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Anand Agricultural University: Courses, Fees, Admission, Placement

Last updated on May 19th, 2021 by Sushil Pandey

Anand Agricultural University has been ranked 67 in the NIRF Ranking 2019 in the Universities column and 96 in the overall category. Earlier associated with Gujarat Agriculture University, Anand Agricultural University became independent in 2004 and is a renowned name in the field of agricultural courses. It offers 11 courses in 6 streams, the most famous being B.Tech and B.V.SC.

Admissions are done on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the University called GUJCET. The University has several colleges affiliated to it and offers excellent placement opportunities for students. Several extra-curricular activities like sports and gym are also available within the campus of the University. The University has the best of faculty experienced in their respective subjects.

Anand Agricultural University Admission Updates 2021

  • Applications for the entrance exam of Anand Agricultural University, GUJCET will start from the 2nd week of April 2021.
  • The application will be done through online mode via the official website.
  • The exam will be conducted in May 2021 and results will be declared by the 4th week of May 2021.
  • Selected candidates would be called for counseling on the 1st week of June for final admissions.

Anand Agricultural University Quick Facts

  • AAU provides excellent placement opportunities to students. Prestigious companies like Cadbury, Coca-Cola, Wagh Bakri, Pepsico, etc have visited the campus during placement drives.
  • The average fee for courses ranges between INR 20,000 to INR 50,000, which is less compared to other colleges.
  • Students of reserved category as well of high merit get various scholarships through the University. AAU follows ICAR and State Government guidelines for the same.
  • The University also provides hostel facilities to students and has a separate hostel for boys and girls within the campus.

Anand Agricultural University Courses

The college provides courses at undergraduate, master as well as doctorate levels. These courses are discussed in the table below in detail.

Courses Details Selection Criteria
B.Tech
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 in PCM along with English with a minimum of 40% marks
  • Specializations: Dairy Science, Agricultural Engineering, Food technology, Agricultural information technology
  • Fees: INR 27,400
Entrance exam: GUJCET
B.Sc (Hons)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 in PCB/M and English as subjects with 40% marks
  • Specializations: Agriculture, Horticulture
  • Fees: INR 27,400
Entrance exam: GUJCET
B.V.Sc and AH
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2 with PCM and English as subjects
  • Fees: INR 13,000
Entrance exam: GUJCET
M.Sc
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: B.Sc in relevant subject
  • Specializations: Agriculture, Food Processing, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, etc.
  • Fees: INR 22,500
Entrance based: GSAUCA
M.V.Sc
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Bachelors in relevant field
  • Specializations: Animal Nutrition, Poultry Science, Animal Biotechnology, Animal Genetics and Breeding, etc.
  • Fees: INR 22,500
Entrance based: GSAUCA
M.Tech
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: B.Tech in relevant field with minimum 6GPA for general and 5.5 GPA for (SEBC/SC/ST/PC)
  • Specializations: Food safety and quality management, Dairy Technology, Agriculture Informatics, Soil Water Conservation engineering, etc.
  • Fees: INR 22,500
Entrance based: GSAUCA
PhD
  • Duration: 3-5 years
  • Eligibility: Masters in relevant field
  • Specializations: Agriculture, Horticulture, Dairy science, Veterinary science, etc.
  • Fees: INR 19,600
Entrance based: GSAUCA/ UGC NET

Anand Agricultural University Placement

The University has an active Training and Placement cell which helps students get jobs in their dream companies. Colleges regularly organize industry visits to help students gain practical knowledge. The University also has in-plant training in their professional courses like B.Tech and M.Tech to let students gain experience.

The top recruiting companies that have visited the campus include Amul, Vidya Sagar, Cadbury, Wagh Bakri, Pepsico, etc. More than 80% of students get recruited and the median salary ranges between 3.5- to 4.5 LPA.

Anand Agricultural University Scholarships

The University provides various scholarships to students of all courses. Below we have discussed these in detail.

  • The National Talent Scholarship is provided to students of Undergrad on the basis of written test and merit. The scholarship is provided under the guidelines of ICAR. The amount of the scholarship is INR 2,000 per month.
  • Merit cum Means Scholarship is also provided under the guidelines of ICAR to students whose parent’s income is less than 1 lakh rupees per year. The amount of scholarship is INR 500 per month.
  • AAU UG Fellowship scholarship is provided by the University itself to 10% of students in all courses at the UG level. The scholarship is provided through the entire course of their degree. The amount is INR 500 per month.
  • AAU PG scholarship is the same as above but provides scholarships to 10% of students enrolled in PG programs.
  • Apart from that the University also provides scholarships to PG and Doctorate students on the basis of merit. The guidelines of UGC NET are also followed for Ph.D. students and the stipend of INR 23,00 is given to students who have cleared NET JRF.

How to avail scholarships?

The candidates can contact the admin department of the college and fill in the necessary forms to avail the scholarships. They should have the necessary documents to fill in the details correctly.

Anand Agricultural University FAQs

Ques: How can students apply for admissions at Anand Agricultural University?

Last updated on May 19th, 2021

Ans: Students can visit the official website of the University (http://www.aau.in ) and apply for admissions as the admissions are being done through online mode only. No offline applications are being accepted.

Ques: What is the average fee for B.Tech at Anand Agricultural University?

Last updated on May 19th, 2021

Ans: The average fee is INR 27,400 per year for BTech courses at Anand Agricultural University. The total fee adds up to INR 1,10,000 for the entire course.

Ques: What is the average number of seats available in each course at Anand Agricultural University?

Last updated on May 19th, 2021

Ans: The number of seats available for a few of the courses is as follows.

  • B.Tech and B.Sc – 50
  • B.V.Sc. – 80
  • Diploma courses- 28
Ques: Can a student who has passed his 10+2 from UP qualify for the domicile quota in Anand Agricultural University?

Last updated on May 19th, 2021

Ans: No, only the candidates who have completed their 10+2 from Gujarat qualify for the domicile quota in Anand Agricultural University.

Ques: Which top colleges are affiliated with Anand Agricultural University?

Last updated on May 19th, 2021

Ans: The top colleges affiliated with Anand Agricultural University are B.A. College of Agriculture and College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry.

Ques: What are the facilities available at Anand Agricultural University?

Last updated on May 19th, 2021

Ans: Anand Agricultural University offers several facilities like Gym, Library, Labs, Hostel, and fully-equipped classrooms.