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UBKV PhD Program (Agriculture and Horticulture) Admission 2019, Dates, Application

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Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya (UBKV) announces Admission to PhD Program 2019

UBKV PhD Admission 2019 – Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya (UBKV) invites applications from interested candidates for admission into PhD programme for the year 2019



Programme offered:

  • PhD (Agriculture)
  • PhD (Horticulture)


UBKV PhD Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Starting Date of Submission of Application Form through online: 20th June 2019
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 10th July 2019
  • Date of Entrance Test: Last week of July
  • Date of Publication of Merit List: 05th August 2019
  • Date of Counseling and Admission: 09th August 2019
  • Classes will commence on and from 14th August 2019


See: PHD Admission 2019


No. of Seats:

PhD (Agriculture)

  • Agricultural Economics Total Seats: 04 (UR-02, ST-01, OBC-B-01)
  • Agricultural Entomology Total Seats: 04 (UR-01, ST-01,OBC-A-1, ICAR-01)
  • Agricultural Extension Total Seats: 04 (UR-01, ST-01, OBC-A-01, ICAR-01)
  • Agricultural Statistics Total Seats: 05 (UR-02, ST-01, OBC-A-01, ICAR-01)
  • Agronomy Total Seats: 04 (UR-02, OBC-B-01), ICAR-01
  • Biochemistry Total Seats: 03 (UR-01, ST-01, ICAR-01
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding Total Seats: 05 (UR-02, ST-01, OBC-B-01, ICAR-01)
  • Plant Pathology Total Seats: 04 (UR-01, ST-01, OBC-A-01, ICAR-01)
  • Seed Science & Technology Total Seats: 03 (UR-01, ST-01, and OBC-B-01)
  • Soil Science &Agricultural Chemistry Total Seats: 04 (UR-01, ST-01, OBC-B-01, ICAR-01)


PhD (Horticulture)

  • Floriculture &Landscape Architecture Total Seat: 01(ST-01)
  • Forestry Total Seats: 02(UR-01, ICAR-01)
  • Fruit Science Total Seats: 02 ST-01, ICAR-01)
  • Plantation, Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic Crops Total Seat: 04 (UR-01, ST-01, OBC-A-01, ICAR-01)
  • Post-Harvest Technology Total Seat: 01 (UR-01)
  • Vegetable Science Total Seat: 05 (UR-02, ST-01, OBC-B-01, ICAR-01)


Eligibility Criteria for UBKV PhD Admission 2019

  • Consistently good academic records with Master’s 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 Master’s 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 31st December 2019
  • The candidates of In-service Research Scholar Research Scholar categories shall have to apply online and have to send the printed application form supported with proper documents through proper channel


Entrance Test Exam:

  • The Entrance Test for admission to the PhD Degree Course in a discipline of Agriculture/Horticulture / Forestry for Research Scholar, In-service Research Scholar and Project Fellow of session 2019-20 will be held on 02nd August 2019 (tentatively) from 11:00 am onward as per ICAR syllabus of concerned M.Sc. Courses
  • The composition of question paper will be as follows
  • Duration of the Test – 1 hour 30 minutes; Total marks – 100 Questions – 15 questions of 2 marks = 30 marks; 2 questions of 5 marks = 10 marks; MCQ type 60 questions of four alternatives each of 1 mark (60×1=60). Negative marks for MCQ is 0.25 for each wrong answer
  • Qualifying marks in the Entrance Test – 35 % for General and for OBC-A & OBC-B categories 30% and for SC, ST & PWD categories of the Test


UBKV PhD Admission 2019 Application Process

  • Online link for submission of admission forms will be available at University website ubkv.ac.in from 20th June 2019
  • Application form has to submit online only on payment of Rs.1000/- only for general & OBC-& OBC-B categories and Rs. 250/- only for SC / ST categories with service charge through online mode only as non-refundable
  • Only PWD candidates whose disability percentage are 40% or above, will be treated as exempted candidates and no fees will be required
  • Envelope containing application form (ONLY FOR In-service Research Scholar) should super scribed as “Application Form for admission to the PhD Program under In-service Research Scholar category, 2019-20” to be reached to the office of the Deputy Registrar, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, P.O.-Pundibari, Dist. – Coochbehar, West Bengal-736165 on or before the last date of Entrance Exam positively through proper channel only
  • Application form received after the due date will not be considered
  • Students passed with three years degree course are not eligible

For more details visit the official website


Also See:



Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya

North Bengal Agriculture University, Pundibari, Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India, Pin code 736165

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