Academics Programs

Under Graduate - B. Sc. (Agri) , B. Sc. (Ag. Maco.) , B. Tech. (Engg.)
The University offers 6 undergraduate degree programmes in the faculty of Agriculture.
Campus College Degree offered Year of start
GKVK Campus, Bangalore College of Agriculture B.Sc (Agri)
B.Sc (Ag.MaCo)
B.Tech (Ag.Engg)
1965
1976
1996
Post Graduate - M. Sc. – 23 Disciplines , Ph. D. – 13 Disciplines.
The Master’s degree programmes are offered in 45 specialized areas in the faculty of Agriculture and Animal Sciences. These are offered in three campuses of the university, i.e., courses in Agriculture Sciences at GKVK campus; Veterinary Sciences; and Dairy Sciences at Hebbal campus and Fisheries Sciences at Mangalore campus. The residential requirement is 2 years for Master’s degree programme.
Research/Ph.D
The Doctoral degree are offered in 34 specialized areas in the faculty of Agriculture and Animal Sciences. These are offered in three campuses of the university, i.e., courses in Agriculture Sciences at GKVK campus; Veterinary Sciences; and Dairy Sciences at Hebbal campus and Fisheries Sciences at Mangalore campus. The residential requirement is 3 years for Ph.D program.
Training
Under ‘Swavalambana’ a scheme sponsored by the State Government of Karnataka a 12 weeks training programmes for Rural Youth are offered in the field of Dairy production, Poultry, Bakery, Mushroom production and Nursery rising and Management.
The Staff Training Unit under the Directorate of Extension periodically conducts Training Course for the benefit of IAS Probationers, Officials of the State Government Department of Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry. The UAS also continuously train its own staff engaged in Research and Extension on latest techniques and accomplishments in the field of Agriculture and allied subjects.
  • The other wings of the Directorate of Extension, viz., Farmers Training Institute, Extension units and Krishi Vignana Kendras are also engaged in imparting training programmes of UAS, Bangalore.
  • The various departments of College of Agriculture, Bangalore, are engaged in conducting Summer Institutes / Refresher Courses for the benefit of staff of State Agricultural Universities.
Non-Degree Courses
The Bakery Training Unit, under the Directorate of Extension also conduct training courses.
  • 14 weeks Certificate Course in Bakery Technology.
  • 2 and 4 weeks Bakery product preparation course for commercial development and self-employment.
  • 2 and 4 weeks Bakery product preparation course for commercial development and self-employment.
  • One week course for selected professional.
  • 3 days Home bakery course for women.
  • Correspondence course to literate farmers is offered in paddy and scientific cultivation of Mulberry and Silk Rearing Sericulture.
The Staff Training Unit under the Directorate of Extension periodically conducts training course for the benefit of UAS Staff, Probationers and Officials of the State Government Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry. The UAS also continuously trains its staff engaged in Research and Extension on latest techniques and accomplishments in the field of Agriculture and allied subjects.
The Directorate of Extension also conducts sponsored programmes for state Development Departments, Corporate Sectors, Non-Governmental Organizations, Farmers, Rural youths and Women through its Extension Education network, Farmers Training Institute etc.

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