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SHIATS Allahabad PhD Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology & Sciences announces Entrance Test for Admission to PhD Program for January 2021 Session

SHIATS Allahabad PhD Admission 2021 - Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology & Sciences (SHIATS) invites application from eligible candidates for admission to full time Ph.D. Programmes in the Spring Semester of  Academic Session of  2020-21 (Jan-June 2021) in the following Disciplines.

Ph.D. Programs offered and No. of Vacant Seats

    1. Ph. D. in Agri. Business Management - 15 Seats

    2. Ph. D. in Agricultural Extension & Communication - 2 Seats

    3. Ph. D. in Anthropology - 3 Seats

    4. Ph. D. in Biochemistry - 19 Seats

    5. Ph. D. in Botany - 12 Seats

    6. Ph. D. in Business Studies - 15 Seats

    7. Ph. D. in Chemistry - 20 Seats

    8. Ph. D. in Commerce - 4 Seats

    9. Ph. D. in Computer Engineering - 5 Seats

    10. Ph. D. in Dairy Chemistry/Food Chemistry - 2 Seats

    11. Ph. D. in Dairy Microbiology/Food Microbiology - 2 Seats

    12. Ph. D. in Dairy Technology/Food Technology - 4 Seats

    13. Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering - 5 Seats

    14. Ph. D. in Electronics & Communication Engineering - 10 Seats

    15. Ph. D. in English - 2 Seats

    16. Ph. D. in Entomology - 5 Seats

    17. Ph. D. in Environmental Science - 6 Seats

    18. Ph. D. in Forestry (Forest Biology & Tree Improvement) - 9 Seats

    19. Ph. D. in Forestry (Natural Resource Management) - 2 Seats

    20. Ph. D. in Forestry (Silviculture & Agroforestry) - 14 Seats

    21. Ph. D. in Forestry (Wildlife Science) - 2 Seats

    22. Ph. D. in Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping) - 2 Seats

    23. Ph. D. in Horticulture (Fruit Science) - 2 Seats

    24. Ph. D. in Horticulture (Vegetable Science) - 4 Seats

    25. Ph. D. in Mathematics - 40 Seats

    26. Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering - 16 Seats

    27. Ph. D. in Physics - 5 Seats

    28. Ph. D. in Plant Pathology - 4 Seats

    29. Ph. D. in Plant Physiology - 3 Seats

    30. Ph. D. in Psychology - 2 Seats

    31. Ph. D. in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering - 9 Seats

    32. Ph. D. in Statistics - 6 Seats

    33. Ph. D. in Zoology - 5 Seats

SHIATS Allahabad PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Last date for submission of Application form

22nd January, 2021

Admit cards for Entrance Test/Call letter can be downloaded from the University website ( only.

30th January, 2021

Date of Entrance Test (in the University Campus, SHUATS, Prayagraj (Allahabad))

19th February, 2021

Interview in the respective Departments (After Entrance Test)

19th February, 2021

Declaration of result of Provisionally selected Candidates

25th February, 2021

Registration,  Admission & Commencement of Classes

01st & 02nd March, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for SHIATS Allahabad PhD Admission 2021

  • Master’s degree from a recognized Indian University or any other equivalent degree with at least 55% marks (or 6.00 CGPA/ OGPA) for General category.
  • Master degree in relevant subjects with 50% marks (or 5.5 CGPA/ OGPA) for SC / ST/ Physically handicapped category.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Differently-abled and such other categories as per the decision of the central and State government
  • Candidates who have cleared the UGC/ICAR/CSIR JRF Test within two years from the date of this advertisement need not to appear in Written Entrance Test. However, they have to fill the Entrance Test Application Form and appear in Interview on 19th February, 2020 with all the original Testimonials and Certificates.

SHIATS Allahabad PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply through the official website
  • Online Application Forms and Prospectus are available through university website
  • The entire application process for admissions is online and the Application form has to be filled online in entirety and be submitted along with the documents on or before last date.
  • Duly completed print out of application form along with testimonials of 10th, 12th, UG, PG /UGC/ICAR/CSIR JRF NET (if applicable) should be submitted to the office of Dean, Post Graduate Studies along with a DD of Rs.1200/- in favour of the "Registrar, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj (Allahabad)"

Application Fee

Application fee

Rs. 12,00/-

Mode of Payment      

Through Online or Offline mode

Selection Process

  • The selection will be based on the Performance in written Test and Interview to be conducted by the University.
  • There will be 100 objective type questions, out of which 20 questions are based on General / Academic aptitude and 80 questions are based on the subject studied at master’s level

Admit cards

  • Admit cards/ Call letter can be downloaded from the University website ( only.


 For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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