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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology is a multi-campus university established in 1982 with its headquarters at Shalimar Srinagar and its territorial jurisdiction spread over temperate Kashmir and cold arid region of Ladakh. 

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The university with a basic mandate of teaching, research and extension has added innovation and entrepreneurship as its 4th mandate that specifically caters to agriculture and allied sciences and its directed towards food, nutritional and livelihood security. It is committed to develop quality human resource and innovative technologies so as to serve the farming community of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir with dedication and zeal. It makes the provisions for imparting education in different branches of study in agriculture, horticulture, veterinary and animal sciences, forestry, fisheries, agricultural engineering, food science, environmental sciences, sericulture and other allied sciences. Over the last four decades university has been contributing significantly to the agricultural economy of the UT by the development of high yielding crop varieties and production technologies. Diversification of cropping systems, introduction of high-density orcharding in apple, pear, cherry etc., high value crops, organic vegetable production, revival of the land races, propagation of walnut and other fruits, integrated nutrient management involving bio-fertilizers and vermi-compost, bio-waste management and waste to wealth has added new dimensions to agriculture business and entrepreneurship . The university supports the Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir on human resource development, training and policy issues.

SKUAST of Kashmir has developed its well thought Working Model of Education in tune with the NEP-2020 for Agricultural Education Set up in India. The Policy and the Model is being implemented from the current academic session 2023-24. The Vision, Mission and expected outcomes are presented in the following pictorial illustration to provide a first hand information to the applicants seeking admission at the University during the session 2023-24.

1. Programmes and Eligibility Requirements.

The candidate seeking provisional selection/admission must be a domicile of UT of J&K/UT of Ladakh, having passed 10+2/Higher Secondary Part-II or equivalent examination from a recognized Statutory Board/University with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics having aggregate marks not less than 50% for OM and 40% for reserved category candidates within the age group as on 31-12- 2023 of minimum 17 years and maximum 28 years (not born after 31-12-2006 and before 31-12-1995), however, minimum 21 years and maximum 37 years in case of Nominees of GoJK:

Note: Candidates, who have appeared or likely to appear in Higher Secondary Part - II (12th or 10+2) or equivalent examination can also apply, provided they produce necessarily qualification certificates with mark/grade sheet of Higher Secondary Part II (12th or 10+2) issued by the respective competent authority at the time of counselling and further subject to fulfilment of all other eligibility requirements for provisional selection/admission.

2. Schedule 2023:

Commencement of Online submission of Application Forms is 10:00 a.m of 18-03-2023 (Saturday). Last Date of Online submission of Application Forms 11:50 p.m of 16-04-2023 (Sunday). All Undergraduate Degree Progtramme except B.Tech (Agri. Engg) will be conducted on May 21, 2023.

3. Seat Matrix:

4. Fee Structure:

5. Selection Procedure:

1. Entrance Test based overall Merit list of all the candidates, among whom short listed candidates in order of merit, shall be called for counseling as per the schedule at the Main Campus Shalimar to be separately notified by the Registrar through University website and local English/ Urdu Daily newspapers of UT of J&K. The candidates shall be allotted available seats in order of category wise merit obtained by the candidate.

2. The candidates short-listed for the counseling for admission to various Masters & Under-graduate Degree Programmes will have to submit duly completed ‘Counseling Form’ (to be provided at the time of counseling) along with one set of attested copies of all the rele-vant documents.

3. The eligibility for the candidates will be verified by the counseling/selection committee and recommend for admission to different programmes as per merit.

4. If a candidate fails to register himself/ herself and deposit the fee at the time of counseling/admission, his/her candidature will be cancelled and seat allotted to the next candidate on merit in respective category

5. Closure of admissions: After closing date of admissions (last counseling) held, the univer- sity shall not entertain/consider any request for change of stream from one programme to other, up-gradation from Self Finance to Open Merit/Reserved Category.

6. Syllabus:

1. Undergraduate Degree Programme.

The question papers will be based on the latest syllabus adopted by J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) for 11th& 12th classes.

JKBOSE 11th Syllabus JKBOSE 12th Syllabus

Syllabus in respect of various disciplines/Streams, as the case may be, of Masters degree Programmes courses will be based on ICAR/VCI syllabus. The syllabus will be separately and subsequently made available by Controller of Examination, SKUAST-K on the University web- site:

7. Schedule of Examination for the Test

1. Undergraduate Degree Programme.
2. The University Entrance Test-2023 for provisional selection/admission to Masters Degreee Progrmammes shall be held on the date’s & time as per the examination scheme as may be separately & subsequently notified by the Controller of Examinations;

8. Exam pattern:

1. The medium of test will be English only.
2. The candidates have to report 01 hour before the scheduled time of commencement of Test and occupy their respective seats to facilitate verification of candidature etc.
3. Candidates arriving late by more than half an hour after starting of examination will not be permit-ted to appear in the Test.
4. The candidates can be allowed to leave the examination hall after half of the time is over.
5. The test will be of objective type. The candidates will be provided with a question paper booklet and an OMR answer sheet.
6. Question paper booklet will have Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions. Each ques- tion will be followed by four alternatives marked as A), B), C) and D), out of which only one will have to be marked in OMR answer sheet.

9. Previous Year Paper:

To download previous year paper of Undergraduate Degree Programme simply click on below mentioned button.
Download SKUAST Question Paper

10. Information Brochure

All SKUAST aspirants 2023 must download SKUAST 2023 Information Brochure For Domiciles of UT of J&K | UT of Ladakh | NRI-sponsored | Other States/UTs U G | P G Degree Programmes 2023

Download Information Brochure

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