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Sharda School of Agricultural Sciences

CREATING ACHIEVERS IN AGRICULTURE

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Sharda School of Agricultural Sciences

Overview

Sharda Sharda School of Agricultural Sciences is dedicated to providing high quality education and training in the field of Agricultural Sciences following curricula underpinning multidisciplinary approach by integrating technological advancements. The School strives to meet international standards as well generate technologies and motivated trained human resource to foster sustainable agricultural production, protection and processing systems as envisaged by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, UGC and the NEP-2020 of the Government of India.

The School offers 4 year B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, 2 year M.Sc. (Agriculture) Agronomy and 3 year Ph.D. degree programmes. The School has eminent and highly qualified faculty with Doctoral and Post-Doctoral research experience and excellent track record in teaching and research in the current areas of Agriculture and allied Sciences. These programmes are also supported by the faculties and facilities of a number of other Departments including Basic Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Food Science, Engineering, Economics, Business, Languages, Law, Sociology etc. The agri-science programmes are an amalgam of several relevant branches of science and technology and are aimed at producing job oriented, well trained, groomed and motivated human resource for various agricultural, horticultural and allied sectors. Students from all over India and foreign countries like Nepal, Nigeria, Somalia, Malawi, Sudan, Burkina Faso, and others are admitted every year.

Sharda School of Agricultural Sciences also focuses on extracurricular activities, overall personality development and inculcating the ethical and moral values in students. Job-oriented training, innovation opportunities and experiential learning on various types are provided.  Many of the graduates have secured very good placements in leading companies or joined higher education programmes in leading universities. Students are motivated to interact with the farmers and participate actively in seminars, symposia, conferences and workshops with opportunities to interact with renowned national and international scientists and industry experts.

Objective
  • To foster a strong foundation in agricultural and horticultural principles and practices to make students globally competitive.         
  • To develop strong interest in agricultural and horticultural technologies by enhancing the problem-solving skills in students so that they are motivated to pursue research and entrepreneurship development.
  • To emphasize on the peri-urban agriculture and protected cultivation to address the needs of the growing population and changing environment.
  • To train the students to develop and demonstrate technology for income and employment generation.
  • To create a sense of responsibility among students towards the use of scientific knowledge in agriculture for the benefit of farmers.
Key Highlights
  • Well-equipped with spacious classrooms and 14 laboratories to provide quality teaching and research opportunities for the students.
  • Trainings to students imparted in the field and climate-controlled polyhouses through conduct of research trials and demonstrations.
  • State-of-the-art plant-tissue culture and hydroponics research facilities.
  • Course and syllabus in conformity with the ICAR guidelines.
  • Fully developed Crop Cafeteria, water-body and net house in the campus.
  • Well-developed Apiary unit and Mushroom House in the campus.
  • Cultivation of high-value vegetables, like different kinds of Lettuce, Chinese cabbage, Spinach, Beetroot, cherry tomatoes etc. on clean soil with clean water and without pesticides is grown in campus under the banner, Sharda Organics.
  • Value-added agri-products are developed in a well-equipped post-harvest laboratory.
  • Experiential Learning-cum-Innovation Centre.
  • Industry/Institute visits of students to demonstrate different technologies for intensive and commercially oriented peri-urban cultivation of horticulture crops for improved quality and productivity.
  • Social Responsibility by catering to the farmers of the area by training on good agricultural practices and opportunities in peri-urban farming.
  • 17 acre agricultural farmland for use of the farm for research and education/ instruction.
  • MoUs for educational and research with leading ICAR and other institutions and industry.
  • 95+

    Nationalities on campus

  • 130+

    Programmes

  • 19800+

    Alumni Base

  • 900+

    Faculty

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Prof. (Dr.) Dolly Wattal Dhar

Dean’s Message

Sharda School of Agricultural Sciences, is an ideal platform to learn and research on modern and futuristic agricultural and allied sciences in a truly multidisciplinary and multi-cultural environment.  The course curricula following the recommendations of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the New Education Policy-2020 of Gov. of India, addresses the fundamental concepts, techniques and developments in agricultural and horticultural production systems, current and foreseeable problems and their solutions relevant especially to India as well as the rest of the Afro-Asian region. The students coming from all parts of India and several foreign nations are offered various skills and oriented to innovation, entrepreneurship, management and team-work. They are also groomed to undertake research and development to address the current and future challenges to the food and environment security in the face of burgeoning population, changing requirements and global climate change. The Sharda University provides the ideal multidisciplinary scientific, technological, biomedical and humanities environment for collaboration and overall development of the student into learned, skilled, productive, innovative and positive thinking citizen with Indian ethos and global outlook. The students also get the opportunity to interact closely with the highly competent faculty and luminaries in various fields of science from top institutions of India and abroad. They are provided opportunities to visit relevant industries, science and technology R&D institutions and to the community to understand ground level problems and think over ways to solve the same. Innovative research projects are assigned to professional B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag., M.Sc. Ag. and Ph.D. students in various disciplines of agriculture and horticulture. The Indian and International students of SSAS can aspire to become managers, farm-practitioners, scientists, teachers, technocrats, entrepreneurs in private and public sectors with a scientific approach with a human face. With an excellent record of placements, prospective employers look forward to having agricultural graduates of Sharda University.

What’s Happening in School

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    01 Dec 2022

    Sharda University organized The World Bioprotection Summit-India 2022

    The World Bioprotection Summit-India 2022 was organized by…

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    23 Nov 2022

    Sharda University won the Award for “Excellence in Globalization of Education in India” at the FICCI Higher Education Excellence Summit 2022

    It is a great pleasure to announce that…

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    11 Nov 2022

    Felicitation of Dr. William Dar, Former Minister of Agriculture and Ex Director, ICRISAT and Special Lecture on 11th November 2022

    Sharda University is felicitated Dr. William Dar, Former Minister of Agriculture and…

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    05 Nov 2022

    Mega Job cum Internship Fair of Law on 5th Nov 2022

    Training and Placement Department in association with Sharda School of…

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    11 Oct 2022

    Sharda University Greater Noida Campus organizes 6th Convocation Ceremony

    The 6th Convocation Ceremony was organized at Sharda…

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    03 Oct 2022

    Sharda University organized Mata ki Chowki and Dandiya Night

    Students of Sharda University organized Mata ki Chowki…

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    30 Sep 2022

    Sharda University student makes his debut Tamil super hit “AkasaVeedhilo”

    Sharda University always encourages its students to excel…

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    12 Sep 2022

    Sharda University organized Orientation Programme for Fresh Batch 2022-23

    Sharda University conducted an orientation programme for the…

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    06 Jul 2022

    MoU signed between SU and Prathista Industries Limited (PIL)

    Sharda University (SU) is proud to announce the…

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    06 Jul 2022

    Sharda University Alumni Meet in Aizwal, Mizoram on 6th July 2022

    Sharda University Alumni Association Mizoram has organized its…

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