The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) invites applications from the Indian as well as overseas nationals having Master’s degree in Agriculture and allied sciences for the Netaji Subhas-ICAR International Fellowships (NS-ICAR IFs) for the year 2019-20. The NS-ICAR IFs are available for pursuing doctoral degree in agriculture and allied sciences, in the identified priority areas, to the (i) Indian candidates for study abroad in the identified overseas Universities/Institutions having strong research and teaching capabilities and (ii) to overseas candidates for study in the Indian Agricultural Universities (AUs) in the ICAR-AUs system. Thirty fellowships for duration of three years will be available.

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Application should be submitted (one hard copy by post and one soft copy by email) to the Assistant Director General (EQR), Education Division, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan II, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 (email:

Guidelines, priority areas of study and application proforma.

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Application Form for Netaji Subhas ICAR International Fellowship 2019.pdf (372.7 KB)

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Guidelines for Netaji Subhas ICAR IF.pdf (159.94 KB)

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Priority areas of Study.pdf (155.66 KB)

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Suggested Universities.pdf (162.14 KB)

 Suggested Universities for study Abroad (For Indian candidates) 

1. Auburn University, USA 

2. Arizona State University, USA 

3. University of Georgia, USA 

4. University of Iowa State University, Ames, USA 

5. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA 

6. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA 

7. Michigan Technological University 

8. Montana State University, Montana, USA 

9. Cornell University, USA 

10. Kansas State University, USA 

11. University of Minnesota, USA 

12. Texas A& M University, Texas, USA 

13. University of California, USA 

14. University of Illinois, Chicago, USA 

15. Purdue University, Indiana, USA 

16. Rice University, Texas, USA 

17. University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA 

18. University of Connecticut, USA 

19. University of Hawaii, USA 

20. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 

21. Lancaster University, Lancaster 

22. University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, US 

23. University of Manchester, UK 

24. University of Exeter, UK 

25. University of Massachusetts, USA 

26. Yale University, USA 

27. University of Edinburg, Scotland, UK 

28. Loughborough University Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK 

29. Sterling University, Scotland, UK 

30. University of Readings, UK 

31. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 

32. University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada 

33. University of Alberta, Canada 

34. University of Manitoba, Canada 

35. McGill University, Canada 

36. KVL, Aarhus, Denmark 

37. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden 

38. Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway 

39. University of GHENT, Belgium 

40. University of Chile, Chile 

41. Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia 

42. Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands 

43. University of Netherlands 

44. Tokyo University of Marine Sciences & Technology, Japan 

45. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan 

46. University of Osaka, Japan 

47. University of Tokyo, Japan 

48. University of Otago, New Zealand 

49. University of Freiburg, Germany 

50. Goetha University, Frankfurt, Germany 

51. Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany 

52. Institute of Animal Science, Physiology & Hygiene, University Bonn, Germany 

53. Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 

54. Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, National University of Singapore, Singapore 

55. Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia 

56. CG Centers as affiliated to Universities for degree programmes 

57. Alcorn State University, USA