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School of Agricultural Sciences

Making Education work for endless possibilities in Agriculture

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School of Agricultural Sciences

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Overview

The 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 and Government of India.

The School offers 4 year B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, 5 year Integrated B.Sc. Hons. (Agriculture) + MBA (Agriculture) and 3 year Ph.D. degree programmes and 1 year PG Diploma in Plant Protection. These courses are 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. These 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 and others are admitted every year.

School of Agricultural Sciences also focuses on inculcating the ethical and moral values in students. Students are motivated to interact with the farmers and participate actively in seminars, symposia, conferences and workshops. 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.

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 12 laboratories to provide quality teaching and research opportunities for the students.
  • Trainings to students imparted in the field and polyhouses through conduct of research trials and demonstrations.
  • Course and syllabus in conformity with the ICAR guidelines.
  • Fully developed Crop Cafeteria and net house in the campus.
  • Well Developed Apiary unit and Mushroom Unit in the campus.
  • Cultivation of high-value vegetables, like different kinds of Lettuce, Chinese cabbage, Spinach, Beetroot etc. on clean soil with clean water and without pesticides is grown in campus under the banner, Sharda Organics.
  • 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.
  • 16 acres agricultural farmland for use of the farm for research and education/ instruction
  • 85+

    Nationalities on campus

  • 216

    Courses

  • 47500+

    Alumni Base

  • 1000+

    Faculty

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Dr. Hari Shankar Gaur

Dean’s Message

The School of Agricultural Sciences (SAS), 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 SAS 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 Oct 2021

    Freshmen Orientation Programme 2021

    Sharda University welcomed freshmen for the year...

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    15 Aug 2021

    The Celebration Ceremony of 75th Independence Day at  Sharda University

    The Celebration Ceremony of 75th Independen...

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    21 Jun 2021

    International day of yoga on 21st June 2021

    Sharda University organized an International day of yoga on 21st&n...

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    09 Apr 2021

    Fresher's Party at Sharda University on 9th April 2021

    The Fresher's Day Function was celebrated at Sharda University to welcome the...

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    31 Mar 2021

    Welcome Celebration of Shardabhutanese Freshers on March 31st, 2021.

    The event was organized to welcome for the newly joined Bhutanese students al...

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    23 Mar 2021

    Sharda Universitys North East students organized the 5th Edition of North East Cultural Fest (Belliatus Cultura) on March 23, 2021

    Sharda Universitys North East students organized...

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    20 Feb 2021

    34th statehood day of Arunachal Pradesh at Sharda university campus on 20th Feb 2021

    Sharda University celebrated the 34th statehood day of Arunachal Pradesh at i...

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    19 Nov 2020

    4th Convocation Ceremony 2020

    Sharda University organised its 4th Convocation today at the university campu...

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    05 Oct 2020

    Best Dean of the Year Award (Above 40 years) at 2nd International Academic and Research Excellence Awards (IARE) 2020

    We heartily congratulate Prof.(Dr.) Parma Nand, School of Engineering and Tec...

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    16 May 2020

    Sharda University has been awarded the prestigious QS I.GAUGE E-LEAD CERTIFICATE for its excellence in online education.

    Sharda Universitys excellence in online education during the lockdown period ...

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    06 Mar 2020

    Special Talk on "Revised SI Units and Their Implications” by Dr. DK Aswal, Director CSIR-NPL on 6th March 2020

    Sharda University organized a talk on “Re...

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