Q 1: What is the educational eligibility criteria for applying to Post-Graduate Diploma in Sericulture (Vanya silk)?

A:The candidate should possess Graduate degree from recognized Indian university in biological sciences or Graduate degree in any discipline with basic knowledge of sericulture/silk and a reasonable understanding of the basic biological concepts and principle.

Q 2: What is the process of selection to join Post-Graduate Diploma in Sericulture (Vanya silk)?

A: Candidates (Open/Sponsored) fulfilling the essential qualification (Graduate degree in biological sciences) is eligible for admission directly based on available vacancy. Whereas, candidates possessing degree other than biological science will have to qualify the screening test conducted by the institute.

Q 3: What is Course Fees of Post-Graduate Diploma in Sericulture (Vanya silk)?

A: The fee structure for Open and Sponsored candidates for the academic session is as under

Status of Candidate Category Course fee(Rs.) Study tour(Candidates only) (Rs.) Total (Rs.)
Sponsoring agency* Candidates
Sponsored SC/ST 5000 5000 5000 5000
General 7500 7500 5000 20000
Open SC/ST 0 10000 5000 15000
General 0 15000 5000 20000
*In case of sponsored candidates, the sponsoring agency will have to remit the entire course fee (50% from candidate + 50% Sponsored amount) directly to the concerned training institute at the time of admission. However, in the event of non-remittance of course fee by sponsoring agency, the same will have to be paid by the concerned candidate.
Q 4: When does the Post-Graduate Diploma in Sericulture (Vanya silk) commence?

A: PGDS (Vanya silk) commences in the month of July and Admission notification advertise in month of May every year.

Q 5: What is the duration of the course?

A: The duration of course is 15 months.

Q 6: Whether the course can be joined by daily up and down basis ?

A: No, the course is fully residential and affiliated to Ranchi University, Ranchi under Semester System.

Q 7: What are the infrastructure facilities available at training centres?

A: Training Division is equipped with modern audio-visual and air conditioned class room facilities, supported with professionally competent highly and meritorious scientists-cum-faculty working with different laboratories of the Institute. These faculty members have been recognized by several national and international scientific and academic institutions and have been guiding the students for research in the field. It has well-equipped Laboratories, Computer facility with LAN and Internet, rearing fields and grainages for practical training.

Q 8: What are the Hostel facilities available at training centres?

A: The hostel has well-furnished double occupancy rooms with balcony, spacious canteen facility having dining hall with capacity of about 70 seats provided with LED smart TV and kitchen. There are separate wings for boys and girls. The hostels have facilities for indoor and outdoor games and other recreations. Several other amenities like first aid medical services, transport, communication, WIFI internet connection etc. are also available for the welfare of the trainees and students.

Q 9: What is the medium of instruction for PGDS (Vanya silk) Course?

A: The medium of instruction for the PGDS (Vanya silk) Course is English.

Q 10: How the students apply for the Dissertation / Project Work?

A: The from students different colleges/universities for training in Biotechnology/ Microbiology/PCT etc. can apply for the the Dissertation / Project Work with a recmmondation letter of their head or principal alongiwth a brief bio-data indicating their research.

Q 11: What is the fee structure for the Dissertation / Project Work?

A: Up to 3 Months/student (Rs.5000.00), Group projects up to three months/group of 2-5 students (Rs.10000.00), More than 3 months, up to 6 months/student (Rs.8000.00), Group projects more than 3 months, up to six months/group of 2-5 students (Rs.15000.00) and More than 6 months (Rs.15000.00).

Q 12: How the course fee/payment is paid?

A: The fee/payment can be paid through online banking in the account of

Name of the Bank Account: Director, CTR&TI, Ranchi,

Name of the Bank: Central Bank of India



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