Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun invites applications to two-year course in M.Sc Wildlife Science (affiliated to the Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat) commencing from June, 2011.
Eligibility for MSc Wildlife Science at WII Dehradun:
Bachelor of Science degree with Biological Science as a major subject – Bachelor degree holder in Veterinary, Forestry, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences are also eligible.
Minimum of 15 years of formal education (either 10+2+3 or 11+2+2)
Minimum of 55% aggregate marks in B.Sc.
Candidates appearing for final year/semester B.Sc. exam are also eligible to apply.
Candidates with Bachelor 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″
The age limit is 25 years with relaxation of 5 years for reservation candidates, and for those candidates who are working in Forest and Wildlife Departments it is 35 years as on 1st July, 2011.
Selection Procedure for MSc at WII Dehradun
Admission is done through National Entrance Test (NET) which is likely to be held on 27th March, 2011. and followed by a Personality Aptitude Test (PAT).
How to Apply for MSc at WII:
(i) The application forms can be filled online: http://www.wii.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=453
(ii) In case of difficulties in filling online application the same can be downloaded from the website link: http://www.wii.gov.in/images/wii/msc/XIII/application_form.pdf and sent by Registered/Speed Post along with self-attested legible photocopies of educational qualification certificates and mark sheets (X, XII and Graduation), proof of age, certificate if belonging to SC/ST/OBC, recent passport size color photographs (2 Nos.) and application fee in form of a Bank Draft.
Candidates who apply online also need to send the above mentioned documents by Registered/Speed Post and indicate on the envelope the Application Number and Date of Submission generated while submitting the online application.
The application fee for Indian Candidates is Rs. 300/- paid in the form of a bank draft in favor of Director, Wildlife Institute of India payable at Dehradun. Application fee is exempted for SC/ST candidates. Foreign nationals are required to pay an application fee of US$ 50.
Candidates working with Forest and Wildlife Departments should route their applications through proper channel.
The envelope containing the application and annexures as the case should be marked on top “APPLICATION FOR M.Sc WILDLIFE SCIENCE” and sent to the Course Director, XIII M.Sc Course, Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248 001, Uttarakhand.
The last date for online application is 21st February, 2011 and to sent the required documents by Registered/Speed Post is on or before 28th February, 2011.
For details visit: http://www.wii.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=450