RPVT or Rajasthan Pre-University Veterinary Test is being conducted by the Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner [RAJUVAS] every year. Candidates can apply for the examination through online mode. The application form will be available on the official site of RAJUVAS from the third week of April along with the prospectus. The application fee will be around Rs. 2000. However, the entire admission procedure has been stalled this year because of the sudden coronavirus outbreak [COVID-19] across the country.
RPVT examination will be conducted for three hours and the question paper will consist of three subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. A total of 180 objective type questions will be provided in the exam.
This year a total of 312 RPVT seats will be offered to 6 BVSc and AH colleges, which includes three constituent and three affiliated colleges in the state.
RPVT Seats 2020:
As per RAJUVAS, a total of 85% of sanctioned seats are reserved for Rajasthan domicile candidates. Amongst which, only 15% of seats are reserved for All India quota. The entire seat matrix is given below while divided into two categories - 1. RPVT seats for affiliated colleges and 2. RPVT seats for constituent colleges.
Meanwhile, a certain number of RPVT seats are reserved for various categories of candidates. A total of 79% seats are reserved for various candidates categories such as Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Class Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) and Non-Creamy Layer More Backward Class (MBC-NCL). The chart has been given in the following for the convenience of the candidates.
As per the government notification, nearly 25% reservation has been provided to the female candidates in the general category.
RPVT Seats 2020 - Reservation Criteria:
There are certain reservation criteria for the qualified candidates in Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) and Animal Husbandry (AH) programmes. These candidates will be granted admission based on the RPVT reservation criteria as per the instructions by the Government of Rajasthan for the SC, ST, OBC, MBC categories amongst others.
Take a look at the RPVT reservation criteria provided in the following as per the candidates’ category.
Overview of the RPVT Admission Procedure:
The RPVT exam usually gets conducted by the regulatory authority on the second Sunday of June every year. Therefore, it was expected that the RPVT 2020 exam will be held on June 14, 2020 [pen and paper mode], while the application form is available on the RAJUVAS website from the second week of March.
However, this year the entire RPVT application and admission procedure will be rescheduled due to the current coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak in the entire India. The new schedule will be updated on the official website of RAJUVAS upon the government order.
RPVT 2020 Result will be published in the first week of July via online mode. Candidates will be able to check their RPVT results by logging in using their User ID or Registration Number and Password. They must check their score and take the print out as well for further reference. The scorecard will contain a lot of important details of the candidate including candidate’s name, candidate’s parents’ names, date of birth, gender, photograph, category of the candidate, qualifying status, rank, obtained marks, cut-off marks, and his/her signature.
Merit List and Counselling:
Following this, a merit list will be published along with the scorecard on the official website of RAJUVAS [rajuvas.org]. If the candidate’s name appears on the merit list, then he/ she will be able to appear for the counselling sessions. RPVT 2020 counselling will be done by the examination conducting body. Depending upon the number of vacant seats, a number of counselling rounds are held [it could be two or three based on the number of seats].
The RPVT 2020 admission is completely based on the result and merit list of the examination. The seats allotted to the candidates during the counselling are provisional until they report to the Principal/Head/Dean of the allotted college with the required documents and certificates [the list is given in the following].
Another very important point to remember is that every candidate has to be physically present at the allotted centre during the time of counselling. Failure to that will result in disqualification irrespective of any circumstances.
RPVT 2020 Document Verification Procedure:
Along with the counselling process for the RPVT 2020 exam, the following documents are required to be submitted at the counselling centre for the verification process. Failing which will lead to disqualification of the candidate for the further procedure.
Mark sheet and Certificate of Senior Secondary or equivalent Examination.
Mark sheet of 10+2 level.
Two identical coloured photographs with name and date mentioned on it.
RPVT 2020 Registration details and Application form print-out
RPVT 2020 Admit card
RPVT 2020 Result (Print-out)
Character Certificate given from the school/college last attended
Digital Domicile Certificate issued by Rajasthan State authority
Transfer Certificate (If any)
Digital Caste Certificate (If any)
Medical certificate of candidate claiming admission falling under the physically handicapped category.
The income certificate of parents if employed in any Government/Public Sector Enterprises/ Autonomous bodies/Private Organizations
RPVT 2020 - Name of Colleges:
Name of the Constituent Colleges:
College of Veterinary & Animal Science, Bikaner
College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Navania, Vallabhnagar (Udaipur)
Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary Education and Research (PGIVER), Jaipur
Name of the Affiliated Colleges:
Arawali Veterinary College, Sikar
M.J.F. College of Veterinary & Animal Science, Chomu, Jaipur
Apollo College of Veterinary Medicine, Jaipur