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Sponsored Candidates

Admission for PhD/ MVSc programme will be held on the basis of all India Competitive Examination conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, through National Testing Agency, New Delhi. All the candidates including sponsored (in-service) for seeking admission to PhD/ MVSc programme must have to appear in the written Examination. For more information related to Competitive Examination, please visit the Education Division, ICAR, New Delhi. On the basis of merit/ rank in the ICAR Entrance Examination and after completion of counseling by ICAR, IVRI Deemed University finalizes the sponsored candidates for PhD/ MVSc programme at ICAR-IVRI Deemed University in PhD in 17 and MVSc in 19 disciplines one seat in each discipline.

Sponsored (In-service) candidates of ICAR, Central/State Agricultural/Veterinary Universities, Central/State Govt. Departments, etc. for promoting faculty up-gradation may depute their faculty/employees for admission to PhD/ MVSc Programme subject to the following conditions:

  • The candidate must be sponsored by his/her employer. The eligible candidates will have to appear and qualify in the written examination for PhD admission as per university notification and Information Bulletin. Separate merit list will be prepared for the eligible sponsored candidates in each discipline. The result of eligible candidates will be displayed on IVRI website.
  • One Sponsored (In-service) candidate shall be admitted in the PhD degree programme in each discipline over and above the normal seats.

Foreign Students

  1. Foreign students seeking admission shall forward their applications through their respective Embassies at New Delhi or through their respective Indian Missions abroad to the Government of India/Deputy Director General (Education), ICAR, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi for consideration of their eligibility for admission, etc. The foreign nominees are also required to possess the required qualifications. However, no percentage of marks is fixed for them.
  2. Foreign students having DVM Degree will have to undergo for at least one year (two semesters) deficiency courses of 30-35 credit hours, if they want to take admission to the Ph.D. degree programme at this Institute.
  3. Foreign students sponsored for study at this Institute should arrive at Bareilly, preferably one week before the opening of the academic session to acquaint themselves with the activities of the Institute and to attend the orientation programme. They should contact the Assistant Administrative Officer (Acad.) at the University Office upon arrival for obtaining guidance concerning registration procedure, campus location and all other matters.
  4. Foreign students seeking admission to this Institute are required to give an undertaking for undergoing medical examination including HIV test after arrival in India and their admission will be finalised only after the medical tests have been completed and they are declared fit.