Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour

बिहार कृषि विश्वविधालय, सबौर

Courses And Admission

The University takes admission in Undergraduate degree programmes in Agriculture & Horticulture located over at 6 different campuses/colleges of the University. The Master & Ph.D. degree programmes is available in faculties of Agriculture. The residential requirement is 8 semesters for Undergraduate, 4 semesters for Masters & 6 semesters for Ph.D. Degree Programme.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Candidates for admission to different Bachelor’s Degree Program of this University shall be selected through Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination conducted each year by the Govt. of Bihar for 85% of the seat. For 15% of the seat, selection would be made by All India Entrance Examination conducted by ICAR.
  • The candidate should have a minimum qualification shall be 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture/ Math from a recognized Indian Board / University.
  • For details of eligibility and other information, prospectus issued by BCECE/ICAR norms may be refereed.

Admission Capacity

The number of students admitted each year for  B.Sc. (Hons) Hort. courses is as follows:

Sl. No.

Name of Colleges

Total Seats (100%)

Bihar State Quota (85%)

ICAR/VCI Quota (15%)

1.

College of Horticulture, Noorsarai, Nalanda.

25

21

04

Fee Structure 

Sl. No.

Category

First Semester

Subsequent Semester

1

General

Rs. 10,025.00

Rs. 2975.00

2

BC/EBC

Rs. 8,825.00

Rs. 1775.00

3

SC / ST

Rs. 8,425.00

Rs. 1375.00

Academic Calender:

  • For all programme the academic year shall ordinarily be from July-August.

Hostel Rules:

  • The University Hostels shall be made available to all regular students of the constituent colleges of the University
  • Every boarder must have with him a copy of the rules; he/she must familiarize himself/herself with these rules and must observe the same. Ignorance of the rules will not be considered as an excuse.
  • In granting character certificates to the boarders, the opinion of the Warden of college hostel will be given weightage. The Warden will exercise general supervision and control over the hostels through the Superintendent of the hostel.
  • Boarders must look up the Hostel notice Board twice a day, as sometimes important notices are put up there.
  • No boarder should see the Associate Dean-cum-Principal for ordinary affairs. Hostel prefects or Hostel Superintendents are the right persons to be approached for such matters.
  • All cases of illness should be reported to the Hostel Superintendent concerned and to the University medical Officer.
  • No student shall keep any fire-arm, lethal weapon, Poison or intoxicant of any kind in the hostel. Any infringement of this rule will entail expulsion of the student.
  • Any meeting to be held in the hostel premises will need to have prior approval of the Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned or the Warden of the college hostel.
  • The students shall make proper use of common-room, the newspapers and journals and the articles required for all indoor games. Hours during which the common-room shall remain open will be fixed by the Hostel Superintendent from time to time. The common-room Secretary and Joint Secretary will be responsible for running the common-room properly.
  • While visiting the dining hall, the common-room and the canteen, the students must be properly dressed
  • In each wing of the hostel a senior student of good-standing shall be appointed as a prefect for the Wing, who will assist the Hostel Superintendent in the administration of hostel affairs.
  • Purchase of newspaper, magazine, indoor games and prizes for hostel competitions, registers; rubber stamp etc. will be made as per requirements of the students in consultation with Hostel Superintendent/Warden as approved by the Associate Dean-cum-Principal.
  • Purchase of T.V. and its repair, hostel functions and festivals or any other miscellaneous expenditure which the warden may deem fit to incur in consultation with the Secretary/Joint Secretary of the common-room.
  • Amendment to these rules can be made by the committee consisting of the Warden of College Hostel, Hostel Superintendent Secretary/Joint Secretary of common room subject to the approval of the Dean/ Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned.
  • The Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned, on the advice of a committee appointed by him, will be competent to declare an article purchased out of the hostel fund, as unserviceable and authorize its write off and/or auction.
  • All the boarders shall vacate the hostel rooms before they leave for the summer vacation. All hostel articles issued to the students should be returned to the Hostel Clerk before the students vacate their rooms. They will be held responsible for loss, if any and will be liable to replace the loss.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Candidates for admission to different Bachelor’s Degree Program of this University shall be selected through Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination conducted each year by the Govt. of Bihar for 85% of the seat. For 15% of the seat, selection would be made by All India Entrance Examination conducted by ICAR.
  • The candidate should have a minimum qualification shall be 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture/ Math from a recognized Indian Board / University.
  • For details of eligibility and other information, prospectus issued by BCECE/ICAR norms may be refereed.

Admission Capacity

The number of students admitted each year for  B.Sc. (Hons) Ag. courses is as follows:

Sl. No.

Name of Colleges

Total Seats (100%)

Bihar State Quota (85%)

ICAR/VCI Quota (15%)

1.

Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour, Bhagalpur

60

51

09

2.

Mandan Bharti Agricultural College, Agwanpur, Saharsa

60

51

09

3.

VKS College of Agriculture, Dumraon, Buxar

60

51

09

4.

BholaPaswanShastri Agricultural College, Purnia

60

51

09

5.

Dr. Kalam Agricultural College, Kishanganj.

60

51

09

Fee Structure

Sl. No.

Category

First Semester

Subsequent Semester

1

General

Rs. 10,025.00

Rs. 2975.00

2

BC/EBC

Rs. 8,825.00

Rs. 1775.00

3

SC / ST

Rs. 8,425.00

Rs. 1375.00

Academic Calender:

  • For all programme the academic year shall ordinarily be from July-August.

Hostel Rules:

  • The University Hostels shall be made available to all regular students of the constituent colleges of the University
  • Every boarder must have with him a copy of the rules; he/she must familiarize himself/herself with these rules and must observe the same. Ignorance of the rules will not be considered as an excuse.
  • In granting character certificates to the boarders, the opinion of the Warden of college hostel will be given weightage. The Warden will exercise general supervision and control over the hostels through the Superintendent of the hostel.
  • Boarders must look up the Hostel notice Board twice a day, as sometimes important notices are put up there.
  • No boarder should see the Associate Dean-cum-Principal for ordinary affairs. Hostel prefects or Hostel Superintendents are the right persons to be approached for such matters.
  • All cases of illness should be reported to the Hostel Superintendent concerned and to the University medical Officer.
  • No student shall keep any fire-arm, lethal weapon, Poison or intoxicant of any kind in the hostel. Any infringement of this rule will entail expulsion of the student.
  • Any meeting to be held in the hostel premises will need to have prior approval of the Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned or the Warden of the college hostel.
  • The students shall make proper use of common-room, the newspapers and journals and the articles required for all indoor games. Hours during which the common-room shall remain open will be fixed by the Hostel Superintendent from time to time. The common-room Secretary and Joint Secretary will be responsible for running the common-room properly.
  • While visiting the dining hall, the common-room and the canteen, the students must be properly dressed
  • In each wing of the hostel a senior student of good-standing shall be appointed as a prefect for the Wing, who will assist the Hostel Superintendent in the administration of hostel affairs.
  • Purchase of newspaper, magazine, indoor games and prizes for hostel competitions, registers; rubber stamp etc. will be made as per requirements of the students in consultation with Hostel Superintendent/Warden as approved by the Associate Dean-cum-Principal.
  • Purchase of T.V. and its repair, hostel functions and festivals or any other miscellaneous expenditure which the warden may deem fit to incur in consultation with the Secretary/Joint Secretary of the common-room.
  • Amendment to these rules can be made by the committee consisting of the Warden of College Hostel, Hostel Superintendent Secretary/Joint Secretary of common room subject to the approval of the Dean/ Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned.
  • The Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned, on the advice of a committee appointed by him, will be competent to declare an article purchased out of the hostel fund, as unserviceable and authorize its write off and/or auction.
  • All the boarders shall vacate the hostel rooms before they leave for the summer vacation. All hostel articles issued to the students should be returned to the Hostel Clerk before the students vacate their rooms. They will be held responsible for loss, if any and will be liable to replace the loss.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Admission in Master’s Degree programme is made through a Competitive Test conducted each year by the University conducted for 85% of the seat. For 15% of the seat, selection would be made by All India Entrance Examination conducted by ICAR.
  • The candidate should have a minimum qualification shall be B. Sc (Hons) Ag. / B. Sc (Hons) Hort.
  • Required OGPA 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST) in Sc (Hons) Ag. / B. Sc (Hons) Hort.
  • Domicile of Bihar is mandatory for M.Sc. (Ag.) degree programme.

Admission Capacity

The number of students admitted each year for M.Sc. (Ag.) programme is as follows:

Sl. No.

Subjects

BAU Seats

ICAR Seats

Total Seats

1

Agricultural Economics

4

1

5

2

Agricultural Statistics

3

1

4

3

Agronomy 

9

3

12

4

Biochemistry & Crop Physiology 

2

0

2

5

Entomology 

4

2

6

6

Extension Education

4

1

5

7

Horticulture (Olericulture)

9

2

11

8

Horticulture (Pomology)

9

3

12

9

Horticulture (Post Harvest Technology)

3

1

4

10

Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

4

1

5

11

Plant Breeding & Genetics

9

3

12

12

Plant Pathology 

6

2

8

13

Seed Science & Technology

2

0

2

14

Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry

9

3

12

Fee Structure

Sl. No.

Category

First Semester

Subsequent Semester

1

General

Rs. 11385.00

Rs. 3235.00

2

BC/EBC

Rs. 9885.00

Rs. 1735.00

3

SC / ST

Rs. 9585.00

Rs. 1435.00

Academic Calender:

  • For all programme the academic year shall ordinarily be from July-August.

Hostel Rules:

  • The University Hostels shall be made available to all regular students of the constituent colleges of the University
  • Every boarder must have with him a copy of the rules; he/she must familiarize himself/herself with these rules and must observe the same. Ignorance of the rules will not be considered as an excuse.
  • In granting character certificates to the boarders, the opinion of the Warden of college hostel will be given weightage. The Warden will exercise general supervision and control over the hostels through the Superintendent of the hostel.
  • Boarders must look up the Hostel notice Board twice a day, as sometimes important notices are put up there.
  • No boarder should see the Associate Dean-cum-Principal for ordinary affairs. Hostel prefects or Hostel Superintendents are the right persons to be approached for such matters.
  • All cases of illness should be reported to the Hostel Superintendent concerned and to the University medical Officer.
  • No student shall keep any fire-arm, lethal weapon, Poison or intoxicant of any kind in the hostel. Any infringement of this rule will entail expulsion of the student.
  • Any meeting to be held in the hostel premises will need to have prior approval of the Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned or the Warden of the college hostel.
  • The students shall make proper use of common-room, the newspapers and journals and the articles required for all indoor games. Hours during which the common-room shall remain open will be fixed by the Hostel Superintendent from time to time. The common-room Secretary and Joint Secretary will be responsible for running the common-room properly.
  • While visiting the dining hall, the common-room and the canteen, the students must be properly dressed
  • In each wing of the hostel a senior student of good-standing shall be appointed as a prefect for the Wing, who will assist the Hostel Superintendent in the administration of hostel affairs.
  • Purchase of newspaper, magazine, indoor games and prizes for hostel competitions, registers; rubber stamp etc. will be made as per requirements of the students in consultation with Hostel Superintendent/Warden as approved by the Associate Dean-cum-Principal.
  • Purchase of T.V. and its repair, hostel functions and festivals or any other miscellaneous expenditure which the warden may deem fit to incur in consultation with the Secretary/Joint Secretary of the common-room.
  • Amendment to these rules can be made by the committee consisting of the Warden of College Hostel, Hostel Superintendent Secretary/Joint Secretary of common room subject to the approval of the Dean/ Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned.
  • The Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned, on the advice of a committee appointed by him, will be competent to declare an article purchased out of the hostel fund, as unserviceable and authorize its write off and/or auction.
  • All the boarders shall vacate the hostel rooms before they leave for the summer vacation. All hostel articles issued to the students should be returned to the Hostel Clerk before the students vacate their rooms. They will be held responsible for loss, if any and will be liable to replace the loss.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Admission in Ph.D. programme is made through a Competitive Test conducted each year by the University conducted for 75% of the seat. For 25% of the seat, selection would be made by All India Entrance Examination conducted by ICAR.
  • The candidate should have a minimum qualification shall be M. Sc (Ag.).
  • Required OGPA 7.0 (6.5 for SC/ST) in M. Sc (Ag.)

Admission Capacity

The number of students admitted each year for Ph.D. programme is as follows:

Sl. No.

Subjects

BAU Seats

ICAR Seats

Total Vacant Seats

1

Agronomy

3

1

4

2

Agriculture Economics

1

1

2

3

Entomology

1

1

2

4

Extension Education

1

1

2

5

Horticulture (Olericulture)

3

1

4

6

Horticulture ( Pomology)

3

1

4

7

Plant Breeding & Genetics

2

1

3

8

Plant Pathology

1

1

2

9

Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry

4

2

6

Fee Structure

Sl. No.

Category

First Semester

Subsequent Semester

1

General

Rs. 9085.00

Rs. 3385.00

2

BC/EBC

Rs. 7085.00

Rs. 1835.00

3

SC / ST

Rs. 6685.00

Rs. 1435.00

Academic Calender:

  • For all programme the academic year shall ordinarily be from July-August.

Hostel Rules:

  • The University Hostels shall be made available to all regular students of the constituent colleges of the University
  • Every boarder must have with him a copy of the rules; he/she must familiarize himself/herself with these rules and must observe the same. Ignorance of the rules will not be considered as an excuse.
  • In granting character certificates to the boarders, the opinion of the Warden of college hostel will be given weightage. The Warden will exercise general supervision and control over the hostels through the Superintendent of the hostel.
  • Boarders must look up the Hostel notice Board twice a day, as sometimes important notices are put up there.
  • No boarder should see the Associate Dean-cum-Principal for ordinary affairs. Hostel prefects or Hostel Superintendents are the right persons to be approached for such matters.
  • All cases of illness should be reported to the Hostel Superintendent concerned and to the University medical Officer.
  • No student shall keep any fire-arm, lethal weapon, Poison or intoxicant of any kind in the hostel. Any infringement of this rule will entail expulsion of the student.
  • Any meeting to be held in the hostel premises will need to have prior approval of the Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned or the Warden of the college hostel.
  • The students shall make proper use of common-room, the newspapers and journals and the articles required for all indoor games. Hours during which the common-room shall remain open will be fixed by the Hostel Superintendent from time to time. The common-room Secretary and Joint Secretary will be responsible for running the common-room properly.
  • While visiting the dining hall, the common-room and the canteen, the students must be properly dressed
  • In each wing of the hostel a senior student of good-standing shall be appointed as a prefect for the Wing, who will assist the Hostel Superintendent in the administration of hostel affairs.
  • Purchase of newspaper, magazine, indoor games and prizes for hostel competitions, registers; rubber stamp etc. will be made as per requirements of the students in consultation with Hostel Superintendent/Warden as approved by the Associate Dean-cum-Principal.
  • Purchase of T.V. and its repair, hostel functions and festivals or any other miscellaneous expenditure which the warden may deem fit to incur in consultation with the Secretary/Joint Secretary of the common-room.
  • Amendment to these rules can be made by the committee consisting of the Warden of College Hostel, Hostel Superintendent Secretary/Joint Secretary of common room subject to the approval of the Dean/ Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned.
  • The Associate Dean-cum-Principal concerned, on the advice of a committee appointed by him, will be competent to declare an article purchased out of the hostel fund, as unserviceable and authorize its write off and/or auction.
  • All the boarders shall vacate the hostel rooms before they leave for the summer vacation. All hostel articles issued to the students should be returned to the Hostel Clerk before the students vacate their rooms. They will be held responsible for loss, if any and will be liable to replace the loss.