Graduates from various disciplines of B.Sc.(Ag./Hort.) or B.Tech. (Ag.Engg.) or B.V.Sc. & AH / B.F.Sc. / B.H.Sc. (H.Sc.) B.Tech (Dairying) B.Tech (Food Processing & Technology) / B.Tech /B.Sc (Food Science & Technology) / B.Sc.(CA&BM) / B.Sc. (Farm Science) / B.Tech (Biochemistry) who have passed any one of the above bachelors degree are eligible for the programme.
The candidates must have secured minimum OGPA of 5.50 / 10.00 (SC/ST – 5.00/10.00) or 2.50 / 4.00 (SC / ST-2.00 / 4.00) or 50% marks in traditional system (SC / ST-40%).
Students selected from the state of Andhra Pradesh shall be paid an amount of Rs 7000/- per month as stipend to meet their educational expenditures.