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MCAER PG CET 2019 MAHARASHTRA COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH COMMON ENTRANCE TEST

Exam Days Left: 34 days
Examination Date: 2019-03-16
Application Form Date: 2018-12-12
Result Announcement Date: 2019-04-08
Mode of the exam: Offline
Duration of exam: 120 minutes
Type of questions: objective
Language of the exam: english
Officlial Website: www.mcaer.org/ 
About MCAER PG CET

MCAER PGCET: Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board (MAUEB) conducts the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to various Post Graduate Programs in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) in Maharashtra. MCAER PG CET 2019 is scheduled for Multiple dates i.e. March 16,17 & 18, 2019 in offline mode. Registration precess is over now.

  • Candidates can download MCAER PG CET 2019 Admit Card from the official website from March 8, 2019.
  • The exam consists of 200 objective type questions. There is no negative markingCheck MCAER PG CET Exam Pattern
  • MCAER PG CET Syllabus comprises Agriculture, Agril. Engg., Agril.Bio.Tech., Horticulture, Home Science and Forestry.
  • MCAER PG CET Result will be declared on July 13 in online mode.
  • Application fee for Open Category candidates is INR 600 and INR 300 for Reserved category candidates.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor degree from the recognized university can appl
How To Prepare

There are ten different exams conducted under the umbrella of MCAER PG CET 2019. The detailed MCAER PG CET 2019 Exam Pattern is mentioned below:

  • MCAER PG CET 2019 is of 200 marks.
  • The questions will be of objective type.
  • Candidates have to darken the answer to the respective number of the question in the OMR sheet with black ink ballpoint pen only.
  • Every objective question would carry one mark.
  • More than one answer for a question would be treated as incorrect answer.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • The answer once marked is final; any change in the option once marked, will amount to an invalid/incorrect response.
  • Scratching, overwriting, tick mark and multiple answers will be considered as wrong answers and no marks will be allotted to them.
Exam Syllabus
  • Agronomy: There are 24 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Principles of Agronomy, Practical Crop Production, Weed Management etc.
  • Botany: There are 20 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Environmental Science, Principles of Plant Breeding etc.
  • Soil Science: There are 12 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Soil Chemistry, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management etc.
  • Plant Pathology: There are 13 questions of 1 mark each. This section tests a candidate’s vigilance about the Introductory Plant Pathology.
  • Horticulture: There are 9 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Production Technology of Fruit Crops, Vegetables etc.
  • Agricultural Extension: There are 8 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Fundamentals of Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology etc.
  • Agricultural Economics: There are 12 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Principles of Agricultural Economics etc.
  • Animal Science & Dairy Science: There are 8 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Livestock Production and Management etc.
  • Agricultural Entomology: There are 11 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Insect Ecology, Integrated Pest Management and Beneficial Insects etc.
  • Agricultural Engineering: There are 8 questions of 1 mark each. The most frequent topics include Introduction to Computer and Applications etc.
Exam Eligibility
Degree Eligibility
M.Sc. (Agri.) B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B.B.M. (Agri.) / B.Sc. (A.B.M) or B. Tech. (Food Sc. / Tech.)* or B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.)** or B. Sc. (Hon.) Home Science***of Agril. university only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Agri.)
M.Sc. (Hort.) B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) of Agril. university only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Hort.)
M.Sc. (Forestry) B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) of Agril. university only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Forestry)
M.Sc. (Home Science) B.Sc. (Hon.) Home Science of Agril. University only and passing CET for M.Sc. (Home Sc.)
M.Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) of Agril. University only or B.F.Sc. and passing CET for M.Sc. (Agril Biotechnology.)
M.Tech. (Agri. Engg.) B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) of Agril. University only and passing CET for M.Tech. (Agril. Engg.)
M.Tech. (Food Tech.) B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) of Agril. University only and passing CET for M.Tech. (Food Tech.)
M.B.A. (Agri) B.B.M. (Agri.) / B. Sc. (A.B.M) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) or B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) or B.Sc. (Hon.) Home Sc. of Agril. university only or B.F.Sc.and passing CET for M.B.A. (Agri.)
M.F.Sc. B.F.Sc. and passing CET for M.F.Sc.
M.Sc. (P.H.M.) B.B.M. (Agri.) / B. Sc. (A.B.M) or B. Sc. (Agri.) or B. Sc. (Hort.) or B. Sc. (Forestry) or B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) or B. Tech. (Food Sc./Tech.) or B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) or B.Sc. (Hon.) Home Sc. of Agril. university only or B.F.Sc. and passing CET for Post Harvest Management (PHM)

* For M.Sc. (Agri) Food Science & Technology B.Tech (Food Science / Tech.) students are also eligible.

** For M.Sc. (Agri) Agril. Meteorology, B.Tech. (Agril. Engg. ) students are also eligible.

*** For M.Sc. (Agri) Agril. Extension Education, B. Sc. (Hon.) Home Science students are also eligible.

Centers/Participating Colleges
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Pune, Maharashtra
Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth Parbhani, Maharashtra
MIT College of Food Technology Pune, Maharashtra
College of Agriculture Nagpur, Maharashtra
College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology Akola, Maharashtra
Fees Structure
GENERAL 600
SC/ST 300
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