Institute of Agricultural Sciences

Description:
One of the most prominent institutes for agricultural studies in India, Institute of Agricultural Sciences is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The institute offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level courses under the concern of Banaras Hindu University (BHU). It has eleven departments (Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Extension Education, Farm Engineering, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Horticulture, Mycology and Plant Pathology, Plant Physiology, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry) and conducts its courses from both the campuses of the University (Varanasi & Barkachha). A dedicated team of eminent professors and lecturers is associated with imparting knowledge in the fields of agricultural sciences and plant kingdom. Institute of Agricultural Sciences is a highly rated agricultural institute for quality research in agriculture and related research areas. Various all India coordinated researches in Genetics, Plant Breeding, Agronomy, Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, funded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, are conducted in full swing amid research friendly environment of Barkachha and Varanasi campuses.
Affiliated to: Banaras Hindu University
Courses Offered:
Undergraduate:
The institute offers the following undergraduate programme:
  • B Sc in Agriculture Science

B Sc
Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:
  • M Sc in Agricultural Economics
  • Master of Agri-Business Management (MABM)

M Sc
Doctorate:
The college offers the following doctorate programme:
Ph.D
Admission Procedure and Eligibility:
Undergraduate:
Candidates who have passed 10+2 or any other equivalent examination in Science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) from a recognized Board / College are eligible to apply. In addition, they have to appear in All India Entrance Test, conducted by BHU.

Post Graduate:
Those who have passed bachelor degree examination in agriculture or any stream with Botany as one of the subjects are eligible to apply. However, they should appear in PET (Postgraduate Entrance Test), conducted by BHU.
Doctorate:
Aspirants should possess master degree in agriculture or botany from a recognized University / College. In addition, one has to appear in CRET (Common Research Entrance Test), conducted by the University.

Facilities:
  • Agriculture Farm
  • Dairy
  • Hostel
  • Horticulture Unit
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra
  • Library
  • Placement Assistance
Contact Address:
Institute of Agricultural Sciences
Varanasi
Varanasi - 221 005
Phone: +91-542-2368465
Fax: +91-542-2368465, 2368993
Email: apsinghbhu@yahoo.com
Website: www.bhu.ac.in
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