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Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth (DBSKKV) Admission 2025: UG & PG Admissions, Application Process

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Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth formerly known as Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth is an Agricultural University established on 18th May 1972 and it is situated at Dapali in Ratnagiri district of the Indian State of Maharashtra. The institution changed its name to its present title on February 12, 2000.

Around 1500 students are admitted annually to the 19 distinct constituent and connected colleges in the Konkan region, which provide undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programs. Ratnagiri District has the highest number of colleges among these 19, with 10, followed by Sindhudurg with 4, Raigad with 3, and Thane district with 2. Based on merit and entrance exam scores, the university offers admittance to a range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programs (MHT-CET).

The University has won 32 awards in total from various organizations for various projects and services in the agricultural sector. Among the top honors are those from the “College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, Michigan,” “Madrid University of Spain,” and “CIFCOT, Mumbai.”

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The university was granted the Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s Best Institute Award in 1997. Rice, horticultural crops, fish, post-harvest technology, reclamation of Kharland, soil and water conservation, soil management, and animal production are the main areas of research at the university.

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth 2025 Quick Facts

  • Research programs financed by the State and Central Government are carrying out the research at the Mail campus and the university’s other sixteen research sites.
  • Twenty agricultural equipment and instruments that are appropriate for various farming scenarios and Konkan use cases have been developed by the university.
  • Among the most recent research initiatives are the Network Project on Organic Farming and the Development of Spices and Aromatic Plants with the Purpose of Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH).
  • Ninety-nine field, fruit, vegetable, tuber, and spice crop varieties—25 enhanced and five hybrid rice varieties—have been produced by the institution.
  • The university has signed MOUs with a number of national and international institutes in the public and private sectors for collaborative research on issues and solutions.
  • The university regularly organizes a variety of extension programs, including field tours, demonstrations, input supply, reforestation, farm and home visits, etc.
  • Through extension education, tested technologies are proven locally.
  • According to UniRank, the university is ranked 8334th in the world and 415th in the nation.
  • In the 2018–19 fiscal year, 148 individuals were awarded fellowships under different schemes.

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth 2025 Rankings

  • The University has been ranked 119th place under State Agricultural Universities.
  • ICAR (INDIAN COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH) has ranked the university at 51st place as per the 2020 released ranking.
  • EduRank has also ranked the university:
  1. 8252 out of 14,160 in the world ranking
  2. 3103 out of 5,829 in Asia
  3. 420 out of 876 in India
  4. 36 out of 53 in Maharashtra
  • According to Ranking Web of Universities, the university has secured below places based on different parameters:
  1. 12963rd place in the world ranking
  2. 5038th place in Continental ranking
  3. 961st place in the Country rank
  4. 11076th place in Impact
  5. 6492nd place in openness
  6. 6650th place in Excellence

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth 2025 Courses & Fee

The university provides 8 UG, 7 PG, and 3 Doctoral Programs through various constituent and affiliated colleges.

Programs Program Details Selection Basis
B.Sc. (Hons.) Duration: 4-year
Eligibility: (10+2) with PCM/PCB
Specializations: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Community Science
On the basis of merit in the last qualifying exam & Common Entrance exam: MHT-CET/JEE/AIEEA-UGC
B. Tech Duration: 4-year
Eligibility: Passed with science stream (10+2) from Maharashtra state board of higher education or equivalent exam with PCM & English.
Specializations: Agriculture Engineering, Bio-Technology, Food Technology
On the basis of merit in the last qualifying exam & Common Entrance exam: MHT-CET/JEE/AIEEA-UGC
B. F. Sc. Duration: 4-year
Eligibility: Passed with science stream (10+2) from Maharashtra state board of higher education or equivalent exam with50% aggregate in PCM & Math’s as the main subject
Specializations: Aquaculture, Fish extension education, Fisheries Hydrology, Fisheries Technology
On the basis of merit in the last qualifying exam & Common Entrance exam: MHT-CET/JEE/AIEEA-UGC
B.Sc Duration: 4-year
Eligibility: Passed with science stream (10+2) from Maharashtra state board of higher education or equivalent exam with50% aggregate in PCMB & English as the main subject, Students who don’t have offered math need to complete deficiency courses as suggested by the concerned university.
Specializations: Agronomy, Agriculture Botany, Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science
On the basis of merit in the last qualifying exam & Common Entrance exam: MHT-CET/JEE/AIEEA-UGC organized by the competent authority.
M. Tech Duration: 2-year
Eligibility: B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering) from any recognized university/institution/college. Candidate must be qualified in CET organized by MAUEB, Pune. The score must be 5.5 CGPA. 25% seats will be filled by CET (Common entrance test)
Specializations: Agricultural Engineering Process, Electrical & other energy resources, Farm Power and Machinery, Farm Structures, Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, Soil & Water conservation
CET Score
M. Sc. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduation in B. Sc. (Agriculture)/ BBA(Agriculture)/ B. Sc. (BBM)/ B. Tech / B. Sc. (Horticulture)/ B. Sc. (Home Science) or 4-year equivalent degree from recognized university/college
Specializations: Agronomy, Agricultural Botany, Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Economics, Extension Education, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Agriculture Engineering, Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science, Biotechnology
M.F. Sc. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduation in B. F. Sc. or 4-year equivalent degree from recognized university/college
Specializations: Aquaculture, Aquatic Environment Management, Fish Processing Technology, Fisheries Engineering & Technology, Fisheries Resources & Management, Fish Nutrition & Seed Technology, Fish Bio-Technology, Fisheries Extension
PhD Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: PG in M. Tech (agriculture engineering) in concerned subjects from Maharashtra or any other agricultural university
Specializations: Agriculture Process Engineering, Electrical & Other energy resources, Farm Power & Machinery, Farm Structures, Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, Soil and water conservation, Fisheries Biology, Aquaculture, Fisheries Hydrography, Fisheries Technology, Fisheries Engineering, Fisheries-resources, Economics, Statistics & Extension Education, Agriculture
CET Score

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth Placements

Top companies where students at Konkan University are working or placed are:

The following companies are from Pune: SSOM International Foods, Sunico Agro, SATARA Maharashtra, Sahyadri Farms, Sindhu Agro Nursery, Symbiotic Sciences, The Professional Couriers, Kimaya Brewing Company, Laxmi Rubber Products Pvt. Ltd., Malpani’s Bakelite food processing Pvt. Ltd., Valum Pro Science Pvt. Ltd.

Placement Highlights

  • Students typically receive packages worth 5 lakhs, with the largest package valued at 8 lakhs.
  • 156 students have jobs thanks to University Placement Cell in the banking, private, and public sectors.

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth Scholarships

Students admitted to Constituents as well as Non-Grant Affiliated Colleges’ reserved seats are eligible to:

Bachelor’s Scholarships National Loan Scholarship
Maharashtra’s Merit-cum-means scholarship
Masters Scholarships National Loan Scholarship
Merit-cum–means Scholarship for SC and ST Students
Post-matric scholarship
Maharashtrian Government’s Merit cum-means Scholarship
PhD Scholarships & Fellowships GOI’s National Loan Scholarship
GOI’s Merit-cum-means scholarship for SC and ST students
Post-matric scholarship
Merit-cum-means scholarship (Government of Maharashtra)
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