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Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - Admission to Ph.D. Programme 2022-2023


Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
Faculty of Agriculture & Horticulture
Admission to Ph.D. Programme 2022-2023
Academic Session: 2022-2023

Applications in prescribed form are invited through online only at www.ubkv.ac.in. / https://admissionubkv.in/PG-admission/ for admission to Ph.D. Programme under Research Scholar / In-service Research Scholar category in the following disciplines under the Faculties of Agriculture and Horticulture for the session 2022-2023. The candidate must satisfy one of the qualifications as given in Annexure-I as indicated against the relevant disciplines to which admission is sought in Ph.D. Programme.

    + Important Dates

    Starting date of submission of application form through online 26.09.2022
    Last date of submission of application form 16.10.2022
    Date of Entrance Test 03.11.2022 (tentative)
    Date of publication of merit list to be notified later
    Date of counseling and admission to be notified later
    Classes will commence on and from to be notified later

    + The number of seats under different disciplines

    • Ph.D. (Agriculture) - Faculty of Agriculture:
      Sl. No. Ph.D. Programme Total no. of allotted Seats ICAR Seat
      (25%)
      Upon resultant vacancy of ICAR
      seats
      University
      Seats
      (Research
      Scholar)
      State Domiciled
      (80%)
      Open
      (20%)
      In-service
      1. Agril. Economics 6 Nil Nil 6 5
      UR-2
      SC-1
      OBC A-1
      OBC B-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2. Entomology* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      UR-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-1
      OBC B-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, ST-1
      3. Agril. Extension Education* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      SC-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-1
      OBC A-1
      1
      UR-1
      --
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, SC-1
      4. Agril. Statistics* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      OBC B-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-2
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, OBC B-1
      5. Agronomy* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      ST-1
      4 3
      UR-2
      SC-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, ST-1
      6. Bio-Chemistry 6 2 1:State Domicile
      OBC B-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-2
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, OBC B-1
      7. Genetics & Plant Breeding* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      UR-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      ST-1
      OBC A-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, SC-1
      8. Plant Pathology* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      UR-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-1
      OBC B-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, ST-1
      9. Seed Science & Technology 3 Nil Nil 3 2
      UR-1
      SC-1
      1
      UR-1
      --
      10. Soil Science* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      OBC A-1
      4 3
      UR-2
      ST-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      OBC A-1, UR-1
      *In case of students not nominated by the ICAR the seat will be converted to University seat with the stated category mentioned in next column.
    • Ph.D. (Horticulture) - Faculty of Horticulture:
      Sl. No. Ph.D. Programme Total no of allotted Seats ICAR Seats (25%)* Upon Resultant Vacancy of ICAR seats Universi ty Seats State Domiciled (80%) Open (20%) In-service
      1. Floriculture and Landscaping* 4 1 State Domicile
      SC-1
      3 2
      UR-1
      OBC B-1
      1
      UR-1
      --
      2. Forestry* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      UR-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-1
      OBC B-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, OBC A-1
      3. Fruit Science* 5 1 State Domicile
      UR-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-1
      OBC A-1
      1
      UR-1
      --
      4. Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and* Aromatic Crops 6 2 1:State Domicile
      SC-1
      4 3
      UR-2
      SC-1
      1
      UR-1
      --
      2:State Domicile
      SC-1, OBC B-1
      5. Postharvest Management 2 Nil Nil 3 2
      UR-1
      SC-1
      1
      UR-1
      --
      6. Vegetable Science* 6 2 1:State Domicile
      SC-1
      4 3
      UR-1
      SC-1
      OBC B-1
      1
      UR-1
      1
      2:State Domicile
      UR-1, SC-1
      *In case of students not nominated by the ICAR the seat will be converted to University seat with the stated category mentioned in next column.
    • The number of seats may change subject to availability of eligible teacher/Guide in each Department.
    • Submission of Accreditation Certificate in attached format (Annexure) is mandatory.
    • 02 Seats shall be reserved for Kashmiri migrants over and above the normal student intake.
    • SC/ST/OBC candidates of outside the state of West Bengal shall be treated as General category candidates.
    • Foreign students will be admitted following University Guideline only.
    # The number of seats may increase or decrease subject to availability of eligible teacher / Guide in each Department.

    + Essential Qualification

    • Consistently good academic records with Masters Degree in Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry Science having at least 65% marks or an OGPA of 6.5 out of 10.00 or 3.75 out of 5.00 or 3.0 out of 4.00 or 2.25 out of 3.00 for general and OBC category (for SC/ST/PH candidate 60 % marks or OGPA 6.0 out of 10.00 or 3.44 out of 5.00 or 2.75 out of 4.00 or 2.06 out of 3.00) in Masters degree programme from any recognized 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 31/12/2022.
    • Students passed with three years Bachelor degree course are not eligible.

    + Application Fees

    Category Application Fees
    (Candidates will have to pay separate application fee for application to each Subject / Department which is non-refundable.)
    General / OBC category Rs. 1200/-
    SC / ST Category Rs. 600/-
    # No application form without deposition of fee will be considered.
    # Only PWD candidates whose disability percentage are 40% or above, are exempted from application fees. However, there is no PWD seat separately in any department and will be treated as per their respective caste category.

    + The candidate must satisfy one of the qualifications as indicated against the relevant disciplines to which admission is sought in Ph.D. Programme

    • Faculty of Agriculture
      Discipline M.Sc. (Ag.) / M.Sc.
      Agricultural Economics Agricultural Economics
      Entomology Agricultural Entomology
      Agricultural Extension Education Agricultural Extension
      Agricultural Statistics Agricultural Statistics
      Agronomy Agronomy
      Biochemistry Biochemistry / Soil science & Ag. Chem (major in Ag. Chemicals &
      Biochemistry)
      Genetics and Plant Breeding Genetics and/or Plant Breeding / Seed Science and Technology / Plant Physiology
      Plant Pathology Plant Pathology
      Seed Science & Technology Seed Science & Technology / Plant Breeding/Plant Physiology
      Soil Science Soil Science and / OR Agricultural Chemistry / Agril. Physics / Microbiology
    • Faculty of Horticulture
      Discipline M.Sc. (Hort.) / M.Sc. (Ag.) / M.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.Sc. Food Tech.
      Floriculture and Landscaping Floriculture, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants / Floriculture and Landscaping / Landscape Architecture / Horticulture
      Forestry Forestry / Agroforestry / Natural Resource Management
      Fruit Science Pomology and Post-Harvest Technology / Pomology / Fruits and Orchard Management / Fruit Science / Horticulture
      Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops Plantation Crops and Processing / Plantation Crops / Horticulture / Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops / Vegetable and Spice Crops
      Post-Harvest
      Management
      Pomology and Post-Harvest Technology / Plantation Crops and Processing / Food Processing and/or Technology / Horticulture
      Vegetable Science Vegetable and Spice Crops / Vegetable Crops / Horticulture / Vegetable Science / Olericulture

    + Entrance Test

    The Entrance Test for admission to Ph.D. degree course in a discipline of Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry for Research Scholar, In-service Research Scholar and Project Fellow of session 2022-23 will be held on 03/11/2022 (tentatively) from 11:00 A.M. onward as per ICAR syllabus of concerned M.Sc. Courses.
    • Duration of the Test: 1 hour;
      Total marks: 60
    • Questions pattern: MCQ type Questions with four alternatives, each of 1 marks (60x1=60).
    • Qualifying marks of the Entrance Test: 35 % for General, OBC-A & OBC-B categories and 30% for SC, ST categories of the Test.
    • There will be negative marks for MCQ is 0.25 for each wrong answer.
    • The syllabus for entrance test in Ph.D. (Agriculture), Ph.D. (Horticulture) and Ph.D. (Forestry) is available in the University Website www.ubkv.ac.in)
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