Faculty of

Agriculture

About Faculty of Agricuture

The broad vision of the Department is to attain global visibility by developing trained human resource at par with global standards, having a high degree of international expertise, socially inclusive perspectives, cross-cultural competencies and ethical character while meeting the employment and knowledge aspirations locally. Department of Agriculture of VGU is well poised to meet the challenges ahead that transforms agriculture sector into the engine of growth of economy by providing the human resources, skills and technology for the sustainable development of state’s agriculture, all economic activities put to the production of biomass based land and water including crop production (agriculture) and forestry. The curriculum and pedagogy are designed to foster creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of Agriculture. The co-curricular activities are designed to develop domain skills to prepare the students job ready besides developing leadership traits to groom them for leadership positions in their chosen fields. Deptt. of Agriculture, VGU is committed to motivate & support the students to initiate, promote and co-ordinate such research and development projects, and programmes (including demonstration projects) as are likely to be relevant to the achievement of specific objectives and problems and help in the fruitful exploitation of the natural resources.

Why Agriculture?

Agriculture plays a critical role in the entire life of a given economy. Agriculture is the backbone of the economic system of a given country. In addition to providing food and raw material, agriculture also provides employment opportunities to a very large percentage of the population.

Agriculture as a Career
  • Agriculture field offers job opportunities in horticulture, poultry farming, plant science, soil science, food science, animal science, etc. Some of the other agricultural activities that give attractive returns are horticulture, dairying & poultry farming. As a landscapers and horticultures you can get employed in hotels, health farms, resorts, etc.
  • After pursuing courses in agriculture field, you can apply for jobs in government as well as in private organizations. There are various job opportunities are available for agriculture graduate aspirants. This field can easily lead you towards the highly paid jobs.
  • After completing your postgraduate degree in agriculture, you can work as a supervisors, distributors, researcher & engineer.

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WORD FROM ALUMNUS

  • I would describe the Vivekananda Global University as exciting and dynamic. The best thing about being a student here is the number of additional opportunities that are available. I was initially attracted here by the school’s reputation and my career goals.

    Parikshita Ojha
    Civil Engineering
  • Success was a phenomena in my mind which I wanted to strive for, before I came to Vivekananda Global University. And it was made apparent here by the guidance of the mentors, my hardwork and fate that I flew high to the right direction from where I was founded. 

    Vivek Singh
    Computer Science Engineering

40 LPA

Highest Package
offered


10 LPA

Offered by
40+ MNC’s


5 LPA

Offered by
160+ MNC’s

Message From Dean

Department of Agriculture
A WORD FROM DEAN

Prof. D. P. Darmora received his Ph. D. from IIT Kharagpur and M. Tech & B. Tech from College of Technology, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. He has forty one years of diversified experience of teaching, research and administration. As an academician he has published over forty eight research papers in national and international journal besides writing nine books/ manual and supervising Ph. D & M. Tech. Students. He has been Principal Investigator of ICAR- All India Coordinated Research Project on Renewable Energy Sources, Post-Harvest Technology and Mechanization of Experimental Plots as well as Water Management Project funded by Government of Rajasthan. He is a member of Research Advisory Committee, GIAN (North) and several other professional bodies. Before  the charge of Dean, FBAS in November, 2017 he served two RTU affiliated Engineering Collages as Principal for about seven years.

 
 
Prof. (Dr.) D. P Darmora
 +91 9414781762  :
dean_agriculture@vgu.ac.in

Programs

Ph.D Program

 

Integrated Program

Infrastructure

  • State-of-the-art infrastructure with smart classrooms and laboratories equipped with latest equipment.
  • More than 30-hectare farmland with Crop Research Centre and Horticulture Nursery.
  • Facilities of Polyhouse, Poultry house, Meteorological Centre and Vermi Compost units.
  • Modern farm equipment and Hydroponics Lab.

Awards and Recognition 

  • Students participated in many state and national level sports events in which they bagged first position in Kabaddi at BITS Pilani.
  • The faculty members have participated in the PANACHE XII where they bagged first position in Football and Kabaddi.
  • Most of the Faculty members are Ph.D qualified.
  • Field visit, training, agriculture exhibition on regular basis.
  • Course curriculum as per ICAR 5thDeans’ Committee recommendations.
  • The students from Tennessee State University (USA) have done a summer internship under Department of Agriculture of VGU.

Faculty

Mrs. Shalini

Agriculture

Innovative & Elegant

Mr. Ashok

Agriculture

Innovative & Elegant

Shalini Sharma

Agriculture

Innovative & Elegant

Mrs. Shalini

Agriculture

Innovative & Elegant

Collaboration and MOU

Labs

Chemistry Lab

Computer Lab

Electrical Lab

Mechanical Lab

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