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Agriculture

FPJ Bureau | Updated on: Sunday, June 02, 2019, 06:22 AM IST

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I would like you to name a few agricultural colleges in India for the undergraduate level.

Shefali Shetty Dear Shefali, After completing HSC in Maharashtra, you could apply for undergraduate programmes in agriculture in the agricultural un

iversities in the state on the basis of merit in HSC exam. Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research ( Maharashtra State), Bhosalenagar, Pune coordinates admissions to State Agricultural Universities in Maharashtra. The requirement is completing HSC or equivalent with the subject combinations given below: · Physics, chemistry, biology and English for BSc ( Agriculture); BSc ( Horticulture); BSc ( Forestry); BFSc ( Fishery Science); · Physics, chemistry, maths and English for BTech ( Agriculture Engineering); · Physics, chemistry, biology, maths and English for BTech ( Food Science); and

· Any stream arts/ commerce/ science for admission into BSc ( Home Science) open to male and female candidates.

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State Agricultural Universities in Maharashtra include Dr Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli; Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola; Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri and Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani.

At the all India level, consider G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar and Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture at BHU, Varanasi. Listings are indicative.

An all India entrance examination is held every year in May for admission to undergraduate programme and for the award of National Talent Scholarship in agriculture and allied subjects other than veterinary science. It is conducted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi and notified in February. Through this examination you may apply for all India seats in various agricultural universities across the country.

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Published on: Monday, January 09, 2012, 05:30 AM IST