School of Agriculture established in 2014. This school offers, undergraduate, postgraduate & Doctoral program in Agriculture. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (4-year course spread over 8 semesters) with an intake capacity of 120students. Under the co-education system, the students are admitted to the course after an entrance test conducted by the university. After going through common and elective courses in Agriculture during the degree programme, we have in the course curriculum an exposure of the students in complete rural settings where the students will go and live along with farm families in the village sand have the first-hand experience of their living, agricultural practices, difficulties and expectations. Students will be attached to an agriculture-based industry to acquaint themselves with post-harvest processing of agriculture produce and link agriculture production with industry. The student shall also be registered for opting for two modules for skill development and entrepreneurship.
The school has highly qualified teachers, well-equipped laboratories, classrooms and well laid out terraced student’s farm representing typical hilly terrain. Occasional snowfall during the winter adds to the beauty of the university campus and places it at a location that is marginal to temperate as well as sub-tropical agro climatic conditions, thus enabling teaching and research under both the situations.
Along with different agricultural practices, students were also made familiar with some important experimentations like I) collection and preservation of soil samples, II) preparation of vermi compost units in a university farm field and bioformulations of Zero Budget Natural Farmin Like Beejamrit, Ghanjeevamrit, Agniaster, Bhramaster, Neemaster).
Duration : Four years (8 semesters)
Eligibility : Candidates having passed 10+2 with science and secured not less than 50% marks in aggregate for general category and 45% for SC/ST who have qualiﬁed AUCET. Candidates securing 50% marks in aggregate for general category (40% for SC/ST categories) who have appeared in state level entrance test conducted by CSKHPKVV, Palampur or Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Hoticulture and Forestry, Nauni (Solan).
Admission : Admission will be made on the basis of merit of entrance examination conducted by Abhilashi University (AUCET) or CSKHPKV Palampur or Dr. Y. S. Parmar UHF Nauni (Solan), Himachal Pradesh.