PHD in Genetics in IARI Eligibility, Syllabus and Admission.
Online Notification is Published on- March
Sub-discipline- Plant Breeding; and Genetics
Number of Seats -Genetics General 5 and OBC 1
Age Limit – The minimum age for admission shall be 21 years. No relaxation is admissible regarding
the minimum age limit.
Qualification for Admission to Genetics – M.Sc./M.Sc.(Ag)/M.Tech./M.E. in Biochemistry/Agricultural Biochemistry/ Agricultural Chemistry/ Molecular Biology and /OR Biotechnology/Relevant Life Sciences/ Chemistry with Organic Chemistry as a special subject
Syllabus PART-II AND III Genetics Fundamentals of components of environment – atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, biosphere, pedosphere and their interaction, energy flow in ecosystems; ecosystems of the world; biogeographic regions; soil as a biological habitat; distribution and types of soil organisms and their significance in soil productivity; bio-geochemical cycles in different ecosystems; agro-ecological regions of India; global climatic changes – greenhouse gases and their impact on agriculture; biotic and abiotic interactions and their significance; natural resources – effect of anthropogenic factors on the degradation of natural resources; conventional and nonconventional sources of energy; environmental issues in agriculture and environmental impact assessment; environmental pollution and agricultural productivity; sources of soil, water and air pollution; inter-relationships of crop and animal production systems with environmental pollution in different eco-systems; management of rural water and agro-industrial effluents, environmental laws; analytical techniques for major environmental pollutants; spectrophotometry, chromatography; basic chemodynamics of environmental pollutants; chemistry of fossilfuels, fluorocarbon, nitrogen, carbon, halogens, phosphorus, heavy metals and their compounds; pesticides and other hazardous chemicals, basic photochemistry.