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Admission in Post Graduate Programme (MSc/MTech) at BHU, Varanasi (UP) For Agri Graduate

  1. Course offered
  2. Details
  3. Seats and Courses code
  4. Question Pattern
  5. Previous Year Question Papers (Download)


Course Offered:

M. Sc. (Ag.) (Master of Science in Agriculture) in-
   Agricultural Economics
   Agronomy
   Animal Husbandry & Dairying
   Entomology & Agricultural Zoology
   Extension Education
   Genetics & Plant Breeding
   Horticulture
   Mycology & Plant Pathology
  Plant Physiology
  Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
M. Sc. (Ag.) in
   M.Sc. (Ag.) Agroforestry
   M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil and Water Conservation
   Master of Agri-Business Management (MABM)
Other subjects -
   M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation
   M.Sc in Food Science and Technology
   M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology
   M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology)

Details -
M. Sc. (Ag.) (Master of Science in Agriculture) -

Courses for MSc:
Agricultural Economics; Agronomy; Animal Husbandry & Dairying; Entomology & Agricultural Zoology; Extension Education; Genetics & Plant Breeding; Horticulture; Mycology & Plant Pathology; Plant Physiology; Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
Location: Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU Main Campus
Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats : 123
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Eligibility :
Candidates with 4-years B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Horti.) degree with credit based course programme under the guidelines of ICAR or an equivalent examination;
B.Sc. (Horti.) degree holder is eligible for M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture only.
Candidates with 4-years B.Sc. Animal Husbandry & Dairying (now B.Sc. (H) Dairying) degree with credit based course programme under the guidelines of ICAR or an equivalent examination for admission to M.Sc. (Ag.) Animal Husbandry & Dairying.
Minimum eligibility marks: 6.00/10 or 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 OGPA for general candidates
Compulsion: Has not secured more than one III-division or equivalent OGPA in his/her academic career.

M.Sc. (Ag.) Agroforestry-
Location :
Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, BHU
Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats : Min: 10 : Max. : 23
Fee : Rs.20,000/- per semester
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Eligibility: Passed 4 Year B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (Bio)/ B. Sc. Environmental Science/B.Sc (Horticulture)/B.Sc Agroforestry/B.Sc. Forestry of the University; and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system or an OGPA of 2.5/4,
Minimum eligibility marks: 3.5/5, 4.0/6 & 6.0/10 under the Course Credit System.

M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil and Water Conservation-
Location :
Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, BHU
Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats : Min: 10 : Max. : 15
Fee : Rs.20,000/- per semester
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Eligibility: Passed 4 Year B.Sc. (Ag.) Examination of the University; and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system or an OGPA of 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 & 6.0/10 under the Course Credit System.

Master of Agri-Business Management (MABM)
Location :
Department of Agricultural Economics, BHU, Main Campus
Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats : Min: 10 : Max. : 25
Fee : Rs. 37500 per semester (Rs.75,000/- per annum)
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Eligibility: Passed 4-years B.Sc (Ag), examination of this University OR an equivalent examination OR 4 years degree program in B.Sc.(Ag.) (Forestry)/ B.Sc. (Ag.) (Horticulture)/ B.Sc.(Hons.) (Forestry)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) (Horticulture)/ B.Sc. (Hons.)
Biotechnology/B.Tech.(Agricultural Engineering)/B.E.(Agricultural Engg.)/B.V.Sc. & A.H./B.Tech (Dairy Technology)/B.Tech.(Food Technology) and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system OR an
Minimum eligibility marks: OGPA of 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 & 6.0/10 under the course credit system.

M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)
Location :
Department of Farm Engineering, BHU Main Campus
Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Seats : Min: 05 : Max. : 12
Fee : Rs.25,000 per semester (Rs. 50,000/- per annum)
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Eligibility: B.Tech (Agricultural Engg/Civil Engineering.)/B.E.(Agricultural Engg./Civil Engineering) recognized by the University.

M.Sc in Food Science and Technology
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location : Centre of Food Science and Technology
Seats : Min: 15 : Max. : 30
Fee : Rs.30,000 per semester (Rs. 60,000/- per annum
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Eligibility: B.Tech. .(Food Technology)/ B.Tech. (Dairy Technology)/ B.Sc.(Agriculture)/B.Sc.(Food Technology)/B.Sc. (Dairy Technology)/B.Sc. (Agril.Engg.)/B.Sc. (Biology/ Maths group)/B.Sc. (Home Science) recognized by the University.

M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology-
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location : Rajiv Gandhi South Campus
Seats : Min: 20 : Max. : 30
Fee : Rs.30,000 per semester (Rs. 60,000/- per annum)
Mode of Admission: Entrance Examination
Eligibility: B.Sc.(Ag)/B.Sc. with Biology(Botany, Zoology and any other subject)/Biotechnology/ B.Tech (Biotechnology)

M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Technology)
Duration:
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Location : Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development
Seats : Min: 10 : Max. : 30
Fee : Rs.30,000/- per annum
Eligibility: B.Sc. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (10+2+3) or B.Sc. (Ag.) or MBBS or BE/B.Tech. with a minimum of 50% marks (equivalent GPA) with minimum 50% in aggregate at 10 and 10+2 levels.

Seats and Courses code-
M.Sc. (Ag) -
Location-
Institute of Agricultural Science
seat-123
Course code-340

M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agro-forestry
seat-
10-23
Course code-473

M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil and Water Conservation
Location -
Rajiv Gandhi South Campus
Seat- 10-15
Course code-702

M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology
Location-
Rajiv Gandhi South Campus
Seat- 20-30
Course code-356

Master of Agri-Business Management
Location-
Department of Agricultural Economics
Seat- 10-25
Course code- 352
M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology
Location - 
Centre of Food Science and Technology
Seats- 15-30
Course code-354

M.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)
Location-
Department of Farm Engineering
Seat- 05-08
Course code-355
MBA in Agribusiness -
Location- 
Department of Management Studies
Seats: 10 -46
Course code- 381

Question Pattern:
M.Sc. (Ag.)-
No of paper -
1
Duration -120 minutes
Marks- 360
Qs- 120 MCQs (multiple choice questions)
Level of Qs- undergraduate level
Qs from -  discipline of B. Sc. (Ag.) Courses

M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil & Water Conservation (Under Special Courses of Study)
No of paper - 1
Duration - 120 minutes
Marks- 360
Qs- 120 MCQs (multiple choice questions)
Level of Qs- undergraduate level
Qs from -  discipline of B. Sc. (Ag.) Courses

M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agroforestry (Under Special Courses of Study)
No of paper -  1
Duration - 120 minutes
Marks- 360
Qs- 120 MCQs (multiple choice questions)
Level of Qs- undergraduate level
Qs from –  

discipline of B. Sc. (Ag.) Courses
B.Sc. (Biology)
B.Sc. (Environmental Science)
B.Sc. (Horticulture)

Master of Agri-Business Management (Under Special Courses of Study)
No of paper - 1
Duration -120 minutes
Marks- 300
Qs- 100 MCQs (multiple choice questions)
Level of Qs- undergraduate level
Qs from -  based on Test of
Reasoning,
Data Interpretation & Numerical Ability,
English Comprehension,
General Knowledge,
Aptitude Test & Agricultural Sciences
However, the admission to the course will be on the basis of a composite merit comprising of marks in the entrance test, group discussion and interview (combined weightage for group discussion and interview shall be 20% of the total marks of the written test i.e., 60 marks). The number of the candidates, in order of the merit, to be called for interview and group discussion shall be decided by the Admission Committee.

M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology (Under Special Courses of Study)
No of paper -
1
Duration -120 minutes
Marks- 360
Qs- 120 MCQs (multiple choice questions)
Level of Qs- undergraduate level
Qs from – 
discipline of B. Sc. (Ag.) Courses
B.Sc. with Biology
B.Sc. (Biotechnology)

M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology (Under Special Courses of Study)
No of paper - 1
Duration -120 minutes
Marks- 360
Qs- 120 multiple choice questions
Level of Qs- undergraduate level
Qs from- –
disciplines of Agriculture,
Dairy Technology,
Food Technology,
Agril. Engineering,
Dairy Chemistry,
Dairy Microbiology, etc.

M.Sc. in Environmental Science (Under Special Courses of Study)
No of paper -
1 comprising Section A and B
Duration -120 minutes
Marks- 360
Qs- 120 MCQs (multiple choice questions)
Level of Qs- undergraduate level
Qs from –  graduate level questions
The candidate shall have to attempt both Section A and Section B
Section A
Basic Environmental Science       -30 questions
Chemistry                        - 60 questions
Section B –
Life Sciences - 30 questions
Physics                  - 30 questions
Geology        -30 questions
select only one of the these 3 sub-sections of Section-B for answering questions

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