Qn.1. Is Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham affiliated to any University for purpose of recognition of degrees?
No. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a University established under sec 3 of UGC Act 1956. Being a University, the question of affiliation to another university does not arise. Since the university is recognized by UGC and Ministry of HRD,Govt. of India, the courses offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are recognized. The University is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC )with ‘A’ Grade in 2009. The HRD Ministry’s Panel Report (2010) on Deemed Universities has graded Amrita in Category ‘A’.
Qn.2. What are the job opportunities for this Programme?
The curriculum is designed to train students through a multidisciplinary approach by integrating technological advancements and the offered courses are in tune with international standards and as envisaged by Indian Council of Agriculture Research. At present, our Corporate and Industrial Relations Directorate is linking students with various industries and helping them with placements depending on industrial demands. Specifically, students get placement in government departments as Agricultural or Extension Officers and in banks as Agricultural Development Officers. In addition, students are eligible to apply for any jobs where a general science degree/agriculture is set as eligibility condition. For example, students can apply for Indian Civil Service examination after securing a degree in Agricultural Science.
Qn.3. At the time of counseling, is the presence of candidate compulsory?
Yes, the candidate along with his parent or guardian shall be present at the counseling desk.
Qn.4. At the time of counseling, is it enough if I produce Photostat copies of my certificates?
Sorry. Original certificates are to be produced.
Qn.5. If I do not receive call letter in time to attend the counseling, what can I do?
The rank list and counseling schedule will be published in the university website. Candidates who do not get the intimation letter shall check the website and if their rank is included for counseling, they may attend the counseling on the specified date with all their original certificates as specified. Moreover they may contact the university office in this regard before the date of counseling.
Qn.6. Eligibility & Criteria:
A pass in 10 + 2 (Class XII) or its equivalent examination with minimum 60% aggregate of marks in Biology, Physics and Chemistry and with not less than 55% in each of these three subjects
Qn.7. Is there an entrance exam for UG Programmes?
Yes, Admissions to Agriculture Programmes are based on the rank secured in Amrita entrance exam.