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School of Agricultural Sciences

School of Agricultural Sciences


The "Department of Agricultural Sciences", Career Point University, Kota, Rajasthan has a mission to impart agricultural education for rural and urban students to bring the agricultural prosperity in south-east Rajasthan. This Department is recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC) through the "UGC Act, 1956", under section 2(f) and 22(i) and it is spread over 56 acres of productive land with natural fauna and flora.

The aim of the department is to create advancement in education and research with multi dimensional knowledge for our students as well as farming community.

Moreover, the need of “Department of Agricultural Sciences” is highly accredited in the region to excel the good quality of land and natural resources under the guidance of highly qualified faculties. The experienced faculties may explore the theoretical as well as practical knowledge in highly professional manner that can prepare the students to meet the challenges in increasingly competitive world. The Department keeps the students well informed about potential job opportunities and helps them to make prudent decisions for their future careers.

The faculties interact with every student to make them innovative in state-of-art system of education. The smart system of learning enables students to stand in the line of other premiere institutions of the world. Our core aim is to enable the students as Agriculture Scientist to contribute in the share of Indian Food Grain Production and bring Second Green Revolution by our concentrated knowledge.

To cater the diversified need of industry, the school offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate and post-graduate level as follows:

  • After 12th Pass/ "A" Level / Equivalent
  • After Graduation / Equivalent
    • M.Sc.
       Agronomy | Horticulture | Genetics & Plant Breeding.
      Duration: 2 years
    • M.B.A.
      Specializations: Agri Business Management
      Duration: 2 years

Features

  • We will educate the students to cater the future need of food security.
  • Maintain & enhance our department as per the National & International standards
  • We will accelerate the agricultural school activities by adopting “Earning while Learning” through Post Harvest Technology & Hi-tech Horticulture.
  • We will enhance our laboratory to deliver high value in the future.
  • In the functional area of University, we will start Organic Farming & Bee Keeping at farmers’ level.
  • In the future, we will open the outlet in the university to sell the materials produce by our school/students.
  • We will educate & develop students to compete at National and International level for job.
  • We will also develop research facilities for students to give them exposure with latest Biotechnological & Genetic Engineering Techniques/GM Techniques etc.

AGRICULTURE ACT Agriculture science is approved subject in schedule of Career Point University Act. Collaboration with many industries and research institutions as per ICAR guidelines for RAWE Program

APPROVALS & ACCREDITATION The University is recognized by UGC, Member of Association of Indian Universities, along with due approvals of the regulating bodies CPU University running more than 50 program offered under various schools. University is accredited from National board of Accreditation (NBA).

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Approval of ICAR (Indian Council of Agriculture Research) is not required to any university (including Career Point University, Kota). Refer Annexure - I (Letter No. 10/68/2016/EQR dated 6.7.2017)
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ICAR has no statutory power to recognize any University or College. Refer Annexure - II (ICAR Letter No. 6-20/2012-A&P (Edn)
3.
Government of Andhra Pradesh Order relating with deleting the requirement of accreditation by ICAR (Indian Council of Agriculture Research). Refer Annexure - III (Government of Andhra Pradesh Order G.O. MS. No. 64 dated 27.7.2017)
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If University and course is recognized with UGC then the student is eligible for admission to M.Sc. in IARI, ICAR through All India Entrance Examination conducted by ICAR. Refer Annexure - IV ( ICAR letter No. 6-23/2012-A&P(Edn)
5.
UG Degree in Agriculture and allied subject are professional degree course. Refer Annexure - V (ICAR Letter No Edn/13/1/2016-HRD dated 6.10.2016)

Courses Offered

 

To cater the diversified need of industry, the school offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate and post-graduate level as follows:

Department Activities


Expert Lecture

Expert Lecture

NSS Activity conducted by agriculture faculty members

International Yoga Day Celebration at CPU Open Air Theatre

Plantation Activity

Conservation Farming

Expert Lecture by Dr. R.L. Suwalka

Expert Lecture by KVK Scientist

Visit at Centre of Excellence

Visit at Gau Diary

Nursery Visit KVK Kota

Visiting Museum at Baramati

Visiting Plant Protection lab at Baramati

Visiting Apiculture Unit at Baramati

Visiting Nursery of KVK Borkheda

Visit Biochemistry Lab at Jhalawar Agriculture College

Visit Nanta Farm KVK Kota

Field Work

Land Preparation for Cultivation

Land Preparation for Rabi Crop

Kharif Season Crop Research Work

Practical Crop Production in Agriculture Research Farm

Weed Management Practical

Land Preparation for Cultivation

Practical Crop Physiology

Project "Organic Milk Product" at Dusshera Mela

Nss Activities

Plantation Day Activity

Swatch bharat activity

Yoga day activity

Youth Day Activity

Traffic awareness show

Polyhouse

Agri Produce Gift to Chairmen

Brinjal harvesting in polyhouse

First sell of agri produce

Polyhouse production of brinjal

Polyhouse production

Practical class in net house

Practical class in polyhouse

Practical class on seed bed preperation

Practical class on vermicompost

Practical class on strawberry

Practical in net house

Practical work in shed house

Strawberry sorting

Reserch Field

Bed preperation on field

Class session

Crop tagging for research

Field analysis and preperation

Field inspection by vc sir

Field visit of first sem students

Irrigating field

MSc. research trial

MSc. research trial

Practical class of field crop

Practical class on field

Practical class on field

Research trials

Research trials of phd students

Research trials

Seedbed preperations

Weeding and rouging activity

Lab Work

Animal science lab

Bio tech lab

Dairy science lab

Entomology lab

Entomology lab

Entomology lab

PHT Lab

Plant protection Lab

Plant protection Lab

Soil science lab

Club Activities

Basketball Sports Activity

Fac club activity

KHELOTSAV

Sports visit

Sports visit

Sports visit

Sports visit

Expert Lecture

Expert Lecture on Production & Breeding Technology

School of Agricultural Sciences conducted an expert lecture on the topic Production Technology was held on Expert Lecture on 1st February, 2017, the expert lecture was delivered by Dr. M. C. Jain. He delivered theoretical as well as for practical exposure of students towards Emerging Technology in the field of Production & Breeding Technology of Fruit Crops.

Expert Lecture on Soil And Water Conservation for Dry Land Agriculture

School of Agricultural Sciences conducted an expert lecture on the topic Soil And Water Conservation was held on Expert Lecture on 20th Sep. 2016, the expert lecture was delivered by Dr. K. M. Gautam. He delivered theoretical as well as for practical exposure of students towards Emerging Technology in the field of Soil And Water Conservation for Dry Land Agriculture.


Educational Tour

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) at Baramati, Pune, Maharastra

CPU, Kota Students visited at Internationally recognized Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Baramati at Baramati, Pune, Maharastra 18th March 2017 to 24th March 2017

Following Research stations and Agricultural Universities have been visited:
  • Forest Nursery, Baddgaon
  • College of Horticulture and Forestry, Jhalawar
  • Agricultural Research Station, Ummedganj, Kota, Rajasthan
  • Collage of Horticulture and Forestry. Jhalawar, Rajasthan
  • KVK, Jhalawar
  • KVK, Bundi
  • KVK, Borkhera, Kota
  • NICRA Project at ChomaKot, Kota
  • Citrus Excellence Centre (An Indo-Isreal Project) Nanta, Bundi Road, Kota
  • Centre of Soil & Water Conservation Research and Training Institute (ICAR), Dadwara, Kota
  • Swami Vivekanand Krishi Farm House Jhalawar.(Organic Agriculture Unit)
  • High Tech Cow Dairy (Gau Dairy).
  • Visited Integrated Farming System (IFS) at Progressive farmer’s field (Mr. Narendra malav) vill. Haripura, dangawat, Kota

Career Opportunities

 

After acquiring, the degree of Agriculture, students may pursue various job opportunities in Government and Private organizations as per below chart:

B.Sc. Level
  • Agriculture Field Officer (IBPS)
  • Assistant Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Supervisor
  • Section Officer (SSC)
  • Forest Ranger
  • Central Ware House Corporation
  • National Seed Corporation
  • State Seed Corporation
  • Management Trainee (IFFCO, KRIBHCO)
  • Food Corporation of India (Officer)
M.Sc. Level  
  • Rural Horticulture Extension Officer
  • Rural Extension Officer
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Research Officer
  • Assistant Agriculture Officer
  • School Lecturer (Agriculture)
  • Subject Matter Specialist
  • Technical Assistant
  • Agriculture Research Scientist
  • Assistant Professor

Labs Facilities


The Department of Agricultural Sciences facilitates following labs and Practical Field for graduates and post-graduate students.

The list of laborateries is given below –

  • Plant Biotechnology, Plant Physiology & Biochemistry
  • Agriculture Microbiology & Soil Science
  • Agronomy & Crop Research Centre (CRC)
  • Horticulture & Plant Tissue Culture
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Food Processing and Post Harvest Technology
  • Seed Technology
Labs

Soil Science Lab

Genetics Lab

Plant Protection Lab

Biotech Lab

Poly House

Shed Net House

Professional Collaboration


Career point school of physiotherapy has professional collaboration with many renowned local & national multispeciality hospitals in & around the kota. We send the students of B. Physiotherapy & M.P.T. for regular clinical postings of student at different superspeciality hospitals to enhance their practical skills.


We have Professional Collaboration with these superspeciality hospitals.

  • Kota Heart Institute & Multispeciality hospital, Talwandi ,Kota.
  • Shree ji mother & child hospital, Vigyan Nagar, Kota.
  • Jaiswal hospital & neuro Research institute, Vigyan Nagar, Kota.
  • Dhakad Trauma & General hospital , Kunhari, Kota
  • Khandelwal nursing home, Mahaveer Nagar II , Kota.
  • Shraddha physiotherapy & Geriatric rehabilitation centre, Vigyan Nagar, Kota.
  • Sukhmani physiotherapy hospital , Vigyan Nagar, Kota.
  • Bharat vikas parishad hospital & research centre, Dadabari Kota.
  • Pushpadi Cancer Care Centre, Shreenathpuram, Kota.

Academic Achievements


  • 5 Students selected in Govt. Agriculture Supervisor Competition Exam and 1 is selected in Govt. Assistant Agriculture Officer Exam. in year 2019-20
  • Extra classes for competitive exams also conducted by expert faculty panel.
  • 8 research papers are published by in various National and International Journal in year 2019-20 by students
  • 6 research papers are published in various National and International Journal in year 2018-19 by students.
  • Conducted International conference: “ICFS” on 8th & 9th Nov., 2017.
  • Students participated in national level Science Exhibition (Anveshan), and achieved 5th position among top 100 projects of Agricultural field in North India.
  • Conducted national level conference: “National Conference on Innovations & Strategies in Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences” on 28, 29 April, 2016.
  • Planned a 7 days Educational tour for B.Sc. & M.Sc. Agriculture student at “Agriculture Development Trust”, Baramati, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Participated a national level farmer fair, and “Swach Bharat Abhiyan”. Besides these activities Institution facilitate Academic visit for entire Agriculture students:
Following Research stations and Agricultural Universities have been visited:
  • Forest Nursery, Baddgaon
  • College of Horticulture and Forestry, Jhalawar
  • Agricultural Research Station, Ummedganj, Kota, Rajasthan.
  • Collage of Horticulture and Forestry. Jhalawar, Rajasthan.
  • KVK, Jhalawar
  • KVK, Bundi
  • KVK, Borkhera, Kota
  • NICRA Project at Choma Kot, Kota
  • Citrus Excellence Centre (An Indo-Isreal Project) Nanta, Bundi Road, Kota
  • Centre of Soil & Water Conservation Research and Training Institute (ICAR), Dadwara, Kota
  • Swami Vivekanand Krishi Farm House Jhalawar.(Organic Agriculture Unit)
  • High Tech Cow Dairy (Gau Dairy).
  • Visited Integrated Farming System (IFS) at Progressive farmer’s field (Mr. Narendra malav) vill. Haripura, dangawat, Kota