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KAU ONLINE ADMISSION PORTAL https://admissions.kau.in/


Candidates seeking admission to B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry, B.Sc. (Hons.) Co-operation & Banking, B.Sc. (Hons.) Climate Change & Environmental Science and B.Tech (Bio-Technology) degree programmes (4 year duration) offered by Kerala Agricultural University need to apply online for KEAM through the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) (link is external). Such candidates should compulsorily appear for and qualify in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEET UG) 2021, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). 

Candidates seeking admission for B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) and B.Tech (Food Technology) offered by Kerala Agricultural University need to apply for KEAM through the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) (link is external) and write Engineering Entrance Examination. Allotment will be done by CEE.

Candidates seeking admissions to the various PG/Ph.D programmes of KAU must apply and write the ICAR AIEEA (PG)/ICAR AICE- JRF/SRF (Ph.D.) entrance examination conducted by National Testing Agency. For details please log in at https://icar.nta.ac.in(link is external). KAU will publish admission notification and candidates have to apply for the same.

Admissions to PG and Ph D in Community Science and Cooperation and Banking is through entrance examination conducted by the university.

15% UG and 25% PG and Ph D seats are reserved for ICAR candidates and if these seats fall  vacant they will be filled up through KEAM rank list for UG and KAU rank list for PG/Ph D.

Admissions to the Diploma and PG Diploma programmes is through entrance examination conducted by the university.


Admission to Foreign Students


The foreign students shall apply for admission to the Programmes of the Kerala Agricultural University through the Indian Missions in the respective country and the application with biodata and copies of certificates to prove qualification and age has to be forwarded to the  Government of India by the Indian Embassy/Mission in concerned country. The Govt. of India, ICAR or EdCIL arranges for admission through the Indian Council of Agricultural Research/ DARE/ EdCIL. The seats allotted to foreign students will be over and above the notified strength in each course.

Foreign students who have arrived in India on tourist visa will not be admitted unless they have taken the previous approval of the Government of India to their visa being converted to student visa. But their applications will be provisionally considered and their eligibility decided. An ‘Eligibility Certificate’ with indication of last date by which they must join the course will be issued to the eligible candidates and they will be advised to approach the Ministry of Home Affairs through the Foreigners' Registration Officer or the State Government where the foreign students are temporarily residing at the time of application. With such application for conversion of their visa they should attach the eligibility certificate in original.

No self-financing foreign student will be admitted to any of the courses in KAU. The facilities of reservation of seats will henceforth be given only to the following two categories of foreign students viz.,

Foreign students supported by Govt. of India through scholarships/ fellowships.
Foreign students supported by respective Govt./International organisation through scholarships/fellowships and approved by Govt. of India (ICAR/DARE).


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Kerala Agricultural University
Thrissur Kerala 680656