Courses offered

Courses
Duration
In-take
UG
B.Tech (Ag. Engg)
B.Tech (Food Engg)
4 yr
4 yr
40
30
PG
M.Tech (Ag. Engg.)
1.Farm Power& Machinery
2.Agricultural Processing & Food Engg
3.Soil & Water Engg

2 yr
2 yr
2 yr

5
5
5
PhD
Ph.D(Ag.Engg)
1.Farm Power& Machinery
2.Agricultural Processing & Food Engg
3.Soil & Water Engg

3 yr
3 yr
3 yr

1
1
1

Academic programmes and curricula

Academic Administration

The Head of a faculty is the Dean who, as per the KAU Act, is one of the Officers of the University and is appointed by direct recruitment for a period of five years. The Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology is also the head of KCAET. The details of the Academic Programmes are available in the KAU Academic Handbook.

Detailed Syllabus

Academic programmes at a glance

Programmes offered
with duration
1. B.Tech (Ag. Engg), 4 yr
2. B.Tech (Food Engg), 4 yr
3. M.Tech (Ag.Engg) 2yr
a. Farm Power& Machinery
b. Agricultural Processing & Food Engg,
c. Soil & Water Engg,
4. Ph.D(Ag. Engg) 3 yr.
a. Farm Power& Machinery
b. Agricultural Processing & Food Engg.
c. Soil & Water Engg.
Eligibility for admission
1. B.Tech (Ag.Engg)
Plus two with mathematics, physics and chemistry
with a minimum of 50% marks.
2. B.Tech (Food Engg)
Plus two with mathematics, physics and chemistry
with a minimum of 50% marks.
3. M.Tech (Ag. Engg)
B.Tech(Agricultural Engineering) with OGPA 7.0/10
4. Ph.D
M.Tech in Agricultural Engg with OGPA 7.0/10
Mode of admission
1. B.Tech (Ag. Engg)
Rank list for admission is prepared by the State
Entrance Examination Commissioner by conducting
an entrance test.10% seats are filled by ICAR.
2. B.Tech (Food Engg)
Rank list for admission is prepared by the State
Entrance Commissioner by conduction an entrance test.
3. M.Tech (Ag. Engg)
Rank list for admission is prepared based on entrance
test conducted by KAU.
4.Ph.D(Ag. Engg)
Interview
Academic regulations
(Minimum requirement of marks to pass)
B.Tech (Ag. Engg) &B.Tech (Food Engg)
4.0/10 separate minimum in both practical and theory
5.0/10 combined GP for a course
5.5/10 OGPA for the completion of the programme.
M.Tech (Ag. Engg)
5.0/10 separate minimum in both practical and theory
6.0/10 combined minimum for a course
7.0/10 OGPA for the completion of the programme
Evaluation & grading
B.Tech (Ag.Engg) & B.Tech (Food Engg)
20% internal and 80% external for theory credit
100% internal for practical credit and 0% external
M.Tech (Ag Engg)
100% internal (for theory and practical credit)
Collaborative programmes
Students are taken to other educational institutions, field, factory, etc for practical oriented learning
Basis for starting and
closing of educational
institutions, programmes,
centres and departments
Only Government of Kerala holidays are applicable to College / Departments.
Accomplishment & challenges
About 25% of the students get admission for PG programmes in IITs or in SAUs.

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