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School of Agricultural Sciences

Overview

Contrary to the conventional teaching and research in the field of agricultural sciences, In GHRU, students get advanced training in the field of agriculture science through integrating technological advancements. The curriculum is designed through a multidisciplinary approach aligned with international standards and as envisaged by Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Expertise available at the national and international level will be involved in all spheres of the programme.

Students at School of Agriculture are trained in strategic subjects of agricultural sciences to the highest standards so that they can be ready for sustainable development of agriculture, natural resources, land management and contribute to nation building. Students can build high-end careers in varied significant agriculture fields like horticulture, agronomy, genetics, animal care, pathology, entomology, agribusiness, livestock management, and biology. The under-graduate programme has a practical bias with sound scientific knowledge. Students are exposed to rural agricultural work experience which includes attachment to villages, prominent agro-industries and fieldwork.

We target to focus on areas where student can enhance their abilities to deal with the challenges in the field.

Our main focus in this program is :

  • Experiential Learning (EL)
  • Rural Agriculture Work Experience (RAWE)
  • In Plant Training/ Industrial Attachment of the ICAR Fifth Deans’ Committee
  • Hands-on Training ( HOT)
  • Skill Development Training
  • Students Projects

Tissue Culture Lab, Poly House, Net Shed are the few examples of technological advancement which University holds at the campus. Separate departments of Horticulture, Sericulture, Floriculture, Agronomy, Extension, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Biotechnology, Fisheries, animal Husbandry etc. are set up with state of art labs. Located in Citrus and Cotton belt University has undertaken various research works which will facilitate the farmers of the belt.

Salient Features

  • Research Orientation
  • Research based subjects such as scientific writing and ethics help students to build research aptitude.
  • Knowledge Enhancement
  • The curriculum of this course lays strong emphasis on in-depth knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of fruit breeding and production for resolving horticultural problems
  • Skill Development
  • Seminar based course develop presentation and technical skills in students.
  • Professional Enhancement
  • In addition to core curricula, course offers subjects like communication, analytical and soft skills to enhance personality and employability.
  • Experiential Learning
  • Through Rural Agriculture Work Experience (RAWE) programme the students develop real time understanding on conventional agriculture methods and effective dissemination of knowledge to the farmers.
  • Field Visits
  • In order to provide basic understanding on emerging problems and technologies involved in agriculture field visits are conducted to neighbouring farms, orchards and nurseries.

Career Prospects

Primary Prospects

Students can attain positions as Agriculture Inspectors, Agriculture Officers, POs, Food Quality Inspectors, Agriculture Development Officer, Horticulture Development Officer, Technical Assistants and administrative posts in government and non-government organizations.

Secondary Prospects

Other career options as Sales Officer in private companies and Technical Representatives in pesticide, fertilizer, seed and irrigation companies Opportunities include pursuing higher studies in reputed universities in India and abroad

Tertiary Prospects

Entrepreneurship ventures such as poly house, green house, mixed farming and agriculture-based small industries can be opened.

Courses available in School of Agriculture Science:

LevelCoursesBranchesCourse DurationEligibility Criteria
UGDiploma in AgricultureAgriculture03 Years10th Pass
UGB.Sc. Hons.(Agriculture)Agriculture04 Years10+2 with PCM or PCB or PCMB or Inter Ag.
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Agronomy02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Entomology02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Extension02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Genetic Plant02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Hort. F.S02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Hort. V.S.02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Plant Pathology02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)
PGM.Sc.(Agriculture)Soil Science02 YearsB.Sc.(Agriculture)

Welcome to the school of thought, where knowledge is the pathway and amenities are the steps to the destination called ‘Success’.