Birsa Agricultural University


Birsa Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Kanke, Ranchi . It was established on 26 June 1981.

Admission to different undergraduate programmes is done through bifold procedure. 15% of total seats are filled by a Combined Competitive Entrance Examination conducted by I.C.A.R. V.C.I. at all India level and 85% of the total seats are filled by Jharkhand Combined Competitive Entrance Examination Board, Ranchi. The minimum qualification is Intermediate/10+2 or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology for all undergraduate degree programmes. However, the candidates with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are also eligible for admission into B.Sc. (Ag) and B.Sc. (Forestry).Students are admitted in unreserved and various reserved categories strictly on the basis of merit in the respective category through an entrance examination as per the reservation rules of Jharkhand state.Semester system of education is followed in the University. Each semester consists of approximately 115 working days. The residential requirements for the award of Bachelor’s degree is eight semesters including Rural work Experience in B.Sc.(Ag.) and B.Sc.(Forestry), during the last semester. The residential requirements of B.V.Sc. & A.H. Course is of 10 Semesters. 

The University offers courses leading to M.Sc. (Ag.), M.V.Sc. and Msc. (Forestry) degree in various disciplined of Agriculture, Vety. Science and Forestry. There are altogether 31 post-graduate departments out of which 23 Departments offer Ph.D. degree in Agriculture, Vety. Science and Forestry.

In addition to above the university also offers M.Sc. degree in Bio-technology, M.Tech. Agril. Engineering and MBA (agribusiness).

he admission to different Post Graduate programmes with respect to Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary Science, Agril. Engineering and Bio-technology is done on the basis of Entrance examination in unreserved and respective reserved categories. Reservation roster as decided by Govt. of Jharkhand is followed in P.G. admission.

n M.Sc. Biotechnology, 50% seats are for students having Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Veterinary Science & A.H. and Forestry, and remaining 50% seats are for students having Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology with Honours as per University rules and reservation roster of the State Govt.

In MBA (Agribusiness) students having Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Forestry, Horticulture, Fisheries, Dairy Technology, Agril. Engineering, Food Science, Home Science (from SAU only), Biotechnology, Biological Science and Food Processing /Technology are admitted on the basis of Entrance Examination, group discussion and interview. 50% seats are reserved for the residents of Jharkhand and reservation roster of the state government is applicable.

Address Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834006, India
Affiliated to MHRD,Govt of India
Approved By UGC
Exam Accepted I.C.A.R. V.C.I.
Contact No Please fill the form below to see.
For Boys + Girls (Co-ed)
Type Govt
Hostel Yes


Course Intake Duration Fee
1) B.V.Sc 5.5 Year0.00
2) B.Sc Agriculture 4 Year
3) M.V.Sc 2 Years0.00
4) B.Sc Forestry 3 Year
5) B.Sc Biotechnology 3 Year0.00
6) M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology 2 Years
7) MBA Agri Business Management 2 Years0.00
8) Master of Labour Welfare ( MLW ) 2 Years
9) Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy) 3 Years0.00
10) Diploma in Food Production (DFP) 1.5 Yrs0.00
11) Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry 5 Years

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