Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)


Indian Agricultural Research Institute was first located at Pusa (Bihar) and it began its duty in the year 1905.Later it was named as Imperial agricultural Research Institute in the year 1919.Due to devastating Earthquake in Bihar, the Institute was relocated in Delhi in the year 1935 with its name as Indian Agricultural Research Institute. The campus is located over an area of 500 hectares of land. India’s backbone is mainly on Agriculture. The development in the agriculture mainly leads to the development of the country. The new innovations in this field will lead to greater ideas to the society. There are all facilities in the campus like Hostel facilities, Anti ragging club, well equipped laboratories.

Courses Offered:

PhD Courses

  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Agricultural Chemicals
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Agricultural Economics
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Agricultural Engineering
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Agricultural Extension
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Agricultural Physics
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Agricultural Statistics
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Agronomy
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Biochemistry
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Computer Application
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Entomology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Environmental Sciences
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Genetics
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Horticulture
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Microbiology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Nematology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Plant Genetic Resources
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Plant Pathology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Plant Physiology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Post Harvest Technology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Seed Science & Technology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
  • Doctorate of Philosophy – Water Science & Technology

P.G Courses

  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics)         
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Engineering)       
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Extension Education)      
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Physics)   
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Statistics)
  • M.Sc. (Agriculture Chemicals)           
  • M.Sc. (Agril. Biochemistry)    
  • M.Sc. (Agronomy)      
  • M.Sc. (Entomology)   
  • M.Sc. (Horticulture)   
  • M.Sc. (Horticulture- Fruit Production and Post Harvest Technology)           
  • M.Sc. (Nematology)   
  • M.Sc. (Plant Genetic Resources)       
  • M.Sc. (Plant Pathology)         
  • M.Sc. (Plant Physiology)        
  • M.Sc. (Seed Science & Technology)  
  • M.Sc. (Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry)          
  • M.Sc. (Soil Science)    
  • M.Sc. (Water Resources Management)        
  • M.Sc. (Biochemistry) 
  • M.Sc. (Bioinformatics)           
  • M.Sc. (Computer Applications)          
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science)     
  • M.Sc. (Environmental Science)          
  • M.Sc. (Genetics)         
  • M.Sc. (Microbiology) 
  • M.Sc. (Molecular Biology)     
  • M.Sc. (Post-harvest Technology)

Engineering Courses

  • Agricultural Engineering

Under Graduate Courses

  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Agricultural economics
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Agricultural extension
  • Agricultural physics
  • Agricultural statistics
  • Agronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer application
  • Entomology
  • Environmental sciences
  • Genetics
  • Horticulture
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology and biotechnology
  • Nematology
  • Plant genetic resources
  • Plant pathology
  • Plant physiology
  • Post harvest technology
  • Seed science and technology
  • Soil science and agricultural chemistry
  • Water science and technology


The examination is mainly conducted for candidates who are interested in Agriculture Institutes. The eligibility of the candidates are;

  • Candidate must be the citizen of India
  • He/She must have a minimum 60% percentage in Physics, Chemistry and Home Science
  • The question paper will be in English language only
  • The exam pattern consists of multiple choice questions with questions from the core subjects. There will be 10 cross matching type questions. The time for the exam is two and half hours.

How to Apply

  • Visit the website
  • Visit the notification for the examination
  • Apply online
  • Fill all the details for the application
  • Make the payment
  • Submit the application
  • Take the printout for future reference

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