University of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad B.Sc. and B.H.Sc. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - June 20 2018

UASD Under Graduate Admissions 2018

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (UASD) is a state agriculture university founded by the Government of Karnataka which imparts education, research and extension activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, food science, agro-marketing and home science.

The University awards Merit Scholarships and General Scholarships based on the merit to the students of all the colleges as per regulation and also Free-Studentships as per the Government orders.

Graduates are recruited as agriculture scientists, agriculture officers in state and central governments, banks and other financial institutions such as insurance companies. With the setting up of commodity exchanges in India, degree holders in agriculture are in greater demand.

Aspirants from states other than Karnataka are not qualified to seek admission straight for all Under-graduate degree Programmes in the University. However, they can apply to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.

Selection is made on the basis of marks secured in +2 level PCB.

The university has the following constituent colleges in the state of Karnataka:

College of Agriculture Dharwad

College of Agriculture Vijayapur (Bijapur)

College of Agriculture Hanumanmatti (Haveri dist)

College of Rural Home Science Dharwad

College of Forestry Sirsi

College of Food Technology Dharwad


    23rd Jun, 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

Important Dates

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agricultural Marketing and Business Management) , Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture) , Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Home Science) & Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Forestry)
Last date for receipt of filled-in Applications23rd Jun, 2018
Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agricultural Marketing and Business Management) , Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture) & Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Home Science)

A pass in two years PUC science examination of the Department of Pre-University Education, Government of Karnataka with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with any one science subject OR an inter-agriculture subject.

Course Form: B.Sc. Agriculture

Full Form: Bachelor Of Science In Agriculture

Duration: 4 years

Course Level: Graduation

Eligibility: Aspirants must have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board of Education or two years PUC science examination of the Department of Pre-University Education, Government of Karnataka with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with any one science subject.

Course Form: B.H. Sc

Course Full Form: Bachelor of Science in Home Science

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility Criteria: The eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Science In Home Science remains same as the eligibility of B.Sc. Agriculture.

Now Aspirants have to fill the application form with all important details. Attach all required documents along with demand draft and send all documents and form to the following address:

Step to apply

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agricultural Marketing and Business Management), Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture) & Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Home Science)

Offline method:

The application can be obtained from the SBI, UAS Campus discipline, Dharwad or the Deans of the College of Agriculture, Bijapur/Hanumanamatti; College of Forestry, Sirsi on payment of the requisite fee in the form of demand draft.

Online method:

The application can also be downloaded from the university website and in such cases, the aspirants may send demand draft towards requisite application fees along with filled in applications.

NOTE: The application fees for UG Degree Programme is Rs.500/-(Rs.250/- for SC/ST/Cat-I aspirants)

* For admission to all the undergraduate degree programmes, the aspirants can submit a common application.

 * Aspirants from foreign countries need to send their applications via the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110 001, India.

Selection Procedure

Selection will be made on basis of a merit list prepared according to marks obtained in the +2 level examination.

For the seats reserved for Agriculturists or Children/ward of Agriculturists, a method of admission shall be as under:

The merit list will be prepared based on 50% marks secured in PCB in II year PUC science and 50% marks secured in the Practical Test. The Practical Test shall be organized for 200 marks in the University on the specified date. Those aspirants who attend the Practical Test and score less than 100 marks will also be considered as ‘Not qualified’ for claiming seats under this quota.

The Practical Test shall consist of any or all of the following:

  • Transplanting of Paddy
  • Identification of Forest Species
  • Harrowing over a short length
  • Identification of Agricultural / Veterinary / Fishing Equipments
  • Weeding
  • Seeds sowing
  • Identification of Farm Animals
  • How to hold a lamb or sheep
  • Yoking of Bullocks
  • Identification of Fruits / Vegetables
  • Ploughing over a short length
  • Harvesting\
  • Identification of Agricultural Implements
  • Identification of Grains
  • Identification of Agricultural Crops
  • Identification of Fodder Crops
  • Identification of Agricultural Fertilizers / Manures
  • How to approach Cattle for milking

The aspirants who fail to appear for the practical test will be considered as ‘Not qualified’.

Reservation Criteria

  1. 23.8% for agriculturist.
  2. Remaining 76.2% are general out of which further reservations are as follows:
    • Kannada Medium Study 5%
    • Rural 15%
    • Special categories 12% (SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Children of defense personnel or ex-servicemen/Sports quota etc.)

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College

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