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Masters in Dairying
Duration In-Service Candidates & their Selection Procedure
Qualification for Admission in Different Disciplines Number of Seats
Procedure for Application Foreign Students
Enterance Examination & Selection Procedure Award of Medals and Merit Certificates
Age Limit  
 
The Institute offers Master in Dairying programmes at NDRI, Karnal and also at SRS, Bangalore/ ERS, Kalyani.
Master's programme in following disciplines is offered at Karnal.
  1. Dairy Microbiology
  2. Dairy Chemistry
  3. Dairy Technology
  4. Dairy Engineering
  5. Animal Biochemistry
  6. Animal Biotechnology
  7. Animal Genetics & Breeding
  8. Livestock Production & Management
  9. Animal Nutrition
  10. Animal Physiology
  11. Dairy Economics
  12. Dairy Extension Education
  13. Forage Production

Master's programme in following disciplines is offered at Bangalore.

  1. Dairy Chemistry
  2. Dairy Technology
  3. Dairy Engineering
  4. Animal Genetics & Breeding
  5. Livestock Production and Management
  6. Animal Nutrition
  7. Dairy Economics
  8. Dairy Extension Education
  9. Food Quality & safety Assurance

Master's programme in following disciplines is offered at Kalyani.

  1. Animal Biotechnology
  2. Livestock Production and Management
  3. Animal Nutrition
  4. Dairy Economics
  5. Animal Genetics & Breeding
Duration


The duration of Master in dairying is three years for graduates in pure sciences and two years for graduates with four years professional degrees. However, it will be three years for those admitted to Master in Dairying (Dairy Engineering) with B.Sc./ B.Tech.(DT).

Admission shall be made on the basis of merit through All India Entrance Examination conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi.

Elligibility Requirements
Candidates having Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field as given below must have obtained atleast 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00 or 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (For SC/ST candidates 55% marks of OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00) or a certificate from Registrar of having OGPA equivalent to 60% marks.

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Qualification for Admission in Different Disciplines
Discipline Qualifications
(1) Dairy Microbiology • B.Sc. Dairying/ B.Sc. Dairying (DT)
• B.Tech. (DT)
• B.V.Sc./ B.V.Sc. & A.H./ B.Sc. (Ag.)
• B.Sc. Microbiology/Industrial Microbiology/Medical Microbilogy Microbial & Food Technology/Food Tech./Food Science (from SAUs only)
• B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology/ Biotechnology
• B.Sc. with Zoology and any two of the following:
Chemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry
(2) Dairy Chemistry

• B.Sc. Dairying/ B.Sc. Dairying (DT)/ B.Tech. (DT)
• B.Tech/B.Sc. Food Tech./ Food Sci.and Technology
• B.V.Sc. & A.H. / B.Sc. (Ag.)
• B.Sc. Honours(Chemistry)
• B.Sc. Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry
• B.Sc. with Chemistry and any two of the following:

Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Mathematics, Physics and Diary Science, Biotechnology, Industrial Microbiology, Food Science & Quality Control, Biochemsitry

(3) Dairy Technology • B.Sc. Dairying/ B.Sc. Dairying (DT)
• B.Tech. (DT)
• B.Sc. Food Tech./ B.Tech. Food Tech. (4 years degree)
• B.Sc. (Microbial & Food Tech.) - 4 years degree
(4) Dairy Engineering • B.E./B.Sc. (Engg.)
• B. Tech./ (Agricultural/AMIE, Chemical, Electrical/Mechanical
• B.Sc. Dairying/B.Tech. (DT)
• B.Tech. (Food Engineering & Technology/Food Process Engineering
Food Technology- with 4 year degree
(5) Animal Biochemistry • B.Sc. Biochemistry
• B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry/ Biotechnology
• B.V.Sc. with one subject as Biochemistry/ Biotechnology
• B.Sc. with Chemistry and any two of the following
Zoology, Botany, Mathematics or Physics, Genetics, Biochemistry,
Microbiology, Biotechnology.
(6) Animal Biotechnology • B.Sc. Dairying/ B.Sc. Dairying (DT/DH)
• BE/ B.Tech. (Biotechnology)
• B.Tech. (Chemical Engg./ Biochemical Engg./ Food Tech./ Fermentation Tech.
• B.V.Sc./ B.Pharma/ Biotechnology
• B.Sc. Biotechnology/ Animal Sciences/ Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology)
• B.Sc. with any three of the following:
Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology,
Genetics, Biotechnology
(7) Animal Genetics and Breeding

• B.Sc. Dairying
• B.Sc. (Animal Sciences)
• B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Ag. & AH)
• B.Sc. (Genetics)
• B.Sc. (Biotechnology)

• B.Sc. with any three of Followings:
Genetics, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Molecular Biology

(8) Livestock Production
and Management
• B.V.Sc. & AH
• B.Sc. Dairying
• B.Sc. (Animal Sciences)
• B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.Sc. (Ag. & AH)
• B.Sc. Agric.(Hons.)
(9) Animal Nutrition • B.V.Sc./ B.V.Sc. & AH
• B.Sc. (Ag.& AH)
• B.Sc. (Ag.)
(10) Animal Physiology • B.Sc. Dairying/ B.Sc. Dairying (DH)
• B.V.Sc./ B.V.Sc. & AH
• B.Sc. (Animal Sciences)
(11) Dairy Economics • B.Sc. Dairying
• B.Sc. Dairying (DT)
• B.V.Sc. &AH/ B.V.Sc./ B.Sc. (Animal Sciences)
• B.Sc. (Ag.)
• B.Sc. (Agric. Marketing and Cooperation)
(12) Dairy Extn. Education • B.Sc. Dairying/ B.Sc. Dairying (DT/DH)/ B.Tech. (DT)
• B.V.Sc./ B.V.Sc. & AH
• B.Sc. (Animal Sciences)
• B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.Sc. (Ag. & AH)
• B.Sc. (Agric. Marketing and Cooperation)
• B.Sc. Home Science (with elective extension education) - 4 years degree
(13) Food Quality & Safty Assurance

• B. Tech. In Dairy Technology or Food Technology

• B. Tech./B.E. in Biotechnology

• B.Sc. Fisheries Sciences

• B.Sc. Ag.

• B.Sc.Food Science/ Biotechnology, Microbiology /Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry and Biology

• B.V.Sc. & AH

Note :
• The candidates with B.Sc. general qualification/Honours and three year degree programme at UG level will have to take, pre-requisite courses of one year and the duration of the programme will be 3 years. The candidates with Honours Qualification will have to offer additional courses.
• The above qualifications are subject to change as per the information bulletin of ICAR for the 19th All India Entrance Examination for admissions to Post-Graduate Programmes for the academic session 2014-15.
• One who is appearing for above Bachelor Degree Programmes in the year 2014 can also apply subject to producing his/ her Bachelor Degree Certificate on the date of counselling

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Procedure for Application


Master in Dairying (other than in- service candidates)

Admission shall be made on the basis of merit through All India Entrance Examination conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi.

    1. Application for admission shall be made in the prescribed form meant for the purpose.
    2. The application form bears a serial number at the top left corner on page 1. This number, as well as the main subject to which the admission is sought, must be quoted in all correspondence regarding admission to this Institute.
    3. All correspondence for admission of in- service candidates should be addressed to the Joint Director, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132001 (Haryana). For all important dates please see important instructions on the back of cover page.
    4. In order to obtain acknowledgement for the receipt of the application by the Institute, candidates are advised to send their applications by registered post, acknowledgement due in the envelop attached with the application form.
    5. Application for admission must be completed in block letters. All entries in the application form must be filled up and attested copies of the following certificates and documents (original certificate should not be sent with the application form) are to be attatched, failing which the application is liable to be rejected.
      a) Certificate for date of birth.
      b) Certificates of all examinations passed starting from Matriculation to Bachelor’s Degree.
      c) Mark lists indicating percentage of marks in each subject, total marks and class obtained, etc. of all examinations passed.
      d) A certificate from the Principal/Dean of College indicating the marks/division obtained at the Bachelor’s Degree examination passed.
      e) In case of SC/ST candidate, a certificate from a first class Magistrate of a District/Competent Authority indicating that the candidate belongs to a particular SC/ST category which is included in the latest list appended to the constitution of India, SC/ST 1950. Application without such certificate will be considered against unreserved seats only.
      f) Three recent passport size photographs duly attested should be affixed at appropriate place of the Application/Admit Card.
    6. (6) All original certificates and marks sheet are to be produced at the time of registration. Candidates who do not produce all the original certificates and mark sheets will not be admitted.
    7. If a candidate willfully furnishes wrong information or suppresses any relevant information, his/her candi-dature/ admission will automatically stand cancelled.
    8. Admit Card will be issued to the in-service candidates who are eligible to appear in interview. If a candidate does not receive the Admit Card for interview or other information from the Institute one week before the date of interview, he/she should contact University Office at Telephone/FAX/E-mail numbers given on back of cover page.

Entrance Examination & Selection Procedure

 

  1. The Entrance examination is conducted by the ICAR New Delhi at several locations in the country.
  2. The sale of Information Bullletins including application forms is arranged by the ICAR through Registrars of State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities of ICAR.
  3. The result of Entrance Examination is declared by the ICAR on it’s website (www.icar.org.in)
  4. The ICAR conducts the Counseling for admission at National Agricultural Science Centre (NASC)  Complex, Dev prakash Shastry Marg, Pusa Campus, New Delhi on specified dates.
  5. Candidates admitted at NDRI have to deposit Rs. 2000/- as part of regular fees to confirm their admission and issue of admission letter by the ICAR.
  6. Those candidates who opt for admission in other universities are not entitled to get wait listed.
  7. Such candidates who are not able to get admission at NDRI and opt for not to join at any other university, are eligible to exercise the option of getting wait listed.
  8. The waiting list is prepared by the ICAR and operated by NDRI for filling up the seats which fall vacant due to non reporting of selected candidates or leaving after joining.
  9. The schedule for operation of waiting list is announced by NDRI on the website and also braught to the notice of wait listed candidates during counseling at New Delhi.
  10. The wait listed candidates in each group will be considered for admission in only those disciplines which are listed against their names in the waiting list. They will not be considered for other subjects in the same group even if the seats remain vacant.
  11. No candidate will be considered for admission in disciplines outside the group for which she/he has been wait listed even if the seats remain vacant.
  12. Individual letters or communications are not given by NDRI for counseling schedules out of the waiting list.
  13. There is no provision of migration from any other university to NDRI and vice versa.
 

In-Service Candidates and Their Selection Procedure

 

Vice-Chancellors/ Directors/ Head of the Institutions concerned may depute their faculty/ employees for admission to Master and Doctoral Programmes subject to following conditions:

  1. The candidate must be fully sponsored by his/ her employer.
  2. The candidate must fulfill the eligibility conditions for admission to Master in Dairying: Candidates having Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field as given below must have obtained atleast 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00 or 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (For SC/ST candidates 55% marks of OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00) or a certificate from Registrar of having OGPA equivalent to 60% marks.
  3. The candidates should be in permanent employment under Central/ State/ Govt. or Universities and must have three years experience in the relevant field as on the closing day for receipt of applications.
  4. In-service candidates shall be admitted over the above the seats as mentioned in table Master in Dairying with the approval of the Director.
  5. The Applications duly completed with all documents (including Form-A) should be forwarded by the Vice-Chancellor/ Director/ Head of Institution so as to reach Registrar, NDRI Deemed University on or before the closing date. Direct application by the candidate or advance copy shall not be accepted.T
  6. here will be no Entrance Examination, the eligible candidates will have to appear for personal interview at Karnal.
  7. The admission of in-service candidates will be decided on merit after taking into account their Academic Score (85%) and marks obtained in interview (15%). The minimum qualifying marks in the interview shall be 60% of the maximum marks prescribed, candidates failing in the interview will not be admitted.
  8. The applications of ineligible candidates shall be rejected.

 

Academic Score
The Academic Score of in-service candidates will include the weightage of applicant’s academic record from SSLC/Matric onwards. The Academic Score will be calculated as per the Ready Recknor given below:

Ready Recknor

  1. Following relations will be followed
    Y=X1 + 0.60 X2 + 0.40X3
    Where;
    Y = Total academic score
    X1 = Percentage of marks in B.Sc. examination
    X2 = Percentage of marks in I.Sc. examination
    X3 = Percentage of marks in Matriculation or
    High School Examination
  2. If a candidate has done B.Sc and Higher Secondary X1 , X2 , X3 , his/her academic score will be obtained as
    Y=X1 +X2
    X1 = Percentage of marks in B.Sc examination
    X2 = Percentage of marks in Higher
    Secondary examination

    If a candidate has got more than 80 percent marks in any examination, the corresponding value will be taken as 80 only.

 

N.B.

  1. If a candidate has done Intermediate after Higher Secondary, the marks obtained in Higher Secondary only are taken into account.
  2. The percentage of marks obtained in Higher Secondary or Pre-University/Pre-Medical/ Pre-Professional, whichever is beneficial to the candidate is taken into consideration, in case of candidates who have taken both the examination.
 

Number of Seats

 

Code Discipline General SC ST OBC Total
For Main Campus at NDRI, Karnal
01.
Dairy Microbiology 4 1 1 2 8
02.
Dairy Chemistry 3 1 1 2 7
03.
Dairy Technology 4 1 1 2 8
04.
Dairy Engineering 1 0 1 1 3
05. Animal Biochemistry 5 2 1 4 12
06. Animal Biotechnology 6 2 1 3 12
07. Animal Genetics and Breeding 4 2 1 2 9
08.
Livestock Production and Management 4 2 1 3 10
09.
Animal Nutrition 6 2 0 3 11
10.
Animal Physiology 5 2 0 3 10
11.
Dairy Economics 4 1 0 2 7
12. Dairy Extension Education 4 1 0 2 7
13. Forage Production 1 1 1 1 4
  Total 51 18 9 30 108
*For Southern Campus at SRS, Bangalore
01. Dairy Chemistry 1 0 0 0 1
02. Dairy Technology 3 1 0 1 5
03. Dairy Engineering 2 0 0 1 3
04. Animal Genetics & Breeding 1 0 0 1 2
05. Livestock Production and Management 1 0 0 0 1
06. Animal Nutrition 1 0 0 0 1
07. Dairy Economics 1 0 0 0 1
08. Dairy Extension Education 1 0 0 0 1
09. Food Qulaity & Safety Assurance 4 1 0 1 6
  Total 15 2 0 4 21
*For Eastern Campus at ERS, Kalyani
01. Livestock Production and Management 1 0 0 1 2
02. Animal Nutrition 1 1 1 1 4
03. Animal Biotechnology 1 0 0 0 1
04. Animal Genetics & Breeding 1 0 0 1 2
05. Dairy Economics 0 0 0 0 0
  Total 4 1 1 3 9
* Students against SRS seats in Dairy Technology will have to report for their registration at Education Division of SRS, Bangalore. In Others disciplines students selected against SRS & ERS Seats will join at Karnal, finish there course work at Karnal & go to Kalyani/ Bangalore for their Thesis work.

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Age Limit

Minimum age limit shall be 19 years on or before 31-12-2009. Normally there will be no upper age limit. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.
Foreign Students
  • Foreign students seeking admission at this Institute shall have to submit their applications through their respective Embassies at New Delhi or the respective Indian Missions in their countries to the Govt. of India, Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001 and the candidature of foreign students shall be considered only if they are sponsored with financial support by
    (a) their respective Governments or
    (b) the Government of India.
  • The nominees of foreign countries and those given under clause 10.1 should have the equivalent qualifications required for admission. In their cases, the percentage of marks will not be insisted. They should possess the requisite qualification in the concerned discipline and its cognate branches. A good knowledge of English is essential. A certificate of the candidate’s proficiency in English, issued by the respective Indian Mission abroad, should accompany their application for admission. Further, the foreign students are required to be in possession of visa.
  • All the foreign students other than those sponsored by the Government of India with suitable fellowship such as ITEC Program. General Cultural Scholarship and Cultural Technical Exchange will be charged Institutional Economic Fee @ US $ 400/- p.m. or US $ 4000/- p.a. This fee will be over and above other usual charges of the University.
  • Last date for receipt of application, results and mark sheet from the applicant, who are Foreign Nationals will be the same as prescribed for Indian citizens. 10.5 As per directive from the Govt. of India, Ministry of Health, New Delhi, health check for foreign students including that for AIDS is mandatory. Foreign students will subject themselves for health check within one month of arrival and till the results are known the students will be admitted provisionally. Their admission is to be confirmed on production of fitness certificate from the competent authority.

 

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Award of Medals and Merit Certificates

"Director's Gold Medal" is awarded to the students who secure first position and "Merit Certificate" is awarded to the students who  secure second position in each group i.e. Production, Processing and Management  provided that he/ she has obtained at least 70% marks and completed all the courses prescribed for the degree successfully in the first attempt.

Note: - In case a student has been punished for act of indiscipline during the course of study at NDRI, he/ she may be debarred from the award of Director's Gold Medal/ Merit Certificate.

 
 
 
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