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Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences Undergraduate and MA Admissions 2018

Updated On: JUN 14TH, 2017

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS) formerly known as Allahabad Agricultural Institute is a government aided deemed university located in Allahabad. It is certified as a Christian Minority Educational Institution. It is one of the oldest universities in India and was established in 1910 aimed towards improving the economic status of rural population. It became the first institute in India to offer a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1942. Since its inception, the institute has produced many notable scientists, geneticists, and agricultural engineers.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has placed SHIATS in the list of elite category 'A' deemed universities on the basis of the expert committee recommendation. The university has been re-accredited with a CGPA of 3.14 on a four-point scale and has received an ‘A’ grade from the NAAC. SHIATS was also accredited in 2009 by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and in 2010 by Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE).

The academic infrastructure of the university is organized into eight faculties (8) — which are divided into twenty two (22) constituent schools. It contains a total of seventy eight (78) academic departments and three (3) research centres with emphasis on scientific, agricultural, technological education and research.

The University invites Applications for admission to the various Undergraduate and Master of Arts (MA) Programme for the academic year 2017-18. The undergraduate programmes are for a duration of three and four years as per the requirement of the course and the MA Programme is for a duration of two years. The admission to the all the programmes is based on the Entrance Test conducted by the University on June 6th, 2017, with different papers depending on the course. The admission procedure begins on December 1st, 2017 and must be completed either online or manually by May 20th, 2017.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    01st Dec, 2017 - 25th May, 2018


Important Dates

B.Sc , BE/B.Tech , BCA , BBA/BBM & B.Com
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 01st Dec, 2017 - 25th May, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc

Bachelor of Science Programme (3 Years)

  • (PCM) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • (PMCS) Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science]
  • (ZBC) Zoology, Botany, Chemistry
  • (LSCFS) Life Sc., Chemistry, Forensic Science
  • PCFS) Physics, Chemistry, Forensic Science
  • Film Production and Mass Communication
  • Animation and Visual Effects

Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Programme (4 years)

  • Dairying
  • Food Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Computer Science
  • Forestry

Eligibility:You should have passed 10+2 Examination from a recognised Board, with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with Mathematics or Biology.

Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Home Science (4 years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination from a recognised Board, with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with Mathematics or Biology, or 10+2 Home Science with Chemistry and Biology or 10+2 in other streams having science up to Class 10th with at least 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category.

BE/B.Tech

Bachelor of Technology Programme (4 years)

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with Mathematics or Biology or both of them, from a recognised Board.

Bachelor of Technology Programme (4 years)

  • Dairy Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Engineering

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination from a recognised Board, with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with Mathematics or Biology or both of them, or Agriculture with at least 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category.

BCA

Bachelor of Computer Application Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed the 10+2 Examination with Mathematics as one of the subject or Agriculture.

BBA/BBM

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination in any discipline from a recognised Board.

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) Agriculture Business Management

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination with any of the following combinations:

  • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Inter Agriculture
  • Commerce

B.Com

Bachelor of Commerce Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination in any discipline with minimum 45% marks, from a recognised Board.

BA

Bachelor of Arts Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination in any discipline with minimum 45% marks, from a recognised Board. This course is only for women candidates.

Bachelor of Arts Programme (3 Years)

  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Advertising and Print Journalism
  • Film Making and Mass Communication
  • Animation and Visual Effects

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 in any discipline from a recognised Board.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Psychology Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 in any Discipline from a recognised Board.

B.Pharm

Bachelor of Pharmacy Programme (4 years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with Mathematics or Biology, from a recognised Board.

MA

Master of Arts Programme (2 Years)

  • Education
  • Economics
  • English
  • Anthropology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)

Eligibility:

For Education and Economics: You should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised institution. These specializations are available only to women.

For English: You should be a graduate in English.

For Anthropology: You should have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in any discipline.

For Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology and HRM: You should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in case of general category and 45% marks in case of reserved category.


How To Apply

You can obtain the Application Form and Prospectus either online from the University website, or manually from the University. If you are getting it in person, it will be available for Rs. 400 which can be paid in cash. If you are accessing the Application Form online, its cost will be included in the Application fee. The form must be submitted by May 20th, 2017.

Manual Submission of Application Form

You must fill the Application Form with the required personal and educational details. You must also affix a recent passport size photograph in the space provided.

Pay the Application fee of Rs. 1000 through a Demand Draft in favour of SHIATS, payable at Allahabad or a university cash receipt of the aforesaid amount.

The duly signed Application Form along with the Demand Draft or cash receipt must be submitted at the following address:

The Registrar,

SHIATS, PO. Agricultural Institute,

Allahabad, UP - 211007

Online Submission of Application Form

Step 1: You should go to the University website and click on “Online Application Form”

Step 2: You must then fill the Application Form with the required personal and educational details.

Step 3: Submit the Application Form by clicking on the Submit button. After you submit the form, you will get the Online Application Form with the Query Number and Query Code. This is the Confirmation that your Form has been successfully submitted.

Step 4: You should then upload a passport size photograph of not more than 40kb in size.

Step 5: You must then take a print out of the Application Form.

Step 6: Pay the Application fee of Rs. 1400 in either of the following ways:

  • Demand Draft in favour of SHIATS, payable at Allahabad
  • Challan: PNB or Axis Bank Challan
  • Online SBI Collect

Step 7: You should then affix a photograph on the printed Application Form. Mention your query number, Name and Contact Number on the back of the Payment Details and send them to the following address:

The Registrar,

SHIATS, PO. Agricultural Institute,

Allahabad, UP - 211007


Selection Process

The selection for the Undergraduate courses will be based on an Entrance Test conducted by the University. There shall be two sets of test papers – UG 1 and UG 2 of which candidates must choose one depending on their qualifying subjects:

  • UG 1: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Home science
  • UG 2: Agriculture, Arts Subjects and Commerce

UG – 1

The test paper will consist of a total of 160 questions to be completed in a duration of two years. The compulsory section will have 40 questions of general aptitude. The Optional section consists of questions from Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Home Science and Chemistry, each carrying 40 questions. Candidates are required attempt any three Subjects as per their qualifying examination and subject group code filled in the admission form, from among the Optional subjects.

UG – 2

The test paper will consist of a total of 160 questions to be completed in a duration of two years. The compulsory section will have 40 questions of general aptitude. The Optional section consists of questions from Agriculture, Arts Subjects and Commerce, each carrying 120 questions. Candidates are required attempt any one Subject as per their qualifying examination and subject group code filled in the admission form, from among the Optional subjects.


Reservation Criteria

There is 50% of reservation of seats for candidates of the Christian community and the remaining 50% seats are available for general category candidates strictly by merit.

For the programmes in fields of agriculture, agricultural engineering and allied sciences, 15% of the seats will be filled through the all India Entrance test conducted by ICAR and the rest of the 85% of the seats by the Entrance Test conducted by SHIATS.


Notes

There is provision for scholarship to be provided by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to eligible candidates of SC/ST/Minority/OBC/General category of Uttar Pradesh only.

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