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.

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S. No. Degree Offered No. of Seats Eligibility Criterion
i. B. F. Sc. (Hons.)  40 Candidate must have passed 10+2 Examination from any recognized Indian Board with the subjects – PCB /PCMB/ PCM/ Agriculture.


Note: candidates of Agriculture stream are eligible for B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and B. F. Sc. (Hons.) degree programmes only.

ii. B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture 90
iii. B. Sc. (Hons.) Community Science 40
iv. B. Tech. (Agril. Engg.) 40
v. B. Tech. (Biotechnology) 50

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 Qualification
i. M. Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology 05+01* B.Sc or B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture /Forestry/Sericulture/Biotechnology
ii. M.Sc. Microbiology 05
iii. M. Sc. (Ag) Plant  Physiology 05+01* B.Sc. Ag./ Hort. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture.
iv. M. Sc. (Ag) Agricultural Statistics 05+01* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture /Forestry/Sericulture B.F.Sc./B.Sc Agrilculture Marketing & Coop/Vet. Science/B. Tech in Agril. Engg.
v. M. Sc. (Ag) Agricultural Economics 12+02* B.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons.)Agriculture/ Horticulture /Agril. Marketing and cooperation/Forestry.
vi. M. Sc. (Ag) Agronomy 21+04* B.Sc. (Ag.) or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
vii. M. Sc. (Ag) Entomology 12+02* B.Sc. (Ag.) /Hort. / Forestry / Sericulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture / Hort./ Forestry/ Sericulture.
viii. M. Sc. (Ag) Extension Education 09+02* B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry / Sericulture or B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture / Horticulture /Forestry/ Sericulture.
ix. M. Sc. (Ag) Horticulture (Vegetable Science) 05+01* B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture /Horticulture.
x. M. Sc. (Ag) Nematology 05+01* B.Sc. Agril./Horticulture/Forestry or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.
xi. M. Sc. (Ag) Plant Breeding & Genetics 17+03* B.Sc. Agri. / Horticulture /Forestry or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture /Horticulture /Forestry.
xii. M. Sc. (Ag) Plant Pathology 12+02* B.Sc. Agri. / Hort / Forestry or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.
xiii. M. Sc. (Ag) Soil Science 12+01* B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture /Horticulture.
xiv. M. Sc. (Home Sc.) Home Science Extension & Communication Management 08 B.Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science/ Community Science.
xv. M. Sc. (Home Sc.) Family Resources Management 05 B. Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science.
xvi. M. Sc. (Home Sc.) Food & Nutrition 05 B. Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science.
xvii. M. Tech. (Agril Engg) Processing & Food Engineering 05+01* B.Tech. Agril Engg./Agriculture & Food Engg./Mechanical /Civil. / Elec./ Electronics / Food Engg./Process and Food Engg. Chemical Engg.
xviii. M. Tech. (Agril Engg) Soil & Water Engineering 05+01* B.Tech. Agril. Engg./ Mechanical / Civil / Elec./Electronics
xix. M.B.A. Agri-Business 50 B.Sc. Agri.. / Hort./ Forestry/Sericulture / B. Sc. (Hons.)/ Agriculture / Hort/ Agriculture Marketing & Co- operation / Sericulture / Commercial Agril-Business Management / Forestry / B. Tech Agril.Engg. / Vet. Science/ Dairy Science / Fisheries / Food Science & Technology/ B. Tech Biotechnology.
xx. M.B.A. Rural Management 30
xxi. M.F.Sc. Aquaculture 05
xxii M.F.Sc. Fisheries resource Management 05

*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 Qualification
i. Agricultural Biotechnology  03+01* M. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology)/ M. Sc. (Ag.) Agril. Biotech / M.Sc. Mol. Biology & Biotechnology / 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 / Diary / Animal Hus Economics /Fisheries Economic.
iv. Agronomy 04+02* M. Sc. (Ag.) Agronomy.
v. Entomology 03+01* M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology / 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