School of Agricultural Sciences being a constituent college of Jaipur National University has started 4- year B.Sc.(Ag.) Hons. degree course. School of Agricultural Sciences is well equipped with smart classes, modern laboratories, library, adequate agricultural farm and it provides excellent opportunity to the students with latest technologies, exposure visits, field trials for various crops and all desired laboratory practical including soil health card. The course involves the study of various disciplines of agriculture sciences that include Agronomy, Horticulture, Soil Science, Plant Breeding, Genetics, Seed Technology, Crop Physiology, Plant Biochemistry, Plant Biotechnology, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Integrated Pest Management, Water Management, Engineering, Agri-business, Marketing and others. Modern scientific equipment like STFR, Flame Photometer, Spectrophotometer and all required equipments for Tissue culture including the culture of microbes and insect pests are available in the School of Agricultural Sciences. The syllabus is based on V Deans Committee of ICAR which is designed to provide an overall knowledge of agriculture and all its related disciplines. The Course is duly approved from all Statutory bodies including the State Government of Rajasthan.

Agriculture Graduate has tremendous scope in Government (Public) and private sector. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture has wide scope and is job orientated. Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) is conducting examination every year for recruitment of Scientist in different subjects. Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are also provided to Agriculture Graduate to continue higher education. Institute of Banking Personal Selection (IBPS), Ministry of Finance, Government of India is conducting examination for recruitment of Agriculture Finance Officer(AFO) to be posted in different Nationalized Banks every year.

National Conference on Smart Agriculture and Food

18-20 January 2019

We feel great pleasure to inform you that the Jaipur National University, Jaipur is organizing National Conference on "Smart Agriculture and Food Security" (SAFS-2019) at the School of Agricultural Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jaipur. The conference invites scientists, faculty members, teachers, professionals, research scholars, students, farmers and others who are involved in teaching, farm practices and research areas related to agricultural sciences, food sciences and applied biosciences. Delegates may also attend the Conference without presenting their papers. The Conference will provide a platform to enrich and share the knowledge and expertise in the area of Agricultural Sciences and food security. We on the behalf of the organizing committee look forward to welcome you at the School of Agricultural Sciences, JNU, Jaipur. Your participation will enable us to make this Conference a grand success.

Major Themes of The Conference:

  • Smart agricultural practices
  • Agricultural production systems adaptation and mitigation actions to respond to climate change
  • Natural Recourse Management and Agroforestry
  • Crop diversity, its improvement and genetic manipulations
  • Food Safety and Quality standards
  • Food Processing
  • Minimum Support Prices
  • Fisheries, Poultry and Livestock development
  • Agri-informatics
  • Agricultural Entrepreneurship
  • Agricultural Insurance

Technorazz 2018

18-20 January 2019

Technorazz is the Mega Annual Event of Jaipur National University. It is a kaleidoscope of multiple events ranging from Robo-War to Technical Paper Presentations, Poster Presentation to App development Contests, from Fashion Pageant to Dance Competitions. Technorazz in its previous editions has attracted students from more than 50 Institutions/Universities across 10 states. We have seen gathering of more than 5000+ students at a time during the evening cultural event nights.

Higher Education and Human Resource Conclave

18-20 January 2019

Employability of youth is a major challenge in India at present. According to United Nations labour report, it is predicted that unemployment will be an issue in coming years. At the same time some reports also say that more than 60% out of eight lakh engineers graduating from technical education institutes stay unemployed every year. This is a big challenge. But as it is said, every challenge can be seen as an opportunity too. And this challenge of unemployment can be seen as opportunity and help a country like India to become the Innovation, Entrepreneurial Hub of the World.

The State of Rajasthan, under the leadership of Smt Vasundhara Raje, Hon'ble Chief Minister, is leaving no stone unturned to bring paradigm shift to the higher education scenario by giving dedicated focus on nurturing innovations, entrepreneurship to make youth employable and generate employment. At the same time role of Industry becomes all the more important to collaborate with governments to help in addressing the issues related to unemployment. In this context, the 'Department of Higher & Technical Education, Government of Rajasthan', along with Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd, Asia & Middle East's premier media & technology research organization, is organizing 'Higher Education & Human Resource Conclave' in Jaipur, Rajasthan in December 2017.

Guest Lecture by Dr. Rouhi Dahiya

31/07/2017

Dr Rouhi Dahiya (B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.)
Sr. Consusltant Horticulture
Formenr Director International Horticulture Training & Innovation Center, Jaipur.
Sr. Consultant Horticulture Livelihood Mission, Govt. of Rajasthan.
National Trainer with National Entrepreneurship & Skill Development Center, New Delhi.
Associated with many more Governemental, International, Private and NGOs as Advisor/Sr. Consultant and Landscape designer.

Students of B Sc. Agriculture visited 02 times Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur to observe Fields, Agriculture Meteorology Instruments, Laboratories of different subjects in February, 2017. Students also visited SKN Agriculture University, Jobner to see Farmer's Fair on 04 March, 2017.

Mr. Rahul Kumar B.Sc. Agriculture I year student participated in All India University Football Championship organized at M. D. University, Rohtak from 7th to 11th March, 2017.

National Conference on Smart Agriculture and Food Security

National Conference on Smart Agriculture and Food Security - Innovations in Agriculture has been successfully organized by Jaipur National University on 18-20th January, 2019 at Jaipur National University-Jaipur

National Conference on Smart Agriculture and Food Security - Innovations in Agriculture has been organized by Jaipur National University and All India Agricultural Students Association (AIASA) Rajasthan with the support of NABARD, Directorate Agriculture, Government of Rajasthan and Ministry of Agriculture & FW (Government of India) on 18-20th January, 2019 at Jaipur National University-Jaipur . The Inaugural Session was held on 18.1.2019. It was presided over by Dr.Sandeep Bakshi, Hon'ble Chancellor and Chief Guest of the Function was Dr.Raja Ram Tripathi, Chairman, Central Herbal Agro Marketing Federation of India. A Souvenir and Abstract was released on the occasion of Inaugural Session. More than 300 participants including experts from various Agricultural Universities, Veterinary Science Universities, Forestry Institutes, ICAR Institutes, Central and State Department of Agriculture, NABARD, Innovative farmers and agriculture students throughout India participated in the Conference. AIASA is a professional organization of agricultural and allied students and faculties, agriculture professionals and working on empowerment of youth in agriculture. Every year it presents national awards to individuals for empowerment of youth in agriculture. 31 national awards presented during the Inaugural Session of the Conference in various categories. Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Dr. H.N.Verma was presented national award by All India Agricultural Students Association for his outstanding contribution towards quality education and skill development. Two days deliberations on six major themes were conducted at Jaipur National University on 18.1.2019 and 19.1.2019 and third day exposure visit of farm youth and experts was conducted at Organic Farm at Jharana village, Fagi, Jaipur. The major themes of the Conference are :

  • Smart Agriculture Practices for Food and Nutritional security
  • Agriculture Production Systems Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change
  • Agripreneurship, Agriculture Insurance and Market Analysis
  • Food Processing, Storage and Quality Standards
  • Natural Resources Management and Agroforestry
  • Aquaculture, Poultry and Livestock Management

Two days deliberations and recommendations on above important themes were discussed to resolve the issues faced by farming community. It was deliberated during the day long discussions that adoption of innovative technologies including smart agriculture practices, conservation agriculture, protective cultivation, promotion of organic farming, production and distribution of quality planting materials, capacity building and skill development of farm youth, diversification of agriculture, opening of marketing outlets; "Kisan Kiosks and Hats" in cities, strengthening of customize service & inputs delivery centers, agri. clinics will be helpful for improvement of agriculture and enhancing income of the farmer.

Course Offered

B.Sc (Agriculture)

Duration:4 years

Eligibility: 10+2 in Science/Agriculture stream from a recognized educational board having minimum of 50% marks

Selection Procedure: ET+PI

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Faculty

Sl.No Name Qualification Designation Specialization
1 Dr.Sahadeva Singh MSc & PhD(Agronomy) Director(Agri) Agronomy-Crop Husbandry, Horticulture, Weed Science, Extension
2 Dr. Samiran Gangopdhayay PhD(Plant Pathology) Professor(Plant Pathology) Plant Pathology
3 Shri. Rajvir Singh MSc(Agronomy) Professor(Agronomy) Agronomy and Extension
4 Dr. Girraj Prasad Meena PhD(Dairy Extension) Associate Professor(Agri Extension) Agri. Extension
5 Dr. Pradeep Soni PhD(Biochemistry) Assistant Professor Biotechnology & Biochemistry
6 Dr.Rajani PhD(Horticulture) Assistant Professor Horticulture-Fruits & Vegetable Sciences
7 Dr.Dinesh Kumar PhD(Soil Science) Assistant Professor Soil Science
8 Shri. Suresh Chandra Sharma ABM Assistant Professor Economics and ABM
9 Shri. Manmohan Singh Yadav MBA(ABM) Assistant Professor Extension Management & ABM
10 Ms. Simran Sharma MSc(Vegetable Science) Assistant Professor Vegetable Science
11 Mr. Atul Sharma MSc(Vegetable Science) Assistant Professor Vegetable Science
12 Mr.Sachidanand Tiwari MSc(Biochemistry) Assistant Professor Genetics, Biochemistry