PAU 2020 – The last date to apply for the programmes with the entrance test (except Ph.D) is July 07, 2020. The candidates can apply for PAU 2020 at pau.edu. The offline application forms can be submitted till July 13, 2020. The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) conducts different entrance examinations for the candidates. Some of the entrance examination conducted by PAU are Agriculture Aptitude Test (AAT), Common Entrance Test (CET), Master’s Entrance examination (MET) and Ph.D. The candidates can take admission in courses like B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering), B.Sc (Hons.) Horticulture, MBA, Ph.D etc. Check more information regarding PAU 2020 from this page such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, selection criteria etc.
Latest: The candidates can submit the online application form for PAU 2020 (except Ph.D) till July 07, 2020. Click Here to Apply!
The candidates appearing in qualifying examination in the current year can also apply for admission. The eligibility of all the candidates and the original certificates/provisional degree certificate, notification of qualifying examination will be checked at the time of counselling only. The important dates regarding PAU 2020 can be checked from the schedule provided below.
Application Schedule for PAU 2020
|Programs||Due Date||With late fee of Rs 1000/-|
|All programmes having Entrance Test (except|
|MET – MCA 3-year, MCA (Lateral Entry) 2-|
|15 Jul 2020|
|Without Entrance Test|
• M.Tech. Remote Sensing & Geographic
Information System (GIS)
• Diploma Course in Hybrid Seed Production
• Diploma in Agriculture
|13 Jul 2020|
(Apply Through Offline Mode)
|20 Jul 2020|
|Ph.D. Programmes||26 Oct 2020||02 Nov 2020|
Information for MET 2020
Punjab Agriculture University has announced the admission in Master’s Programme for the distinguished courses will be now through the MET conducted under the PAU supervision. Check the official website display information is given below:
PAU 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Before proceding further in Application Process the candidate should check wherther they full fill the eligibility norms set by PAU. Below we have provided the eligibility criteria of some courses, candidates can check eligibility criteria of other courses from the brochure provided below.
College of Agriculture
B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture – 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology/ Agriculture with at least 50% marks in aggregate/ Two year
Diploma in Agriculture.
B.Tech (Food Technology) – 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology/ Agriculture with at least 50% marks in aggregate/ Certificate
course in Food Processing and Preservation from SLIET, Longowal.
Diploma in Agriculture – Matric.
Agricultural Meteorology (Masters Programme) – B.Sc. Agri./B.Sc. Agri. (Hons)/ B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. Hort.
Food Technology (Masters Programme) – B.Sc. Agri./B.Sc. Agri. (Hons)/ B. Tech. Food Technology/ B.Sc. Food Science (4-year) and/or Food Technology/B.Sc. Home Science (4-year) with elective in Foods & Nutrition.
Agronomy (Ph.D Programme) – M.Sc. in respective subject and B.Sc. Agri./ B.Sc. Agri. (Hons).
Entomology (Ph.D Programme) – M.Sc. in respective subject and B.Sc. Agri./ B.Sc. Agri. (Hons)/B.Sc. Biotech. (Hons) 4– year/ B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. Hort.
PAU 2020 Application Procedure
Candidates can apply for AAT both through online as well as offline mode. The application form will be available at the official website of PUA that is pau.edu. The online application have to be filled in and submitted by the candidates along with the payment of application fee. For candidates who wish to fill in the application through offline mode have to download the form, fill it with all the authentic information and submit the application form.
PAU 2020 Exam Pattern
For Agriculture Aptitude Test (AAT)
All the candidates who are willing to take up B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture from Punjab agriculture university will have to take Agriculture aptitude test. The process to apply for the test and all other important details are explained below for candidates. The test shall be of one and half hour duration comprising of 100 multiple choice questions each of one mark to be attempted on OMR sheet. Each correct answer will carry one mark whereas 1/4 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. The medium of question paper will be both in English and Punjabi.
The question paper shall have four sections as under:
Section-I: Agriculture Aptitude: It will consist of 50 questions.
Section-II: General Science: It will consist of 30 questions.
Section-III: General English: It will consist of 10 questions.
Section-IV: Mathematics: It will consist of 10 questions.
For Common Entrance Test (CET)
The Common Entrance Test will be conducted for candidates who are willing to take admission in any of these: B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 4-year, B.Tech. (Biotechnology) 4-year, B.Tech. (Food Technology) 4-years, B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science, B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science 4-year, B.Sc. (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics 4-year, 5-yr Integrated M.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology programmes
For PAU 2020 Master’s Entrance Test (MET)
The candidates who are willing to study or do master’s in Agricultural Meteorology, Agronomy, Entomology, Extension Education, Food Technology, Forestry, Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping), Horticulture (Fruit Science), Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Biotechnology, can take the aster’s entrance test. Admission in the Master’s Programme will be now made through the MET (Master’s Entrance Test) 2020.
PAU 2020 Admit Card
Admit card will be issued to candidates after successful submission of the application form. It is mandatory for candidates to get a printout of the to admit card and carry it to the examination center. Candidates without admit card will not be allowed to take the examination. The process to download the admit card that will be available online is explained below.
- Visit the official website or click on the link given in the admit card page.
- Candidates who will submit the application form online will have to provide their date of birth and UID to generate their admit card.
- candidates who will submit the application form in offline mode will have to provide their date of birth and prospectus number to generate admit card.
- After downloading the admit card candidate must take a printout of the same.
PAU 2020 Result
Result for PAU will be released offline as well as online on the official website. It is expected that the PAU 2020 result will be declared in the month of June and July 2020. Candidates will have to go and check the result that will be put up on the notice board in thappar hall or they can also check their result from the university website pau.edu.The result will not be the final round of selection of the candidate, after the declaration of result candidates who will qualify will have to attend the counselling round at the university.
PAU 2020 Counselling
For the counselling round, candidates will have to download a form that will be available on the official website after the declaration of result. The form has to be filled in with a pen by the candidates themselves. This form is to be brought to the counselling venue by the candidate as mentioned in the prospectus. The candidates who will be selected has to deposit the full fee at the time of counselling. The candidates will get the course as per seat availability. The candidates who appeared or are appearing in the qualifying examination can apply but they must produce original mark sheets of qualifying examination result at the time of counselling failing which their candidature will not be considered for counselling. Further, the admission will be subject to scrutinizing of original certificates at the time of counselling.
PAU 2020 Courses and Selection Process
The Punjab Agriculture University offers all the candidates willing to take admission to various courses that are listed below. Also, there are three different examinations conducted by the university for admission to these courses. These entrance examinations are the main process of selection. The entrance examination and courses as per the examination are provided in the table below.
|AAT (Agriculture Aptitude Test)||B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 6(2+4) years programme at Bathinda and Gurdaspur (after matric)|
|CET (Common Entrance Test)||B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 4-year B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture 4-year B.Tech. (Biotechnology) 4-yearB.Tech. (Food Technology) 4-year B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science 4-yearB.Sc. (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics 4-year 5-year Integrated M.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology programmes (after 10+2 in Science)|
|Under MET||M.Tech. Remote Sensing & Geographic Information SystemDiploma Course in Hybrid Seed Production Technology (after matric)Diploma in Agriculture 2-year (after matric) at PAU, Ludhiana, Dr D R Bhumbla Regional Research Station, Ballowal Saunkhri and Regional Research Station, Faridkot|
Official Website: pau.edu
For more information regarding PAU 2020 –
- Download Information Brochure
- Download Guidelines to fill the Application Form
- Download Important Information
- Download Instructions for Entrance Test
- Download Instructions Regarding Admit Card
- Download Instructions Regarding Result and Counseling
- Download MET Syllabus
- Download the Detailed Fees Structure
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