PhD Agriculture is a 3-year program at Shoolini University that involves the study of plants and animals and how they are raised for the production of consumable products. The curriculum comprises the study of biological processes, geology and soils, the history of agriculture, and farming technologies. Doctorate students can choose a specific focus area, such as specific plants, dairy and poultry, small-scale agriculture, agricultural economics, genetic modification, or future development.
Students learn to plan, design and execute projects and productive agrarian processes. They also undertake projects in agronomic engineering that are related to animal and vegetation production. Scholars learn how to develop modern methods of plant breeding and seed production by using technological advancements.
Research scholars are mentored by faculty passionate about agriculture and conducting high-impact research. The internationally acclaimed faculty comes from leading Indian and global universities such as Oxford, NIH, and NCI. Many faculty members have received grants from national and international funding agencies.
The university collaborates with renowned universities worldwide for student exchange programs, faculty exchange, and more. Prominent among these are the University of Arkansas, USA; Lanzhou University, China; University of Naples, Italy; Taipei Medical University, Taiwan; Gachon University, South Korea; South Dakota Mines University, USA.
Shoolini University is UGC Approved and NAAC Accredited.
- Agricultural Extension Education
- Plant Pathology
- Soil Science
- Plant Breeding & Genetics
- Emphasis on scientific agriculture with focus on resource-use efficiency.
- Academic collaborations with universities in USA, UK, Korea, Taiwan, etc.
- Highly acclaimed faculty with national and international exposure
- Shoolini University farmland near campus works as a crop cafeteria for day-to-day field practical lessons.
- Component of animal husbandry with a small-scale milk unit set up to enable practical learning.
- Cultivation of vegetables and medicinal plants done at Kalaghat Farm for research and demonstration purposes.
- Instructional farms of Shoolini University are used to grow seasonal crops as per their importance in the course curriculum.
PhD Agriculture Career Opportunities
- Agricultural Scientist
- Agricultural Economist
- Farm Manager
- Research Associate
- Rural Practice Surveyor
- Soil Scientist
- Rural Practice Surveyor
|Academic Calendar for PhDs 2023|
|Date of Admission||Between Nov 2022 to||Between Feb 2023 to April 2023||Between May 2023-July 2023||Between Aug 2023 to Oct 2023||Between Nov 2023 to Jan 2024|
|Payment of tuition fee/Hostel fee for the semester||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission|
|Late fee payment with fine for the semester||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission|
|Registration (Online)*||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission|
|Late Registration (with late fee)||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission|
|Commencement of Research||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration|
|Commencement of Classes||May 15 - 30, 2023||Oct 26- Nov 08, 2023||May 13 - 25, 2024|
|I Term Examination||June 08 - 10, 2023||Nov 16-18, 2023||May 30 – June 1, 2024|
|II Term Examination||July 4 - 14, 2023||December 15-23, 2023||July 3 - 13, 2024|
|Payment of tuition fee/Hostel fee for next semester||July 1-15, 2023||Oct 1-15, 2023||Jan 01-15, 2024||April 1-15, 2024||July 1-15, 2024|
|Late fee payment with fine for next semester||July 16-30, 2023||Oct 16-30, 2023||Jan 16-30, 2024||April 16-30, 2024||July 16-30, 2024|
|Date of Registration of next semester (Online)||July 28-Aug 1, 2023||Nov 1-5, 2023||Feb 1-5, 2024||May 1-5, 2024||August 1-5, 2024|
|*Student will register for 1 course of 3 credits from Coursera and 5 credits of Research for synopsis at the time of Registration.
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