JET Agriculture

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JET Agriculture

JET Agriculture is a national-level entrance exam for offering admission to agriculture courses. This entrance exam is conducted by Agriculture University, Kota. A number of agricultural colleges and universities offer admission on the basis of JET scores for courses in disciplines like – Agriculture, Horticulture, Home Science and Fisheries Science. The entrance exam is conducted in a pen-paper based test mode. Know more about JET Agriculture exam, its syllabus, eligibility and more through this blog.

Features Details
Exam  Joint Entrance Test for Agriculture
Conducting Authority Agriculture University, Kota
Mode of the examination Pen Paper Based Test
Frequency of exam Once a Year
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Seats Intake More than 600
Courses offered BSc, BFSc
Exam Date July 11, 2021

Important Dates

Application Form Release March 24th – June 11th , 2021
Exam Date July 11th, 2021
Admit Card Release July 05th, 2021
Result Declaration July 30th, 2021

Courses Available Through OPEN MAT

Through JET Agriculture, students are eligible for admission to a list of courses offered by a number of universities. We have listed the courses below :

  1. BSc Agriculture
  2. BSc Forestry
  3. BSc Horticulture
  4. BTech Dairy Technology
  5. BTech Food Technology
  6. BSc Food Nutrition and Dietetics 
  7. BSc Community Science
  8. BFSc 

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for candidates who wish to apply for the JET Agriculture as prescribed by the conducting authority is mentioned below :

  • Students must have completed class 12th qualifying examination conducted by Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education or equivalent board.
  • Only those candidates are offered admission who are residents of the state and have studied continuously for the past three years before qualifying examination from schools located in Rajasthan state(except for reserved seats). 
  • Students must have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination if belonging to unreserved categories
  • For students belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ MBC/ EWS category, they must have secured at least 45% marks.
  • There is no minimum age limit specified, however, the candidate must be more than 25 years as of 2021 admission time. 
  • Students must have had a combination of the following subjects in the Science/Agriculture stream i.e.

Documents Needed for JET Agriculture

Before registering for the exam, all applicants must ensure that they have the following documentation and details available. Candidates shall have the following records on them:

  • Scanned most recent photographs (sizes ranging from 10 kb to 200 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only.
  • Scanned signature (size 4 kb to 30 kb) only in JPG/JPEG format
  • Aadhaar number, Election card, Passport number/ Ration card number/ PAN number, or some other identification evidence from the government
  • Mobile phone number and email address
  • Bank details for fee payment
  • Mark sheets for details

How to Apply for JET Agriculture

We have described below the detailed procedure that students are required to follow for applying for JET Agriculture:

  • Registration: Aspirants must log on to the official website and Apply Online. Fill in the required details to get a unique id and password to go further with the application process.
  • Submit Application Form:  After successful registration, aspirants must fill the application form with accurate and necessary information the form asks for. The application form is divided into three sections – Personal Details, Qualification of Details and Successfully uploading documents. 
  • Application Fees: The final step would be the payment of application fees to successfully complete the form.

Application Fees

The application fees for JET Agriculture can be paid in the online mode – credit card/debit card and net banking. The application fees for each category has been given here –

  1. General – INR 2800
  2. SC/ST/SAP – INR 1400

JET Agriculture Paper Pattern

Type of Questions MCQ based
Marking Scheme  +4 – Correct Answer-1 – Incorrect Answer
Total Marks 480
Total Questions 120

JET Agriculture Paper Sections

The JET Agriculture paper is divided into sections with a number of questions being asked from each. We have listed the sectional breakdown below –

  • Agriculture – 40 questions
  • Biology – 40 questions
  • Chemistry –  40 questions
  • Physics – 40 questions
  • Mathematics – 40 questions

JET Agriculture 2020 Question Paper

Courtesy: Innovative WIFI Study

Marking Scheme

Particulars Details
Marking Scheme Four marks for each correct answer will be awarded
Negative Marking One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Exam Day Guidelines – JET Agriculture

Students must follow the exam day guidelines as given in the admit card or specified at the time of applying. 

  • Aspirants should carry their admit card and it should not be in the digital or scanned format.
  • Aspirants must reach the exam centre an hour before the exam to avoid any delay.
  • Aspirants are not allowed to carry any electronic devices to the exam venue.
  • Aspirants must carry a photo identity proof along with the admit card which could be any of these – Aadhar Card, Passport, Pan Card, Voter ID Card , Driver’s License 

How to Check the Result?

Candidates will be able to see their results by logging in with their login information, including their registration number, birth date, and protection pin. After reviewing the result, candidates can download and print their result.

Can the form be filled in an offline mode?

No, the form cannot be filled in an offline mode.

When will the results be declared ?

The results are likely to be declared in the last week of July.

When is the exam going to be held?

The exam will be conducted on 11th July.

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