Entomology, a crucial branch of agricultural sciences, delves into the study of insects and their impact on crops and ecosystems. Himachal Pradesh, with its diverse agro-climatic zones, faces numerous challenges related to pest management and insect-borne diseases affecting agricultural productivity. The Department of Entomology at Abhilashi University, plays a pivotal role in addressing these challenges through its focused research, education and extension activities.
Deliver high-quality education and training to undergraduate and postgraduate students, fostering skilled professionals in entomology.
Conduct innovative and applicable research to develop sustainable strategies for pest management and insect control, aimed at enhancing crop productivity and reducing environmental impact.
Provide extension services and outreach programs to disseminate knowledge and technologies to farmers and stakeholders, promoting integrated pest management practices.
Proficient faculty with expertise in diverse areas of entomology, including insect taxonomy, ecology, physiology and integrated pest management.
State-of-the-art laboratory facilities equipped with modern instruments and tools for conducting cutting-edge research in insect biology and control methods.
Experimental field plots and insectaries for conducting field trials and studying insect behavior under controlled conditions.
Collaboration with national and international research institutions and agencies, facilitating interdisciplinary research and exchange of knowledge and resources.
Strong emphasis on practical training and hands-on experience through field visits, internships and project work, ensuring holistic learning and skill development among students.
Duration: 2 years (Four semesters)
Eligibility: Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or related field from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates).
Join us at the Department of Entomology, where we strive towards excellence in understanding and managing insect pests for sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation.