CMAFFU 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility

CMAFFU or Common Admission to Master’s and Doctoral Programmes exam is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Government of Karnataka. It offers candidates with Doctoral and postgraduate degrees in the farm-related discipline. For getting admission into these courses the candidate has to go through an entrance examination. In this article, we will discuss CMAFFU 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, etc.

CMAFFU 2024 Important Dates

For PG 

CMAFFU 2024 Dates (Tentative)
Commencement of online application2nd week of September 2024
Last date to submit the application formOctober 2023
Last date to pay the application fees3rd week of October 2024
Downloading of Hall TicketOctober 2024
Exam DateMaster’s Degree4th week of November 2024
Doctoral DegreeNovember 2024
Answer KeyNovember 2024
Last Date of Uploading Scanned DocumentsMaster’s DegreeNovember 2024
Doctoral Degree
Announcement of Marks Scored by the CandidateDecember 2024
Physical Verification of Candidate’s Application and Relevant Documents  by the Authorized StaffMaster’s Degree2nd week of December 2024
Doctoral DegreeDecember 2024
Announcement of Merit List of the CandidateDecember 2024

For Doctoral

EventsDates (Tentative)
Available on Application FormFebruary 2024
Last Date of Application FormMarch 2024
Last date to pay the application feeMarch 2024

CMAFFU Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of CMAFFU is as follows-

  • The candidate must be a cCMAFFUzen of India along with a domicile of Karnataka

Education Qualification

The education qualification of the candidates depends on the courses. The following are the educational qualification required by the candidates-

For Postgraduate Course

Candidates should have completed their graduation degree with at least 45% marks and 40% for those who belong to SC and ST categories

For Doctoral Course

Candidates should have done Post graduate with 45% minimum marks in total from a recognized university

CMAFFU Participating Universities

The following are the list of participating universities in CMAFFU-

  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Bagalkot
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Shivamogga

CMAFFU Courses Offered

The following are the list of courses offered in CMAFFU-

  • M.H. Sc. in Food Science and Nutrition
  • M.H. Sc. in Family Resource Management
  • 23 M.H. Sc. in Extension and Communication Management
  • M.H. Sc. in Human Development and Family
  • M.H. Sc. in Textile and Apparel Designing
  • M.Sc. (For.)
  • M.Sc.(Hort.)
  • M.Sc. (Agri.)

CMAFFU Admission Process

The Application form of CMAFFU can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

  • Visit the official website of the Karnataka CMAFFU-
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Karnataka CET
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for Karnataka CMAFFU Admission

The following are the list of documents required for Karnataka CMAFFU Admission-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee for the CMAFFU entrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBCRs. 500/-
SC/ST/WomenRs. 250/-

CMAFFU Syllabus


  • Diversity of Living Organisms
  • Cell: Structure and Function
  • Plant Physiology
  • Human Physiology
  • Reproduction
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Applications
  • Ecology and Environment

Physics Syllabus

  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  • Oscillations and Waves

Chemistry Syllabus

  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions
  • Hydrogen
  • S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals )
  • Some p-Block Elements
  • Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Algebra
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus

CMAFFU Examination Pattern

The Mode of the exam is Offline pen and paper-based. A total of 320 minutes will be provided and the candidate has to solve 240 questions. For each correct answer, the candidate will be awarded 1 mark and there are no negative marks. The following are the examination pattern of CMAFFU-

Total Marks180

CMAFFU 2024 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document without which you will not be allowed to participate in the examination. You can download the admit card of CMAFFU on the official website for 2024.

CMAFFU 2024 Exam Result

The examination result of the CMAFFU will be released after 2-3 weeks of examination. You can find the exam result on the official website of the CMAFFU.

CMAFFU Counselling

A counseling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. Based on the merit list, the candidates will be offered different colleges to choose from. You can choose the colleges based on your liking, fees, location, etc. when appearing for the counseling session of a particular college, the candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counseling session-

  • 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions

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