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Karnataka BSc Agriculture Admission 2023 - Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Agriculture Quota

Kumari Neha
Kumari NehaUpdated On: November 10, 2022 12:07 pm IST | KCET

Karnataka Admission in BSc Agriculture course will be offered through the scores obtained in KCET 2023. Check out all the details about Karnataka BSc Agriculture Admission 2022 including dates, eligibility, registration etc.

Karnataka BSc Agriculture Admission 2023 - Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Agriculture Quota

Karnataka BSc/ B.Tech Agriculture Admission 2023 -  Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is responsible for conducting the admission process for the BSc Agriculture/ BTech Agriculture Engineering course, and the candidates must have a valid score in KCET 2023 to be eligible for the admission process for the academic session 2023-24.  The candidates aspiring to apply for admission in the aforementioned courses under the state quota will have to participate in the KCET counselling process. For direct admission, the candidates apply for admission to private colleges. A total number of 1,230 seats in Agriculture universities across the state are reserved for students whose family is involved in farming. However, candidates claiming seats under Agriculture Quota will have to appear for the Practical Test that is conducted for 200 marks. Read the entire article to find out more about Karnataka BSc Agriculture Admission 2023. KEA will release the official notification for KCET 2023 on the official website tentatively in the month of April 2023.  

Also Read: BSc Agriculture vs BSc- Which is the Best Option after Class 12th? 

Karnataka BSc Agriculture Admission Dates 2023

The BSc agriculture admission process dates are as follows:


Dates (Tentative)

Registration Date 2023

April 2023

Last Day to ApplyMay 2023
Admit Card Release June 2023

Entrance Examination (KCET)

3rd week of June 2023

Answer Key release July 2023
KCET 2023 revised CET Ranking

August 2023

1st Round Counselling To be notified

Document Upload for Agriculture Quota

To be notified

Online Verification of Documents

To be notified

Release of Eligibility List (Agriculture Quota)

To be notified

Verification of documents (non-Agriculture Quota)

To be notified

KCET 2023 Option Entry

To be notified

Display of Mock Allotment

To be notified

Modification of Options

To be notified

Karnataka BSc/ B Tech Agriculture Entrance Exam 2023

Admission to UG Agriculture Courses is confirmed on the basis of marks obtained in KCET 2023. Here are a few important links for the entrance exam:

KCET Application Process 2023

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2023

KCET Exam Pattern 2023

KCET Syllabus 2023

KCET Admit Card 2023

KCET Answer Key 2023

KCET Result 2023

KCET Counselling Process 2023

Certain seats are reserved under Agriculturist Quota. Candidates who belong under this category must also appear in a practical exam. The practical examination is conducted in 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 BSc/ B.Tech Agriculture Eligibility Criteria 2023

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 them.

Karnataka BSc/ B.Tech Agriculture Application Form 2023

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 fill in the information, and 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 out in two phases.

Phase 1: Fill in details and edit them if required. Verify if all the mandatory information is entered 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 to 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 the application form for further admission process.

Also Read: BHU BSc Agriculture Admission 2023

List of UG Agriculture Courses offered in Karnataka

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

Karnataka BSc/ B.Tech Agriculture Admission Process 2023

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

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

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

KCET 2023 BSc Agriculture Eligibility List for Agriculture Quota

KEA has released the eligibility list of candidates who are aspiring for BSc Agriculture admission under the Agriculture quota. The PDF of the eligibility list is shared in the link below-

Eligibility List for Agriculture Quota 2023 

Documents Uploading for Agriculture Quota

The fee to upload documents is Rs. 200 (Rs. 100 for SC/ST). Candidates who wish to claim reservation under the Agriculture quota for UG farm courses will have to upload the supporting documents. The list of documents to be uploaded can be checked below -

KCET Admission TicketAgriculture/ Manual Labour in Agriculture Activities
Agriculture Income CertificateSalary Certificate
Income Details for Business (if applicable)-

The certificate verification will be online, and the candidates need not visit the helpline centre. The detailed process to upload the documents is as follows -

Official Website

Step 1

The candidates will have to upload the documents in PDF format only. Click on the Login button and enter the KCET Admission Ticket Number.

Step 2

The candidates will receive an OTP on their mobile


Enter the OTP number and Select the YES option to upload documents

Step 4

Upload all the documents as mentioned above (whichever is applicable)

Karnataka BSc/ B.Tech Agriculture Merit List 2023

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 the 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% of marks obtained in the Practical Examination are considered for admission.

List of Top Private Colleges for BSc Agriculture in India

Here is the list of top private colleges for BSc Agriculture admission in India. You can get direct admission to any of these colleges by just filling out the Common Application Form.

Bhai Gurdas Group of Institutions - Sangrur

Vivekananda Global University - Jaipur

Quantum University - Roorkee

Dr. KN Modi University - Jaipur

CT University  Ludhiana

The Neotia University - Kolkata

Baddi University - Solan

Sage University - Indore

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