About UAS, Bangalore
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore was established in 1963 through an Act by the Government of Mysore, Karnataka. It has campuses in different regions covering 10 districts of Karnataka. This university offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree programs in five campuses.
University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bangalore has announced admissions 2019 into Master of Business Administration (Agribusiness Management) program in the Department of Agricultural, Marketing, Cooperation, and Business Management. Total intake of students is 25. The minimum duration of the program is 2 years.
Candidates applying admissions into MBA (ABM) program in the UAS, Bangalore have to fulfil the following minimum eligibility criteria:
Bachelors degree (4 years or above) like B.Sc. in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Agricultural Marketing & Cooperation/ Forestry/ Sericulture/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ B.Tech. Biotechnology/ B.Sc. Home Science/ Veterinary and Animal Sciences/ Community Sciences from deemed universities/ farm universities/ institutions recognized by SAU's/ ICAR, New Delhi with minimum CGPA of 2.23 out of 4 (in case of SC/ ST/ Category-I candidates, minimum CGPA required is 2 out of 4).
All the candidates have to appear for the entrance examination along with I.D card attached along with the application. The entrance test will be conducted for 100 marks, which includes 60% Knowledge on Agricultural Technology and 40% knowledge of management aptitude test. And candidates have to secure a minimum of 40% marks (in case of SC/ ST and Cat-I 35%) to qualify for group discussion and interview. Final merit will be determined by assigning 60% of weightage for academic performance, 40% for the written exam, group discussion, and the interview. And candidates have to secure a minimum of 50% (in case of SC/ ST and Cat-I 35%) to become eligible for admission.
Interested and eligible candidates can apply only on the prescribed application form which can be downloaded from the university official website from 1st July 2019 to 9th August 2019. Before submitting the application candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1700/- (for GM/ OBC) and Rs. 850/- (for SC/ ST/ Cat-I candidates) through bank favouring the Comptroller, UAS, Bangalore, payable at UAS, Bangalore. Applications along with the documents mentioned in the application form should be submitted to the below address on or before 9th August 2019.
Admission to foreign nationals
Foreign nationals seeking admission to MBA (ABM) program are required to submit the application (CV, attested copies of educational documents, passport) through Assistant Director General, HRD - I, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, New Delhi - 110 012/ Secretary, DARE, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi - 110011, through the respective embassy/ the government concerned of the country to the Registrar, UAS, Bangalore.
University of Agricultural Sciences,
Bangalore - 560 065,
Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph. No.: 080 23636826, 23330422, 962088824
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This is a good opportunity for the eligible candidates to apply for this course as MBA in Agriculture or Agri-Business is a sector which is not only growing in a fast pace but also there are good future scopes in this arena. This course covers various aspects of agriculture like cultivation practices, range of food products and their production, farm research, crop protection, commercial operations, Agro-Economics etc.
After completing this course the students can pursue research in this field or go for jobs both in private and Govt sector. There are good opportunities in teaching line also. Some of the job positions in the industry to which an MBA in Agri-Business can look up to are Farm Production Quality Controller, Farm Appraiser for assessing the value of a farm, Product Manager for Marketing, Relationship Manager which coordinates between the farm, customers and associated banks, Farm Operation Manager etc. With the popularisation of fresh farm products or organic farm products in the upper strata of the society, a new lease of life has been seen in the agriculture farming and industry and new job positions are on the anvil.