Best Agriculture University in Haryanaby SGT University Best University in Gurgaon
Agriculture related activities accounts for 21% of Haryana’s total GDP of USD of 130 Billion. The state has 1.5% of India’s total area and yet contributes 15% of India’s agriculture produce. Haryana 86% of the area is arable and out of which 96% of the area is cultivated. Dairy farming and animal husbandry also plays a key role in the agro-based sector of Haryana.
The state has also invested heavily into capacity building and institution building by having several dedicated agricultural universities in Haryana like the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, which is Asia’s largest agriculture university. National Dairy Research Institute and Maharana Pratap Horticulture University are among the reputed government universities and institutions set up in Haryana to cater to the rising demands of the Agriculture-based sector.
However, there are several private universities in Haryana that focuses on Agriculture subjects. Among the list of ever-growing list of private universities in Haryana, SGT University ranks among the top agriculture universities in Haryana.
SGT University – Best Agriculture University in Haryana
Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurugram is one of the best private universities in Haryana. It has a noble mission of providing opportunities for higher education to all sections of society. The University over time has carved a reputation in the academic world by providing a steady stream of highly trained and industry-ready professionals.
SGT University is located at Chandu-Budhera on the outskirts of Gurugram, Haryana. The campus is located less than 5 km from the Delhi border of Daurala and offers convenient access to Indira Gandhi International Airport in Palam, Delhi.
SGT University offers around 160+ courses across 18 fcaulties featuring a wide choice of undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses. It has a very good track record of offering campus placements as per industry standards. The University is UGC and AICTE approved and has the necessary approvals from Haryana Government and regulatory approvals from key government bodies.
SGT University, besides being in the top private universities in India, is also highly rated. SGT has received several awards including the Diamond rating from the QS-IGAUGE ranking.
Faculty of Agriculture Sciences – Best Agriculture College in Haryana
The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (FCAS) at SGT University, established in 2016-17, is equipped to face various challenges in the agriculture sector. The faculty has enhanced essential learning, critical thinking, and discussion-based & analysis-based learning.
The syllabus recommended by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for UG and PG courses is followed and it is being aligned with National Education Policy-2020 as per ICAR guidelines.
Why choose the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences is focused on experiential and self-guided learning, interdisciplinary course work, and student-farmer-industry interaction to develop confidence, lifelong happiness, and success among the graduates. We have established links with many national and international Universities and MNCs for internship, training, research and job placements.
Internationally acclaimed Guest and Adjunct faculty are associated with the teaching, research, and counseling of our students. The college is poised for ICAR- Accreditation in the coming months. Main features of the faculty are:
Ø All faculty members are Ph.D. and NET qualified and educated from reputed national and international universities.
Ø Fully equipped labs of all subjects including Soil Testing Lab funded by Govt. of Haryana.
Ø 75 acres of farmland for practical, demonstration, and research.
Ø Skill development and entrepreneurship modules including mushroom production, beekeeping, horticulture nursery, seed production, and organic agriculture, post-harvest are operational.
Ø Tie-ups with ICAR Institutes and foreign universities for internships and research.
Ø Excellent placement record and tie-ups with leading industries for internship and placement.
Placements of Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
SGT University’s agriculture graduates and postgraduates are taught and trained as per the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) recommended syllabus. Therefore, they are fully competent to be employed in public and private organizations and pursue self entrepreneurship.
SGTU helps its students to get suitable placement in various reputed academic and research institutes, nationalised banks, agro-based companies/ industries/ MNCs/ NGO's etc. It facilitates its students in pursuing higher education in India and abroad.
The following career opportunities are available for agriculture graduates:
- A career in education and research in public and private organisation.
- Agriculture and Horticulture Development Officer in the state department of agriculture and horticulture.
- Soil Conservation Officer and Soil Analyst in the state department of agriculture.
- Seed Production and Seed Certification Officer in the state department of agriculture.
- Rural and Agriculture Development Officer in public and private sector banks.
- Technical Officer in sugar, fertilizer, and pesticides manufacturing units.
- Researcher in seed and vegetable production, value addition and processing and packaging companies.
- Marketing Officer in seed, fertilizer, and pesticides public and private companies.
- As entrepreneurs in agri-business (retail, wholesale, production) of seed, fertilizer, pesticide, planting material, organic products, etc.
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