Navsari Agricultural University, established in 2004, is located in Gujarat and is an independent State Agricultural University. The institute offers B. Tech, B.Sc., B.V.Sc & AH at the UG level, and MBA, M.Tech, M.Sc, and M.V.Sc courses at the PG level. Additionally, there are also a Diploma, Certificate, and Ph.D. courses. Admissions to the courses are both merit and entrance based. Admissions to all PG courses are entrance based, but admissions to the UG courses depend 60% on merit in 12th and 40% on GUJCET / JEE Main scores. 

Navsari Agricultural University Highlights

Established | Type 2004 | State
Set by Government of Gujarat
Approved UGC, AICTE 
Accredited Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
Courses  B. Tech, B.Sc., B.V.Sc & AH, MBA, M.Tech, M.Sc., M V.Sc., Diploma, Certificate, and Ph.D
Application mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance and Merit-Based
Entrance Tests  GUJCET/ JEE Main
Counseling Institute Level
Top Recruiters Amul, Sumul, Kankaria Zoo, Zydus Virbac, etc. 
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports, etc. 
Official website www.nau.in

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Navsari Agricultural University Courses

Some of the courses offered by the institute include B.Tech, B.Sc (H) and Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry at the UG level, and MBA, M.Tech, M.Sc, and MV.Sc at the PG level. The institute also offers doctoral courses. The details of the courses are mentioned below. 

Course Details
B.Sc. (Hons.) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with PCB with 40% Specializations: Agriculture, Horticulture, and Forestry
Selection criteria: Merit + GUJCET / JEE Main scores
B.V.Sc. & A.H Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with PCM / PCB with 40%
Selection Criteria: Merit + GUJCET/ JEE Main Scores
B.Tech Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with PCM / PCB with 40%
Specializations: Biotechnology, Agricultural Information Engineering, 
Selection Criteria: GUJCET/ JEE Main
M.Sc. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant specialization
Specializations: Agriculture, Horticulture, and Forestry
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test conducted by Agricultural Universities of Gujarat
Fees per annum: INR 45,100
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MBA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Sc in relevant specialization / BBA / BBM with minimum 55% marks
Specializations: Agribusiness Management
Selection Criteria: Institute level entrance test
M.Tech Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering / Food Processing Technology / Renewable Energy Specializations: Agricultural Engineering
Selection Criteria: PG Entrance Test conducted by Agricultural Universities of Gujarat
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M.V.Sc Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.V.Sc
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test conducted by Agricultural Universities of Gujarat
Fees per Annum: INR 45,100
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Ph.D. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Master’s degree in relevant specialization with 65%
Specializations: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Veterinarian Sciences, Agribusiness Management, and Agricultural Engineering
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test and Interview
Fees per annum: INR 42,900
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Navsari Agricultural University Admission

Admissions to the courses are both merit-based and entrance based. For the UG courses, 60% weightage is given to Merit in 12th Grade, and 40% to the JEE Main or GUJCET scores. Admissions to the MBA course is based on an institute level test, while admissions to the other PG courses are on the basis of the test conducted by the Agricultural Universities of Gujarat. The steps to apply are mentioned below.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of the University. 
  • Download the application form and print it. 
  • Fill in the form and send it to the following address: 

The Registrar,

Navsari Agricultural University,

Navsari

Along with the application form, also send the challan or payment receipt of application fees. The fees are as follows: 

  • UG Application Fees: INR 500
  • PG Application Fees: INR 1000

Documents Required

  • Leaving Certificate
  • Marksheets of 10th and 12th
  • UG Marksheets (for PG courses)
  • Entrance test scorecard + Admit Card
  • Application form
  • Provisional Pass Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Income Certificates
  • Migration Certificate

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Navsari Agricultural University Placements

The trend of placements achieved over the past few years from the UG courses was as follows: 

Year Students Placed Median Package
2016-17 87 INR 3.3 LPA
2017-18 60 INR 2.12 LPA
2018-19 65 INR 2.4 LPA

Navsari Agricultural University Scholarships

There is a multitude of scholarships that eligible candidates can apply to. Emphasis is specifically put on fee waivers for SC, ST, and OBC candidates. Some of the scholarships that the University offers include: 

  • National Talent Scholarship (NTS)
  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship (MCM)
  • NAU UG Scholarship
  • NAU P.G. Fellowship
  • Merit & Poor Merit Scholarship
  • Post-Matric Scholarship
  • ASPEE Foundation Scholarship

Navsari Agricultural University Facilities

Some of the facilities provided by the institute include: 

  • Hostel: Accomodation facilities are provided for girls as well as boys in all the schools of NAU. They are located within the vicinity of the campus and provide all amenities required for a conducive atmosphere to study. 
  • Academic Infrastructure: The institute is proud of its multiple laboratories in the various schools. Most of the buildings have floors dedicated to laboratories. 
  • Library: The institute has a Central Library with relevant references and textbooks, journals, newspapers, etc. 
  • Other facilities include Stationery Stores, College Museum, Engineering Workshops, etc. 

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Navsari Agricultural University Faculty

The institute has a team of 447 highly qualified faculty members. 304 faculty members are qualified with doctoral degrees. The faculty comprises:

  • 315 Assistant Professors
  • 104 Associate Professors
  • 28 Associate Professors

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Navsari Agricultural University FAQs

Ques. Does Navsari Agricultural University offer diploma courses?

Ans. Yes, the schools under Navsari Agricultural University offer diploma courses in Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, and Agricultural Engineering. There is also a certificate course offered in Turfgrass Management.

Ques. Which are the schools under Navsari Agricultural University?

Ans. The schools under Navsari Agricultural University are: 
  • College of Agriculture Bharuch
  • College of Agriculture Waghai
  • Aspee College of Horticulture
  • College Of Forestry
  • Vanbandhu College of Veterinary Sci. and Animal Husb.
  • College of Fisheries Science Navsari
  • ASPEE Shakilam Biotechnology Institute
  • College of Agricultural Engineering Dediapada Narmada

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Ques. Are the seats only for students living in Gujarat?

Ans. 85% of the seats are reserved for students living in Gujarat. The remaining 15% seats are for students all over India. Admissions to these seats are through the ICAR examination.

Ques. What are the important GUJCET dates?

Ans. The important GUJCET dates are as follows: 
Event Date
GUJCET Application 23 Mar - 07 Apr, 2020
GUJCET Exam 23 Apr 2020

Ques. How many seats are reserved?

Ans. The reservation of seats is as follows: 
Category Reservation Quota
SC 7%
ST 15%
SEBC 27%
PWD 3%
Ex-Servicemen 1%