Research Admissions at IARI: Apply online by April 16
Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi -110 012, a Deemed to be University, has invited online applications for admission to Ph.D Programs in various disciplines of Agricultural Sciences at IARI, New Delhi.
Disciplines: The disciplines (main subjects of study) offered, leading to the Ph.D. degree, include Agricultural Chemicals, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Physics, Agricultural Statistics, Agronomy, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Computer Application, Entomology, Environmental Sciences, Floriculture and Landscape Architecture, Fruit Science, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Nematology, Plant Genetic Resources, Plant Pathology, Plant Physiology, Post-Harvest Technology, Seed Science and Technology, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Vegetable Science & Water Science And Technology. Details regarding the sub-disciplines (major fields/specializations) within each discipline; the discipline wise details of seats for Ph.D. to be filled at IARI, New Delhi are given in the information Brochure that can be downloaded from http://iari.res.in/
Schemes of Admission: Admissions are made under Open Scheme, Faculty Up gradation Scheme (FUS) for In-service candidates of State Agricultural Universities (SAUs), ICAR In-service Nominee Scheme and Departmental Quota scheme. Details on the eligibility including academic qualifications needed are given in the Information Bulleting available at http://www.iari.res.in. Those who have appeared in the Master’s degree examination in the year 2018 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in written entrance examination provisionally for Ph.D. programme. However, they will have to submit documentary evidence of their eligibility on or before June 30, 2018 failing which they shall not be considered for Interview.
Application: Applications are to be submitted online only, latest by 16 April 2018 at http://phdentranceiari.icar.gov.in/. Instructions for submission of application are given in the Information Bulletin and at the admission website. One who has already been awarded Ph.D. degree from IARI or any other university/Institute shall not be allowed for entrance examination for the same degree. One can apply for admission to one Discipline only.
Application Fee: Application fee is Rs.1000/- for General/OBC Categories and Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PC/CWSF Categories, which has to be paid through NEFT as per the details given in the Information Bulletin.
The hard copy of application (print out of online filled Application Form) duly signed by the candidate and complete in all respects along with Self attested copies of documents listed in the Information Bulletin, has to be reach the ‘Registrar, Post Graduate School, IARI, New Delhi-110012’ by 23 April 2018. Those who are in employment are required to take printout of their application form submitted online and send it through proper channel to reach the ‘Registrar, Post Graduate School, IARI, New Delhi-110012’, latest by April 23, 2018. However, advance copy may be submitted to the School along with required documents and details of fees transferred through NEFT.
Selection: Final selection will be based on Academic Attainments (Record) which would have Weightage of 10%, Entrance Examination having a weightage of 80% and Interview with weightage of 10%.
Academic attainments would be assessed form High School to terminal degree. The Entrance Examination to be held on 3 June 2018 will have one paper with three parts. Part-I will have questions from General Agriculture and Part-II & III will be subject papers. 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 for calculating the percentage mark within that discipline. Those 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 July 2, 2018 in respective Disciplines and the candidates may download their interview letter from June 25 to July 02, 2018.
All enquiries should be addressed to the Registrar, Post Graduate School, IARI, New Delhi-110012 (Ph. 011-25843438, 011-25846536, Fax: 011-25846420) Emails: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com