SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY

The Department offers M. Sc. (Ag.) and Ph.D. Programmes in Horticulture. Initially, there was a one year (two semester) PG Diploma course in Horticulture known as PG Diploma in ‘Seed and Nursery Production’ under the Centre for Rural Technology (CRT) that was started in the Academic session 1997 and continued up to the academic session 2000-2001. The course was upgraded to Master Degree Programme in Horticulture from the academic session 2001-2002 after creation of Department of Applied Plant Science (Horticulture) under the School for Bio Sciences and Biotechnology. Since then concerted efforts have been made to conduct research on all aspects of Horticultural crops viz., Fruits, Vegetable, Ornamentals, Medicinal & Aromatic crops and Aquatic plants in order to improve their productivity and quality. Recently, Department of Horticulture come in to being under the School of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SAST) in place of Department of Applied Plant Science under School for Biosciences and Biotechnology.

Under the Department course (B. Voc Landscape and Gardening) To develop skill and employability among youth, short term and long certificate courses, diploma courses and various vocational courses have also been emphasized by government of India at various platforms. The basic aim of these courses is to increase self sufficiency and self dependence of younger generation, motivating them for entrepreneurship.

B. Voc (Floriculture and Landscape Gardening) targets the floriculture and nursery industry, besides the various opportunities for landscaping in hotels, land developers and government gardens and aims to prepare a person for handling various job opportunities in public and private sector as well as help for entrepreneurship development. The department has also started 3 years B. Voc Course (Bachelor of Vocational Course) in Floriculture and Landscape Gardening from 2014.

Courses Offered

S.NO. Name of Course Duration of course Intake Eligibility Criteria Tuition fees per Semester
1 M. Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture 02 Years 30 Graduate Degree in Agriculture, Floriculture and Biology with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH) from recognized university Rs 1500/-
2 B. Voc. ( Floriculture & Landscape Gardening) 03 Year 50 (10+2) Intermediate in any Stream with 50% marks (45% for SC /ST /PH ) from recognized university Rs 10000/-
No. of Seats Vacant in Ph.D. Programme(Tentative): Under Reserved Category: 04,    Under General Category: 03

Address

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (A Central University) Vidya Vihar, Raebareli Road Lucknow - 226025

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