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Karnataka B.Sc./ B.Tech Agriculture Admissions 2020 - Dates, Entrance Exam, Application Form, Eligibility

Published: | February 27, 2020
Karnataka B.Tech Agriculture, Karnataka B.Sc Agriculture, KCET, Karnataka Agriculture admission

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is responsible to manage the Admission process for Karnataka UG Agriculture Admissions. K- CET scorecard is considered to prepare the merit list. Check details here: 

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Government of Karnataka is responsible to manage the online registration process, counselling process, document verification, seat allotment and other events associated with the admission process in the professional course in Karnataka. The admission is confirmed based on the rules set by the Government.

Karnataka UG Agriculture Admission is confirmed through K-CET. However, applying and appearing in the entrance examination does not confirm admission in the course. The candidate must meet the eligibility criteria and undergo document verification. Candidates who register and complete the Admission process are only considered for admission in Government or Private Colleges in Karnataka

In this article, we have covered all details related to Karnataka Agriculture Admission like Important Dates, Application Form, Admission process

Karnataka UG Agriculture Course Important Dates 2020



Date of CET examination

April 22 and 23, 2020

Verification of Documents for Agriculturist quota at the respective

Practical Test Centres

May 11 to May 15, 2020

Date of Practical Examination (Agriculturist Quota)

May 16, 2020

Also Read: B.Sc Agriculture VS B.Tech Agriculture

Karnataka UG Agriculture Course Application Form 2020

Candidates must fill in the online application form to be considered for admission in Professional courses through the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). No application is accepted in offline mode. The online application form is user-friendly and candidates fill in the application form using the instructions given below:

Download the blank application and practice to fill in the information, details in the application form in offline mode. The correct information must be added online in the online application form.

The application form can be filled in two phases.

Phase 1: Fill details and edit it, if required. Verify if all the mandatory information is filled appropriately. Any discrepancy, later on, may affect the allotment of seats at the time of admission.

Phase 2: Select the declaration to confirm that all information added in the online application is correct and no changes can be incorporated later on. The candidate cannot edit/ delete or add any information after checking the declaration.

The candidate must pay the application fees and take a printout of application form for further admission process.

Karnataka UG Agriculture Courses Eligibility criteria

Following are the eligibility criteria for Admissions in UG Agriculture courses in Karnataka:

  • The candidate must have passed Class XII or equivalent examination.

  • The candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with Biology as the optional subject.

  • The candidates must have appeared in CET in PCMB subjects.

  • Agriculturist Quota candidates must also appear in Practical examinations and secure at least 50% marks in it.

Karnataka UG List of Agriculture Courses

Following are the list of Agricultural courses (Farm Science) offered through Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) Admission process:

  • B.Sc.Honors Agriculture

  • B.Sc.Honours Horticulture

  • B.Sc.Honours Sericulture

  • B.Sc. Honors Forestry

  • B.Tech in Agril. Engg

  • B.Tech in Food Technology

  • B.Tech in Dairy Technology

  • B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)

  • B.Sc.(Hons) Ag. Maco.,

  • B.Sc.(Hons) Community Science

Karnataka UG Agriculture Courses Entrance Test 2020

Admission in UG Agriculture Courses is confirmed on the basis of marks obtained in Maharashtra CET 2020

Certain seats are reserved under Agriculturist Quota. Candidates who belong under this category must also appear in practical examination. The practical examination is conducted at Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Raichur, Hassan, Tamaka (Kolar District), Arabhavai, (Gokak Tq), Dharwad, Vijayapura, Bidar, Bagalkot, Hiriyur (Chitradurga) and Shimoga by concerned Agricultural/ Veterinary Universities.

Fees for Practical Examination is INR 500/- for General and OBC category and INR 250/- for SC, ST and Category -1 candidates. The candidate needs to pay these fees at the Practical Test Centre on the day of verification of documents.

Karnataka UG Agriculture Courses Admission Process

The merit list of candidates is prepared based on the marks obtained in Qualifying Examination and performance in Common Entrance Test (CET)- PCMB subjects. There are no minimum marks required in CET for admission in UG Agriculture course.

For 25% of marks obtained in Class XII - PCMB and CET are considered for admission. Rest 50% of marks obtained in Practical Test is considered for admission.

The candidate must secure at least 50% marks in Practical Examination for admission in agricultural courses under Agriculturist Quota.

Merit List

The answer key of the Karnataka- CET entrance test is released on the official website of KEA. The merit list is determined by KEA and eligible candidates are determined accordingly. A separate result sheet is prepared for the Agricultural course (Farm Science) and the list is published on the official site of KEA on the defined date.

The seat allotment is done online and eligible candidates can choose options in the order of merit or rank obtained in the Karnataka CET examination. After the results are released and the merit list is published, candidates need to visit the Districts helpline centres for document verification. The candidate can enter options after the receipt of verification slip. The online process allows candidates to choose any number of options based on their preferences.

A secure User ID and Secret Key is provided to all candidates for login. Candidates must ensure to meet the eligibility criteria before applying for admission to Government seats in Karnataka. Information added in the CET online application form is considered to prepare the rank list and seat allotment.

Agriculturist Quota candidates, merit list is prepared based on 25% marks obtained Qualifying examination PCBM and CET each. Rest 50% marks obtained in Practical Examination is considered for admission.

Also Read: Diploma Courses in Agriculture

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