Admissions 2018

Welcome to School of Agriculture

For decades, agriculture has been associated with the production of essential food crops. At present, agriculture above and beyond farming includes forestry, dairy, fruit cultivation, poultry, mushroom, etc. Today, processing, marketing, and distribution of crops and livestock products, etc. are all acknowledged as part of agriculture. Agriculture plays a critical role in the entire life of a given economy and is the backbone of economic system of a given country. In addition to providing food and raw material, agriculture also provides employment opportunities to a gargantuan percentage of population. Approximately 70% of the entire world’s population relies on agriculture as a mode of living.

SGVU School of Agriculture Science & Research offers multifarious programs in Agriculture at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels. These programs envelop various dimensions of agricultural science like Agronomy, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture Engineering, Entomology, Microbiology, Animal Husbandry, etc.

Principal's Message

In order to improve the socio-economic status of the masses, there is a dire need to create a harmonious balance among 'ruralization' and 'urbanization'. The real India essentially resides in rural areas, with livelihood largely based on agriculture and its allied activities. Therefore, the need of the hour is to strengthen our rural economy. This calls for scientific approach and mechanism through which youth can be imparted with latest knowledge and trained on modern technologies that aid efficient usage of resources. Sub optimal usage of available resources is very much prevalent due to lack of awareness on appropriate technology and resource use. The same is evident from drastic drop and inconsistent agricultural output, thereby creating economic hardship and posing a strong barrier to the balanced development of rural masses.

Choosing career as agricultural professional is a non-regrettable decision in one's life. Pursuing agricultural related degree opens up several future career opportunities. As the world seek for economic transformation, the need for well-trained agricultural professionals is more urgent than ever before. There is no doubt that agriculture will continue to be the backbone of every country's economic development.

I am pleased to welcome all the students who have chosen to be a part of School of Agriculture. I would also like to invite prospective students to join School of Agriculture to be transformed as agriculture professionals.

Prof. (Dr.) Sushil Kumar Sharma
Principal – School of Agriculture