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Forest Research Institute PhD Entrance Test 2018

FRI PhD ET 2018 for PhD in Forestry Admission

Forest Research Institute PhD Entrance Test 2018 - The Forest Research Institute (FRI) Deemed to be University is going to conduct its PhD Entrance Test on 14th July 2018 for enrolment in PhD Program in Forestry


Candidates, who are interested in registration as research scholar for the PhD Degree in Forestry in Forest Research Institute Deemed to be University Dehradun for the term of March 2019

 

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Form: 31st May 2018
  • Date of Exam of Entrance Test: 14th July 2018

 

Also See :Latest Entrance Exam

 

Courses Offered for PhD & No. of Seats

Arid Forest Research Institute (AFRI) Jodhpur

  • Chemistry of Forest Products (01 Seat); Forest Bioinformatics(01 Seat);Forest Biotechnology(03 Seats);Forest Botany(01Seat);Forest Ecology & Environment(01 Seat);Forest Entomology (01 Seat); Forest Pathology(01 Seat);Silviculture(01 Seat)

FRI Dehradun

  • Pulp and Paper Technology (03), Chemistry of Forest Products (17), Forest Botany (03), Forest Genetics (04), Non-Wood Forest Products (02), Forest Entomology (06), Forest Ecology and Environment (06), Climate Change (10), Pathology Division (06), Silviculture (01), Forest Biotechnology (05)

HFRI Shimla

  • Forest Ecology and Environment (02), Silviculture (01), Forest Entomology (02), Agroforestry/Extension (01), Forest Botany (01)

HFRI Shimla

  • Forest Botany (01 Seat); Forest Ecology & Environment(02 Seats); Forest Entomology (02 Seats); Forest Pathology(01 Seat); Silviculture (01 Seat)

IFGTB Coimbatore

  • Forest Biotechnology (03 Seats); Forest Ecology & Environment(03 Seats); Forest Entomology (04 Seats); Forest Pathology(01 Seat);Non-Wood Forest Products(02 Seats)

IFP Ranchi

  • Forest Biotechnology(02 Seats);Forest Botany(02 Seats);Forest Ecology and Environment(01 Seats);Forest Entomology(06 Seats);Forest Genetics(02 Seats); Forest Geoinformatics (02 Seats)

IIFM Bhopal

  • Forest Ecology & Environment (08 Seats);Wildlife Science(04 Seats)

IWST Bangalore

  • Forest Botany (01 Seat); Wood Science & Technology (05 Seats)

TFRI Jabalpur

  • Chemistry of Forest Products (01 Seat);Climate Change and Forest Influence (01 Seat);Forest Biotechnology (02 Seats);Forest Ecology & Environment (01 Seat);Forest Genetics(02 Seats);Forest Management (01 Seat);Non-Wood Forest Products (01 Seat);Silviculture (01 Seat)

WII Dehradun

  • Forest Biotechnology(03 Seats);Forest Botany(01 Seat);Forest Ecology and Environment(02 Seats);Forest Entomology(01 Seat);Forest Geoinformatics(02 Seats);Forest Management(01 Seat);Wildlife Science(15 Seats)

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Subject to the conditions stipulated in these Regulations, the following persons are eligible to seek admission to the PhD Program
  • Candidates for admission to the PhD Program Shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment & Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, is allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September 1991
  • The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures

 

Admission Procedure

  • The admission to the PhD Program shall be through an Entrance Test conducted by the FRI Deemed to be University once in a year preferably during the month of June-July followed by an Interview of the candidates who will qualify the entrance test
  • The Pre-PhD Compulsory Course would be organized only once and would start from September of the year of Entrance Test & Interview
  • The candidates who have qualified UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/teacher fellowship holder will be allowed to appear for the interview directly without appearing in the written entrance test
  • However, the candidates who have qualified GATE will also be allowed to appear for the interview directly without appearing in the written entrance test subject to securing of 50 normalized marks (out of 100) in case of General candidates and 45 normalized marks (out of 100) in case of SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, failing which they shall have to appear in the Entrance Test

 

Test Centres

  • Arid Forest Research Institute, P.O. Krishi Mandi, New Pali Road, Jodhpur
  • Forest Research Institute Deemed to be University, P.O.I.P.E. Kaulagarh Road, Dehradun
  • Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Conifer Campus, Panthaghati, Shimla
  • Institute of Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding, P.B. No. 1061, Coimbatore
  • Institute of Forest Productivity, ‘Aranyodaya’, Ranchi-Gumla, N.H.-23, Lalgutwa, Ranchi
  • Indian Institute of Forest Management, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal
  • Institute of Wood Science and Technology, 18th Cross, P.O. Malleswaram, Bangalore
  • Tropical Forest Research Institute, P.O. R.F.R.C., Mandla Road, Jabalpur

 

Application Process

  • Candidates, who are interested for registration as research scholar for the PhD Degree in Forestry in Forest Research Institute Deemed to be University Dehradun for the term of March 2019 are advised to apply in prescribed form latest by 31st May 2018 with a fee of Rs.1000/- through Bank Draft in favor of Registrar, FRI Deemed to be University, Dehradun
  • No application form will be entertained after the prescribed date
  • Six-months Pre-PhD Compulsory course would be conducted only once September 2018
  • Prescribed Form be downloaded from the Website http://fri.icfre.gov.in

 

FRI Dehradun

Website http://fri.icfre.gov.in

 

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