BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020
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BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Bihar Agricultural University Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2020 or BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to Ph.D. (Agriculture). BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 is conducted by Bihar Agricultural University.

BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam for the year 2020 has been announced by Bihar Agricultural University and will be held on 29/11/2020. The application forms will be available from 20/05/2020 till 06/10/2020. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 120 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Admit card will be available from 25/11/2020. Result is expected to be announced on 15/12/2020.

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BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Conducting Body

Bihar Agricultural University

BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

The Minimum Academic Qualifications for BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 required are that students should have passed in Master’s Degree from  ICAR's accredited College/Institution /University.

Qualifying marks:

The qualifying marks in Bachelor's  for each category are as follows:

General Category / Gen-EWS 70% or 7.0/10.0
SC/ST65% or 6.5/10.0

BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 20/05/2020 06/10/2020
Admit Card Release Date 25/11/2020 29/11/2020
BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 29/11/2020
  • Declaration of result 15/12/2020 -
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    BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Prospectus

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    More Information

    A candidate can apply for admission to only one subject. No change would be allowed  thereafter.

    Test Centre Details

    • The information of the Test centre allocated is provided along with admit card.

    • It includes the address of the centre.

    • One should locate the centre on Google Maps.

    • It is a good practice and strongly advised to visit the centre one day before to know about the time taken to reach the centre. By doing so one can reach well in time on the examination day. It prevents wastage of time trying to locate the centre and thus avoids the stress created, if the centre is not easy to find.

    BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    For UR and Others For SC / ST
    Rs. 1000/-Rs. 500/-

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Students applying for the BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 have to fill up the application form on the official site. A student can submit the application only once; multiple forms will be rejected.

    The submission is ONLINE only. 

    Requirements to be readied before you start filling up the Application Form of BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020

    • PC or a Laptop with Internet connectivity
    • Qualification details
    • Scanned copy of passport photograph in JPG or JPEG format (size between 10 kb to 200 kb) Scanned copy of signature in JPG or JPEG format (size between 10 kb to 100 kb)
    • Functional e-mail Id as all communication are made through email; Parents email id is recommended.
    • Mobile number as all information is sent through SMS too. Parents phone number can be used.
    • For online payments, usually a valid debit or credit card as well as Net Banking facility, UPI or PAYTM Service is a must.
    • It is recommended to download the information Bulletin Brochure and read it carefully so that you understand various requirements to fill-up the form.

    The Usual Steps in filling up the Online Application Form of the BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020:

    • Step-1: Students have to register for Online Application Form. A login and Password are created.
    • Step-2: Student has to Complete the Application Form and its various sections
    • Step-3: Required documents in the form of Scanned Images 
    • Step-4: Payments have to be made by Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking

    Important Instructions about BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Application Process

    • Take a print out of your application form for your record. 
    • Candidates have no need to submit Hard copy of application form or certificate to this office at the time of online application.
    • Candidate will have to carry a copy of application print out along with necessary documents at the time of counselling
    • All steps have to be completed before you can submit the form.
    • Incomplete forms will be rejected.
    • No correspondence is allowed on incomplete submission of form.
    • No request of remitted fees is entertained
    • Please keep visiting the BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 official website for latest updates.

    BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus

    The Questions for the test shall be based on a Common Syllabus as notified in the Prospectus or Information Brochure of BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 exam as set by the Governing body. 

    For syllabus, Detailed information kindly refer to Appendix – II of Information Brochure of BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Exam


    • Agricultural Economics
    • Agronomy
    • Extension Education
    • Horticulture (Vegetable Science)
    • Horticulture (Fruit Science)
    • Plant Breeding & Genetics
    • Soil Science And Agricultural Chemistry
    • Entomology

    BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Start Date 25/11/2020
    Admit Card Download End Date 29/11/2020    8:00 am

    Admit Card Download Url

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    BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 29/11/2020

    Examination Day Instructions

    Preparation for the Exam Day

    • The Admit card should be downloaded and printed Immediately.
    • A few copies of the Admit Card should be kept in reserve as these are also used at the time of admission and counselling.
    • Photo to be fixed on the admit card, if required
    • Documents to be taken to the Exam centre should be kept ready.
    • Copy of the photo may be required to be taken to the Test Centre.
    • Stationary related articles as mentioned should be kept ready.
    • Dress related details will also be provided in the prospectus as well as with the admit card and should be followed.
    • Items not to be taken to the Exam centre or barred should be noted.

    Before entering the Exam Centre

    • Try to reach the exam centre one hour prior to the time advised in the admit card.
    • Before leaving for the site, please have a hearty breakfast or light lunch depending on the session. Drink plenty of fluids; as in summers dehydration can set in affecting your performance in the exam.
    • Have a cookie or a chocolate just before entering the centre; this prevents hypoglycaemia and thus helps you stay alert longer improving your results.
    • If it is a busy centre, then don’t wait till last for the entry and security check.
    • Centre will not allow you to enter after the stipulated time of closing the doors.
    • Admission to the Exam Centre is with the Admit Card; no candidates shall be admitted to the test without the production of the Admit Card at the Test Centre.
    • Usually no bags are allowed.
    • No eatables are allowed.
    • No communication equipment such as mobile phones / pager/ wireless set, scanner, camera or any such electronic / digital gadget etc are allowed in the exam centre; carrying one will lead to disqualification.

    After entering the centre

    • Once candidates enter the centre, they should locate their designated hall and seat.
    • If mentioned, candidates will be hand frisked as well as photographed or video graphed before entering the centre
    • After all the formalities, candidates should enter the allotted hall and take the designated seat.
    • For Objective Type question papers, rough work is to be done in the space provided for this purpose. No rough work is allowed on the OMR Answer Sheet under any situation.
    • Questions have to be answered on the answer sheet only.
    • Copying, use of unfair means of any kind, talking, asking questions from other candidates or borrowing of material inside the Test Centre is strictly prohibited.
    • The candidates are to return their OMR answer-sheets and the question paper in full to the Centre Superintendent. Tearing or taking away of the question paper is not allowed failing which the candidates shall be disqualified from the entire Entrance Test.
    • Misbehaviour of any kind can lead to expulsion of the candidate.
    • Caught copying helping in copying will mean cancellation of the answer sheet/cancellation of the candidature.
    • Marking the answer sheet or question paper in any way will also lead to cancellation of the exam for that candidate.
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    BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Results

    Result Declaration15/12/2020

    BAU Ph.D Entrance Exam 2020 Admission Procedure


    • Selection will be made on the basis of competitive entrance examination.
    • Candidate will have to choose 5 subjects of his choice for admission. Seat allotment will make on merit cum choice basis. Reservation policy of Government of Bihar will be applicable. 
    • Merit list shall be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in competitive entrance examination.
    • Cut off marks for SC/ST candidate is 40% and 45% for all other categories in the merit list of competitive entrance examination. 
    • In case of same marks in the merit list of Competitive entrance examination,date of birth shall be given priority. 
    • Candidate may be sent off-campus for completing the research work.


    Candidates called for counselling will be required to submit their relevant documents in

    • original as given below with one set of self-attested photocopies.:-
    • High School/equivalent examination mark sheet as well as certificate for proof of age.
    • 10+2/Intermediate Examination certificate and marks sheet.
    • Bachelor Degree Certificate/ Provisional Degree Certificate and Transcript.
    • Master Degree Certificate/ Provisional Degree Certificate and Transcript (For Ph.D. Programme) 
    • Character Certificate from Head of the Institution last attended.
    • Domicile Certificate issued by the Competent Authority.
    • Caste certificate issued by the Competent Authority. (in case candidates claiming reservation). 
    • AADHAR Card of Candidate.

    Counselling does not guarantee admission. It depends on merit and availability of seats

    in a particular Stream/ Faculty. In case, candidates fail to attend the counselling his/her

    candidature shall automatically stand rejected.

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