Fruit Science / Physiology / Water Science and Technology||5|
|15||Genetics||Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding / Plant Genetic Resources / any other branch of Biological Sciences with Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding as a subject||9|
|16||Microbiology||Microbiology / Agricultural 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 / Environmental Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology||6|
|17||Molecular Biology & Biotechnology||Molecular Biology and / OR Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Agricultural Biochemistry / Botany / Agricultural Botany / Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding / Relevant Life Sciences / Microbiology Agricultural Microbiology / Plant Genetic Resources / Bioinformatics||8|
|18||Nematology||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||5|
|19||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||6|
|20||Plant Pathology||Mycology and / OR Plant Pathology / Botany / Agricultural Botany / Molecular Biology and / OR Biotechnology / Genetics / Microbiology / Seed Science & Technology / Biochemistry / Plant Genetic Resources / Plant Protection / Relevant Life Sciences with Mycology and Plant Pathology as specialization / Bioinformatics||9|
|21||Plant Physiology||Plant Physiology / Crop Physiology / Botany / Agricultural Botany / Biochemistry / Relevant Life Sciences / Molecular Biology and / OR Biotechnology / Plant Genetic Resources / Bio Science / PlantScience||6|
|22||Post Harvest Technology||a) For Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Horticulture / Post Harvest Technology / Food Science & Technologyb) For Post Harvest Engineering and Technology Agricultural Processing and Structures / Food Engineering / Post Harvest Engineering/Biochemical Engineering||6|
|23||Seed Science & Technology||Seed Science & Technology or any one of the discipline of Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding / Plant Physiology or Crop Physiology / Botany/ Agricultural Botany / Plant Genetic Resources / Mycology and / OR Plant Pathology or Entomology or Nematology with specialization in Seed Science||6|
|24||Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry||Soil Science and / OR Agricultural Chemistry / Chemistry / Agricultural Physics with specialization in Soil Physics / Environmental Sciences with specialization in Soil Science / Agricultural Microbiology with specialization in Soil Science||8|
|25||Vegetable Science||Horticulture or Agriculture with major in Olericulture / Vegetable Science / Vegetable Breeding / Genetics and / OR Plant Breeding / Plant Genetic Resources with specialization in Vegetable Science||5|
|26||Water Science & Technology||Water Science and Technology / Agricultural Physics / Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry / Mathematics ( with Physical Sciences at Bachelors Degree Level) / M.Tech in Agril. Engineering / Civil Engineering||4|
IARI PhD Selection Process 2016 :
1) Academic Attainments ( Record )
Weightage for academic attainments ( High School to terminal degree) would be 10%.
2) Entrance Examination
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 is 50% for General / OBC, 45% for SC / ST / PC candidates. Total marks would be considered for the preparation of merit.
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 4th July, 2016 in respective Disciplines and the candidates may download their interview letter from 29th June, 2016 to 02nd July, 2016.
IARI PhD Admit Card 2016 :
Admit Cards for the Entrance Examination may be downloaded during 20th – 24th April, 2016.
IARI PhD Application Form 2016 :
Candidates are required to submit their application form online only. Before filling the Online Application Form, the candidates are required to get the demand draft of 1,000/- ( for General / OBC category ) and 500/- ( for SC / ST / PC category ) prepared from any branch of nationalized bank in favour of Director, IARI, payable at New Delhi and fill their details in the Online Application Form.
IARI PhD Admission Important Dates 2016 :
|Last Date for Receipt of Application||07th March, 2016|
|Last date for Receipt of Applications through Proper Channel and documents submission for online Application Form||14th March, 2016|
|Download Admit Card||20th – 24th April, 2016|
|IARI PhD Entrance Examination||24th April, 2016|
|Download Interview Letter||29th June, 2016 – 02nd July, 2016|
|Interview||04th July, 2016|
|Announcement of Result||08th July, 2016|
|Download Final Selection Letter||15th to 29th July, 2016|
Useful Link :
IARI Contact Address :
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi – 110114, India.
Email : email@example.com,
Telephone No : 011-25842390, 25846536, 25843438,
Fax No : 011-25843438, 25846420.