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AGRICULTURE COURSES AND UNIVERSITIES IN INDIA

Information about Agriculture courses and universities (State, Central and Deemed) in India.
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Consolidated list of colleges and universities in India offering B.Sc and M.Sc courses in Agriculture is provided here. Given below information is also provided for eligibility and career prospects of Agriculture courses and its allied fields.

Allied Courses in Agriculture

Dairy Farming Fishery Forestry 
Food Technology Horticulture  

INSTITUTES AND COLLEGES IN INDIA OFFERING B.Sc AGRICULTURE

UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES COURSE OFFERED
ELIGIBILITY
ALLAHABAD AGRICULTURE INSTITUTE
(DEEMED UNIVERSITY)
B.Sc. Ag. 12th with Agri.Sc 50%
BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY,
INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE SCIENCES
B.Sc. Ag. 12th with Agri.Sc/Science
G.B.PANT COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE B.Sc. Ag. 12thwithAgri.Sc./Bio/Maths.
CCSU COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, HISSAR B.Sc. Ag. (Hons) 10+2 with Phy./ Chem./Bio.
60%
RCA, UDAIPUR B.Sc. Ag. (Hons) 10+2
AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY, LUDHIANA.
B.Sc. Ag. 10+2 Phy./ Chem./Bio.
50%.
SKN COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) 10+2
COA, BIKANER B.Sc. Ag. (Hons) 10+2
MDSU, AJMER B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) 10+2
NG RANGA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY. B.Sc. Ag. 10+2

Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, Pusa, New Delhi 110012 conducts and All India Entrance Examination for filling up 15% of the total number of seats in graduate courses in State Agricultural Universities, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal and Central Agricultural University, Imphal in different subjects viz. Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries Science, Forestry, Home Science, Sericulture, Veterinary Science. Agricultural Engineering, dairy Technology, Food Science & Technology and Agriculture Marketing, Banking & Cooperation.

Eligibility : 10+2 with 60% in combination shown against each subject of study (55% for SC/ST). The course requirements for various subjects are as follows :

Agriculture - PCBM/AGRI; Horticulture - PCB; Fisheries sicence -PCB; Forestry -PCB; Home science -PCB; Sericulture -PCB. Veterinary science - PCB; Agriculture Engineering - PCM; Dairy Technology, Food science & Technology - PCM; Agricultural marketing, Banking & Co-operation - PCM.

Scheme of examination- The examination has one paper consisting of Physics, chemistry and Biology/Mathematics/Agriculture carrying 180 questions. Candidates have to attempt (1) Physics (2) Chemistry (3) Biology or Mathematics or Agriculture papers as per their eligibility and choice of the subject. Each subject has 60 questions.

After B.Sc. Agriculture, M.Sc Agriculture can be done with specialization in following branches and Ph.D can be followed in specific branches.

M.Sc. Agriculture specializations - Agri Botany; Agri Bio-Technology; Agri- Chemistry; Agri Economics, Agri Extension, Agronomy, Agri Engineering, Agri metierology, Agri statistics & Agri zoology, Agri Entomology, Extension education; forestry, Social forestry; farming system management, horticulture mycology; micro biology; nematology; plant physiology; ecology plant pathology, plant protection, sugar cane technology, seed technology, soil science and soil conservation, sericulture, tea husbandry, water conservation.

State Agricultural Universities

  • Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) 500030
  • Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat (Assam) 785003
  • Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, PO Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Mohanpur (West Bengal) 741252.
  • Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi (Bihar) 834006
  • Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) 208002.
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar (Haryana) 125004. Dr Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola (Maharashtra) 4441004.
  • Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Dist. Solan (Himachal Pradesh) 173230.
  • Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (Uttar Pradesh) 263145
  • Gujarat Agricultural University, Sardar Krushinagar, Dist. Banaskantha (Gujarat) 385506
  • Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) 176062.
  • Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur (Madhy Pradesh) 4920012.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) 482004.
  • Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Dist. Thrissur (Kerala) 680654.
  • Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli (Maharashtra) 431712
  • Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (Maharashtra) 431722
  • Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani (Maharashtra) 431402
  • Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh) 224001.
  • Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneshwar (Orissa) 141004.
  • Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana (Punjab) 141004.
  • Rajasthan Agriculture University, Bikaner (Rajasthan) 334002
  • Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Dist. Samastipur (Bihar) 848125.
  • Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. In summer (May-October) Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir) 190001. In winter (November-April): Jammu Tawi (Jammu & Kashmir) 180004.
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) 641003
  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai (Tamil Nadu) 600007.
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore (Karnataka) 560065
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (Karnataka) 580005
  • West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Belgachia, Calcutta (West Bengal) 700037.

Central University

  • Central Agricultural University, Imphal (Manipur) 795001.

Deemed Universities

  • Allahabad Agricultural Institute (Uttar Pradesh) 211007
  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi 110012
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Lzatnagar (Uttar Pradesh) 243122.
  • National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (Haryana) 132001
  • Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Jaiprakash Road, Seven Bungalow, Mumbai (Maharashtra) 400061
  • Forest Research Institute, PO. New Forest, Dehra Dun-248195.

 

 

 
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