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Agromet Advisory Service

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Eligibility Criteria
Under graduate Programmes

Eligibility criteria:

1

Both Boys and Girls will be eligible for admission in Bachelor’s Degree Programmes. In Home Science only Girl candidates are eligible for admission.

2

The candidates must be a permanent resident of the State of Bihar or a domicile of the Bihar State in case of 85% seats to be filled up through Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination. However, for rest 15% of the seats the students may be selected on all India basis.

3

The candidate must have completed a minimum of 17 years of age on first of July for admission to Under-graduate programmes of the University.

4

Minimum qualification required for admission in B.Sc. (Ag.) and B.Sc. (Home Science) shall be Intermediate in Science i.e. 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology combination or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics combinations. Students having passed I.Sc. examination with Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture shall be eligible for admission to B.Sc. (Ag.) programme only.

5

Minimum qualification required for admission in B.F.Sc. Programmes shall be Intermediate in Science i.e. 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

6

Minimum qualification required for admission in B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) Programmes shall be Intermediate in Science, i.e. 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics combination.

7

Minimum qualification required for admission in B. Tech. (Biotechnology) Programmes shall be Intermediate in Science, i.e. 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry with Biology/ Mathematics/ Biotechnology combination.

No. of seats in various under-graduate degree programmes

 S.No.

Degree Programme

RAU Quota

ICAR

Quota

Total

1

B.Sc. (Ag.)

51

09

60

2

B.F.Sc.

21

04

25

3

B.Tech. (Agril. Engg)

21

04

25

4

B.Sc. (Home Science)

21

04

25

5

B. Tech. (Biotechnology) *

25

05

30

*B. Tech. (Biotechnology) is a self-financed programme

Post-graduate Degree Programmes

Both boys and girls are eligible for admission except in case of Home Science where only girls are eligible. The minimum academic attainment for admission to a degree programme of the University shall be as follows:

S.N.

Subjects

Eligibility & Qualification

Number of seats

Number of fellowships

1.

Agricultural Biotechnology

Bachelor degree in Biotechnology/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany

02

02

2.

Agricultural Economics

B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.Sc. (Hort.)

06

05

3.

Agricultural Statistics

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. Hons. in Stat. or Math

02

02

4.

Agronomy

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.)

10

08

5.

Entomology

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.)

06

05

6.

Extension Education

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.)

05

04

7.

Home Sci. Ext. Education and Comm. Management

B.Sc. (Home Science)

04

03

8.

Family Resource Management

B.Sc. (Home Science)

02

02

9.

Food & Nutrition

B.Sc. (Home Science)

02

02

10.

Nematology

B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.Sc. (Hort.)

01

01

11.

Plant Breeding & Genetics

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.)

09

07

12.

Plant Pathology

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.)

06

05

13.

Plant Physiology

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) in Botany/ B.Sc. (Hort.)

03

02

14.

Processing & Food Engineering

B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.)

02

02

15.

Soil and Water Engineering

B.Tech. (Agril. Engg.)

03

02

16.

Soil Science

B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.)

06

05

For getting admission to master’s degree programme, the credit will be determined on the basis of the criteria laid down by the P.G. Faculty and Academic Council subject to the following conditions:-

  • A candidate should possess at least Bachelor’s Degree in the subject concerned with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate and in case of SC & ST 55% marks is required.
  • Merit will be determined solely on the basis of marks obtained in Entrance Examination-cum-Academic Performance for M.Sc. admission.
  • The cut off marks for admission to Master Degree programme in the merit list prepared on the basis of marks obtained in entrance examination and academic marks will be 40% for SC/ST candidates and 45% for others (Unreserved, BC, EBC, and RCG candidates).

(i)   A candidate selected for admission to Master’s Degree Programme will be allowed to exercise option of discipline in the concerned subject group in which he has appeared during the counselling.

(ii)   If selected for admission, the University reserves the discretion to allot a seat in any of the discipline within the subject group depending upon the student’s merit and availability of seats.

(iii)   In case of vacancy of seat in any discipline, students will be permitted to change the discipline within the same subject group as per merit within the first semester. However, the change would be effective from Semester-II with prior approval of the Dean (PGS) in consultation with Registrar and Chairman of the concerned Department. The students allowed for change of discipline will not be entitled for university fellowship.  

(iv)  A student admitted to the Post-graduate programme of this University may be required to take some deficiency courses as prescribed by the Advisory Committee, in addition to the required courses as per regulation.

 

MBA (Agribusiness) – A self-financed programme – 30 seats

Domiciles of Bihar having B.Sc. Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Engg., Dairy Technology, Fisheries, Food Sciences / Technology, Forestry, Horticulture, Home Science, Veterinary Science, Biotechnology and Science Subjects (candidates of SC and ST categories with 55% marks and candidates of all other categories with 60% marks in aggregate) are eligible.

 

Ph.D. Degree

a)   65% marks or OGPA 6.5/10 in Master’s degree programme in the subject concerned (SC & ST candidate should have secured 60% marks or OGPA 6.0/10 in the subject concerned).

b) The cut off marks for admission to Ph.D. programme in the merit list prepared on the basis of marks obtained in entrance examination and academic marks will be 40% for SC/ST candidates and 45% for others (Unreserved, BC, EBC, and RCG candidates).

The number of seats available under different disciplines with the eligibility criteria as below:

S.N.

Disciplines

Eligibility & Qualification

Number of seats

Number of fellowship

1.

Agricultural Biotechnology

M.Sc. ( Agril-Biotech.)/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Agril-Biotech./ M.Sc. (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology )/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Molecular Biology & Biotechnology/ M.Sc. Molecular Biology / M.Sc. (Ag.) Molecular Biology

02

01

2.

Agricultural Economics

M.Sc. (Ag.) Economics/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Agril. Economics

01

01

3.

Agronomy

M.Sc. (Ag.) Agronomy

03

02

4.

Entomology

M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology & Agril. Zoology

02

02

5.

Extension Education

M.Sc. (Ag.) Extension Education

01

01

6.

Plant Breeding & Genetics

M.Sc. (Ag.) Plant Breeding & Genetics/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Genetics & Plant Breeding / M.Sc. (Ag.) Plant Breeding/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Genetics

03

02

7.

Plant Pathology

M.Sc. (Ag.) Plant Pathology/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Mycology & Plant Pathology

02

02

8.

Plant Physiology

M.Sc. (Plant Physiology) / M.Sc. (Ag.) Plant Physiology

01

01

9.

Soil Science

M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry

03

02

 

 
 
 
 
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