The entrance test for admission into PhD programmes of the University shall be conducted by the respective Departments on July 12, 2019 (Friday) for 100 marks and shall be subjective in nature. The Ph.D Entrance Test shall be open for all and one seat in each of the Department will be earmarked for In‐service candidates, over and above the reservations under statutory requirements. The admission of students from outside Assam under open category (dependening on seat availability) shall be subject to payment of Higher Fee as shown in the Information Bulletin. The minimum cut‐off marks for admission into Ph.D programme shall stand at 60.00 per cent, which is relaxable to 55.00 per cent in case of in‐service candidates.
Faculties of Agriculture, Community Science and Fisheries Science : A candidate must have passed M.Sc. (Agri)/M.Sc.(H.Sc.)/M.F.Sc. (As the case may be) degree
examinations in the concerned discipline of this University or any other University recognized by this University with basic degree in Agriculture/Home Science/Fisheries Science with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 in 4.00 scale or 7.00 in 10.00 scale or 58.00% of marks in the traditional system relaxable for deputed candidates having 5 years of service experience to a CGPA of 2.85 in 4.00 scale or 6.70 in 10.00 scale or 55.00% of marks in the traditional system. One seat in each of the disciplines shall remain reserved for in‐service candidate of AAU and Govt. of Assam.
The admission into Ph.D. programme in Agricultural Biotechnology shall be on the basis of the entrance examination to be conducted by the respective department with 70% reservation for the students with Agriculture & Allied backgrounds. The entrance examination will consist of two parts‐ written test and personal interview. The written test will have two papers, Paper I and Paper II. Paper I will be objective type and will cover general awareness, current affairs, general aptitude, reasoning ability, English language, general mathematics, physics, chemistry etc. The paper II will consist of both objective & subjective questions fromthe fields such as general biotechnology, plant physiology, genetics, microbiology and biochemistry. A personal interview will be conducted among the qualified candidates immediately after the written test. Finally, the candidates will be selected giving equal weightage to academic record, performance in written test and personal interview.
Note 1: Considering the HR needs in the field of Biotechnology, 30% of the total intake of the Ph.D. programme in the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology under the Faculty of Agriculture shall be made open to the Non‐Agri students completing 10+2+3 pattern majoring in Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology/ Botany/Microbiology with 55% marks. Such students shall have to undergo a bridge course, either simultaneously or separately.
Note 2: Other requirements remaining the same, a student completing M.F.Sc. in Aquatic Environment Management/Fishery Resource Management is also eligible to apply for admission into Ph.D Programme in Aquaculture. And the students with M.F.Sc. in Aquaculture/Fishery Resource Management are eligible to apply for Ph.D in Aquatic Environment Management.
Faculty of Veterinary Science : A candidate must have passed M.V.Sc. examination in concerned discipline of this University or any other University recognized by this University with basic degree in Veterinary Science with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 in 4.00 scale or 7.00 in 10.00 scale or 58.00% of marks in traditional system. The admission into Ph.D. programme in Animal Biotechnology shall be on the basis of the written test to be conducted by the College and the students completing M.V.Sc. in Animal Biotechnology /Veterinary Microbiology /Veterinary Biochemistry /Veterinary Physiology /Animal Genetics & Breeding/Animal Reproduction, Gynecology & Obstetrics /Animal Nutrition/ Veterinary Pathology/ Veterinary Parasitology with a minimum CGPA of 7.00 in 10.00 point scale will be eligible for the course.
Note: The candidates serving as JRFs/SRFs/RAs at AAU are eligible to apply for admission into the PG Programmes subject to fulfillment of other eligibility criteria.
|Events||Start Date||Last Date|
|Application Form||04/05/2019||30/06/2019 11:55 pm|
|Application Form Offline||04/05/2019||30/06/2019 11:55 am|
|AAU Ph.D. 2019 Exam Date||
Offline Dates |
Exam Time : 10.00 hrs to 12.00 hrs
How to apply :
Candidates must apply online by registering and logging on to the University’s website www.aau.ac.in. Click on the “Admission 2019” link to reach the registration page. The site has been designed in a user‐ friendly way to help candidates to apply Online in a step by step basis.
1) Download the Information Bulletin and read it carefully before filling up the Online Application form.
2) Students must register themselves for admission into any Degree Programme under the University.
3) There are 3 steps in filling the Application Form.
a) Register yourself
b) Pay the required Application Fee using Payment Gateway
c) Fill in the Application Form online
Registration : 1) The information filled in the Application Form once finalized/submitted cannot be changed afterwards. It cannot be corrected /modified by the Office also, and hence no request for changing data/information of a submitted application shall be entertained. A candidate can however register afresh.
2) Upload scanned photograph and signature (Dimension of photograph should be 3cm X 4cm with size maximum 50 kb and minimum 20 kb. The Dimension of signature should be 3cm X 1cm with size maximum 30 kb and minimum 15 kb. The photograph and signature should be either in '.jpeg' or '.jpg' formats).
3) The Registration will be completed only after the uploading of the Photograph and Signature.
4) Upon successful registration, the Applicant should receive a confirmation message with the credentials in the Registered Mobile Number and an email in the registered email ID.