Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, (Nauni) Solan (HP) invites application for admission to Ph D programme in the following disciplines for the Academic Session 2012-13.
College of Horticulture
Entomology, Floriculture and Landscape Architecture, Food Technology, Fruit Science, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Nematology, Plant Pathology, Seed Science and Technology and Vegetable Science
College of Forestry
Agricultural Economics, Agroforestry, Environmental Science, Forest Genetic Resources, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Microbiology, Natural Resource Economics, Silviculture, Soil Science and Statistics
a) M.Sc.degree in concerned discipline with research thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the programme in the concerned discipline from a recognized University under ICAR/ UGC system with an OGPA of 6.50/10.00 or its equivalent under course credit system or at least 65% marks in annual system of examination (relaxable by 5% in case of SC/ ST/ Inservice candidates).
M.Phil degree with research component in concerned discipline from a recognized University under UGC system of education with an OGPA of 6.50/10.00 or its equivalent under course credit system at M. Sc. level or with 65% marks in annual/ semester system at M. Sc. level (relaxable by 5% in case of SC/ ST and Inservice candidates).
Degree of a Foreign University with at least ‘B’ Grade or its equivalent as recognized by the Academic Council.
b) For Forestry disciplines, candidates with AIFC diploma or M. Sc. (Forestry) Agroforestry having the above OGPA/ percentage of marks will be eligible.
c) For Ph. D. Agroforestry, the candidates with M. Sc. (Forestry) Agroforestry/ Forestry/ Horticulture/ Agriculture/ Animal Science/ AIFC diploma having the above mentioned OGPA will be eligible.
d) For the Discipline of Statistics, the candidate with M. Sc. (Bio-Statistics), M. Sc. (Applied Mathematics) and M. Sc. (Mathematics) having the above mentioned OGPA/ percentage of marks will be eligible. However, the candidates admitted with these qualifications shall have to undergo the package of remedial courses equivalent to the core courses of M. Sc. Programme.
e) For the Discipline of Environmental Sciences, the candidate with M. Sc. Environmental Science/ Environment Management with thesis in partial fulfillment of the programme from recognized University under ICAR system having the above mentioned OGPA/ percentage of marks will be eligible.
M. Sc. in allied disciplines of Forestry/ Horticulture / Agriculture / Physical and Bio-Sciences with thesis in partial fulfillment of the programme from recognized University under ICAR/ UGC system having the above mentioned OGPA/ percentage of marks.
Inservice candidates with M. Sc. degree from ICAR/ State/ Central Institutes including Associate of IGFNA with diploma equivalent to M. Sc. Forestry with the above mentioned OGPA/ percentage of marks are also eligible. For such candidates having atleast 3-years research/ teaching experience, the requirement of thesis in partial fulfillment at M. Sc. shall be relaxed.
How to Apply
Prospectus-cum-application form can be obtained from the office of the Registrar, Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, (Nauni) Solan (HP) – 173230 India on payment of Rs. 1000/- in cash at counter or by sending bank draft favoring the Conptroller of this University worth Rs. 1050/- payable at State Bank of Patiala, Nauni or UCO Bank, Nauni. The application form can also be downloaded from the University website www.yspuniversity.ac.in and accompanied with a bank draft worth Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 750/- in case of SC/ ST category candidates) is also accepted.
Last date for receipt of application form : December 29, 2012
Date of Counselling : January 4, 2013
Date of Notification of Result : January 5, 2013
Date of Registration : January 7, 2013
Commencement of Classes : January 10, 2013