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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Pusa, Samastipur (Bihar) Postgraduate and PhD admission 2019

RPCAU Pusa Postgraduate and PhD Admission 2019 - Applications are invited for admission in Master/Ph.D. programmes of Agriculture and Allied Sciences for session 2019-20. ADMISSION NOTICE
b) Industry sponsored candidates
c) In-service candidates


See: Admission Notification and Dates


Rajendra Agricultural University Course Details
1. Post Graduate Degree programmes:
1. Biotechnology & Molecular Biology, 2. Agril. Economics, 3. Agronomy 4 Aquaculture, 5. Botany & Plant Physiology 6. Entomology 7. Extension Education 8.Farm Machinery and Power Engineering, 9. Fisheries Resource Management, 10. Food and Nutrition 11. Horticulture (Fruit Science), 12.Horticulture (Vegetable Science), 13.Home Science Extension & Community Management, 14. MBA (Rural Management) 15. MBA (Agri- Business), 16. Microbiology, 17. Plant Breeding and Genetics, 18. Plant Pathology, 19. Processing and Food Engineering, 20. Statistics, Mathematics & Computer Applications, 21. Soil and water Engineering, 22. Soil Science

2 PhD Programmes:

  1. Agriculture Biotech, 2. Agril. Economics, 3. Agronomy, 4. Botany and Plant Physiology, 5. Entomology, 6. Extension Education, 7. Plant Breeding and Genetics, 8. Plant Pathology, 9. Soil Science.


Eligibility Criteria for RPCAU Pusa Postgraduate and PhD Admission 2019

Essential Qualification:
For M.Sc. (Ag.)/ (Agril. Biotech.) 2 year duration:

  • B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture (4 years course)/B.Tech (Biotech)(4years course) for M.Sc. (Agril. Biotech.) Course Only, with minimum 60 % marks or 7.0 OGPA on 10 points scale or equivalent.


See: M.Sc Agriculture Admissions


For M.Tech (Agril Engg.) 2 years duration

  • B.Tech (Agril. Engg.) 4 years course with minimum 60% marks or 7.0 OGPA on 10 points scale or equivalent.


See: MTech Entrance Exams


For M.F.Sc. 2 years duration;

  • B.F.Sc. (4 years course) with minimum 60 % marks or 7.0 OGPA on 10 points scale or equivalent


For MSc (HSc) 2 years duration:

  • B.Sc. (Home Science/Community Science) 4 years course with minimum 60 % marks or 7.0 OGPA on 10 points scale or equivalent.


See: MSc Admission


For M.B.A (Agri Business)/ Rural Management 2 years duration:

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years course) in Agriculture & Allied sciences with minimum 60% marks or 7.0 OGPA on 10 points scale or equivalent.


See: MBA Admission Dates


For PhD 3 years duration:

  • Master’s degree in concerned subject under (10+2+4 System) with minimum 60% marks or 7.0 OGPA on 10 points scale or equivalent

All those candidates who are appearing in their final year of qualifying degree may also apply if their degree to be completed by the date of final admission.


See: PHD Admission


Age Limit
The minimum age for admission shall be 21 years as on 31st July 2019 but not more than 50 years. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.


Selection Procedure for RPCAU Pusa Postgraduate and PhD Admission 2019

(a) Academic Attainments (Record) Weightage for academic attainments (High School to terminal degree) would be 70%.
(b) Interview
The weightage for interview is 30%. Candidates will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 1:4 (No. of seats: No. of students called for interview). Selection of candidate will be based on academic score as per guideline framed by the University and personal interview. The weightage of Academic score and personal Interview will be 70: 30. The entire process will be done through a selection committee. Final selection will be based on cumulative score. The decision of the university selection committee will be final. All the Ph.D. Candidates will have to show a powerpoint presentation on his future work plan.
A student selected under this category will have to abide by all the rules and regulations applicable to a student under normal category.

Fee details for various categories

Fee Details:


Tuition Fee

Hostel fee

Miscellaneous fee

Caution money

Foreign nationals from other than SAARC/ASIAN/AFRICAN

1500 US $ per semester

750 US $ per semester

300 US $ Annually

300 US $


1000 US $ per  semester

750 US $ per semester

300 US $ Annually

300 US $

NRI/ PIO/ Children of Indian worker in Gulf

 1200 US $ per semester

750 US $ per semester

300 US $ Annually

300 US $


Note: Food, travel and other personal expenses are not included in this fee which will be payable in INR.

Mode of payment; Online, Debit/Credit card


RPCAU Pusa Postgraduate and PhD Admission 2019 Application Procedure

Candidate will have to apply through Email ( in a single PDF only). The desirous students will submit their duly filled application form along with self attested documents mentioned below, through Email dyregistrar.acad@rpcau.ac.in. Names of the candidates shortlisted for interview in Master/Ph.D. programmes will be published in RPCAU website. The interview may be held through electronic media/ video conference / Skype and shortlisted candidate will be informed accordingly on their email.
a. Self attested copy of all academic mark sheets (X, XII & Graduation / Post Graduation) or equivalent degree.
b. Self attested transcripts of all the courses.
c. Two recommendation letter from the faculty members who have taught / guided in different capacity.
d. Scanned copy of all passport pages having official entries.
e. Medical fitness certificate.
f. Statement of purpose (300-500 words) for Ph.D. programme.
g. Two passport size color photograph.
h. Proof of English Proficiency.

The residence in the hostel is compulsory for all students admitted in this programme.

Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction is English only.

Visa and No-objection Certificates
The persons entering India on student visa / Research Visa for higher education will b eligible for admission. They must obtain NOC from the ministry of external affair, Govt. of India.

Modes of Admission
i. Self financing – Applicants can directly apply to RPCAU, Pusa Samastipur, Bihar, India subject to clearance from DARE/ MHRD, Govt of India.

ii. Foreign candidates holding Govt. of India scholarships seeking admission as ICAR nominees.

iii. Foreign candidates sponsored by their governments with scholarships seeking admission as ICAR nominees.

iv. Students under MOU
Admission will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions laid down in the MOU agreed between RPCAU, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar , India and the concerned university / Institute abroad.

v. Students under cultural exchange fellowship programmes. Those students seeking admission under the cultural exchange programme of Government of India are required to approach the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Azad Bhawan I.P. State New Delhi, India need to follow the application process laid down by ICCR (www.iccr.gov.in) and apply using the application form stipulated by ICCR, in the event of their selection, the Council will be informed about their selection.

Before the confirmation of admission, candidates have to produce their certified academic details and financial viability certificate by the guardian/parents of the candidate to meet out the university course fee.


Rajendra Agricultural University, Bihar

Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar-848125, Tel No: 06274240239, Email registrar.raubihar@gmail.com  Website:www.pusavarsity.org.in



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