START DATE - END DATE
01st Dec, 2017 - 20th May, 2018
Method of Application
Online & Offline Both
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences (SHIATS) formerly known as Allahabad Agricultural Institute are a government aided deemed university situated in Allahabad. 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. Since its inception, the institute has produced many notable scientists, geneticists, and agricultural engineers.
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 into 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 Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programme in different specializations. The programme is for a period of two years comprising of four semesters.
01st Dec, 2017 - 20th May, 2018
Online & Offline Both
Master of Science Programme (2 years)
|(Agricultural) Biochemistry||MLT Clinical Biochemistry||Environmental Science|
|Microbiology||MLT Microbiology and Immunology||Family Resource Management|
|Animation and Visual Effects||Physics||Food Nutrition and Dietetics|
|Anthropology||Plant Physiology||Home Science Extension|
|Biochemistry||Poultry Production||Human Development|
|Biotechnology||Dairy Technology||Clinical Psychology|
|Botany||Crop Physiology||Counseling Psychology|
|Chemistry||Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System||Human Resource Management|
|Clothing and Textile||Wildlife Science||Mathematics|
|Computer Science||Animal Genetics and Breeding||Microbiology|
For all specializations:
You should have a Bachelor’s Degree in the final examination in the specialization mentioned below under the 10+2+4 or the 10+2+3 as per the qualifying examination. or B.Sc. in concerned field, subject to pursuing of Deficiency Courses as need. For Home Science ExtensionB.Sc. Home Economics or B.Sc. Home Sci. Electronics Engineering, B.E./B.Tech. or B.Sc. in concerned field, subject to pursuing of Deficiency Courses as needFor Human DevelopmentB.Sc. Home Economics or B.Sc. Home Sci. Sc. Sc. / IT or BCA with Maths at 10+2 level or B.Tech Comp. & Engineering / IT or concerned field. For Environmental ScienceB.Sc. Agriculture (4Year) or B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. Horticulture or B.Sc. Environmental Science or B.Sc. Biology or B.Sc. Geology or B.Sc. PCM or concerned field Family Resource ManagementB.Sc. Home Economics or B.Sc. Home Sci. Mechanical EngineeringFor Plant PhysiologyB.Sc. Bio. / Agriculture / Biotech (with Botany / Ag. (4Year), or B.Sc. Dairy Tech. Electrical Engineering, B.E./B.Tech. or B.Sc. in concerned field, subject to pursuing of Deficiency Courses as needFor Computer ScienceB.Sc. Comp. / Geo-Physics / Soil Science / Meteorology / Natural Resource Mgt. MLT or concerned field for MLT Clinical biochemistry. Sc. MLT, MBBS, BUMS, BHMS, BDS, BVSC, BAMSFor MLT Microbiology, and immunology. Sc. MLT, MBBS, BUMS, BHMS, BDS, BVSC, BAMSFor PhysicsB.Sc. PCM, PSM, PMCA, B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics, B.Sc. Electronics & Communication, B.E./B.Tech. MLT or concerned field for Animation and Visual EffectsB.Sc. or equivalent AnthropologyB.Sc. Agriculture (4 Year) or Home Science or B.Sc. Biology or B.Sc. in Anthropology.For BiochemistryB.Sc. Agriculture (4 Year) or B.Sc. Biology or B.Sc. Microbiology or B.Sc. Home Science or concerned field for BiotechnologyB.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology / B.Tech Biotechnology / B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology / B.Sc. Agriculture (4 Year) / B.Sc. Horticulture / B.Sc. Biology / B.Sc. MLT / MBBSFor BotanyB.Sc. Life Sciences / Biology with any two of the following subjects: Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Biological Techniques and Specimen preparation (BTSP)For ChemistryB.Sc. Biology (with Chemistry at graduate level) / B.Sc. Biochemistry Biochemical TechFor Clothing and TextileB.Sc. Home Economics or B.Sc. Home Sci. or B.Sc. in concerned field, subject to pursuing of Deficiency Courses as needFor Food Nutrition and DieteticsB.Sc. Home Economics or B.Sc. Home Sci. You should also have secured a minimum of 55% marks in case of general category and 50% marks in case of reactor category.
You are also qualified if you are appearing in the final examination offered that you submit the documentary proof of successfully passing the examination when you come for counseling.
|For (Agricultural) Biochemistry||B.Sc. Agriculture (4 Year) or B.Sc. Biochemistry, or B.Sc., Horticulture, or B.Sc. Biology or B.Tech Biotech., or concerned field|
|For Agronomy||B.Sc. Agriculture (4 Year)|
|For Microbiology||B.Sc. Agriculture (4 Year) or B.Sc. Biology or B.Sc. Microbiology or B.Sc. Home Science or B Sc. or B.Sc. in concerned field, subject to pursuing of Deficiency Courses as need.|
|For Clinical Psychology||Graduate in any branch with a minimum of 50% marks|
|For Counseling Psychology||Graduate in any branch with a minimum of 50% marks|
|For Human Resource Management||Graduate in any branch with a minimum of 50% marks|
|For Mathematics||B.Sc. with PCM/PSM/PMCS or concerned field|
|For Microbiology||B.Sc. Agriculture (4Year) or B.Sc. Biology or B.Sc. Microbiology or B.Sc. Home Science or B Sc. Botany / Plant Physiology as one of the main subjects)|
|For Poultry Production||B.Sc. Animal Husbandry & Dairying, B.Sc. Agriculture, B.Sc. Biology with IDD (DH), B.Sc. Dairying, B.Sc. Animal Sc., B.V.Sc, B.Sc. Biology|
|For Dairy Technology||B.Sc. Agri. or B.Sc. with IDD or B.Sc., (AH & Dairying) or B.Sc., Dairying or concerned field|
|For Crop Physiology||B.Sc. Agriculture (4Year) or B.Sc. Horticulture|
|For Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System||B.Sc. [(Ag.)/Forestry] (4 years), Environmental sc. or concerned field|
|For Animal Genetics and Breeding||B.Sc. Animal Husbandry & Dairying, B.Sc. Agriculture, B.Sc. Biology with IDD (DH), B.Sc. Dairying, B.Sc. Animal Sc., B.V.Sc, B.Sc. Biology|
|For Wildlife Science||B.Sc. Agriculture (4 Year) or B.V.Sc or B.Sc. Forestry (4 Year) or B.Sc. Biology or concerned field|
you can obtain the Application Form and Prospectus either online 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 in the Application fee.
Manual Submission of Application Form:
You must fill the Application Form with the need for personal and educational details. Mention your query number, Name and Contact Number on the back of the Payment Details and send them to the following address:
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 for personal 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:
Step 7: You should then affix a photograph on the printed Application Form. Agricultural Institute,
Allahabad, UP - 211007After you submit the form, you will get the Online Application Form with the Query Number and Query Code. 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 favour 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 at the following address:
The Entrance Test organized by SHAITS will have a total of 160 question which are to be responded in a period of two hours. The test will include 40 questions of General Aptitude and 120 questions of the respective optional section.
The Entrance Test shall be organized in English language only. There shall be negative making with one marks being deducted for every wrong response.
The selection for M.Sc. Anthropology will be via Faculty level Test followed by an Interview.
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, 25% of the seats will be filled via the all India Entrance test organized by ICAR and the rest of the 75% of the seats by the Entrance Test organized by SHIATS.
There is provision for a scholarship to be offered by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to qualified aspirants of SC/ST/Minority/OBC/General category of Uttar Pradesh only.
*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College