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PAU MET Sociology 2021 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

PAU MET Sociology 2021
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PAU MET Sociology 2021 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Punjab Agricultural University Master Entrance Test Sociology 2021 or PAU MET Sociology 2021 is the entrance examination for admission to M.Sc. (Sociology). PAU MET Sociology 2021 is conducted by Punjab Agricultural University.

PAU MET Sociology for the year 2021 has been announced by Punjab Agricultural University and will be held on 29/07/2021. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English and Punjabi languages. The result date will be announced later.

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PAU MET Sociology 2021 Conducting Body

Punjab Agricultural University

PAU MET Sociology 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

The Minimum Academic Qualifications for PAU MET Sociology 2021 required  B.Sc. Agri./B.Sc. Agri. (Hons)/ B.Sc. Home Science / B.Sc. Home Science (Hons) / B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science / B.A. with Sociology or Economic

PAU MET Sociology 2021 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form - 16/06/2021
Application Form With Late Fee - 21/06/2021
PAU MET Sociology 2021 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 29/07/2021
  • To get all details about PAU MET Sociology 2021 Download Brochure

    PAU MET Sociology 2021 Prospectus

    PAU MET Sociology 2021 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    ONLINE MODE 5640/- 

    4200/-  in addition to the cost of the Prospectus (2120/- at the Counter or  2260/- by Post)

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Students applying for the PAU MET Sociology 2021 have to fill up the application form on the official site. The student can submit the application only once. Multiple forms will be rejected. Students can apply either online or offline as under (Download prospectus and read it carefully before applying).

    Requirements to be readied before you start filling up the Application Form of PAU MET Sociology 2021:

    • PC or a Laptop with Internet connectivity
    • Qualification details
    • Scanned copy of coloured photograph in with size upto 50 KB Scanned copy of signature (black / blue) in with size upto 50 KB
    • Functional e-mail Id as all communication are made through email; 
    • Mobile number as all information is sent through SMS too.
    • For online payments, usually a valid debit or credit card as well as Net Banking facility, UPI or PAYTM Service is a must.
    • Printer is required for keeping hard copies; if there is no printer, one can save the printouts, transfer them on to a pen drive and get it printed from a cyber - cafe.
    • It is recommended to download the information Bulletin Brochure and read it carefully so that you understand various requirements to fill up the form.

    For Offline mode

    • Prospectus and application form can be obtained from The Additional Director of Communication, Communication Centre, PAU, Ludhiana–141 004 (near University Gate Number 1) personally on payment of ` 2120/- in cash at the counter or by post by sending bank draft of ` 2260/- in favour of Additional Director of Communication, payable at Ludhiana. The name of programme for which the form is required should be mentioned in the request and also at the back of the bank draft.
    • All columns in the application form should be filled in and written carefully and legibly by the candidate in his/her own handwriting. Incomplete application form is liable to be rejected
    • Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Offline  Application Form are their own as the same shall be used by the university to convey the important information/ communication
    • The candidate should paste one latest passport size photograph on the application form and attach another passport size photograph with the application form. The candidate should also keep two identical photographs ready with him/her for pasting it on downloaded admit card and other on the white application form to be filled at the time of counselling/document verification/interview (except for M.Tech Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System, Diploma Course in Hybrid Seed Production Technology and Diploma in Agriculture). These photographs should be same in all respects as the candidate wishes to appear in the examination/counselling/ document verification/ interview i.e. if the candidate wishes to appear with beard/turban/dupatta/specs etc., photograph should be identical
    • Candidates are advised to keep checking PAU website and also check their e-mail/SMS regularly for latest updates
    • PAU disclaims any liability that may arise to a candidate(s) due to incorrect information provided by the candidate(s) in the application form

    For Online mode

    • 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 / UPI / PAYTM or via Challan 
    • The candidate must send immediately the transaction statement along with computer-generated print-out of application form duly signed by the candidate and his/her parents/guardian to The Registrar, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141004 clearly mentioning the name of entrance test on the envelope
    • If candidate wishes to pay using challan mode, the candidate can download the Bank Challan Form of HDFC Bank using the link "Download Challan Form". A Unique Identity (UID) number  will appear on the top of the application form as well as on the Bank Challan Form. The candidate must retain the candidate’s copy of Challan Form and send the University Copy of the  Challan Form immediately along with computer-generated print-out of application form duly  signed by the candidate and his/her parents/guardian to The Registrar, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141 004 clearly mentioning the name of entrance test on the envelope

    PAU MET Sociology 2021 Syllabus

    The Questions for the test shall be based on a Common Syllabus as notified in the Prospectus or Information Brochure of PAU MET Sociology 2021 exam as set by the Governing body. 

    Section I:

    • General Agriculture (Code: AG)

    Issues facing modern day agriculture in Punjab. Principles of crop production. Improved varieties, cultural practices, major pests and diseases (and their control) of wheat, rice, cotton, sugarcane, pulses, oilseeds and important vegetables, fruits and ornamentals of Punjab. Importance, status and scope of fruit industry in Punjab. Importance and classification of vegetable crops in Punjab. Breeding method of self-pollinated, cross pollinated and vegetatively propagated crops. Seed certification. Principles of agroforestry. Scope of floriculture and landscaping in Punjab. Functions and deficiency symptoms of micro and macronutrients. Problematic soils, their characteristics and management. Improved irrigation practices in field and horticultural crops. Water resources of Punjab state. Organic manures, inorganic and biofertilizers. Handling, processing and preservation of foods of plant and animal origin. Fundamentals of agricultural business and marketing. Extension education in relation to rural development and precision farming. World trade in agriculture, commodities, quarantine, SPS measures and IPRs.

    • General Home Science (Code: HS)

    Food, food groups and their functions. Balanced diet. Effects of cooking on food. Principles of nutrition. Recommended Dietary Allowances. Deficiency diseases. Meal planning. Therapeutic Nutrition. Heredity and environment; growth and development. Principles of growth and development. Developmental tasks. Meaning, need, importance, and scope of early childhood education. Puberty and pubertal changes. Early and late maturation. Meaning and classification of children with special needs. Concept of special education. Marriage, its types and functions. Family and its functions. Stages of family life cycle. Extension education. Panchayati raj institutions. Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Teaching, learning and teaching-learning process. Projected, non-projected, electronic and folk media. Instructional strategies/techniques. Communication process. Diffusion and adoption process. Opinion leaders/ change agents. Extension training. Programme planning. Participatory rural appraisal techniques. Basic textile and clothing construction terminology. Yarn classification and uses. Basic finishes. Basic weaving and knitting terminology. Different types of looms and weaves. Design elements and principles of clothing and apparel designing. Clothing selection and wardrobe planning. Dyeing and printing process. Common dyeing and printing defects. Concept and principles of management, management process, work, work environment, work simplification, fundamentals of housing, principles of design and home furnishing, selection, care and maintenance of household equipment and furniture, family finance and consumer education. Functional interiors for special needs.


    • Sociology:

    definition, nature and scope. Relationship of sociology with other social sciences: psychology, 29 economics, history, anthropology. Basic concepts: society, community, neighbourhood, social group and its types, association, organization, institution, social role, social status, social stratification and its basis, socialization, social system and its elements. Social processes: cooperation, accommodation, assimilation, competition and conflict. Culture, its types and attributes. Social values and their role in society. Norms & its types (folkways, mores and laws). Social control: concept and agencies of social control. Social change: its dimensions and factors. Basic social institutions: family, marriage, economics and political (Panchayati raj system). Rural sociology and its aim. Characteristics of rural society, Physical structure of rural society. Rural-urban differences. Green revolution. Rural social problems: poverty, indebtedness, drug addiction.


    Section I:
    • General Agriculture
    • General Home Science
    • Sociology

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    PAU MET Sociology 2021 Admit Card

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    PAU MET Sociology 2021 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 29/07/2021

    Examination Day Instructions

    Examination Day Instructions:

    • All Entrance Examinations will start at 10:00 A.M. on prescribed dates. The candidates must reach Centre of Examination at 9:00 A.M. sharp. No entry after 10.15 A.M. under any circumstance will be allowed
    • Frisking of the candidates can be done at the Centre
    • Disabled candidates shall be granted extra time @ 20 minutes per hour in entrance tests as per rules. They will have to attach a request while applying for entrance test along with disability certificate issued  by the competent authority

    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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