KAU PG and PhD Admission 2021 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility

KAU PG and PhD Admission 2021


Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) announces Admission to Postgraduate and PhD Program 2021-22, Fill Application Form Now

KAU PG and PhD Admission – Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) invites applications for admission to two-years PG Program and three-years PhD Courses offered by the institutions under the University for the Academic Year 2021-22.


Courses offered

PG Courses

  • M Sc. (Agriculture), M Sc. (Horticulture, M Sc. (Community Science). M.Sc. (Agricultural Statistics), M Sc. (Co-operation & Banking), M.Sc. (Forestry) & M Tech (Agricultural Engineering)

PhD Courses

  • PhD in Agriculture, PhD in Horticulture, Ph.D in Community Science, Ph.D in Rural Marketing Management, Ph.D in Forestry, PhD in Agricultural Engineering


KAU PG and PhD Admission Dates 2021

  • Issue of Admission notification 06th November 2021
  • Commencement of Online Application Submission 06th November 2021
  • Last date for submission of online application 22nd November 2021
  • Issue of admit card for written examination for M Sc. (C & B ), M Sc (Community Science) and PhD (Community Science) and Rural Marketing Management:  06th December 2021
  • Entrance Examination (M Sc. (C & B),M Sc (Community Science) and PhD (Community Science) and Rural Marketing Management: 15th December 2021


KAU PG and PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021

  • Candidates should have obtained an equivalent degree from a University/ Institution approved by KAU for admission to various PG/ Ph.D programs
  • Eligibility Criteria for the admission of ICAR students will be as per ICAR norms

For PhD Program

  • 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 Agri./Hort./Ag.Engg./Forestry is essential for all respective Ph.D courses except Community Science and Rural Marketing Management.

M.Sc. Program

  • Bachelor’s degree in the respective subject (Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Community Science/ Agricultural Statistics/ Co-operation & Banking/ Forestry) / equivalent degree recognised by KAU with a OGPA of 7.00/10.00 for general candidates and 6.50/10.00 for SC/ST.

For M Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering/ Food Engineering or an equivalent degree recognized by KAU with an OGPA of 7.00/10.00 for general candidates and 6.50/10.00 for SC/ST.


KAU PG and PhD Admission Application Process 2021

  • Application form and prospectus are available in the KAU website www.admissions.kau.in. Details of qualification, mode of selection, conduct of courses etc. are available in the prospectus
  • Candidates shall submit their online application on or before the last date prescribed.
  • On submission of details and the required fee, a Confirmation Page with Application Number shall be generated. Candidates are required to take a printout of the Confirmation Page and keep it for future reference.


Application Fee for the Courses


  • General Candidates Rs.1000/-
  • SC/ST Candidates (Native of Kerala) – Rs.500/-


  • General Candidates Rs.1500/-
  • SC/ST Candidates (Native of Kerala) – Rs.750/-

Mode of Payment

  • Application fee can be paid online by using the internet facility “SB COLLECT” of State Bank of India for which a link will be provided in the application portal


Selection Process

  • Selection to the KAU’s Master’s degree programs will be based on score


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website