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Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya PhD Courses Admission 2016

Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya announces PhD Admission 2016

Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya (UBKV), Coochbehar invites applications in prescribed form through online only for admission to PhD Programme under University Research Scholar/ In-Service/ Project or Research Fellow/ Self Supporting/ Collaborative Research Category in the following disciplines for the session 2016-17.

Courses Offered

The numbers of seats under different disciplines for URS category are given below:

PhD (Agriculture): (i) Agricultural Economics-02 (GEN*-01, GEN-01); (ii) Agricultural Entomology-02 (GEN*-01, GEN-01); (iii) Agricultural Statistics-02 (GEN-01, SC-01); (iv) Agronomy-02 (GEN-01, SC-01); (v) Bio-Chemistry-01; (vi) Genetics & Plant Breeding-02 (GEN-01,ST-01); (vii) Plant Pathology-02 (GEN-01, OBC-A-01); (viii) Seed Science & Technology-01 (GEN*-01); (ix) Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry-02 (GEN*-01, OBC-B-01)

PhD (Horticulture): (i) Floriculture, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants-02 (GEN*-01, GEN-01); (ii) Plantation Crops & Processing-01(GEN-01); (iii) Pomology and Post Harvest Technology-02 (GEN-01, SC-01); (iv) Vegetables & Spice Crops-02 (GEN*-01, OBC-A-01)


To the PhD degree course in a discipline of Agriculture, Horticulture & Forestry for University Research Scholar, In-service, Self Supporting, Collaborative Research and Project Fellow of session 2016-17 will be held on 31st July 2016

Consistently good academic records with Master’s Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry Science having at least 6.5 OGPA (6.00 OGPA for SC/ ST & PWD candidates) from any recognised Indian/ Foreign University followed by Bachelors’ Degree in Agricultural/ Horticultural/ Forestry Science under 10+2+4 or 10+1+4 or 11+4

Experience of Dissertation in University/ Institute for at least one year

Minimum age for admission is 23 years as on 01st January 2016

Interested Research Associates under different projects that are being implemented at the University may apply online on selection the prescribed option

How to Apply

Online link for submission of admission form will be available at University Website

Application form has to submit online only on payment of Rs.600/- only for general & OBC-A& OBC-B categories and Rs.150/- only for SC/ ST categories with service charge through online or offline mode as non refundable

Details of Entrance Test are available in Annexure-II

Envelope containing application form (ONLY FOR In-Service and Project fellow category applicants) should super scribed as “Application Form for admission to PhD Programme under In-Service/ Project fellow category, 2016-17” to be reached to the office of the Deputy Registrar, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, P.O.-Pundibari, Dist.-Coochbehar, West Bengal-736165 on or before the last date positively

Important Dates

Starting Date of Submission of Application Form through Online: 22nd June 2016

Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 15th July 2016 up to 23.59 hrs.

Date of Publication of Eligible candidate’s list for Entrance test: 22nd July 2016

Date of Entrance Test: 31st July 2016

Date of Publication of Merit List: 02nd August 2016

Date of Counseling and Admission: 11th August 2016

Classes will commence on and from: 16th August 2016

Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya (UBKV), Coochbehar

Po Pundibari, Distt Coochbehar-736165 (West Bengal), Website