KAU PG and PhD Admission 2017- eligibility, application, dates

Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) Post-Graduate & PhD Admission 2017

Applications will be invited by Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur from eligible candidates for admission to two years PG Programmes and three years PhD Courses for the academic year 2017-18

 

Candidates seeking admission in PG/PhD from KAU can apply as per prescribed schedule

 

Courses Offered

To the following PG and PhD Courses in the institutions under Kerala Agricultural University for the academic Year 2017-18

 

M Sc. Courses

 

M Sc. (Agriculture)

 

M Sc. (Hort.)

 

M Sc. Home Science (FS & N)

 

M Sc. (Agri. Stat.)

 

M Sc. (C&B)

 

M Sc. (Forestry)

 

M Tech (Ag Engg)

 

PhD Programme

 

PhD in Agriculture

 

PhD in Horticulture

 

PhD in Home Science

 

PhD in Rural Marketing Management

 

PhD in Forestry

 

PhD in Agricultural Engineering

 

Eligibility

Eligibility for PhD except in Home Science:

Master’s degree in the respective discipline / related discipline from the faculty concerned of KAU or a recognized equivalent qualification with an OGPA of 7.0/10.0 for general category and 6.5/10.0 for SC/ST

 

A basic degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Agricultural Engineering/Forestry is essential for all courses except for Home Science and Rural Marketing Management

 

Eligibility for Home Science

Minimum eligibility for admission to PhD in Home Science shall be M.Sc. in Home Science with specialization in Food Science and Nutrition/M.Sc. in Food Science and Nutrition recognized by KAU with an OGPA of 7.0/10.0 for General Category and 6.5/10.0 for SC/ST or 50% marks for general category and 50% marks for SC/ST under traditional system

 

M.Sc. Program

Agriculture: Master’s Degree programmes leading to M.Sc.(Ag.), M.Sc.(Horticulture) and M.Sc. Home Science (Food Science & Nutrition) are offered as detailed in Annexure

 

Eligibility for Agriculture/Horticulture

Bachelor’s degree in the respective subject / equivalent degree recognised by KAU. For graduates of KAU, under UG regulations 2007, the minimum OGPA is 6.0/10 for general category and 5.5/10 for SC/ST category

 

For graduates of KAU under UG regulations up to 2006, the minimum OGPA is 7.3/10 for general category and 7.0/10 for SC/ST. B.Sc. (Ag.) and B.Sc. (Hort.) will be treated as equal for admission purposes

 

Three year B.Sc. (Ag.) students of other Agricultural Universities and Traditional Universities are not eligible for admission. Eligibility for admission to M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics) is restricted to basic degree holders in Agriculture

 

Eligibility for Home Science

Any degree of the Kerala Agricultural University except that in Co-operation, Banking and Management and Agricultural Engineering

 

For graduates of KAU, under UG regulations 2007, the minimum OGPA is 6.0/10 for general category and 5.5/10 for SC/ST category or 2.25/4.00 or an aggregate of 50% marks in traditional system for general category and 2.0/4.0 or a pass in qualifying exam of traditional system for SC/ST category

 

Those who possess a basic degree in Home Science/Family and Community Science or equivalent with a minimum of 50.00% marks are also eligible

 

Co-operation & Banking

Master’s degree programme leading to M.Sc. (C & B) is offered at the college of cooperation, banking & Mgmt in disciplines as detailed in Annexure

 

Any degree of the Kerala Agricultural University or an equivalent degree recognized by KAU; for graduates of KAU, under UG regulations 2007, the minimum OGPA is 6.0/10 for general category and 5.5/10 for SC/ST category

 

Forestry

Master’s degree programme leading to M.Sc. (Forestry) degree is offered at the College of Forestry, Vellanikkara in five disciplines as detailed in Annexure

 

A basic degree in Forestry/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ B.V.Sc. &A.H (for wildlife science only) or equivalent degree recognized by KAU; for graduates of KAU, under UG regulations 2007, the minimum OGPA is 6.0/10 for general category and 5.5/10 for SC/ST category

 

For graduates of KAU under UG regulations up to 2006, the minimum OGPA is 7.3/10 for general category and 7.0/10 for SC/ST

 

Degree holders with Higher Grade Certificate from Ranger’s College or with Diploma in Forestry from State Forest College/ Indian Forest College, Dehra Dun are also eligible

 

Faculty of Agricultural Engg & Technology:

M. Tech. Program

Master’s Degree Program leading to M.Tech (Ag Eng) degree are offered at KCAET, Tavanur in three disciplines as detailed in Annexure

Graduation in Agricultural Engg or an equivalent degree recognized by KAU with an OGPA of 6.0/10 for general category and 5.5/10 for SC/ST category for graduates of KAU, under UG regulations 2007

 

Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats and admission for sponsored candidates – 25% of the seats shall be reserved for the eligible candidates sponsored by the ICAR based on All India Entrance Exam to be conducted by them

At the time of admission, the candidate should remit the fee for application form and registration and submit the filled in application to the University

 

Candidates sponsored by the Govt. of Kerala are admitted over and above the intake capacity subject to availability of faculty and facilities

 

Application Procedure

Application Forms and Prospectus are available in www.admissions.kau.in and the candidates should register in the website, submit the online application, take a print out of the application and forward the same with all the copies of documents mentioned in the prospectus to the Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, KAU P.O, Vellanikkara, Thrissur-680656 before the last date prescribed

 

Details of qualification, mode of selection, conduct of courses etc. will be available in the prospectus given in the website www.admissions.kau.in

 

Application Fee

PG – General Candidates Rs.1000/- & SC/ST Candidates of Kerala – Rs.500/-

 

PhD – General Candidates Rs.1500/- & SC/ST Candidates of Kerala – Rs.750/-

 

Mode of Payment

The Pay-in-Slip generated in the online application form can be used for remitting the application fee at any branch of State Bank of India to the Savings Bank Account No.: 57006546701 of the Comptroller, Kerala Agricultural University maintained at State Bank of India, KAU Campus Branch, Vellanikkara and the original counter foil of the remittance slip should be attached along with hard copy of the application submitted through online

 

The Application Fee can also be remitted by way of Demand Draft in favour of the Comptroller, Kerala Agricultural University payable at State Bank of India, KAU Campus Branch, Vellanikkara

 

Important Dates

 

Last Date for Submission of Application will be 01st August 2017

 

Last Date of Receipt of Hard Copy of Online Application: 08th August 2017

 

Issue of Admit Card for Written Exam for M.Sc. /Interview for PhD: 18th August 2017

 

Written Exam for Masters Program: 24th August 2017

 

Publishing Rank List of Masters Program: 29th August 2017

 

KAU Thrissur

Kerala Agricultural University, Main Campus, Vellanikkara, KAU – P.O., Thrissur-680656, Website www.admissions.kau.in

 

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