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Punjab Agricultural University, PAU, Ludhiana

Punjab Agricultural University, PAU, Ludhiana
Ludhiana, Punjab
Phone-No: 0161 2401960-79 Ext. 213
Fax: 0161 2400945
Email: Website:

About College:

The Punjab Agricultural University was established in 1962 to serve the state of erstwhile Punjab. On trifurcation of Punjab in November 1966, HaryanaAgricultural University was carved out of PAU by an Act of Parliament in February 1970. Later, in July 1970, Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidalya was established.  In 2006 the College of Veterinary Science was upgraded to become Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University (GADVASU) atLudhiana. The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) is located in Ludhiana city (Punjab State) in north-west India at a distance of 316 km from New Delhi. It is well connected by road and rail with the national capital. Situated on the Ludhiana - Ferozepur Road, the University covers an area of 1510 acres on its main campus and 4615 acres at the regional research stations. Modeled on the pattern of land grant colleges in U.S.A., the PAU performs the integrated functions of teaching, research and extension in agriculture, agricultural engineering, home science and allied disciplines. The University has well equipped laboratories, library and lecture rooms and elaborate farm facilities. Hostel accommodation is available in the university hostels for single students. Married students, if accompanied by their family members, will have to find accommodation outside the campus.

Course Name:

Ph.D. [disciplines: Agricultural Meteorology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Agronomy, Plant Pathology,  Biotechnology, Soil Science, Entomology, Energy Science &Tech., Extension Education, Farm Machinery & Power Engg., Food Technology, Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping), Processing & Food Engg., Horticulture (Fruit Science), Soil & Water Engg., Apparel &Textile Sci., Horticulture  (Vegetable Science), Family Resource Mgt., Food & Nutrition, Extension Edu. & Communication Mgt., Human Development & Family Studies, Agril. Economics, Biochemistry, Botany, Business Administration, Chemistry, Microbiology,  Sociology, Zoology]


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. For reserved categories i.e. SC/ST and BC/OBC candidates, the minimum eligibility marks shall be 65% and 50% respectively at Master's and Bachelor's level.

How to Apply:

For applying online: The candidates can fill online application form through PAU website.

For applying offline: The Prospectus can be obtained from the office of the Additional Director of Communication, Communication Centre, PAU, Ludhiana. The duly completed application forms should reach in the office of the Registrar, Thapar Hall, PAU Ludhiana 141004 on or before the due date.

For course details, qualifications, eligibility criteria, entrance tests, fee and other details, visit the University website. Application forms, which are incomplete/without entrance test fee (wherever applicable)/received after the prescribed date, will not be considered.

Closing Date:

Last date for receipt of applications without late fee: 16th October, 2018. with late fee of Rs. 1,000/- 23rd October, 2018


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