- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 4 Years
B.Tech Food Science and Technology is full time four year undergraduate degree course, offered by Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur
The students are admitted into all U.G courses based on their performance in the state level Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) conducted by Department of Higher Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Criteria for admission: The students are admitted into all U.G courses except B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science based on their performance in the state level Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) conducted during the year of admission by the AP State Council of Higher Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh. In the case of B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science, the eligibility criteria is a pass in two-year intermediate Examination either M.P.C. or Bi.P.C. Candidates holding three years Diploma in Home Science are also eligible.
Age: The candidates for admission into First Year Under Graduate courses in the University shall be required to have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission with an upper age limit of 22 years for all the candidates, 25 years in case of SC and ST candidates and 27 years for Physically challenged.
The eligible candidates shall be required to attend counseling in person perusing as per the notification in the News papers and be admitted to different U.G Programmes depending on their individual merit as determined by the rank' obtained in EAMCET following the presidential order (Regional allotment), the rule of reservation as per orders of the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Reservation of Seats
Allocation of seats in favor of local candidates in relation to Local Area:
Out of total intake, 15% of seats shall be Unreserved (UR). For these seats any candidate from AU/SVU region can compete with intermediate marks of A.P. Candidates from Osmania University (OU) region (Telangana State), also are eligible to compete for these seats with intermediate marks of Telangana State.
Admission to 85% of the seats, the seats shall be allocated in 42: 22 ratio in Andhra University and Sri Venkateswara University, respectively among the candidates in relation to the local area.
Backwad Classes (BC) : 29% of seats are reserved under this category. ( BC-A -7%; BC-B – 10%; BC-C – 1%: BC-D – 7%; BC-E– 4 % ).
Scheduled Caste (SC): 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST): 06%
Defense Personnel (CAP) - 2%
National Cadet Corps. (NCC) - 1%
Games & Sports - 0.5%
Differentially Abied (PH) - 3%
1% for Visually Handicapped
1% for Hearing Impaired
1% for Orthopedically Handicapped
Reservation of Seats for Women: In each course, 331/3 % of the seats shall be reserved in favor of women candidates from each category.
Reservations for the candidates coming from families of Agriculturists cum Rural area:
Forty (40) percent of the seats in B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering), and B.Tech. (Food Technology) courses are reserved for candidates coming from families of Agriculturists actually engaged in agriculture and owning not less than 1 acre of land and who have studied for a minimum of 4 years in schools located in Non-Municipal areas.
Candidates seeking admission under this category shall produce (i) a certificate in Form - I of application containing patta numbers and extent of land obtained from a Revenue Officer not below the rank of Mandal Revenue Officer of the Mandal Concerned or a certificate copy of Pattadar Pass Book issued by the Mandal Revenue Officer and (ii) also a Certificate in Form – II of Application from the Heads of Institutions that the candidate has studied for a minimum period of four years in Schools located in Non-Municipal areas during their period of study from 1st class to 12th class ( or Intermediate).
Form - I and Form - II need to be filled in with the signatures of concerned officials viz., Mandal Revenue Officer / Tahsildar and concerned Head of Institution, respectively, along with office seal. Otherwise, the claim of the candidates under this category will be summarily rejected.
Admission to Foreign Students
The University encourages foreign students to seek admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate degree Programmes. Their application for admission should be routed through the Asst. Director General (HRD-II), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, New Delhi- 110012.
The application should include complete details of academic record indicating courses studied, grades obtained, the medium of instruction and research work conducted for the submission of a thesis/dissertation (in case of candidates seeking admission to postgraduate degree programmes only). The applications thus received are scrutinized and evaluated by the concerned department (faculty head) to determine the eligibility of the candidate for admission.
Students applying for admission to Ph.D. degree programme should obtain a valid Research Visa from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.