Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences
Erstwhile known as Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), situated in the holy city of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, is a Deemed-to-be-University. It prioritizes professional courses in the field of agriculture to disseminate traditional agricultural technology among farmers. Since its inception, the institute has been imparting enough scopes in animal resources, agricultural sciences, and engineering & technology. Besides, the University runs Distance Education programmes approved by Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC, New Delhi. SHIATS Allahabad is recognized by International Association of Universities, Indian Association of Agricultural Universities and Association of Indian Universities for its enduring efforts in the field of higher education.
Currently, SHIATS Allahabad, as a multifaceted institute, offers 39 UG programmes, 101 PG programmes, 18 Diploma programmes and several doctoral programmes in a wide range of faculties through its various constituent schools. The institute houses Allahabad School of Agriculture, School of Forestry and Environment, Halina School of Home Science, Makino School of Continuing & No-Formal Education, Faculty of Engineering & Technology , Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Shepherd School of Engineering & Technology, Warner School of Food & Dairy Technology, Jacob School of Biotechnology & Bio-Engineering, School of Basic Sciences, School of Forensic Sciences, Joseph School of Business Studies, Gospel & Plough School of Theology, Yeshu Darbar Bible School, Sunderesan School of Veterinary Science, Grace Zamen School of Education, Chitamber School Of Humanities & Social Sciences, Sudha Lal Women’s College, School of Film & Mass Communication, Christian School of Health Sciences, under its aegis.
The institute follows a centralized admission process and conducts entrance test and counseling for admission into several UG and PG courses. Besides, for admission into some specialized UG and PG, certificate, diploma, PG Diploma and research programmes, the institute shortlists students on the basis of merit and direct interview. The institute’s academic programmes are structured uniquely to provide its students excellent educational background through highly qualified faculty members and skilled professionals, advance teaching and learning aids, rigorous curriculum and extensive training. For knowledge exchange, the University has signed MoUs with various national and international academic institutions.
Besides offering qualitative higher educational degrees, this Deemed-to-be-University also provides several other facilities for the overall advancement of the students. Along with all basic amenities, like separate accommodation for boys and girls, transports, college and departmental libraries, good catering service, scholarship for weaker sections, health care, sports, social and cultural activities, the institute To enhance distinctive inherent talents of the students, it has formed
Finishing School and imparts various professional and soft skills through able faculties from different fields and institutions. The institute has established a Career Planning and Counseling Centre to guide the students to face the challenges of the global commercial world and shape their future according to their areas of interest.
SHIATS was established under the able flagship of Dr Sam Higginbottom in the year 1910 as Allahabad Agricultural School, a united Endeavour of Christian communities and church organizations in India. The institute is accredited and assessed with a “B ++” certificate by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore in 2005. Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi, and International Association of Universities and Association of Indian Universities permitted the reforming of the Allahabad Agricultural University - Deemed University to Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (Deemed-to-be-University) in the year 2009.
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences (SHIATS)
Post. Agriculture Institute
Allahabad - 211 007
Phone: +91-532-2684281/781, 2684250
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