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ICAR-IISR PhD Admission 2020: Application Procedure Starts; Check Eligibility & Method to Apply

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode has recently released PhD Admission Notification and invited applications from candidates who are Indian citizens to pursue research in following disciplines leading to a Ph.D. Degree under the University of Calicut. Candidates with a Master’s degree in Botany/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Zoology and a valid National level fellowship (JRF/SRF of CSIR, UGC, DBT, KSCSTE, etc.), DST-INSPIRE or any other equivalent fellowship for pursuing Ph.D.

For more details on the eligibility, requirements, course details, procedure to apply, and such, please check below:

ICAR Eligibility:

Candidates with lecturer-ship only in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply.

The upper age limit is 35 years for male and 40 years for female candidates as on 01-07-2020, which is relaxable by 5 years as per the Govt. of India rule for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Women/ Physically Handicapped candidates.

Application Process:

Candidates who satisfy the above criteria may send their online applications on or before 30-September 2020.

Last Date of Apply: 30-September 2020


ICAR exam Selection Method:

Eligible candidates will have to attend an interview before the selection committee which will be intimated after the deadline. The selection of Ph.D. scholars will be based on a brief presentation (10-minutes) on any topic of interest in the relevant field of specialization.

Important Things to Remember:

Candidates will have to make their own arrangements for travel, stay, etc. at the examination centre. Travelling allowance is not payable by ICAR-IISR.

Mere fulfilment of the minimum requirements stipulated in the notification would not automatically entitle a person for selection. The decision of the Director, ICAR-IISR in this regard shall be final.

Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification.

 For inquiries, contact: hrdiisr@gmail.com/HRD.spices@icar.gov.in, Ph: 0495 2731410

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