University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur M.Sc., MBA and Ph.D Admissions 2018

Last Updated - June 21 2018

UASR Post Graduate and Ph.D. Admissions 2018

UASR (University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur) 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.

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.

Work assistantship to Ph.D. students: The Value of the work assistantship shall be limited to Rs.1000/- per month at the rate of Rs.40/- per hour not exceeding two hours per day. 

Selection is made on the basis of marks secured in the entrance test and graduate degree.

You can apply both online and offline for the courses. Reservations are on the basis of norms prescribed by the state government from time to time.


    02nd Jun, 2018 - 23rd Jun, 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

Important Dates

M.Sc (Agriculture) , M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture , M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Issue of Notification02nd Jun, 2018
Last date for receipt of filled-in Applications23rd Jun, 2018
Date of Entrance Examination07th Jul, 2018
Releasement of Merit List (Master’s)18th Jul, 2018
Commencement of Semester28th Jul, 2018
Eligibility Criteria
M.Sc (Agriculture)

The aspirant should possess a Bachelor’s degree in the related branch for each subject group from a recognized University with CGPA / OGPA of not less than 2.25/4.00 or 6.00 / 10.00 or an equivalent CGPA / OGPA.

For SC/ST/Cat-I aspirants, the mere pass is enough.

Ph.D. (Agricultural Entomology), Ph.D. (Agronomy) & Ph.D. (Farm Machinery & Power)

The aspirant should possess a Master’s degree in the related branch** for each subject group from a recognized University in the same subject in which you wish to specialize with CGPA / OGPA of not less than 2.25/4.00 or 6.00 / 10.00 or an equivalent CGPA / OGPA.

For SC/ST/Cat-I aspirants, the mere pass is enough.

Step to apply

M.Sc (Agriculture) , M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture & M.Phil/Ph.D in 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 PG Degree Programme is Rs.600/-(Rs.300/- for SC/ST/Cat-I aspirants)Application 

The application will be downloaded from the University Website and filled in application (soft copy) may be submitted to the Registrar UAS, Raichur 

However, a copy of the printed version will also be invariably submitted by post along with the education documents including health certificate (HIV test certificate) and DD on or before 12th August 2017 to the Registrar, UAS, Raichur-584104 

 The Application Fee is Rs.1000/- payable in the form of DD only drawn in favor of the Comptroller, UAS, Raichur purchased on or after the date of this Notification, payable at Raichur 

For details and other situations refer University website ( or call Phone No. 08532-220 559 

Selection Procedure

M.Sc (Agriculture) , M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Selection will be made on the following basis:

  • Weightage to the extent of 5 percent marks for pass in All India Competitive Examination organized by ICAR/CSIR for admission or for the award of JRF/ SRF to Postgraduate programmes in the related year.
  • Weightage to the extent of 50 percent marks in qualifying degree.
  • Marks obtained out of 45 marks in Entrance Test

Exam format

The written test consists of 100 multiple choice questions which may be responded in a maximum of 75 minutes.

Reservation Criteria

  • Reservation of seats shall be made as per State Government Order in force from time to time. In addition, seats will be filled via ICAR nomination based on All India Entrance Examination.
  • 3% for the physically challenged category.
  • The seats shall be reserved in favor of NRI/Children of NRI/NRI sponsored Aspirants well within the existing 10% over and above the intake to the respective Degree programmes not exceeding one seat per Dept. 
  • Master’s & Doctoral Admissions will be made as per the recommendations of the Admission Committee based on the merit of the Aspirants in the given subject/Department 
  • Fee Payable 
  • NRI Sponsored - Aspirants shall pay 6500 US Dollars for Master’s Degree and 8000 US Dollars for Doctoral Degree or Indian rupees equivalent per year as Institutional Economic fee along with regular semester fee prescribed by University from time to time 

Scholarships Process:

The value of merit scholarship for students of Master’s and Doctoral degrees shall be Rs. 800/- and Rs. 1200/- per month, respectively plus full freeship and it shall be tenable for 12 months.

The value of a graduate assistantship shall be as follows

  • Ph.D. programme Rs. 3000 per month
  • Master’s programme Rs. 2000 per month


  • For Master’s degree, the value of Fellowship shall be a maximum of Rs.800/- per month. A student getting a scholarship from Government of India / other agencies shall be honored the difference of the amount falling short of Rs.800/-.
  • For Ph.D. students, the Fellowship amount shall be a maximum of Rs.1000/- per month. A student getting scholarship/assistantship from the Government of India / other agencies shall be honored the difference of amount, falling short of Rs.1000/-
  • A contingency amount of Rs.3000/- per year per student shall be honored to both Masters and Ph.D. students.

*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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