University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur (UAS) was established in 1932. UAS offers 12 UG courses, 12 PG courses and 10 PHD courses under the Agriculture and Agriculture Science departments (Agriculture, Horticulture, Agronomy, Social Sciences, Forestry and many others).. The admission process can be completed through both online and offline mode.

All admission procedures are done strictly on basis of the merit list/marks obtained. Top courses are the B.Sc., B.Tech and M.Tech as well as MSc courses that it offers in UG and PG courses respectively. It provides PHD courses also.

Admission to BSc and B.Tech programs is based on the scores in the practical test conducted by the University and rank in the merit list. For Masters and Ph.D. courses, the exams are conducted by the university itself. There is no age limit for all UG and PG courses. UAS has a total number of 215 Seats.

Students applying for the college, can fill the application form available on the website.

The college has a renowned fame in terms of its student placement records. Some of the renowned companies where it provides placement opportunities are Larsen and Toubro Ltd, Bangalore, Aries Agro Ltd Hyderabad, Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers LTD, Bangalore and many others.

University Of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) Highlights

Established | Institute type 1932 | Public.
Approved by University Grants Commission (UGC).
Application Mode Online and Offline.
Entrance Exam Practical Test and University Entrance Test.
Courses Offered 12 UG Course, 12 PG Course and 10 PHD Course.
Popular Courses B.Tech, M.Tech , B.Sc., M.Sc.
Admission Criteria Merit based | Entrance Test
Facilities Available Hostels, Gym, Library, Cafeteria, Auditorium, Laboratories, Sports, Guest Room, Research room, Computer faculties and Integrated Farming System Unit.
Official Website https://www.uasraichur.edu.in

UAS Raichur Rankings

Body/Magazine Ranking Year
ICAR Agricultural University Rankings 58th 2017
Marketing and Development Research Associates (MDRA) 28th rank among India’s Government Universities. 2019
India University Rankings 572nd rank 2020
World Ranking. 11613rd rank 2020

UAS Raichur Courses 

Under the UG section it offers B.Sc. and B.Tech programs and for PG Courses, it has M.Sc and M.Tech programs.The College provides 10 Doctoral Courses in Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering.

Course Details
B.Sc. Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility Criteria: 12 from a recognized board and rank in the merit list with Physics/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Inter-Agriculture as one of the compulsory subjects
Specialization: Agriculture Economics, Agriculture Entomology, Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Agriculture Extension Education, Agriculture Microbiology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Seed Science and Agriculture
B.Tech  Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility Criteria: 12 from a recognized board and rank in the merit list with Physics/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Inter-Agriculture as one of the compulsory subjects 
Specialization: Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering, Soil & Water Engineering
M.Sc. Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility Criteria: B.Sc. (Agriculture) with Grade point not less than 2.50 for General and 2.0 for SC/ST or B.Sc. in Agriculture Marketing & Cooperation
Specialization: Agriculture Economics, Agriculture Entomology, Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Agriculture Extension Education, Agriculture Microbiology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Seed Science and Agriculture
M.Tech  Duration: 2 Years.
Eligibility Criteria: B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) with Grade point not less than 2.50 for General and 2.0 for SC/ST or equivalent percentage
Specialization: Soil & Water Engineering, Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering
Ph.D. Duration: 2 Years.
Eligibility Criteria: Master’s Degree in respective fields
Specialization: Agriculture Economics, Agriculture Extension, Education, Agriculture Entomology, Plant Pathology, Seed Science and Technology, Soil Science and Agriculture Chemistry, Agronomy Genetics and Plant Breeding, Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering, Soil & Water Engineering

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UAS Raichur Admissions

All admissions are based on the Merit list rankings and exams conducted by the university. An application form has been provided in the official website. Offline forms are not available. Application fee is to be paid through demand draft.

How to Apply? 

  • Visit the official website of the university.
  • Download the application form after going to the ‘apply now’ tab.
  • Enter all the information required in the application form.
  • You need to select the programs for which you are applying for admission (You can select a maximum of two streams).
  • You will then have to attach the required documents along with the photo, signature and left-hand thumb impression.
  • After filling up all the details, you should review the completed form.
  • Once everything is done, submit the form.

Note: The entrance test will be conducted for both the programs in which the candidates have to answer 100 questions in 75 minutes. 

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UAS Raichur Placements

The college has its own placement cell which looks upon the needs of the graduates as well as the companies. It has a specialized team of training officers. They consistently connect to the major agricultural companies and build a connection between the companies and the graduates.

Job opportunities regarding the course are huge, some of them like agriculture officers, bank field officers, any private companies will intake the students as a sales manager or researcher. There is also an opportunity to write a jrf (junior research fellowship) exam where the fellowship is given up to completion of a master's degree.

Some of the well renowned companies that has given opportunities for the students are: Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers LTD, Aries Agro Ltd (Hyderabad) , Bayer Crop Science, Larsen and Toubro Ltd (Bangalore), Coromandel International Ltd , Core Green Sugar Ltd, MAHYCO Co., HDFC Bank , ICICI Bank , Etc. 

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UAS Raichur Scholarships

Central government offers scholarships to students from reserved categories, socially and educationally backward classes of society, and economically weaker sections of the society. Apart from that educational loans are also offered by both the private and public sector banks.

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UAS Raichur Facilities

UAS contains all the major facilities. Facilities available are Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel, Gym, Library, Cafeteria, Auditorium, Lots of Laboratories, Farming systems, irrigation gadgets, Seminar Hall, Sports, and Guest Room.

  • The Central Library, which has been established which has a lot of national and international books available for its students. Reference journals are available.
  • Boys and Girls Hostel as well as separate houses for the guest as well as properly maintained mess are available. The club activities are scheduled round the year with activities related to attitude, sports, aptitude, soft-skills, mock interview, social activities and many more.
  • Various Laboratories are built in the University such as Central instrumentation Centre, Tissue culture laboratory, Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory, Bio-control Laboratory, Seed Testing Laboratory, Agriculture Processing Plant Health Clinic, Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory and Food Engineering Laboratory, Aris-students Computer Faculties, Research form and Poly house, Integrated Farming System Unit, Precision Farming Lab etc.
  • University has a consumer store which has all the necessary things for students and staff etc.
  • Health Care Centers are also available for the student’s safety.
  • A DTP & Reprographic Center is present inside the campus.
  • The seminar hall with a capacity to seat 500 students with highly advanced equipment such as multimedia projectors and quality sound system is housed in the campus. Guest lectures, seminars, and conferences are conducted in the seminar hall through which students are provided a lively environment to exchange their innovative ideas and be updated with the current technical scenario around the world.
  • There is a SBI Bank in the campus.

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UAS Raichur Faculty

With high quality faculties, the institute is imparted to provide high quality knowledge and experience to the students. The Chancellor of UAS is Shri. Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala. The Vice – Chancellor of UAS is Dr.K.N.Kattimani. There are 470+ faculties present in the college. As the college offers various courses, every course has a highly educated mentor.

Staff Total
Teaching Professors- 42
Associate Professors – 73
Assistant Professors – 355
Non-Teaching Service Personnel- 778
Farm Laborers (Supernumerary) - 223

FAQs

Ques. Does the University have its own seed bank?

Ans. Yes, The University has established nine seed processing plants and seed godowns in different Agricultural Research Stations that come under the university covering six districts. All the required technology has been established to ensure quality farming.

Ques. How much is the Hostel fees?

Ans. Approx. Rs. 11,000 for both girls and boys hostel. Each room will be allotted for 4 members with an attached bathroom.

Ques. How much was the B.Tech Agricultural Engineering cutoff in the year 2019 for general Category?

Ans. College of Agricultural Engineering, Raichur cut-off 2019:
Course Category Opening Home State rank Closing Home State rank
B.Tech Agricultural Engineering General 627 10762

Ques. Does the college provide fee refunds?

Ans. Yes, they have a 30 days Money Back Guarantee program, which enables you to request a refund without any questions. All fee payment is done through Demand Draft.

Ques. What are the steps to fill the ICAR application form online?

Ans. Steps to Fill ICAR Application Form 2020:
  • Register for the ICAR exam.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Enter personal and educational details in ICAR application form.
  • Upload images/ documents.
  • Pay application fee.