Announcement for the BSc programmes lateral entry enrolment

Eligibility Criteria

The College’s past diploma graduates in Animal Husbandry, Forestry and, Food Inspection with overall aggregate mark of 50% and above can apply for the two-year nested BSc Degree in  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. There are 5 slots each for lateral entry.

Weighting for academic performance in Diploma

Academic Performance (%) % Points Academic Performance (%) % Points
>80 50 64 – 65.9 42
78 – 79.9 49 62 – 63.9 41
76 – 77.9 48 60 – 61.9 40
74 – 75.9 47 58 – 59.9 39
72 – 73.9 46 56 – 57.9 38
70 – 71.9 45 54 – 55.9 37
68 – 69.9 44 52 – 53.9 36
66 – 67.9 43 <52 35

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 25 November 2022 – 15 January 2023. The registration form can be availed from the CNR website. The duly filled form could be submitted online to Data Manager at

To download registration form Click Here.

Entrance examination

The Entrance Examinations will be conducted from 2 -4 February 2023, 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 1st February 2023.

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

Activity Date
Registration for entrance examinations 25 November 2022 – 15 January 2023
Verification of documents/ issue of Examination Card 1st February 2023
Entrance Examinations 2nd February – 4th February 2023
Declaration of results 20 February 2023

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Ugyen Thinley Ms. Drupchu Zangmo
Dean of Academic Affairs Data Manager
Phone: 17617941 17862636

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