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PALLI SIKSHA BHAVANA
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B.Sc (AG) and M. Sc. (Ag)

Eligibility criteria for admission tests to B. Sc. (Ag) Honours course (Code: BSG) and M. Sc. (Ag) course (Code: MSG)


Admission to B. Sc. (Ag) Honours course through all-India Common Admission Test 2012 (VBCAT 2012) There will be a common all-India admission test for admission to the four-year B. Sc. (Ag) Honours course.


Palli-Siksha Bhavana (Code: 07), Course – B.Sc.(Ag) Honours (Code: BSG)

Paper I – Agriculture

COURSE
DURATION
ELIGIBILITY
Date &
Time of
Admission
Test
Venue
For general candidates
For OBC/PH
candidates
B.Sc.(Ag.)Honours
In Agriculture
(Course
Code: BSG,
Subject
Code: 701)
8 semesters
( 4 years )
60% marks at + 2 level
with pass marks in any
four of the following
subjects:
Physics/ Chemistry/
Mathematics/ Biology/
Agronomy in + 2 level.
Candidates passed from
Vocational Agriculture
Stream will not be
considered for admission.
54% marks at + 2 level.
with pass marks in any
four of the following
subjects:
Physics/ Chemistry/
Mathematics/ Biology/
Agronomy in + 2 level.
Candidates passed from
Vocational Agriculture
Stream will not be
considered for admission.
13.5.2012
For timings,
please see
Important
Dates and
Times under
General
Guidelines
for the
candidates.
Addresses of
the Centres
will be notified
and mentioned
in the Admit
Cards to be
downloaded
from the
University
website.

 

COURSE
DURATION
ELIGIBILITY
Date &
Time of
Admission
Test
Venue
For general candidates
For OBC/PH
candidates
M. Sc. Agriculture
(Course
Code: MSG)
4 Semesters
( 2 years )
       
Agronomy
( Subject
Code: 702)
First Class marks or 1st
Class OGPA in four years
B.Sc. (Ag.) Honours or
equivalent
Ten per cent relaxation
of general category in
marks from first class or
equivalent in B.Sc. (Ag.)
Honours will be
considered.
Agronomy
14.7.2012
From 8-00
A.M.
onwards.
Department
of
ASEPAN
Horticulture
(Subject
Code: 703)
Horticulture
15.7.2012
From 8-00
A.M.
onwards.
Department
of CIHAB
Soil Science &
Agricultural
Chemistry
(Subject
Code: 704)
Soil Science
& Agricultural
Chemistry
14.7.2012
From 10 A.M.
onwards.
Department
of
ASEPAN
Plant Protection
(Subject
Code: 705)
  Plant
Protection
15.07.2012
From 12 Noon
onwards.
Department
of Plant
Protection
Agricultural
Extension
(Subject
Code: 706)
  Agricultural
Extension
15.07.2012
From 10 A.M.
onwards.
Department
of EES

Note:

(i) The eligibility criteria for SC and ST candidates shall be pass marks in the respective qualifying examinations. Other criteria will remain unaltered.
(ii) Candidates should report at the venues of the admission tests with all original documents, certificates and mark sheets at least 90 minutes before the commencement of Admission Tests.
(iii) The Admission Test for B.Sc. (Ag) Honours will cover Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, General Agriculture, General Knowledge and English. The Admission test for M. Sc. Agriculture will cover subjects taught in B.Sc. (Ag.) Honours course or relevant subjects as decided by the concerned departments.
(iv) One-fourth mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in the MCQ type of questions for UG in the all-India Admission Test.

Modality for preparing Merit Lists:


(A) For B. Sc. (Ag.) Honours
Marks obtained in admission test, out of ………………………...…… 100
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(B) For M. Sc. (Ag) courses:
Marks obtained in admission test, out of ………………………. 100
Percentage of Aggregate Marks secured in
B.Sc. (Ag) Hons. or equivalent, out of …………………………. 100
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Total, out of = 200

Submission of Application Forms:
For B.Sc. (Ag) Honours course, the application forms should be submitted only by Speed/Registered Post to:


Admission Coordination Cell
Near Central Library
Visva-Bharati
Santiniketan 731235
District: Birbhum, West Bengal
Phone – 03463-261309


For M.Sc (Ag) Courses:
Completed application forms for all other courses should be submitted to the Adhyaksha within the stipulated date.


Contacts:

Adhyaksha (Principal)
Palli-Siksha Bhavana
VISVA-BHARATI
P.O.-Sriniketan-731 236, District Birbhum, West Bengal.
Telephone: +91 3463 264 779