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.).
Accommodation provided in Staff quarters and Farmer’s Training Hostel
Total Accommodation Available
*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.