Chandra Shekhar Azad

College of Agriculture

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Name of the College Head : Dr. C. L. Maurya
Dean Agriculture
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About the College

The College started B.Sc.(Ag.) Degree Programme and Master’s Degree Programme in 1930 and 1944, respectively affiliated to Agra University. The College has a grand and historical academic building stretched in about 235 thousand square meter. Nine beautiful and spacious hostels with a capacity of 1000 students (boys and girls) along with an excellent Central Library and a Centrally located grand auditorium (900 seats). The College of Agriculture offers one graduate programme B.Sc.(Ag.) Hons., 13 Master’s programmes and 13 Doctorate programmes (Agronomy, Agricultural Biochemistry, Agricultural Extension, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Crop Physiology, Entomology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Economics, Soil Conservation and Water Management and Seed Technology). Each year about 120 students enroll in graduate programme and more than 150 in Postgraduate Programmes.

The curriculum of the graduate programme has a practical bias with sound scientific knowledge. It is being updated regularly. A detailed course syllabut and course outline for each course has been developed. The students are provided course outlines in the first lecture class, which the concerned instructor covers during the semester. Students are exposed to rural agricultural work experience in their seventh semester, which includes attachment to villages and prominent agro-industries besides Plant Clinic Laboratory and fieldwork.

The college has well-trained faculty consisting of 33 Professors, 182 Associate Professors and 314 Assistant Professors or equivalent positions. Many of the Professors have achieved distinction in their respective field of specialization and have received awards and prizes. A good number of faculty members have published books and quality research papers. The College has well-developed infrastructure in terms of classrooms, glass houses and laboratories. Besides, well-equipped laboratories of integrated Pets Management and Analytical and Quality Control are available in the college, the students also have access to central facilities of the University.

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