PG Admissions 2021 – Instructions regarding Admission test, interview and admission procedure

Admission test:

  • There will be 60 questions in the admission test.
  • Duration will be 70 minutes.
  • Full marks in the admission test will be 60.
  • Mode of admission test will be online via Google Quiz.
  • There will be negative marking which will be specified later.
  • Mock test will be conducted prior to the admission test to familiarize the applicants with the process of the test.

Interview process:

  • Candidates shortlisted on the basis of the online admission test and previous academic performance will be called for online interviews.
  • Final selection will be made taking into account the previous academic performance, online admission test score and the interview score.

Important Dates

  • 31 July 2021 (Saturday): Last date for online submission of application forms and application fee for Agricultural Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Agriculture and Rural Development, Environment and Disaster Management and Post-graduate diploma in Post-Harvest and Food Technology.
  • 16 August 2021 (Monday): Last date for online submission of application forms and application fee for Agronomy.
  • Schedule of online mock tests:
    • 07 August 2021 (Saturday) at 11 am: Mock test will be conducted for courses other than Agronomy.
    • 18 August 2021 (Wednesday): Mock test will be conducted for Agronomy.

    Online link for the mock tests will be sent on the previous day.

  • Schedule of Online admission tests:
    Date 10.30 am – 11.40 am 1.00 pm – 2.10 pm 3.15 pm – 4.25 pm
    21st August, 2021 MSc in Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) MSc in Environment and Disaster Management MSc (Agriculture) in Agronomy
    22nd August, 2021 1. MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology (Agbt)
    2. MSc in Medical Biotechnology (Mdbt)
    PG Diploma in Post Harvest and Food Technology (PHFT) MSc (Agriculture) in Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • 27 August 2021 (Friday): Announcement of shortlisted candidates to be called for interview.
  • 30 August to 04 September 2021: Online interview of the shortlisted candidates
  • 10 September 2021 (Friday): Announcement of the selected and waitlisted candidates
  • 18 September 2021 (Saturday): Last date of taking admission
  • 22 September 2021 (Wednesday): Waitlisted candidates to be called
  • 30 September 2021 (Thursday): Session begins at 10 am with inauguration wherein the new students get introduced to all the faculty members and university administrators, through a brief orientation programme.


  1. Admission notification regarding dates of Admission Test, Interview etc.
  2. Syllabus for online admission test
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