Bihar Agricultural University (BAU) has released the PG/Ph.D. Admit Card. Candidates can download it online through the official website. The PG/Ph.D. entrance exam will be held on Nov 29, 2020 in offline mode at BAU campus only. The selection is based on the score obtained in the entrance exam.

Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, is a State University located in Sabour Bhagalpur, Bihar. It was established in the year 2010 under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The university is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956. Bihar Agricultural University has six colleges (5 Agriculture and 1 Horticulture). It also has 12 research stations spread in 3 agro-ecological zones of Bihar. The University offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in multiple disciplines of Agriculture and Horticulture.

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Bihar Agricultural University Important Dates

PG/Ph.D. Admit Card Release Date 25 Nov, 2020
PG/Ph.D. Entrance Exam 29 Nov, 2020

Bihar Agricultural University Highlights

Founded in


Type of University

State University

Recognized by

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)


Separate hostels for girls and boys



Entrance Exam

Univeristy Based Exam, ICAR


Sabour Bhagalpur - 813210 Bihar, India

Bihar Agricultural University Courses & Admission

Under Bihar Agricultural University Admission 2020, the university offers an undergraduate course in two disciplines with a duration of 4 years or 8 semesters, namely B.Sc. in Agriculture and Horticulture while at postgraduate level, it provides 2 years or 4 semesters carrying M.Sc. Agriculture course. The university also provides a Ph.D. program with a duration of 3 years.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates for admission to both B.Sc. Program of the university shall be selected through BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination) conducted each year by the Govt. of Bihar for 85% of the seat. For the rest 15% seats, selection would be made by All India Entrance Examination conducted by ICAR. The candidate should have done 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture/ Math from a recognized board.
  • Admission for M.Sc. Agriculture is done on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the university itself for 85% of the total seats. Rest 15% of seats are fulfilled via the ICAR qualified candidates. The same course is only for the Bihar domiciled students.
  • For Ph.D. Program admission, M.Sc. (Agriculture) is needed as the last qualification with OGPA 7.0. Admission to the research course is done on the university-based entrance test on 75% of the total seats while 25% of seats are filled on the national level ICAR exam.

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Bihar Agriculture University Colleges

The university provides its unique educational programs in agriculture and horticulture sciences through the following listed colleges:

  • Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour
  • Bhola Paswan Shastri Agriculture College, Purnea
  • Mandan Bharti Agricultural College, Agwanpur
  • Nalanda College of Horticulture, Noorsarai
  • Dr. Kalam Agricultural College, Kishanganj
  • VKS College of Agriculture, Dumraon

Bihar Agricultural University Research Stations

Agro-Climatic Zone-II

  • Regional Research Station, Agwanpur (Saharsa)
  • Regional Research Sub-Station, Jalalgarh (Purnea)
  • Jute Research Station (Katihar)
  • Irrigation Research Sub-Station (Araria)
  • Irrigation Research Station (Madhepura)

Agro-Climatic Zone-III A

  • Regional Research Station (Bhagalpur)
  • Regional Research Sub-Station (Munger)
  • Fine Rice Research Sub-station- Tilondha, Banka

Agro-Climatic Zone-III B

  • Agricultural Research Institute- Patna
  • Fine Rice Research Station- Bikramganj
  • Rice Research Sub Station- Dhangain- Rohtas
  • Livestock Research Station- Patna

Bihar Agricultural University Collaborations

International collaborations

  • International Rice Research Institute
  • International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • Evonik Industries AG &Mehar Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
  • CIMMYT India
  • Sinochem India Company Pvt. Ltd.

National Collaborations

  • DST
  • BARC

Why Join Bihar Agricultural University?

  • Bihar Agricultural University has a well-equipped library with a huge collection of books making a number of 45,000 books including volumes of journals. The library also consists of e-journals, CD/ DVD, magazines, newspaper, etc.
  • The university provides a separate hostel facility for boys and girls. The hostels are fully residential with all facilities.
  • The Recruitment Cell at the university works for the training and placement related programs for the well-being of the interested students.
  • Sports provisions for both indoor and outdoor games are available within the curriculum of the university.
  • There is a Computer lab with all modern and updated systems having wi-fi and LAN enabled setups.
  • The research labs are provided for the practical mode of learning methodology for the students.
  • Apart from all, An auditorium with a good range of accommodation of spectators is available. A Cafeteria with all hygienic and delicious food items is present within the premises of the university.

Bihar Agricultural University FAQs

Ques. Which colleges are affiliated with Bihar Agricultural University?

Ans. The following colleges are affiliated with the university-

  • Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour
  • Bhola Paswan Shastri Agricultural College, Purnea
  • Mandan Bharti Agriculture College, Agwanpur
  • VKS College of Agriculture, Dumraon

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Ques. How is the faculty at Bihar Agricultural University?

Ans. The faculty is well educated and supportive. The teachers believe in imparting value education to all the students. The professors are always open to solve the doubts of the students. They help the students in every possible way.

Ques. Does Bihar Agricultural University provide hostel facilities?

Ans. Yes, BAU offers separate accommodation for both boys and girls. The area is neat and tidy. All the necessary amenities are available for the students. The rules and regulations of the hostel are very strict.

Ques. How can the candidates access the results?

Ans. The following steps need to be followed while checking for the results-

Go to the official website of BAU, Sabour

  • Click on the results tab
  • Results will get displayed according to different courses
  • Download and print the results for future reference

Ques. What is the percentage distribution for Entrance-cum-academic performance for admissions to M.Sc at BAU?

Ans. The Following table depicts the distribution of marks-

Entrance Test 80%
Undergraduate 10%
Class 12 5%
Class 10 5%

Ques. How is the infrastructure of BAU?

Ans. BAU offers a lush green campus along with all the necessary amenities. The classrooms are big and spacious. The campus life is also amazing and keeps the students equipped with various activities.

Ques. Does BAU have its own library?

Ans. Yes, BAU has its own big library which has books from almost every discipline. It is equipped with wifi facilities to help students access the E-resources. The library has around 45000 books including volumes of journals.