Eligibility & Selection Criteria


  • Prospective students must have obtained a good first degree, at least a second class lower division in Agriculture, Botany or related field from a recognized University.


  • Applicants who have not been instructed in English at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels must have a test score of at least 550 (paper test) or 213 (computer test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).



Selection Criteria:

Selection Criteria Maximum Points
Good academic record 60
Affirmative action for female  candidates or candidates with disability 10
Evidence of funding 10
Evidence of academic growth (e.g presentation of a paper at a conference, publication etc) 05
Being an academic staff/research fellow of a university/research institute/industry or has potential to be hired during or after the programme 05
Having work experience related to discipline that is being applied for 05
Evidence of leadership quality and service to society 05