College Of Agriculture, Hassan was established in the year 1996, College Of Agriculture, Hassan is affiliated to University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
The Agricultural College, Hassan, was inaugurated by Shri.H.D.Devegowda, the then Prime Minister of India on 23rd August, 1996. From 1996 to 2005, it was functioning at GKVK, Bangalore and was shifted to its present new campus in the year 2006. The college has been accredited by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. Two more new degree programmes viz., B.Sc.(Ag.Biotech) & B.Tech (Food Science) have been added from Academic Year 2007-08. The college campus has 184.25 acres of land area in addition to 112 acres of adjacent Agricultural Research Station, Madenur. The main building of the college consisting of the laboratories, classrooms, examination hall, seminar room, museum and offices is a land mark on the highway, with its visibility upto several Kms distance on either side. The campus has well built hostels for about 140 boys and 50 girls at present. Sports stadium and other sports fields are located on an area of nearly 30 acres. A library with an initial collection of 4000 accessions is functioning for 12 hours a day. Separate building for auditorium, library, indoor stadium, sports pavilion and staff quarters are coming up fast. Nearly 120 acres of land will be brought under cultivation and several field crops and horticultural crops have been included in the master plan.
The College is located near Karekere, at 19 Kms from Hassan on National Highway-48 (Bangalore-Mangalore) towards Bangalore. Hassan is well connected by road and train facilities.
Dr. M.A. Shankar
P. B. No.: 39, Karekere
HASSAN- 573 201
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