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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu - [SKUAST-J], Jammu - Admission Details 2020

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu - [SKUAST-J], Jammu - Admission Details 2020

Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir UGC Estd 1999 State University

SKUAST Jammu Admission 2020: UG, PG, Ph.D., Eligibility, Application Process, Documents

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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu - [SKUAST-J] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Quick Updates 2020

July 9: Last day for submission of Online Application forms is extended to 25th July 2020. Last day for submission of application fees is 31st July 2020.

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology of Jammu was established in 1999. Under the UG domain, the university offers B.Sc (Hons), B.V.Sc & A.H., and B.Tech programs. Under the PG Domain, M.Sc, M.V.Sc, M.F.Sc, M.Tech, and HBM programs are offered. SKUAST also offers Ph.D. courses under various specializations. 

  • Admissions to all the UG and PG courses are done on the basis of the score obtained in the SKUAST-J CET, supplemented by marks in the qualifying examination. 
  • Admissions to the Ph.D., Diploma, and certificate courses are solely merit-based.
  • Application forms can be submitted online. 
  • For admission to the UG courses and Diploma courses, candidates should have passed 10+2 examinations.
  • For admission to the PG courses, candidates should have completed graduation in any relevant discipline.
  • For admission to the Ph.D. courses, candidates who hold a master’s degree are eligible. 
  • Candidates who have passed 10th grade can apply for certificate courses. 

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Jammu is ranked Number 15 in the year 2016-17 amongst Agricultural Universities by ICAR. 

SKUAST Jammu Admission Highlights 2020

Name of the UniversitySher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST)
University TypeState University
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance and Merit-Based
Entrance ExamSKUAST-J CET
Application ModeOnline
CounselingState
ScholarshipYes
Official Websitehttp://www.skuast.org/

SKUAST-J, Jammu Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.V.Sc₹1.78 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Sc₹34,283 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
B.Sc {Hons.}₹40,566 (1st Year Fees)10+2
Ph.D₹54,366 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
Diploma₹17,500 (Total Fees)-
M.V.Sc₹34,283 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
MBA₹93,100 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
CourseAdmission Link
B.Sc (Agriculture),
B.Sc,
BVSc,
M.Sc (Agriculture),
M.Sc,
MVSc,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture,
Ph.D in Veterinary Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
UG Certificate in Agriculture,
UG Certificate in Management,
Certificate in Agriculture,
Graduate Certificate in Management
Admission Link

SKUAST Jammu B.Sc., B.V.Sc & AH Admission 2020

SKUAST, Jammu offers a B.Sc. course with specializations in Agriculture and Biotechnology and a B.V.Sc course both full-time and for a duration of 3 years. 

CourseSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
B.Sc (Hons)AgriculturePassed 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in PCB/ PCMB or Agriculture with ScienceSKUAST-J + merit in 10+2
BiotechnologyPassed 10+2 or its equivalent with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English
B.V.Sc. & AH-Passed 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in PCB
  • A 10% relaxation of marks is granted to reserved category candidates. 
  • Candidates must be 17 years old on or before 31.12.2020. 
  • ICAR scores can be considered for admission against free seats and self-financing seats (State Domicile).
  • The application process for the examination is mentioned at the bottom.

SKUAST Jammu B.Tech Admission 2020

The institute has recently launched a B.Tech Hons program in Biotechnology. The details are summarised below: 

Name of the CourseBachelor of Technology
Duration4 years
Eligibility10 + 2 with minimum 50% in PCB
SpecializationsBiotechnology
Admission CriteriaSKUAST-J + merit in 10+2
TypeSelf Financed
  • The regular 10% relaxation of marks is not valid for the B.Tech course. 
  • Candidates must be 17 years old on or before 31.12.2020. 
  • The application process for the examination is mentioned at the bottom.

SKUAST Jammu M.Sc., M.V.Sc. Admission 2020

SKUAST offers full-time masters’ courses for a duration of 2 years in M.Sc. in 4 specializations, an M.V.Sc. in 16 specializations, M.Tech in 2 specializations, and M.Sc.(Allied Science and Agriculture) in 13 specializations.

CourseSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
M.Sc Basic ScienceBiochemistryBachelor’s degree in Agriculture or in relevant discipline with 55% SKUAST-J score or ICAR (against Free seats) followed by marks in graduation.
Statistics
Microbiology
Plant Physiology
M.V.Sc.Veterinary AnatomyB.V.Sc. & AH with 60%
Veterinary Biochemistry
Veterinary Microbiology
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
Veterinary Parasitology
Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology
Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
Veterinary Physiology
Veterinary Gynecology and Obstetrics
Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education
Animal Nutrition
Animal Genetics and Breeding
Livestock Production and Management
Livestock Products Technology
M.Sc Agriculture and Allied SciencesAgricultural EconomicsBachelor’s degree in Agriculture or in relevant specialization with 60%
Agricultural Extension and Communication
Agronomy
Biotechnology
Entomology
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Plant Pathology
Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
Fruit Science
Vegetable Science
Floriculture and Landscaping
Food Science and Technology
Sericulture
Forestry
  • Candidates should not be less than 19 years of age as of December 31. 
  • Final year students of the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply for admissions to the college.
  • The selection of the candidates is based on the score of the applicant in the Common Entrance Test conducted by SKUAST, Jammu, or ICAR for admission against free seats and self-financing seats(State Domicile).

SKUAST Jammu M.Tech Admission 2020

The institute also offers 2 M.Tech specialization courses of a 2 year duration. The details are explained below. 

Name of the CourseMaster of Technology
Duration2 years
EligibilityB.Tech in Agricultural Engineering with 60%
SpecializationsSoil & Water Engineering Farm Machinery & Power Engineering
Admission CriteriaSKUAST-J score or ICAR (against Free seats) followed by marks in graduation
  • Candidates should not be less than 19 years of age as of December 31. 
  • Final year students of the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply for admissions to the college.

SKUAST Jammu Ph.D. Admission 2020

SKUAST also offers full-time Ph.D. programs in three specializations, namely, Allied Science, Veterinary, and Basic Sciences.

Candidates who have completed a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in any relevant discipline and secured a minimum of 65% marks are eligible for admission to the Ph.D. course. Selection is based on performance in UG and PG examinations and also performance during interviews and counseling rounds.

CourseSpecializationMinimum Selection Criteria
Ph.D. VeterinaryVeterinary MedicineMaster Degree in any relevant discipline with minimum 65% marks Merit-Based
Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
Veterinary Gynecology and Obstetrics
Veterinary Anatomy
Veterinary Pathology
Animal Nutrition
Animal Genetics and Breeding
Veterinary Parasitology
Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology
Livestock Production and Management
Veterinary Microbiology
Veterinary Physiology
Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education
Ph.D. Basic ScienceBiochemistryMaster Degree in any relevant discipline with minimum 65% marks 
Statistics
Ph.D. Allied ScienceAgriculture EconomicsMaster Degree in any relevant discipline with minimum 65% marks 
Agriculture Extensions and Communication
Agronomy
Entomology
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Plant Pathology
Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
Fruit Science
Vegetable Science
Food Science and Technology
Sericulture
Agroforestry
  • A 5% relaxation of marks is given to candidates from reserved communities. 
  • The selection of candidates is solely based on merit achieved in the Bachelor’s and Master's degree.

SKUAST Jammu Diploma & Certificate Courses Admission 2020

SKUAST, Jammu offers diploma courses in two specializations and Certificate courses in 11 specializations. The details are mentioned below. 

CourseSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
DiplomaAgriculture10+2 in Science Stream from any recognized boardMerit-based
Horticulture
CertificateProduction and Processing of Saffron and KalazeeraMinimum pass in class 10th
Spawn Production and Mushroom Cultivation
Production Technology of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Propagation and Nursery Management of Fruit Crops
Seed Production Technology
Production of Seed and Planting Material of Vegetable and Ornamentals
Beekeeping
Food Processing
Poultry Production and Management
Fisheries Production and Management
Dairy Production and Management
  • Candidates are selected on the basis of merit achieved in the qualifying examination. 
  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 are eligible for the Diploma courses. 
  • Candidates who have passed 10th are eligible for the Certificate courses.

SKUAST Jammu Application Process

How to Apply for SKUAST-J CET?

  • Visit the official website of the college. 
  • Click on the “SKUAST-J Common Entrance Test (CET)-2020” link and fill the form carefully with valid credentials.
  • In the first part, fill in all the personal details cautiously and in the second part, fill in your educational details. Make sure the name and other details are filled in BLOCK LETTERS. 
  • In the next step, add your photograph and signature as required.
  • Verify all the details and finally, submit the form.
  • The application fee of INR 1800 is now to be paid via Credit Card, Debit Card, or Net Banking.
  • Take print out of the confirmation page(s) of the online application format and preserve it for future reference. 
  • The Admit Card can be downloaded from the University website. 

Counselling Process 

The candidates must come for counseling along with all documents in original, a set of attested copies of all documents, the admit card issued by SKUAST-J and a counselling fee of INR 1000 (nonrefundable). The documents include: 

  • Permanent resident/domicile certificate 
  • Date of birth certificate (Matriculation certificate)
  • Marks certificate of qualifying examination
  • Category certificate, if applicable

FAQs

Ques. Are there hostel facilities available?

Ans. Yes, there are four hostels (two each for boys and girls). All the hostels have sufficient rooms with adequate furniture and fixtures.

Ques. Can NRI Candidates also apply?

Ans. Yes, NRI candidates must submit a copy of their qualifying examination marks sheet duly verified and certified by the Indian Embassy/High Commission in the country of their residence, stating that such examination is equivalent to university prescribed qualifying examination of Indian Boards/Universities.

Ques. If two candidates receive the same marks, what is the order of preference?

Ans. For undergraduate courses: 
  • Candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology/or Mathematics 
  • Candidates obtaining higher marks in Chemistry in aggregate.
  • Candidates older in age to be preferred if points as per (i) and (ii) are equal. 

For postgraduate courses: 

  • Candidates obtaining higher marks at graduation level
  • Candidates older in age to be preferred if points as per (i) are equal

Ques. What is the placement scenario?

Ans. The institute has a counseling and placement cell. Some of the top recruiters of the company include Bank of India, IL&FS, NBHC, IFFCO, and many more.

Ques. How do we contact the college for further details?

Ans. The mailing address of the college is Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, Main Campus Chatha, Jammu Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Pin:- 180009. You can also contact them at 0191-2262133.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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