Colleges offering PG courses in Plant Breeding Abroad and Admission Requirements


University of Connecticut, Cornell University, Texas A&M University, etc are some of the institutions offering post graduation courses in plant breeding abroad. Courses like Master of Science (Plant Breeding) and Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Plant Breeding) are offered in these institutes. Candidates who wish to do higher study in Plant Breeding from these international universities are required to have three year graduation in Biological/ Agricultural Subjects. They should secure a minimum of first class in graduation. In order to seek admission in colleges abroad, candidates are required to clear tests such as IELTS/TOEFL. List of colleges offering PG courses in Plant Breeding is mentioned below

Colleges in United States of America

  • Iowa State University
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Connecticut, USA
  • Cornell University, USA
  • Colorado State University
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Texas A&M University

Colleges in Malaysia

  • Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia
  • Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Colleges in New Zealand

  • Massey University
  • Lincoln University

Colleges in Germany

  • Justus Liebig University

Colleges in Nether Land

  • Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands

Entry Requirements

Graduation in the area of Biological or Agricultural Sciences is the basic educational qualification required for this course. Apart from this, candidates who are not residing in English speaking countries will have to clear exams such as IELTS/ TOEFL. Each University insist a minimum score as cut off for students to apply.

Entry requirements for colleges in United States of America

Candidates who have completed graduation in areas such as biological or agricultural sciences are eligible to join these institutes for MS in Plant Breeding. Their graduate level courses should include subjects such as Mathematics (differential and integral calculus), Physics (light and electricity), Chemistry (organic chemistry with lab) and biology.  International candidates seeking admission to Universities in United States of America need to have minimum TOEFL score of 550 in paper based test. Apart from this, they should secure at least a score of 79 in internet based test. Universities generally consider IELTS score of 6.5 for admission process.

Entry requirements for colleges in Malaysia

Candidates who have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of first class marks are eligible to apply. Final year students can also apply for this course. Candidates who have industrial experience with other qualification are also eligible for admission. A pass in TOEFL with a minimum of 550 or IELTS with 6 is the entry requirement for international students.

Entry requirements for colleges in New Zealand

Candidates are required to have three year graduation in relevant subjects with a minimum of upper second class marks. Students who are non residents of English speaking countries must score 6.5 in English Language, and a good score in essay writing.

As mentioned above entry requirements for the course varies with University. Candidate can collect such details by visiting the official portal of the concerned University in which they are looking for admission.



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    i have completed my post graduate degree in MASTER OF PHARMACY (PHARMACEUTICAL ) plz. advice me can i eligible for PG in plant breeding course