Admission Procedure 2023

Admission to various diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of Agriculture, Forestry, B.Sc(Nursing), B.Pharm. and D.Pharm. as listed in Table No.1.1., shall be granted on the basis of merit obtained from SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET) and Merit Based Offline Counselling. And for various diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes listed in Table No. 1.2., the admission shall be granted through Open Online Counselling.
A common online application form shall be applicable for all academic programmes which is available in the University website.



1.1. Admission in programmes of Agriculture, Forestry, B.Sc.(Nursing), B.Pharm.  & D.Pharm.

Table No. 1.1.  Programmes of Agriculture, Forestry, B.Sc.(Nursing), B.Pharm. and D.Pharm. under SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET) (Few seats are available for OPEN ONLINE COUNSELLING )

S. N0. Programme
1. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture *
2. B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry *
3. B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture *
4. B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) *
5. B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) *
6. B.Tech. (Food Technology) *
7. B.Sc. (Nursing)
8. Bachelor of Pharmacy *
9. Diploma in Pharmacy *
10. M.Sc. (Agri.) Agri-Business Management *
11. M.Sc. (Agri.) Agricultural Economics *
12. M.Sc. (Agri.) Agricultural Extension Education *
13. M.Sc. (Agri.) Agronomy *
14. M.Sc. (Agri.) Entomology *
15. M.Sc. (Agri.) Genetics and Plant Breeding *
16. M.Sc. (Agri.) Plant Genetic Resources *
17. M.Sc. (Agri.) Plant Pathology *
18. M.Sc. (Agri.) Seed Science and Technology *
19. M.Sc. (Agri.) Soil Science *
20. M.Sc. (Hort.) Floriculture and Landscaping *
21. M.Sc. (Hort.) Fruit Science *
22. M.Sc. (Hort.) Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops *
23. M.Sc. (Hort.) Post Harvest Management *
24. M.Sc. (Hort.) Vegetable Science *
          *Few seats are available for OPEN ONLINE COUNSELLING

1.2. Programmes under Open Online Counselling
The following diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes will be under Open Online Counselling;

Table No. 1.2. Programmes under Open Online Counselling

S. No. Programme
1.B.Sc. (Hons.) Animal Husbandry and Dairying
2.B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science
3.B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Nutrition and Dietetics
4.One Year Part Time Diploma in Fashion Technology
5.Two Year Part Time Diploma in Fashion Technology
6.B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology
7.B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology
8.B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology
9.B.Sc. Computer Science
10.B.Tech. Biochemical Engineering
11.B.Tech. Bioinformatics
12.B.Tech. Civil Engineering
13.B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
14.B.Tech. Electrical Engineering
15.B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering
16.B.Tech. Electronics and Computer Engineering
17.B.Tech. Environmental Engineering
18.B.Tech. in Biotechnology
19.B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering
20.Bachelor of Computer Application
21.I.D.D. Dairy Technology
22.PG Diploma in Dairy Food Analysis and Quality Management
23.PG Diploma in Dairy Food Safety and Quality
24.B.Sc. Life Sc., Chemistry, Forensic Sc.
25.B.Sc. Physics, Chemistry and Forensic Science
26.B.Sc. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
27.B.Sc. Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science
28.B.Sc. Zoology, Botany and Chemistry
29.B.A. (Hons) Theology
30.Bachelor of Divinity
31.B.A in Journalism and Mass Communication
32.B.A. (Hons.) in English
33.B.A. (Hons.) Psychology
34.B.A. Animation and Visual Effects
35.B.A. Film Making and Mass Communication
36.B.A. in English
37.B.B.A. (Hons.) Agri. Business Management
38.B.Sc. Animation and Visual Effects
39.Bachelor of Arts (B.A)
40.Bachelor of Business Administration
41.Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.)
42.Bachelor of Commerce
43.Bachelor of Education
44.Bachelor of Library and Information Science
45.Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports
46.Certificate Course in Business Analytics
47.Certificate Course in Direct Sales & Marketing
48.Certificate Course in English Proficiency
49.Certificate Course in Event Management
50.Certificate Course in GST(Goods & Service Tax)
51.Certificate Course in Personal Finance
52.Certificate Course in Personal Financial Management Professional
53.Certificate Course in Project Management
54.Certificate Course in Sports Journalism
55.Certificate Course in Supply Chain Management
56.Certificate Course in Workplace Wellness
57.Diploma in Art and Craft
58.Diploma Course in Educational Guidance and Counselling
59.Diploma in English Proficiency
60.B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Techniques)
61.B.Sc. (Radiodiagnosis Imaging Techniques)
62.M.Sc. (Agri.) Agricultural Meteorology
63.M.Sc. (Community Science) Apparel and Textile Science
64.M.Sc. (Community Science) Extension Education and Communication Management
65.M.Sc. (Community Science) Food and Nutrition
66.M.Sc. (Community Science) Human Development and Family Studies
67.M.Sc. (Community Science) Resource Management and Consumer Science
68.M.Sc. (Forestry) Forest Biology and Tree Improvement
69.M.Sc. (Forestry) Silviculture and Agroforestry
70.M.Sc. (Forestry) Forest Products and Utilization
71.M.Sc. (Forestry) Forest Resource Management
72.M.Sc. Ag. (Animal Genetics and Breeding)
73.M.Sc. Ag. (Animal Nutrition)
74.M.Sc. Ag. (Livestock Production and Mgt.)
75.M.Sc. Ag. (Poultry Husbandry)
76.M.Sc. Environmental Science
77.M.Sc. Forestry (Wildlife Sciences)
78.M.Sc. (Agri.) Biochemistry
79.M.Sc. (Agri.) Bioinformatics
80.M.Sc. (Agri.) Microbiology
81.M.Sc. (Agri.) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
82.M.Sc. (Dairy Technology)
83.M.Sc. Biochemistry
84.M.Sc. Bioinformatics
85.M.Sc. Biotechnology
86.M.Sc. Dairy Chemistry
87.M.Sc. Dairy Economics
88.M.Sc. Dairy Extension
89.M.Sc. Dairy Microbiology
90.M.Sc. Food Science and Technology
91.M.Sc. Microbiology
92.M.Sc. Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
93.M.Tech Food Process Engineering
94.M.Tech. (Dairy Technology)
95.M.Tech. (Food Technology) Food Laws and Policies
96.M.Tech. (Food Technology) Food Plant Operation Management
97.M.Tech. (Food Technology) Food Supply Chain Management
98.M.Tech. Agricultural Water Management
99.M.Tech. Bioinformatics
100.M.Tech. Biotechnology
101.M.Tech. Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management)
102.M.Tech. Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)
103.M.Tech. Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering)
104.M.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
105.M.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (Data Science)
106.M.Tech. Dairy Chemistry
107.M.Tech. Dairy Engineering
108.M.Tech. Dairy Microbiology
109.M.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Control and Instrumentation)
110.M.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics)
111.M.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Power System)
112.M.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering (Communication System Engineering)
113.M.Tech. Energy Management
114.M.Tech. Environmental Engineering
115.M.Tech. Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
116.M.Tech. Food Processing Technology
117.M.Tech. Food Safety and Quality
118.M.Tech. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
119.M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (CAD/ CAM)
120.M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (Industrial Engineering and Management)
121.M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (Machine Design)
122.M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (Production and Industrial Engineering)
123.M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
124.M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Engineering)
125.M.Tech. Mechatronics
126.M.Tech. Processing and Food Engineering
127.M.Tech. Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
128.M.Tech. Renewable Energy Engineering
129.M.Tech. Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
130.M.Tech. Water Resource Engineering
131.Master of Computer Application
132.MBA (Dairy Business Management)
133.One Year Certificate Course in Plant Tissue Culture Technology
134.P.G. Diploma in Agricultural Water Management
135.P.G. Diploma in Nano Biotechnology
136.P.G. Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
137.P.G. Diploma in Renewable Energy
138.P.G. Diploma in Watershed Management
139.M.Sc. Botany
140.M.Sc. Chemistry
141.M.Sc. Forensic Science
142.M.Sc. Mathematics
143.M.Sc. Physics
144.M.Sc. Plant Physiology
145.M.Sc. Zoology
146.M.A. in Christian Education
147.M.A. in Christian Ministry
148.M.A. in Christian Theology
149.M.A. in Communication
150.M.A. in Counselling
151.M.A. in Missiology
152.M.A. in New Testament
153.M.A. in Old Testament
154.M.A. in Religions
155.Master of Theology
156.Master of Theology in Christian Ministry
157.Master of Theology in Christian Theology
158.Master of Theology in Communication
159.Master of Theology in Counseling
160.Master of Theology in Missiology
161.Bachelor of Physical Education
162.M.A in Human Resource Development and Management
163.M.A. Animation and Visual Effects
164.M.A. in Mass Communication
165.M.A. in Anthropology
166.M.A. in Clinical Psychology
167.M.A. in Counselling Psychology
168.M.A. in Economics
169.M.A. in Education
170.M.A. in English
171.M.A. in Political Science
172.M.A. in Sociology
173.M.Sc. Anthropology
174.M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology
175.M.Sc. in Counselling Psychology
176.M.Sc. in Human Resource Development and Management
177.Master of Business Administration
178.Master of Business Administration (Agribusiness)
179.Master of Commerce
180.Master of Education
181.Master of Library and Information Science
182.Master of Social Work
183.P.G. Diploma in Clinical Psychology
184.P.G. Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
185.P.G. Diploma in Health and Fitness Management
186.M.Sc. MLT Clinical Biochemistry
187.M.Sc. MLT Microbiology and Immunology
188.Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics)
189.Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacology)
190.Master of Physiotherapy (Cardio-pulmonary)
191.Master of Physiotherapy (Neurology)
192.Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopedics)
193.Master of Physiotherapy (Sports)
194.Master of Public Health
176. All Certificate Programmes

 

2. Category of Candidates and No. of Seats

2.1. Regular Students

Candidates selected for admission into various academic programmes offered by the university are considered as fulltime regular students. These students will be entitled to avail of all the facilities of the various academic departments and other fields in the university.

 

(a). Christian and General Candidates

University reserves 50% seats for candidates of the Christian community and the remaining 50% seats shall be allotted to general candidates. Thus, the total number of seats of the university have been categorized equally for Christian and general candidates. The total number of seats for admission in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are given faculty wise in Table No. 8 of Prospectus 2023.

 

(b). Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Candidates

For the academic programmes in agriculture, agricultural engineering and allied sciences, fifteen percent (15%) seats in undergraduate programmes and twenty-five percent (25%) seats in postgraduate programmes will be filled through all India entrance test conducted by ICAR, New Delhi. However, eighty-five percent (85%) seats in undergraduate and seventy-five percent (75%) in postgraduate shall be filled by SHUATS.
The ICAR seats available in various academic programmes in agriculture, agricultural engineering and allied sciences are given faculty-wise in Table No. 8 of Prospectus 2023.
The ICAR category seats are inclusive of Christian and general candidates and the number filled in either category shall be adjusted against total seats in each category.

        

(c). Foreign Candidates

Foreign candidates are not required to appear in SOET / merit based offline counselling / open online counselling. Admission to foreign candidates will be given on the recommendation of the Directorate of International Education and Training. The foreign candidates shall pay fees in U.S. dollars as mentioned in Table No. 9 of Prospectus 2023, which does not include the boarding and lodging (food expenses etc.) charges.

 

 (d). Non-resident Indian (NRI) Candidates

    i. Admission for NRI wards/NRI-sponsored candidates is available in all undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D programmes.
    ii. NRI wards/NRI sponsored candidates are exempted from the merit based online counselling / open online counselling.
    iii. These admissions shall be against fifteen percent (15%) over and above seats available for various academic programmes.
    iv. Fees for NRI Wards/NRI sponsored candidates shall be the same as for foreign candidates as mentioned in Table No. 9 of         Prospectus 2023.

 

(e). Kashmiri Migrant Candidates

Vide letter F.No. 3-4/2017-NER dated October 15, 2019 from MHRD, Government of India, the Kashmiri Migrants will be considered for admission under special package during the session 2023–2024. They will be required to produce the supportive documents.

 

(f). Special Candidates (Lateral Entry)

Candidates with first-class diploma of 3 years and fulfilling other conditions of admission in engineering shall be considered for direct admission to third semester of relevant UG programmes under lateral entry in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology if seats are available.

 

2.2. No. of Seats

The information indicated in Prospectus 2023 is only for general guidance and could be modified / changed from time to time by the University. The University reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of seats of various academic programmes offered by the University. Any legal matters shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Allahabad only.

 

3. Eligibility to Various Programmes for Admissions

3.1. Eligibility for Undergraduate Programmes

10+2 passed with the minimum percentage of marks as listed in the eligibility criteria (Table no. 8 in Prospectus 2023) with 5% relaxation for SC/ST/differently abled candidates as per their qualifying examination (Table No. 4 in Prospectus 2023) are eligible for admission to undergraduate programmes. Candidates appearing in 10+2 examination in 2023 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in the SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET) / Open Online Counselling, but they will have to submit documentary proof of successfully completing the examination (or otherwise) at the time of online counselling otherwise, provisional admission will be provided subject to the submission of necessary documents of qualifying examination latest by 30.09.2023. Non submission of documentary evidence of completion of the examination and attaining eligibility by 30.09.2023 may lead to the disqualification of admission.

 

3.2. Eligibility for Postgraduate Programmes

Candidates having obtained their bachelor's degree in the final examination in the concerned field under 10+2+4 or 10+2+3 as per their qualifying examination (Table no. 6 in Prospectus 2023) and fulfilling the eligibility as per Table no. 8 in Prospectus 2023 (with 5% relaxation for SC/ST/differently abled candidates) are eligible for admission to postgraduate programmes.
The candidates appearing in bachelor's degree examination in 2023 are also eligible to apply provisionally for admission and appear in the SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET) / Open Online Counselling, but they will have to submit documentary proof of successfully completing the examination at the time of online counselling. Non submission of documentary evidence of completion of the examination and attaining eligibility by 30.09.2023 may lead to the disqualification of admission.

 

3.3. Eligibility for B.Ed., B.P.Ed., M.Ed., B.Sc. (Nursing) and Pharmacy Programmes

The eligibility for B.Ed., B.P.Ed., and M.Ed. shall be as per the latest NCTE norms. The eligibility for B.Sc. (Nursing) shall be as per the latest INC Norms. The eligibility for B.Pharma., D.Pharma. and M.Pharma. programmes shall be as per the latest PCI norms.

 

4. Admission for Programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.1.

Admission to various diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.1. shall be granted strictly on the basis of MERIT LIST prepared from the SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET).

 

4.1. SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET)

The admissions in programmes of Agriculture, Forestry, B.Sc(Nursing) and Pharmacy as listed in Table No. 1.1. shall be through SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET). The SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET) (Dates will be published in the University Website, later) will be conducted for all those aspiring candidates who have applied through online/offline application forms for admission to programmes listed in Table 1.1. The SOET will be conducted as a computer based online entrance test either in different online test centres across the country or remotely proctored online entrance test. The SOET will be conducted with 100 different versions of the questions by jumbling both questions and options.

 

4.2. Merit List

  1. Christian and General Merit lists shall be prepared from the performance in SHUATS Online Entrance Test (SOET).
  2. Separate merit lists will be prepared for each category (Christian & General) for the purpose of admission. The merit lists will be released as per the application form number in the University website at www.shuats.edu.in.
  3. Out of the eligible programmes listed under Table No. 1.1 and under the Subject Group Code for UG and Subject Group Number for PG programmes, candidate will be provisionally admitted in only one programme, strictly on the basis of merit and as per the availability of seat in the respective Christian / General category of seats.
  4. However, candidates may opt in programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.2. (Open Online Counselling) also, if seats are available.
  5. The NRI Wards/ NRI-sponsored candidates shall be admitted on the basis of a separate merit list prepared exclusively for them. These admissions shall be against 15 percent over and above the seats available in various academic programmes.
  6. Fifteen percent seats in undergraduate programmes and twenty-five percent seats (25%) in postgraduate programmes in agricultural and allied subjects will be allotted through all India entrance test conducted by ICAR, New Delhi.

 

4.3. Offline Counselling for Programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.1.

Counselling for candidates as per the merit list in each category (Christian and general) will be conducted offline at the University for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes listed in Table 1.1. Information regarding date and time of offline counselling will be published on the University website, later. Upon verification of the documents and eligibility, programmes will be allotted strictly on the basis of merit and as per the availability of seats in the respective Christian / General category of seats of programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.1. After verification and allotment, the seat shall be secured after the payment of the first semester fees. After completing these procedures, the Identity Card (ID) will be issued to the student. The University reserves the right to give admission on the vacant / withdrawal seats after the completion of offline counselling. The vacant / withdrawal seats may be open to Open Online Counselling, however the decision is reserved by the University.

 

5. Admission through Open Online Counselling for Programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.2.

Admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes mentioned in Table No. 1.2. shall be granted through Open Online Counselling. A dedicated Open Online Counselling Portal will be available in the University website (www.shuats.edu.in) from 01/06/2023 onwards.
Candidates applied through online application forms will be login into the Open Online Counselling Portal securely and select their desired academic programmes, according to the availability of seats under Christian and General category. After selection of the academic programme, the candidates will upload the necessary documents related to qualifying examination and fulfilling the eligibility or fill-up an online undertaking to submit necessary documents related to qualifying examination and fulfilling the eligibility latest by 30.09.2023.
After verification, if eligible on the basis of the uploaded documents, admission letter or provisional admission letter on the basis of undertaking will be issued to the candidate. After which he / she shall submit the fees online through the portal itself. 48 hours’ time period will be given to the candidate to submit the fees to confirm the provisional admission. Before the commencement of the Classes at the University, the provisionally admitted students will report to the Office of the Registrar (as per the schedule published in the website) for physical verification of the documents and eligibility will be checked and their respective admissions will be confirmed and Identity Card (ID) will be issued.

 

6. Refusal of Admission

  1. If any candidate is found misleading the University with false marks, mark sheet, information and been admitted in the University, the University reserves the right to reject the admission and further debar the candidate from seeking admission in the University in future.
  2. It is the responsibility of the candidate to furnish complete and correct information in the application form. Any admission made on the basis of wrong or concealed information provided by the candidate or due to any oversight or error of the online counselling and admission division which is subsequently detected after the admission or joining of the candidate, will be cancelled at any time at the cost and the risk of the candidate.
  3. Candidates against whom disciplinary action has been taken and who have been involved in any sort of established criminal offence in the past, will not be considered for admission.
  4. If admission of a candidate is not in the interest of the university, the Vice- Chancellor reserves the right to cancel the admission of such a student, irrespective of the fact that he / she fulfils all the academic requirement of the programme. The decision of Vice- Chancellor shall be final and legally binding on the candidate.