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MCAER CET 2017 Common Entrance Test : Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education & Research

Organisation : Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research (MCAER) Pune
Entrance Exam : Common Entrance Test CET-2017
Date of Examination : 26-03-2017 to 29-03-2017

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Directions have been given by the MCAER vide its Resolution No. 23/75/2008 dt. 27th March, 2008 to conduct the Common Entrance Test (CET) through the Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board (MAUEB), Pune for admission to various Post Graduate Programmes in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) in Maharashtra.

The eligibility for admission and the CET has been given in the subsequent sections. Admission will be given on the basis of merit formulated by considering weightage of 70 per cent of the CET score and 30 per cent of the CGPA of the student.

Other weightages if any and the reservations as per guidelines of the State Government will also be considered. The details regarding these are to be seen in the “Admission Prospectus 2017-18” to be published by the MCAER.

Eligibility for CET :
Only the students possessing the required qualifying degree as per the eligibility as laid down in the Table under point No. 2 or those students who have appeared for the final degree examination for the Academic year 2016-17 are eligible to appear for the CET 2017. A student is eligible to take as many CETs as per his / her eligibility for admission to a PG programme.

For example, a student of B.Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology) can appear for CETs for M.Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology), M.Sc. (Agri.) and M.B.A. (Agri.).

However, he / she will have to submit only one application form (printout of online application) along with only one challan common towards examination fees @ fixed rate for each CET and with only one set of necessary enclosures as mentioned in “Instructions for filling the application form”.

In such cases the student will have to indicate other / additional options of subject streams (As per eligibility) in which CET is to be given.

Examination Fees :
A candidate will have to pay the examination fees through using State Bank of India collect link which is available on, after submitting online application form you should take acknowledgment. Required fee is printed on your acknowledgment.

Student should follow the instructions given on acknowledgment, No separate challan is required for each CET. The student wishes to appear for more than one CET, acknowledgment indicates the Exam Fees that will be in the multiple of no. of CETs the student has applied for.

The examination fees per CET to be paid through challan will be as follows:
1. Students belonging to Open category : Rs. 600/- per CET
2. Students belonging to Reserved category : Rs. 300/- per CET
3. Students belonging to Other States : Rs. 600/- per CET

Candidates are required to take help of the following instructions for filling the online application form.

Please note that if the candidates commit any mistake in filling the online Application Form, it can not be corrected by this office. The Board will have no responsibility of any kind for such forms. In such cases, the candidate will not have any right to claim the refund of examination fees. Keep a photocopy of the printout of online application form for future correspondence if any.

i) Satisfy yourself about the eligibility requirements for appearing in the examination.
ii) Applicants should have a valid Email ID and Mobile Number.
iii) Before filling Online Application Form download Information Bulletin of PG-CET- 2017 and read the same carefully.
iv) The applicants must possess the required criteria and education qualification as mentioned in the Information Bulletin of PG- CET- 2017.

v) Fill the Online Application Form carefully and upload scanned photograph and signature (Size of Photograph and Signature should not be greater than 35KB, 30KB respectively). Please remember the password given by you. It is important for further Login.

vi) There is provision to make changes in the Online Application Form, before click on Submit Button. Candidate should verify the correctness of entries made in Online Application Form. There is no provision to make changes in the Online Application Form ones Submit Button clicked.

vii) After submitting Online Application Form, candidate should take printout of Acknowledgement.
viii) Required fee is printed on Acknowledgement.
ix) Pay the fee through online payment facility using State bank of India collect link which is available on after one working day of filling online Application Form.
x) Payment can be done through various options, State Bank ATM-cum-Debit Card / SBI Branches (Cash/Transfer) /Other Bank’s Debit Card and Credit Card / NEFT/RTS/GRPT through Branch/Internet Banking of other Banks / Online GRPT through INB/ATM Card of our Associate Banks / Mobile Banking and Self Service Kiosk.

xi) For Online Payment facility Link is available on
xii) Please Note Applicable Bank Charges plus taxes if any will be recovered at the time of payment.

Important Dates :
a) Date of Notification : 01.12.2016
b) Last date of Submission online Applications : 31.12.2016
c) Last date of payment of fees through SBI collect : 05.01.2017
d) Date of Display of eligible candidates list : 15.01.2017
e) Date of Grievances for Student : 16.01.2017 to 25.01.2017
f) Date of Display of final eligible candidates list : 31.01.2017
g) Date of Online Admit Cards* : 10.03.2017

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  1. I am studying in lovely professional university(UGC recognized) I am from Andhra Pradesh. Am I eligible for this test?

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