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MCAER PG CET 2021 Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility and Exam Pattern

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MCAER PGCET 2021: Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board (MAUEB) conducts the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to various Post Graduate Programs in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) in Maharashtra. 

  • MCAER PG CET 2021 will be conducted from March 14 – 16, 2021 in offline mode (tentatively).
  • MCAER PG CET Registration will be started with the release of official notification on December 9, 2020 (tentatively). 
  • Application fee for Open Category candidates is INR 800 and INR 600 for Reserved category candidates.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor degree from the recognized university can apply.
  • The exam consists of 200 objective type questions. There is no negative marking. Check MCAER PG CET Exam Pattern
  • MCAER PG CET Syllabus comprises Agriculture, Agril. Engg., Agril.Bio.Tech., Horticulture, Home Science and Forestry.


MCAER PG CET 2021 Highlights

Exam Name MCAER PG CET (Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research)
Conducting Body Maharashtra Council of Agriculture Education & Research
Applying Mode Online
Courses offered Post Graduate Courses in Agriculture
Exam Level State Level
Total Questions 200
Eligibility criteria Candidates must have completed a 4-year graduation degree from a recognized university in such courses B.Sc. (Agri.) / B.B.A. (Agriculture) / B.Sc. (ABM) / B.Sc. (BBM) / B.Sc. (Agri. Bio-Tech.) / B.Sc. (Horti.) / B.Sc. (Forestry) degree or equivalent degree.
Application Fee

INR 600 for General/ OBC
INR 300 for Reserved categories
INR 600 for other state candidates


MCAER PG CET 2021 Exam Date

MCAER PG CET dates are yet to be declared. Candidates can go through the tentative dates  

Event Date (tentative)
Date of Notification December 9, 2019
Last Date of Receiving Online Applications January 11, 2021
Last Date of Payment of Fees through Challan January 15, 2021
Date of Grievances for Student January 27 – 31, 2021
Date of Display of final eligible candidates List February 03, 2021
Date of Online Admit Cards March 04, 2021
Date of MCAER PG CET 2021 March 14 – 16, 2021
Date of Display of Answer Keys of all streams March 27, 2021 
Declaration of Result March 29, 2021 
Availability of Score Card September 10, 2021
MCAER PG CET Counselling October 4, 2021, (On Hold)

MCAER PG CET 2021 Eligibility

MCAER CET 2021 eligibility criteria vary from course to course. Listed below are eligibility criteria for MCAER CET exam for PG courses:

Degree Eligibility
M.Sc. (Agri.) B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B.B.M. (Agri.) / B.Sc. (A.B.M) or B. Tech. (Food Sc. / Tech.)* or B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.)** or B. Sc. (Hon.) Home Science***of Agril. the university only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Agri.)
M.Sc. (Hort.) B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) of Agril. the university only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Hort.)
M.Sc. (Forestry) B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) of Agril. the university only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Forestry)
M.Sc. (Home Science) B.Sc. (Hon.) Home Science of Agril. University only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Home Sc.)
M.Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) of Agril. University only or B.F.Sc. and passing CET for M.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology.)
M.Tech. (Agri. Engg.) B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) of Agril. University only and passing CET for M.Tech. (Agril. Engg.)
M.Tech. (Food Tech.) B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) of Agril. University only and passing CET for M.Tech. (Food Tech.)
M.B.A. (Agri) B.B.M. (Agri.) / B. Sc. (A.B.M) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) or B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) or B.Sc. (Hon.) Home Sc. of Agril. university only or B.F.Sc.and passing CET for M.B.A. (Agri.)
M.F.Sc. B.F.Sc. and passing CET for M.F.Sc.
M.Sc. (P.H.M.) B.B.M. (Agri.) / B. Sc. (A.B.M) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) or B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) or B.Sc. (Hon.) Home Sc. of Agril. university only or B.F.Sc. and passing CET for Post Harvest Management (PHM)

* For M.Sc. (Agri) Food Science & Technology B.Tech (Food Science / Tech.) students are also eligible.

** For M.Sc. (Agri) Agril. Meteorology, B.Tech. (Agril. Engg. ) students are also eligible.

*** For M.Sc. (Agri) Agril. Extension Education, B. Sc. (Hon.) Home Science students are also eligible.


MCAER PG CET 2021 Application form

MCAER PG CET 2021 application form is available till January 11, 2021 in online mode (tentatively). Candidates are required to take help of the following instructions for filling the online application form:

  1. Applicants should have a valid Email ID and Mobile Number.
  2. Before filling Online Application, Form Download Information Bulletin of PG-CET 2021 and read the same carefully.
  3. Upload scanned photograph and signature (Size of Photograph and Signature should not be greater than 35KB, 30KB respectively).
  4. There is provision to make changes in online MCAER PG CET 2021 Application Form, before clicking on Submit Button.
  5. There is no provision to make changes in the online Application Form one’s the Submit Button clicked.
  6. After submitting the Online Application Form, the candidate should take a printout of Acknowledgement.
  7. Required fee is printed on Acknowledgement.
  8. Pay the fee through online payment facility using State Bank of India collect link which is available on mcaer.org after one working day of filling online Application Form.
  9. Payment can be done through various options, State Bank ATM-cum-Debit Card/SBI Branches (Cash/Transfer)/Other Bank’s Debit Card and Credit Card/NEFT/RTS/GRPT through Branch/Internet Banking of other Banks/Online GRPT through INB/ATM Card of our Associate Banks/Mobile Banking and Self Service Kiosk.

MCAER PG CET 2021 Application fee

The application of a candidate for MCAER PG CET 2021 will be successfully submitted only when he/she has made submitted the required application fee. The details with regards to application feet are tabled below:

Category of Candidate Application fee to be paid (in INR)
Male/Transgender (General/OBC) 800
Female candidates 800
Physically handicapped (General) 800
SC 600
ST 600
Other State Candidates 800

Candidates can submit the application fee either through online mode that is debit card/ATM card, online wallet etc or through offline channels such as through bank mode, by filling in the challan issued by MCAER PG CET 2021  conducting authority after filling the application form (only if you choose offline payment mode).


MCAER PG CET 2021 Admit Card

  • MCAER PG CET 2021 Admit Card will be available to download from March 2021 (tentatively) in online mode only.
  • The Hall Ticket is to be downloaded from MCAER PG CET official website - mcaer.org
  • No candidate will receive MCAER PG CET Admit card via e-mail or post.
  • Any discrepancy in the details provided during MCAER PG CET 2021 Registration and mentioned on admit card should be immediately reported to the concerned authorities.

How to download MCAER PG CET 2021 Admit Card? 

Step 1: Visit the official website of MCAER.

Step 2: Click on the admit card tab/link.

Step 3: Enter Application Number and Password.

Step 4: Click on the Submit button.

Step 5: View and download MCAER PG CET Admit Card.

Step 6: Take clear print of the admit card for MCAER CET exam.


MCAER PG CET 2021 Exam Center

Candidates are advised to give their respective choices of MCAER PG CET 2021 examination cities while filling up the MCAER PG CET 2021 Application Form. However, the right of allotment of the centre is reserved by the Board. Requests for change of examination centre will not be entertained.

The list of MCAER PG CET 2021 Exam Centers is given below:

Name of the Centre Center
College of Agriculture, Pune 01
College of Agriculture, Akola 02
College of Agriculture, Nagpur 03
College of Agriculture, Parbhani 04
College of Agriculture, Dapoli 05
Dr. A.S. College of Agril. Engg., Rahuri 06
College of Agriculture, Kolhapur 07
College of Agriculture, Dhule 08
College of Agriculture, Latur 09
College of Agriculture, Badnapur 10
College of Agricultural Biotechnology, Yavatmal 11
College of Agriculture, Karad 12
College of Agriculture, Ambejogai 13
College of Agriculture, Sonapur (Gadchiroli) 14

MCAER PG CET 2021 Exam Pattern

There are ten different exams conducted under the umbrella of MCAER PG CET 2021. The detailed MCAER PG CET 2021 Exam Pattern is mentioned below:

  • MCAER PG CET 2021 is of 200 marks.
  • The questions will be of objective type.
  • Candidates have to darken the answer to the respective number of the question in the OMR sheet with black ink ballpoint pen only.
  • Every objective question would carry one mark.
  • More than one answer for a question would be treated as an incorrect answer.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • The answer once marked is final; any change in the option once marked, will amount to an invalid/incorrect response.
  • Scratching, overwriting, tick mark and multiple answers will be considered as wrong answers and no marks will be allotted to them.

MCAER PG CET 2021 Result

MCAER PG CET 2021 Result has been announced on March 29, 2021 at the official website. Candidates can check their results by undertaking the following simple steps:

  • Visit MCAER PG CET 2021 official website.
  • Click on MCAER PG CET 2021 Results.
  • Enter your roll number.
  • Click on submit.
  • Your result would get displayed on the screen.
  • Download it and take a print out.

Based on these results counselling will be done for allotment of seats under various disciplines of UG/PG courses.


MCAER PG CET 2021 Counselling

Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the MCAER PG CET 2021 and their respective CGPA score in bachelor’s level a merit list would be prepared. Candidates scoring higher marks would be placed higher in the merit list whereas those scoring lower marks would hover at the bottom.

  • Counselling process for MCAER PG CET 2021 begins in the month of September 2021.
  • Candidates whose name appear in MCAER PG CET 2021 Merit list would be called for the document verification process.
  • After the document verification, candidates would be allowed to take part in the registration and choice locking process.
  • Counselling would be done on the basis of: -
  1. Candidate’s performance in the MCAER PG CET 2021 merit list.
  2. Choice locked by the candidate at the time of choice locking process.
  • The decision of board would be final in all regards related to seat allotment and admissions.

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

Comments


5 Comments
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mouneesh
I got 13 th rank in mcaer pg cet Agri Biotechnology and I from other state can I get seat in mpkv rahuri
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Mouneesh, as per your rank, you have high chances of getting admission in the desired institute.
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sowjanya vallapu
I got 130 marks in mcaer pgcet I belong to other state category Will I get a seat
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prashansha kesarwani
Hi Sowjanya, Yes you will get a seat under OS Quota i.e. Other State Quota. Admission to different institute would be based on the merit formulated by considering 70% of the MCAER PG CET score and 30% of the CGPA of the students.
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komal ashok panchal
I'm I applicable for msc horticulture as I preferred bsc from botany if yes then Plzz guide me
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Komal, this depends on the college in which you are applying for admission as the eligibility criteria varies for each college. Kindly mention the name of the concerned college so that we can provide you the relevant information.
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sowmyapriya
IS STUDENT COMPLETED UG IN OTHER STATE IS ELIGIBLE FOR PG ENTRANCE OR NOT ?
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akansha expert
Hi Sir, Admission is based on the college Admission Procedure, as every college has their own criteria for the relevant course.
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sushma s
When was the document verification date and counselling date plzz specify me
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garima bansal
Hi SushmA, The counselling will be conducted from the third week of July 2018. Candidates have to attend the counselling as per the given dates.

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