CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur has released notification regarding the dates of CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018 for admission into B.V.Sc & A.H & B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture and Masters’ Programmes for the academic year 2018-2019. The candidates who are satisfied with following details can fill their application form. Candidates will be able to check the complete information of CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018 application process, eligibility criteria, etc through this page below as soon as available on the official website.

Latest: Admit Card for CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018 has been released. Candidates can download from the link available at “Admit Card” page.

CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018

CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018 is scheduled to be held in the month of June 2018. The dates related to the exams have been given in the table. Check the table below to check the dates of the exam.

Last date for receipt of application form

Exam Date
Online (All candidates except NRIs/Foreign Nationals) 15 May 2018
Offline (NRIs/Foreign Nationals) 16 Jul 2018

Date of Entrance Test

Exam Date
B.V.Sc & A.H and B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture programmes 09 Jun 2018
Masters’ Programmes 17 Jun 2018

Dates of Counselling

Programmes Dates
B.V.Sc & A.H and B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture 06 Jul 2018 for General & SFS Category
07 Jul 2018 for all other categories
B.Tech. (Food Technology) 10 Jul 2018
B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration) 11 Jul 2018
B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science 12 Jul 2018
B.Sc. Physical Sciences (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)/B.Sc. Life Sciences (Botany, Zoology & Chemistry) 13 Jul 2018
M.Sc. Ag. 16 Jul 2018
M.Sc. and M.Sc. (Community Science) 17 Jul 2018
M.V.Sc. 18 Jul 2018
Doctoral 27 Dec 2018

Date of Registration

Candidate from  Date of Registration
 All Undergraduate & Masters Programmes
Select List (University) 25 Jul 2018
Waiting List (University) 27 Jul 2018
Select List (Foreign Nationals/NRI*) 25 – 27 Jul 2018
Waiting List (Foreign Nationals/NRI*) 01-06 Aug 2018
Walk – in – Interview List (Cutt – Off date of Admission)
B.V.Sc & A.H 08 Aug 2018
B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture 09 Aug 2018
B.Sc. Physical Sciences (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)/B.Sc. Life Sciences (Botany, Zoology & Chemistry) 10 Aug 2018
B.Tech (Food Technology) 13 Aug2018
B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)
B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science
M.Sc. Ag. 08 Aug 2018
M.Sc. and M.Sc. (Community Science) 09 Aug 2018
M.V.Sc. 10 Aug 2018
Doctoral Programmes
Select List (University) 09 Jan 2019
08 Jan 2019
Waiting List (University) 10 Jan 2019
Select List (Foreign Nationals/NRI*) 08 Jan to 09 Jan 2019
Waiting List (Foreign Nationals/NRI*) 14 Jan to 19 Jan 2019
Walk-in-interview lists (Cutt-off date of Admission) 24 Jan 2019

*For B.Sc.(Hos.) Agriculture, B.V.Sc. & A.H and Masters Programmes where seats exist.

Commencement of Classes

 Academic Programme  Date
All Undergraduate (except B.V.Sc. & A.H) and Masters Programmes 01 Aug 2018
B.V.Sc. & A.H. 01 Sep 2018
Doctoral 10 Jan 2019

Eligibility Criteria

For B.V.Sc. & A.H.

10+2/Intermediate or equivalent examination conducted by an Education Board/ University/ Council (duly recognized by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala/ Association of Indian Universities/ MHRD, New Delhi) with not less than pass marks in each subject.

Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English (as a core course).

Minimum Percentage: 50% marks for General/OBC category (47.5% for SC/ST/DA category) in the aggregate of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology. OR

Any examination equivalent to 10+2 level with 50% marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English from a University/Education Board/College/School in a foreign country recognized by the University.

For B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture 

Qualification: 10+2/Intermediate/ Higher Secondary or equivalent examination conducted by an Education Board/University/Council (duly recognized by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala /MHRD, New Delhi) with not less than pass marks in each subject.

Subjects: PCB/PCM/PCA/Intermediate (Agriculture) {P-Physics, C-Chemistry, B-Biology, M-Mathematics & A-Agriculture}.

Minimum Percentage: 50% marks for General/OBC category (40% for SC/ST/DA category) in aggregate. OR

Any examination of a University/Education Board/College/School in a foreign country recognized as equivalent for the purpose by the University with good knowledge of English.

For Masters’ Programmes

The minimum eligibility qualification for admission to Masters’ programmes (other than in-service candidates) shall be an O C P A /OGPA of 6.50/10.00 or 3.25/5.00 or 2.60/4.00 or 60% marks (where grade points are not awarded) for Gen./OBC category (5.50/10.00 or 2.75/5.00 or 2.20/4.00 or 50% marks for SC/ST/DA category) at the graduation level (as shown against respective discipline) from a University established by law in India. OR

A degree of a foreign University (with at least ‘B’ grade or its equivalent) recognized as equivalent for the purpose by the University with good knowledge of English.

Degree Discipline Eligibility Qualification
M.Sc. Ag. Agricultural Biotechnology B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry/
B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture/Forestry/ B.Sc. Agri. Biotechnology
(4/5/6 years programmes only)
Agricultural Economics
Agronomy
Entomology
Genetics & Plant Breeding
Horticulture (Vegetable Science)
Plant Pathology
Seed Science & Technology
Soil Science and Agriculture Chemistry
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry/Sericulture/
B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture/Forestry/Sericulture
(4/5/6 years programmes only)
M.Sc Biochemistry B.Sc. (Hons.) (Biochemistry/Chemistry)/B.Sc.(Botany, Zoology &
Chemistry/ Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry / Biotechnology with
Chemistry as one of the subjects)/ B.Sc. Agriculture/Horticulture/
Forestry/Sericulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/Horticulture/
Forestry/Sericulture
Environmental Sciences B.Sc. (Hons.) Environmental Sciences/B.Sc. (Botany, Zoology &
Chemistry / Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry /B.Sc.(Agriculture/
Horticulture/ Forestry/Sericulture /Home Science)/ B.V.Sc./B.V.Sc. &
A.H./B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry/Sericulture
/Home Science/ Community Science
M.Sc.
(Community
Science)
Family Resource Management B. Sc. Home Science /B. Sc. (Hons.) Home Science/ B. Sc. (Hons.)
Community Science
(4/5/6 years programmes only)
Food Science and Nutrition B. Sc. (Hons.) Home Science/ Food Nutrition & Dietetics/ Community
Science / Agriculture/ B. Sc. Home Science
(4/5/6 years programmes only)
M.V.Sc. Animal Genetics & Breeding
Animal Nutrition
Animal Reproduction & Gynaecology
Vet. Anatomy
Vet. Medicine
Vet. Microbiology
Vet. Pathology
Vet. Public Health
Vet. Surgery
B.V.Sc. & A.H./ B.V.Sc.
(Candidate must hold a valid registration from VCI/State Veterinary Council)

Note:

  • The candidate would be deemed to have passed the qualifying examination if he/she has successfully completed all the requirements prescribed for the said examination and his/her result has been formally declared by the Board/University on or before the date of counselling.
  • The Advisory Committee of a student may prescribe certain additional courses depending on his/her academic background at the undergraduate level.
  • A candidate shall have to mention specifically the Masters’ programme(s) {M.Sc. Ag./M.Sc./M.Sc. (Community Science)/ M.V.Sc.} for which he/she is willing to be considered for admission while filling the online application form. However, he/she will have the right to exercise the choice of discipline/subject (in writing) at the time of counselling. Once the choice is exercised, change of discipline/subject will not be allowed.
  • In case of in-service candidates, the minimum qualifying marks for admission to the postgraduate programme shall be relaxable by 5% in case of general and 10% in case of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/Differently Abled category candidates.
  • An OCPA/OGPA/CGPA in qualifying examination of the candidate shall be converted into the percentage of marks as per conversion formula prescribed by the University from where the examination is passed. In case, the conversion formula is not prescribed, the percentage of marks will be determined as per the conversion formulae are given below:
    The formula for conversion of OCPA/OGPA to percentage:
    Conversion System of 4 point scaleY = 50–10X + 5X2
    Conversion System of 10 point scaleY = 10Z
    Y = % marks
    X = OGPA in 4 point scale
    Z = OGPA in 10 point scale

Admit Card

The Admit Card will be generated online after logging-in on the University Website www.hillagric.ac.in with the user name and password created at the time of filling-up of application form. Admit card will be available for taking print out on the schedule date. The applicant without admit card shall not be allowed to enter the examination hall. In case, an applicant misplaces or loses admit card, he/she can take another print by logging-in at the University Website.

Mode of Entrance Test

Entrance Test (ET-2018) for B.V.Sc. & A.H. and B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programmes

Date of Entrance Test :  June 09, 2018
Duration of Examination : 09.00 A.M. to 12.30 P.M

  • The test shall have one paper of 3 hours duration comprising of Physics (60 marks), Chemistry (60 marks) and Biology/ Biotechnology/ Mathematics/ Agriculture (60 marks). The medium of test will be English. A 30 minute time period (09.00 A.M. to 09.30 A.M.) shall be kept before the start of Examination for verification of candidature, etc
  • The test will be of objective type and applicants will be provided with a question paper booklet and an OMR answer sheet. Question paper booklet will have 180 ‘Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions’, containing 60 questions in Physics serially numbered from 1-60, 60 questions in Chemistry numbering from 61- 120 and 60 questions in Biology/ Biotechnology/ Mathematics/ Agriculture, numbering from 121-180. Each question will be followed by four responses marked as A, B, C and D and out of these four responses, only one will be correct. An applicant has to attempt/opt/choose only one subject out of Biology, Biotechnology, Mathematics or Agriculture, which he/she has studied in qualifying examination i.e. 10+2/ equivalent in addition to Physics & Chemistry as per the test stream indicated in the application form

Entrance Test (ET-2018) for admission to Master’s programme

Date of Entrance Test : June 17, 2018
Duration of examination : 09.00 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.

  • The test shall have one paper of 3 hours duration comprising 180 questions in different subject streams Agriculture, Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Home Science and Basic Science (Medical Group) and Basic Science (Non-Medical Group).
  • The applicant has to choose one of the test streams for Entrance Test. However, his/her admission to a particular Master’s programme will be as per the qualification required for that Master’s programme and acquired by the applicant.
  • The test will be of objective type and applicants will be provided with a question paper booklet and an OMR answer sheet. Question paper booklet will have 180 ‘Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions’. Each question will be followed by four responses marked as A, B, C and D and out of these four responses, only one will be correct. The applicant has to attempt/opt/choose only one subject stream i.e. Agriculture, Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Home Science, Basic Science (Medical group) and Basic Science (Non-Medical group) as per the entrance test stream indicated in the application form.

Syllabus for Entrance test

The Syllabus for CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018 is given below.

Test Centers

The Entrance Test (ET-2018) for admission to B.V.Sc. & A.H. and B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programmes will be held at Centres – Chamba, Hamirpur, Mandi, Nurpur, Palampur, Rampur, Solan, and Una. For admission to Masters’ programmes, ET-2018 will be held at Palampur only. The applicants for B.V.Sc. & A.H. and B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programmes are required to choose three centers in order of preference. The centre will be allotted preferably as per preferences given by the applicant; however, the University reserves the right to change the centre for Entrance Test.

Selection of Candidates

The marks of all the candidates appearing in the Entrance Test and the list of candidates to be called for counselling will be declared by the University and displayed on the Notice Board of Administrative Block of the University and also placed on the University Website www.hillagric.ac.in about 20 days after the conduct of entrance examination. The counselling will be held as per the schedule given in Important Information. No separate letter will be issued for counselling.

The candidates who qualify for the counseling for B.V.Sc. & A.H. and/ or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture or Master’s programme shall have to submit ‘Counselling Proforma’ (information brochure) duly completed along with one set of self attested copies of all the relevant documents. The certificate(s) of Bonafide, SC, ST, Ward of serving/ ex-defence personnel, Resident of Rajpur/ Khalet Panchayat {for B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture} etc. should be as per specimen given in information brochure.

The candidates shall have to produce all original certificates/testimonials and other documents relating to admission as per Counselling Proforma to the Counseling Committee on the date of counselling failing which their candidature shall not be entertained

Seat Intake

Number of seats and reservations for B.V. Sc. & A.H. and B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

Number of seats and their reservation for Masters’ programme in different disciplines of the colleges

Fee Structure

The fee structure for CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018 is given below.

Official Website: www.hillagric.ac.in

For more about CSKHPKV Palampur Entrance Test 2018, download Information Brochure.

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