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Kerala Agricultural University - [KAU], Thrissur

Kerala Agricultural University - [KAU], Thrissur

Thrissur, Kerala ICAR, UGC Estd 1971 State University

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The Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) was established in 1971. The university offers multiple bachelor’s, masters, and Ph.D. programs in the field of agriculture, horticulture, and forestry. Admissions to the UG courses is done based on a common entrance exam, CEE, and the PG courses will be done based on written tests and interviews. The applications are available in online mode only.

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Kerala Agricultural University Highlights

Established I University Type1971 I State University
Approved byICAR and UGC
Popular coursesB.Sc, B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA and Ph.D. 
Entrance ExamsCEE, NEET, and KEAM
Application modeOnline
Admission CriteriaEntrance Based
Facilities AvailableComputer Lab, Auditorium, Library, Laboratory, Cafeteria, Gym, Medical, Classrooms
Top recruitersCanara Bank, Federal Bank, HDFC Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank, IBPS, UPSC.
Official Websitehttp://www.kau.in/

Kerala Agricultural University Courses

The university offers UG, PG, and doctorate level courses in various specializations:

CoursesDetails
B.Sc. (Hons.)Specializations: Agriculture, Co-operation and Banking, Forestry, and Co-operation, Banking & Management
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% in PCM/B
Selection Criteria: Entrance Based (CEE by KEAM)
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B. TechSpecializations: Agricultural Engineering and Food Engineering
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% in PCM/B
Selection Criteria: Entrance Based (CEE by KEAM)
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M.Sc.Specializations: Agricultural, Co-operation and Banking, and Forestry
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s/ B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort.) degree in the respective subject recognized by KAU.
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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MBASpecializations: Agribusiness Management
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with 60% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Entrance Based (KMAT, CAT, CMAT or MAT)
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M.TechSpecializations: Agricultural Processing & Food Engineering, Farm Power & Machinery, Soil, and Water Conservation
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with CGPA of 6.0/10 for general category and 5.5/ 10 for SC/ ST category
Selection Criteria: Entrance Based (GATE)
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Ph.D.Specializations: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Entomology, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Microbiology, Agricultural Statistics, Agronomy, Floriculture & Landscaping, Fruit Science, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Plant Physiology, Plantation Crops & Spices, Pomology & Floriculture, Post Harvest Technology, Rural Marketing Management, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Vegetable Science, Community Science, Forest Biology and Tree Improvement, Forest Products and Utilisation, Natural Resource Management, Silviculture and Agroforestry, Wildlife Sciences, Agricultural Processing & Food Engineering, Farm Power & Machinery, Soil, and Water Conservation Engineering
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with OGPA of 7.0/ 10.0 for general category and 6.5/ 10.0 for SC/ ST
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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DiplomaSpecializations: Agricultural Sciences and Organic Agriculture
Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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PG DiplomaSpecializations: Soil Fertility and Crop Production and Solid Waste Management
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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Integrated B.Sc. + M.Sc.Specializations: Biotechnology and Climate Change Adaptation
Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum percentage of 60 (for the general category) with the subject background in Science, Entrance Examination
Selection Criteria: Entrance Based
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Kerala Agricultural University Admission

Admissions to KAU for UG and PG courses are done based on the Common Entrance Exam set by the Commissionerate of Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala. The PG and Ph.D. courses also have an interview round.

How to Apply?

  • Get listed on the government notification on the common entrance exam (www.cee-kerala.org). Apply and write the entrance exam
  • Visit the official website (http://www.kau.in/) and download the application.
  • Fill the form with required details
  • Pay the application fee of INR 1000 through the online or sent the DD
  • Send the application with the required documents to Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, KAU Main Campus, KAU P.O. Thrissur – 680656
  • Look for the list of candidates on the college website

Foreign students can apply for admission to the Programmes of the Kerala Agricultural University through the Indian Missions in the respective country and the application with biodata and copies of certificates to prove qualification and age has to be forwarded to the Government of India by the Indian Embassy/Mission in their concerned country.

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Kerala Agricultural University Cutoff

KEAM 2019 B.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering cutoff:

Category2019
General5072
PWD5072
OBC10462
SC15787
ST37286

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Kerala Agricultural University Placement

The college campus placement drive starts around July. Some deserving students also get a chance to work as teaching assistants in the same college after the completion of their masters for a salary of INR 30,000 and some students also got placed as research associates with a daily payment of INR 350 per day. Many students got job packages with regional and national banks. Some of the top companies that participate in Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur placement are Canara Bank, Federal Bank, HDFC Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank, and so on.

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Kerala Agricultural University Facilities

The college has many facilities the students have access to. 

  • Hostel: The university has separate hostels for boys and girls with all the necessary facilities.
  • Equipment: There is a state of the art equipment they can use and learn. 
  • Library: The university library is stocked with the latest books that will help students with their works. The students can also access these books online and they also have access to many online e-resources.
  • Sports: The university also has a well-built sports complex where students can participate in different activities.
  • Infrastructure: The university has an 800-seater fully air-conditioned central auditorium on the main campus with one of the finest acoustic systems.

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Kerala Agricultural University FAQs

Ques. Does Kerala Agricultural University take part in academic collaborations?

Ans. Yes, Kerala Agricultural University is collaborating with the following International Academic Institutions through student and faculty exchange programs.
  • International Agriculture and Rural Development Programme with Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. Four meritorious students and one faculty have undergone the program during 2018 and during 2019 also the program will be continued.
  • Western Sydney University, Australia for Joint MRes & Joint Ph.D. and Joint MRes & Dual Ph.D. programs.

Ques. What are some of the extra-curricular activities Kerala Agricultural University offers?

Ans. Some of the clubs offered in the university are:
  • National Cadet Corps
  • National Service Scheme
  • Sports tournaments
  • Organizing various cultural events

Ques. Are foreign students supported by Kerala Agricultural University?

Ans. Foreign students supported by respective Govt./ International organizations through scholarships/fellowships and approved by Govt. of India (ICAR/ DARE).

Ques. Where can I find the application forms for Kerala Agricultural University?

Ans. Application forms for KAU can be downloaded from the website (http://www.kau.in/) and be mailed to the university with a Demand Draft of the application fee.

Ques. Does Kerala Agricultural University provide scholarships?

Ans. The university fees for the courses are very affordable. The university provides scholarships to SC/ ST students and other deserving students. The state government also has many facilities for students.

Kerala Agricultural University - [KAU], Thrissur Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Sc {Hons.}₹19,600 (1st Year Fees)10+2
B.Tech₹19,600 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 50% + KEAM
B.Sc + M.Sc₹83,550 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Sc₹30,700 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
PG Diploma₹40,000 (Total Fees)Graduation
Diploma₹54,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
Ph.D₹31,690 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
Select Degree : B.Sc {Hons.} B.Tech B.Sc + M.Sc M.Sc PG Diploma Diploma Ph.D M.Tech MBA + 3 More
Select Stream : Agriculture Engineering Science Management

Kerala Agricultural University - [KAU] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]

₹ 19,600 1st Yr Fees *
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Post Graduate Diploma

₹ 40,000 Total Fees *
1 Year 10 seats Diploma On Campus Post Graduation Full Time Check Detailed Fees
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Diploma

₹ 54,000 1st Yr Fees
2 Years 30 seats Diploma On Campus 10+2 Full Time Check Detailed Fees
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    Sakkeer Hussain MMBA Agribusiness ManagementPursued
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    KAU has a proper placement cell which will definitely boost your chances of being employed in a reputed organization. The Placement cell is very active and is always organizing different industrial visits to different farms, industries, and employment is done in different fields such as Animal Husbandry, Agrochemicals, etc. However, it could be improved.

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    Alfin SanthoshMBA Agribusiness ManagementBatch : 2019
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    The placement cell is very active but improvements can be made in this regard. Many different organisations tend to hire from KAU, including Agrichemical, Agricultural Management, Fertilizers etc. Many of my batchmates got hired in banking firms.

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    Niyas.N.B.Com Finance Hons.Batch : 2017
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    8.3 /10

    It was an amazing experience studying in this college. I truely thank all the teachers, seniors and batchmates for guiding and supporting me from the very first day of college. I learned and got inspired a lot by studying in this college.

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    ShivakumarM.techPursued
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    I have made good memories and also I have seen growth in myself which is extraordinary. I am happy to choose this college as this provides several opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in the subjects based on agricultural engineering. It has a great campus life.

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    SachinB.techPursued
    BATCH : 2021
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    The college is training the students to be extraordinary and to contribute maximum of their knowledge to the society. They build up good morale and harmony among the students. They train them to be future engineers with best ethical practises.

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    ShubhamBACHELOR OF SCIENCE, AGRICULTUREBatch : 2018
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    8.5 /10

    Students who have passed the BSc (AG) course are first appointed as Junior Agricultural Officer on Adoch basis and then selected by the people of Kerala. The Service Commission is posted daily in the Agriculture Department.

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    AnsariB.TECH FOOD ENGINEERINGPursued
    BATCH : 2021
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    GOOD COLLEGE IN KERLA

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    9.5 /10

    College Placement offers internship opportunities. Both private and public corporations visit campus every year and find jobs. Mainly on campus placement drive, students receive one or more job offers.

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    AyushMASTER OF TECHNOLOGY [M.TECH]`Pursued
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    The college holds a great placement record as there are on-campus recruitments where numerous top-notch companies visited the college and recruited students also offered some of the internships with a stipend.

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    Placements will be available for few courses and the students will also get opportunities to take part in many internships offered by the university and also the other organizations outside the university. Job opportunities are available for most of the courses.

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    areM.scBatch : 2015
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    7.5 /10

    Good, Though very less frequency of the campus job but student mostly get jobs in ARS, Banks, Civil Cervices. There was placement cell but not that much strong with less intake at that time. Our university is very reputed so even students got placed in private company by approaching them. We were informed with all jobs advertisement and employment news facilities.

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    KAU P.O., Vellanikkara
    Thrissur - 680656
    Kerala , India

    1.35KmBosco Nagar Bus Stop

    0487-2438011 , 2438050 , 2438001 , 2371928

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    KATHIRESAN S

    i want to study Msc(agricultural Extension)

    19 Jul, 2017 00:10
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    sangeeta rawat

    Hello Kathiresan, To know about the M.Sc (Agricultural Extension) admission procedure, find this link and check Admission

    19 Jul, 2017 12:44
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    ANASWARA KS

    iam confused for selecting a course , iam completed BSc applied physics ,and i need a agricultural farm ,

    25 Feb, 2017 00:10
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    Sharanabasav Huded

    How I get MSC in plant pathology sir, I'm from karnataka.plese Help me sir about entrance exam is of a bot general agri or specified subject

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    Hello Sharanabasav, to get admission in M.Sc Plant Pathology, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in the respective subject/ equivalent degree recognised by KAU with an OGPA of 6.50/10.00 for General Category candidates and 6.00/10.00 for SC/ST candidates.The selections process will be based on performance in written test and interview. For more details, visit the given link http://collegedunia.com/university/25644-kerala-agricultural-university-kau-thrissur/courses-fees?course_id=5482

     

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