PHD in Agricultural Economics in IARI Eligibility, Syllabus and Admission

PHD in Agricultural Economics in IARI Eligibility, Syllabus and Admission.

PHD in Agricultural Economics in IARI

 Online Notification is Published on- March

Sub-discipline-  Agricultural Development and Policy; Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis; Agricultural Marketing and Trade; Farm Management and Resource Economics: and Agri-business Management

Number of Seats – Agricultural Economics General 3 and SC-1 and OBC-1 and PH (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 Agricultural Economics-  M.Sc./M.Sc.(Ag)/M.Tech./M.E. in Agricultural Economics/Dairy Economics/Livestock Economics/ Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation/Fisheries Economics

Syllabus  PART-II AND III Agricultural Economics  Basic concepts in economics, theory of consumer demand, theory of production, market classification, theory of perfect and imperfect competition, theory of distribution, national income accounting, classical and Keynesian theories of income determination, money-concepts, functions, theories of demand for money, supply of money; general equilibrium of product and money markets; IS and LM functions; monetary and fiscal policies, banking – central and commercial, functions and problems of recent macro-economic policies of Government of India; research methodology, steps in agricultural economics research, data collection, analysis and report writing; differential and integral calculus, differential equations, matrix algebra, solution of simultaneous linear equations, linear programming, statistical inference, correlation and regression analysis, time series analysis and theory of index numbers.

Nature and scope of agricultural production economics vis-a-vis farm management; farm business analysis, farm records and farm cost accounting; farm planning and budgeting, production function and resource allocation; cost, profit and supply functions; nature and analysis of risk in farming; systems approach in farming; role of credit in agriculture, principles of agricultural finance, farm financial management, supply and demand for farm credit; recent innovations in the extension of credit to agriculture, theory and practice of co-operation; problems of co-operatives, management of co-operative institutions; cost-benefit analysis of agricultural projects.

Scope of marketing in a developing economy; practice and problems of marketing agricultural inputs and outputs; functions and channels of marketing, co-operative marketing; agricultural price analysis; demand analysis; problems and prospects of storage and processing of agricultural products; agricultural exports – problems and prospects. Theory of growth and growth models; agricultural policy, planning and development in India, inter-regional variations in agricultural development, agricultural technology and income distribution; agrarian reforms and output and input price policies; infrastructure and institutions for agricultural development, equity and ecological consideration in agricultural development.

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