Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University PG Diploma Admissions – 2014



Last date for receipt of Applications: 16-06-2014

The Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University (formerly Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University) established during 1964 is responsible for education, research and extension in Agriculture and allied fields in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The University imparts instruction leading to the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree & Diploma courses in Agriculture, Home Science and allied fields at its respective constituent Colleges at Rajendranagar, Bapatla, Tirupati, Mahanandi, Naira, Hyderabad.

Location and Number of Seats

The following P.G. Diploma courses are offered in the Departments:

S. No. Courses No. of seats Department Offered at
i) Nutritional Therapy 10 Foods & Nutrition P.G. & RC.(H.Sc), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 30
ii) Food Analysis & Quality Control 10
iii) Event Management 20 Resource Management & Consumer Sciences C.H.Sc., Saifabad, Hyderabad – 04.

Qualifications for admission: Candidates seeking admission into P.G. Diploma courses must have passed the following Bachelor’s Degree examinations.

Course Required Qualification Selection Process
i) Nutritional Therapy B.Sc. Home Science / Nursing / Nutrition as optional subject. The selection of the candidates shall be based on the merit marks secured in the qualifying examinations. Intimations shall be sent by post to the selected candidates. The list will be displayed in the Univ. website.
ii) Food Analysis & Quality Control B.Sc. (H.Sc.) / Nutrition as one of the subjects / B.Sc.(Ag.) / B.Sc. (Horticulture) / B.Sc or B.Tech (Food Sci. & Technology).
iii) Event Management Male and Female any Graduate from Art / Science / Commerce background with good communication skills. Screening through Entrance test and interview at department level.

50 percent cut-off marks in Entrance test (Multiple Choice questions related to general awareness on management of resources and consumer behaviour).

Intimations shall be sent by post to the selected candidates. The list will be displayed in Univ. website.

Age: The upper age limit is 40 years as on 1st July of the year of the admission.

Reservation for S.C.,S.T., and B.C. candidates: 15%, 6% and 29% of the seats in each course shall be reserved for the candidates belonging to SCs, STs and BCs respectively.

Applications duly filled in together with all the prescribed certificates should be sent to “THE REGISTRAR, ACHARYA N.G. RANGA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, RAJENDRANAGAR, HYDERABAD-500 030” so as to reach on or before the date specified in the notification. Applications received after the due date will not be entertained. Postal delays will not be condoned. Hence, candidates are advised to send the applications well in advance. Those already employed shall send their applications through their employers so as to reach the university before the last date prescribed. They may send advance copies of applications along with certificates to avoid delays in forwarding the applications by the employers.

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