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University of Agricultural Science - Dharwad

Address: Krishi Nagar, Dharwad, Karnataka., Dharwad, Karnataka, 580005
08362747958
08362745276
www.uasd.edu

Overview

University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad was established on October 1, 1986. The objectives of the University as defined in the Act are as follows. The newly formed University of Agricultural...
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Courses

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Biotechnology  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Home Science  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Horticulture  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Forestry  More  
  • Bachelor of Technology in Food Science  More  
  • Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Home Science  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Microbiology  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Family Resource Management  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Business Management  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and Plant Pathology  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Textiles and Apparel Designing  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science and Nutrition  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Human Development  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Entomology  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Economics  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension Education  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Crop Physiology  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and Plant Breeding  More  
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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Seed Science and Technology  More  
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry  More  
  • Master of Business Administration in Agribusiness Management  More  
  • Master of Science in Medical and Aromatic Plants  More  
  • Master of Science in Plant Bio-Technology  More  
  • Master of Science in Plant Pathology  More  
  • Master of Science in Spice and Plantation Crops  More  
  • Master of Science in Agriculture Business Management  More  
  • Master of Science in Agriculture Marketing and Cooperation  More  
  • Master of Science in Apiculture  More  
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science  More  
  • Master of Science in Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops  More  
  • Master of Science in Floriculture  More  
  • Master of Science in Food Science and Nutrition  More  
  • Master of Science in Olericulture  More  
  • Master of Science in Plant Biochemistry  More  
  • Master of Science in Plantation Crops  More  
  • Master of Science in Pomology  More  
  • Master of Science in Post Harvest Process and Food Engineering  More  
  • Master of Science in Forestry  More  
  • Master of Science in Agriculture Horticulture  More  
  • Master of Science in Sericulture  More  
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Economics  More  
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Entomology  More  
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Extension  More  
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Microbiology  More  
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Statistics  More  
  • Master of Science in Agronomy  More  
  • Master of Science in Crop Physiology  More  
  • Master of Science in Genetics and Plant Breeding  More  
  • Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology  More  
  • Master of Science in Agriculture Plant Pathology  More  
  • Master of Science in Seed Science and Technology  More  
  • Master of Science in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry  More  
  • Master of Science in Health Science in Extension and Communication Management  More  
  • Master of Science in Health Science Family Resource Management  More  
  • Master of Science in Agriculture Agronomy  More  
  • Master of Science in Health Science in Human Development  More  
  • Master of Science in Floriculture and Land Scaping  More  
  • Master of Science in Horticulture  More  
  • Master of Technology in Farm Machinery and Power  More  
  • Master of Technology in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering  More  
  • Master of Technology in Soil and Water Engineering  More  
  • Master of Technology in Agriculture Engineering  More  
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University of Agricultural Science - Dharwad Details

University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad was established on October 1, 1986. The objectives of the University as defined in the Act are as follows. The newly formed University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad has 4 Colleges, 25 Research Stations, 6 Extension Education Units, 5 Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s and ATIC. The University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad has its jurisdiction over 7 districts namely Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bijapur, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri, and Uttar Kannada in northern Karnataka. Greater diversity exists in soil types, climate, topography cropping and farming situations. The jurisdiction includes dry-farming to heavy rainfall and irrigated area. Important crops of the region include sorghum, cotton, rice, pulses, chili, sugarcane, groundnut, sunflower, wheat, safflower etc. The region is also known for many horticultural crops.

The mission of the University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad is to provide leadership in teaching, research and extension related to agriculture and allied sciences. The University has been making efforts to keep pace with new frontiers of science and contemporary developments to be socially, economically and technically relevant. The University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad is strongly committed to develop the needed excellent manpower and useful technologies and their dissemination to serve the farming community of the State, in general, and its jurisdiction, in particular. The growth and development of University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad has been possible due to the foresight and dedication of the Vice-chancellors and their contribution during their tenure.

In pursuit of providing professional service to the farming community in the 12 northern districts of Karnataka State, India in modernizing agriculture, the College of Agriculture was established in 1947 by the erstwhile Bombay State Government at the Agricultural Research Station, Dharwad about 8 km away from the University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad campus. With the reorganization of states of India during 1956, the college came under the administrative control of the Department of Agriculture, Mysore State (later named as Karnataka State). The College was affiliated to Bombay University soon after its formation and then to University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad in 1950. It became the constituent college of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore in 1965 and then came under the purview of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad with effect from 1st October 1986, the day on which a separate University for the northern Karnataka region was formed. University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad has multi-fold functions of teaching, research and extension in the field of agricultural and allied sciences.

University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad is located at Krishi Nagar, Dharwad, Karnataka. The University Library came into existence, with the establishment of UAS, Dharwad on 01.10.1986. Consequent to the formation of new University, the College of Agriculture library became University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad Library. The Library consists of about one lakh documents, which includes Books, Theses, Reports, Pamphlets and Back Volumes of Periodicals. Library has about 9000 theses. It maintains a copy of thesis submitted by the PG students, for the award of their Master and Ph.D. degree. The Teachers, Research personnel and Non teaching staff of the University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad, up to the cadre of Lab Assistants, and bonfire Students of UAS main campus, are eligible for the membership. The persons, who wish to consult the books in the library for specific purpose, can also make use of library, temporarily.

University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad provides the UG programmes are offered in six fields, namely, Agriculture (at Dharwad, Raichur, Bijapur and Bheemarayanagudi), Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation and Agri-Business Management (at Dharwad), Rural Home Science (at Dharwad), Agricultural Engineering (at Raichur), Horticulture (at Arabhavi) and Forestry (at Sirsi). PG programmes are offered at Dharwad, Raichur, Bidar, Arabhavi and Sirsi campuses in 31 disciplines for master’s degree and in 17 disciplines for doctoral degree.

The University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad covers 28% of the geographical, 27% of total cultivated and 14% of the irrigated area in the State, spreading across 7 districts of Northern Karnataka. A number of agricultural, horticultural and plantation crops represent the rich heritage of the area. There are five major agricultural irrigation projects, viz., Tungabhadra, Upper Krishna, Malaprabha, Ghataprabha which provide irrigation to about 7.18 lakh ha. Accounting for 27 per cent of the total cultivated area. The region is endowed with a variety of climate, soils and crops. The University of Agricultural Science - UAS Dharwad covers four Agro-climatic Zones, viz., Northern Dry Zone, Northern Transitional Zone, Hilly Zone and Coastal Zone. Research needs of the farmers are catered through the research work being carried out in 25 Agricultural Research Stations spread across diverse agro-ecosystems, 28 AICRPs and nearly 190 externally funded adhoc projects.

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