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 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.

Key Features:

  • i. All faculty members are highly qualified and well experiences.
  • ii. Facility of 550 seating capacity auditorium for organizing regular national and international seminars/symposiums/conferences/workshops.
  • iii. Twenty six different clubs including International Toastmaster club, Green Roots club, Various indoor and outdoor sports and NCC are run by the students for their own interest with holistic development.
  • iv. Course curriculum as per 5th Deans’ committee recommendations.
  • v. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture admission through Joint Entrance Test (JET) only.
  • Vi. Facilities of Farm Instructions, Polyhouse, Hydroponics, Aloe vera processing unit, Meteorological centre and Nursery setup.

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.

800+ Placed

and Counting.....

WORD FROM ALUMNUS

  • Vivekananda Global University has been a great contributor to the development of my personality. I have established my leadership, time management and team skills and have also been able to advance these skills to the whole new augment level.

    Shashikant Sharma
    Bsc Agriculture
  • VGU is a place where you can find an amalgamation of learning. I feel  great studying at VGU as it gives great opportunity as well as support from faculties and placement officers. Getting Placed at Byzu’s is an achievement for me for which i would like to thank VGU.

    Akhil
    Bsc Agriculture
  • 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.
    Gadeveni Madhulika
    Bsc Agriculture
  • 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.
    Anjali
    Bsc Agriculture

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

Faculty of Agriculture discipline is among Rajasthan and India’s best agriculture colleges. The department has well equipped laboratories, library and farm instructor to carryout experimental trails in agriculture and allied fields. Department gives more 85 per cent campus placement in reputed agriculture companies. Department has been carrying out internships (ICAR, CSIR, MANAGE, Saras Dairy, Freshokartz), training (IIRS, ISRO, NIAM, SAUs), seminars (national/international), workshops (based on farmers & industrial demands such as hydroponics, flying farming, terrace farming, pests & diseases management), webinars (burning topic) etc. 

 
Prof. (Dr) Hoshiyar Singh
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Programs

Doctorial 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

  • i. MOUs with S.K.N.A.U., Jobner; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Nainital; Tennessee State University, USA; National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hydrabad; Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun and National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur.
  • ii. Placement of candidates in different company such as Agro Star: 20; ICICI bank: 42; Waste Management: 06 and FreshoKartz: 03.
  • iii. Department teaching staffs have participated virtual training certificates of 21 days from ICAR, New Delhi and also conducted IIRS, Dehradun training programms for students.
  • iv. Department of Agriculture has conducted 03 national seminars, 02 workshops and 12 national webinars during 2020-21.
  • v. All class activities including teaching, Assignments, quizzes, projects and exams (Mid term, Practical & End term) were conducted through e-platform whenever lockdown situation was there.
  • vi. Departmental faculty members published 05 practical manual in this session.
  • vii. Total 05 candidates were awarded M.Sc. Agriculture (Agronomy) and 220 candidates were graduated in 2019-20.

Faculty

Dr. P.K. Sharma

Professor & Head of Agronomy (PGs Programme)

Qualification:

Ph.D. (Agro-Forestry), P.G. Diploma & NET

 

 

Research Interest: Agronomy

Dr. Kuldeep Sharma

Professor

Qualification:

Ph.D. (Plant Pathology)

 

 

Research Interest:Plant Pathology, Microbiology and Entomology

Mr. G. C. Motwani

Professor and Incharge of Academic & Industrial collaboration

Qualification:

MBA

Research Interests: Entrepreneurship, Ethics & Value addition

Dr. Vikas Kumar

Assistant Professor

Qualification:

Ph.D. (Agro-Forestry), B.Ed. (Science), P.G. Diploma & NET

Research Interests: Agronomy, Agroforestry, Nursery management &
Horticulture

Mr. N.K. Sharma

Assistant Professor

Qualification:

Ph.D. Agriculture (Plant Breeding & Genetics)

Research Interests: Plant Breeding & Genetics, Seed Technology and Plant
physiology

Mr. Raju Singh Jakhar

Assistant Professor

Qualification:

M.Sc. (Agriculture Extension), NET

 

 

Research Interests: Extension and Skills Development

Dr. Kuldeep Tiwari

Assistant Professor

Qualification:

Ph.D. (Watershed Management)

 

Research Interests: Watershed Management, Agricultural Engineering, Remote
Sensing & GIS

Ms. Vishakha Sharma

Assistant Professor

Qualification:

M.Sc. Agriculture (Agronomy)

 

 

Research Interests: Agronomy and Cropping Pattern

Collaboration and MOU

 

 

 

 

Labs

Cultural Activity

Hydroponics & Nano-technology for Precision Farming

Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management

Vermi-Compost Units


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