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PAU Ludhiana Phd Admissions 2019 – Application, Eligibility, Dates

PhD Admission 2019 at Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana

PAU Ludhiana Phd Admissions 2019: Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) Ludhiana has invited applications for admission to Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) Programme for 2019 sessions.

PhD Programs in the following disciplines: Agricultural, Meteorology, Agronomy, Biotechnology, Entomology, Extension Education, Food Technology, Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscaping), Horticulture (Full Science), Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Energy Science & Technology, Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Processing and Food Engg, Soil and Water Engineering, Apparel & Textile Science, Family Resource Management, Food & Nutrition, Home Science Extension & Communication Management, Human Development, Agricultural Economics, Biochemistry, Botany, Business Administration, Chemistry, Microbiology, Sociology and Zoology.

PAU Ludhiana PhD Eligibility 2019

Minimum Qualification: An overall credit point average (OCPA) of 7.00 (out of 10.00) or 70% marks or equivalent at master’s level in the respective or related discipline and an OCPA of 5.50 (out of 10.00) or 55% marks or equivalent at the Bachelor’s level.

5% of marks are reduced for applicants belonging to reserved categories.

PAU Ludhiana PhD Admission Date 2019

Last Date for Receipt of Applications (without late fee): 16th October 2019

Last Date for Receipt of Applications (with late fee of Rs.1000/-): 23rd October 2019

Examination Schedule

  • PET-Agromet 07th November 2019
  • PET-Agri 25th November 2019
  • PET-Biotech 13th November 2019
  • PET-EST 07th November 2019
  • PET-AE 13th November 2019
  • PET-Basic Sci 02nd December 2019
  • PET-Home Sci 18th November 2019

Date of Counselling /Interview

  • PET-Agromet 08th November 2019
  • PET-Agri 26th November 2019
  • PET-Biotech 14th November 2019
  • PET-EST 08th November 2019
  • PET-AE 14th November 2019
  • PET-Basic Sci 03rd December 2019
  • PET-Home Sci 19th November 2019

PAU Ludhiana PhD Application Form 2019

The applicants can fill the online application form through PAU website www.pau.edu

The prospectus along with application form containing details about the admission procedure, reservation of seats, etc. can be obtained from the Additional Director of Communication, Centre for Communication and International Linkages, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

The Prospectus and Application Form can be downloaded from PAU, website www.pau.edu

Application forms which are incomplete / without entrance test fee/received after the last date will be rejected.

Application Fees

Online Mode – Applicants have to pay Rs.5320/- for each Entrance Test that includes the cost of downloaded application form / Prospectus.

A valid unique Email ID is necessary for uploading each application form

Offline Mode – Applicants have to pay Rs.3820/- for each Entrance Test (Rs.500/- for additional option in MET-Agri.& MET-Home Science) in addition to the cost of the Prospectus (Rs.2120/- at the Counter or Rs.2260/-by Post)

Exam Pattern

The question booklet will have two parts: Part-A and Part-B to be attempted in 3 hours. Weightage for Part-A and Part-B will be 60% and 20%, respectively.

Part-A will carry 150 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) to be attempted on the OMR sheet. Each correct answer will carry one mark whereas 1/4 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Part-B will contain two subjective type questions to be attempted in the space provided along with the questions in the question booklet.

Minimum 20% marks are required in the Entrance Test to be called for Counselling / Interview in Part-A and Part-B, individually.

Merit list will be prepared on the basis of:

  • Performance in the Entrance Examination 80% (60% MCQ + 20% subjective)
  • Master’s Research by Thesis & Quality of Thesis 10%
  • Interview 10%

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