Under Graduate Programme
Admission to different undergraduate
programmes is done through bifold procedure. 15% of total seats
are filled by a Combined Competitive Entrance Examination
conducted by I.C.A.R. V.C.I. at all India level and 85% of the
total seats are filled by Jharkhand Combined Competitive Entrance
Examination Board, Ranchi. The minimum qualification is
Intermediate/10+2 or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and
Biology for all undergraduate degree programmes. However, the
candidates with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are also
eligible for admission into B.Sc. (Ag) and B.Sc. (Forestry).
Students are admitted in unreserved and various reserved
categories strictly on the basis of merit in the respective
category through an entrance examination as per the reservation
rules of Jharkhand state.
Semester system of education is followed in the University. Each
semester consists of approximately 115 working days. The
residential requirements for the award of Bachelor's degree is
eight semesters including Rural work Experience in B.Sc.(Ag.) and
B.Sc.(Forestry), during the last semester. The residential
requirements of B.V.Sc. & A.H. Course is of 10 Semesters. The last
Semester consists of 6 month compulsory internship programme.
College of Agriculture
The college of Agriculture offers a four-year course leading
to the B.Sc.(Ag.) degree. The programmes of the college are
carried through a network of fourteen Departments viz. Agril.
Economics, Agril. Engineering, Agricultural Physics and Meteorology, Agril. Statistics & Computer
Application, Agronomy, Crop Physiology, English, Agril. Entomology, Agril Extension Education,
Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science and
Agril. Chemistry and Home Science. Disciplines which are related to Basic
Sciences and are essential for better understanding of
agricultural sunjects are attached to relevant disciplines. Courses on Agril. Business Management are also offered. Diploma in Food Processing & Certificate Courses in Home Science are also offered.
College of Veterinary Sciences
and Animal Husbandry
The College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal
Husbandry offers 5-years B.V.Sc. (degree) programme through a
network of 17 departments namely Animal Breeding
and Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Reproduction,
Obstetrics, Live Stock Production & Management, Veterinary Anatomy & A.H. Extension Education, Veterinary Biochemistry, Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Veterinary Physiology, Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary Medicine and Aquaculture. Courses on Forage Crops
Pisciculture and Apiculture are also offered to
undergraduate students along with other production courses. Diploma in Aquaculture and Certificate Courses in Aquaculture are also offered.
College of Forestry
The College of Forestry offers four-years degree
course leading B.Sc.(Hons.) Forestry degree. The faculty has five departments in the College,
namely Silviculture & Agroforestry, Forest Biology & Tree Improvement, Forest Products
Utilization, Natural Resource Management and Basic Science & Humanities . The
Basic Science subjects are taught by the teachers of the
Agricultural College of this University.
College of Biotechnology
The College of Biotechnology offers Master's Programme only. The college have six departments
namely Department of Biochemistry, Bio-informatics, Embryo Transfer Technology, Fermentation Technology, Molecular Biology & Microbiology and Plant Tissue Culture .