|Ph.D. Registration Deadline (Without Late Fee)||26 Nov, 2020|
|Ph.D. Registration Deadline (With Late Fee)||02 Dec, 2020|
|PET Exam Date||04 Jan, 2021|
07 Jan, 2021
14 Jan, 2021
21 Jan, 2021
01 Feb, 2021
|Date of Counselling/Interview||05 Jan, 2021|
08 Jan, 2021
15 Jan, 2021
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Punjab Agricultural University was established in 1962. It was inaugurated by Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Prime Minister of India in 1963. The university spreads over an area of 494 hectares at Ludhiana with an off-campus area of 1793 hectares. It has four constituent colleges which are, College of Agriculture, College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, College of Home Science, and College of Basic Science & Humanities, besides PAU Pre-Graduation Institutes of Agriculture at Gurdaspur and Bathinda.
The university offers 43 Masters and 29 Ph.D. programs besides 11 under-graduate programs at Ludhiana and other colleges.
|Established | Institute Type||1962 | Public|
|Courses Offered||83 Courses across various streams|
|Admission Criteria||Merit-based & Entrance Test|
|Facilities Available||Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports|
|B.Sc. (Hons)||Specialization:Agriculture, Horticulture, Community Science, Nutrition & Dietetics|
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have cleared 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology/ Agriculture with at least 50% marks in aggregate/Two-year Diploma in Agriculture
|B.Tech.||Specialization:Biotechnology, Food Technology, (Agril. Engg.)|
Duration: 3 year
Eligibility:Candidate must have cleared 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology/ Agriculture with at least 50% marks in aggregate / Certificate course in Food Processing and Preservation from SLIET, Longowal
Eligibility: Candidate must have cleared Matric or equivalent with at least 65% marks in aggregate with Maths and Science as compulsory subjects
|Diploma||Specialization:Agriculture, Hybrid Seed Production Technology|
Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: Candidate must have cleared Matric
|M.Sc||Specialization:Agricultural Meteorology, Agronomy, Entomology, Extension Education, Food Technology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Soil Science, Biotechnology, Horticulture (Fruit Science), Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping), Forestry Apparel & Textile Science, Community Science, Family Resource Management, Food & Nutrition, Extension Education and Communication Management, Human Development and Family Studies, Fashion Designing|
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Sc. Agri./B.Sc. Agri. (Hons)/ B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. Hort, B.Sc. Biotech, B. Tech. Food Technology/ B.Sc. Food Science, B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science with elective in Foods & Nutrition, B.Sc. Biotech. (Hons)
|M.Sc (Hons.)||Specialization: Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology|
Duration: 5 year integrated
Eligibility: Candidate must have cleared 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology/ Agriculture with at least 50% marks in aggregate
|M.Tech/MCA/MBA||Specialization: Civil Engineering (Hydrology & Water Resources Engg./ Structural Engg.), Computer Science & Engineering, Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering, Soil & Water Engineering, Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System (GIS), Forestry Apparel & Textile Science, Community Science, Family Resource Management, Food & Nutrition, Extension Education and Communication Management, Human Development and Family Studies, Fashion Designing|
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor of Engineering or Technology in Civil/Agril. Engg. ,Computer Science/Electronics / Electrical Engg., Chemical / Electrical / Food Engg. / Food Tech. / Dairy Technology / B.Sc. Food Tech. (Hons), Bachelor of Engineering or Technology in Agricultural Engineering/Aerospace Engineering /Information Technology / Computer Science Engg. , M.Sc. Clothing & Textiles/Apparel & Textile Science/Apparel & Textile Design and B.Sc. (H.Sc.)/B.Sc. (Hons) Home Sci./ Community Sci./B.Sc. (Hons) Fashion Designing, Home Management/ Family Resource Management, M.Sc. in Child Development/Human Development and Family Studies/ Human Development
|PhD||Specialization:Agricultural Meteorology, Agronomy, Biotechnology, Entomology, Extension Education, Food Technology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Horticulture (Fruit Science), Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping), Energy Science & Technology, Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering, Soil & Water Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Botany, Zoology, Botany, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Sociology, Business Administration, Microbiology|
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: M.Sc. Agril. Met./ Agronomy/ Forestry/ Hort./ Fruit Science and B.Sc. Agri./B.Sc. Agri. (Hons)/ B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. Hort., M.Sc. Biotech./Plant Breeding and Genetics/ Life Sciences and B.Sc. Biotech. (Hons), B.Sc. Molecular Biology, M.Sc. Extension Education/ Home Science Extension Education, M.Sc. Food Tech./M.Tech. Food Technology, M.Sc. Plant Breeding/Plant Breeding & Genetics/Genetics
Admission at Punjab Agricultural University is based on merit and entrance test. Students can apply either online or offline for the courses offered at the university.
(a) If a candidate wishes to pay using online mode, then he/she has to click pay online and make payment.
(b) If the candidate has to pay using challan mode, he/she can download the Bank Challan Form of the concerned Bank.
Read more: Punjab Agricultural University Admission
The university also has a training and placement cell. The employment situation is very good for Agricultural Engineers.
Many of them are in prestigious positions after getting selected in various all India level competitive examinations. Some of the postgraduate students are also holding high professional positions in various foreign countries in big companies.
The college offers the following scholarships to the students:
At the university, there are many facilities for the comfort of the students.
There are various Professors, Associate Professors, and Assistant Professors in each department of the university for the students.
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Ques. What is the full address of Punjab Agricultural University?
Ans. Punjab Agricultural University is located in Ludhiana, Punjab. The full address of the university is as follows:
Punjab Agricultural University, Ferozpur Rd, Ludhiana, Punjab -141027
Ques. How to contact Punjab Agricultural University?
Ans. Interested candidates can visit the official website i.e. http://www.pau.edu/ of the university or they can also contact them through the phone: 91-161- 2401960-79 Ext:- 213 or
Fax. 91-161- 2400945 or
Ques. What is the gender intake at Punjab Agricultural University?
Ques. Are there any research centers of the university?
Ques. Do the university provide a hostel facility to married students?
Ans. IGIT Sarang is one of the best government colleges in Orissa. It is also only one government college of Orissa that is eligible to submit an Institutional Development Proposal. The admission process for Electrical Engineering is based on the results of JEE mains and Orissa-JEE. Punjab Agriculture University holds #51 rank among universities in India issued by NIRF ranking, 2019. Admission for B. Tech in agriculture is wholly based on the results of JEE mains followed by interviews and counseling. The placement rate is also good for this university. Tabulated below gives a brief overview of both institutions: Particulars IGIT Sarang PAU Total course fee 2.89 lakhs 2.67 lakhs Total seats 120 8 Top recruiters Ananda, Bhushan Steel, Infosys, Kanbay international, Larsen, and Toubro Aries Agro, Chambal Fertilizers, CMC, IFFC, Nestle Average salary 4 lakhs 4.2 lakhs Admission process B.Tech in Metallurgy at IGIT Sarang Admissions are based on the results of JEE mains or OJEE valid rank followed by interviews and counseling. With this students are also required to have at least 45% in 10+2 with required subjects(Physics and mathematics should be primary subjects). B.Tech in Agriculture at PAU The application process is fully online with an application fee of 610 INR. Admissions for Agricultural Engineering are only based on the rank of JEE mains followed by interviews and counseling. Placements IGIT Sarang Companies like Ananda, Bhushan Steel, Infosys, Kanbay international, Larsen and Toubro, Satyam Computers, TATA Consultancy Services, Visa Steel, etc visit the campus every year in search of good placements. The average salary offered to students is 4 lakhs and the highest salary package is up to 10 lakhs. Punjab Agricultural University Companies like Aries Agro, Chambal Fertilizers, CMC, IFFCO, Jain irrigation, Kirloskar, Nestle, New Holland, NSM, etc visit every year for placements. The average package offered for this course is 4.2 lakhs and the highest is up to 7 lakhs. Both IGIT SARANG and Punjab agricultural university are equally good for both the courses. Both have good teaching facilities and good infrastructure. The environment of both Institutes is very friendly and engaging. Placements are available. But if we talk about the university in which we can get admission easily then IGIT Sarang is there as about 120 seats are available for this course and if we see the Punjab university then there are only 8 seats available.Read more