Education and Employment avenues in Horticulture

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Education and Employment avenues in Horticulture : : Eligibility for Horticulture Courses

Horticulture is the Science which is associated with the Cultivation of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers, Spices, Plantation Crops, Tuber Crops, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and Post Harvest Technology their of. It plays an important role in agricultural economy in India. Horticultural crops being more producive, man – days generative and protective to health, in recent Years, the marketing demand for them has risen tremendously. Horticulture has developed as a powerful venture in agri – economic scenario of the country. To make this venture, more sound in time scale, in view of generating man power well versed in the field of horticulture, education avenues have been opened and so also the employment avenues.

Education Avenues :

The Postgraduation and Ph.D Degree Programs in Horticulture are offered in almost all agri – varsities of the country (Table1). However, some agri – varsities also offer Undergraduate Degree Program in horticulture.

Table 1 : University / Institution offering degree in Horticulture

Indian Agricultural Research Institute,
Pusa,
New Delhi - 110 012.
Allahabad Agricultural Institute,
Naini,
Allahabad - 211 007 ( UP ).
Assam Agricultural University,
Jorhat - 785 013 ( Assam ).
Anand Agricultural University,
Anand - 388 001 ( Gujarat ).
Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University,
Rajendra Nagar,
Hyderabad - 500 030 ( AP ).
Birsa Agricultural University,
Kanke,
Ranchi - 834 006 ( Jharkhand ).
Bidhan Chand Krishi Vishwavidyalay,
Mohanpur,
Nadia - 741 246 ( WB )*.
Banaras Hindu University,
Varanasi - 221 005 ( UP ).
Central Agricultural University,
Iroisemba,
Imphal - 795 001 ( Manipur )*.
CCS Haryana Agricultural University,
Hisar - 125 004 ( Haryana ).
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculre and Trechnology,
Kanpur - 208 002 ( UP ).
Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University,
Palampur - 176 062 ( HP ).
Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth,
Dapoli - 415 712 ( MS )*.
Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth,
Akola - 444 104 ( MS )*.
Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry,
Nauni,
Solan - 173 230 ( HP )*.
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology,
Pantnagar,
US Nagar - 263 145 ( Uttarakhand )*.
Indira Gandhi Agricultural University,
Raipur - 492 012 ( MP ).
Junagarh Agricultural University,
Junagarh - 362 001 ( Gujarat ).
Jawahar Lal Nehru Agricultural University,
Jabalpur - 482 004 ( MP )*.
Kerala Agricultural University,
Trichur - 680 654 ( Kerala ).
Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth,
Parbhani - 431 402 ( MS )*.
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth,
Rahuri,
Ahmednagar - 413 722 ( MS ).
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology,
Udaipur - 313 001 ( Rajasthan )*.
Nagaland University,
Medziphema - 797 106 ( Nagaland ).
Navsari Agricultural University,
Navsari - 396 450 ( Gujarat ).
Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology,
Kumarganj,
Faizabad - 224 229 ( UP )*.
Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology,
Bhubaneshwar - 751 001 ( Orissa )*.
Punjab Agricultural University,
Ludhiana - 141 004 ( Punjab ).
SK Rajasthan Agricultural University,
Bikaner - 334 006 ( Rajasthan ).
Rajendra Agricultural University,
Pusa,
Samastipur - 848 125 ( Bihar )*.
Sardar Krishi Nagar Dantiwada Agricultural University,
Sardar Kkrishi Nagar,
Banaskantha - 385 506 ( Gujarat ).
Sher - e - Kashmir University of Agriculture and Technology,
Jammu - 180 004 ( J & K ).
Sher - e - Kashmir University of Agriculture and Technology,
Srinagar - 180 004 ( J & K )*.
Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology,
Modipuram,
Meerut - 250 110 ( UP ).
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore - 641 003 ( TN )*.
University of Agricultural Sciences,
Bangalore - 560 065 ( KN )*.
University of Agricultural Sciences,
Dharwad - 580 065 ( KN )*.
Uttarbanga Agricultural University,
Koochbihar - 736 165 ( WB* ).
Andhra Pradesh University of Horticulture,
Venkatramanguddam,
P.O.Box. 7, Todapaliguddam,
West Godawari - 534 101 ( AP )*.
University of Horticultural Sciences,
Sector No. 60, Navanagar,
Bagalkot - 587 102 ( KN )*.

* Undergraduate degree in Horticulture too.

Each and every State Agricultural University ( SAU ) has its own pattern of admission to various degree Programs based either on merit, entrance examination, payment, counselling or all. Alongwith, for admission to 15 % of total intake capacity in Undergraduate Degree Program and for 25 % of total intake capacity in PG Program in SAUs, Indian Council of Agricultural Research ( ICAR ), Pusa, New Delhi, organizes separate entrance examintion in the name of AIEEA – UG and AIEEA – PG everey Year. The suuccessful candidates are recommended for admission to UG and PG Programs to various SAUs as per their merit and choice.

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