MCAER PG CET 2020 Syllabus, Important Topics and Books

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
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    MAUEB (Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board) is declared the official MCAER PG CET 2020 Syllabus. The MCAER PG CET syllabus gives aspirants idea about question paper and pattern of questions. We have curated the updated stream-wise syllabus of MCAER PG CET. 

    MCAER PG CET Exam PatternMCAER PG CET ResultMCAER PG CET Cutoff

    Through MCAER PG Common Entrance Test, candidates are evaluated based on their graduation streams. However, in case of the streams to which students of other eligible streams are allowed to appear, 80 % questions are from the mainstream and 20 % from the syllabi of other eligible streams.

    • Agronomy: There are 24 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Principles of Agronomy, Practical Crop Production, Weed Management etc.
    • Botany: There are 20 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Environmental Science, Principles of Plant Breeding etc.
    • Soil Science: There are 12 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Soil Chemistry, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management etc.
    • Plant Pathology: There are 13 questions of 1 mark each. This section tests a candidate’s vigilance about the Introductory Plant Pathology.
    • Horticulture: There are 9 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Production Technology of Fruit Crops, Vegetables etc.
    • Agricultural Extension: There are 8 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Fundamentals of Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology etc.
    • Agricultural Economics: There are 12 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Principles of Agricultural Economics etc.
    • Animal Science & Dairy Science: There are 8 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Livestock Production and Management etc.
    • Agricultural Entomology: There are 11 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Insect Ecology, Integrated Pest Management and Beneficial Insects etc.
    • Agricultural Engineering: There are 8 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Introduction to Computer and Applications etc.

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Agronomy

    Agronomy Section in MCAER PG CET 2020 contains questions based on Agronomy studied by students at graduation level.

    • There are total 24 questions asked from this section.
    • While the topics covered in this section are not that difficult but do require immense practice and good command over Agronomy.
    MCAER PG CET Agronomy Syllabus
    Principles of AgronomyPractical Crop Production (I) (Kharif Crops)
    Agricultural MeteorologyField Crops-(II) (Rabi Crops)
    Introductory AgriculturePractical Crop Production (II) (Rabi Crops)
    Water Management including Micro irrigationWeed Management
    Field Crops – (I) (Kharif Crops)Farming Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Botany

    • The Botany section carries 20 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Botany section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Botany Syllabus
    Environmental ScienceBreeding of field and Horticultural crops
    Principles of geneticsPrinciples of Plant Biotechnology
    Principles of Plant BreedingPrinciples of Seed Technology
    Crop Physiology -

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Soil Science

    • MCAER PG CET 2020 will have 13 questions from Soil Science Section.
    • Soil Science consists of a variety of questions Soil Chemistry and Bio Chemistry.
    MCAER PG CET Soil Science Syllabus
    Introduction to Soil ScienceManures, Fertilizers and Agrochemicals
    Soil Chemistry, Soil Fertility and Nutrient ManagementBiochemistry

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Plant Pathology

    • The Plant Pathology section carries 13 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Plant Pathology section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Plant Pathology Syllabus
    Introductory Plant PathologyDiseases of Field Crops and their Management
    Agricultural MicrobiologyDiseases of Horticultural Crops and their Management
    Principles of Plant Pathology-

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Horticulture

    • The Horticulture section carries 9 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Horticulture section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Horticulture Syllabus
    Production Technology of Fruit CropsProduction Technology of Spices, Aromatics, Medicinal and Plantation Crops
    Production Technology of Vegetables and FlowersPost-Harvest Management and Value addition of Fruits and Vegetable

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Agricultural Extension

    • The Agricultural Extension section carries 8 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Agricultural Extension section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Agricultural Extension Syllabus
    Fundamentals of Rural Sociology and Educational PsychologyExtension Methodologies for Transfer of Agricultural Technology
    Dimensions of Agricultural ExtensionEntrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Agricultural Economics

    • The Agricultural Economics section carries 12 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Agricultural Economics section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Agricultural Economics Syllabus
    Principles of Agricultural EconomicsAgricultural Marketing, Trade and Prices
    Production Economics and Farm ManagementAgri-Business Management
    Agricultural Finance & Co-operationStatistics

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Animal Science & Dairy Science

    • The Animal Science & Dairy Science section carries 8 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Animal Science & Dairy Science section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Animal Science & Dairy Science Syllabus
    Livestock Production and ManagementTechnology of milk and milk Products
    Livestock Breeding and NutritionSheep & Goat production

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Agricultural Entomology

    • The Agricultural Entomology section carries 11 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Agricultural Entomology section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Agricultural Entomology Syllabus
    Insect Morphology and SystematicCrop Pests and Stored Grain Pests and their Management
    Insect Ecology, Integrated Pest Management and Beneficial InsectsIntroductory Nematology

    MCAER PG CET Syllabus 2020 for Agricultural Engineering

    • The Agricultural Engineering section carries 8 questions, each carrying one mark.
    • Here is a list of topics that candidates must cover for Agricultural Engineering section of MCAER PG CET 2020:
    MCAER PG CET Agricultural Engineering Syllabus
    Fundamentals of Soil and Water Conservation EngineeringFarm Power and Machinery
    Introduction to Computer and ApplicationsProtected Cultivation and Post-Harvest Technology

    MCAER PG CET 2020 Preparation Books

    Here are some of the most recommended preparation books for MCAER PG CET 2020 all sections:

    SectionBookAuthor(s)
    AgronomyObjective Agronomy for Competitive ExaminationsGangadhar Nanda, P.J. Mishra
    BotanyObjective BotanyR. Gupta
    Soil ScienceSoil Science at a glanceAM Latare, GR Mahajan, KA Chobhe
    Plant PathologyAn Objective Book of Plant Pathogens:C Ashwini
    HorticultureInstant HorticultureS N Gupta
    Agricultural ExtensionA Quick View on Agricultural ExtensionDr Jitendra Chauhan
    Agricultural EconomicsAgricultural EconomicsDr. K. Srinivas
    Animal Science & Dairy ScienceA Question Bank on Animal ScienceS.C. Tripathi, R.J. Sharma, A.K. Upadhyay
    Agricultural EntomologyFundamentals of Agricultural EntomologyShravan M Haldhar
    Agricultural EngineeringQuestion Bank on Agriculture EngineeringGarg and Chandra

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

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    AKSHAY PANGARE

    mam, can i get the previous year question papers of MCAER MBA exam.

    14 Oct, 2019 13:09
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Akshay, you can get previous year question papers from the official website of MCAER.

    14 Oct, 2019 14:46
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    Shreyansh Meshram

    Sir i am b.sc agriculture student and i am going to appear in MCAER entrance examination for agromony stream. Would you please suggest me any refrence or question bank for prepration for this examination

    10 Jan, 2019 16:18
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    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sir, You can take the help from google or youtube for the study in the entrance exam.

    10 Jan, 2019 17:34
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    Hemant Pustode

    Sir last yr Question pepper midtil ky

    24 Dec, 2018 10:32
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    shubh pandit

    sir do u have previous year question papers ?

    05 Dec, 2018 18:23

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