The Indian Veterinary Research Institute had issued notification from the eligible candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. program in various disciplines offered at the university campus. The admissions are based on the performance of the candidates in the written examination to be held as per the schedule at various centres. Only the eligible candidates who pass the written examination are awarded admissions to the Ph.D. program in various disciplines. Candidates can get all the details about the Application Form, Admit Card, Result etc on this page.

List of Provisionally selected candidates for admission has been announced. Check the link below.

IVRI Ph.D. Admission 2017 – 2018

Admission will be held on the basis of All India Written Entrance Examination followed by an Interview and further subject to Medical/Physical Fitness of the candidate. Name and Roll Nos. of eligible candidates will be displayed on IVRI website. The entrance examination will be conducted at the following Centres.

The schedule of Events for IVRI Ph.D. Admission 2017 – 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Issue of application form (by post) 01‐25 Mar 2017
Issue of application form
(at cash counter University Office, IVRI, Izatnagar7
01‐31 Mar 2017
Last date for receipt of application  form 01 Apr 2017 (upto 5.00 PM)
Last date of receipt of application from candidates of
Andaman & Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep, State/
Union Territory in the North Eastern Region,
Ladakh Division of J&K State & Sikkim
15 Apr 2017 (upto 5.00 PM)
Date of Entrance Examination 07 May 2017
Date of Interview 12 Jun to 17 Jun 2017
Final Result 30 Jun 2017


  • Animal Biochemistry
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Animal Genetics & Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Livestock Production & Management
  • Livestock Products Technology
  • Poultry Science
  • Vet Microbiology
  • Vet Extension Education
  • Vet Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Vet Medicine
  • Vet Parasitology
  • Vet Pathology
  • Vet Pharmacology
  • Vet Physiology
  • Vet Public Health & Epidemiology
  • Vet Surgery & Radiology

Selected Candidates

The Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) has released List of selected candidates for admission into Ph.D programme. Candidates can check the list from the official website OR through the link provided below.

  • List of Provisionally Selected Candidates – Check here


The Result for IVRI Ph.D. Admissions has been declared by Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Which can also be checked through the direct link provided below.

Application Form

The Application Form for IVRI Ph.D. Admissions will be released by Indian Veterinary Research Institute. The candidates shall obtain and submit the filled application form as per the schedule to avoid cancellation of the candidature. The Application forms are available and can be downloaded from the link below.

The last date for receipt of application duly completed in all respect shall be 01.04.2017 till 5:00 PM. No application shall be accepted after the due date and time. The last date for candidates in the Andaman & Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep, States/Union Territory in the North Eastern Regional, Ladakh Division of J&K State and Sikkim is 15.04.2017 (5:00 PM).

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates for admission to PhD programme must have MVSc degree in the concerned discipline as specified below with a minimum CGPA 6.50/10.00 scale, 3.25/5.00 scale, 2.60/4.00 scale for General and OBC categories and 5.50/10.00 scale, 2.75/5.00 scale, 2.20/4.00 scale for SC/ST/Physically challenged/ Sponsored candidates, respectively from any recognized University in India or where grade-points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured atleast 60% marks for General/OBC category. For SC/ST/Physically challenged/Sponsored category candidates, the minimum percentage of marks will be 50%. The eligibility qualifications in various disciplines are as specified below:

Age Limit

Minimum age limit for PhD candidates shall be 23 years. There will be no upper age limit. The age shall be reckoned as on 1st August of the academic session.

Selection Procedure / Exam Pattern & Interview

There shall be one written paper of 190 marks for the subject matter and 10 marks for the interview. Candidates who qualify in the written examination in the subject, based on the academic performance are eligible to appear in the interview.

  • Written examination (Total 190 marks)
  • Interview (Total 10 marks))

The candidates who fulfill the prescribed minimum qualifications are only eligible to appear in the competitive written entrance examination.

The minimum qualifying marks in the competitive entrance examination for appearing in the interview for admission to PhD programme shall be as under:

Note: The minimum qualifying marks for PH candidates will be same as for the category he/she belongs to i.e., SC, ST, OBC or General.

Subjects for written examination

The candidates may appear in the written examination in any one of the subject in which admission is to be taken. The question paper will contain multiple choice questions. The syllabus for the examination will be given in the information bulletin. The medium of examination will be English only.

Venue, date, time and centre of examination

The written entrance examination for PhD degree programme shall be held on 7th May, 2017 at the following centres from 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM or as specified by the Deemed University at the time of advertisement. In case sufficient numbers of candidates do not opt for a particular centre, it will be merged with other centres:

No TA/ DA for appearing in the written examination/interview will be paid by the institute. However, only eligible un-employed SC/ ST candidates who appeared in the written examination/interview will be paid traveling allowance on the basis of confirmed ticket limited to sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route both ways on production of caste certificate and evidence of journey performed. Payment of TA will be made through online account transfer for which details of Bank account with IFSC Code must be submitted by the candidate.

The candidates will have to make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging during the period of stay for entrance examination.


Candidates, who qualify in the written examination in the subject, are eligible to appear in the interview. Discipline-wise list of qualifying students in the entrance examination is prepared and displayed on IVRI Website.

Cut Off Marks (Last year)

The minimum qualifying marks in the competitive entrance examination for consideration of IVRI Ph.D Admission 2016 – 2017 shall be as under:

Examination Minimum Qualifying marks in Competitive entrance test
General Candidates OBC candidates SC/ST candidates
Subject matter of 200 Marks 50%
(100 out of 200 marks)
(96 out of 200 marks)
(90 out of 200 marks)

Note: The minimum qualifying marks for PH candidates will be same as for the category he belongs to i.e. SC, ST, OBC and General.

For more details of IVRI Ph.D Admission 2017 – 2018 – Download Information Brochure.

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