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Dr YS Parmar University MSc Admission 2020, Application, Dates

Dr YSP University of Horticulture and Forestry M.Sc Admission 2020

Dr YS Parmar University MSc Admission 2020: Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Himachal Pradesh has invited applications for admissions in M.Sc Degree Programs for 2020-21 sessions.

Dr YS Parmar University Program Offered

College of Horticulture

  • MSc (Horticulture) Fruit Science
  • MSc (Horticulture) Floriculture & Landscape Architecture
  • MSc (Ag.) Entomology
  • MSc (Ag.) Plant Pathology
  • MSc (Ag.) Seed Science & Technology
  • MSc Food Technology
  • MSc Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • MSc Spices, Plantation, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
  • MSc Vegetable Science
  • College of Forestry
  • MSc (Forestry) Agroforestry
  • MSc (Forestry) Environmental Management
  • MSc (Forestry) Forest Genetic Resources
  • MSc (Forestry) Medicinal & Aromatic Plant
  • MSc (Forestry) Silviculture
  • MSc (Forestry) Wood Science & Technology
  • MSc (Forestry) Watershed Management
  • MSc (Ag.) Agricultural Economics
  • MSc (Ag.) Soil Science
  • MSc Environmental Science

Important Dates for Dr YS Parmar University MSc Admission 2020

Last date for Submission of Online application Without late fee 08th June 2020
Last date for Submission of Online application With late fee Rs. 1000/- 15th June 2020
Date of Entrance Exam 27th June 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Dr YS Parmar University MSc Admission 2020

The order of preference for admission to various disciplines in MSc, shall be as under:-

  • HP domicile/ bonafide resident with degree under ICAR-AU system.
  • Non-HP with degree from UHF.
  • HP domicile/ bonafide resident.
  • Others
  • The minimum qualification(s) for admission to the M.Sc Program
  • BSc Horticulture/BSc (Hons) Horticulture/BSc Forestry/BSc (Hons) Forestry/ BSc Agriculture/ BSc (Hons) Agriculture/ BSc with an OGPA of 6.00/10 under course credit system or with a minimum of 60% under annual system from a recognized University or degree from a foreign University with at least ‘B’ grade or its equivalent recognized by the University.

The qualifications for different disciplines in order of preference shall be as under:-

  • MSc Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscape Architecture, Fruit Science) and MSc Vegetable Science
  • BSc Horticulture 4-year program.
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program.

MSc Food Technology

  • BSc/ B Tech Food Technology 4-year program
  • BSc Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc Biotechnology 4-year program
  • BSc Home Science 4-year program

MSc (Ag.) Seed Science & Technology and MSc Spices, Plantation and Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

  • BSc Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc Forestry 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • MSc Forestry (Agroforestry, Environmental Management, Forest Genetic Resources, Wood Science & Technology, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Silviculture, Watershed Management)
  • BSc Forestry 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture/ Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc with 2-year Ranger Certificate course from recognized University/ College
  • BSc (Pass Course) with Bio-science subjects*

MSc (Ag.) Soil Science

  • BSc Forestry/ Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc Pass Course with Physics/ Chemistry as one of the subject

MSc (Ag.) Agricultural Economics

  • BSc Forestry/ Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc (Pass course) with Maths/ Economics/ Statistics as one of the subject

MSc (Ag.) Entomology, Plant Pathology

  • BSc Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc Forestry/ Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc Biotechnology 4-year program
  • BSc (Pass Course) with Bio-science subjects*

MSc Microbiology

  • BSc Horticulture/Forestry 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc Biotechnology 4-year program
  • BSc Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry
  • BSc (Pass Course) with Bio-science subjects

MSc Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

  • BSc Biotechnology 4-year program
  • BSc Horticulture/ Forestry 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry
  • BSc (Pass Course) with Bio-science subjects*

MSc Environmental Science

  • BSc Forestry 4-year program
  • BSc Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc Biotechnology 4-year program
  • BSc Environmental Science/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry
  • BSc (Pass Course) with Bio-science subjects*
  • BSc (Pass Course) with Non-medical subjects**

MSc Statistics

  • BSc Forestry/Horticulture 4-year program
  • BSc Agriculture 4-year program
  • BSc (Pass Course) with Non-medical subjects**
  • BSc Statistics
  • Bio-sciences – Botany, Zoology/Biotechnology and Chemistry
  • Non-Medical – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Dr YS Parmar University MSc Admission Procedure 2020

  • Admission to MSc Program shall be on the basis of merit of the qualifying degree plus written test i.e., on the basis of combined merit of written test plus OGPA/ percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying degree on 50:50 basis.
  • The applicants shall attend the counselling on the scheduled date and time and have to produce all the original certificates/testimonials.
  • The applicant, who fails to attend the counselling, shall not be considered for admission.

Written Test

The written test for admission to MSc Program shall be conducted on 27th June, 2020.

The question paper carrying 100 multiple choice questions shall have three parts viz., Part-I General Knowledge (20 questions), Part-II Rural Awareness (20 questions) and Part-III Specialization (Optional-60 questions).

Part-I and Part-II shall be compulsory for all and Part-III shall be attempted in accordance with the nomenclature of the qualifying degree.

The result of the written test shall be declared on 1st week of July, 2020 after 5.00 PM on the University Website www.yspuniversity.ac.in.

Financial Assistance

University Merit Scholarship: Rs. 3000/- PM (one in each discipline)

University Stipend: Rs. 2000/- PM (for HP domiciles not getting any financial assistance)

ICAR/CSIR Fellowship

ICAR Junior Fellowship: Rs. 8640/- PM + contingent grant of Rs. 6000/- per annum.

Note: Number of other agencies such as Inspire (DST), Aspee Foundation etc also award fellowship to postgraduate students. The applications for these fellowships are to be submitted to the awarding agencies through the concerned Dean.

Dr YS Parmar University MSc Application Form 2020

  • Applicants can apply online at the University website www.yspuniversity.ac.in.
  • On-line application form can be submitted upto 08th June, 2020. The same can also be submitted late upto 15th June, 2020 with late fee of Rs. 1000/-..

Application Fee

For General Category Rs. 1500/- (as per last year)
For SC/ST/PH Category Rs. 1000/- (as per last year)
Mode of Payment Through online mode

Dr YSP University of Horticulture and Forestry

Assistant Registrar (Academic), Office of the Registrar, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Website www.yspuniversity.ac.in


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