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UAS Bangalore Ph.D Admissions 2018

Updated On: JUN 15TH, 2017

University of Agricultural Science, Bangalore (UAS) is one of the few universities in India which provides specialized undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) degree programmes in multiple branches of agricultural sciences. Currently, the university offers 9 programmes at UG level, 21 programmes at PG level and the research programme i.e. Ph.D. in 34 disciplines.

The University offers Ph.D. programme in 14 disciplines including agronomy, agricultural economics, crop physiology, plant biotechnology, sericulture, and forestry. Admission to the above mentioned programmes is done on the basis of their performance in qualifying examination, and university entrance test.

Candidates can register themselves for admission to Ph.D. programme by submitting the completed applications, along with the required application fee through Demand Draft (DD).

Official Website of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore   
  • Mode of Application

    Offline

  • START DATE - END DATE

    29th May, 2018 - 10th Jun, 2018


Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 29th May - 20th Jun , 2018

Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture

Ph.D. is offered in the following 14 disciplines:

1. Agricultural Economics – 6 seats

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Agricultural Economics
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

2. Agricultural Entomology – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Agricultural Entomology / Apiculture
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

3. Agricultural Extension – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Agricultural Extn. / Extn. Education
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

4. Agricultural Microbiology – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Agricultural Microbiology
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

5. Agronomy – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Agronomy
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

6. Crop Physiology – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Crop Physiology / Plant Physiology.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

7. Food Science & Nutrition – (4 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Food Science & Nutrition.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

8. Genetics & Plant Breeding – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Genetics Plant Breeding / Agricultural Botany/ Plant Breeding.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

9. Plant Biotechnology – (4 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Plant Biotechnology
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

10. Plant Pathology – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Plant Pathology.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

11. Seed Science & Technology – (4 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Seed Science & Technology / Seed Technology.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

12. Sericulture – (2 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Sericulture / Agricultural Entomology with specialization in Sericulture/ M.Sc. in Sericulture.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

13. Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry – (6 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

14. Forestry & Environmental Science – (4 seats)

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Environmental Science, M.Sc.(Forestry) with specialization in the disciplines of Forestry from any SAU.
  • Candidate should have studied master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.25/4.00 for GC candidates and 2.00/4.00 CGPA for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidate should have studied under Trimester system

NRI candidate’s eligibility for Doctoral programmes:

Eligibility: Candidates should possess master’s degree in the concerned subject of Agricultural Sciences/Technology with minimum CGPA of 7.00 out of 10.00 are eligible for admission to doctoral degree. Such candidates shall also enclose certificate of English language proficiency like ELTS/TOFEL.


How to Apply

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science & M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture

  • Candidates can register themselves by filling-in the online application forms available at the official university website and submitting it upon completion, along with the required application fee
  • Fee shall be paid through Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of “Comptroller, UAS, Bangalore” and payable at Bangalore. In addition to this, Rs. 300/- should be deposited in cash towards Group Health Insurance, at the time of counselling


Admission Process

  • Selection of the candidates to the Ph.D. programme will be based on their qualifying examination merit and performance in the entrance test.
  • Merit will be determined by assigning weightage of 50% to academic performance, 45% to written entrance examination and remaining 5% for sports / cultural / NSS / higher OGPA / Research publications / ICAR / CSIR / UGC / DBT  fellowship


Reservation Criteria

  • Reservation of seats for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/OBC category will be in  accordance with reservation policy stipulated by Government of Karnataka
  • If seats reserved for above mentioned categories are not filled due to non-availability candidates, they will be transferred to General Merit category
  • Seats shall be reserved in favour of NRI/Children’s of NRI/ NRI sponsored candidates not exceeding 2 students per department
  • Seats will be reserved for Teachers/Scientists/Officers of UAS University and for physically challenged candidates


Notes

Scholarship:

Candidates shall be awarded University Resident Merit Scholarship of Rs. 1600/-per month during each academic year. It is mandatory for SC/ST students to apply for Government of India Scholarship.

Hostel:

University provide separate hostels for boys and girls, and international students. Hostel facility shall be provided on first-cum-first serve basis.

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