Faculty of Agriculture

Agriculture is a dynamic field. As the agricultural industry undergoes a critical phase of adaptation and change, it faces numerous environmental and social challenges. Expansion of the economic market for industrial goods and services hinges on the development of agriculture. Hence, growth and development of agriculture is crucial for the overall economic development. For sustainable growth and development, the Agriculture sector demands trained human resources in its various sub-disciplines, especially scientific agriculture.

At Shoolini University, we aim to create innovative thinkers and instill technical and managerial skills among our students. A bachelor’s and master’s degree in Agriculture provides an opportunity to use science, technology, and business to engage in critical sustainable food production issues. This would help you to build a career with lasting impact.

Highlights

  • Four-year graduate degree programme as per ICAR guidelines
  • Emphasis on scientific agriculture with focus on resource-use efficiency
  • Students have access to skill development with the SPRINT programme 
  • Prepare agri-graduates for variety of career choices with lucrative packages
  • Academic collaborations with universities in USA, UK, Korea, Taiwan, etc.

Why Enroll?

We are committed to produce able agriculture scientists and engineers, who are well-equipped to meet the challenges of climate change and nascent second Green Revolution.

  • Highly acclaimed faculty with national and international exposure
  • Shoolini University farmland near main campus works as crop cafeteria for day-to-day field practicals
  • Component of animal husbandry with a small-scale milk unit set up to enable practical learnings 
  • Cultivation of vegetables and medicinal plants done at Kalaghat Farm for research and demonstration purposes
  • Instructional farms of university used to grow seasonal crops as per their importance in the course curriculum

Our learned faculty members comprise academicians who have worked extensively as researchers and professors in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, crop improvement, wildland, etc. Most faculty members have received awards, grants, and recognition in their fields of interest. We focus equally on teaching and research, which has helped us push the boundaries of knowledge for India's most important economic sector.

Dean of the School of Agriculture Dr YS Negi is a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, with a teaching and research experience of 38 years. In the past, he has worked in some of India's leading agriculture universities, including the Agro-economic Research Centre (HPU Shimla) and Dr YS Parmar University (Nauni, Solan).

Placements

Our ‘Mission 130’ aims at 100 per cent employability of students with 30 per cent in the top companies. Renowned academicians, scientists and business managers are already collaborating with us to make this mission a reality.

Our first batch of Agriculture students is going to pass out soon. Below are some of the companies that have hired graduates from our School of Science and School of Applied Sciences & Biotechnology.

We have a dedicated and student-driven proactive Placement Cell, which looks after all activities related to career development, training, and placement of students. Headed by an experienced team of professionals, the Placement Cell works tirelessly and diligently to provide students the right handholding in their final year. During our placement weeks, many MNCs and leading companies visit the campus for on-the-spot placements.

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