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SVVU PhD Fishery Science Admission 2017


Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University

Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University Tirupati announces PhD  Fishery Science Admission 2017

Applications from eligible candidates are invited for admission into PhD Courses in faculty of Veterinary Sciences for the academic year 2017-18

Applications are invited from the candidates belonging to Andhra Pradesh for 85% seats

The 15% of seats are open for candidates of Andhra Pradesh, Telengana and other states provided these candidates appear for Entrance Test conducted by SVVU. However, candidates from other states are not eligible for stipend

Number of Seats

The details of seats available for fresh candidates: (a) Aquaculture 01 Seat [College Offer – College of Fishery Science, Muthukur]


Master of Fishery Science(MFSc) or an equivalent exam from SVVU/ANGRAU or from an institution accredited by ICAR in the concerned field of specialization with at least 70% marks in the aggregate under traditional system of exam or an OGPA of 2.7 or above in 4.00 point scale or OGPA of 6.50 or above in 10.00 point scale in grade point system

In the case of SC/ST and PH candidates, 60% marks in the aggregate under traditional system in Master of Fishery Science under traditional system or OGPA of 2.5 out of 4.00 or 6.00 out of 10.00 under Grade Point system is sufficient.  The Basic Degree i.e. B.F.Sc. is essential

Candidates awaiting final thesis viva voce result may apply. However, they have to produce provisional certificate on or before the date of entrance examination failing which they shall not be allowed for entrance exam

For admission into PhD in the following specialization in Fishery Science, candidates who posses M.F.Sc. in the major fields specified against that are also eligible

Age Limit

The upper age limit is 50 years as on 01st July 2017 including ICAR senior Research fellowship holders

Reservations of Seats

For SC/ST & BC: Candidates 15%, 6% and 29% of the seats are reserved for candidates belonging to SC/ST and Backward Classes respectively

For Physically challenged: candidates 3% seats are reserved as per the Govt. norms

For Women: 1/3rd of the total seats shall be reserved for women. If no lady candidate is available it will be filled up by men

In case of disciplines with more than 03 seats, 85% of seats after excluding those reserved for candidates from other states, shall be reserved in favour of candidates belonging to Andhra University/ Sri Venkateswara University

Selection Criteria

The Weightage of marks will be as follows:

i. Entrance Test – 50

ii. M.F.Sc Level – 20

iii. B.F.Sc Level – 10

iv. Interview Performance – 20

The qualifying marks in the entrance test shall be 50%. In case of SC/ST/PH candidates, there are no qualifying marks to the extent of seats reserved for them. The entrance test shall consist of 100 multiple choice questions covering Post graduate courses listed in respective discipline with 500 series

The candidates have to mark answers by darkening circles on OMR sheet

Candidates applying for admission should appear for Entrance test at their own expenses

Application Procedure

The applications shall be downloaded from

The downloaded and duly filled in application along with attested copies of required certificates and  copy of the counterfoil of Registration Fee paid Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- in case of SC/ST/PH) through online preferably in Andhra Bank/any Nationalized Bank  favoring Comptroller, SVVU, Payable at Andhra Bank, Thummalagunta Branch, Tirupati A/c No.: 209810100016530, IFSc Code ANDB0002098 having UTR No. /Transaction ID should reach the Registrar, SVVU, Administrative Office, Dr. Y.S.R. Bhavan, Tirupati-517502 on or before 31st July 2017 by 04.00 p.m. either in person or by Registered Post with Acknowledgement due

Application received after this due date will summarily be rejected.  Candidates who are in employment should send their applications through proper channel. The University is not responsible for any postal delay

Hall Ticket

The Hall tickets can be obtained from the PG section, Administrative Office, SVVU, Tirupati during the working days and working hours from 07th August 2017 & 08th August 2017

Important Dates

Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 31st July 2017

Date of Entrance Test PhD: 09th August 2017

Date of Interview: 22nd August 2017

Registration of 1st Semester of PhD Academic year 2017-18: 28th August 2017  

SVVU Tirupati

Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Administrative Office, Dr. Y.S.R. Bhavan, Tirupati-517502, Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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