NG Ranga University Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - June 23 2018

The Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) is a public Agricultural university in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh. It is the largest in India with an infrastructure of nine colleges, 58 research stations distributed in seven agro-climatic zones of the state, eight agricultural polytechnics, one horticultural polytechnic, one multipurpose polytechnic, 22 District Agricultural Advisory and Transfer of Technology Centres, 12 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (Farmer Science Centre), one Agricultural Technology and Information Centre and Electronic Media Wing apart from one Extension Education Institute and Agricultural Information and Communication Centre.

ANGRAU is responsible for Education, Research, and Extension in Agriculture and allied fields in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The University imparts instruction leading to the Doctoral degree courses in Agriculture, Home Science/Agricultural Engineering, and allied fields.

The University invites applications for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme in the field of Agriculture, Home Science and Agricultural Engineering for the academic year 2016-17. The admission will be based on an Entrance Test followed by an Interview and the earlier academic performance.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    21st Jun 2018

Important Dates

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science
Last date for submitting the Application21st Oct 2018
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Ph.D. (Agriculture) Programme

  • Agronomy
  • Ag. Economics
  • Entomology
  • Extension Education
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Horticulture
  • Pt. Pathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Soil Science and Ag. Chemistry
  • Ag. Biotechnology
  • Ag. Engineering & Technology) of 4 years period from ANGR Agricultural University or an institution accredited by ICAR / approved by ANGRAU is essential.

 Ph.D. (Home Science) Programme

  • Resource Management and Consumer Sciences
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Human Development and Family Studies

Ph.D. (Apparel and Textiles Engineering) Programme Eligibility Criteria:- You should fulfill the following criteria:-

  • You should have a Master of Science (M.Sc.) or an equivalent examination in Agriculture or Home Science/ (or) Agricultural Engineering, as the case may be, in the related field of specialisation with at least 50% marks in the aggregate under traditional system of examination or an OGPA of 3.25 or above in 4.00 point scale or OGPA of 7.50 or above in 10.00 point scale in grade point system.
  • In the case of SC and ST category, you should have passed in the Degree of Master of Science in Agriculture or Home Science as the case may be under traditional system or OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 or 7.00 out of 10.00 under Grade Point system is sufficient.
  • You should also have a Basic Degree i.e., B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Home Science)/ B.H.Sc. (Rural) / B.Tech. (Ag. Engineering & Technology) of 4 years duration from ANGR Agricultural University or an institution accredited by ICAR / approved by ANGRAU is essential.
  • If you have passed M.Sc.(Agriculture) in Seed Science and Technology, you are qualified for the Ph.D. course in any of the subjects/major fields i.e., Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Entomology and Agronomy and if you have passed M.Sc.(Agriculture) in Plant Biochemistry, you are qualified for Ph.D. Course in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and Microbiology subject to the condition that you should study the deficiency courses from among the core courses prescribed for M.Sc.(Ag.) in the related major field of study.

Step To Apply

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science

You can download the Application Form from the website of the University.

You should take a print out of the Application Form and fill it with the need for personal and educational details in your own handwriting.

You should affix a recent colored passport size photograph in the space offered and get it attested.

Application Fee: You should pay the registration fee in the form of Demand Draft for Rs.1200 for General and Rs. 800 for SC, ST, and PH. Ranga Agricultural University, Admn.Camp Office: Vijaya Durga Towers: M.G. Inner Ring Road: Guntur – 522 509: AP.

Note: You Application Form must also have the signature of a gazetted officer along with his seal in the space offered.

The Demand Draft should be from SBH / SBI / ANDHRA BANK and drawn in favor of Comptroller, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, payable at Hyderabad.

Enclosures: You should attach the following along with the application form:

  • Caste Certificate
  • Two self-addressed (with PIN code) envelops affixing postage stamps of Rs.5 on each.
  • Provisional/degree certificate of the qualifying examination
  • Memorandum of marks (all years) obtained at the qualifying (B.Sc. level) examination or transcript
  • Study Certificates / Residence Certificate
  • Date of Birth certificate

You must send the duly filled in Application Form along with the need documents to the following address:

The Registrar, Acharya N.G.

Admission Procedure

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Science

You will be selected on the basis of your earlier academic performance including both Bachelor’s Degree level and Master’s level, and Entrance Test and Interview Performance in the following ratio:

  • M.Sc. Level – 30%
  • Interview Performance – 10%
  • B.Sc. Level – 10%
  • Entrance Test – 50%

You should be able to secure a minimum of 50% in the Entrance Test if you belong to the general category. If you belong to the reserved category, you do not require any minimum qualifying marks to the extent of the reserved seats.

Reservation Table

Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe6%
Backward Class29%
Physically Disabled3%
  • In case of branches with more than 3 seats, 85 % of seats after excluding those reserved for aspirants from other states, shall be reserved in favor of aspirants belonging to Andhra University, and Sri Venkateswara University, local areas in the ratio of 66:44 respectively.
  • Reservation of seats for Muslim aspirants shall be as per the norms of the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

*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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