Courses of Agriculture University

India is agriculture-oriented country. Looking at growth and research works in agriculture sector, efforts of farmer is of no use if farmer is not trained. ‘Progressive Farmer’ is the need of hour. The first agriculture college started at Anand only in 1947. Gujarat Agriculture University was established in 1973 and its head quarter was located at Sardar Patel Krushinagar (Dantivada), Banaskantha and its campuses were set up at Junagadh, Navsari and Anand. This university has been bifurcated into four different universities in the year 2004 and as such, all four centers of university became independent Universities.

  1. Agriculture University, Sardar Patel Krushinagar, Dantivada, District Banaskantha. - www.sdau.edu.in
  2. Anand Agriculture University, University Campus, Anand - www.aau.in
  3. Junagadh Agriculture University, Motibaug Campus, Junagadh. - www.jau.in
  4. Navsari Agriculture University, University Campus, Navsari - www.nau.in

Colleges of these universities are grant-in-aid i.e. since they are not self-financed colleges, rates of fees are comparatively lower. Each University has hostel and library facilities also. It is in the interest of nation to bring revolution in farming by getting educated in agriculture.

Courses available

B.Sc. Agriculture:

No. Duration Eligibility Institute Name Available seats
1 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. B.A. College of Agriculture, Anand 100
2 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. N.N.College of Agriculture, Navsari 100
3 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. College of Agriculture, Junagadh 100
4 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. College of Agriculture, Sardar Krushinagar, Dist. Banaskantha 100

B.V.S.C. (Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry):

No. Duration Eligibility Institute Name Available seats
1 5 years (10 semesters) HSC - Science stream. Gujarat College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry 45
2 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Krushinagar (Dantivada) 45

B.Tech. Agro-Engineering:

No. Duration Eligibility Institute Name Available seats
1 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. Agriculture Engineering and Technology College, Junagadh 50

B.Sc. Horticulture:

No. Duration Eligibility Institute Name Available seats
1 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. S.P. College of Horticulture, Navsari 25

B.Sc. Forestry: 

No. Duration Eligibility Institute Name Available seats
1 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. S.P. College of Horticulture, Navsari 25

B.Sc. Fisheries:

No. Duration Eligibility Institute Name Available seats
1 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. College of Fisheries, Veraval 20

B.Tech. Dairy Technology:

No. Duration Eligibility Institute Name Available seats
1 4 years (8 semesters) HSC - Science stream. Sheth M.C. College of Dairy Science, Anand 30

NOTE: Application forms are to be submitted course-wise in respective colleges of the respective University for courses at no.1 to 6 above. Son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of agriculturists are awarded 5% more in merit for admission whereas, in case of course of Fisheries, 15% weightage is given to children of fishermen. Admission is to be granted according to the number of seats available and rules and regulations framed for respective year.