MCAER PGCET 2017 | Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Exam Board PGCET 2017

Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Exam Board PG Common Entrance Test 2017

Applications are invited for Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Exam Board MCAER PGCET 2017. Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board (MAUEB) conducts the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to various Post Graduate Programmes in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) in Maharashtra
MCAER PG Admission 2017 will be given on the basis of merit formulated by considering weightage of 70% of the MCAER PG CET 2017 score and 30% of the CGPA of the students

Important Dates for MCAER PGCET 2017

Date of Notification: 01st December 2016
Last Date of Receiving Online Applications: 31st December 2016
Last Date of Payment of Fees through Challan: 05th January 2017
Date of Final List of Eligible Candidates: 15th March 2017
Date of Grievances for Student: 16th Jan to 25th Jan 2017
Date of Display of final eligible candidates List: 31st January 2017
Date of Online Admit Cards*: 10th March 2017
Date of MCAER PG CET-2017: 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th March 2017
Date of Display of Answer Keys of all streams: 10th April 2017
Declaration of Results Date: 14th April 2017

MCAER PG Courses & Eligibility

Only the students possessing the required qualifying degree as per the eligibility; those students who have appeared for the final degree exam for the Academic year 2016-17 are eligible to appear for the CET 2017
M.Sc. (Agri.) 2 years (4 Semesters): B.Sc. (Agri) or B.Sc. (Hort) or B.Sc. (Forestry) or B.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology) or BBM (Agri)/B.Sc. (ABM) or B. Tech (Food Science/Tech)* or B. Tech (Agri Engg)* or B.Sc. (Hons) Home Science***of Agril University only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Agri)

M.Sc. (Hort) 2 years (4 Semesters): B.Sc. (Hort) or B.Sc. (Agri) or B.Sc. (Forestry) of Agril University only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Hort.)

M.Sc. (Forestry) 2 years (4 Semesters): B.Sc. (Forestry) or B.Sc. (Agri) or B.Sc. (Hort) of Agril University only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Forestry)

M.Sc. (Home Science) 2 years (4 Semesters): B.Sc. (Hon) Home Science of Agril university only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Home Sc.)

M.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology) 2 years (4 Semesters): B.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology) or B.Sc. (Agri) or B.Sc. (Hort) or B.Sc. (Forestry) or B.Tech (Food Science/Tech) of Agril University only or B.F.Sc and passing CET for M.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology)

M.Tech (Agri Engg) 2 years (4 Semesters): B.Tech (Agri Engg) of Agril University only and passing CET for M.Tech (Agril Engg)

M.Tech (Food Tech) 2 years (4 Semesters): B.Tech (Food Science/Tech) of Agril university only and passing CET for M.Tech (Food Tech)

MBA (Agri) 2 years (4 Semesters): BBM (Agri)/B.Sc. (ABM) or B.Sc. (Agri) or B.Sc. (Hort) or B.Sc. (Forestry) or B.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology) or B.Tech (Food Science/Tech) or B.Tech (Agri Engg) or B.Sc. (Hon) Home Science of Agril university only or B.F.Sc and passing CET for MBA (Agri)

M.F.Sc 2 years (4 Semesters): B.F.Sc and passing CET for M.F.Sc

M.Sc. (P.H.M.) 2 years (4 Semesters): BBM (Agri)/B.Sc. (ABM) or B.Sc. (Agri) or B.Sc. (Hort) or B.Sc. (Forestry) or B.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology) or B.Tech (Food Science/Tech) or B.Tech (Agri Engg) or B.Sc. (Hon) Home Science of Agril university only or B.F.Sc and passing CET for Post Harvest Management  (PHM)
(*For M.Sc. (Agri) Food Science and Technology B.Tech (Food Science/Tech) students are also eligible)
(**For M.Sc. (Agri) Agril Meteorology, B.Tech (Agril Engg) students are also eligible)

MCAER PGCET 2017 Exam Pattern

The Examination will have questions of objective nature along with answers in the form of 4 alternatives. There will not be any choice or option for questions, i.e. all questions have to be answered
Number of Questions: 200
Total Marks: 200
Type of Questions: MCQ
The candidate has to mark the correct answer by blackening the corresponding circle against the serial number of the question in the OMR sheet with black ink ballpoint pen only
Each correct answer will be given one mark. There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers

Exam Centres

College of Agriculture, Pune; College of Agriculture, Akola; College of Agriculture, Nagpur; College of Agriculture, Parbhani; College of Agriculture, Dapoli; Dr AS College of Agril Engg, Rahuri; College of Agriculture, Kolhapur; College of Agriculture, Dhule; College of Agriculture, Latur; College of Agriculture, Badnapur; College of Agricultural Biotechnology, Yavatmal; College of Agriculture, Karad; College of Agriculture, Ambejogai; College of Agriculture, Sonapur (Gadchiroli)

Exam Fees

A student will have to pay the exam fees through self-generated acknowledgment, after submitting online application form you should take acknowledgment. The exam fees per CET to be paid through challan will be as follows:
Students belonging to Open Category: Rs.600/- per CET
Students belonging to Reserved Category*: Rs.300/- per CET
Students belonging to Other States: Rs.600/- per CET
The candidate should not send hard copy of application form, challan and supporting documents to the MAUEB, Pune office

How to Apply

The online application form for CET-2017-18 for admission to PG Programme is available on www.mcaer.org
Candidates are required to take help of the following instructions for filling the online application form. After submitting online application form, candidate should take SBI Bank Challan printout, which is in two parts
Fill the Online Application Form carefully and upload scanned photograph and signature (Size of Photograph and Signature should not be greater than 35KB, 30KB respectively). Please remember the password given by you. It is important for further Login
Printout of online application form with a copy of bank challan, one passport-size photograph to be pasted on the space provided on the application form, candidate’s signature, authentication attested from College Principal/Associate Dean and caste and non-creamy layer certificate (do not staple), if applicable should be submitted in person or through post the Controller, Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board, MCAER Building, 132/B, Bhamburda, Bhosalenagar, Pune-411007 (Maharashtra)

MCAER Pune

Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board, Pune, MCAER Building, 132/B, Bhamburda, Bhosalenagar, Pune-411007, Website www.mcaer.org