Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi (IARI) New Delhi Ph.D Admission Notice 2014

Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi (IARI), New Delhi

Ph.D Admission Notice 2014

Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi (IARI), New Delhi has invited applications for admission to Ph.D Courses in various disciplines for Academic Year 2014-15 at IARI, New Delhi; CIAE, Bhopal & IIHR, Bengaluru


(i) Essential Qualification for Admission
(a) 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.
(b) 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 OGPA of 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.

The candidates who are appearing in the Master’s degree examination in 2014 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in the entrance examination, but they will have to submit documentary evidence (including mark sheet for M.Sc. examination) of their eligibility latest by 4.30 P.M. on July 5, 2014.

(ii) Qualification for Admission to Different Disciplines:
The candidates must satisfy one of the qualifications as indicated against the relevant course of Ph.D. degree programme and discipline to which admission is sought.

Discipline - Qualifications (M.Sc./M.Sc.(Agri.)/M.Tech./M.E. in)
01. Agricultural Chemicals: Agricultural Chemicals/Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry/Environmental Science/Chemistry

02. Agricultural Economics:  Agricultural Economics/ Dairy Economics/ Livestock Economics/ Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation/ Fisheries Economics

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)

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.

05. Agricultural Physics: Agricultural Physics/Agril. Chemistry/Soil Science/Agricultural Meteorology/ Meteorology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Engineering/ Physics /Bio-physics/ Water Science and Technology/Geo-informatics/Remote Sensing

06. Agricultural Statistics: Agricultural Statistics/Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Bio-Statistics.

07. Agronomy : Agronomy/Water Science and Technology/Water Management

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

09. Bioinformatics: Bioinformatics/Molecular Biology and/OR Biotechnology/Computer Sciences/ Computer Application/Agricultural Sciences/Life Sciences and equivalent

10. Computer Application: M.Sc./MCA/M.Tech./M.E. in Computer Science/Computer Application/ Computer Engineering/ Computer Science Engineering/ Information Technology/ M.Tech. Agricultural Engineering/ M.Tech. in Post Harvest Technology

11. Entomology : Entomology/Agricultural Entomology/Zoology or Plant Protection with Entomology as specialization/Relevant Life Sciences.

12. Environmental Sciences: Agricultural Sciences/Environmental Sciences/Physical Sciences/Life Sciences/ Chemical Sciences

13. Genetics : Genetics and/OR Plant Breeding/Plant Genetic Resources/any other branch of Biological Sciences with Genetics and/OR Plant Breeding as a subject

14. Horticulture : Horticulture or Agriculture with major in Pomology/ Olericulture/ Floriculture/ Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops/ Food Science and/ OR Technology/ Genetics and/OR Plant Breeding/Plant Genetic Resources/Plant Physiology/Crop Physiology with specialisation in any of above sub-disciplines of Horticulture/Physiology/Plant Genetic Resources/Water Science and Technology

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. Plant Physiology: Plant Physiology/Crop Physiology/Botany/Agricultural Botany/ Biochemistry/ Relevant Life Sciences/Molecular Biology and/OR Biotechnology/Plant Genetic Resources/Bio Science/Plant Science.

21. Post Harvest Technology: a) For Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Horticulture/ Post Harvest Technology/Food Science & Technology.
b) For Post Harvest Engineering and Technology Agricultural Processing and Structures/Food Engineering/Post Harvest Engineering/Biochemical Engineering.

22. Seed Science & Technology: Seed Science & Technology/Genetics and/OR Plant Breeding/Plant Physiology/Crop Physiology/Mycology and/OR Plant Pathology/ Entomology/Nematology/ Botany/ Agricultural Botany/Plant Genetic Resources

23. 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.

24. Water Science & Technology: Water Science and Technology/Agricultural Physics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics (with Physical Sciences at Bachelors Degree Level)/ M.Tech in Agril. Engineering/Civil Engineering.

(iii) Age Limit : The minimum age for admission shall be 21 years as on 31st July, 2014. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.

Candidates are required to submit their application form online only. A candidate can apply for admission to one discipline only.

Before filling the Online Application Form the candidates are required to get the Demand Draft of requisite fee (Rs. 1000/- for Gen/OBC category and Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/PC category) prepared from any branch of nationalized bank in favour of Director, IARI, payable at New Delhi and fill its details in the Online Application Form.

After successful submission, the candidate should take a printout of the online submitted Application Form and send the hard copy of it to Registrar, PG School, IARI, New Delhi -12 along with attested copies of the following documents:
1.       Proof of Date of Birth.
2.       Matriculation (X) or equivalent certification and marks sheet.
3.       Intermediate (XII) of equivalent certification and marks sheet.
4.        Bachelor’s degree certificate and marks sheet.
5.        Master’s degree certificate and marks sheet.
6.       SC/ST/OBC/PC certificate (whichever is applicable).
7.       Certificate required from candidates appearing for M.Sc./M.Sc.(Ag.)/M.E. final year examination.
8.       Original Demand Draft in favour of Director, IARI, payable at New Delhi.

The application (consisting of printout of online application form) duly signed by the candidate along with the required documents (as mentioned in item No. vi above) must reach the Registrar, PG School, IARI, New Delhi-110012 on or before (16 April, 2014) the last date receiving the documents.

Admit Cards for the Entrance Examination to be conducted on 8th June, 2014 may be downloaded during May 19, 2014 to June 8, 2014. The candidates selected for admission at IARI, CIAE and IIHR shall be required to furnish a surety bond for an amount of Rs.50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand only) on non-judicial stamp paper valuing Rs.100/- duly attested by the notary

 (i) Last Date for Receipt of Application : April 09, 2014
(ii) Last date for receipt of through Proper Channel Applications and documents submission for online Application Form : April 16, 2014
(iii) Download Admit Card : May 19-June 8, 2014
(iv) Entrance Examination : June 08, 2014
(v) Download Interview Letter : June 21-July 5, 2014
(vi) Interview : July 07, 2014
(vii) Announcement of Result : July 10, 2014
(viii) Download Final Selection Letter : July 11-August 1, 2014

For details, visit the website link: http://www.iari.res.in/files/InformationBulletin_2014-15.pdf  

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