Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University PG Entrance Examination

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  • Application Fee:₹ 800
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University (KVAESU)
  • Courses:MVSc, M.F.Sc.
  • Streams:Agriculture, Veterinary Science

KVAFSU PG 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus, Question Paper

Updated On - February 27 2023 by Akriti Maurya

KVAFSU PG 2023 or Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University Post Graduation Entrance Exam will be conducted in November 2023 tentatively by Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University. Candidates can apply online mode. The Written Entrance Exam will be organized to offer a Post Graduate Degree program in Veterinary and Animal Sciences at four constituent veterinary colleges at Bidar, Bengaluru, Shivamogga, and Hassan. Besides this, postgraduate courses in various disciplines of Dairy Science & Fisheries Science are offered at Dairy Science College, Bengaluru, and College of Fisheries, Mangaluru. The candidates must go through the complete article to know more about KVAFSU PG 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

KVAFSU PG 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the KVAFSU PG 2023 exam status from the below table:

Exam statusOfficial notification is yet to release
Application form Yet to Release

KVAFSU PG 2023 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the KVAFSU 2023 PG admission form the below-given table:

KVAFSU PG 2023 Schedule
EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form AvailableOctober 2023
Last date for SubmissionOctober 2023
Written TestNovember 2023
First counselling cum admission November 2023
Announcement of list of selected candidate for Master  ProgrammeNovember 2023

KVAFSU PG 2023 Application Form

KVAFSU PG application form 2023 will be available online (official website of the University) from August 2023. Check below-given details:

  • Candidates must fill all the details in the application form very carefully.
  • Candidates will also be required to upload scanned images of their photograph, signature and thumb impression.
  •  Finally, candidates will be required to take out a print out of submitted application form for further process of admission.

How to Apply for KVAFSU PG 2023?

Simple steps to apply online are mentioned below:

  • Download the information bulletin from the official website and read it carefully.
  • Download sample application and fill the online application form.
  • Upload photo, signature and left-hand thumb impression & self-declaration.
  • Candidates can pay fees through e-payment only.
Uploading the scanned copies of the candidate’s photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression, and self-declaration.   
  • Scanned copy of Candidate’s photo, signature, and candidates left-hand thumb impression.
  • images should be in jpg/jpeg format only.
  • All the scanned copies of images size should not be more than 40KB.
  • Photo image dimension should be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm only.
  • Signature and left-hand thumb impression image dimension should be 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm only.

KVAFSU PG Application Fee

Details about the application fee amount to be paid by candidates belonging to different categories are given in the table hereby:

KVAFSU PG 2023 Enrollment Fee
 Amount (in Rs.)

General / Unreserved Category

 Rs. 800

SC / ST / Reserved Category

Rs. 800

The vital information regarding KVAFSU PG 2023 Application fee is given below.

KVAFSU PG 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to carefully go through the KVAFSU PG eligibility criteria 2023 before they start filling the application form. Details about eligibility criteria are provided hereby:

  • Candidate should have completed their Bachelor’s degree in the respective subject from a recognized Institute/ University
  • General category candidates must have at least 6.0/10 or equivalent percentage of and SC/ST/Cat-I must have at least 5.5/10 or equivalent marks in their bachelor’s.
  • Candidate for master degree programme should have Indian citizenship and must have studied in any of the educational institutions in Karnataka State for at least seven years at any time up to the Bachelor degree as on 1st July of the admission year ( Not applicable to candidates who are GOK, GOI, ICAR nominees, NRIs and Foreign Nationals).

KVAFSU PG 2023 Seat Reservations

Reservation of seats in favour of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Category-I and Other Backward Categories will be ensured as per the reservation policy of the Government of Karnataka. For Foreign Nationals (FN) / Non - Resident Indians (NRIs) / NRI – sponsored candidates to Masters / Doctoral programmes few seats are reserved for admission.

KVAFSU PG 2023 Exam Pattern

The candidates can check the KVAFSU PG 2023 Exam Pattern below:

  • Questions Type - Multiple Objective Type
  • Number of Questions - 100 Questions
  • Duration of Exam - 120 Minutes
  • Marking Scheme - Each question will carry 1.0 mark

KVAFSU PG 2023 Admit Card

KVAFSU PG 2023 Admit Card will be released by the conducting authority and must be downloaded by all the applicants and undermentioned guidelines must be followed;

  • KVAFSU PG Hall Ticket 2023 will be available on the official website of the Karnataka Veterinary, Animal, and Fisheries Sciences University.
  • Candidates will have to download their admit cards from the official website.
  • Also, no candidates will be allowed to appear for the exam without their admit card.
  • Furthermore, they need to keep their admit card safely with them for all future reference.
  • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre-in-Charge, will leave his/her seat or Examination Hall until the duration of examination is over.

KVAFSU PG 2023 Result

KVAFSU will publish the Merit list of various Master and Doctoral Degree courses on its official website. The applicants can check the result by clicking on the direct link which will be provided there on the page. The selection of the candidates for various Master and Doctoral Degree courses will be done based on the merit list.

Mode of selection for PG Programs

The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of performance of the candidates as per the following scheme of evaluation:

ParticularsMaximum Marks
Aggregate in weightage in Bachelor degree50
Written test40
ICAR / JRF qualified candidates2
Distinction - University Medals / Sports and Cultural activities5
PWD/Anglo-Indians/Scouts & Guides/ Children of Ex-Servicemen / Defence personnel / NCC – B Certificate3

Candidates who secure more than 50% of total marks as calculated above will only be called for counselling, while SC/ST/Cat-I candidates securing less than 35% marks shall not be called for

KVAFSU PG 2023 Counselling

On the basis of the merit list in the written test the candidates will be called for the counselling process.

  • In this process, the candidates will have to provide documents for verification purposes.
  • It is mandatory for the selected candidates to carry all the necessary documents with them at the counselling centre on the scheduled date.
  • At the time of counselling, the selected candidates will have to pay the admission fee.
  • In case if the selected candidates didn’t appear at the counselling place then they automatically forfeit their claim for the admission.

KVAFSU PG 2023 Scholarships

One University Resident Merit scholarship (URMS) shall be awarded in each of the subjects under the Master's Programs. The merits candidates will be given Rs 800/- per month in each Academic year as a scholarship. It is restricted only to those students who have graduated from the University Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru / Dharwad and KVAFSU, Bidar. However, Departmental and sponsored candidates who are drawing salaries are not eligible for URMS.

KVAFSU PG 2023 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the KVAFSU PG exam:

Name of the exam

Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University Post Graduation (KVAFSU PG) 

Exam conducting body

Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University 


University level entrance exam


Post Graduation Courses

KVAFSU Official website


Exam Mode

Written Test

Exam purpose

Admission in Post Graduation courses in various disciplines of Dairy Science & Fisheries Science offered by Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University 


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KVAFSU PG 2023 Form Date10 Aug - 26 Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Admit Card Downloading Date08 Sep 2023 (Tentative)
KVAFSU PG 2023 Exam Date19 Sep - 22 Sep 2023 (Tentative)
Result Date10 Nov 2023 (Tentative)

Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University PG Entrance Examination Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

10 Aug 2023

Form End Date:

26 Aug 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 26 Aug 2023
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