Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University (KVAFSU) Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - May 29 2018

KVAFSU Ph.D. Admissions 2016

Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University (KVAFSU) is an autonomous educational institution which was founded exclusively for the development of education and learning; organize of research and extension education and transfer the rural-oriented technologies in the areas of Veterinary, Animal, Dairy and Fisheries Sciences in Karnataka.

KVAFSU invites applications for admission to the Doctoral Degree programme i.e., Ph.D. in Veterinary and Animal Science from both Bidar and Bangalore campuses of Veterinary College, Ph.D. in Dairy Science from Dairy Science College, Bangalore and Ph.D. in Fisheries Science from College of Fisheries, Mangalore. In case of Doctoral degree, a minimum duration of three Academic years / six semesters is ordinarily need for completion.


    06th Oct, 2018


    20th Aug, 2018 - 21st Sep, 2018

  • Method of Application


KVAFSU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Important Dates

Ph.D. in Veterinary Science, M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science & M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Agriculture
Date for Availability of Application on website20th Aug, 2018
Last date for submission of filled-in applications21st Sep, 2018
The date for Written Test29th Sep, 2018
The date for Releasement of the list of selected aspirants for Ph.D. programme06th Oct, 2018

KVAFSU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. (Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry), Ph.D. (Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science) & Ph.D. (Fisheries Science)

KVAFSU provides Ph.D. Programme in the following specializations:

  • Fisheries Science
  • Dairy Science
  • Veterinary and Animal Science


  • You should have an OGPA of 6.50/10 or equivalent percentage of marks for general category and 6.00/10 or equivalent OGPA/equivalent percentage of marks for SC/ST/Cat-I/ aspirants at Master’s degree level.
  • You should possess Master's Degree in respective subjects.

KVAFSU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 How to apply?

Ph.D. (Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry), Ph.D. (Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science) & Ph.D. (Fisheries Science)

You should download the Application Form from the University website.

Fill in the necessary details. Pay the prescribed Application fee as mentioned in the Admission notification on the website via a Demand Draft in favor of Comptroller, KVAFSU, Bidar

KVAFSU Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Selection Procedure

Ph.D. (Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry), Ph.D. (Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science) & Ph.D. (Fisheries Science)

Your selection shall be done on merit on the basis of performance as per following scheme of evaluation:

ParticularsMax. Marks
Weightage in aggregate in Master’s degree50
Written test40
ICAR / JRF exam eligible aspirants2
Research Publication3
Distinction - Univ. Medals / Sports and Cultural activities3
Physically handicapped / Anglo-Indians / Scouts & Guides / Children of Ex-Servicemen / Defence personnel2
 Total marks: 100

You should obtain a minimum of 50% of total marks in case of general category and 35% of total marks in case of SC/ST/Cat-1.

Written Test:

  • The written test paper will contain 100 objective questions and each question will carry one mark.
  • The period of written test is 2 hours.
  • ICAR/GOI nominees, Foreign Nationals, NRIs/NRI- sponsored are exempted from taking the written test.

Note: If your Master degree is not graded, the marks obtained by you in written test will be calculated for 100 marks.

Reservation Criteria

  • A few seats are set apart for Foreign Nationals (FN) / Non - Resident Indians (NRIs) / NRI – sponsored aspirants.
  • Reservation of seats will be ensured as per the reservation policy of the Government of Karnataka.
  • There is reservation of one seat per branch in the Doctoral degree programme for aspirants deputed by Government of Karnataka / Government of India.

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

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