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Kerala Agricultural University Entrance Exam 2018 – Dates, Application

Kerala Agricultural University Notifies KAU Entrance Exam for B.Sc. M.Sc Admission 2018

KAU Entrance Exam 2018 for B.Sc and M.Sc Admission - Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur invites applications for admission to B.Sc. (Hons) C & B, B.Sc. - M.Sc. (Integrated) Biotechnology/ Climate Change Adaptation, Diploma in Agricultural Sciences and Diploma in Organic Agriculture Programs for the academic year 2018-19

Programs Offered

  • B Sc. – M Sc. (Integrated) Biotechnology, College of Agriculture, Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram
  • B Sc. – M Sc. (Integrated) Climate Change Adaptation, ACCER, Main Campus, Vellanikkara, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680656
  • B Sc. (Hons.) Cooperation and Baking at College of Cooperation, Banking and Management, Vellanikkara


Also See : BSc Admission


Important Dates

  • Issue of Admission Notification: 31st May 2018
  • Commencement of Online Application Submission: 31st May 2018
  • Last Date of Submission of Online Application: 14th June 2018
  • Last Date of Receipt of Hard Copy of Application: 19th June 2018
  • Issue of Admit Card: 03rd July 2018
  • Date of Entrance Test: 08th July 2018
  • Date of Publication of Rank List: 19th July 2018
  • Date of Admission: 25th & 26th July 2018
  • Date of Registration: 01st August 2018
  • Date of Classes begins 01st August 2018


Intake Capacity

  • B.Sc. - M Sc. (Integrated) Biotechnology (20 Seats)
  • B.Sc. - M Sc. (Integrated) Climate Change Adaptation (20 Seats)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Cooperation and Baking (40 Seats)

Duration of the Programs

  • The minimum prescribed duration shall be 10 semesters (five academic years) for Integrated Programs and 8 semesters (four academic years) for B Sc. (C & B) Program


Also See : MSc Admission


Eligibility Criteria

  • Students having passed Plus Two/Higher Secondary/recognised equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with a minimum of 50% marks except for SC/ST communities. The SC/ST candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination. Biotechnology in plus two level may also be considered
  • For Climate Change Adaptation Courses the candidates should have studied Mathematics as a subject in the +2 level


Selection Process

  • The selection of candidates will be based on a common Entrance Exam conducted by KAU. The questions will be objective type and based on the +2 syllabi
  • The centres of entrance exam will be decided by the University in accordance with the number of applicants.
  • Allotment to the course will be based on the rank list published by the University


Application Form

  • The application forms and prospectus are available in www.admissions.kau.in and the candidates should submit the online application after registration and 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
  • Candidates should have completed the age of 17 years as on the last date fixed for the submission of online application
  • The candidate should submit the online application and take a print out of the same. The application fee can be paid by producing the system generated Pay in Slip at any branch of the State Bank of India
  • Print out of the application along with counter foil of the Pay in Slip/ original DD, self-attested copies of certificates in proof of age, educational qualifications for all candidates and experience, community, non-creamy layer certificates in the case of candidates claimed reservations etc should reach to the Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, KAU Main Campus, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680656 on or before the last date prescribed in the notification
  • A special caution deposit of Rs.3000/- is to be paid at the time of admission in the case of candidates from outside the State/Foreign country which will be refunded when he/she leaves the University

Application Fee

  • General Category: Rs. 1000/-
  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe: Rs.500/-

Course Fees
Integrated Programs

  • Admission Fee: Rs. 800/-
  • Caution Deposit: Rs.2750/-
  • Semester Fee: Rs. 40,000/- (per semester)

B Sc. (Hons) C & B Program

  • Admission Fee: Rs.800/-
  • Caution Deposit: Rs.1600/-
  • Semester Fee: Rs.9600/- (Approx. including exam fee etc. per semester); the SC/ST students are exempted from remitting the tuition fee and special fee

For more information visit the website www.kau.edu


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Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur

Main Campus, Vellanikkara, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680656 (Kerala) India, Phone No.: +91-4872438011; Website www.kau.edu


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