GBPUAT 2020: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling, Admission

Exam Date : June 6, 2020 To June 7, 2020
Result Date : June 15, 2020

With the aim of creating an agricultural university in India, the Government of India in collaboration with various Universities in U.S.A established the UP Agricultural University. It was the first agricultural university in India and later it was renamed as Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology to honour Pt.Govind Ballabh Pant.

The university now offers courses in B.Tech. Programmes, Master’s programme in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Masters’ programmes in MBA/ MBA (Agribusiness) and MCA.

The Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT) conducts the Pantnagar University entrance exam and selects the students based on merit.

Latest Update: The last date to apply for GBPUAT has been extended up to June 15, 2020 from May 25, 2020, due to the lockdown issued to prevent the health concerns posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Exam

GBPUAT 2020 Exam Date

GBPUAT Entrance Exam will be held from June 6, 2020 to June 7, 2020. Check all other related dates below. 

Remember all the dates provided below are tentative and may be changed. The exact dates will be updated once the official notification is released.

GBPUAT Application Form Dates

Registration dates for GBPUAT application form 2020 (पंतनगर यूनिवर्सिटी फॉर्म 2020) for different streams are compiled in the table below. Dates for registration for UG, Masters, MCA and Ph.D programmes are different and similarly, dates of registration for M.Tech and for sponsored candidates for Masters, M.Tech and Ph.D are different.

GBPUAT Registration Dates
Events Dates
Registration for UG, Masters, MCA and PhD programmes March 1, 2020 to June 15, 2020
Last date to take a printout of Application Forms for the UG, Masters, MCA and PhD programmes June 25, 2020
Registration for M.Tech programme & Sponsored candidates for Masters’, M.Tech. and PhD programmes April 1, 2020 to June 15, 2020
Last date to take a printout of Application Forms for the M.Tech programme & Sponsored candidates for Masters’, M.Tech. and PhD programmes June 25, 2020

GBPUAT 2020 Important Dates

After GBPUAT 2020 registration is done, you should know important dates thereafter such as admit card release date, exam date etc.

GBPUAT Exam Dates 2020
Events Dates
Admit Card Download May 21, 2020
Entrance Exam date for Ph.D. and Masters June 6, 2020 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Entrance Exam for Undergraduate and M.C.A June 7, 2020 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Result Declaration On or before June 15, 2020

GBPUAT Admission/ Counselling Dates

Counselling for GBPUAT will be taking place on the following dates. Please take a look.

GBPUAT Counselling Dates
Events Dates
UG Admission Process 24 to 28 July, 2020
MCA & M.Tech Counselling 28 to 29 July, 2020
Admission for Master's Courses 29 to 31 July, 2020
PhD courses 31 July 2019 to 1 August, 2020

Second Counselling Dates

GBPUAT 2nd Counselling Dates
Events Dates
UG Admission Process To be announced
Masters, MCA & M.Tech Counselling To be announced

GBPUAT 2020 Application Form

Interested candidates can apply for the exam in online mode. After applying for the exam one has to pay the application fee. The cost for GBPUAT / Pantnagar application form 2020 (पंतनगर यूनिवर्सिटी फॉर्म 2020) is INR 1200/- for General Category and OBC candidates. It is INR 600/- for SC, ST and PH (Physically Handicapped) candidates.

Candidates can use any of these methods to pay the GBPUAT application fee.

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking

During the admission process, one has to submit the following documents. So have a look at the list given below for reference.

  • A print out of the confirmation page of the application form.
  • One copy of the online application fee receipt.
  • A self-attested copy of category certificate (if applicable)
  • A self-attested copy of the certificate/mark sheet of the qualifying examination.

Apply for GBPUAT 2020 exam here

GBPUAT 2020 Eligibility

Depending on the course the eligibility criteria varies. It is important to know about the eligibility criteria of the courses, to apply for the accepted exam.

Course Accepted Exam
Master‟s programme in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology JNU New Delhi Entrance Exam
PhD programmes in Agronomy and Plant Pathology ICAR
MBA/ MBA (Agribusiness) CAT/CMAT

The exam conducted by J.N.U., New Delhi is the eligibility entrance test for the Master‟s programme in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Interested candidates must visit the J.N.U., New Delhi official website for application forms.

Candidates from other states who aspire to pursue PhD programmes in Agronomy and Plant Pathology must take ICAR entrance exam.

For admission into Masters‟ programmes in MBA/ MBA (Agribusiness), candidates have to take CAT or CMAT exam. Further, there may be rounds like Group Discussion and interview for selection.

The admission into M.Tech Programs will be made through GATE exam. Depending on the specialisation the student aspires to study he or she must choose the subject in GATE exam.

All Vacant seats will be filled based on OGPA/percentage (%) of marks of B.Tech. The candidate should have secured at least a minimum OGPA of not less than 6.000/10.000 or 3.000/5.000. In terms of percentage of marks, a candidate must have scored at least 55% marks in aggregate.

The minimum qualification needed for each and every course is provided in the official notification. Check below.

GBPUAT 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for the Pant University Entrance Exam is given below. The data is for the exam that is intended to admit students in UG programs.

Based on the subject, the syllabus has been framed. The syllabus or the topics covered in Mathematics is given below.

  • ALGEBRA: Elements of set theory, Relations and Functions, Mathematical induction, Number System, Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions, quadratic equations, partial fractions, permutations and combinations, Binomial Theorem, Exponential and logarithmic series, Matrices and determinants, solution of simultaneous algebraic equations.
  • PROBABILITY: Definition, dependent and independent events, problems based on addition and multiplication theorems of probability.
  • TRIGONOMETRY: Trigonometry functions, Periodic functions, identities, Trigonometric equation, solution of triangles, height and distance, inverse trigonometric functions, complex number, De-Moiver‟s Theorem.
  • COORDINATE GEOMETRY: Elementary Coordinate Geometry, Straight lines, Family of straight lines, circles, sections of a cone, Equations of Conic sections-parabola, ellipse and hyperbola in standard form.
  • CALCULUS: Functions, limits and continuity, differentiation, simple cases, functions of a function, tangents and normals, simple maxima and minima. Integration of simple functions by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integrals, differential equations.
  • VECTOR: Position vectors, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products of two and three vectors.
  • DYNAMICS: Velocity, acceleration, composition and resolution of velocity and acceleration, laws of motion, work, power and energy, motion under gravity and projectiles, principles of conservation of momentum and energy. Direct impact on smooth bodies.
  • STATICS: Composition and Resolution of coplanar and parallel forces, moments and couples, resultant of set of co-planar forces and conditions of equilibrium, determination of centroids in simple cases and frictions.

You can check the syllabus of other subjects here in the official syllabus below.

GBPUAT 2020 Admit Card

After completing the registration process candidates will be able to download the admit card. The admit card is expected to be released on May 21, 2020. It is an important document that one has to carry to the exam centre. Without the admit card no one will be allowed inside the exam hall.

Remember candidates have to download the admit card on the official website, it will not be sent to anyone by post. On the admit card details like the name of the candidate, exam centre location will be present.

GBPUAT 2020 Result

Candidates can expect the GBPUAT Results on June 15, 2020. Only based on the result a student will get admission. To access the result a candidate has to visit the official website and log in using the enrolment id.

After the declaration of the results, the conducting authority will release a merit list of all the selected candidates for the counselling.

GBPUAT 2020 Admission/Counselling

Only the eligible and selected candidates must appear for the GBPUAT admission rounds. The merit score and rank of the candidates will be taken into consideration for pantnagar university admission 2020.

For the counselling process, the candidates have to bring the original documents and those documents will be verified.

GB PANT Entrance Exam Cutoff Marks 2018

Students who cross the cutoff mark will be called for the counselling process. The tables below show the cutoff mark of GBPUAT Entrance Exam 2018.

First Counselling

Courses General OBC SC ST
B.V.S.V & A.H 115 286 801 650
B.Sc. Ag. 377 529 1434 1030
B.Sc (Fisheries) 488 686 2041 1330
B.Sc (Community Science) 935 1432 3243 3209
Food Tech 533 660 2036 1795

Second Counselling

Courses General OBC SC ST
B.V.S.V & A.H - - - 891
B.Sc. Ag. 400 - 1693 1172
B.Sc (Fisheries) 612 1208 2011 -
B.Sc (Community Science) 1067 1964 2976 3591
Food Tech 549 1014 - -


Postal Address: G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand - 263145.

Fax: 05944-233473

Phone: 05944-233349/50

Email: [email protected]

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Frequently Asked Questions

The application fee for GBPUAT is INR 1200/- for General candidates and INR 600/- for SC/ST/PH candidates.

The selection process is different for different courses offered. But for UG courses, the selection process is purely based on merit.

The application form for UG courses under GBPUAT was released in the month of April/May 2020.

The last date to submit the GBPUAT application form will be June 15, 2020.

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