Eligibility for Admission
1.1 For B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, Degree Programmes: A pass in the two years PUC Science examination conducted by Department of Pre-University Education, Government of Karnataka or an equivalent examination with the combination of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology with any one science subject or a pass in two years PUC science examination of the Department of Pre-University Education, Government of Karnataka with Inter-Agriculture subject.
i) Reservation of seats shall be made as per the state Government Orders in force from time to time. ii) The Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga students will be considered for admission among others subject to fulfilling the eligibility conditions for admission, except domicile conditions Such students whose mother tongue is Kannada, Tulu or Kodava and who are residing outside the State of Karnataka but within the territory of India and who reside in disputed Kannada speaking areas of South Sholapur or Akkalkot or Jath or Gadhinglaj Talukas of Maharasthra State or Kasargod taluk of Kerala State should have passed the qualifying examination provided that the students shall undergo a simple test to prove their ability to speak, read and write Kannada, conducted by the CET cell.
1.2 Eligibility for admission to ICAR quota Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) for B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture degree programmes. The filling up of 15 percent seats of UG admission of ICAR candidates shall be within intake to various degree programmes. 1.3 NRI/NRI Sponsored candidates:
The filling up of 10 percent seats of UG for admission of Non Resident Indians (NRI)/NRI sponsored candidates shall be over and above intake of various degree programmes under PCMB stream only.
2 Reservation of Seats
Admission to the University is made subject to reservation of seats as stipulated by the State Government in this behalf from time to time. The vertical reservation is made for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Categories I, IIa, IIb, IIIa & IIIb. The Horizontal reservation is made as per the provisions of Act for Agriculturists or children/ ward of Agriculturists, Rural Candidates, Kannada Medium Candidates, NCC /Sports/Scouts & Guides, Anglo Indians, Children of Defence Personnel, Ex-Servicemen, Children of Central Armed Police Force personnel or as prescribed by the Govt. of Karnataka. Note: The term ‘ward’ shall be applicable only in the case of those candidates where both parents are not alive as evidenced by death certificate.
3 Application for Admission
Application for admission shall be made to the CET Cell of Karnataka Examination Authourity (KEA) on a prescribed form which may be obtained from the website of KEA as per notification issued from time to time. Candidates belonging to foreign countries are required to send their applications through the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi - 110 001.
Candidates from States other than Karnataka need to apply only for those undergraduate degree programmes which are not being offered in their respective states, through their respective State Governments. The applications of candidates sponsored by the respective State Governments only will be considered against the quota reserved by the Government of India (ICAR) to the respective States. Only a person who is a citizen of India and who has studied in any Educational Institution in the State of Karnataka for a minimum period of seven years at any time prior to the date of submission of the application for admission shall be eligible to apply.
4 Mode of Admission
4.1 Admission for the seats under different categories (except ICAR quota) shall be made by taking marks scored in equal proportions in qualifying examination and CET in PCMB.
4.2 Admission of candidates is subject to the following conditions
a) Verification of original marks card and other details furnished in the application
b) Seats being vacant
c) Payment of prescribed fees to the University on or before the notified dates for such purpose
d) Registration of courses before the last date
e) Production of transfer certificate from the previous College/ Institution studied and
f) Production of relevant documents as directed by CET Cell, KEA, Bengaluru.
4.3 Admission for the reserved seats excluding those set apart for Agriculturists or Children / Ward of Agriculturists, Kashmiri Migrants and Government of India nominees shall be made strictly according to the merit of candidates eligible for the reserved seats, subject to the same conditions mentioned above. If there are any reserved seats unfilled, such seats shall be deemed to have been transferred to the general pool and filled up as indicated above.
In respect of seats set apart for Agriculturists or Children / Ward of Agriculturists, admission shall be made strictly according to the merit based on 25 per cent of marks scored each in II PUC and CET examination in PCMB, and 50 per cent marks secured in Practical Test.
4.4 Admission of Candidates with 2 year Diploma in Agriculture
The candidates who possess 2 year diploma certificates in agriculture/ Agril. Engineering from any farm Universities in the State shall be admitted to B. Sc. (Hons) Agriculture/B.Tech.( Agril. Engineering) in the University. The number of candidates so admitted shall not exceed 5 per cent of the intake capacity fixed for B. Sc. (Hons) Agriculture/ B.Tech.( Agril. Engineering) in the University and this shall be a supernumerary quota. Such candidates shall be admitted based on the merit and the roster by the University calling for applications for admissions separately under this category.
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