Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST), is a state university established in the year 1999. It is affiliated to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The university offers a variety of UG, PG, Ph.D., Diploma, and Certificate courses in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries, Veterinary and Animal Sciences, and other allied sciences. Admission to most of the courses is done based on the CET conducted by the University.

SKUAST Jammu Highlights 

Established in 1999
University Type State University
Affiliation ICAR
Approval UGC
Courses offered UG, PG, Doctoral
Basic Admission criteria Entrance-based
Application mode Online
Official Website http://www.skuast.org/

SKUAST Jammu Courses

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology offers the following courses at the UG, PG & Doctoral level:

Courses Eligibility
B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 10+2 or equivalent with 50% marks (40% for Reserved) in PCB and English. 
B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology 10+2 or equivalent with 60% marks in PCB and English
B.V.Sc. and AH 10+2 or equivalent with 50% marks (40% for Reserved) in PCB and English. 
M.V.Sc. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant subject with 60% marks (50% for Reserved)
M.Sc. (Basic Science and Biotechnology)
M.Sc. (Agri. and Allied Sciences)
MBA Agri-Business Graduate with 50% marks
Ph.D. (Agriculture/Vety./Basic Sciences) Master’s degree in relevant subject with 6.5 OGPA
Diploma in Basic Agriculture/Horticulture Training 10+2 or equivalent in science stream

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SKUAST Jammu Admission

Admission in UG and PG courses is based on the SKUAST-J CET score or ICAR CET score followed by marks in qualifying examination.

The selection of candidates in Ph.D. is granted on the basis of merit in UG and PG courses also, followed by an interview and counselling rounds.

Admission to the Diploma and Certificate courses is given on the basis of merit secured in10+2 and 10th standard respectively.

Application Procedure: 

  • Visit the official website of the university
  • Click on the CET application form link.
  • Fill all the personal details, Educational Details in the form.
  • Upload the recent passport size photograph and signature
  • Review all the details and submit the form.
  • Pay the application fee by Credit Card, Debit Card, or through Net Banking.

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SKUAST Jammu Placement

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology has a counseling and placement cell that assists the students in finding jobs in their respective fields.

It will help the students in interacting with experts in different fields. The cell also conducts various training programs for their personality development with specialized lectures on resume making, communication skills.

 Some of the top recruiters are IL&FS, Bank of India, NBHC, IFFCO, and many more.

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SKUAST Jammu Facilities

  •  Hostel: Separate hostel accommodations are there for boys and girls. There are four hostels with sufficient rooms with adequate furniture and other facilities. 
  • Library: There are two libraries with a good variety of books, magazines & journals. Both the libraries have open access and are housed in their respective modern and spacious buildings.
  • Health care Facilities: The medical facilities including ambulance services are there for the students and residents round the clock. A dental chair facility is also available.
  •  Sports/Cultural activities: There are a large playground and gymnasium, including the facilities of different games and sports. The students are encouraged to take part in state and inter-university competitions.

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SKUAST Jammu FAQs

Ques. Does the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu  provide any internship opportunities?

Ans. The placement cell of the college is quite active. The college helps to provide students with internship opportunities in MNCs in the final year.

Ques. Does the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu provide financial assistance?

Ans. Yes, there are scholarships for the students whose family income is less than Rs.6 lakh per annum.

Ques. What is the application fee for CET?

Ans. A candidate needs to pay INR 1800

Ques. How are the faculties at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology?

Ans. The faculty members of every department are highly educated, knowledgeable, well-experienced and dedicated to provide quality education

Ques. Is there any entrance test for a Ph.D. in Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu?

Ans. No, the university takes admission to Ph.D. on the basis of merit.