Faculty Of Agriculture, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana

 
Faculty Of Agriculture, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana
City Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Affiliated to Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
Phone +91-161-401794 / 400955
Fax +91-161-400945

Faculty Of Agriculture, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana is affiliated to Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

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    The Punjab Agricultural University was established in 1962 to serve the state of erstwhile Punjab. On trifurcation of Punjab in November 1966, Haryana Agricultural University was carved out of PAU by an Act of Parliament in February 1970. Later, in July 1970, Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidalya was established. In 2006 the College of Veterinary Science was upgraded to become Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University (GADVASU) at Ludhiana. The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) is located in Ludhiana city (Punjab State) in north-west India at a distance of 316 km from New Delhi. It is well connected by road and rail with the national capital. Situated on the Ludhiana - Ferozepur Road, the University covers an area of 1510 acres on its main campus and 4615 acres at the regional research stations. Modeled on the pattern of land grant colleges in U.S.A., the PAU performs the integrated functions of teaching, research and extension in agriculture, agricultural engineering, home science and allied disciplines. The University has well equipped laboratories, library and lecture rooms and elaborate farm facilities. Hostel accommodation is available in the university hostels for single students. Married students, if accompanied by their family members, will have to find accommodation outside the campus.The PAU has played a key role in increasing food grain production in the Punjab State several folds share its reputation and ushering in an era of Green Revolution in India. It has also made notable contributions in increasing livestock and poultry production. In recognition of its outstanding achievements in agricultural research, education and extension, it was adjudged the Best Agricultural University in India in 1995. The Punjab Agricultural University now has four constituent colleges, viz. College of Agriculture, College of Agricultural Engineering, College of Home science and College of Basic Sciences & Humanities. At present the University, through 28 departments in the four constituent colleges, offers 31 Master's and 30 Ph.D. programmes. The course curricula are constantly revised and restructured to keep pace with the latest developments in agriculture and allied fields.

    The present College of Agriculture, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana The College of Agriculture is one of the four constituent colleges of Punjab Agricultural University. This College had its roots in the Punjab Agricultural College and Research institute, Lyallpur (now Faisalabad, Pakistan). In 1963, the College of Agriculture had five departments (Departments of Agronomy, Extension Education, Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Soils) and now there are ten departments viz., Agronomy, Agromet and Forestry & Natural Resources, Extension Education, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Soils, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Floriculture & Landscaping, Food Science & Technology, and Vegetable crops. The College of Agriculture imparts resident instructions in the different disciplines of agriculture for developing human resources in agriculture. Besides, it lays thrust on carrying out research in agriculture and allied fields and disseminating the research findings among the farmers of the Punjab state for providing the security of sustainable livelihood to them. It has produced more than 5300 graduates, thereby contributing significantly towards the development of human resources in agriculture and allied fields. The college received the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Award in 1977 in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the field of agriculture. The Alumni of the College have earned distinctions and are occupying top level positions in National and International R & D establishments and other areas of public service.

    The College of Agricultural Engineering was established in the year 1964 as one of the constituent colleges of the Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana with the objective of catering to the teaching, research and extension needs of the State of Punjab in the discipline of Agricultural Engineering. Through a generous grant from the Ford Foundation in its early stages of inception, the College was able to establish the undergraduate programme and develop prescribed courses & laboratories and train the faculty abroad in various reputed institutions. The College now has excellent training facilities in the field of undergraduate and postgraduate education. Because of the high quality of training imparted by the College, quite a large number of the graduates of the College have been picked up by National/International organisations and are presently occupying prestigious positions in these various organizations. During the last over three decades of its existence, the College has developed several new technologies for the benefit of farmers and entrepreneurs of the State. In addition to imparting education, the College has also played a leading role in solving the problems of the farmers and the industry by undertaking problem-oriented research and speedy technology transfer. In recognition of its outstanding contributions, a prestigious programme by way of a Centre of Advanced Studies in ‘Postgraduate Teaching and Research in Agricultural Engineering’ was launched at the college by the United Nations Development programme and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in 1974. The college further received another recognition by way of getting a prestigious programme on Centre of Advanced Studies on Energy Management in Agriculture by the prestigious FAO/UNDP and ICAR in 1984. The notable achievements of the College were also recognized at the national level when the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Award was received in 1975. In addition, a Centre of Advanced Studies in Agricultural Engineering (Farm Power & Machinery) was also sanctioned by the I.C.A.R. during the 8th Five Year Plan.

    Ludhiana
    Punjab
    India

    Pin Code: 141 004

    Telephone: +91-161-401794 / 400955

    Fax: +91-161-400945

    http://web.pau.edu

    Faculty Of Agriculture, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

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    Bachelor of Science (BSc Agriculture)

    Faculty Of Agriculture, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Agriculture

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