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Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad announce Admission to Doctoral degree courses 2020

PJTSAU PhD Admission 2020 – The Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) Rajendranagar, Hyderabad invites application for admission to Doctoral degree courses in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Community Science-formerly Home Science at its constituent Colleges in Hyderabad for the academic year 2020-21.


Courses Offered


Ph. D (Agricultural Engineering)


Ph. D (Agriculture)


Ph. D. Community Science-formerly Home Science

PJTSAU PhD Admission 2020  Important Dates

Issue of online application form

03rd October 2020

Last date of Online application is

22nd October 2020

Last date for receipt of filled in downloaded form

27th October 2020

Eligibility Criteria for PJTSAU PhD Admission 2020

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have Master of Science or an equivalent degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Home Science as the case may be, in the concerned field of specialisation with at least 50% marks in the aggregate under traditional system of examination or an OGPA of 3.25 out of 4.00 point scale or OGPA of 7.50 or above in 10.00 point scale in grade point system.

In the case of SC and ST candidates, a pass in the Degree of Master of Science in Agriculture or Agricultural Engineering or Home Science as the case may be under the traditional system or OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 or 7.00 out of 10.00 under Grade Point system is sufficient. The basic degree i.e., B.Sc.(Ag.) / B.Tech. (Ag. Engg.) / B.Sc.(Home Science) / B.H.Sc.(Rural) of 4 years duration from PJTSAU / or an institution accredited by ICAR is essential.

The applicants who appeared for ICAR AICE – JRF/SRF (Ph.D) 2020 (ICAR entrance examination 2020) are only eligible for admission into the Doctoral Degree Courses of PJTSAU.

Age Limit

The upper age limit for admission is 40 years as on 1st July, 2020.

PJTSAU PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online application through official website & and fill the OTR (onetime registration) application form with his/her or parent’s mobile number and avoid using any other mobile number.
  • Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.
  • A computer-generated hard copy of the online application filled-in correctly and complete in all respects including payment of fee should be downloaded and sent through by Speed Post only so as to reach The Registrar, Administrative Office, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030 on or before 27.10.2020 at 4.00PM
  • The applicant should carefully read the prospectus before proceeding to apply online. Applicants can either download a copy of the prospectus (Click here to download) or read it online.

Application Fee

For OC & BCs candidates

Rs. 1,800/-

For SC/ST/PH candidates

Rs. 900/-

Mode of Payment

Online through Debit Card /Credit Card (Visa / Master Card)/NET banking

Selection Process

  • The selection shall be based on the previous academic record at under graduate / post graduate level and performance test conducted by ICAR through ICAR AICE – JRF/SRF (Ph.D) 2020 and the weightage would be in the ratio of 10:30:60 (10% B.Sc. Marks, 30% M.Sc Marks and 60% Entrance Marks).
  • The candidates who appeared for ICAR entrance test in a major subject group shall not be permitted to interchange to any other major subject group. These identified subject groups may be considered for admissions only.
  • Based on the overall merit rank the candidate is allowed to take admission in a specific degree/discipline at PJTSAU as per the choice of the candidate and the availability of seat at that merit rank through a process of offline counselling.


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

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