NDRI Result 2019 has been released and candidates can check it from the official website. The National Dairy Research Institute, India’s premier institute having expertise in Dairy Production, Processing, and Management has announced the commencement of NDRI Admission 2019 for Ph.D. Programme, Diploma (Dairy Technology) and Diploma (Animal Husbandry & Dairying) for the year 2019-20. ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Deemed University, Karnal Entrance Exam 2019 conducted in online mode as per the schedule. Admission shall be made on the basis of merit through All India Entrance Examination conducted by the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal for the course. The candidates can get here all the details about NDRI Admission 2019 such as application form, eligibility criteria, Admit Card, Result, and Counselling.

Latest: NDRI has released counselling schedule for admission to Ph.D. Programme. Scroll down to check the same.

NDRI Admission 2019

The National Dairy Research Institute conducts the Entrance Examination for admission to Ph.D. Programme, Diploma (Dairy Technology) and Diploma (Animal Husbandry & Dairying) for the year 2019-20. The eligible candidates who will qualify the specific examination will be granted admission to the specified course for which candidate appear in the entrance exam. The schedule for NDRI Admission 2019 is given below, candidates can check for the same:

NDRI Entrance Exam Events Dates
Starting date for Online Registration forms 30 Apr 2019
Closing date of Online Registration 20 May 2019
Date of Admit Card download 27 May 2019
Date of online Entrance Examination 09 Jun 2019
Date of Result 01 Jul 2019
Date of Counselling 17 & 18 Jul 2019

Counselling Schedule

The counselling will be held at NDRI, Karnal on the following dates for the following disciplines:

All EWS/ UPS/ PH and In-service qualified candidates are required to attend the counselling as per schedule dates of paricular divisions.

Eligibility Criteria

For Ph.D. Programme

Candidates having passed Master’s degree in the concerned field with Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.60/10.00 on ten-point scale, at least 3.25/5.00 on five-point scale, at least 2.60/ 4.00 on four-point scale for General, OBC, EWS and UPS categories candidates whereas for SC/ST/ Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates the said requirement is an OGPA of at least 5.60/10.00, 2.75/ 5.00, 2.20/ 4.00. In other cases, where grade-points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured at least 60% marks for General, OBC, EWS and UPS categories whereas for SC/ ST/ PH categories the minimum requirement is 50% marks.

For Diploma (DT) & (AHD)

50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology / Agriculture by General, OBC, EWS and UPS categories and 40% for SC/ST, PH in the 12th Standard Examination.

Age Limit

For Ph.D. Programme – Minimum age limit shall be 21 years on or before July 31, 2019. There will be no upper age limit.

For Diploma (DT) & (AHD) – Minimum age limit shall be 17 years on or before July 31, 2019 and the maximum age limit shall be 23 years as on July 31, 2019. Maximum age limit for in-service candidates will be 45 years as on July 31, 2019.

NDRI Application Form

The NDRI Application Form 2019 has been released for admission to Ph.D. Programme, Diploma (Dairy Technology) and Diploma (Animal Husbandry & Dairying) for the year 2019-20 on the official website. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the NDRI Admission as per the schedule. The completed application form must be submitted on or before the last date.

Application Fee:

For Ph.D. Programme –  Rs. 1200/- (For General/OBC/EWS/UPS) and Rs. 600/- (For SC/ST/PH).

For Diploma (DT) & (AHD) – Rs. 800/- (For General/OBC/EWS/UPS) and Rs. 400/- (For SC/ST/PH).

Admit Card

The NDRI Admit Card will be released on the official website as per the schedule. Therefore, all candidates are advised to visit the NDRI website and note down the roll no. on their admit cards and bring it with them to appear in the examination. The candidate shall show the admit card to the Supervisory Staff otherwise you are not allowed to appear in the exam.

Test Centers

The entrance examination will be conducted at following centers in online mode on June 09, 2019.

  • Karnal/Kurukshetra
  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Kolkata
  • Hyderabad
  • Thiruvananthapuram.

Admission Procedure

For Ph.D. Programme

  • The candidates who fulfill the minimum qualifications will be eligible to appear in the entrance examination. Those who are not found eligible will be informed accordingly.
  • There will be only one paper based on the subject matter of 2 hours duration and of 150 marks.  Paper will be objective type with multiple choice questions.
  • The qualifying marks for written examination will be 50% ( 45% for SC/ST and PH.)
  • The final selection for admission to Ph.D. Dairying will be based on the merit list prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Entrance Examination. If the marks obtained in the entrance examination are same then the merit will be decided on the basis of the marks obtained in the previous qualifying examination.  If the mark obtained in the qualified examination is same, then the merit will be decided on the basis of date of birth of the candidate, candidate senior in age will be given upper rank.

For Diploma Programmes

The admissions to Diploma programmes will be done through the entrance examination conducted by the University. The candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and Counseling.


The NDRI will declare the NDRI Entrance Test Result 2019 after the entrance examination is conducted successfully. The final selection for admission will be based on the merit list prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Entrance Examination. The result will be announced as per the schedule and the merit list of qualified candidates will be displayed on the NDRI website. The direct link to check the NDRI Admission Result 2019 will also be provided here for the ease of the candidates.


Fifteen percent of total seats are reserved for bonafide candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, 7.5 percent for Scheduled Tribes, 27% for OBC and 3% for Physically Handicapped subject to their being otherwise eligible. 2% seats are reserved for remote and underprivileged states/UTs (UPS). The reservation of seats amongst the SC/ST categories is interchangeable if the sufficient number of candidates is not available in a given subject as per merit-rank in the examination.

Number of Seats in DT & AHD 

  • Diploma (DT): 20 + 5 (in-service candidates)
  • Diploma (AHD): 20+5 (NEH States Candidates)

Official Website: www.ndri.res.in.

  • Click here to check the admission notification for NDRI Admission 2019

For more details check the information brochure for DT & AHD | Ph.D. Programme| Corrigendum.

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