Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya (IGKV), Raipur: Eligibility, Admission Procedure, Scholarships

Raipur, Chhattisgarh ICAR, UGC Estd 1987 State University
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Established in 1987, The Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya is a co-educational agricultural institute which was founded through the State Legislature Act at Raipur. It is affiliated to the UGC and recognised by the ICAR. The University focuses on imparting knowledge about agriculture and allied sciences and lays emphasis on fusing technology with indigenous techniques to improve the socio-economic conditions of the rural people through various UG, PG and PhD courses.

The College offers 3 UG, 5 PG and 4 Ph.D courses. Students are required to check the eligibility criteria available on the official website.

  • Students applying for B.Sc and B.Tech courses need to necessarily appear for CG-PAT and CG-PET and qualify 10+2 examinations from a recognised board.
  • Students applying for PG courses need to have completed a 4 years Bachelors course in Horticulture/ Agriculture from a recognised institution and pass the cut off officially released by the university to be deemed eligible.
  • Candidates applying for PG courses at The Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya need to appear for IGKV-CET examinations conducted by the university.
  • Candidates applying for PhD courses are selected on the basis of IGKV- CET scores and subsequent interviews.

The University has received approval from UGC for all the professional courses being offered and has also been recognised by the ICAR. The institution has been ranked 10th by ICAR in the list of Best Agricultural Universities of India 2018. 

IGKV Raipur Highlights 2021

Name of the University Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya
University Type State University
Basic admission criteria Entrance based
Mode of entrance Offline
Name of Entrance IGKV-CET/IGKV-PET/IGKV-PAT
Application mode Online

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
Registration Deadline for PG, PhD Admission 2021Oct 18, 2021

IGKV Raipur UG Admission: B.Sc, B.Tech

The university offers 3 undergraduate programs. They are listed below:

Course Specialization Duration Eligibility Selection Criteria
B. Sc Horticulture 3 years 10+2 from a recognised board with biology/ physics and chemistry with at least 50% marks in the qualifying examinations. 5% relaxation for students belonging to reserved categories. Merit list drafted on the basis of CG-PAT results
Agriculture
B.Tech Agriculture Engineering 4 years Merit list drafted on the basis of CG-PET results

IGKV Raipur UG Eligibility Criteria

  • The students should have completed their 10+2 from a recognised board with either PCM or PCB stream
  • They should have obtained at least 50% marks in the qualifying examinations. 5% relaxation is there for students belonging to reserved categories.

IGKV Raipur UG Selection Criteria

  • The selections are made on the basis of marks obtained by the students in CG-PAT and CG-PET.
  • A merit list is made and released later on.

IGKV Raipur PG Admission: MBA, M.Sc, M.Tech

The university offers 5 broad Postgraduate programs across various specializations. Admissions are strictly on the basis of IGKV-CET scores which are held and under the jurisdiction of the University.

Course Specialization Duration Eligibility criteria
MBA Agri-Business management 2 years Bachelor in Agriculture/Horticulture/ Agricultural Engineering 
M.Sc (Horticulture) Vegetable Science Bachelor in Agriculture/Horticulture/ Agricultural Engineering 10+2 from a recognised board with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.
Floriculture and Landscape architecture
Fruit Science
M.Sc (Agriculture) Entomology Bachelor in Agriculture/Horticulture
Agricultural Extension
Soil science and Agricultural chemistry
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Plant Physiology
Agrometeorology
Agricultural economics
Agricultural Microbiology
Agricultural statistics
Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Agronomy
M. Tech (Agri. Engineering) Soil and Water Engineering B.Tech in Agri. Engineering/ Civil Engineering or B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering or B.E in Agri. Engineering/ Civil Engineering
Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
Agricultural processing and food engineering B.Tech in Agri. Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/Dairy Technology/Food Engineering or B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering or B.E in Agri. Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/Dairy Technology 
M.Sc Forestry 2 years Bachelor in Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry 

IGKV Raipur PG Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates should have completed their 4 years Bachelor’s degree in the respective fields form any recognised college or University.
  • They should have attained at least 60% marks.

IGKV Raipur PG Selection Criteria

The candidates are selected on the basis of merit list drafted on the basis of IGKV-CET results

IGKV Raipur PhD Admission

The university offers 4 PhD programs. Admissions are strictly on the basis of IGKV-CET scores followed by interview.

Course Specialization Duration Eligibility Criteria
Ph.D Agriculture Minimum 3 years M.Sc in Forestry/ Biotechnology 
Dairy Technology M.Sc in Dairying/ Food science/ Food Technology, etc.
Soil Water Engineering M. Tech./M.E. in Agricultural/ Civil Engineering
Farm Machinery and Power M.Tech/ M.E in agricultural/ mechanical engineering

IGKV Raipur Ph.D Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates should have completed their PostGraduation in the respective fields from any recognised college of University.
  • They should have attained a minimum of 60% marks.

IGKV Raipur Ph.D Selection Criteria

  • The selection to PhD courses is made through a merit list which is drafted on the basis of IGKV-CET results.
  • It is further followed by an interview.

IGKV Application Process 2021

How to Apply?

  • Candidates applying for UG courses need to fill out the application form for IGKV-PET/IGKV-PAT and create a unique ID and password credential.
  • Candidates applying for PG and PhD courses need to fill out the application form for IGKV-CET and create a unique ID and password credential.
  • The last date for the IGKV-CET online application is July 15, 2021.
  • The date for the examination is August 17, 2021.
  • All information regarding the application forms for the University is available on their official website.
  • The merit list for UG candidates is released on September 23, 2021.
  • The application form for the UG courses is available on the official website at Home> Admissions 2021> UG Admissions.
  • The list of eligible UG candidates for counselling is released on October 7, 2021.
  • Fill out the necessary details in the admission portal and wait for confirmation of verification.
  • Submit the application fees and retain the hard copy of the duly filled application and payment form.
  • The merit list for PG and PhD candidates is released on October 31, 2021.
  • PhD and PG course applicants can raise objections and claims till November 7, 2021.
  • The candidate’s online application will be considered provisional until all the required documents are submitted on the portal.
  • Candidates will be updated about the counselling rounds through the official website of the university.

Documents required for the application process are:

  • Scanned copies of 10+2 mark sheets.
  • Scanned copies of government issued photo-ID (Aadhar/Passport).
  • Passport size photographs.
  • Scanned copies of signatures in running hands.
  • Copies of IGKV- PAT/ IGKV-PET/ IGKV-CET result.
  • Scanned copies of semester-based mark sheets (for PG courses).

IGKV Raipur Scholarships

Scholarships and Fellowships Merit Scholarships of INR 1500 to 1800 is available for 5 to 7% students of undergraduate and postgraduate classes. Partial and full scholarships are awarded to a fraction of students.

Read more: IGKV Raipur Scholarships

IGKV Raipur FAQs

Ques. Does IGKV Raipur provide any diploma or vocational courses?

Ans. The Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya does not provide any vocational, diploma or distance learning courses. However, students can apply for the ‘Chalo Gaon ki Ore’ degree programme which aims at involving students in planning, development and operation of their own farms alongside their regular coursework from the second year. This includes activities like horticulture, animal husbandry, agri-business techniques and post-harvest planning.

Ques. What are the facilities provided by IGKV Raipur?

Ans. The Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya is well-equipped with adequate amenities to ensure a friendly student campus. The university facilities include a central library, well-maintained separate hostels for boys and girls, sports facilities and a free healthcare centre.

Ques. What is the Smart Kisan scheme provided by IGKV Raipur?

Ans. The Smart Kisan scheme aims at providing maximum support to rural farmers through three predominant applications Crop Doctor, E-haat and custom hiring. IGKV Raipur provides free assistance to all the farmers and students in the field of Agriculture. The scheme also educates farmers about the available schemes, farming equipment and other required knowledge.

Ques. How is the placement drive of IGKV Raipur?

Ans. IGKV Raipur has a decent placement record with students being placed at private and government agencies.

Ques. Does IGKV Raipur provide adequate opportunities for extensive research?

Ans. IGKV Raipur is one of the leading universities indulging in agricultural research. It is reputed for discovering over 35000 varieties of rice and many other food items with increased and varied properties. Students are welcome to attend various seminars, workshops and long-term projects conducted by the university.

IGKV, Raipur Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Tech20,218 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
B.Sc (Ag.)14,710 (1st Year Fees) 10+2 with 50% + CG PAT
B.Sc14,710 (1st Year Fees) 10+2 with 50% + CG PAT
M.Sc19,160 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
Ph.D22,165 (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation
M.Tech25,294 (1st Year Fees) Pass in Graduation + GATE
MBA57,780 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
COURSEADMISSION LINK
B.Sc (Agriculture), Admission Link

*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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8.7 /10

Admission :

My interest and passion towards Green colour and plants made me to opt this subject. I want to be a part of Grain/vegetable production as a farmer and contribute to nation. An interview is organized based on merit list of applied candidates for selection in M.Sc. Forestry.

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Very helpful and supportive management. All issues are solved in time

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7.8 /10

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This one is the Only and best agricultural University in Chhattisgarh and in this University faculty and staff members are very polite and helping.This university has discovered 35000 variety of rice. University campus is also good you can easily go to the farm/field nad observe. Many varieties of mango is also From here. This is good for research and development.Many companies like Mahindra comes here to co-operate with us and to give chance to students so that student will understand the ground level situation of field and difficulty.Many seminar are also organised in university to explain their ambitions to current future. and to increase knowledge of students.

9 /10 faculty
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8 /10 course
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4.3 /10

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My friend was studying in this college and when told me about that college than k had given for entrance exam for that college than i got good rank. Than i attended the counseling and than I had selected for that college. I had join the college on 25july 2016

Remarks :

It's good for some things as well as there are some shortages of things which are not enough for engineering students.

6 /10 faculty
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9.3 /10

Admission :

Indra Gandhi Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya is well recognized and very well known university for agriculture aspirants in Chattisgarh. The admission procedure for B.Sc Agriculture is through CG PAT, which is a state-level exam conducted by the Chattisgarh examination board. For getting selected you must score well in the entrance exam.

Remarks :

If you want to seek B.Sc. Agriculture from IGKV, start studying hard for CG PAT. And, I am very sure that you never going to regret that, you will come out with flying colors. IGKV is a bundle of golden opportunities.

10 /10 faculty
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9.0 /10

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Indra Gandhi Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Raipur is a very renowned university for the aspirants who want to seek their careers in the agriculture field. The admission in B.Sc Agriculture is proceeded by applying to the CG PAT examination which is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the Chattisgarh examination board.

Remarks :

One of the best colleges for agriculture aspirants. Provides very effective education and the students who are enrolled in IGKV, Raipur, are always come out with flying colors. If you are looking up for taking admission in this university, then you must do that. You'll never regret it.

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7.3 /10

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Getting admission could be a little tough as I have to sit in entrance exam PAT for my admission in the BSc in agriculture. Then merit list will be based on the marks of entrance exam. So you have to score well in this exam. Thankfully I scored well and get in this university.

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This is best agriculture university in the state with faculty recognized by scholars in the field around the nation. The curriculum to the faculty all are oriented towards research which is very crucial for the expanding agriculture economy. I truly blessed to be part of this university.

9 /10 faculty
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7.7 /10

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The admission process is just like any other major university. You have to pass an entrance exam CET for any master program and PhD in this university. for PhD , after entrance exam , you have to go through an interview to get the admission in the university.

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There is no match of this university in the region. The facility this university provides to its students with a fraction of fees as compared to other agriculture universities in the region is very appreciable. So if you are interested in the agriculture field. you should study in this university

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8.7 /10

Admission :

The admission in B.Sc. Agriculture/Horticulture is confirmed on the basis of merit in the CG PAT of the State Board. Admission in B. Tech. of Agriculture Engineering is offered on the basis of performance in the Pre Engineering Test (PET).

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8.3 /10

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Students with 50% in 10+2 are eligible for admission in this college. But we had to first give an entrance test namely, PET. The test was quite simple. We were selected on the basis of scores obtained in the test.

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It is a great sanctum to study and prosper. Everyone on the campus is helpful and will always guide you to the better things. The facilities are good and provide a great studying enviornment. All in all, it is worth it.

9 /10 faculty
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8.0 /10

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I submitted the required documents on the university website. Then, we were shortlisted for the admission on the basis of an entrance exam held by the university itself. There was no interviews for the admission process.

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The college is really good for studious students. There's no doubt on the quality of faculty members. Friendly environment, good infrastructure, less fees, responsible authority, job opportunities. It can be a pleasing experience.

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mansi verma
Hello, I'm 12th passed student (year - 2019-20) with 73% in PCM field. I want to take admission in IGKV college, so can you tell me when the admission links will be available.
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RAKHISREE CHATTERJEE

Hi Mansi, The applications have been closed now.

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jitta lakshmi
I am student of diploma in agriculture engineering. I want to join in the clg. Do I have any eligibility
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Lakshmi, yes, you can apply for admission in B.Sc Agriculture if you have scored at least 50% in diploma course.
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syam sundar bodala
Hi, this is sam from an college with ugc background, can i apply for this exam for masters, if yes can i select particular stream or subject to write exam on.... Please reply fast
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Syam, kindly mention the course in which you want admission. You can appear in the exam only if you satisfy the percentage criteria for the concerned course which can be checked from above.
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ashmita sahu
I am in 4th year doing bsc agriculture from non icar accredited college can i get admission in igkv ?
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ashmita, yes, you can get admission in this university even if your university was not accredited by ICAR.
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ghanshyam sahu
How much cutoff previous year admission in agri. Bsc for obc candidat
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ghanshyam, kindly check the official website of the university for relevant details.
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jyoti
i want to know last year(2018) cutoff marks in CET for sc candidate to get admission in your college.
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mannu singh
Hi Jyoti, last year(2018) cut off marks in CET for SC is 60% for the general category, and for SC/ST is 55%.
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vaishali
Hello I have done my M. Sc. In Agronomy and got 7.4 cgpa. Want to apply for Ph.D. Please help me regarding this. Guidance required. Await for your helpful response. Thanks
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akansha expert

Hi Vaishali, You may please check the official website of the university to get the Admission Detail i.e. http://www.igau.edu.in

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gaurav dubey
I get 36391 overall rank in ICAR exam can I able to get admission in college.
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garima bansal
Hi Gaurav,Its depends upon the merit list whether you will get admission or not according to your rank.
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tikam chhabra
I am bsc pcm dropout can I apply for bsc agg.
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akansha expert
Hi TIkam, You may contact to 0771-2442131,2442302 for getting the relevant information.
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saurav pandey
sir mujhe msc ag ke liye admission chiye to ky abi admission ho jy ge kya
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garima bansal
Hi Saurav, You may contact to 0771-2442131 , 2442302 To get msc agriculture details.
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fatte lal sahu
Sir I am bupesh kumar plz guide addmission yr collage....
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garima bansal
Hi Bhupesh, In which course you want to take admission??

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