Students are admitted to the Under Graduate courses of the university on the basis of the ranks obtained in the common entrance examination conducted by the the Commissionarate of Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala. For details, the relevant Government Notifications issued from time to time may be seen. Also visit the official site of the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations Kerala, www.cee-kerala.org.
Application forms for UG courses other than BSc (C&B) can be obtained from institutions listed in the Government Notification regarding Common Entrance Examination, issued from time to time.
For details regarding admission to BSc Co-operation and Banking (C&B) course, please go through the relevant notification issued by KAU.
For the PG courses except Ph.D., selections are made by the committee constituted by the University for the purpose on the basis of written test and interview. Ph. D. admissions are on the basis of interview. For details, please go through the relevant University Notification and Prospectus issued from time to time.
Application forms for PG courses can be downloaded from this website.
Admission to Foreign Students
The foreign students shall apply for admission to the Programmes of the Kerala Agricultural University through the Indian Missions in the respective country and the application with biodata and copies of certificates to prove qualification and age has to be forwarded to the Government of India by the Indian Embassy/Mission in concerned country. The Govt. of India, ICAR or EdCIL arranges for admission through the Indian Council of Agricultural Research/ DARE/ EdCIL. The seats allotted to foreign students will be over and above the notified strength in each course.
Foreign students who have arrived in India on tourist visa will not be admitted unless they have taken the previous approval of the Government of India to their visa being converted to student visa. But their applications will be provisionally considered and their eligibility decided. An ‘Eligibility Certificate’ with indication of last date by which they must join the course will be issued to the eligible candidates and they will be advised to approach the Ministry of Home Affairs through the Foreigners' Registration Officer or the State Government where the foreign students are temporarily residing at the time of application. With such application for conversion of their visa they should attach the eligibility certificate in original.
No self-financing foreign student will be admitted to any of the courses in KAU. The facilities of reservation of seats will henceforth be given only to the following two categories of foreign students viz.,
Foreign students supported by Govt. of India through scholarships/ fellowships.
Foreign students supported by respective Govt./International organisation through scholarships/fellowships and approved by Govt. of India (ICAR/DARE).
Last updated on February 13, 2015