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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Agricultural University is one of the leading universities for agriculture among the top 65 agricultural universities of India. This university offers education in various farm disciplines like Veterinary and animal science, home science, agriculture, etc.  This university comprises 6 UG courses and 33 PG courses, along with eighteen doctoral studies.  This university also offers MBA programs in agribusiness.

Dates scheduled for admissions in Rajendra Agricultural University.

For MBA:



Application Starts

March 2nd week

Application Closed

May last week

Admissions for B.Sc/ B.F.Sc/B.Tech

Rajendra Agricultural University offers a wide range of undergraduate programs in the agricultural discipline. The undergraduate programs are B.Sc, B.Tech, and B.F.Sc. The duration of each course completion is four years, and total intake is totally dependant on the specialization that students who are eligible opt for.

For admissions in the following UG programs, students should meet the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned below.

  • Candidates should have cleared 10th and 12th with minimum marks followed by mandatory subjects as Physics, biology, chemistry, and mathematics. They should have cleared the I.Sc exam with agriculture, chemistry, and physics as subjects.
  • Candidates should have appeared for BCECE, an entrance exam conducted at the state level in Bihar. It is mandatory that students should have obtained good marks in BCECE. To appear for BCECE, candidates need to visit the official website of the entrance exam to apply.

Course and Specialization table for UG programs

Course Name


Eligibility Criteria


Agricultural Engineering

XII with PCMB/PCM as combination subjects followed by BCECE entrance exam





Home Science


Fisheries Science

Admissions for M.Sc/ M.Tech/MBA

This university offers various specializations under Post-graduation courses, where M.Tech comprises numerous specialization courses. These PG courses are of 2 years duration, and intake depends on the specialization students opt for.

For admissions in PG courses, candidates have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned below.

  • Candidates must have Bachelor's degree or any equivalent undergraduate-level degree in the relevant discipline to take up admission.
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 45% marks together in the BCECE exam and the qualifying academic score. Institute will select the candidates based on the merit qualifying degree and marks in the entrance exam.

Course and specialization table for PG Programs.

Course Name


Eligibility Criteria


Soil Science, Soil and Water Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Nematology, Home Science Extension Education and Communication Management, Home Science Extension Education & Communication Management, Food & Nutrition, Food & Nutrition, Family Resource Management, Family Resource Management, Extension Education, Entomology
Agronomy, Agricultural Statistics, Agricultural Economics
Agril. Biotechnology

B.Sc. In Ag. /Home Science B.Sc. (Hort.) with 60% aggregate.

M.Tech (Agril Engg)

Soil & Water Engineering, Processing & Food Engineering

B.Tech. in Agricultural Science with 60% aggregate



B.Sc. Degree in Agricultural field or any relevant stream.

Doctoral Programs:

For admission in doctoral programs, the candidate should hold a valid mark in the entrance exam conducted by BCECE of Bihar. There are several specializations under the doctoral program, and it is three years duration course.

Candidates seeking admission in Ph.D. programs must have 65% or more marks in the master's degree with the relevant subjects.

Course and specialization table for Ph.D. programs.

Course Name


Eligibility Criteria


Agronomy, Agricultural Biotechnology, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Agricultural Economics, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Plant Physiology, Extension Education, Soil Science

M.Sc. In the Agricultural field or any relevant stream with 65% aggregate or 6.5 CGPA


by Anjana, 10 Jan 2021
Class of 2021

The university offers UG & PG courses in engineering, management, and doctoral programs. I always wanted to do graduation in Agriculture engineering and found this institution best for this particular specializations. The fee structure for courses is feasible; I completed my B.Tech in agricultural engineering with the approximate expenditure of 1.20 Lakhs. Minimum eligibility for admission into graduation courses is to clear 12th with at least 50% aggregate marks with PCMB as the compulsory subject from a recognized board. Selection for entries is made based on scores in entrance examinations like BCECE. A valid score as per the cut-off marks is expected.

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by navneet singh, 21 Dec 2020
Class of 2021

sir B.SC may hindi language say agricultural kaise or kya yis collag sy kr skty hai?

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Asked Question

Direct admission
Asked by Anamika

What is the MBA admission criteria in RAU?
Asked by Shanu kumar

replied on 09-Jun-2021 08:23:29

There is no particular entrance exam to clear for admissions in MBA in RAU, but the candidate must have a B.Sc degree with relevant subject with at least 60% or appropriate CGPA.

I need admission in Agriculture Engineering at RGU
Asked by Abhishek anand

replied on 10-Jun-2021 05:01:51

Rajendra Agricultural University will offer admission to the B Tech Agriculture Engineering based on the BCECE entrance exam score. Students who have qualified in 12th with a minimum aggregate score can apply for the BCECE by visiting the official website.

Want to know the procedure for BSc agriculture admission?
Asked by Sneha Kumari

replied on 10-Jun-2021 16:48:45

For BSc Agriculture admission at Rajendra Agricultural University, students need to pass in 12th science stream with average marks. Selection is based on state-level entrance exam score. Thus, admission seekers have to perform well in BCECE to get eligible for admission.

Direct admission possible
Asked by Atulya Raj

replied on 03-May-2021 16:43:48

This is a state university. Admission for B.Sc. at RAU is based on merit only. There is no direct admission offered. BCECE is mandatory for taking seats in the college.

For admission
Asked by Kumari Rupam

replied on 26-Apr-2021 19:15:54

Bachelor's degree from any stream is necessary. The minimum aggregate is to be 50% and above. MBA in one specialization is available. Through entrance exam score, admission to RAU is provided.

About architecture
Asked by Saurabh kumar

replied on 30-Mar-2021 16:40:24

Rajendra Agricultural University does not offer an architecture stream.

need admission in BSc
Asked by Anamika Kumari

replied on 30-Mar-2021 17:00:33

For admission to the B.Sc. course at Rajendra Agricultural University, you must clear the state-level BCECE entrance exam with a qualifying score. Candidates who have passed in 12th with the required eligible marks can appear for BCECE by registering online through the official website of BCECEB.

admission in BSc and fees for same
Asked by Kajal kumari

replied on 31-Mar-2021 16:45:53
  • Seeking for B.Sc. admission at Rajendra Agricultural University, you must have done 10+2 with the needed aggregate score. Selection will be according to the performance in the entrance exam. Hence, candidates are required to appear for the state-level entrance exam BCECE.
  • Whereas course fees for the B.Sc. program cost approximately INR 29,100 for the first year, from the second year onwards, candidates have to pay INR 20,340

Sir I want to get admission in bsc agriculture without entrance exam is it possiy
Asked by Varsha Kumari