AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURE
The Department of Agricultural Sciences was established in 2015 aims at achieving excellence in academics and agriculture research. Bachelor’s and Master’s courses in Agriculture are offered by the Department. The Department offers four years course in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and two years Masters programme in Agronomy, Horticulture, Economics and Genetics & Plant Breeding The Department has designed dynamic and focused curricula as per the guidelines of Indian Council of Agricultural research (ICAR) to develop well-trained manpower for academics, agro-based industry and extension oriented applications. To keep in pace with the advancement and requirement of the agricultural education system, the college adopted the revised academic curricula recommended by different Dean’s committee from time to time to maintain the standard of teaching. Each field of specialization is headed by highly qualified faculty and supported by well equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art instrumentation. The thrust areas of the department include multi-disciplinary research in the fields of agriculture and its allied ventures. Research projects funded by Department of Science and Technology, government of India are in operation in the department. The Department is well-equipped with spacious classrooms and laboratories to provide quality teaching and research opportunities for the students. The students are also imparted training in the field through conduct of research trials and demonstrations.
Department Vision

To be the leading centre providing student – responsive education, farmer –responsive training and services for development of Agriculture and agro-industry.”
To provide consultancy in agriculture to disseminate the technology innovation to the producer through integrated extension activities Department of Agricultural Sciences visualize the critical importance of Agriculture and its overall development & department remains deeply committed to dissemination of both for increasing productivity, rural development and enhancing the quality education.


Department Mission

The Department of Agricultural Sciences is committed to attain excellence in teaching, research and extension by providing quality education, undertaking basic, applied and adaptive research to evolve suitable cost-effective agricultural production and protection technologies and by acting as a catalyst for the growth of agro-based industries in Punjab. To do so, it keeps on doing various type of research related to agriculture.