To be eligible to apply, you must have any one of the following:
1. Graduate or Post Graduate in Agriculture/ Food and allied disciplines like Horticulture/Aquaculture (Fishery)/Food Science/ Food Technology/Food Engineering/ Home Science/ Dairy Technology/Agriculture Engineering/Nutrition/Post Harvest Technology/Veterinary Science /Animal Husbandry/ Poultry Science/Sugar Technology/Oil Technology/ Milling Technology/ Agri Business Management and others, of any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
2. Graduate or Post Graduate in Biology/Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/Bio Physics, Chemical Technology and any other related field from a University or Institution as defined in the above paragraph.
3. Graduate/ Post Graduate or equivalent qualification in any other discipline from a University or Institution as defined in the above paragraph and have an interest in Agriculture, Agro/Food Processing, Rural and Allied sectors. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidates must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. For students other than Agriculture/Food and allied graduates, have to take few additional courses related with Science and Technology of Agriculture/Food & allied.
Note: Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. Such candidates must produce a certificate from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar/Director of the university/ institution certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year / is awaiting final results.
You are required to produce the mark sheet and a certificate on or before December 31 of having passed the Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification. The admission will be confirmed only when you submit the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification as mentioned in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar. Under no circumstances the deadline of December 31 will be extended.