Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV) is an agricultural university imparting professional agricultural education, research and training since its establishment in 1956. The university has 12 constituent and 37 affiliated colleges which offer admission to the following UG degree programmes:
B.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology
B.Sc. Home Science (Honours)
B.Tech. Food Technology
B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering
Only candidates with the relevant qualifications can register for the above mentioned programmes. Seats are reserved for people who belong to different categories such as SC/ST/BC BC etc. as well as special categories viz. Differently-abled, Children of Freedom Fighter etc.
Eligible candidates can apply through the online application forms available on the official MCAER websiteand submit them upon completion with the required processing fee. Admission to the graduate programmes is done on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test.
Mode of Application
Online & Offline Both
START DATE - END DATE
18th Jan, 2019 - 25th Mar, 2019
B.Sc , B.Sc (Agriculture) & BE/B.Tech
18th Jan - 25th Mar , 2019
Availability of admit card
24th Apr - 10th May , 2019
Date of Entrance Examination
10th May, 2019
Eligibility: Candidate should have passed 10+2 standard examination or an equivalent Examination, from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English/pass in Agriculture Polytechnic
The university offers B.Sc. in the following disciplines:
B.Sc. Horticulture (4 years)
B.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology (4 years)
B.Tech. Food Technology (4 years)
Eligibility: Candidate should have passed 12th standard examination from a recognized board or an equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
Note: In case of B.Tech. Food Technology / B.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology/ B.Sc. Horticulture, candidates who have not studied Mathematics shall have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective University during the first year of degree
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Home Science)
Eligibility: Candidate should have passed 12th standard examination from a recognized board or an equivalent Examination, in Arts / Science / Commerce with English.
B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering (4 years)
Eligibility: Candidate should have passed 12th standard examination from a recognized board or an equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
How to Apply
B.Sc (Agriculture) , BE/B.Tech & B.Sc
Candidate can download the prospectus and concerned application form available at the official MCAER website
Along with duly filled-in applications, candidates have to submit application fee of Rs. 600 (Rs. 300 in case of SC/ST/OBC) through Net Banking or DD or by Challan in state bank of India branch. DD should be drawn in favour of “Financial Advisor, MCAER, Pune” and payable at Pune
All category Candidates (including reserved & unreserved) from states other than Maharashtra must pay an application fee of Rs. 600/- through DD
Printout of a duly filled-in application along with recent passport size photograph and relevant documents must be sent to any of the Application Receipt Centres of the institution
Note: Candidates who have passed 10+2 with Agriculture Polytechnic must submit 2 forms. The marks of Agriculture Polytechnic should be attached to one copy and marks obtained in 12th standard should be enclosed with the second form.
Candidates have to submit application form along with the following self-attested documents:
Mark sheet /Grade card of qualifying examination
School / College (Last attended) Leaving Certificate
Bonafide Certificate in case of candidate admitted by ICAR quota
Migration Certificate (if applicable)
Domicile Certificate / Residential Certificate
Caste Certificate (if applicable)
'Non-Creamy Layer Certificate' issued on or after April 01 or valid upto the date of submission of application form
Certificate of ‘Project Affected Person’ issued by the District Resettlement Officer of Government of Maharashtra
N.C.C. ‘B’ or ‘C’ / Air / Naval /Army wing Certificate
Certificate of Games/Sports/Debate/Essay/Elocution issued by the District Sports Officer
A Certificate of the Freedom Fighter of the applicant’s parents issued under the signature of the Honourable Prime Minister / Chief Minister of Maharashtra State
N.S.S. Certificate issued by the Competent Authority
Defence Personnel Certificate from Zilla Sainik Board
‘No-Objection Certificate’ from the Employer in case of Inservice Candidate
Migrant/Displaced students from Jammu and Kashmir State should submit Certificate from the Competent Authority
Certificate of Handicapped issued by the Competent Authority (if applicable)
Economical Backward Class (EBC) Certificate issued on or after January 01
B.Sc , BE/B.Tech & B.Sc (Agriculture)
Admission to all UG programmes shall be done on the basis of marks obtained in Common Entrance Test, conducted by MAHARASHTRA COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (MCAER).
First 30% seats will be allotted to candidates who have a domicile of Maharashtra or have passed Higher Secondary School Certificate from the State of Maharashtra.
Rest 70% of the total capacity will be allotted to students who have passed qualifying examination from school or institution in the University area.
2% seats are allotted to students from other States.
30% seats are reserved for Female candidates.
19% seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes.
13% seats are reserved for Schedule Caste.
8% seats are reserved for Nomadic Tribes.
7% seats are reserved for Schedule Tribes.
6% seats are reserved for Agriculturist and Children of Agriculturist who possess minimum qualification or experience in Agriculture.
The following scholarships are provided to the meritorious and deserving candidates:
Government of India Scholarship to reserved category students
Free Studentship to the students of Economically Backward Classes
Government of India National Loan Scholarship
Government of India Merit-cum-means Scholarship (ICAR) / Government of India Post matric Scholarship to SC and ST candidates (ICAR)
Merit-cum-Means Scholarship (Government of Maharashtra)
Hostel facility is available for a limited number of students in the colleges of the universities on merit basis.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College