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MCAER CET PhD

Maharashtra Agriculture Universities Examination Board PhD Common Entrance Test

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MCAER CET PHD Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,500
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Courses:PhD
  • Streams:Engineering

MCAER PhD CET 2020 (Postponed): Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Updated On - September 05 2020 by Akriti Maurya

MCAER PhD CET 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Admit Card for MCAER PhD CET 2020 will be available soon. Common Entrance Test is conducted in offline for 200 marks by Maharashtra Agriculture University Examination Board(MAUEB) to offer admission to the Doctoral programs in Agricultural Engineering/ Biotechnology, Home Sciences, Fisheries, etc in the University of Maharashtra State. Candidates must have to hold a Master's Degree in the relevant stream. Before applying for MCAER PhD Common Entrance Test, candidates are advised to read the eligibility carefully. To get more information about MCAER PhD CET 2020, application fees, admit card, result, etc. check the complete article.
Latest Updates:
  • Due to the prevailing COVID 19 / COVID-19 situation, the Ph. D. CET 2020 examination scheduled on 29 August, 2020, has right now been Postponed. The revised date of this Examination will be communicated, in advance. 
  • MCAER PhD CET 2020 Admit Card will be released soon.
  • The eligible and Not-Eligible list has been released for MCAER CET PhD 2020.

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check the dates for MCAER CET 2020 below:-
EventsDates

Last date of submission online applications

13 July 2020

Last date of payment of fees in online mode or Cash payment at SBI branch 

17 July 2020

Provisional list of Eligible/Non-eligible candidates 

27 July 2020

Grievances for students

28 July-03 August 2020

Display of Final list of eligible/Non-eligible candidates

05 August 2020

Date of release of admit card

19 August 2020

MCAER PhD CET 2020 exam date

29 August 2020

Display of answer keys 

08 September 2020

Declaration of results and merit list 

10 September 2020

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Application Form 

The application process of MCAER PhD 2020 Common Entrance Test is completely online and, candidates can apply for the entrance exam as under: 

  1. Visit the official website of MAUEB.
  2. Select the link given MCAER PhD CET 2020 Application form.
  3. Candidates required to register online with details such as, email ID, phone number etc.
  4. Then Fill the application form properly with academic details and personal details. 
  5. Upload documents such as signature, photograph and academic and category related.
  6. Pay the application fee in online mode using Debit Card, NET Banking, Credit Card or UPI methods
  7. Save the application form and submit it once the payment status is updated.
  8. Download the application form and take the print out for future references.

The application fee to be paid for MCAER PhD CET 2020 is as under: 

  •  Open category - INR 1,500
  • SC/ ST category - INR 750
  • Students belonging to states outside Maharashtra - INR 1,500

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Application Fee

Candidates can check the application for a different category below:- 

CategoryApplication Fee
General CandidatesRs. 1500/-
ST/SC/PwD CandidatesRs. 750/-
Students outside of MaharashtraRs. 1500/-

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Those candidates who pass Master degree in relevant fields are eligible to apply for MCAER PhD Admission 2020, check detailed eligibility criteria for each course below:-

Download MCAER PhD CET 2020 Prospectus Pdf

MCAER PhD CET Admit Card 2020

The MCAER PhD CET Admit Card will be issued to the candidates on 19 August 2020 and those applicants have submitted their application form, they can download the hall ticket through online mode by visiting on the MAUEB website.

Admit card is the mandatory document, which candidates must require to carried at the examination centre on the schedule

MCAER PhD CET Syllabus 2020

The syllabus for PhD Admission MCAER CET 2020 syllabus is mentioned below,  to know the detailed syllabus check the previous year's information brochure.

Agriculture Syllabus:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Agricultural Meteorology
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Seed Technology
  • Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Biochemistry
  • Dairy Science
  • Food Technology
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Irrigation Water Management
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Physiology

Home Science Syllabus:

  • Human Development
  • Introduction to the Foundation of Food and Nutrition
  • Computational Skills
  • Applied Physical Sciences
  • Family Resource Management
  • Foundation of Fabric of Apparel Science
  • Computational Skills
  • Dynamics of Human Communication
  • Human Nutrition
  • Home Science Extension Education
  • Fundamentals of Sociology: Social and Culture
  • Applied Life Sciences

Fisheries Syllabus:

  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries Hydrography
  • Fisheries Biology
  • Fisheries Engineering
  • Fisheries Technology
  • Fisheries Resources, Economics, Statistics and Extension Education

Food Technology Syllabus:

  • Principles of Food Processing
  • Food Packaging Technology
  • Food Quality Systems and Management
  • Techniques in Food Analysis
  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Engineering
  • The technology of Fruits and Vegetable Processing
  • The technology of Cereals, Pulses & Oilseeds
  • Nutraceuticals and Health Foods
  • Statistical Methods for Applied Science
  • Business Management and International Trade

Agriculture Biotechnology Syllabus:

  • Principles of Biotechnology
  • Fundamentals of Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Plant Tissue Culture & Genetic Transformation
  • Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics
  • Biostatics and Computers
  • Techniques In Molecular Biology
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Breeding
  • Biosafety, IPR & Bioethics
  • Physiological and Molecular Responses of Plants to Abiotic Stresses
  • Carbon and Nitrogen Metabolism

Agriculture Engineering Syllabus:

  • Irrigation & Drainage Engineering
  • Process and Food Engineering
  • Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
  • Soil & Water Conservation Engineering

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates are advised to check MCAER CET 2020 for Phd admission exam pattern for better preparations below:-

  • Total Marks: The Common Entrance Exam will be conducted for 200 marks.
  • Question Type: The question paper contains 200 questions of objective nature along with four alternatives options.
  • Marks for Correct Answer: +1 marks will be allotted on the correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: No, zero marks will be deducted on the wrong answer.
  • All questions are mandatory to be answered.
  • The candidate required to mark the correct answer by blackening the corresponding circle against the serial number of the question in the Response sheet with a black ink ballpoint pen only.

MCAER PhD CET Result 2020

MCAER PhD CET 2020 will be released on the official website of MAUEB. MCAER PhD CET Result will declare and those candidates will have obtained qualified marks in the examination, they can check their results through online mode.

Candidates can apply for re-verification of marks within 7 days after the result declarations in writing.  Candidates required to pay re-verification of Rs. 750/- through Demand Draft in favour of Controller, MAUEB, Pune.

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Counselling Process

The Authority will be conducting a centralised counselling process of MCAER PhD CET 2020 for all the participating universities of Maharashtra. The counselling schedule and process will be shared on the official website of MAUEB after the declaration of results. All shortlisted candidates in the merit list need to take part in the counselling rounds to secure a seat.

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Cut-Offs

Candidates can check minimum qualifying marks for MCAER PhD CET below:-

Category Cut off criteria
Open and Outside Maharashtra candidates 65% marks out of 200 
Reserved categories60% marks out of 200 

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Application Form 

The application process of MCAER PhD 2020 Common Entrance Test is completely online and, candidates can apply for the entrance exam as under: 

  1. Visit the official website of MAUEB.
  2. Select the link given MCAER PhD CET 2020 Application form.
  3. Candidates required to register online with details such as email ID, phone number etc.
  4. Then fill the application form properly with academic details and personal details. 
  5. Upload documents such as signature, photograph and academic and category related.
  6. Pay the application fee in online mode using Debit Card, NET Banking, Credit Card or UPI methods
  7. Save the application form and submit it once the payment status is updated.
  8. Download the application form and take the print out for future references.

The application fee to be paid for MCAER PhD CET 2020 is as under: 

  •  Open category - INR 1,500
  • SC/ ST category - INR 750
  • Students belonging to states outside Maharashtra - INR 1,500

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Application Fee

Candidates can check the application for a different category below:- 

CategoryApplication Fee
General CandidatesRs. 1500/-
ST/SC/PwD CandidatesRs. 750/-
Students ouside of MaharashtraRs. 1500/-

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Those candidates who pass Master degree in relevant fields are eligible to apply for MCAER PhD Admission 2020, check detailed eligibility criteria for each course below:-

StreamEligibility Criteria
Agriculture coursesCandidates must hold Master degree in relevant subjects i.e. Agronomy, Biochemistry, Plant Physiology, Agricultural Meteorology, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Agriculture Extension Education, Fruit Sciences, Vegetable Science, Floriculture and Landscaping, Plantation Spices, Agricultural Microbiology, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Science, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops, Irrigation Water Management. 
Home ScienceCandidates must hold a master degree in Home Science with specialisation in Food and Nutrition.
FisheriesMaster degree with a relevant specialization in Aquaculture, Fisheries Resources Management, Fish Nutrition & Feed Technology, Fish Processing & Technology, Aquatic Environment Management, and Fisheries Extension 
Food TechnologyCandidates must hold a Master of Technology degree in the relevant stream
Agril. Biotechnology Candidates must hold a Master degree in Agriculture Technology
Agril. Engineering Candidates must hold a Master degree in Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, Farm Power & Machinery, Renewable Energy Sources, Soil & Water Conservation, Process & Food Engineering

MCAER PhD CET 2020 Highlights

Candidates check basic information related below:-

Exam NameMCAER PhD CET 2020
Conducting BodyMAUEB
Exam LevelState Level
FrequencyOnce a Year
Available CoursesDoctoral Program
MCAER Official Websitehttp://www.mcaer.org/maueb.html


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MCAER CET PHD Important Dates

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Form Date16 May - 05 Sep 2020

Maharashtra Agriculture Universities Examination Board PhD Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

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Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

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Instructions:The Examination will be conducted for 200 marks. The question booklet will contain 200 questions of objective nature along with answers in the form of 4 alternatives. There will not be any choice or option for questions, i.e. all questions have to be answered.

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Form Start Date:

16 May 2020

Form End Date:

05 Sep 2020

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