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Programmes Offered

  • MBA (Agribusiness)

  • MBA

Programmes Objectives

  • To equip the students with required conceptual and interpersonal skills and social purpose for managerial functioning in the business world.
  • To inculcate entrepreneurial capabilities in the students to make them effective change agents.
  • To nurture in the students the capabilities of setting standards of excellence in their managerial responsibilities

 

Specialization Offered

MBA (Agribusiness)

  • Agricultural Marketing Management
  • Agri-business Financial Management
  • Farm Business Management
  • Human Resource Management

MBA

  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management

Reservation of Seats

Reservation of Seats

A. MBA (Agribusiness)

Admission to this Programme shall be open to all eligible persons subject to the reservation of seats as under:-

The ICAR quota (open for all) and HP Quota seats shall be filled up in the ratio of 25% and 75% respectively. The ICAR quota seats shall be filled up through an All India Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi on 11th June, 2017.  The HP Quota seats shall be filled up by the University in the following manner:-

  1. 22.5% of the seats shall be reserved for scheduled caste (15%) and scheduled tribe (7.5%) candidates. In case the candidates in either of the two categories are not available, the seat(s) will be interchangeable.
  2. In case the candidates as prescribed in (i) above are selected according to their position in the combined general merit list, they shall not be counted for covering the prescribed percentage of reservation. Further, if no candidate is available under these categories, the vacant seat(s) shall be filled from general category candidates.

B. MBA

            Admission against general seats shall be open to all the eligible persons subject to the reservation of seats as under.

    1. 75% of the seats shall be reserved for domiciles of Himachal Pradesh; and
    2. 25% of the total seats are open to all at national level.

Note:  

  1. 22.5% of the seats in categories (a) & (b) above shall be reserved for Scheduled Caste (15%) and Scheduled Tribe (7.5%) candidates. In case the candidates in either of the two categories are not available, the seat(s) will be interchangeable.
  2. In case the candidates as prescribed in (a) & (b) above are selected according to their position in the combined general merit list, they shall not be counted for covering the prescribed percentage of reservation. Further, if no candidate is available under these categories, the vacant seat(s) shall be filled from general category candidates.            

Besides, 3% seats under HP quota in both the degree programmes (MBA Agribusiness Programme and MBA Programme) shall be reserved for the persons with disability having permanent disability of not less than 40% (low vision, hearing impairment, locomotor disability or cerebral palsy), whosoever is found suitable by the Admission Committee provided the candidate is otherwise fit for admission. These seats will be over and above the intake capacity and will remain vacant in case of non-availability of suitable candidates in this category.

 


Minimum Qualification

  • MBA (Agribusiness): B Sc Horticulture/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Agricultural Engineering/B V Sc/Graduate in other allied subjects with 4-year degree Programmewith an OGPA of 5.50/10.00 (5.00/10.00 in case of SC/ST category candidates) or its equivalent under course credit system or with a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST category candidates) under annual system from a recognized University or degree from a foreign University with atleast 'B' grade or its equivalent.
  • MBA: Graduate in any disciplinewith a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST category candidates) under annual system or with an OGPA of 5.50/10.00 (5.00/10.00 in case of SC/ST category candidates) or its equivalent under course credit system from a recognized University or degree from a foreign University with atleast 'B' grade or its equivalent

Admission Procedure

(A) Written Test

All the eligible applicants seeking admission for normal as well as self-financing seats are required to appear in HP-CMAT to be conducted by Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.

(B) Group Discussion and Personal Interview

Group Discussion and Personal Interview in respect of the shortlisted candidates, including those applying for self-financing seats, will be held on 31st July, 2017 and 1st August, 2017 at 11.00 AM in the College of Horticulture. Candidates are required to produce original certificates for verification as specified.

The final selection will be based on the candidate’s overall performance in the written test (HP-CMAT), group discussion &personal interview and academic record as perweightagegiven below:-

Sr. No.

Particulars

Weightage

1.

Written Test (HP-CMAT)

80

2.

Group Discussion

10

3.

Personal Interview

10

Total

100

Besides HP-CMAT, it is compulsory for all the candidates to appear in group discussion as well as in personal interview. While determining the merit, the following percentage of marks shall be added to the result of those who have distinguished themselves in sports and games recognized by the Indian Olympic Association/ Association of Indian Universities and for significant participation in NCC and co-curricular activities:-

 

A.

Sports/ Games

 

i.

Sportsperson(s) who have represented India in any International Competition like Olympic games/ World Championship and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position.

5%

ii.

Sportsperson(s) who have represented India in any International Competition like Olympic games/ World Championship.

4%

iii.

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State in a National Competition and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position conducted by Statutory Sports Bodies (SAI, IOA, National Sports Federation).

OR

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State School Teams in the National Sports/ Games for School conducted by the All India School Games Federation and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position.

3%

iv.

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State in a National Competition.

OR

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State School Teams in the National Sports/ Games for School conducted by the All India School Games Federation.

2%

v.

Sportsperson(s) who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position by representing their University in the Inter-university Competition conducted by the Inter-University Sports Board/ ICAR.

OR

Sportsperson(s) who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position at the State Sports/ Games organized by the State Government.

2%

vi.

Sportsperson(s) who have represented their University in the Inter-University tournament conducted by the Inter University Sports Board/ ICAR.

1%

vii.

Sportsperson(s) who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position at the University Level/ District Level organized by Statutory Sports body of the State.

1%

B.

NCC

 

i.

Having “C” Certificate and participated in the National Republic Day Parade.

3%

ii.

Having “C” Certificate only or participated in the National Republic Day Parade.

2%

C.

Scouting

 

i.

Having participated Jamboree organized by Government of India at National Level and having certificate of appreciation from the President of India. 

3%

ii.

Participated in Jamboree in the State/ Government of India.

2%

D.

NSS

 

i.

Participated in the National Integration Camps or Camp organized by the Government of India outside the State.

2%

ii.

Participated in National Integration Camp organized by the Government of India.

1%

E.

Cultural Activities

 

i.

Participated at International Level and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd Position organized/sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India.

5%

ii.

Participated at International Level organized/sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India.

4%

iii.

Participated at National Level organized/sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position.

3%

iv.

Participated at National Level organized/sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India.

2%

v.

1st, 2nd or 3rd Position at the Inter-University Level/ State Level/ ICAR Youth Festival organized by the Concerned State Government/Department.

2%

vi.

Participated at the State level organized by the concerned State Government Department.

1%

 


Note: For further details see the prospectus and contact:

The Registrar
Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry,
Nauni, Solan (HP), 173230