ANGRAU invites applications for B.Sc in Agriculture and B.Tech in Food Technology for the academic session 2020-21. The last date to apply for both the programmes is Dec 2, 2020. Admission is based on EAMCET score.

Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, popularly known as ANGRAU. The university has been ranked 219 in all over India. ANGRAU offers UG, PG, Ph.D and Polytechnic courses in the streams like Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Home Science, etc.

Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University Important Dates

Registration Deadline for B.Sc (Agriculture) and B.Tech (Food Technology) 23 Nov - 02 Dec, 2020

Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University Highlights

Official Website
University Type State
Entrance Test

National: EAMCET

University: AGRIENGCET, AGRICET, Entrance Test

Admission Mode Online and Offline
Other Facts
  • 4000+ Students
  • 5000+ Faculty

Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University Courses

ANGRAU offers various degrees, doctoral and polytechnic courses in the field of Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Home Science. Tabulated below are the details for same:

UG Courses

Course Specialization Eligibility Fees (INR)
B.Sc. Hons. Agriculture
  • 10+2 (HSC) with Physical Science, Biological or Natural Science
  • Obtained a valid score in EAMCET
Community Science 10+2 (HSC) with Mathematics, Biological/Natural Science and Physical Science
B.Sc. Hons. (Lateral Entry) Agriculture
  • Diploma in Agriculture, Seed Technology and Organic Farming
  • Obtained a valid score in AGRICET
B.Tech Food Technology
  • 10+2 (HSC) with Mathematics/Biological/Natural Science and Physical Science
  • Obtained a valid score in EAMCET
Agricultural Engineering
  • 10+2 (HSC) with Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Obtained a valid score in EAMCET
B.Tech (Lateral Entry) Agricultural Engineering
  • Diploma in Agricultural Engineering
  • Obtained a valid score in AGRIENGCET

 PG Courses

Course Specialization Eligibility Fees (INR)
M.Tech Soil and Water Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering, Farm Machinery & Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Obtained a valid marks in Entrance Test conducted by the university
Food Technology
  • B.Tech (Food Technology)
  • Obtained a valid marks in Entrance Test conducted by the university
M.Sc. Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Crop Physiology, Agricultural Extension, Seed Science & Technology, etc
  • B.Sc. (Ag.)/B.Sc. (CA&BM)
  • Obtained a valid marks in Entrance Test conducted by the university
MBA Agri-business Management
  • B.Sc. (Ag./Horticulture) or B.Tech. (Ag.Engg.) or B.V.Sc. & AH / B.F.Sc. / B.H.Sc. (H.Sc.)/ B.Tech (Dairying)/ B.Tech (Food Processing & Technology) / B.Tech /B.Sc (Food Science & Technology) / B.Sc.(CA&BM) / B.Sc. (Farm Science) / B.Tech (Biochemistry)
  • Obtained a valid score in Entrance Test, Group Discussion followed by Interview

Ph.D Courses

Course Specialization Eligibility Fees (INR)
Ph.D Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Agricultural Extension, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Agricultural Microbiology, Food & Nutrition, Processing and Food Engineering, etc
  • Graduation in Agriculture with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • B.Sc.(Ag.) / B.Sc.(Home Science) / B.Tech.(Ag. Engg.) of 4 years duration is mandatory
  • Submission of M.Sc. level thesis on or before the last date for the receipt of application and must complete the thesis final viva voce examination successfully
  • Obtained a valid score in Entrance Test followed by Interview

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Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University Admission

The university offers offline mode of application process to the candidates. Here are the steps to apply:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the university and click on the ‘Admission tab’.

Step 2: Download the application form and fill it carefully. Candidates applying for more than one course has to fill out a separate application form for applying to each course.

Step 3: Send the duly filled form to the university along with all the required documents and a DD of INR 1200 for General and INR 600 for SC, ST and PH categories (M.Sc. / Ph.D. courses) for each course in favour of SBH/ SBI/ ANDHRA BANK and drawn in favour of The Controller, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, payable at Guntur.

Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit and marks obtained in the following entrance exams:
Course Entrance Test Read more
B.Sc Hons. EAMCET Click here
B.Tech (Lateral Entry) AGRIENGCET -
B.Sc Hons. (Lateral Entry) AGRICET -
M.Tech/ M.Sc/ MBA Entrance Test, Group Discussion followed by Interview -

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Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University Faculty

The university has an experienced faculty. Given below are the details for same:

Dr. R. Veera Raghavaiah

  • Designation: Principal Scientist and Head
  • Department: Agronomy

Dr. N. P. Eswar Reddy

  • Designation: Professor
  • Department: Crop Physiology

Dr. C. Ramana

  • Designation: Associate Dean
  • Department: Farm Machinery and Power Engineering

Dr. J. Laksmi

  • Designation: Professor
  • Department: Food and Nutrition

Dr. B. John Wesley

  • Designation: Principal Scientist
  • Department: Agricultural Process and Food Engineering

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About Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University

ANGRAU is a State Agricultural University located in the Hyderabad city of Indian State Telangana. It is recognized by Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and University Grants Commission (UGC). The University was established on June 12, 1964, by Late Shri Bahadur Lal Shashtri with an aim to provide opportunities for the citizens of the state and the country for education in the field of agriculture in its broad sense and to promote research, field and extension programs in agriculture and allied sciences. It offers various UG, PG, Ph.D., and Polytechnic courses in streams like Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Home Science, etc. since inceptions.

Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University FAQs

Ques. How is the faculty at ANGRAU?

Ans. The college offers a highly educated and experienced bunch of teachers. The teachers always help the students in every possible way. Their way of teaching is very unique which makes it easy for the students to understand the concepts.

Ques. What is the exam pattern of AGRICET?

Ans. The duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 minutes. The paper will consist of 120 MCQ type questions. The candidate will get +1 for every correct answer. The questions will be based on prior knowledge acquired by the candidates in the following specializations- Organic Farming, Seed Technology and Agriculture.

Ques. Does ANGRAU offer hostel facilities?

Ans. The college offers hostel facilities for both boys and girls. The accommodation is neat and tidy. The hostel is equipped with all the necessary facilities. The rent is also minimalistic and affordable for most of the students.

Ques. Are the placements offered by ANGRAU good?

Ans. The college has good industrial networks which in turn offers satisfactory placements. Companies like Godrej, HDFC Bank, Coromandel and ITC visit the campus regularly. ANGRAU also offers internship opportunities and pre-placement training to the students.

Ques. Is there any age limit criteria for AGRI ENGG CET?

Ans. The candidate should be a minimum of 18 years of age as of 31st December of the admission year. The maximum age limit for candidates to apply is 25 for ST/SC categories and 27 for applicants with physical disabilities.

Ques. How is the campus life at ANGRAU?

Ans. ANGRAU offers an amazing campus life. Various activities take place in the college throughout the year. The students remain engaged with new opportunities now and then.

Ques. Is there any reservation of seats for women?

Ans. Yes, ANGRAU provides reservation of seats for women candidates. In each course, 33⅓ seats are reserved for women candidates from each category.

Ques. How do I apply for AGRIENGCET and AGRICET?

Ans. Given below are the steps for applying:

  • Download the application form from the official website.
  • A DD of INR 500/- for general candidates (INR 250/- in case of SC/ST and PC candidates) has to be drawn in favour of Controller, ANGRAU payable at GUNTUR.
  • Application form has to be submitted along with two self attested envelope affixed with INR 5 postal stamp either in person or by post by 5:00 P.M. on or before the due date. 

Ques. How can a Foreign Candidate apply for admission to the university?

Ans.  The University encourages foreign students to seek admission in to various UG and PG programs. Candidates can get an application form through the Asst. Director General (HRD-II), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, New Delhi 110012. The application fee amounts to US $4000/ US $2000 for SAARC countries.

Ques. Does the university offers Distance Learning?

Ans. Yes, the university offers open distance learning 3 month Certificate Course in Terrace Gardening.