Last date : Submission of Online Application for Ph.D Admission 2018-19 on 02/07/2018.
Online applications are invited for admission to Doctoral Degree programmes. The admission will be done through an Entrance Examination to be held on 08/07/2018 and 15/07/2018 for Doctoral Degree programmes at the University campus at Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal. The Syllabus for the programmes has been displayed on the University website (www.bckv.edu.in).
All the Ph.D. seats, excepting ICAR seats will be filled up by the domicile students, State of West Bengal. However, the non-domicile students according to merit list will be considered for admission in the unfilled seats at different departments, if any. Nondomicile students are not eligible for University Research Scholarship (URS). The SC/ST/OBC candidates who are domicile of West Bengal will get the benefit of reservation; ICAR’s nominees will be considered as per prevailing rules.
For Entrance Examination of Doctoral Degree Programme
in the Faculty of Agriculture, Horticulture and Agricultural Engineering, candidates may apply for only one subject/department according to the following subjects/departments under the respective faculty as mentioned below.
Faculty of Agriculture:
- Plant Pathology
- Agril. Entomology
- Agril. Economics
- Agril. Statistics
- Agril. Extension
- Genetics & Plant Breeding
- Seed Science & Technology
- Plant Physiology
- Agril. Chem. & Soil Science
- Agril. Biochemistry
- Agril. Chemicals
- Agril. Meteorology & Physics
- Soil & Water Conservation
- Animal Science
- Agril. Biotechnology
Faculty of Horticulture:
- Fruit Science
- Vegetable Science
- Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
- Postharvest Technology
- Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
Faculty of Agricultural Engineering:
- Soil & Water Engineering
- Farm Machinery & Power
- Food Engineering
- Post Harvest Engineering
Candidates must have passed 2-year Master degree
examination in Agriculture / Horticulture / Agril. Engineering from a duly recognized University, following 4-year Bachelor Degree programme with relevant subjects, securing an Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.50/10.00 in ten-point scale, 3.25/5.00 in five-point scale, 2.60/4.00 in four-point scale for General / OBC / PH Category, whereas for SC/ST categories, the said requirement is an OGPA of at least 5.50/10.00, 2.75/5.00, or 2.20/4.00. In other cases, where grade-points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured at least 60% marks for General / OBC / PH Category, whereas for SC / ST candidates, the minimum percentage of marks is 50%.
Candidates passed 2-year Master Degree in cognate branches
under traditional system and secured at least 60% marks for General / OBC / PH and 50% for SC / ST candidates in aggregate in related discipline following a 3-year Bachelor Degree with Honours in concerned subject are also eligible for admission excepting in the courses offered by the Faculty of Horticulture and the Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture.
In the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering
, the candidates having M.Tech. in Civil / Mechanical / Chemical Engineering after completing 4-years Bachelor Degree in Engineering are eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme in the respective department as cognate branches of Agricultural Engineering.
In the Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, the candidates must have passed 2-year Master Degree in concerned subjects followed by B.V.Sc. and Animal Husbandry degree / B.Sc. (Ag.)Hons. with specialization in Animal Husbandry are eligible for admission to Doctoral Degree programme in the Department of Animal Science. In regard to securing of marks for admission to the said courses, contents as stated above will be followed. Other qualifications related to Graduation in the course credit and traditional system would be the same as mentioned above.
Candidates must have passed the 4-year Bachelor Degree
examination in Agriculture / Horticulture / Agricultural Engineering securing Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.60/10.00 in ten-point scale, 3.25/5.00 in five-point scale, 2.60/4.00 in four-point scale for General and OBC categories, whereas for SC / ST candidates the said requirement is an OGPA of at least 5.60/10.00, 2.75/5.00, or 2.20/4.00. In other cases, where grade-points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured at least 60 % marks for General and OBC categories, whereas for SC / ST categories the requirement is 50% marks.
Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (10+2)
- General stream or Vocational stream securing at least 50 % marks in aggregate for General and OBC categories, whereas for SC/ST categories the said requirement is 40% marks.
Candidates appeared in the final semester of post-graduate programme are also eligible to apply.
All the candidates are required to submit the photocopy of all the transcripts at the time of counseling for admission.
||Last Date of Submission of Application Forms
||Date of commencement of generation/ download of admit card
||Date of Entrance Examination
||Last date of up-gradation of Application Forms with Master Degree Final Marks
||Publication of Merit List
||Date of Counseling / Admission of Doctoral Degree students for domicile candidates at Convocation Hall, Administrative Building (2nd Floor), BCKV, Mohanpur, Nadia
||Publication of vacant seats for non-domicile students, if any
||Interview date for the In-service candidates and publication of result
||Date of Counseling / Admission of Doctoral Degree for non-candidates at Convocation Hall, Administrative Building (2nd Floor), BCKV, Mohanpur, Nadia (if vacancy occurs)
||Date of Registration & Commencement of 1st semester classes of Ph.D. candidates.
NB: If there is any change in the above mentioned dates due to unavoidable circumstances, revised dates will be notified in the University Website.
Schedule for Entrance Examination
||F/ of Ag. Bldg.
F/of Hort. Bldg.
Schedule for Department-wise Counseling
||Name of the Department
|Floriculture and Landscaping Architecture
|Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
|All department of Ag. Engineering
|Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science
|Genetics & Plant Breeding
|Seed Science & Technology
|Ag. Meteorology & Physics
|Soil & Water Conservation
||Counseling for non-domicile candidates for the aforesaid courses (if vacancy occurs)
||Admission Fees (A)
|Hostel Fees (B)
|Total Fees to be paid at the time of Admission for 1st Semester
|Total Fees to be paid at the time of Admission for 1st Semester
|Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)
Mode of Application (Online) and Payment of Fees (Online & Offline)
Apply online through the Viswavidyalaya website (www.bckv.edu.in) and application fee is to be paid as per the following rates. Application fees once paid will not be refunded.
|For Doctoral Degree admission (General/OBC category)
|For Doctoral Degree admission (SC, ST & PH category)
In-Service candidates should have atleast 3 (three) years service experience in a Govt. recognised organization. In-Service candidates need not to appear in Entrance Examination. However, they have to appear in an Interview Board as constituted by the University for preparing the merit list of such candidates. The candidates in service for less than 3(three) years shall not be considered as in-service and they have to appear in entrance examination along with the other applicant.
The In-service candidates
(For both Masters and Doctoral degree programme) must submit a “NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE”
from his / her present employer during the time of interview. After admission, the concerned M.Sc. / M.Tech. / Ph.D. students must have to submit an approved letter of leave for a period of 2 years and 3 (2+1) years respectively issued by his/her employer within three (3) months with effect from the date of admission, failing which his/her admission will be treated as cancelled without any further notification.
Results submitted/received after the due date shall not be considered for preparation of merit list.
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