Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) is inviting applications for B.Sc (Hons), Diploma, PG and Ph.D. programmes. Candidates can apply online through the official website. Make sure to read the instructions carefully before applying.

Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University is the only farm university in Hyderabad. The courses offered at PJTSAU UG, PG, Diploma, and Doctoral courses in the fields of Agriculture. Admission to the courses is both merit and entrance-based. Exam scores accepted for admission are TS EAMCET, AGRICET, and entrance test conducted by the ICAR.

PJTSAU Important Dates

Last Date to Apply for PG and Ph.D. 22 Oct, 2020
Last Date to Apply for B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture under NRI/NRI Sponsored Quota 31 Oct, 2020
Last Date to Apply for B.Sc (Hons) Community Science 10 Oct, 2020
Last Date to Apply for various Diploma courses 16 Oct, 2020
Last Date to Apply for AGRICET and AGRIENGGCET 06 Oct, 2020 (upto 4:30 pm)

PJTSAU Highlight

Established | Type 1964 | State
Recognized by  ICAR
Courses offered B.Sc, B.Tech, M.Sc, M.Tech, and Ph.D.
Selection criteria Merit and Entrance-based
Accepted exam scores TS EAMCET, AGRICET, and AGRIENGGCET
Application process | Fees Online | INR 1600
Official website | Contact | +91-40-24015011

PJTSAU Courses 

The university offers various courses in various streams such as Science, Management and Engineering. The following tabulation provides the courses offered in PJTSAU.

Course Details
  • Specializations: Agriculture and Commercial Agriculture (CA) & Business Management (BM)
  • Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2 with Science stream.
B.Sc (Hons.)
  • Specializations: Home Science, Food Science & Nutrition, and Fashion Technology.
  • Eligibility: 50% marks in the relevant field.
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  • Specializations: Agriculture Engineering and Food Technology 
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in the relevant field.
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  • Specializations: Soil and Water Engineering, Farm Machinery, Processing & Food Engineering.
  • Eligibility: Graduate in relevant discipline
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M.Sc (Agriculture)
  • Specializations: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Entomology, Agronomy, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Crop Physiology, Soil Science, Microbiology, Seed Science & Technology, Agronomy (Water Management), and Molecular Biology & Biotechnology.
  • Eligibility: Graduate in relevant discipline.
M.Sc (Home Science)
  • Specializations: Food & Nutrition, Human Development & Family Studies, Family Resource Management, and Home Science Extension & Communication Management.
  • Eligibility: Graduate in relevant discipline.
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  • Specialization: Agri-Business Management
  • Eligibility: Graduate in relevant discipline.
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PJTSAU Admission 

Admissions at Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University are both merit and entrance-based. A student who qualifies the selection procedure gets an admission. The selection procedure for various courses is as follows:

  • B.Tech: TS EAMCET/ AGRICET (Diploma)
  • B.Sc (Hons.): Merits in the qualifying exam
  • All PG courses: Entrance test conducted by the ICAR

How to apply?

Applicants are required to register online for the admission process along with all the required documents and an application fee of INR 1,600 (General) & INR 850 (SC/ ST). The duly filled application form is then to be sent to the Registrar of the university through speed post.

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PJTSAU Facilities 

  • The entire university consists of 5 libraries other than the University Library. The library is well digitalized and contains various genres of books including reference books, research books, journals
  • The library is provided with a full-speed internet facility which helps the students to browse faster and get the required information in a short period of time.
  • The university consist of computer lab which is well equipped with the latest technology

PJTSAU Colleges 

Below mentioned colleges are the four colleges that come under Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University.

  • College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.
  • Agricultural college, Aswaraopet, Khammam District.
  • Agricultural College, Jagtial Karimnagar District.
  • College of Home Science, Saifabad, Hyderabad.


Ques. What is the ranking of PJTSAU in India?

Ans. The university stands in 12th rank among the Agricultural Universities in India.

Ques. How should we apply to get admission to the university?

Ans. The university has both online and offline applications. So the candidates could visit the college and get admission form or else visit the official website of the university where they will be provided admission form which they have to fill in and submit with their accurate details. The candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before applying to any course.

Ques. Is the University accredited by UGC?

Ans. Yes, the university is accredited by both the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Indian ‘Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

Ques. Does the university provide a Scholarship?

Ans. No, the university doesn’t provide any scholarships to the students. Because the fee structure of the university is very nominal and affordable.

Ques. Does the university provide placement?

Ans. The university has a separate placement cell which will guide the students to improve their skills and give them the ability to face the real world and solve the problem. The university also arranges for the seminar and other activities to bring out the best in the students which helps to identify the eligible students to get placed. Many agricultural companies have visited the campus and recruit the eligible candidates.