Eligibility Criteria for Admission :

    

MSc. (Agriculture) :-

+ Candidates with Bachelors' degree in Agriculture disciplines from a recognized University with Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of 6.00 out of 10.00 or equivalent percentage of marks are eligible for admission to the Master's Degree programmes.

+ SC/ST candidates with OGPA of 5.50 in the Bachelors' degree shall be eligible for the admission.



Ph.D. Programme :-

+ For admission to the Ph.D. programme a Master's degree in the respective/related subject with an OGPA of 6.5/10 or equivalent OGPA/equivalent percentage of marks for SC/ST/PH category at Master's degree level is required for admission. Those coming from 3-year degree and 2- year Master's Degree streams should undergo one year remedial courses before registering for the regular courses.

+ The students have to qualify in a written examination and an interview to get admission.



Students Statistics :

I : Intake capacity and Number of students Admitted in 2015-16

     In 2015-16, 17 students took admission into the B.Sc. (Ag.), 45 students in M.Sc. (Ag.) programme at the College of Post Graduate Studies across eight disciplines functioning under the aegis of four different Schools viz., School of Natural Resource Management School of Crop Improvement, School of Crop Protection and School of Social Sciences. Moreover, 18 students took admission in the college during the same year for pursuing Ph.D. degree programme. The break-up of the intake capacity, number of students admitted and number of degrees awarded by the University through this college during the year under report is being furnished hereunder as follows:

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II : Male: Female Ratio

     During the academic year 2015-16, altogether 80 students took admission in various B. Sc. (Ag.), M.Sc. (Ag.) and Ph.D. programmes. While 40 per cent of the students were female, 60 per cent were male, with a male: female ratio of 1: 0.67. The break-up of male and female students enrolled in various courses during the year, 2015-16 is given in table 2.

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III : Category wise Student Strength

     The details of category wise break-up of student population in various B.Sc. (Ag.), M.Sc. (Ag.) & Ph.D. programmes of the college are given below:

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IV : Rank Holders under PG Programmes

     Discipline wise first rank holders in the college during the year 2015-16 are being presented hereunder as follows:

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     + Recipients of National Talent Scholarship, University Grant Merit Scholarship and other Prestigious Scholarship/Fellowship The number of students who received National Talent Scholarship (NTS) /Fellowship of ICAR, University Grant Merit Scholarship (UGMS) and other Prestigious Scholarship/Fellowship during 2015-16 is furnished below:

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V : Students' Strength in 2015-16

     In order to enhance the quality of teaching by incorporating national and international perspective to Science and Agricultural Research, the College has identified and invited 12 (Twelve) eminent Scientists in different disciplines from reputed institutions like IARI as ICAR adjunct faculty. 3 adjunct faculties were invited by the School of Social Sciences, and 1 adjunct faculty each by the School of Crop Improvement and School of Natural Resource Management. 2 adjunct faculties were invited in the discipline of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry and Genetics and Plant Breeding. One two days training programme on "Soft Skill development for attaining professional excellence" was held on 4th and 5th March, 2016. Dr. P.K. Chhonkar, Adjunct Faculty, New Delhi conducted the training.

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VI : Adjunct Faculty Programme

     In order to enhance the quality of teaching by incorporating national and international perspective to Science and Agricultural Research, the College has identified and invited 12 (Twelve) eminent Scientists in different disciplines from reputed institutions like IARI as ICAR adjunct faculty. 3 adjunct faculties were invited by the School of Social Sciences, and 1 adjunct faculty each by the School of Crop Improvement and School of Natural Resource Management. 2 adjunct faculties were invited in the discipline of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry and Genetics and Plant Breeding. One two days training programme on "Soft Skill development for attaining professional excellence" was held on 4th and 5th March, 2016. Dr. P.K. Chhonkar, Adjunct Faculty, New Delhi conducted the training.





Student Placement :

     The graduating students are being placed in different sectors. The college has produced many ARS scientists till date. Many students are also qualifying in CSIR/ICAR NET examination each year. There is an increasing trend with respect to the number of students opting for higher education. Many students have been awarded scholarships for pursuing their Ph.D. Preference is given for students from the North Eastern Hill Region,students from other states are admitted as per the ICAR quota.