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Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya

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Established : 1974 | Accredited/Approved : ICAR, AICTE | Affiliated : State University

The Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya was established in 1974 in West Bengal. It has been a top place for learning and researching farming for over 40 years. It offers programs for students at different levels: UG, PG, and Ph.D. degrees. The university has three main areas of study: Agriculture, Horticulture, and Agricultural Engineering. There are 25 departments. Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya NIRF Ranking is 16 among the Top Agriculture Colleges in India.

Since its start, it has graduated thousands of students and awarded honorary degrees to notable people. Currently, it has about 280 teachers, 19 officers, 422 support staff, and 370 field workers. These teachers have written many research papers, books, and chapters. BKCV also has several research stations and projects focusing on solving specific farming problems. It runs programs funded by different agencies. Its outreach includes training centers, information centers, and units for spreading farming knowledge. The BKCV Admission Process is done on the basis of WBJEE or WBUT-PGET.



Name of the College

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya

Short Name





West Bengal



Admission Criteria

Entrance & Merit Based

Application mode

Online/ offline


Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, P.O. Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Dist- Nadia, West Bengal, India, Pin-741252

Why Join BCKV Mohanpur?

Pay attention to these factors:

  • It was recognized as the 15th best among 67 Agricultural Universities in India by ICAR.
  • It's ranked 16th  among Indian Universities by NIRF and is considered the top Agricultural University in the country.
  • They recently opened two new agricultural colleges in Burdwan and Bankura.
  • Over the past two years, it has hired about 100 new faculty and key officers. They are really working on improving their faculty and course curriculum.
  • They received a large grant from the Bhabha Atomic Research Center to establish a Regional Nuclear Agricultural Research Centre, which shows how hardworking they are in maintaining their legacy.
  • They regularly partner with famous international organizations like ICARDA and IPNI for research and development.
  • It has secured funding for various infrastructural projects from NABARD.

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Fees Structure

BCKV offers BSc and B Tech at the UG level. In addition, it offers postgraduate courses like MSc and M Tech. BCKV Agriculture Engineering fees are INR 6,120. Below are the details regarding their courses and respective annual fees. In contrast, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya BSc Agriculture fees are INR 10.580.



Fees Per Annum


Agriculture, Horticulture

INR 10,580


Agriculture Engineering

INR 6,120


Agronomy, horticulture-vegetable science, agricultural economics, agricultural extension, seed science & technology, soil and water conservation, agricultural meteorology & physics, agricultural entomology, genetics and plant breeding, fruits & orchard management, agricultural biochemistry, floriculture and landscaping, post-harvest technology, agricultural statistics, agriculture chemicals, plant pathology, plant physiology, soil science & agricultural chemistry, and spices & plantation crops.

INR 15,440

M Tech

Agricultural Engineering


Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Course Admission

Admission to the first-year B.Tech Agriculture Engg is based on the WBJEE scores. Some seats for B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag., B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort., and B.Tech. Agril. Engg. Courses at Mohanpur are reserved for students who clear the All India Entrance Examination conducted by the ICAR. A few seats for B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. at Mohanpur is reserved for students from Hill Tribe Quota and Jammu & Kashmir under the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS).

Eligibility Criteria for B Tech and BSc

  • Candidates must be at least 16 years old.
  • They should have passed 10+2.
  • For B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. / Hort. courses, candidates need English, physics, chemistry, and biology.
  • They should have a minimum of 70% marks for General/OBC/Sports Quota and 60% for SC/ST/Physically Challenged Candidates.
  • All candidates must be permanent domiciles of West Bengal, except ICAR nominees.
  • All candidates should be in good health and capable of extensive fieldwork.

PG Admission

It also offers full-time M.Sc and M.Tech courses in different fields. To apply, you need a B.Sc or BE/B. Tech degree in the relevant subject from a recognized university. Admission is based on the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Entrance Exam, followed by an interview. Students should be aware of the BCKV Entrance Exam Syllabus so they can prepare well. Admission will be granted based on the BCKV Entrance Exam results.

For an M.Sc/M.Tech/Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering, you need a 4-year degree in Agriculture or horticulture. The required grade point average is 6.60/10.0 for general categories and 5.60/10.0 for reserved categories. Also, you need at least 50% marks in your 10+2 exams, with a relaxation of 10% allowed. The selection process includes the university entrance test and an interview.

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Cut off (WBJEE)


BCKV Cut off

B.Tech Agricultural Engineering


Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Placement

Students have done really well in finding jobs. In the last two years, 60 students got Junior Research Fellowships (JRFs) in Agriculture and Horticulture. Also, 30 B.Tech. Grads passed the GATE exam, and about 90 students did well in the National Eligibility Test (NET) of ICAR. Many students went on to study for master's degrees in good schools like Bose Institute, IITs, JNU, and others. More than a hundred students landed jobs in State Agriculture and Horticulture Departments, as well as in banks, as Assistant Directors and Agriculture Field Officers. Some also got into the ICAR system through Agricultural Research Service (ARS). A few are doing research at places like IITs, and many are studying for higher degrees abroad.



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Top recruiters

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Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Hostel

The Dean of Students' Welfare (DSW) manages hostel facilities and other student amenities. Living in a hostel is compulsory for UG students. Hostels offer activities like games, TV, newspapers, and magazines. The university decides who can stay in the hostels. Students get access to their hostel rooms a few days before classes start. The undergraduate boys' and girls' hostels are on the main campus. The BCKV hostel fee is INR 1610 per semester.

BCKV Course fee structure

BSc - Agricultural Science 31580 3 years
BSc - Horticulture 31580 3 years
ME/MTech - Agricultural Science 24744 4 years
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Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

(03473)-222269, 222277, 222274

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P.O. Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal, India

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