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The Punjab Agriculture University conducts the PAU entrance exam for admission to all Undergraduate, Masters’ Diploma and Ph.D. programmes. Candidates who are residents of Punjab or Union Territory of Chandigarh are eligible for seeking admission to Punjab Agriculture University. The application forms for PAU Entrance Exam is available in both online and offline mode.

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Punjab Agricultural University

The Punjab Agriculture University conducts entrance tests such as AAT, CET, MET etc for admission to Undergraduate and Master’s programs. Tentative Schedule for PAU Entrance Exam is provided below.
Schedule of PAU exams  

Name of the Entrance Test 2018 2019
CET 07 Jun 2018 1st week of Jun 2019
AAT 13 Jun 2018 2nd week of Jun 2019
MET- Chemistry 15 Jun 2018 Jun 2019
MET-AGRIBUSINESS 19 Jun 2018 Jun 2019
MET-BASIC SCI 19 Jun 2018 Jun 2019
MET-MBA 22 Jun 2018 Jun 2019

The entrance tests are conducted for admission to the following courses

Entrance Test Courses
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.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
MET (Master’s Entrance Test)
  • 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

Eligibility Criteria

Exam Pattern

For Agriculture Aptitude Test (AAT)

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 test shall comprise one paper of three hours’ duration. The question paper will have three sections as under:

  • Compulsory sections:
    Physics: 66 questions of one mark each.
    Chemistry: 66 questions of one mark each.
    These two sections are compulsory for all candidates.
  • Section with option Mathematics/Biology/Agriculture/Home Science 68 questions of one mark each for Biology or Agriculture or Home Science or 34 questions of two marks each for Mathematics.
  • The candidate can opt for any of these four options. The optional subject in which the candidate wants to appear must be mentioned at Sr, No. 6 of the application form.
  •  Each correct answer will carry one mark whereas 1/4 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. The weightage for the correct and incorrect answer will be double in case of Mathematics subject.
  • The medium of question paper will be English only.

For Masters’ Entrance Test (MET): To check the details of MET Test Structure Click Here

Syllabus

AAT (Agriculture Aptitude Test)
(For admission to B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 6(4+2) year programme)

Section-I: Agriculture Aptitude
Knowledge of candidates in vernacular language about the land measurements, cultivation of various Rabi and Kharif crops, fruits and vegetables, important fertilizers, farm hand tools, implements, weeds and also about general agriculture and allied activities.
Section-II: General Science
The syllabi will be the same as the syllabus for 9th and 10th standard of Punjab School Education Board/ Central Board of Secondary Education / Indian Certificate Secondary Education.
Section-III: General English The syllabi will be the same as the syllabus for 9th and 10th standard of Punjab School Education Board/ Central Board of Secondary Education / Indian Certificate Secondary Education.
Section-IV: Mathematics The syllabi will be the same as the syllabus for 9th and 10th standard of Punjab School Education Board/ Central Board of Secondary Education / Indian Certificate Secondary Education.

CET (Common Entrance Test)
The syllabi of Common Entrance Test (CET) will be the same as the syllabi of 10+2 of Punjab
School Education Board (both years i.e., +1 and +2).

MET(Master’s Entrance Test)

Punjab Admissions Agricultural Entrance Exams

SAAT 2019 Click Here

13 COMMENTS

    • Hello pawan kumar,
      The PAU 2018 Admit Card has been available on the official website of PAU for both online and offline applicants. You can download your admit card by entering your Date of Birth and User ID for online applicants.

  1. Sir I cleared Pau cet 2018 Ludhiana with rank 97 in SC category .May I eligible to get admission in Pau in any course

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