Foreign Students Center

University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore
University Profile
The University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, a premier Agricultural University in India, came into existence in 1964. It is located on NH-7, Bellary Road, 14 kms from Bangalore city Bus/Railway station and 25 kms from International Airport, Bangalore.
Mission
Teaching, Research and Extension.
Goal
To develop technical manpower in Agricultural Sciences and attain higher Agricultural productivity for well being through Teaching, Research and Extension in Agricultural and Allied Sciences.
University has excelled in many dimensions
UAS Graduates have been top ranking in ICAR-JRF Examination (2001-2007).
First in Sports and Cultural activities in All India Agricultural Inter-University meet (2003-2007).
  • Excellent performance in CSIR, UGC, ARS and both UPSC/KPSC (IAS, IFS, IRS and KAS) Examinations.
  • More than 20 students/Faculty members are awardees of Jawaharlal Nehru National awards for outstanding research work (1996-2003).
  • High International placements for higher education and jobs in MNCs of food processing/ fertilizers/seeds/pesticides/world bank/ Universities/ other Institutes.
  • Has collaboration for education and research with National and International Institutes (Purdue University, USA, IOWA, State University, USA, University of Bremen, Germany, Mc-Gill University, Canada, Ghent University, Belgium, IARI, ICRISAT etc.).
  • B.Sc (Agriculture)
  • BB.Sc (Agricultural Marketing & Cooperation)
  • BB.Sc (Forestry)
  • BB.Sc (Sericulture)
  • BB.Sc (Agricultural Biotechnology)
  • BB.Tech (Food Science)
  • BB.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Agricultural Statistics
  • Agri-Business Management
  • Agronomy
  • Apiculture
  • Crop Physiology
  • Environmental Science
  • Forestry
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Fruit Science
  • Floriculture & Landscape Gardening
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plantation, Medicinal, Aromatic & Spice crops
  • Plant Pathology
  • Post Harvest Process and Food Engineering
  • Post Harvest Technology
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Sericulture
  • Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
  • Vegetable Science
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Agronomy
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Crop Physiology
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Sericulture
  • Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
Sl.No Country No. of students programme wise Grand Total
No. of students
UG M.Sc/MBA Ph.D
M F Total M F Total M F Total
1. Afghanistan - - - 40 - 40 - - - 40
2. Sri Lanka - - - - - - 1 - 1 1
3. Yemen - - - - - - 1 - 1 1
4. Kenya - - - - - - 1 - 1 1
5. Vietnam - - - 3 1 4 - - - 4
6. Syria - - - 1 - 1 3 - 3 4
7. Iran - - - 2 1 3 - 2 2 5
8. Bhutan 1 - 1 - 1 1 - - - 2
9. Fiji - - - 1 - 1 - - - 1
10. Maldives 1 - 1 - - - - - - 1
11. Nepal - - - 1 - 1 1 - - 1
12. Ethiopia - - - 1 - 1 - - 1 2
13. Uganda - - - 1 1 2 - - - 2
14. Namibia - - - 1 - 1 - - - 1
15. Japan - 1 1 - - - - - - 1
16. Bangladesh* - - - - - - - 1 1 1
17. Germany* - - - - 2 2 - - - 2
18. Italy* - - - - - - 1 - 1 1
19. Rwanda - - - 10 6 16 - - - 16
Grand Total 2 1 3 61 12 73 8 3 11 87

* Research Scholar

Sl.No Type of Accommodation No. of Rooms / Quarters No. of students
1. Single occupancy accommodation 46* 46
2. Double occupancy accommodation 6** 12
3. Family accommodation 7*** 7
4. Accommodation provided in Staff quarters and Farmer’s Training Hostel 13**** 16
Total Accommodation Available 72 81

*All the rooms have attached kitchens and bathrooms. They are provided with Furniture, Refrigerator, LPG connection and Utensils with Internet facility.

** All the rooms have attached kitchens and bathrooms. They are provided with Furniture, Refrigerator, LPG connection and Utensils with Internet facility.

*** Seven Foreign Students have been provided with family accommodation on request. University has not set aside any family quarters for foreign students. They are provided with furniture, Refrigerator, LPG connection and Utensils.

**** Twenty two foreign students have been provided at Staff quarters and Farmers Training Hostel in the main campus due to non-availability of Hostel facilities.

  • Receiving at the airport
  • Arranging accommodation in the campus
  • Registering for the courses
  • Helping to get residential permit from Police Commissioner’s Office
  • Arranging English language course
  • Arranging for medical insurance coverage
  • Helping in purchase of essential materials
  • Solving academic problems
  • Arranging regular meetings with University Officials
  • Attending to day to day problems
  • Arranging International students’ day
  • Helping to attend programmes arranged by ICCR
  • Arranging educational tour for Afghan students
  • Helping to get exit permit from Police Commissioner’s Office
Dr. K.T. Prasanna
Dr. K.T. Prasanna
Professor & Foreign Students’ Advisor
Dean Students Welfare Office

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Mr. S.Guruswamy
Mr. S.Guruswamy
Asst. Engineer and Assoc. Foreign Students’ Advisor
Dean Students Welfare Office

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