Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV) Ph.D Admissions 2018

Last Updated - April 02 2018

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth is an agricultural university situated in Akola, Maharashtra. Founded in 1969, the university has since successfully educated students in the varied fields of agricultural sciences. With over 20 post graduation courses and 6 Doctorate departments, the university also has 20 research stations providing quality education to students from all over the country.

The Ph.D. courses availed by the university has 6 various departments according to the interest of the students. The college offers 2% seats to students from other states. More than 50% of the available seats are reserved for students who have pursed Agricultural studies in the Universities of state of Maharashtra.

In order to be applicable for applying to the Ph.D. programme of the university, an at least of 6.5 CGPA or equivalent is needed by the aspirants at postgraduate level. Selection of participants for the Ph.D. programme is done strictly on the basis of qualifying degree merit


    10th June, 2018 - 07th September, 2018

  • Method of Application


PDKV Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Management, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Engineering, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Agriculture & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Display of Merit List10th June, 2018
Registration21st Oct - 07th November 2018

PDKV Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil/Ph.D in Management, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Engineering & M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture

  • Aspirants should possess an at least score of 6.5 CGPA out of 10.00 or equivalent in their post-graduate qualifying examination
  • The aspirant should have finished his/her Post Graduation from an Agricultural Universities of Maharashtra or any other equivalent Agricultural Universities

The university provides Ph.D. in the following branches:

 Branches provided in Ph.D.DurationIntakeEligibility
Agriculture3 years162M.Sc in Agriculture or Horticulture
Home Science3 years2M.Sc in Home Science
Fisheries3 years11M.F.Sc Degree
Food Technology3 years3M.Tech in Food Technology
Agricultural Biotechnology3 years5M.Sc in Agricultural Bio-Technology
Agricultural Engineering3 years25M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering

PDKV Ph.D. Admissions 2018 How to Apply

M.Phil/Ph.D in Management, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Engineering & M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
  • Aspirants want admission can fill the application form which will be available at the official MCAER website.
  • Upon successful submission of online forms, the aspirant should send its downloaded copy along with all the self-attested copies of his/her relevant documents to the following address:

Kalp Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (KTPL),

Shop 1 & 2, Radhakant Co-op. Hsg. Society,

Rambaug Colony, Opp. Krishna hospital,

Paud Road, Pune 411 038, Maharashtra


  1. Mark sheet /Grade card of the qualifying examination
  2. Bonafide Certificate in case of aspirant admitted by ICAR quota
  3. Migration Certificate (if eligible)
  4. Domicile Certificate / Residential Certificate
  5. Caste Certificate (if eligible)
  6. 'Non-Creamy Layer Certificate' allowed on or after April 01, 2016 or valid up to the date of submission of application form
  7. Certificate of ‘Project Affected Person’ allowed by the District Resettlement Officer of Government of Maharashtra
  8. N.C.C. ‘B’ or ‘C’ / Air / Naval /Army wing Certificate
  9. Certificate of Games/Sports/Debate/Essay/Elocution allowed by the District Sports Officer

  • In order to clear the application procedure, aspirants must submit the registration fee of Rs. 600/- (Rs. 300/- for reserved category aspirants) via Challan in State Bank of India disciplines or via Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking. Aspirants can also submit the fee by Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favor of ‘Financial Advisor, MCAER, Pune’

PDKV Ph.D. Admissions Procedure 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Management, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Engineering & M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture

  • Proper verification of application forms and deposited certificates will be reviewed by the Dean of the PG Institute/College for further registration
  • Selection of all aspirants will be done via counseling on the basis of qualifying degree merit

PDKV Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Reservation Criteria

Major Criteria:

  • First seats will be allotted to aspirants who have passed out from Maharashtra Agricultural Universities.
  • 2% seats are allotted to students from other States.
  • Other seats will be allotted to aspirants who have a domicile of Maharashtra and have gained 10 years of academic education from Maharashtra.

Other Criteria:

  • 6% seats are reserved for Agriculturist and Children of Agriculturist who possess at least qualification or experience in Agriculture.
  • 7% seats are reserved for Scheduled Tribes.
  • 30% seats are reserved for Female aspirants.
  • 13% seats are reserved for Schedule Caste.
  • 19% seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes.
  • 8% seats are reserved for Nomadic Tribes.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College

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