Wildlife Institute of India Dehradun M.Sc Wildlife Science Admission 2013

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    Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun

    An Autonomous Institution of Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt of India
    Chandrabani, Dehradun-248001, Uttarakhand, Tel 0135-2640111, Fax 0135-2640117
    Email cdmsc@wii.gov.in, Website Home: ENVIS Centre on Wildlife & Protected Areas

    Admission Notice 2013

    M.Sc Course in Wildlife Science Admission 2013

    The Wildlife Institute of India is a premier national institute for training and research in the field of wildlife conservation and management
    The Institute’s idyllic ambience and its state of the art infrastructure, provide a vibrant academic atmosphere for scholarly work
    The Institute constantly strives to provide an enriching learning experience to its students
    The M.Sc course in Wildlife Science is a flagship course of the Institute and is widely acclaimed both nationally and internationally
    The course aims to impart theoretical knowledge, analytical skills and field techniques in wildlife science
    Students of high calibre and motivation are selected through a National Entrance Test (NET) in this residential course
    Applications are invited for admission to this two year course in M.Sc Wildlife Science (affiliated to Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat) commencing June, 2013 at this Institute
    Seats: 14 meritorious students will be admitted to the course
    General 06; SC 02; ST 01; OBC 03; Foreign 02
    Course Fee: The fee structure for the entire course is
    Indian Nationals INR 2,60,000/-; SAARC Nationals US$11,000; other Nationals US $ 12,000
    The Institute provides full scholarship to eight Indian students based on their selection merit that covers entire course fee, hostel accommodation and a monthly stipend
    Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Sciences, Medical Sciences, Engineering, Veterinary Science, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Social Science, Computer Science and Computer Applications or degrees recognized as equivalent thereof (should have studied in Science stream at Higher Secondary Education Board or other equivalent board)
    Minimum 15 years of formal education (either 10+2+3 or 11+2+2)
    Minimum 55% aggregate marks in Bachelor’s degree
    Candidate must produce result along with mark sheet of their graduation at the time of their personality and aptitude test, failing which their candidature will be treated as cancelled
    Shortlisted foreign candidates will be interviewed through audio or video conferencing following which their final selection will be made
    The date and time of the interview will be informed by email
    Foreign nationals who do not have English as their native language should provide evidence of proficiency in English (TOEFL score) for admission to this course
    The TOEFL or IELTS score reports should not be more than two years since taking the test to submission of the application
    A minimum TOEFL score of 213 (computer based), 550 (paper based), or 79 (internet based), or minimum of 6.0 IELTS score is required
    Candidates with bachelor’s degree from universities outside India should obtain certificates of equivalence from the Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities, AIU House 16, Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg, New Delhi-110002 or email to administration@aiuweb.org
    Age Limit: The age limit is 25 years as on 11th March, 2013 with relaxation of 5 years for reserved candidates and for those candidates who are working in Forest and Wildlife Departments it is 35 years as on 11th March, 2013
    Selection: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a written NET in any one of the centres Bengaluru, Dehra Dun, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and Guwahati
    The NET will be for 2.5 hours
    The test will have 30 marks multiple choice questions on General Awareness including Current affairs, Quantitative Skills, Geology, Geography, Sociology, Economics and Engineering
    40 marks multiple choice questions in wildlife sciences including natural history, biogeography, ecology, genetics, vegetation science, population ecology, habitat ecology, behavioural ecology, conservation biology, wildlife health
    30 marks essay questions covering conservation issues
    Shortlisted meritorious candidates based on NET screening will be called to take a personality and aptitude test (PAT) at Dehra Dun
    Final selection to the course will be made on the basis of combined merit of 50% marks obtained in the bachelor’s degree examination and 50% of PAT
    Admit Card: The admit card for entrance examination will be sent to the candidates by speed post
    How to apply: Application should be sent in the prescribed format which can be downloaded from the website Home: ENVIS Centre on Wildlife & Protected Areas
    Attested legible photocopies of all the certificates and mark sheets providing proof of eligibility, age of the candidate and certificate if belonging to SC/ST/OBC must be sent along with the application by registered/speed post
    Candidates who have GPA should provide a certificate from their university on its equivalence in percentage
    Candidates must highlight aggregate percentage and date of birth in the attested photocopies
    Three recent passport size photographs with signature of the candidate (besides the one posted on the application form) should accompany the application
    The application fee for Indian candidates is Rs 300/- paid in the form of a bank draft in favour of Director, Wildlife Institute of India payable at Dehra Dun
    Application fee is exempted for SC/ST candidates
    Foreign Nationals are required to pay an application fee of US$ 50
    The amount can be transferred electronically to WII account
    The e-banking details are Union Bank of India; Beneficiary-Director, Wildlife Institute of India; Account Number-518502010000001; IFSC Code-ubin0551856; Swift Code-ubininbbder; Purpose-M.Sc Wildlife Science application fee
    Details of e-banking/fee transfer need to be mentioned in application
    Applications incomplete in any aspect will be rejected without assigning any reasons thereof
    SC/ST candidates are exempted from application fee
    In-service candidates should route their applications through proper channel
    The envelope containing the application or annexure as the case should be marked on top Application for XIV-M.Sc Wildlife Science and sent to the course Director, XIV-M.Sc course, Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehra Dun-248001, Uttarakhand
    The candidates can also apply online
    Important Dates

    Last date for online application is 04th March, 2013
    The last date for receiving application is 11th March, 2013
    The NET is likely to be held on 21st April, 2013, Sunday
    The Personality and Aptitude Test (PAT) is likely to be held at Dehra Dun in mid May, 2013

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