Bihar Agricultural University Sabour Bhagalpur (BAU BHAGALPUR) - Admission 2020

State University


Bhagalpur, Bihar

State University


Bhagalpur, Bihar

Bihar Agricultural University Admission 2020 : Eligibility, Colleges

Updated On - December 03 2019 by Akriti Maurya

Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, is one of the prestigious State University situated in Sabour Bhagalpur, Bihar. It was established in the year 2010 under the ICAR, i.e. Indian Council of Agricultural Research. This university is affiliated from the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956. Bihar Agricultural University has six colleges affiliated with it out of which 05 are agriculture and 01 is for Horticulture. University also has 12 research stations spread in three agro-ecological zones of Bihar state. Bihar Agricultural University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in multiple specialisations of Agriculture and Horticulture courses.

Bihar Agricultural University Highlights

Check the highlights for Bihar Agricultural University in the table below:

Founded in


Type of University

State University

Recognized by

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)


Separate hostels for girls and boys



Entrance Exam



Sabour Bhagalpur - 813210 Bihar, India

Bihar Agricultural University Admission 2020 for UG Courses

Bihar Agricultural University offers B.Tech in one discipline, B.V.Sc & A.H. and B.Sc in two disciplines with an intake of 335 seats at the UG level. The details for the same are as follows:

Courses nameSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
B.TechDairy TechnologyMust have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent in PCM or PCB from a recognized boardBCECE 2020 or National level exam score AIEE 2020 conducted by ICAR
Horticulture Science
B.V.Sc & A.H.Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
 Other Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must be of minimum 17 years of age as on 01 July 2020 to apply for B.Tech course in the University.
  • The minimum age to apply for B.Sc and B.V.Sc & A.H. courses is 17 years on or before December 31 2020.
  • Students who have passed ISC examination with Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture are not eligible for admission to any of the UG programs in the Bihar Agriculture University.

Bihar Agricultural University Admission 2020 for PG Courses

Bihar Agricultural University offers M.V.Sc. course and M.Sc program in 11 disciplines each with an intake of 107 seats at the PG level. The detailed information are:

CourseSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
M.Sc.Agricultural Economics

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline from a recognized university with an aggregate of minimum 60% marks for general category candidates (55% for SC/ ST Category candidates).


Entrance Test by university + Academic Performance in UG, Class 12 and Class 10
Agricultural Entomology
Agricultural Extension Education
Agricultural Statistics
Agriculture Horticulture
Genetics & Plant Breeding
Horticulture – Fruit Production and Post-Harvest Technology
Plant Pathology
Seed Science & Technology
Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
M.V.Sc.Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
Animal Genetics & Breeding
Animal Nutrition
Livestock Production & Management
Veterinary Animal Reproduction Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Microbiology
Veterinary Parasitology
Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology

Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology

Note- Admission to Postgraduate courses in Bihar University is open only to Bihar residents.

Bihar Agricultural University Admission 2020 for PhD Courses

BAU, Sabour offers a Ph.D. program in ten disciplines with an intake of 12 seats at the Research level. The eligibility, specializations and selection basis are as follows:

CourseSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
Ph.D ProgrammeAnimal Genetics and Breeding
  • Must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • Minimum aggregate 70% marks for general/open category candidates (65% for SC/ ST Category candidates) is required.
Entrance Test + Academic Performance in PG and UG degree program
Animal Nutrition
Livestock Production & Management
Veterinary Parasitology
Genetics & Plant Breeding
Animal Reproduction Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Genetics & Plant Breeding
Soil Science & Agriculture Chemistry
Extension Education

Bihar Agriculture University Admission 2020 Application Process 

The university offers offline mode of application process. Candidate can download the application form the official website. Here are the detailed process and steps to apply:

  • Visit the official website of the university
  • Download the application form.
  • Take a print out of the application form.
  • Fill the details asked correctly.
  • Make the application fee payment via Demand draft of requisite amount of application fee drawn in favour of “Comptroller, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour” payable at State Bank of India, Sabour.
  • Send the application form along with DD and other required documents by Registered/ Speed Post/ Courier only at the address given below:


Bihar Agricultural University,

Sabour – 813210

Application Fee details are

The Registration fees for Pg and Phd courses are as follows:

  • For Master’s degree program - Rs 535/- for open categoty (Rs 285 for SC/ ST Category candidates).
  • For Ph.D. program: Rs 735/- for general category (Rs 385 for SC/ ST Category applicants.

Documents required to be attached with the Application Form

Candidates must enclose copies of the following certificates with the application form:

  • Class 10th or equivalent Certificate and Mark Sheet.
  • Class 12th or Intermediate examination Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • Bachelor’s degree Certificate/ Provisional Degree Certificate and Transcript
  • Master’s degree Certificate/ Provisional Degree Certificate and Transcript
  • One Self-addressed envelope bearing postage stamp of INR 27 for sending admit card along with a postcard for acknowledgment
  • Caste Certificate (if any)
  • Domicile Certificate

Bihar Agriculture University Colleges

The university provides its unique educational programs in agriculture and horticulture sciences through the following listed colleges:

  • Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour
  • Bhola Paswan Shastri Agriculture College, Purnea
  • Mandan Bharti Agricultural College, Agwanpur
  • Nalanda College of Horticulture, Noorsarai
  • Dr. Kalam Agricultural College, Kishanganj
  • VKS College of Agriculture, Dumraon

Bihar Agricultural University Research Stations

Agro-Climatic Zone-II

  • Regional Research Station, Agwanpur (Saharsa)
  • Regional Research Sub-Station, Jalalgarh (Purnea)
  • Jute Research Station (Katihar)
  • Irrigation Research Sub-Station (Araria)
  • Irrigation Research Station (Madhepura)

Agro-Climatic Zone-III A

  • Regional Research Station (Bhagalpur)
  • Regional Research Sub-Station (Munger)
  • Fine Rice Research Sub-station- Tilondha, Banka

Agro-Climatic Zone-III B

  • Agricultural Research Institute- Patna
  • Fine Rice Research Station- Bikramganj
  • Rice Research Sub Station- Dhangain- Rohtas
  • Livestock Research Station- Patna

Bihar Agricultural University Collaborations

International collaborations

  • International Rice Research Institute
  • International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • Evonik Industries AG &Mehar Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
  • CIMMYT India
  • Sinochem India Company Pvt. Ltd.

National Collaborations

  • Department of Science & Technology
  • Bhaba Atomic Research Center








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