Degree Programmes

Admission to all the degree programmes shall be made through Competitive Entrance Examination conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Reservation policy is as per Central Government rules.

S. No. Degree Programme Offered No. of Seats Eligibility 

Subjects which the candidate must have passed in 10+2 Examination

i. B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture 90 PCB/PCMB/PCM/ Inter-Agriculture
ii. B. Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture 30 PCB/PCMB/PCM/ Inter-Agriculture
iii. B. F. Sc.  40 PCB/PCMB/ Inter-Agriculture
iv. B. Sc. (Hons.) Community Science 40 PCB/PCMB/PCM
v. B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering 40 PCM/PCMB
vi. B. Tech. Bio-Technology 50 PCM/PCMB/PCB
P = Physics C = Chemistry B = Biology M = Mathematics A = Agriculture

Candidate must have passed Bachelor degree examination from a recognized university in the concerned field under 10+2+4/10+6 years degree. Broad eligibility qualifications for admission to different disciplines are as below:-

S. No. Degree Offered Subject/ Discipline No. of Seats Eligibility Qualifications
i. M. Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology 05+01* B.Sc or B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture /Forestry/Sericulture/B.Tech Bio-technology
ii. M.Sc. Microbiology 05 B.Sc.  or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry/ Sericulture/Microbiology/B.Tech. Bio-Technology/B.Tech Dairy Technology/B.V Sc. &A.H./B.Sc. Home Science/ B.Sc. Community Science/ B.Tech.Food Technology
iii. M. Sc. (Ag) Plant  Physiology 05+01* B.Sc.  or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture
iv. M. Sc. (Ag) Agricultural Statistics 05+01* B.Sc.  or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry/Sericulture/Agriculture Marketing & Coop/B. Tech Bio-Technology/ B.F.Sc./ B.V Sc. & A.H./B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering
v. M. Sc. (Ag) Agricultural Economics 12+02* B.Sc.  or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry/ Agriculture Marketing & Coop
vi. M. Sc. (Ag) Agronomy 21+04* B.Sc. (Ag.) or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
vii. M. Sc. (Ag) Entomology 12+02* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry/Sericulture
viii. M. Sc. (Ag) Extension Education 09+02* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry/Sericulture
ix. M. Sc. (Ag) Horticulture (Vegetable Science) 05+01* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture
x. M. Sc. (Ag) Horticulture (Fruit Science) 05+01* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture
xi. M. Sc. (Ag) Nematology 05+01* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry
xii. M. Sc. (Ag) Plant Breeding & Genetics 17+03* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry
xiii. M. Sc. (Ag) Plant Pathology 12+02* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry
xiv. M. Sc. (Ag) Soil Science 12+01* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture
xv. M. Sc. Family Resources Management 05 B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science/ Community Science
xvi. M. Sc. Food & Nutrition 05 B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science/ Community Science
xvii. M. Sc. Home Science Extension & Communication Management 08 B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science/ Community Science
xviii. M. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) Processing & Food Engineering 05+01* B.Tech. Agril Engg./Agriculture & Food Engg./Mechanical/Civil/Electrical/ Electronics/ Food Engg./Processing and Food Engg. / Chemical Engg.
xix. M. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) Soil & Water Engineering 05+01* B.Tech. Agril. Engg./ Mechanical / Civil / Electrical/Electronics
xx. M. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) Farm Machinery & Power Engineering 05+01 B.Tech. Agril. Engg./ Mechanical / Civil / Electrical/Electronics/Production Engg.
xxi. M.B.A. Agri-Business 50 B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry/Sericulture/ B. Tech. Bio-Technology/ B.Tech. Dairy Technology/B.V Sc. &A.H./ B.Sc. Home Science/B.Sc. Community Science/ B.Tech.Food Technology/Food Science/ Agriculture Marketing & Co-operation/ Commercial Agri-Business Management/ B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering/ B.F.Sc.
xxii. M.B.A. Rural Management 30 B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture/Forestry/Sericulture/ B. Tech. Bio-Technology/B.Tech. Dairy Technology/ B.V Sc. & A.H./ B.Sc. Home Science/B.Sc. Community Science/ B.Tech. Food Technology/ FoodScience/ Agriculture Marketing & Co-operation/Commercial Agri-Business Management/ B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering/ B.F.Sc.
xxiii. M.F.Sc. Aquaculture 05 B.F.Sc.
xxiv M.F.Sc. Fisheries resource Management 05 B.F.Sc.

*In-service seats

Indian nationals having passed Master’s Degree in the concerned subject from any recognized university in India and abroad.

S. No. Subject/ Discipline No. of Seats Eligibility Qualifications
i. Agricultural Biotechnology  03+01* M.Sc. (Agril. Bio-Technology/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Agril. Bio-Technology/ M.Sc. Mol. Biology & Bio-Technology/ M.Sc. (Ag.)Mol. Biology &Biotechnology/ M.Sc. (Ag.) Mol. Biology.
ii. Plant Physiology 02+01* Master’s degree in Plant Physiology / Crop Physiology.
iii. Agricultural Economics 02+01* M.Sc. (Ag.) Economics/ Dairy Economics/ Animal Husbandry Economics/ Fisheries Economics.
iv. Agronomy 04+02* M. Sc. (Ag.) Agronomy.
v. Entomology 03+01* M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology / Plant Protection with Specialization in Entomology.
vi. Extension Education 02+01* M.Sc. (Ag.) Extension Education/Extension/Education/Communication / Dairy Extension / Fisheries Extension.
vii. Plant Breeding & Genetics 04+02* M. Sc. (Ag.) Plant Breeding & Genetics / M. Sc. (Ag.) Genetics & Plant Breeding / M. Sc. (Ag.) Genetics.
viii. Plant Pathology 03+02* M.Sc. (Ag.) Plant Pathology / Plant Protection with specialization in Plant Pathology.
ix. Soil Science 04+03* M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science / M. Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry.

*In-service seats