Ph.D In Wildlife Science (Regular)

Eligibility criteria

M.Sc. in M.Sc. (Zoology/Botany/Forestry/Life Science/Experimental Biology/Environmental Sciences/ Biological Sciences/Wildlife Science or any subject relevant to Wildlife Sciences) or A.I.F.C. or M.V.Sc. or M.Sc. Agriculture or M.A. (Sociology/Anthropology). Degree from any accredited Indian or Foreign University in the relevant field with a minimum of 55% marks or grade point average.


2 years (Minimum) - (Regular : Program Code : 10657)
3 years (Minimum) - (Part Time : Program Code : 10658)


As part of its Nation Building activities, the Amity Science, Technology & Innovation Foundation (ASTIF) awards Fellowships to brilliant young researchers and scientists. Fellowships are available in all disciplines and are not restricted in number.

Eligibility for Fellowship for Ph.D.

The candidate must have first class academic record throughout upto Master's Degree from a recognized college / University. The ASTIF Fellowship will be given to only those candidates who are not getting fellowship from any other agency.

Course Work

All candidates admitted to Ph. D. programme is to compulsorily do the course work assigned and shall be required to take a written examination for the same. A candidate will earn credits for a Course Unit only if he/she obtains a minimum of Grade B+ (Points 07 on scale of 10). If a candidate fails to get qualifying Grade B+, he/she will be given second opportunity to improve his/her qualifying Grade to B+, i.e. Point 7 on ten point scale failing which his/her registration is liable to be cancelled. For part-time candidates, classes are arranged on week-ends.

Comprehensive Examination

Each candidate, on completion of course work, shall be required to take a comprehensive examination which will test his/her comprehension or knowledge in his/her broad field of research and his/her academic preparation and potentials to carry out the research work. The comprehensive examination shall be combination of both written and oral examinations and shall be conducted by the faculty. The candidate is required to secure at least Grade B (Points 06 on scale of 10) in comprehensive examination.


Central/State/International Universities, Colleges, International Donor Agencies, Non-Government Organizations, Firms dealing with Wildlife and Forestry, Eco-Tourism; Forest department, State and Central Government.
Some of the NGOs include Bombay Natural History Society, World Wide Fund for Nature, TRAFFIC India, Wildlife Trust of India, Nature Conservation Foundation, Wildlife Conservation Society, Wildlife Protection Society of India, Greenpeace, Wildlife Protection Society of India, Wildlife SOS, ATREE, Kalpbriksh, Centre for Science and Environment, Centre for Environmental Education, Centre for Science and Environment, Nilgiri Wildlife and Environment Association, The Energy and Resources Institute, Tiger link, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Applied Environmental Research Foundation, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment, Global Tiger Forum, Vatavaran, Ladhak Ecology Development Conservation, Madras Naturalists Society, Jammu and Kashmir Environment and Wasteland Development Society, Green Future, Gir Foundation, Gujarat Ecological Commission, Aaranyak etc.

Wildlife Quotes

"The spruce and cedar on its shores, hung with gray lichens, looked at a distance like the ghosts of trees. Ducks were sailing here and there on its surface, and a solitary loon, like a more living wave, - a vital spot on the lake's surface, - laughed and frolicked, and showed its straight leg, for our amusement."
- Henry David Thoreau, The Maine Woods Read more....