B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture

Four years B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture degree programme is in operation in the College. Normal duration of the degree programme is four academic years with 8 semesters.   Maximum time limit to obtain the degree is 8 years (4+4) depending upon the time taken by the student to complete the prescribed course credits.

Degree ProgrammeClassTheoryPracticals
No. of SectionsNo. of students per sectionNo. of BatchesNo. of students per batch
B.Sc (Hons.) AgricultureI Year0150-560225-28
II Year0150-560225-28
III Year0150-560225-28
IV Year0150-560225-28

Admission Process:

    The UAS, Dharwad and its constituent Colleges are governed by the ICAR Model Act and Guidelines, which have been adopted by the University from time to time.

      Mode of Admission

      Admission for the Degree Programme is through Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Admission for the seats under different categories (except ICAR quota) shall be made by considering the marks scored in equal proportions in qualifying examination and CET in PCMB.

      Admission of candidates is subject to the following conditions

      Verification of original marks card and other details furnished in the application

      b)      Seats being vacant

      c)      Payment of prescribed fees to the University on or before the notified dates for such purpose

      d)      Registration of courses before the last date

      e)      Production of transfer certificate from the previous College/Institution studied

      f)      Production of relevant documents as directed by CET Cell, KEA, Bengaluru

      Admission for the reserved seats shall be made strictly according to the merit of candidates eligible for the reserved seats, subject to the same conditions mentioned above. If there are any reserved seats unfilled, such seats shall be deemed to have been transferred to the general pool and filled up as indicated above.

      In respect of seats set apart for Agriculturists or Children / Ward of Agriculturists, admission shall be made strictly according to the merit based on 25 percent of marks scored each in II PUC and CET examination in PCMB, and 50 per cent marks secured in Practical Test conducted at the University level. The main source of income should be from agriculture and 50 percent reservation for children of agriculturists.

      Fee Payment Mechanism

      All the transactions are made in the name of Assistant Comptroller, College of Agriculture, and Hanumanamatti. Students pay the fees through bank in the form of cash or DD to the College account.


      Candidates who have received admission letter from the CET Cell to various degree programmes shall pay the fees on or before the last day specified in the admission letter and shall report for registration on the first day of the Semester. They shall receive the guidelines for registration from the Dean’s Office of the concerned College. Registration of candidates admitted from waiting list shall cease after four weeks of commencement of the first semester.

      Registration in subsequent semesters

      Registration for a semester shall commence three weeks in-advance of the date of closure of the previous semester. The last date for registration for any semester shall be the first day of commencement of the semester. However, students are allowed to register upto a maximum of six working days after the last date for registration on payment of a penal fee as prescribed. Students before registering for courses at the beginning of every semester shall clear all dues to the University and its units such as Hostels, Library, NCC, Students’ Association, Departments, etc.

                  A student admitted to undergraduate programme and registered for the courses shall not be permitted to discontinue the first semester. If the student does so, the admission shall stand cancelled.

      Examination and Evaluation Process:

      Evaluation of students’ performance is made separately for each course. The evaluation of the student in each course is referred to as grading and measured by the quality of the student’s performance in that course by assigning grade points on ten points scale.

      The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) / Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) is made to determine whether or not a student meets the academic requirement during the course of study for award of degree for which the student has been admitted.

      Each course carries a maximum of 100 marks for the purpose of grading. In evaluating the student’s performance, the following points are considered.

      1. Regular Attendance: 80 per cent of attendance is compulsory for attending final examination.
      2. Class Performance: It includes practical records, assignments and midterm examination.
      3. Midterm Examination: The entire portion from the first class till the date of examination will be included. The duration shall be of one hour and carries 30 per cent marks.
      4. Final Theory External Examination: This examinationwill be conducted at the same time in all the constituents Colleges of  University and carries 50 per cent marks


      External theory (50%) & Internal Theory + Practical (50%)

      • Courses with Theory and Practical: Mid-term Exam (25%) + Assignment (5%) + Practical (15%) + Attendance (5%)
      • Courses with only Theory: Mid-term Exam (35%) +Assignment (10%) +Attendance (5%)
      • Courses with only Practical: Internal (95%) + Attendance (5%)
      • External Examinations is through University Examination Centre (UEC)

      University Examination Centre (UEC) at UAS, Dharwad campus, headed by Controller of Examination (COE) under the Control of Director of Education at University will conduct final theory examination. The UEC conducts University examinations simultaneously in all the constituent Colleges under UAS, Dharwad to maintain uniformity. There is commonality in offering courses in each semester for respective Degree Programmes across the teaching campuses. The guidelines given in V dean Committee are followed.

      Final Theory External Examination: The duration of the final theory examination shall be two hours. The question paper for the final examination shall consist of 25 marks objective (PART-A) questions and 25 marks subjective (PART-B) questions. The student shall answer the objective questions (PART-A) in a pre-printed OMR sheet for which first 30 minutes are allocated. The student has to return the OMR sheet to the invigilator and start answering subjective questions (PART-B) during the next 90 minutes in a separate answer booklet. The students can carry the question paper.

      Final practical Examination: It is recommended that examination shall be conducted by course teachers and one teacher nominated by HOD.

      Evaluation : Internal evaluation (50 marks) composing mid-term and final practical examination will be attended by concerned course teachers. Care will be taken to distribute evaluated answer scripts well in advance and the internal marks will be displayed before commencement of final external examinations.

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