FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Faculty of Agriculture came into existence with the establishment of SKUAST-Jammu. The faculty has 13 divisions encompassing teaching, research and extension in the major area of agriculture and horticulture Recently the faculty has been strengthened by addition of School of Biotechnology and School of Agri Business Management. The faculty has strength of 115 teaching and 200 supporting staff. The faculty is offering UG programmes in Agriculture and Biotechnology . While the 12 divisions are offering 12 M.Sc. Programmes and 10 divions are offering Ph.D programmes.

The Basic level training in the form of one year diploma as BHT/BAT is being offered regularly by the faculty to the 10+2 passouts or nominee of the Government organization. The faculty has taken in the lead various entrepreneur areas such as, Mushroom Production, Apiculture, Hybrid Vegetable production, Commercial horticulture nursery, Vemi-compositing and quality seed production of major field crops such as rice and wheat. The students are being taught with the help of latest Teaching aids with the modernization of classrooms at UG and PG level . The faculty is also imparting various trainings to the farmers and field functionaries in collaboration with Directorate of Extension. Moreover faculty is pioneer in establishing the research extension linkage through its village visit program.

 

Contact Information :-


Dr. R.M. Bhagat
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture 
Main campus, Chatha
Contact No. :- 0191-2262845 
E-mail :- deanagriculture@skuast.org