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School of Agriculture


Aiming to Achieve Care with Compassion…

Agriculture is the backbone of our Nation and its economy. It is a source of employment for over two-thirds of the labour force. Despite its prominent contribution to the GDP, a professional education in Agriculture has gained momentum only recently.

Eklavya University aims to evolve into a leading centre providing student – responsive education, farmer –responsive training and services for the development of Agriculture and agro-industry. The School of Agriculture has introduced many courses in the fields of Agriculture education, Research and Extension to meet and match the pace of current global technological developments. The curriculum is especially designed to train human resources needed for agriculture and to foster the spirit of innovation, research and entrepreneurship.

Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, Educational Tours, Field Trips, Short-term Training Programs, Rural Agricultural Work Experience all for a part of the departments exemplary teaching pedagogy.


The School provides a spectrum of Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs in Agriculture, aimed at providing qualified, talented, knowledgeable and professional future innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs committed to a sustainable future. The programs are being run as per the guidelines of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).


The program offers a range of specializations including – Soil Science, Crop Science (Agronomy), Seed Technology, Horticulture, Agriculture Extension & Communication, and Post-Harvest Technology.


Objectives


    • Provide relevant education, research and training for sustainable agricultural productivity, cost reduction, and farm mechanization.
    • Provide quality education in Agriculture, Horticulture, Co-operation, Forestry, and other allied disciplines.
    • Raise the agricultural productivity in a farmer-friendly and sustainable way through suitable end-use technologies.
    • Encourage the youth towards entrepreneurship and rural development.
    • Generate appropriate technologies to support sustainable growth of agricultural entrepreneurship and agri-business.
    • Provide consultancy in agriculture to develop innovative extension for enhanced and sustainable agricultural production leading to improved rural livelihoods.

Labs

The School of Agriculture has over 200 acres of land at its disposal for students to learn and thrive. The Departments laboratories are well equipped with the latest equipment required to facilitate the pursuit of practical knowledge.

Career Scope

Agri. Field Officer| Agriculturist | Entrepreneur | Horticulturist | Floriculture Industry | Landscaping | Protected cultivation Unit | Agri Officer | Seed Officer| Research Scientist| Production Manager| Krishi Vigyan Kendra | Field Officer| Farm Manager | Agriculture Loan Officer | Manager in Fertilizer Units| Plantation Manager | Quality Assurance | Food Processing

The Team

The University is proud of its exceptional faculty members, which includes Doctoral members. The faculty members are renowned experts in their respective fields and have earned national and international laurels. They have an exceptional ability to transfer learning experiences to students, in a practical and hands on manner. The department is dynamic and progressive in its development of new program initiatives and learning techniques.

Academic & Industry Interference

The school is dedicated to organizing the National and International conferences, Faculty Development Programs, Workshops and Seminars annually in collaboration with various industries and academic partners to explore, innovate and contribute to the sustainable growth and development for a brighter tomorrow.

Courses

Diploma
Horticulture, Seed Technology, Soil Science
Duration - 3 Years

Eligibility- 10th pass in any subject from a Recognized Board.

Bachelor of Science Hons. (B.Sc. Hons.)
Duration - 4 Years

Eligibility- 10+2 pass in PCM/PCB/Agriculture with 50% (45% for reserved category) from a Recognized Board.

Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Soil Science
Crop Science (Agronomy)
Plant Breeding
Seed Technology
Horticulture
Agricultural Extension & Communication
Post Harvest Technology
Duration - 2 Years

Eligibility - Graduate in relevant subject with 40% (35% for reserved category ) from a Recognized University.

Post Graduate Diploma
Agri-Business Management
Duration - 2 Years

Eligibility- relevant UG Degree from a Recognized University.

Ph.D.
Duration - 3 Years

Eligibility- PG Degree in relevant Subject  with 55% ( 50% for reserved category ) from a Recognized University