SHUATS Entrance Examination 2017
SHUATS Entrance Exam 2017
The Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology And Sciences (SHUATS) is established under U.P. Act No. 35 of 2016, as passed by the Uttar Pradesh Legislature. SHUATS is established and administered by the Ecumenical Minority Christian Society namely the Sam Higginbottom Educational and Charitable Society registered under the Society Registration Act, 1860 in the State of Uttar Pradesh.
As a tribute to the founder Dr. Sam Higginbottom, who through his sincere services, hard work and dedication, contributed greatly towards enhancing the agriculture production in our country, a proposal was submitted to Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi to rechristen Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University as “Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences”. In view of the above, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi vide communication bearing reference No. F.13-7/2008-U.3.A, dated September 22, 2009 approved renaming of the Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University as: “SAM HIGGINBOTTOM INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE, TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCES” ( Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute ), ( Deemed-to-be-University ).
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences invites application for admission to the Undergraduate, Postgraduate, B.Ed., and M. Ed., BPEd Programs for the academic year 2017 – 2018.
SHUATS 2017 Eligibility
SHUATS Eligibility for Admission to the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs :
SHUATS eligibility for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programs will be determined on the basis of the qualifying examination. The eligible programs are grouped Subject – wise. For admission to academic programs of the university, the candidate will be grouped into various subject group code for undergraduate and subject group number for postgraduate programs.
These subject group code / subject group number will be determined on the basis of the qualifying examination of the candidate.
1. SHUATS Eligibility for Undergraduate Programs
10+2 passed with at least 45% marks for general candidates and 40% marks for SC / ST / differently abled candidates as per their qualifying examination are eligible for admission to undergraduate programmes ( check the eligibility criteria from Table No. 8 also ) as mentioned in Table No. 4. The candidates appearing in 10+2 examination in 2017 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in the entrance test, but they will have to submit documentary proof of successfully completing the examination at the time of counseling. Non submission of documentary evidence of completion of the examination and attaining eligibility by the time of counseling will disqualify him / her for admission.
2. SHUATS Eligibility for Postgraduate Programs*
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 are eligible for admission to PG programs. The candidates appearing in bachelor’s degree examination in 2017 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in the entrance test, but they will have to submit documentary proof of successfully completing the examination at the time of counseling. Non submission of documentary evidence of completion of the examination and attaining eligibility by the time of counseling will disqualify him / her for admission.
*Note : Minimum eligibility for admission in PG programs, of the concerned faculty. For SC / ST / differently abled candidates, there is a relaxation of 5% in the minimum eligibility.
3. SHUATS Eligibility for B.Ed. Program
Candidates with at least 50% marks in the bachelor’s / master’s degree with at least two school subjects at the graduation level are eligible for admission. Practice of Teaching Every candidate will have to teach twenty (20) lessons each in two subjects selecting one subject each from the groups.
|Group A||Group B||Group C|
4. *Eligibility for B.P.Ed. Program
BPE with 50% marks or bachelors degree with physical education as an elective subject with 45% marks and participation in national / all – India inter university / inter university competition.
Note : There will be a separate entrance test for B.P.Ed.
5. *Eligibility for M.Ed. Program :
B.Ed. with atleast 55% marks.
Note : * The eligibility for B.Ed., B.P.Ed., and M.Ed Program shall be as per the latest NCTE
6. *Eligibility for Ph.D. Program
Regular master degree in relevant subject with at least 55% marks ( or 6.00 CGPA / OGPA ) for general candidate and 50% marks ( or 5.5 CGPA / OGPA ) for SC / ST / Physically handicapped candidates.
Note : * For Ph.D. programs online application form will be available in June, 2017 ( I Session ) and December, 2017 ( II Session ). Entrance Test for Ph.D. programs will be held in July, 2017 and January, 2018.
SHUATS 2017 Seats Reservation
Candidates selected for admission into various academic programs 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 strictly by merit. 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 programs.
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 through entrance test conducted by the SHUATS scheduled for 31st May, 2017. The ICAR seats available in various academic programmes in agriculture, agricultural engineering and allied sciences are given faculty-wise in Table.
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. Candidates should directly apply to ICAR for admission in the ICAR category at this university. Counseling for allotment of seats in ICAR category for the admission to this university will be done by ICAR, New Delhi.
C. Foreign Candidates
Foreign candidates are not required to appear in the entrance test. They shall pay fees in U.S. dollars. This does not include the boarding and lodging ( food expenses etc. ) charges.
D. Non Resident Indians ( NRI ) Candidates
- Admission for NRI wards / NRI – sponsored candidates is available in all undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. Programs.
- NRI wards / NRI sponsored candidates are exempted from the entrance test.
- These admissions shall be against fifteen percent (15%) over and above seats available for various academic programs.
- Fees for NRI Wards / NRI sponsored candidates shall be the same as for foreign candidates given under Foreign Candidates.
E. Kashmiri Migrant Candidates
Vide letter F.1-1/2012 ( SA-III ) dated December 05, 2013 from UGC, Government of India, the Kashmiri Migrants will be considered for admission under special package during the session 2017–2018. They will be required to produce the supportive documents.
SHUATS 2017 Exam Centers
SHUATS Entrance Test shall be conducted at the following places :
|Test Centre ||Test Centre Code||Test Centre||Test Centre Code|
- Every effort will be made to assign the candidate the center of his / her first choice. However, the University reserves the right to change the centre and assign the candidate to any one of the above centres.
- The centres once assigned shall not be changed.
- Any of the above center (s) can be cancelled at the discretion of the University.
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SHUATS 2017 Exam Pattern
SHUATS 2017 Exam Pattern for UG Programs :
All candidates for the admission to undergraduate programs are required to attempt a total of 160 questions from undergraduate booklet UG-1 or UG-2 as per their qualifying examination.
UG – 1
( For the Subject Group Codes ) PCM / PCB / PCMB / HBC group
i. Compulsory Section :
- General Aptitude – 40 questions
ii. Optional Section :
- Physics – 40 questions
- Mathematics – 40 questions
- Biology – 40 questions
- Home Science – 40 questions
- Chemistry – 40 questions
- Candidates of all the subject groups mentioned above are required to attempt the compulsory section (i)
- From the optional section (ii) the candidates are required to attempt any Three Subjects as per their qualifying examination and subject group code filled in the admission form.
UG – 2
( For the Subject Group Codes ) AGRI / ARTS / COM ( Total No. of Questions – 160 )
i) Compulsory Section :
- General Aptitude – 40 questions
ii) Optional Section :
- Agriculture for AGRI – 120 questions
- Arts for ARTS Subjects – 120 questions or
- COM for Commerce – 120 questions
Note : Candidates of the above mentioned subject group codes are required to attempt the compulsory section (i) and any One from the optional section (ii) from Undergraduate Test booklet UG-2 as per their subject group code filled in the application form.
Details of SHUATS Undergraduate Test Booklets :
|Test Booklets||Subjects ||Subject Group Code|
|UG I||Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Home Science ||PCM / PCB / PCMB / HBC|
|UG 2||Agriculture, Arts Subjects and Commerce||AGRI / ARTS / COM|
SHUATS 2017 Exam Pattern for PG, B.Ed., & M.Ed :
1. All candidates for PG programs are required to attempt a total of 160 questions from PG section of postgraduate booklet.
2. Candidates appearing for B.Ed. & M.Ed. programmes are required to attempt questions from the additional section; (C) B.Ed. section/ (D) M.Ed. Section as per their qualifying examination and choice filled in the application form.
( For the Subject Group Codes ) AGRI / HSC / BIO / ABF / SCI / OTH / ETE
i. Compulsory Section : General Aptitude – 40 questions
ii. Optional Section :
- AGRI – 120 questions or
- BIO – 120 questions or
- ABF – 120 questions or
- HSC – 120 questions or
- SCI – 120 questions or
- OTH – 120 questions or
- ETE – 120 questions
( Additional Section for B.Ed. )
- Teaching Aptitude – 40 questions
( Additional Section for M.Ed. )
- Teaching Management – 40 questions
|Test Booklets||Subjects||Subject Group Code|
|PG Section||Agriculture, Biology, Home Science, Science Technology [ ABF ] ( Agri. Engg. / Food Tech. / Dairy Tech. / Biotech )||AGRI / BIO / HSC / SCI / ABF / ETE / OTH|
|B.Ed. Section||Additional Section for B. Ed.|
|M.Ed. Section||Additional Section for M.Ed.|
- SHUATS Entrance Test for all Undergraduate ( UG ) programs will be conducted in both HINDI & ENGLISH languages.
- SHUATS Entrance Test for all Postgraduate ( PG ) programs will be conducted in ENGLISH language only.
- Negative Marking – For each wrong answer 1.0 mark will be deducted.
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SHUATS Application Form 2017
SHUATS Manual and Online Application Form 2017 :
A common application form shall be applicable for all academic programs irrespective of undergraduate, postgraduate, B.Ed., B.P.Ed., M.Ed. and diploma for admission through entrance test or direct interview ( excluding Ph.D, )
i. The prospectus and application form can be obtained by sending a crossed bank draft for 450.00 ( i.e., 400/- for Prospectus & Application Forms and 50/- for postal charges ) or $30.00 in favour of the Registrar, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Allahabad by registered post.
Note : ( Postal orders / cheques or money orders are not acceptable ).
ii. The prospectus and application forms will be available on cash payment of 400.00 ( i.e. 400/- for Prospectus and Application Forms ) from the university fee counter on any working day, i.e., from Monday to Friday ( 09:00 A.M. to 05:00 P.M. )
iii Fee for SHUATS Entrance Test shall be payable as per Table
( Entrance Test / Direct Interview Fee for Manual Application Form )
|1||All Undergraduate Programs||1000|
|2||All Postrgraduate Programs||1000|
|5||All PG Programs ( with B.Ed )||1200|
|6||All PG Programs ( with M.Ed )||1200|
|7||Faculty level Test & Direct Interview Programs||500|
Submission of SHUATS Manual Application Form 2017 :
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology & Sciences application forms A & B duly completed in all respect and accompanied with an account payee bank draft of prescribed entrance test / direct interview Fee in favour of SHUATS, payable at Allahabad or a university cash receipt of the aforesaid amount must reach the following address on or before 15th May, 2017.
SHUATS, PO. Agricultural Institute,
SHUATS 2017 Online Application :
- The candidates can also choose to apply through online application form available on the university website www.shuats.edu.in
- Last date for applying online Form is 20th May, 2017. Once form is filled online, a challan will be generated for 1,200/- for UG and PG programs and 1,400/- for B.Ed. and M.Ed. programs, which shall be deposited either at the PNB Bank or at Axis Bank branches PAN India or through SBI net banking ( SBI Collect ) by way of debit / credit card, etc.; thereafter a copy of the challan duly affixed with a photograph must reach the Registrar’s office positively by 22nd May, 2017.
SHUATS 2017 Admit Cards
The admit card will be available on the website of SHUATS only ( www.shiats.edu.in ) from 15th May, 2017. The applicant is required to print the admit card from the university Website at www.shiats.edu.in. However, he / she is required to bring a passport-size photograph ( similar to that pasted on the application form ) along with the admit card to the entrance-test center for verification.
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SHUATS 2017 Results
SHUATS 2017 Exam Date :
SHUATS Entrance Exam will be conducted on 31st May, 2017 & 12th July, 2017
SHUATS 2017 Result Date :
SHUATS Result 2017 : SHUATS Results will be declared on 10th June, 2017
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SHUATS Counselling 2017
SHUATS Counselling of candidates as per the ranking in each category ( Christian and general ) will be done for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Information regarding date and time of counselling will be given on the internet. Applicants will be required to download their call letter for the counselling from the university website only at www.shiats.edu.in .
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SHUATS 2017 Important Dates
|1.||Sale of Prospectus and SHUATS Application Form Online||01st February, 2017|
|2.||Sale of SHUATS Prospectus and Application Form ( By Post / University Counter )||05th January, 2017|
|3. ||Last Date for Sale of Application Form for SHUATS Entrance Test ( By Post )||06th May, 2017|
|4.||Last Date for Sale of Application Form for SHUATS Entrance Test ( University Counter )||12th May, 2017|
|5.||Last Date for Submission of Duly Completed SHUATS Application Form.||15th May, 2017|
|6.||Last Date for Submission of SHUATS Application Form through Online||20th May, 2017/strong>|
|7.||Last Date for Receiving Draft and Photograph for Online Applicants.||22nd May, 2017|
|8.||SHUATS Admit Card through website at www.shiats.edu.in||From 15th May, 2017|
|9.||SHUATS Entrance Test for Undergraduate Programs||31st May, 2017 ( Morning Session : 09:00 - 11:00 A.M. )|
|SHUATS Entrance Test for Postgraduate Programs||31st May, 2017|
( Afternoon Session : 02:00 - 04:00 P.M. )
|SHUATS Entrance test for B.Ed & M. Ed. Program||31st May, 2017|
( Afternoon Session: 02:00 - 04:30 P.M. )
|10.||SHUATS Entrance Test for B.P.Ed only||12th July, 2017|
|11.||Declaration of SHUATS Result on our website www.shiats.edu.in and University notice board||10th June, 2017|
|12.||Commencement of Counselling and Registration from||04th July, 2017|
|13. ||Commencement of Classes for all Programs||17th July, 2017|
Sam Higginbottom Universityof Agriculture, Technology & Sciences,
( Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute ) ( Deemed to be University )
P.O. Agricultural Institute,
Allahabad – 211007, U.P., India,
Phones : 91- 532-2684281,
Fax : 91-532-2684346,
E-mail : registrar @shuats.edu.in.
Website : www.shuats.edu.in