MBA Agribusiness Management at KAU: Apply by March 24
Kerala Agricultural University, Main Campus, Vellanikkara, KAU (P.O), Thrissur - 680 656, has invited applications for admission to the MBA Programme in Agribusiness Management, conducted in the College of Cooperation, Banking and Management Vellanikkara under Kerala Agricultural University for the Academic Year 2018-19.
Seats: There are 40 seats including the 5 seats reserved for candidates selected through All India Competitive Examination conducted by ICAR, Govt. of India. 5 seats are reserved for candidates sponsored by Agribusiness Organizations /Govt. Departments / Agencies & Institutions including Kerala Agricultural University (having minimum 3 years of experience while applying). Over and above the maximum, 5 seats are earmarked for international candidates nominated by Government of India. The vacant seats in the reserved categories will be filled from open merit list.
Eligibility: Applicant should be a Professional graduate of State Agricultural Universities/ Deemed Universities under ICAR system with a minimum OGPA of 7.0/10.0 (6.5 for SC/ST candidates). Graduates, including Professional graduates from Indian/Foreign Universities recognized by AICTE/UGC with minimum 60% marks from SSLC onwards under traditional system (5% relaxation to SC/ST candidates) can also apply.
Applicant should have qualified in one of KMAT/CMAT/CAT entrance exams conducted during November, 2017 onwards to February, 2018.
Those awaiting their final results of the qualifying degree can also apply for the MBA course and shall be admitted provisionally, subject to production of the certificates in original of their qualifying degree before the close of the first semester, failing with their admission will be cancelled and the student shall be removed from the rolls of the University.
Application: Application forms & Prospectus are available at www.admissions.kau.in. Applicant should register at the website and submit the online application latest by 24 March 2018.
Application fee for General Candidates is Rs.750/. For SC/ST applicants of Kerala, it is Rs.375/-. Application fee should be remitted through the system generated Pay in Slip at any branch of State Bank of India to the Savings Bank Account No.57006546701 of the Comptroller, Kerala Agricultural University maintained at State Bank of India, KAU Campus Branch, Vellanikkara and the original counter foil of the same should be attached along with hard copy of the online application sent to the University. Applicants from outside Kerala may also remit the fee by way of Demand Draft in favour of the Comptroller, Kerala Agricultural University payable at State Bank of India, KAU Campus Branch, Vellanikkara. Applicants are required to enter details of the fee paid in the prescribed column of the online application form.
Applicant should take a print out of the application and forward the same with all the copies of documents mentioned in the Prospectus and original counterfoils of fees remitted/DD attached, to the Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, Main Campus, KAU P.O, Vellanikkara, Thrissur-680656 to reach latest by 5 April 2018.
Admission shall be based on the score in the KMAT, CAT or CMAT followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview to be conducted by KAU.
The departmental/sponsored candidates should also apply to the University complying with all formalities and should have the same eligibility criteria with respect to academic qualification. They should have at least three years’ experience as on date of application.
Applicants will be ranked considering KMAT/CMAT/CAT Score (80%), Group Discussion (10%) and Interview (10). These conditions are not applicable for ICAR candidates. Their eligibility will be as per ICAR norms.
Candidates will qualify for GD and Interview only if they secure the prescribed cut-off score in KMAT/CMAT/CAT which will be notified by the University before group discussion/interview. The list of eligible candidates shall be published in the University website. All communications will be sent only through SMS/email.
For details, visit http://www.kau.in/ and see the prospectus.