2020 Admission in Nested B.Sc. Programmes in Agriculture, Animal Science, Forest Science and, Food Science and Technology

Eligibility Criteria

The College’s past diploma graduates in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry and, Food Inspection with overall aggregate mark of 50% and above can apply for the two-year nested BSc Degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, Forest Science and, Food Science and Technology.

Selection criteria

Selection will be based on combined aggregate of 50% each in the Diploma Program and in the Entrance Examination. Pass mark for all papers is 50%. Candidates must pass all the papers to be eligible for selection.  Candidates securing 50% and above in combined aggregate will be ranked for selection. 

Weighting for academic performance in Diploma

Academic Performance (%)% PointsAcademic Performance (%)% Points
>805064 – 65.942
78 – 79.94962 – 63.941
76 – 77.94860 – 61.940
74 – 75.94758 – 59.939
72 – 73.94656 – 57.938
70 – 71.94554 – 55.937
68 – 69.94452 – 53.936
66 – 67.943<5235

If an applicant is employed in the civil service, then the candidate has to fulfill all the requirements of the Royal Civil Service Commission pertaining to in-service training. 


Eligible and interested past CNR diploma graduates may register online for the entrance examinations. Registration is open from 21 December 2019 – 25 January 2020. The registration form can be availed from the CNR website (www.cnr.edu.bt). The duly filled form could be submitted online to Data Manager at drupchu@cnr.edu.bt

To download registration form Click Here.

Entrance examination

The Entrance Examinations will be conducted from 5 -7 February 2020, and will consist of three papers, namely, (i) English language, (ii) General Knowledge and General Science, and (iii) Technical paper. 

While the question papers will be moderated by the Program Board of Examiners, the answer sheets will be double marked by the internal and external evaluators identified by the college admission committee.

Candidates should report to the college for document verification on 4 February 2020. 

Document to be submitted

Applicants will have to submit the following documents at the time of Entrance Examination. Those failing to produce any of the documents listed below will not be allowed to appear the Entrance Examination.

  1. Diploma certificate (original).
  2. Diploma transcript/Mark sheet (original).
  3. One photocopy of Citizenship ID card.
  4. One passport size photograph.
  5. No objection certificate from the employer (if employed).
  6. Registration fee of Nu.1000.

Schedule of activities related to Entrance Examinations

Registration for entrance examinations20 December 2019 – 25January 2020 
Verification of documents/ issue of Examination Card4 February 2020
Entrance Examinations5 February – 7 February 2020
Declaration of results17 February 2020
Selected students report to college18 July 2020

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Tulsi GurungMs. Drupchu Zangmo
Dean of Academic AffairsData Manager
Email: Tgurung.cnr@rub.edu.bt drupchu@cnr.edu.bt 
Phone: 02 37625102 376249 (Ext. 2011)

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