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PAU 2018 - Punjab Agriculture University Admissions

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About Punjab Agriculture University

PAU 2018 Punjab Agriculture University Admissions will be offered on the basis of Common Entrance Test (CET), Agriculture Aptitude Test (AAT), JEE Main 2018 and ICAR 2018. PAU Ludhiana 2018 entrance test for AAT and CET will be conducted on different dates as mentioned below in the table. Online application for PAU 2018 has started from 23 April 2018 on the official website of the Punjab Agriculture University as well as on this page. This page in detail deals with Undergraduate Agriculture Courses offered at College of Agriculture, Ludhiana, and College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Ludhiana. Scroll down to get details on PAU 2018 Punjab Agriculture University Admissions.

The Punjab Agriculture University is one of the State Agricultural Universities located in Ludhiana, Punjab and was established in the year 1962. Punjab Agriculture University is the nation's oldest agricultural university, after Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar.  In the table below, the courses offered and the exam conducted for each course is given.

PAU 2018 Entrance Exam Dates


Exam & Colour Code

Course

Duration of Course

Dates of Entrance Exam

CET (Green)

B.Sc. Agri (Hons.)
B.Tech. Biotech.
B.Tech. Food Tech.
4 years 7 June 2018

AAT

B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.), at Institute of Agriculture, Bathinda
B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.), at Institute of Agriculture, Gurdaspur  

6 years 13 June 2018

 

Courses Offered under Punjab Agriculture University (PAU)

The University offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma and Doctoral Courses through its four constituent Colleges and two Institutes: 

  • College of Agriculture, Ludhiana 
  • College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Ludhiana 
  • College of Basic Sciences & Humanities, Ludhiana
  • College of Home Science, Ludhiana
  • Institute of Agriculture, Bathinda
  • Institute of Agriculture, Gurdaspur

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Punjab Agriculture University Eligibility criteria

Domicile: Candidates who are residents of Punjab or Union Territory of Chandigarh are eligible to apply.

Academic Qualification

  • For B.Sc. Agri, 4-years (Hons): Candidates must have passed Class 12 with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in Science/ Agriculture with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology/Agriculture.
  • For B.Tech Biotech./ B.Tech. Food Tech: Candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent in Science with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
  • For B.Sc. Agri, 6-years (Hons.): Candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent with minimum 65% marks in allied subjects.
  • For B.Tech (Agril.Engg): Candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent (Non-Medical Group) with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Punjab Agriculture University Application form and Admit Card

The candidate has the option to fill their application Form for PAU 2018 examination either by Online or by Offline application mode through Post or Personally. The students do not have an option to download PAU 2018 Application Form. The application process has started from 23 April 2018 and candidates can fill the application form by following the link given below.

Candidates should have a valid personal mobile phone number and or a personal E-Mail id. The payment of application fee can be done only through Bank challan in case of the online application form or by cash for the prospectus & application form that is obtained from the university counter. The complete information about the PAU Application form can be obtained by following the link below.

Fill PAU 2018 Application Form - Click Here

PAU Admit Card 2018

PAU  admit card will be available for download on the official website of Punjab University. The candidate has to keep one photograph (identical to the one pasted on application form) to paste on the downloaded PAU Admit card. 

The candidate has to bring a valid ID proof along with the admit card to the examination hall. Candidates are advised to check the details like name of the students, exam centre, exam dates etc. on the printed admit card.

PAU Admit Card 2018 - Download Here

Punjab Agriculture University Fees

In the table below, the detail of the fee is given which comprises the prospectus fee and the fee required for each entrance exam. There are three methods to obtain or fill the application form. The details about the application fee are given in the table which the candidates are required to check.

PAU Prospectus and Entrance Exam Fee

Particulars Prospectus Fee Fee for each entrance exam
At the Counter Rs. 2120 Rs. 3820
By Post Rs. 2260 Rs. 3820
Online Rs. 5320 (for each test)

 

PAU Fee Structure (Subject Wise)


Course

First semester

Second semester

B.Tech Biotech./ B.Tech Food Tech.

Rs. 1,07,360

Rs. 80,170

BSc (Hons) Nutrition & Dietetics
4-year(Self Supporting)

Rs. 55,920

Rs. 28,730

BSc (Hons) Agri.
4-year

Rs. 42,860

Rs. 15,670

BSc (Hons) Agri. 
6-year

Rs. 42,220

Rs. 15,030

B.Tech. (Agril. Engg)

Rs. 64,140

Rs. 36,950

Punjab Agriculture University Result and Counselling

The result of the entrance exams conducted by the Punjab Agriculture University will be declared for the CET and AAT. The candidates who will appear in the exams for CET and AAT respectively can check their result by following the link given on this page.

PAU Counselling 2018

  • Candidates called for counselling should reach the venue on the scheduled date and time as per given counselling schedule.
  • Candidates have to report at 9:00 AM on the day of counselling.
  • At the time of counselling, the candidates selected for admission shall be required to deposit the full fee in cash immediately On the spot, failing which the seat will be offered to the next candidate on merit. 

Counselling Schedule

Course

Counselling/ Interview (1)

Counselling/ Interview (2)

B.Sc. Agri (Hons.)  
  • 11 & 12 July 2018 (For General Category)
  • 13 July 2018 (All reserved categories)

1 August 2018

B.Tech. Biotechnology
  • 11 & 12 July 2018 (For General Category)
  • 13 July 2018 (All reserved categories)

1 August 2018

B.Tech. Food Tech
  • 11 & 12 July 2018 (For General Category)
  • 13 July 2018 (All reserved categories)

1 August 2018

B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.), at Institute of Agriculture  

10 July 2018

2 August 2018

B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.), at Institute of Agriculture, Gurdaspur  

10 July 2018

2 August 2018


PAU Result and Counselling 2018

Punjab Agriculture University Exam pattern

Each correct answer will carry one mark, whereas 1/4 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer/overwriting/cutting. Candidates have to carry Two ballpoint pens (both only of black/blue color). The exam pattern for the entrance test conducted by the Punjab Agriculture University is given separately below.

Agriculture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam pattern

  • Duration: one and half hour
  • No of Questions: 100 multiple choice questions of one mark each.
  • Medium: English and Punjabi
  • Sections: The Question Paper will be divided into two sections (Section - I and Section - II)

Sections

 Details

Section 1- General Aptitude in Agriculture

Compulsory for all candidates and carries 60% weightage.

Section 2- General Science/Agriculture

Candidates can appear either in General Science or in Agriculture and carries 40% weightage

CET Exam Pattern

  • Duration: Three hours
  • No of Questions: 200 multiple choice questions
  • Medium: English 

Subjects

Questions

Physics

66

Chemistry

66

Biology/Agriculture or Home Science OR
Mathematics

68
34

Punjab Agriculture University Important details

The seat distribution for the College of Agriculture, Ludhiana and the college of agriculture engineering and technology is given below. The candidates are also advised to check the courses offered by each college.

Seats Offered in College of Agriculture, Ludhiana


Programme

Duration

Entrance
Test

General &
Reserved

ICAR

B.Sc. Agri (Hons.)  

4 years

CET

80

14

 B.Tech. Biotech.

4 years

CET

60

-

 B.Tech. Food Tech

4 years

CET

60

-

B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.),
at Institute of Agriculture 

6 years

AAT

60

-

B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.),
at Institute of Agriculture,
Gurdaspur 

6 years

AAT

60

-

 

Seats Offered in College of Agri Eng. & Technology, Ludhiana

The admission to B.Tech (Agri Engg.) will be done on the basis of JEE Main 2018 to be conducted by CBSE, New Delhi. Counselling will be conducted by PTU, Kapurthala.

Programme

Duration

Entrance
Test

General &
Reserved

ICAR

 B.Tech (Agri Engg.) 

4 years

Admission
Through
JEE Main

70

12

 

PAU Prospectus

Punjab Agriculture University Contact

Address:

Punjab Agricultural University
Ludhiana-141004
Punjab, INDIA 

Contact Details:

Assistant Registrar (Academic)
Mr Vinod Malhotra
Phone; 0161-2401960-79, Ext. 286
e-mail: academic@pau.edu