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Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University: Courses, Fees, Eligibility, Admissions, Placements

Last updated on August 30th, 2021 by Sushil Pandey

Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University (SGBAU), is a State University, located in Amravati, Maharashtra. It was formerly known as Amravati University. The institution has its jurisdiction over the Western Vidarbha region and is over 30 years old.

The institution was Re-Accredited in 2016 with Grade ‘A’ by the NAA. It is UGC approved and has ranked among the top Indian universities by NIRF in 2019.

SGBAU offers admission in various courses at UG, PG, Diploma, and research levels. Admissions are conducted through state-level entrance exams like MHT CET, MAH CET, MH CET Law, CET, etc. as well as national-level entrance exams like GATE, NET, JRF, etc. Popular courses include B. Tech, M. Tech, MCA, MBA, PGD, M. Phil, Ph. D, etc.

SGBAU has also received grants from the UGC, DBT, DAE, DST, AICTE, RGSTC, etc., and has signed more than 15+ MoU’s with various companies for research projects.

SGBAU Highlights

Established | Type 1983 | Public
University Type State University
Campus Area 225 Hectares
Jurisdiction Over Amravati, Yavatmal, Akola, Buldhana and Washim
Affiliated Colleges 382
Popular Courses B.Tech / M.Tech / MBA / MCA / M.Phil & Ph.D / PGD
Total Courses Offered 20+
Admission Criteria Based on entrance & merit
MOU’s SIgned 15+ Companies
Scholarships Offered Yes
Hostels Available For women candidates only

SGBAU Admissions

SGBAU offers various courses at UG, PG, Diploma, and research levels programs. It also offers value-based education in the areas of Science, Engineering, Management, Arts, and Law.

Dates for admissions in 2021 shall be announced. Candidates have to visit the official website of the institute to apply. Submission of application forms can be done either online or offline. Admissions to UG, PG, and Research Programs are entrance-based.

  • Admission to B. Tech programs is done on the basis of their performance in MHT CET or in JEE Main. The candidate’s 10+2 result with PCM is also taken into account.
  • Students in M. Tech programs are shortlisted on the basis of their scores in GATE, followed by their performance in CAP Counselling. Scores in B.E. or B. Tech are also taken into account.
  • Candidates in MBA and MCA courses are selected through MAH CET followed by CAP Counselling.
  • M.A. and M. Com programs are merit-based. However, for certain specializations in M. Sc, the institute conducts course-specific entrance tests.
  • Admissions to M. Ed and M. P. Ed courses are done through the CET exam conducted by DTE.
  • Admission to LL. B, Integrated LL. B, and LL. M programs are done on the basis of scores in the MH CET Law entrance exam and in the previous qualifying examination.
  • M. Phil and Ph. D admissions are conducted on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the Ph. D entrance Test (PET), followed by an interview. Online Ph. d Viva Voce Exam 2021 is to be conducted from 17 June 2021 to 10 October 2021.
  • Candidates who have qualified in CSIR NET/ GATE/ JRF/ UGC NET/ SLET or any other equivalent entrance exam, are exempted from appearing in MPET.

SGBAU: Rankings

Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University ranks first among all other institutions in Amravati. It is also one of the top institutes ranked by the NIRF. SGBAU has been re-accredited with an “A” Grade by the NAAC.

SGBAU: Courses and Fees

SGBAU offers over 20 courses in different streams. The selection basis and details about these courses are stated in the table below:

Program Program Details Selection Basis
Master of Science (M. Sc)
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Fees: INR 7,520
  • Eligibility: PG degree in relevant field with 55% aggregate marks
Entrance Exam
Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech)
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Fees: INR 24, 326
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in relevant stream with PCM and 55% aggregate marks
Entrance Exam
Master of Technology (M. Tech)
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Fees: INR 19,231
  • Eligibility: Degree in B.E/ B. Tech in relevant subject
Entrance Exam
Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Fees: INR 1,760
  • Eligibility: Graduation in relevant stream with 50% aggregate marks
Master of Physical Education (M. P. Ed)
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Fees: INR 11,312
  • Eligibility: Degree in B. P. Ed from this university or any other recognized university
Entrance Exam
Ph. D
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Fees: INR 93,000
  • Eligibility: PG degree in relevant field with 55% aggregate marks
Entrance Exam + Interview
  • Duration: Unspecified
  • Fees: INR 5,130
  • Eligibility: 10th Passed from a recognized board
Qualifying Exam (10th Passed)

SGBAU: Placements

The university placement cell offers good placements to its students. Rigorous training and placement drives are conducted to help students get placed in the biggest companies and jobs. Some of the top companies that frequently visit the campus are WIPRO, Infosys, TCS, HCL, Axis Bank, HDFC, Cognizant, Accenture, Capgemini, Metro Cash, and Carry, Reliance Infocomm, LG Electronics, Muthoot Finance, KPIT Technologies, and many more.

The maximum average salary package offered as of records in 2019 is INR 9 lakhs, and the lowest average salary package is INR 1.8 lakhs. The median salary package is INR 2.2 lakhs. The university offers several internships and does its best to accommodate most students in good companies.

SGBAU: Scholarship

Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University provides scholarships to students who require them. Apart from government scholarships, the most applied scholarship by SGBAU is the Sant Gadge Baba Vidyadhan Yojana.

Sant Gadge Baba Vidyadhan Yojana is the scheme by the university to provide interest to economically weak students for the period of moratorium on educational loan taken from the Schedules or Nationalised Bank, under the educational loan scheme, to pursue their higher studies at college or university level, under the preview of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University.

The scheme is applicable for students enrolled in the university across all courses and faculties, with 60% and more aggregate marks in the immediately preceding year. The grant of the scheme will be available to eligible students only once.

The scheme is applicable to students with annual family income from all sources within the limit of INR 4.51 lakhs per annum. While applying for the scheme, students need to submit their family income proof signed by such public authority that is authorized by the State Government for the certification of their income status.

Other important scholarships offered by SGBAU are Shri Tryambak Ganpatrao Kavalkar Research Scholarship, Late Shri Shankarrao Govindrao Jog. And Smt. Parvatibai Shankarrao Jog Scholarship, Late Dilip B. Shingore Scholarship, etc.


Ques Does SGBAU offer hostel facilities?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans Yes, SGBAU offers hostel facilities but only for girls.

Ques What is the mode of application for SGBAU?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans SGBAU offers applications in both online and offline mode.

Ques What are the additional facilities at SGBAU?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans SGBAU offers a number of additional facilities like a well-equipped library, sports complex, cafeteria, canteen, well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, hostel facilities for girls, and many more.

Ques Does SGBAU provide Diploma courses?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans Yes, Diploma and PG Diploma courses are offered by SGBAU. Students need to meet the eligibility criteria to be able to apply.

Ques What are the popular departments at SGBAU?

Last updated on May 26th, 2021

Ans The popular departments at SGBAU include the Department of English, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, Statistics, Zoology, Electronics, Library & Science, and MBA.