Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) PG Admissions 2020: Courses, Application Process, Entrance Exam

Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) offers three Under Graduat and three post graduate programme in various disciplines. It also offers Ph.D. programmes in 23 disciplines. All candidates desires of getting admission to PG programmes in KAU have to qualify an entrance exam conducted by the university.

KAU offers all PG and Ph.D. programme at following campus in Kerala.

Admission to PG courses in based on Performance in entrance exam and academic performance. Check KAU Admission 

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture,
M.Sc (Agriculture),
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering
Admission Link

How to apply for M.Tech, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programme?

You can apply online or download application forms for PG courses from the official website of KAU. Application forms and prospectus for admission to the above PG programmes are available in the official website of KAU. You should apply for PG and Ph.D. Programme programme through online and take a printout of hard copy of the application.

You should send a hard copy of application form along with the required documents and fees  details to the Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, KAU P.O., Thrissur, Kerala - 680 656 within 7 days to the last date prescribed for the submission of online application.

Application Fee:

For Master Degree Programme

  • General Candidates: INR 1000/-
  • SC/ST Candidates: INR 500/-

For Ph.D. Programme

  • General Candidates: INR 1250/-
  • SC/ST Candidates: INR 750/-

Make Payment of Application Fee:

If you belong to Kerala then you can remit application fee at any branch o SBT Bank. If you belong to another state then you should pay application through Demand draft drawn I favour of Comptroller, KAU at SBT, KAU main campus branch.

  • For Keralite Students: Fee may be remitted by pay in slip at any SBT Branch in the state, to the Kerala Agricultural University Comptroller’s SB Account No. 57006546701 maintained at SBT, KAU Branch Main Campus, Vellanikkara and the counterfoil of the remittance slip must be attached along with the hardcopy of application form send to University.
  • For Students outside Kerala: The application fee shall be paid by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Comptroller, KAU, Vellanikkara payable at the SBT, KAU Campus Branch, Vellanikkara and the DD should be enclosed with the hard copy of application.

Required documents to send with Application Form

  • Remittance slip/Demand Draft for the application fee
  • Community Certificate and Income Certificate
  • No objection certificate (NOC) and experience certificate (in case of in-service candidates)
  • Self attested copies of certificates in proof of age, qualifications, mark list of qualifying examination, sports activities.
  • Self attested copy of Residential certificate (in the case of candidates from Kerala)

Note: All candidates applying for Ph.D. Programme shall submit a project proposal along with the application forms.

Eligibility Criteria

The KAU offers two year M.Tech. programme in following disciplines at Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Tavanur:

  • M.Tech. Agricultural Engineering (Farm Power & Machinery)
  • M.Tech. Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Engineering)
  • M.Tech. Agricultural Engineering (Agricultural Processing & Food Engineering)

Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech programmes:

You must have a bachelor degree in Agricultural Engineering or an equivalent degree recognized by KAU with an OGPA of 6.50/10.00 for General Category and 6.00/10.00 for SC/ST candidates. Students in the final semester of their degree programme are also eligible to apply. However, the result notification should be produced at the time of Entrance Examination for PG Course.

Check Fee Structure of M.Tech, M.Sc. and other programmes offerd by KAU   

Reservation of Seats

25% of the seats shall be reserved for the eligible candidates sponsored by the ICAR based on All India Entrance Examination. One seat each for M Sc. (Ag.) Plant Biotechnology and M Sc. (Ag.) Plant Pathology will be reserved for the candidates from the Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

Selection Procedure

For the PG pogrammes except Ph.D., selections process will be based on performance in written test and interview. There will be an entrance exam of two hours duration for Master programme. The questions will be MCQ type. You will be considered for admission only if you secure a minimum of 40% marks (35% for SC/ST candidates) in the entrance examination.

You will be ranked on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by you as follows.

  • Entrance Exam: 50
  • Academic Merit: 40
  • Experience: 05
  • Sports/Arts/Publication: 05

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



punith kumar G D

When was pg councilling starts??

27 Aug, 2018 08:36
Akansha Expert

Hi Punith, The contact number of the university is 0487-2438011,2438050 they Will help You regarding the Counselling dates.

27 Aug, 2018 15:30
Sushma s

When was hallticket was released for pg entrance exam

19 Jul, 2018 23:59
Akansha Expert

Hi Sushma, Yet the date is not released you may please get in tuch with the Official website to know about the Admit card for the Entrance Exam.

23 Jul, 2018 15:56
shaik nasreen

Hai this is Nasreen will u plss tell me why was councelling date have been post poned due u have any contact phone no of university if u have pls send me 

11 Aug, 2018 12:10
Ritika Sharma

Hi Nasreen, The contact number of the university is 0487-2438011 , 2438050.

17 Aug, 2018 15:05

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