Punjab Agricultural University, PAU, Ludhiana
Phone-No: 0161- 2401960-79 Ext. 286
Fax: 0161- 2400945
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.
The PAU has played a key role in increasing food grain production in the Punjab State several folds share its reputation and ushering in an era of Green Revolution in India. It has also made notable contributions in increasing livestock and poultry production. In recognition of its outstanding achievements in agricultural research, education and extension, it was adjudged the Best Agricultural University in India in 1995.
The Punjab Agricultural University now has four constituent colleges, viz. College of
Agriculture, College of Agricultural Engineering, College of Home science and College of Basic Sciences & Humanities.
At present the University, through 28 departments in the four constituent colleges, offers 31 Master's and 30 Ph.D. programmes. The course curricula are constantly revised and restructured to keep pace with the latest developments in agriculture and allied fields.
Doctor of Philosophy PhD
in Punjab Agricultural University, PAU, Ludhiana
PhD (Specialization: Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology Soils, Vegetable Crops, Food Technology Plant Breeding & Genetics,. Extension Education, Farm Power & Machinery, Soil & water Engineering, Processing as Food Engineering, Energy Science & Technology, Food & Nutrition, Family Resource Management, Clothing & `Textiles, Human Development, Home Science Extension Education, Biochemistry Agricultural Economics, Zoology, Botany, and Microbiology]
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy PhD in Punjab Agricultural University, PAU, Ludhiana
An Overall Credit Point Average (OCPA) of 7.00 (out of 10.00) or 70% marks or equivalent at Masters level in the respective or related discipline and an OCPA of 5.50 (out of 10.00) or 55% marks or equivalent at the Bachelors level. 5% marks are reduced for candidates belonging to reserved categories.
How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy PhD in Punjab Agricultural University, PAU, Ludhiana
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 & international Linkages, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, either by sending Bank Draft for Rs. 1290/- drawn in his favour and payable at any scheduled Bank at Ludhiana or personally at the counter from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. on all working days on a payment of Rs. 1210/- in cash.
Prospectus and application forms will be sent under postal certificate. The University will not be responsible for postal delay or loss in transit.
Last date for Submission form: 14th October 2016
To know more Information about course please visit: www.pau.edu