|City||Dhule, Maharashtra, India|
|Affiliated to||University of Pune, Pune|
|Phone||+91 2562 230 366|
College Of Agriculture, Dhule was established in the year 1960, College Of Agriculture, Dhule is affiliated to University of Pune, Pune
The college of Agriculture, Dhule was established in the year 1960 It was affiliated to University of Poona offering four year degree course leading to B.Sc. (Agri) degree. It was subsequently affiliated to the Maharashtra Agricultural University, Rahuri in l968 and the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, in l969. Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth is established with the three basic objectives those are Agriculture Education , Research and Extension. Same are being followed by this college.
The main objective of the college is to provide education in Agriculture. The students are admitted after passing the H.Sc.(10+2) examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects. Intake capacity of the College was 50 students per year at the beginning and now raised to l28 students per year. The degree programme is of four years duration having eight semesters. The evaluation of students is partly internal and partly external. The requirement for the B.Sc.(Agri) degree is l60 credits, of which 19 credits are reserved for Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE). The programme of one semester has been introduced in the curriculum of B.Sc.(Agri) degree programme to expose the students to the rural life and farming situations. The College has total 206.75 ha. land of which 62.26 ha. is under buildings, roads, playgrounds and l44.49 ha. is under cultivation. Each discipline has an independent well equipped specious building for instructions, practical and research laboratories. One of the significant features of the college is the Boys and Girls hostel providing accommodation to 370 boys and 100 girls students. The hostel has a common hall, mess arrangement. The facilities of a common room with colour TV, canteen, Water cooler etc. are made available to the hostilities. The college library is housed in recently constructed gracious building constructed in 1998. The college library has a collection of 27425 books , 1300 back volumes and 54 important reports. The National Service Scheme sponsored by Ministry of Human Resources, Development Department of Youth Affairs, Government of India is in operation at this college. The Unit is provided with l00 volunteers and one Programme officer. The activities are two fold . a). The regular activity under which the volunteers have to complete 240 hours of service during two years of registration and b)Special campaign programme under which 50 volunteers are kept in a village for l0 days to participate in the literacy, health, sanitation, and regarding awareness of pollution etc. The college is attached to "A" Coy of the 48 Maharashtra NCC Battalian, Every year 54 students are enrolled, having to undergo the training for 2 to 3 years. They have to attend an annual training camp and other centrally organized camps. Students joining the NCC appear for the "B" and "C" certificate examination and can get commission in the army. Scholarship and educational concessions are available to deserved students as per the University/Govt. norms. Educational tours are arranged every year to the reputed institutions and oranizations through out the country to give the exposure to students to know functioning in different environment for their future carrier. Further, facilities like Gymkhana, Medical Aids, Post office, Bank etc. are made available on the college Campus.
Following Research Centers/Projects are associated with the college. National Agricultural Research Project Sub Center for Dry land Research. In this project research is carried out mainly in dry land farming . The main objective is to increase productivity of dry land crops, therefore research on different cropping systems, utilization of high yielding varieties ,judicial application of fertilizers, maximum utilization of available rainfall is carried out. Moreover, research is being done to study different cropping systems for light soils in dry land farming . Agriculture Research Station This station is meant for exploiting the possibilities of high productivity, various desired characteristics like disease and pest resistance , drought tolerance of different crops evolved at various research stations. Grass Research Station The main objective of research station is to evolve different cropping systems, different varieties of forage crops.
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College Of Agriculture, Dhule offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
College Of Agriculture, Dhule offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc AgricultureView Details Duration: 4 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
College Of Agriculture, Dhule is affiliated to University of Pune, Pune.
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