Admission Procedure (Revised as on 14/07/2020 for ug & revised as on 15/09/2020 for pg)

In view of the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the following admission procedure for the session 2020-2021 is adopted.

1. Admission Procedure
Admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes listed in Table No.1.1., shall be granted strictly on the basis of MERIT LIST prepared from the marks/percentage obtained in 10th, 12th, UG (for PG programmes) and also on the performance on extra-curricular activities of the applied candidates with prescribed weightages for each of the above component. And for programmes listed in Table No. 1.2., the admission shall be granted through College Level Test / Open Online Counselling. A common online application form shall be applicable for all academic programmes. .


Table No.1.1. Agriculture and Allied Programmes, B.Pharm. & D.Pharm.



 

1.2. Programmes under College Level Test/Open Online Counselling
The following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes will be under College Level Test/Open Online Counselling;

 

Table No.1.2. Programmes under College Level Test/Open Online Counselling


 

 

2. Category of Candidates and No. of Seats


2.1. Regular Students

Candidates selected for admission into various academic programmes offered by the university are considered as fulltime regular students. These students will be entitled to avail of all the facilities of the various academic departments and other fields in the university.


(a). Christian and General Candidates
University reserves 50% seats for candidates of the Christian community and the remaining 50% seats shall be allotted to general candidates. Thus, the total number of seats of the university have been categorized equally for Christian and general candidates. The total number of seats for admission in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are given faculty wise in Table No. 8 of Prospectus 2020.


(b). Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Candidates
For the academic programmes in agriculture, agricultural engineering and allied sciences, fifteen percent (15%) seats in undergraduate programmes and twenty-five percent (25%) seats in postgraduate programmes will be filled through all India entrance test conducted by ICAR, New Delhi. However, eighty-five percent (85%) seats in undergraduate and seventy-five percent (75%) in postgraduate shall be filled by SHUATS.
The ICAR seats available in various academic programmes in agriculture, agricultural engineering and allied sciences are given faculty-wise in Table No. 8 of Prospectus 2020.
The ICAR category seats are inclusive of Christian and general candidates and the number filled in either category shall be adjusted against total seats in each category.


(c). Foreign Candidates
Foreign candidates are not required to appear in the merit based online counselling. Admission to foreign candidates will be given on the recommendation of the Directorate of International Education and Training. The foreign candidates shall pay fees in U.S. dollars as mentioned in Table No. 9 of Prospectus 2020, which does not include the boarding and lodging (food expenses etc.) charges.

 
(d). Non-resident Indian (NRI) Candidates
i. Admission for NRI wards/NRI-sponsored candidates is available in all undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D programmes.
ii. NRI wards/NRI sponsored candidates are exempted from the merit based online counselling.
iii. These admissions shall be against fifteen percent (15 %) over and above seats available for various academic programmes.
iv. Fees for NRI Wards/NRI sponsored candidates shall be the same as for foreign candidates as mentioned in Table No. 9 of Prospectus 2020


(e). Kashmiri Migrant Candidates
Vide letter F.No. 3-4/2017-NER dated October 15, 2019 from MHRD, Government of India, the Kashmiri Migrants will be considered for admission under special package during the session 2020–2021. They will be required to produce the supportive documents.


(f). Special Candidates (Lateral Entry)
Candidates with first-class diploma of 3 years and fulfilling other conditions of admission in engineering shall be considered for direct admission to third semester of relevant UG programmes under lateral entry in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology if seats are available.


2.2. No. of Seats
The information indicated in Prospectus 2020 is only for general guidance and could be modified / changed from time to time by the Academic Council/Board of Management of the university. The University reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of seats of various academic programmes offered by the University. Any legal matters shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Allahabad only.

3. Eligibility to Various Programmes for Admissions


3.1. Eligibility for Undergraduate Programmes

10+2 passed with the minimum percentage of marks as listed in the eligibility criteria (Table no. 8 in Prospectus 2020) with 5% relaxation for SC/ST/differently abled candidates as per their qualifying examination (Table No. 4 in Prospectus 2020) are eligible for admission to undergraduate programmes. Candidates appearing in 10+2 examination in 2020 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in the merit based online counselling, but they will have to submit documentary proof of successfully completing the examination (or otherwise) at the time of counselling otherwise, provisional admission will be provided subject to the submission of necessary documents of qualifying examination latest by 30.09.2020 as suggested by UGC in its guidelines. Non submission of documentary evidence of completion of the examination and attaining eligibility by 30.09.2020 may lead to the disqualification of admission.


3.2. Eligibility for Postgraduate Programmes
Candidates having obtained their bachelor's degree in the final examination in the concerned field under 10+2+4 or 10+2+3 as per their qualifying examination (Table no. 6 in Prospectus 2020) and fulfilling the eligibility as per Table no. 8 in Prospectus 2020 (with 5% relaxation for SC/ST/differently abled candidates) are eligible for admission to postgraduate programmes.
The candidates appearing in bachelor's degree examination in 2020 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in the merit based online counselling, but they will have to submit documentary proof of successfully completing the examination at the time of merit based online counselling. Non submission of documentary evidence of completion of the examination and attaining eligibility by 30.09.2020 may lead to the disqualification of admission.


3.3. Eligibility for B.Ed., B.P.Ed., M.Ed. and Pharmacy Programmes

The eligibility for B.Ed., B.P.Ed., and M.Ed. shall be as per the latest NCTE norms. The eligibility for pharmacy programmes shall be as per the latest PCI norms.


4. Admission through College Level Test / Open Online Counselling for Programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.2
Admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.2. shall be granted through College Level Test / Open Online Counselling from July 01, 2020 onwards. A dedicated Open Online Counselling Portal will be created in the University website (www.shuats.edu.in) and admission will be started from July 1, 2020.
Candidates applied through online application forms will be login into the Open Online Counselling Portal securely, from July 1, 2020 onwards and select their desired academic programmes, according to the availability of seats under Christian and General category. After selection of the academic programme, the candidates will upload the necessary documents related to qualifying examination and fulfilling the eligibility or fill-up an online undertaking to submit necessary documents related to qualifying examination and fulfilling the eligibility latest by 30.09.2020.
After verification, if eligible on the basis of the uploaded documents, admission letter or provisional admission letter on the basis of undertaking will be issued to the candidate. After which he / she shall submit the fees online through the portal itself. 48 hours’ time period will be given to the candidate to submit the fees to confirm the admission or provisional admission.


5. Admission for Programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.1.

Admission to various diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.1. shall be granted strictly on the basis of MERIT LIST prepared from the marks/percentage obtained in 10th, 12th, UG (for PG programmes) and also on the performance on extra-curricular activities of the applied candidates with prescribed weightages for each of the above component.


5.1. Merit List
i. Christian and General Merit lists shall be prepared from the marks / percentage (%) obtained in 10th, 12th, UG (for PG Programmes) and also on the performance on extra-curricular activities of the candidates with following weightages;


For Undergraduate Programmes   For Postgraduate Programmes
Weightage on 12th 65% Weightage on UG 65%
Weightage on 10th   30%   Weightage on 12th 30%
Weightage on NCC / NSS 2.5%   Weightage on NCC / NSS 2.5%
Weightage on
Sports Excellence / Cultural Activities
2.5%
          

Weightage on
Sports Excellence /

Cultural Activities 

2.5%
Total   100%   Total  100%


ii. Separate merit lists will be prepared for each category (Christian & General) for the purpose of admission. The merit lists will be released as per the application form number in the University website at www.shuats.edu.in.

iii. Out of the eligible programmes under the Subject Group Code for UG and Subject Group Number for PG programmes, candidate will be provisionally admitted in only one programme, strictly on the basis of merit and on the basis of the choices provided by the candidate and on the availability of seat in the respective Christian / general category of seats.

iv. However, candidates may opt in programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.2. (College Level Test/Open Online Counselling) also, if seats are available.

v. The NRI Wards/ NRI-sponsored candidates shall be admitted on the basis of a separate merit list prepared exclusively for them. These admissions shall be against 15 percent over and above the seats available in various academic programmes.

vi. Fifteen percent seats in undergraduate programmes and twenty five percent seats (25%) in postgraduate programmes in agricultural and allied subjects will be allotted through all India entrance test conducted by ICAR, New Delhi.

5.2. Online Counselling
Counselling for candidates as per the merit list in each category (Christian and general) will be conducted online for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes mentioned in Table 1.1.. Information regarding date and time of online counselling (online choice filling and online fee submission) will be given on the University website.


6. Refusal of Admission
i. If any candidate is found misleading the University with false marks, mark sheet, information and been admitted in the University, the University reserves the right to reject the admission and further debar the candidate from seeking admission in the University in future.

ii. It is the responsibility of the candidate to furnish complete and correct information in the application form. Any admission made on the basis of wrong or concealed information provided by the candidate or due to any oversight or error of the online counselling and admission division which is subsequently detected after the admission or joining of the candidate, will be cancelled at any time at the cost and the risk of the candidate.

iii. Candidates against whom disciplinary action has been taken and who have been involved in any sort of established criminal offence in the past, will not be considered for admission.

iv. If admission of a candidate is not in the interest of the university, the Vice- Chancellor reserves the right to cancel the admission of such a student, irrespective of the fact that he / she fulfils all the academic requirement of the programme. The decision of Vice- Chancellor shall be final and legally binding on the candidate.
 

For All Correspondence Please Contact:
Registrar,
Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology And Sciences
(Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute)

P.O. Agricultural Institute,
Allahabad- 211007, U.P., India
Phones:+91-8318517221, +91-8604887584 (Between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday)
E-mail: admission@shuats.edu.in

OR

Chairman (ET&Admissions) & Jt. Registrar (Admin)
Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology And Sciences
(Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute)

P.O. Agricultural Institute,
Allahabad- 211007, U.P., India
Phones:+91-8318517221, +91-8604887584 (Between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday)
E-mail: admission@shuats.edu.in