Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences (SHIATS) UG Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 19 2018

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences (SHIATS) formerly known as Allahabad Agricultural Institute is a government aided deemed university situated in Allahabad. Since its inception, the institute has produced many notable scientists, geneticists, and agricultural engineers. It is certified as a Christian Minority Educational Institution. It became the first institute in India to provide a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1942. It is one of the oldest universities in India and was founded in 1910 aimed towards improving the economic status of the rural population.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has placed SHIATS in the list of the elite category 'A' deemed universities on the basis of the expert committee recommendation. The university has been re-accredited with a CGPA of 3.14 on a four-point scale and has received an ‘A’ grade from the NAAC. SHIATS was also accredited in 2009 by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and in 2010 by Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE).

The academic infrastructure of the university is conducted in eight faculties (8) — which are divided into twenty-two (22) constituent schools. It contains a total of seventy-eight (78) academic departments and three (3) research centers with emphasis on scientific, agricultural, technological education and research.

The University invites Applications for admission to the different Undergraduate and Master of Arts (MA) Programme for the academic year 2017-18. The admission to the all the programmes is based on the Entrance Test organized by the University on June 6th, 2017, with various papers depending on the course. The undergraduate programmes are for a period of three and four years as per the requirement of the course and the MA Programme is for a period of two years. The admission process begins on December 1st, 2017 and must be finished either online or manually by May 20th, 2017.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    01st Dec, 2017 - 25th May, 2018

SHIATS UG Admissions 2018 Important Dates

B.Sc, BE/B.Tech , BCA , BBA/BBM & B.Com
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration01st Dec, 2017 - 25th May, 2018

SHIATS UG Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc

Bachelor of Science Programme (3 Years)

  • (PCM) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • (ZBC) Zoology, Botany, Chemistry
  • (PMCS) Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science]
  • PCFS) Physics, Chemistry, Forensic Science
  • (LSCFS) Life Sc., Chemistry, Forensic Science
  • Animation and Visual Effects
  • Film Production and Mass Communication

Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Programme (4 years)

  • Dairying
  • Forestry
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science
  • Food Technology
  • Microbiology

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination from a recognized Board, with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with Mathematics or Biology.

Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Home Science (4 years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination from a recognized Board, with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with Mathematics or Biology, or 10+2 Home Science with Chemistry and Biology or 10+2 in other streams having science up to Class 10th with minimum 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category.

BE/B.Tech

Bachelor of Technology Programme (4 years)

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with Mathematics or Biology or both of them, from a recognized Board.

Bachelor of Technology Programme (4 years)

  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Dairy Technology

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination from a recognized Board, with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with Mathematics or Biology or both of them, or Agriculture with minimum 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category.

BCA

Bachelor of Computer Application Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed the 10+2 Examination with Mathematics as one of the subject or Agriculture.

BBA/BBM

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination in any branch from a recognized Board.

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) Agriculture Business Management

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination with any of the following combinations:

  • Commerce
  • Inter Agriculture
  • Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  • Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

B.Com

Bachelor of Commerce Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination in any branch with at least 45% marks, from a recognized Board.

BA

Bachelor of Arts Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination in any branch with at least 45% marks, from a recognized Board. This course is only for women aspirants.

Bachelor of Arts Programme (3 Years)

  • Advertising and Print Journalism
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Animation and Visual Effects
  • Film Making and Mass Communication

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 in any branch from a recognized Board.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Psychology Programme (3 Years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 in any Branch from a recognized Board.

B.Pharm

Bachelor of Pharmacy Programme (4 years)

Eligibility: You should have passed 10+2 Examination with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with Mathematics or Biology, from a recognized Board.

MA

Master of Arts Programme (2 Years)

  • English
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Education
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Anthropology
  • Economics

Eligibility:

For Education and Economics: You should be a graduate in any branch from a recognized institution. These specializations are available only to women.

For English: You should be a graduate in English.

For Anthropology: You should have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in any branch.

For Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology and HRM: You should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any branch with an at least of 50% marks in case of general category and 45% marks in case of reserved category.

SHIATS UG Admissions 2018 How To Apply

You can obtain the Application Form and Prospectus either online from the University website or manually from the University? If you are getting it in person, it will be available for Rs. 400 which can be paid in cash. If you are accessing the Application Form online, its cost will be comprised of the Application fee. The form must be submitted by May 20th, 2017.

Manual Submission of Application Form

You must fill the Application Form with the need individual and educational details. You must also affix a recent passport size photograph in the space offered.

Pay the Application fee of Rs. 1000 via a Demand Draft in favor of SHIATS, payable at Allahabad or a University cash receipt of the aforestated amount.

The duly signed Application Form along with the Demand Draft or cash receipt must be submitted to the following address:

The Registrar,

SHIATS, PO. Agricultural Institute,

Allahabad, UP - 211007

Online Submission of Application Form

Step 1: You should go to the University website and click on “Online Application Form”

Step 2: You must then fill the Application Form with the need individual and educational details.

Step 3: Submit the Application Form by clicking on the Submit button. This is the Confirmation that your Form has been successfully submitted.

Step 4: You should then upload a passport size photograph of not more than 40kb in size.

Step 5: You must then take a print out of the Application Form.

Step 6: Pay the Application fee of Rs. 1400 in either of the following ways:

  • Demand Draft in favor of SHIATS, payable at Allahabad
  • Challan: PNB or Axis Bank Challan
  • Online SBI Collect

Step 7: You should then affix a photograph on the printed Application Form. Mention your query number, Name and Contact Number on the back of the Payment Details and send them to the following address:

The Registrar,

SHIATS, PO. Agricultural Institute,

Allahabad, UP - 211007

SHIATS UG Admissions 2018 Selection Procedure

The selection for the Undergraduate courses will be based on an Entrance Test organized by the University. There shall be two sets of test papers – Under Graduate 1 and Under Graduate 2 of which aspirants must choose one depending on their qualifying subjects:

  • Under Graduate 2: Agriculture, Arts Subjects, and Commerce
  • Under Graduate 1: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Home science

Under Graduate – 1

The test paper will consist of a total of 160 questions to be finished in a period of two years. The Optional section consists of questions from Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Home Science and Chemistry, each carrying 40 questions. The mandatory section will have 40 questions of general aptitude. The Optional section consists of questions from Agriculture, Arts Subjects, and Commerce, each carrying 120 questions. Aspirants are needed attempt any three Subjects as per their qualifying examination and subject group code filled in the admission form, from among the Optional subjects. The mandatory section will have 40 questions of general aptitude.

Under Graduate – 2

The test paper will consist of a total of 160 questions to be finished in a period of two years. Aspirants are needed attempt any one Subject as per their qualifying examination and subject group code filled in the admission form, from among the Optional subjects.

 Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences (SHIATS) Fee Structure

SHIATS UG Admissions 2018 Reservation Criteria

There is 50% of reservation of seats for aspirants of the Christian community and the remaining 50% seats are available for general category aspirants strictly by merit.

For the programmes in fields of agriculture, agricultural engineering, and allied sciences, 15% of the seats will be filled via the all India Entrance test organized by ICAR and the rest of the 85% of the seats by the Entrance Test organized by SHIATS.

SHIATS UG Admissions 2018 Notes

There is provision for the scholarship to be offered by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to applicable aspirants of SC/ST/Minority/OBC/General category of Uttar Pradesh only.


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