Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV or PKV) is an agricultural university established on 20th October, 1969, located at Akola, in Maharashtra, India, in the Vidarbha region. The University is entrusted with the responsibility of agricultural education, research and extension education along with breeder and foundation seed program. Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth offers Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees at UG, PG and Doctoral levels respectively in the fields of Agricultural Sciences and Agricultural Engineering & Technology.
Admission to all the undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate degree program are conducted by Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research (MCAER), Pune.
- Admission to all the UG program (including B.Tech) is done on the basis of marks obtained in the last qualifying examination
- Admission to the PG program (including M.Tech) will be done through Common Entrance Test (CET), conducted by the Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board (MAUEB), Pune
- Admission to the Ph. D. program are done on the basis of merit in the Ph.D. Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board (MAUEB) as well as of the qualifying postgraduate degree examination