ADMISSION NOTICE 2012‐13
Applications in prescribed proforma are invited from the eligible candidates for appearing in the competitive test to be held on 17.06.2012 at Pusa for admission to the Master Degree Programme in Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Statistics, Plant Physiology,Agricultural Biotechnology, Entomology, Extension Education, Nematology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Processing & Food Engineering, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Soil and Water Engineering, Extension Education (Home Science), Food & Nutrition, Family Resource Management, and Ph.D. Programme in Agricultural Biotechnology, Agricultural Economics,Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Entomology, Extension Education, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology and Soil Science, and on 16.06.12 for MBA(Agribusinesss Management) for the academic session 2012‐13. Master Degree programmes are only for the Domiciles of Bihar State. The application form and prospectus can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar, R. A. U., Pusa from 16.04.2012 to 15.05.2012 by remitting requisite fee as mentioned below in the form of Demand draft drawn in favour of the Comptroller, RAU, Pusa, payable at Punjab National Bank, RAU, Pusa Branch. The application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the University web site (www.pusavarsity.org.in ). Duly filled in application form alongwith enclosures and requisite fee(if down loaded from website) be sent through registered post only to the Office of the Registrar, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa ‐ 848125, Distt.‐ Samastipur, Bihar so as to reach on or before 21.05.2012. Application without requisite fee as mentioned below will be rejected. The application fee must be paid in the form of Bank Draft only. Cash, Cheque, Postal orders and money order will not be accepted.
Programme--Application fee including examination fee
------------For SC/ST candidates-----------For others
Doctoral Degree Programme Rs. 350/‐(Three hundred fifty) Rs. 700/‐(Seven hundred)
Master Degree Programme Rs. 250/‐(Two hundred fifty) Rs. 500/‐(Five hundred )
MBA(Agribusiness Management) Rs. 400/‐(Four hundred ) Rs. 800/‐(Eight hundred )
Applications have been invited by Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Bihar for admission to MBA, M.Sc, Ph.D courses of Academic Year 2012-13.
A) MBA: Domiciles of Bihar having Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Biotechnology, Dairy Technology, Fisheries, Food Sciences / Technology, Forestry, Horticulture, Home Science, Veterinary Science and Science Subjects (Candidates of SC and ST categories with 55% marks and candidates of all other categories with 60% marks in aggregate) are eligible. Candidates having the required degree completed on or before 30.06.2012 are eligible.
(B) M.Sc. Degree Programmes: Both boys and girls will be eligible for admission except in case of Home Science where only women will be eligible.
The minimum academic attainment for admission to a degree programme of the University shall be as follows:
(i) A candidate should possess at least a basic degree in concerned faculty of the University or a qualification recognized by the University as equivalent.
(ii) For getting admission to M.Sc. programme, the credit will be determined on the basis of the criteria laid down by the P.G. Faculty and Academic Council subject to the following conditions:-
A candidate should possess at least Bachelor’s Degree in the subject concerned with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate or 6.0/10.0(of all University examination) or 65% marks or 6.5/10.0 in the subject concerned in which admission is sought by the candidate and in case of SC & ST 55% marks is required.
Merit will be determined solely on the basis of marks obtained in Entrance-cum-Academic Performance for M.Sc. admission.Inservice candidate of Rajendra Agricultural University, Bihar will not be required to appear in the Competitive Test for seeking admission. Their merit shall be judged on the basis of merit-cum-seniority as decided by the FDC/PDP and allowed admission under the quota fixed by the Academic Council for them
(C) Ph.D. Degree:
a) The minimum qualification for admission to the Ph.D. programme is a Masters’ Degree in the concerned subject with at least 70% marks in aggregate or 7.0/10.0 at the Masters’ level relaxable 5% in case of SC/ST candidates.
b) The requirement of percentage of marks may be relaxed to an extent of 5% for such candidates who have published research papers in standard scientific journal
In case of students from foreign countries, Director, Resident Instruction-cum-Dean, Post-graduate Studies in consultation with the Chairman of the Department in case of P.G. students will examine their curriculum vitae for the purpose of admission in various Degree programmes of the Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Bihar.
SALE OF APPLICATION FORM & PROSPECTUS: (Available from 16.04.2012 to 15.05.2012).
(a) Sale of application form only through Demand draft of Rs. 700/- for General, EBC, BC & others and Rs. 350/- for SC & ST category from the office of the Registrar, RAU, Pusa.
(b) By post from the office of the Registrar, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur)-848 125 Bihar, by sending a written request with Demand Draft of Rs. 700/- for General, EBC, BC & others and Rs. 350/- for SC & ST category with a self-addressed 30 cm x 25 cm envelop pasted with postage stamp of Rs. 35/- only. The Demand Draft should be in favour of Comptroller, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa payable at Punjab National Bank, RAU, Pusa Branch.
LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM: The Completed application form on the prescribed proforma along with self-addressed envelope bearing postage stamp worth Rs. 25/- only for sending admit card along with acknowledgement card must reach to the Registrar, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur)-848 125, Bihar on or before the last date i.e. 21.05.2012 by Registered Post only.
For further details, visit www.pusavarsity.org.in/