University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur M.Sc and Ph.D Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Selection, Application Process

Published: | September 02, 2019
M.Sc and Ph.d Admission at UAS, Raichur

The University of Agriculture science Raichur is inviting applications for M.Sc and PhD admissions 2020. All the information about M.Sc and PhD admissions 2020 at the UAS is given here.

The University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur (UAS, Raichur) was established by the Government of Karnataka in 2008 under the Universities of Agricultural Sciences Act. The University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur (UAS, Raichur) offers various postgraduate and doctoral programs in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Agronomy, Social Sciences, Forestry and many others. If you are looking forward to getting admissions in the M.Sc and PhD programs at the university, you can go through the details provided below which include the selection process, application process, application fee, Course fee and other important information.

UAS Raichur M.Sc. and PhD Admissions 2020

UAS Raichur offers admission in the M.Sc and PhD courses on the basis of the percentage scored in the master's degree and also on the basis of the UAS entrance exam score. Other important details including the eligibility criteria are mentioned below, you can check all the information before moving ahead with the application process.

UAS Raichur M.Sc. and PhD Specialisations 2020

UAS Raichur offers M.Sc and PhD in various specialisations. If you want to take admission in M.Sc or PhD then you can check all the specialisations offered by the university mentioned below.

University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur M.Sc. Specialisations

All available M.Sc specialisations are mentioned below:

  • Molecular Biology and Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Crop Physiology
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Agronomy
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension Education
  • Horticulture

University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur PhD Specialisations 2020

All available PhD specialisations are mentioned below:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension Education
  • Agronomy
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

UAS Raichur M.Sc. and PhD Important Dates 2020

All the important dates for M.Sc and PhD admissions 2020 at the University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur are mentioned below:

S.No

Event

Tentative Date

1

Commencement of filling online application and submitting

Last Week of May 2020

2

Last date for filling online application and submitting

Last Week of June 2020

3

Downloading of Admission/ Hall Tickets by candidates for Entrance Examination

First Week of July 2020

4

Date of PG Entrance Examinations(Master Degree)

Third Week of July 2020

Date of PG Entrance Examinations(Doctoral Degree)

Third Week of July 2020

5

Uploading of Answer Keys on website

Third Week of July 2020

6

Announcement of marks scored by candidates in the Entrance Examination

Last Week of July 2020

7

Last date for uploading scanned copy of OGPA card issued by the Registrars of respective Farm Universities(Master Degree)

Last Week of July 2020

Last date for uploading scanned copy of OGPA card issued by the Registrars of respective Farm Universities(Doctoral Degree)

Third Week of August 2020

8

Document Verification(Master Degree)

First Week of August 2020

Document Verification(Doctoral Degree)

Third Week of August 2020

9

Announcement of Merit List on the website

First Week of September 2020

10

For candidates seeking admission under Special category only Admissions

First Week of September 2020

11

First round seat allotment processes

First Week of September 2020

12

Commencement of semester, last date for registration

Third week of September 2020

13

Second round seat allotment processes:

Third week of September 2020

14

Last date for registration to seats allotted in 2nd round

Fourth Week of September 2020

15

Third and final round seat allotment processes

Fourth Week of September 2020

16

Last date for registration to seats allotted in 3rd round

First Week of October 2020

17

Final round seat allotment and Fee Payment only for reserved category

Second Week of October 2020

Note: Dates mentioned above for all the rounds of counselling as well as others are tentative and will be updated when officially released by the university.

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UAS Raichur M.Sc. and PhD Eligibility Criteria 2020

If you are thinking of applying for M.Sc and PhD admissions 2020 at UAS, then you need to make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria to get eligible for further selection rounds:

UAS Raichur M.Sc. Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for the M.Sc program at UAS are provided below.

  • You must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 6.5/ 10.0 OGPA or equivalent from any of the recognised Horticulture/ Agriculture or any other deemed university accredited by ICAR. It must be noted that all candidates belonging from SC/ ST or Cat-I need to score at least 6.5/ 10.0 OGPA or equivalent.
  • Domicile Requirement: Karnataka state domicile status- Candidates must have studied for a minimum 7 years of in Karnataka. Horanadu/ Gadinadu Kannadigas should possess a degree from a Horticultural University/ Agricultural or any deemed university accredited by ICAR from the eligible geographical region.
  • These candidates will be admitted as per the Government of Karnataka (GoK) orders
  • You will have to score a minimum of 50 marks out of 100 in the written entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Those who are from any of the reserved categories including Scheduled caste/ Scheduled tribes or Cat-1 must have scored a minimum of 40 marks

UAS Raichur PhD Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for the PhD program at UAS are given below:

  • You must have cleared a master’s degree in relevant qualification from any of the recognised Horticulture/ Agriculture or any other deemed university accredited by ICAR with a minimum of 2.5 out of 4.0 OGPA(For trimester) or 7.50 out of 10.00 OGPA(Semester Systems). Those who are from the reserved categories such as SC/ST or Cat-1 must have scored at least 2.0 out of 4 OGPA (Trimester) or 7.0 out of 10.00 OGPA (Semester system).
  • If you who are seeking admission in the PhD program and have gone through the trimester system in their degree program are required to submit their master degree from the respective institutions or degree. Those who have a degree with the aggregate marks and percentage need to submit a conversion from marks to OGPA in 10.0 point scale signed by the registrar of the university or any other supportive certificate.
  • Horanadu/ Gadinadu Kannadigas should possess a degree from a Horticultural University/ Agricultural or any deemed university accredited by ICAR from the eligible geographical region. They will be given admission as per GoK orders.

How to Apply for UAS Raichur M.Sc. and Ph.D Admissions 2020?

If you are looking forward to M.Sc and PhD admissions 2020 at the University of Agriculture Sciences then you need to submit the application form before the deadline. It is advisable to check all the instructions carefully before filling the application form. The application form can only be filled online. Given below are the steps regarding how to apply for UAS Raichur M.Sc and PhD admissions 2020:

  • Visit the official website of the university.
  • Download the application form after going to the ‘apply now’ tab.
  • Enter all the information required in the application form.
  • You need to select the programs for which are you are applying for admission (You can select a maximum of two streams).
  • You will then have to attach the required documents along with the photo, signature and left-hand thumb impression.
  • After filling up all the details, you should review the completed form.
  • Once everything is done, submit the form.

Documents Required for UAS Raichur M.Sc and PhD Admissions 2020

The list of documents required for the UAS entrance test are

  • Passport size photograph with a dimension of 3.5*4.5 cm height in jpeg or jpg format.
  • Left-hand thumb impression and father's / mother's / guardian's signature and signature should be in jpeg or jpg format. The maximum size allowed for each document is 40KB.
  • Left-hand thumb impression and signature image dimensions should be 3.5 cm width x 1.5 cm height only.
  • All the documents should be in pdf format. The size should not be more than 400KB each (scan quality range 200 to 300 dpi).

The list of documents required while applying for or for registering for the M.Sc and PhD admissions at UAS are:

  • SSLC/ Class X mark sheet
  • Appropriate/ equivalent marks conversion certificate wherever required
  • PUC/ Class XII mark sheet
  • OGPA card and PDC of the qualifying degree issued by Registrars of the respective Farm Universities.
  • Study/ Character/ Conduct Certificate issued by Dean/ Head of the concerned College/ Head Master (Counter Signed by BEO) for the eligible degree.
  • Special Category Certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • Caste/ Income Certificate of five years of validity issued by Tehashildar
  • Hyderabad-Karnataka region reservation Certificate [371 (J)] issued by the respective Assistant Commissioners.

UAS Raichur M.Sc. and PhD Application Fee 2020

You also need to submit the application fee for M.Sc and PhD courses at UAS while registering for the exam. You can take a look at the fee structure below:

Details

Fee

Bank Charges

General/ OBC

INR 1700

Transaction

charges as

applicable

Scheduled Caste(SC)/ Scheduled Tribes(ST) and Category-1

INR 850

Studied in a state other than Karnataka

INR 1700

UAS Raichur M.Sc. and Ph.D Selection Process 2020

Selection for the M.Sc and PhD courses will only be done only if you clear all the rounds mentioned below. You can find out about the selection process for UAS Raichur M.Sc and PhD courses mentioned below.

If you have opted for any of the M.Sc or PhD programs in any discipline, you will be shortlisted on the basis of marks scored in the UAS entrance exam. The entrance test will be conducted for both the programs in which the candidates have to answer 100 questions in 75 minutes. Final selection will be done on the basis of merit list prepared on the basis of the criteria mentioned below.

Criteria

Percentage

Weightage for performance in the qualifying degree

50 Per cent

Weightage for performance in Entrance Examination

50 Per cent

Total

100 Percent

UAS Raichur M.Sc and PhD Seat Reservation 2020

The seat reservation for M.Sc and PhD at UAS is given below. Children of ex-servicemen (EXS), Defense Personnel (DEF), Differently abled and physically handicapped candidates will be given reservation as per the criteria mentioned below. Rest of the candidates including NCC, NSS will be granted seats as per the availability of seats.

Category

Seat Percentage

Children of ex-servicemen (EXS), Defense Personnel (DEF)

2.5%

Differently abled and physically handicapped

5%

UAS Raichur M.Sc. and Ph.D Course Fee 2020

Once you get selected for admission in M.Sc or PhD at the University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur, you will have to submit the fee to reserve your seat. You can take a look at the fee structure mentioned below to know the fee for both the programs.

UAS Raichur M.Sc. Course Fee

Course fee for M.Sc program is mentioned below:

S.No

Particulars

GM/CatI /OBC

SC/ST with an annual income

GM/CatI /OBC

SC/ST with annual income

upto ` 2.5 Lakh

2.5 to

10.00 Lakh

upto ` 2.5 Lakh

2.5 to

10.00 Lakh

1

Registration fee

1760

*1760

**880

1760

*1760

**880

2

Tuition fee

8360

*8360

**4180

0

0

0

3

Laboratory fee

4390

*4390

**2195

0

0

0

4

Admission fee

2200

*2200

**1100

0

0

0

5

Library fee

2990

*2990

**1495

2990

*2990

**1495

6

Sports fee

520

*520

**260

520

*520

**260

7

Academic Information And Regulation fee (Booklet)

440

440

440

0

0

0

8

Magazine fee

290

*290

**145

0

0

0

9

Medical fee

575

575

575

0

0

0

10

Association/ Art/ Club fee

640

640

640

0

0

0

11

Student Aid Fund

360

360

360

0

0

0

12

Caution Money (Refundable)

4765

4765

4765

0

0

0

13

Tour fees

1860

1860

1860

1860

1860

1860

14

Health Insurance Coverage

605

605

605

0

0

0

15

Examination fee

2750

*2750

**1375

4140

*4140

**2070

16

Documentation fee

670

670

670

0

0

0

17

Indian youth Red Cross wing Membership

70

70

70

0

0

0

18

AKMU

605

605

605

605

605

605

19

Identification Card

190

190

190

0

0

0

Total Fees to be paid by GM/CAT-I/OBC: (`)

34040

...

11875

Total Fees to be paid by SC/ST (income upto `2.5 lakh): (`)

10780(-

)Rs500 other

fees)= 10280

2465

Total Fees to be paid by SC/ST (income `2.5 to 10 lakh): (`)

22410

N/A

7170

*Total Fees to be reimbursed from Social Welfare Dept: (`)

23260+500=

23760

N/A

9410

** Total Fees to be reimbursed by SCSP/TSP grants

34040- 22410=11630

N/A

11875- 7170=4705

UAS Raichur PhD Course Fee 2020

Course fee for the Ph.D program is mentioned below:

S.No

Particulars

GM/CatI /OBC

SC/ST with annual income

GM/CatI /OBC

SC/ST with annual income

upto ` 2.5 Lakh

2.5 to

10.00 Lakh

upto ` 2.5 Lakh

2.5 to

10.00 Lakh

1

Registration fee

3590

*3590

**1795

3590

*3590

**1795

2

Admission fee

1940

*1940

**970

0

0

0

3

Tuition fee

7020

*7020

**3510

7020

*7020

**3510

4

Library fee

2540

*2540

**1270

2540

*2540

**1270

5

Medical fee

730

730

730

0

0

0

6

Examination fee

4490

*4490

**2245

4490

*4490

**2245

7

Laboratory fee

8700

*8700

**4350

0

0

0

8

Documentation fee

730

730

730

0

0

0

9

AKMU

630

630

630

630

630

630

10

Sports fee

850

*850

**425

850

*850

**425

11

Association/ Art/Club fee

670

670

670

0

0

0

12

Magazine fee

485

*485

**243

0

0

0

13

Academic Information and Regulation

540

540

540

0

0

0

fee (Booklet)

14

Health Insurance Coverage

605

605

605

0

0

0

15

Student Aid fund

570

570

570

0

0

0

16

Caution Money (Refundable)

7975

7975

7975

0

0

0

17

Identification Card fee

190

190

190

0

0

0

18

Indian Youth Red Cross Society

70

70

70

0

0

0

19

Tour Fees

0

0

0

2400

2400

2400

Total Fees to be paid by SC/ST (income upto `2.5 lakh): (`)

12710

(-)Rs.500

Other Fees =

12210

3030

Total Fees to be paid by SC/ST (income `2.5 to 10 lakh): (`)

27518

N/A

12275

*Total Fees to be reimbursed from Social Welfare Dept: (`)

29615+500= 30115

N/A

18490

** Total Fees to be reimbursed by SCSP/TSP grants

42325- 27518= 14807

N/A

21520- 12275= 9245

Note: The fee structure for any of the program can be updated by the university without any prior notice.

UAS Raichur has been ranked 58th as per the ICAR Ranking of Agricultural Universities - 2017. The University is known for its art library, tissue culture laboratory, bio-control lab, seed testing lab, molecular plant pathology lab and food engineering lab, integrated farming system unit and precision farming lab.

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