Central Island Agriculture Research Institute
Important Announcements:
150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Post Graduate Cell

Coordinator : Dr. Jai Sunder, Principal Scientist

Coordinator : Dr. T.Sujatha, Senior Scientist


Central Agricultural Research Institute is a premier institute engaged in research, extension, teaching and education. To facilitate use of the infrastructure by the M.Sc and Ph.D. scholars one Post Graduate Cell has been created. Every year the institute receives large number of application from various colleges and universities for seeking permission to undergo dissertation work under various disciplines from different Institute/ Universities at Mainland.


The guidelines for selection of the students for M.Sc dissertation work and Ph.D work have been finalized by the Council and are being displayed in the Institute website. For the first time a MoU has been established with the PRIST University, Thanjavur, Presently CIARI is having a MoU with PRIST University; Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu for undertaking Ph.D. research work at CIARI. The essential features of MoU are:

  • PRIST University will recognize the faculty of CIARI as research supervisors/guides as per the university norms so as to enable the research scholars, technical officers and scientists to register for M.Sc./M.Tech./M.Phil./PhD with PRIST University and pursue research at CIARI
  • PRIST will accord priority in admission with 50% concession to the wards of CIARI Staff for pursuing UG and PG programmes
  • The scientists of CIARI have been recognized as research supervisor by the PRIST University
  • Presently 16 students have been registered with PRIST University and are undergoing Ph. D

The institute is also trying to establish MoU with the other Universities and Institutes located at mainland for the Ph.D. scholar who wants to carry out their research work at this institute


Guidelines for the students to conduct research for their degree programmes as trainees at ICAR institutions


Proceedings of the Doctoral Committee meeting held at CIARI, 16th April, 2013


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Circular dated 11th October, 2013