University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot notification for Post-Graduate Degree Programmes

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Office of the Registrar, Sector No.60, Navanagar, Bagalkot- 587102 State: Karnataka
Phone No (M): 94806 96389 (O): 08354-201354 (F): 08354-235152

No:R/UHSB/R-PG-Adm//2011-12 Date: 15.06.2011


Sub: Admission to Post-Graduate Degree Programmes for the Academic Year 2011 -12

Applications are invited for admission to the following Post-Graduate Degree Programmes in the University.


Name of the Disciplines Name of the Campus and intake (Nos.)
KRCCH, Arabhavi PG Centre.UHS Bangalore COH, Mudigere COH, Bagalkot
M.Sc. (Horticulture)
Floriculture and Landscape Architecture 4 4 4
Fruit Science 4 4 4
Vegetable Science 4 4 4
Post Harvest Technology 4 4
Plantation, Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic Crops 4 4 4
Crop Improvement & Biotechnology 4
Pathology 4
Entomology 4
Ph.D. (Horticulture) 5 5


a. For M.Sc (Hort):

The candidate should possess a Degree in B.Sc (Horticulture)/B.Sc (Agriculture) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Agriculture / Horticulture / Deemed University/ Institutions recognized by ICAR with a minimum CGPA of not less than 2.25/4.00 or OGPA 6.00/10.00 (ForSC/ST/Cat-l mere pass is enough).

b. For Doctoral Programme:

The candidates should possess a Master Degree in M.Sc. (Hort) / M.Sc.(Agri) in Horticulture or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Agriculture / Horticulture Deemed University/ Institutions recognized by ICAR with a minimum CGPA of not less than 2.50/4.00 or CGPA of 6.50/10.00 (For SC/ST/Cat-I mere pass is enough).


For all the above mentioned disciplines and Degrees, only one application form has to be submitted. The blank application form and prospectus may be obtained from the Registrar’s office, University of Horticultural Sciences, Sector No.60, Navanagar, Bagalkot-587102 either in person or through post by sending a Demand Draft purchased on or after the Date of this notification along with request application. Candidates seeking application through post shall send a self addressed envelope (A-4 size) affixing Rs. 30/- (Rupees Thirty only) postage stamps. The application forms shall be issued from 22.06.2011 to 21.07.2011. Applications are also available at KRCCollege of Horticulture, Arabhvi, College of Horticulture, Mudigere, College of Horticulture, Bagalkot & PG Centre, UHS , GKVK, Bangalore. The filled in application should be submitted to the Registrar, University of Horticultural Sciences, Sector No.60, Navanagar, Bagalkot-587102 on or before 23.07.2011 (4.00 pm). The late submitted and incomplete applications are liable to be rejected. The University will not be held responsible for any postal delay.


General Candidates SC/ST/Cat-l Candidates DD In favour of
Rs.500/- Rs.250/-(on production of a copy of valid caste certificate) The Comptroller, UHS, Bagalkot. (Payable at Bagalkot)

D.D. should be obtained in any Nationalized Banks only.

For further details regarding eligibility, fees, etc., please refer the University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot PG prospectus 2011-12.

NOTE: Application forms and Prospectus can also be downloaded from the website and filled in application should be accompanied by prescribed DD, and should reach the undersigned before the last date.


a) Reservation of seats are made as per the State Government roster order in force from time to time.

b) Candidates from abroad including Non-resident Indians should send their application through ICAR/Government of India. Application senttothe University directly will not be entertained.

c) One additional seat will be allotted for Post- Graduate degree programme to Kashmiri Migrants as per regulations.

d) The common written test for all the disciplines in M.Sc & Ph.D Programmes will be held at College of Horticulture, Bagalkot, Haveli Campus on 07.08.2011 at 10.30 am (Sunday) for all eligible candidates. No separate intimation will be sent for attending written Test/counseling.

e) Counseling and verification of original documents for admission will be held on 08.08.2011. All selected candidates should pay the prescribed fees on the day of counseling.

f) Similar conditions also apply to the deputed candidates from recognized State / Central Governments and autonomous institutions. The outside state candidates will be considered in case, seats remain vacant after accommodating candidates from Karnataka. However, 25% of seats are reserved for outside state candidates under the ICAR quota. A provision has also been made for admission of 7 candidates to M.Sc Degree Programme and 2 candidates for Ph.D Degree Programme on deputation belonging to Karnataka State Department over and above the prescribed intake.

g) The first semester will commence on 22.08.2011. All selected candidates should pay fees and take admission on or before 22.08.2011 and should report to the respective colleges and register for the courses.



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