SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship 2017 Notification SAC Application Form, Eligibility

SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship

Did you know??? SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) has taken initiative to support aspiring agricultural scientists of the region by providing SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship. This scheme provides financial aid to those candidates who desire to pursue postgraduate qualification at PhD level in the field of agriculture and allied in reputed agricultural universities in SAARC Region. So, interested individuals who want to apply against SAARC Agriculture PhD Notification can submit SAC Application Form as on or before the last date that is 30th April 2017. Aspirants can download application format by visiting its web page, via online process. For other essential information in regard to SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship 2017, take a look on below given page which is well prepared by team members of

SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship Eligibility Criteria


Contenders who are willing to apply against Notification, they should be a citizen of a SAARC Member State (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). Appliers must be a regular employee of the National Agricultural Research and Extension System (NARES) of the respective Member States.

Educational Qualification:

Individuals applying for SAARC Agricultural PhD Scholarship Program must have passed postgraduate qualification such as M.Sc/ MS/ M. Phil in agriculture or allied sciences. Candidates should have with excellent academic records and good command of spoken and written English. Contenders having publications on climate change and conservation agriculture will be given preference. Applicant must be available full time for PhD study from 2017 for 3 years.

Age Bracket:

Age of individuals applying for SAC PhD Scholarship should be 40 years or below as on the last date of receipt of application that is 30th April 2017.

Procedure of Selection for Scholarship 

Organization will strictly evaluate the received applications from candidates on the basis of educational qualification records of the candidate (Bachelor degree and postgraduate degree), on the basis of experience as well as publications in relevant field and on relevancy and quality of PhD research synopsis. However, final assortment of applying aspirants will be done by the SAC–BAU (Host University) joint evaluation team.

SAARC Phd Scholarship Value

Candidates that get selected for SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship 2017 will receive below given financial support. Have a look!!

  • Shortlisted aspirants will get a grant of US$ 1000 per year to cover up research costs with the recommendation of PhD supervisor.
  • Selected contenders will also get living allowances at the rate US$ 600 per month.
  • Economy class air fare from home country and return at the end of PhD study along with tuition fee.
  • A one-time grant of US$ 1000 to cover up expenditure for books, study materials, computer and thesis production.

Cancellation of Granted Scholarship

In case, if any candidates is find doing unsatisfactory conduct, progress or attendance, then his/her registration will get rejected and the award will concluded immediately without giving any prior notice or information.

How to apply for SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship Scheme?

Firstly, approach the web page of organization and that is On the homepage, press on “Ph. D. Scholarship – 2017” link which is available under menu bar. A new page will display on your computer system viewing some info. Go through it carefully and completely. Individuals who fulfill eligibility norms can apply against SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship. Now, download application format. Fill downloaded application format with mandatory details in proper manner without any mistake. Also, attach PhD synopsis and supporting documents and certified copies of postgraduate, basic degree certificates, current CV, list of publications with application form. Re-read filled application form to rectify errors. Finally, submit it to the address given below before given time limit. Candidates can also send the scanned copy of application to Director, SAC via email as an advance copy.

Postal Address

Director, SAC

Date to be Keep in Mind

Last Date for Submitting Applications: 30th April 2017

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