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Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya [BCKV] Mohanpur: Courses, Fees, Admission Process, Scholarships, Placements

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) is a University in West Bengal, that provides technical and theoretical education in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, and Agricultural Engineering. It is accredited by University Grants Commission (UGC) and set by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. 

BCKV Mohanpur offers UG courses like BTech, BSc, and PG courses like M.Tech and M.Sc. This institute also offers a doctorate course. To enrol for the UG courses have to score the minimum required marks in WBJEE. Admission for the MTech course is based on the scores secured for the WBUT PGET. Admissions for MSc are done based on the marks scored in the Entrance Test and interview. Admissions for PhD is done based on the marks scored in the Entrance Test and interview.

BCKV Mohanpur Quick Facts

  • Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) has been accredited by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
  • The National Institute of Ranking Framework has ranked Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) 75 in the University category.
  • This institute has over 17 departments and over 120 professors.
  • The average pack of PG students is 5 lakhs and that of UG students is 3.75 lakhs
  • The admission criteria are both entrance and merit-based

BCKV Mohanpur Rankings

  • Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) was recognized as the best AICRP Centre on Cashew for the year 2018

BCKV Mohanpur Courses & Fees

Program Program Details Selection Criteria
BSc
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: INR 10,580 per year
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have scored the minimum required marks in the 10th and 12th
  • Specializations: Agronomy, Agricultural Biochemistry, Agricultural Chemicals, Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science, Agricultural Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Meteorology Physics, Animal Science, Agricultural Biotechnology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Soil & Water Conservation, Seed Science & Technology, Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Floriculture, Post Harvest Technology, Agricultural Statistics
Merit-based
BTech
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 10,500 per year
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have scored a minimum of 45% marks in the 10th and 12th.
  • Specializations: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science
West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE) and merit-based
MSc
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 12,220
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have graduated from a relevant field.
  • Specializations: Agronomy, Agricultural Biochemistry, Agricultural Chemicals, Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science, Agricultural Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Meteorology Physics, Agricultural Biotechnology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Soil & Water Conservation, Seed Science & Technology, Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Floriculture, Post Harvest Technology
Merit-based
MTech
  • Duration: 2 year
  • Fees: 12,220 per year
  • Eligibility: Candidates should be graduates
  • Specializations: Agricultural Engineering
Merit and WBUT PGET (West Bengal University of Technology Post Graduate Entrance Test)
PhD
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: 21,540 per year
  • Eligibility: The candidate should be a postgraduate and should clear the entrance exam conducted by the institute
  • Specializations: Agronomy, Agricultural Biochemistry, Agricultural Chemicals, Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science, Agricultural Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Meteorology Physics, Animal Science, Agricultural Biotechnology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Soil & Water Conservation, Seed Science & Technology, Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Floriculture, Post Harvest Technology
The entrance exam, Group discussion, and personal interview

BCKV Mohanpur Cut-offs

The WBJEE (General) cutoffs for the BTech Agricultural Engineering is shown below:

Rounds 2019 2020
Round 1 4382 4052
Round 2 5097
Round 3 5097

BCKV Mohanpur Placements

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) has an efficient placement centre within the campus for the students. 

  • Counseling sessions and workshops are conducted frequently to better equip the students. 
  • Training programs are also given to students who wish to start their own ventures. The average package is between 3- 5 lakhs.
  • Candidates interested in placements can just contact the training cell to be given guidance. 

BCKV Mohanpur Scholarships

Several scholarships are offered to students of economically weak backgrounds and to meritorious students. Some of them are:-

  • Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means (SVMCM)- A sum of INR 2000- 5000 per month is offered to postgraduate  students according to their merit
  • Merit cum means scholarships for minority students- This scholarship is offered to students who belong to the state, whose family annual income is below INR 2.5 Lakhs, and who have scored at least 53% marks.
  • Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities (NSP)- A sum of INR 3000 per annum is given to students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade and the annual income of whose parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed INR.2lakh.
  • Indira Gandhi Scholarship for single girl child- A sum of INR 2000 is provided every month to the eligible student. To avail of this scholarship, the student should be a single girl child studying Master’s degree in an Agricultural University.
  • Parijat Scholarship- Candidates will be given INR 2500 per month for a period of 2 years. To avail of this scholarship, the candidate must have secured not less than 70% marks in B.Sc. and the annual income of whose parents/guardian must be below INR 3.00 Lakh per annum
  • Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities-  A sum of INR 1200 per month for hoteliers and INR 550 for day scholars is given to students who have a disability not less than 40% and whose parents annual income does not exceed INR 2.50Lakh

BCKV Mohanpur FAQs

Ques: Is there a minimum attendance requirement for PG students at BCKV Mohanpur?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Ans: A student should have a minimum of 75 % attendance to be eligible for the examinations.

Ques: How is the weightage for the practical examination at BCKV Mohanpur calculated?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Ans: The distribution of marks is 10 marks each for attendance and record keeping.20 marks for continuous evaluation and vice voce and 40 marks for final practical assignment.

Ques: Does BCKV Mohanpur offer financial assistance to the students?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Ans: BCKV Mohanpur offers excellent financial assistance to the students. Most scholarships are given to meritorious or students from low-income backgrounds. 

 

Ques: How can I contact BCKV Mohanpur?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Ans: Candidates can call BCKV Mohanpur at (03473)-222269. They can also call 9073270885. 

Ques: Does BCKV Mohanpur offer accommodation services?

Last updated on September 16th, 2021

Ans: Yes, BCKV Mohanpur offers accommodation to both boys and girls separately. It is equipped with all the basic amenities.