Overall the college is one of the finest institution for the course.
This course structure is very relevant in making professional agricultural graduate. The college has the land for all the research work for an agricultural student. Different industries like tata, mahindra, government agricultural departments visits our college for recruiting employees.
Federal bank, SBI, Rallis, VFPCKetc visited the campus for placement drives. Around 10 to 20% students are getting placed every year. Most of the agricultural graduates are placed in government sector than private sector. There is a placement cell working in the campus to prepare students for placement season.
College holds sports meet on athletics and games every year on interbatch basis and intercollegiate basis. Arts and cultural fest are also held every year on interbatch and intercollege basis. Tech fests are also conducted by the university every year.
The course is an 8 semester duration course. Each semester has a tution fee of around 10000 including all other academic charges. The college provide transparency on the fee structure. Fee is remitted by cash in the college office at the time of registration of semester. No other charges is to be paid to secure an admission to the course.
I opted for E grand scholarship by the government. It meets the academic expenses of my studies. The eligibility criteria is the applicant family must not have monthly income greater than 2 lakhs. I applied through online for this scholarship and further paper works and attestation was done by the college administrative office.
The campus provide a very ecofriendly campuss life for all the students. 3:1 (female:male) is the gender ratio. There is campus politics in the campus in good limits. There is NSS unit working acting in the campus. There is various clubs like social service club, environmental club, readers forum, arts club, sports club, etc to enhanc the student activities.
Yes, I have opted hostel. Hostel provides good facilities for all the inmates. Rooms are shared 2 per room for pg students, 1 per room for phd students and upto are per room for ug students. Approximately around 3000 rupees will be the monthly rent from one student which include mess bill, cooking charges, electricity and establishment charges.
An alumni association named College of Horticulture Alumni Association ( COHAA) is acting with a great role in the current students' and alumni's career. They are conducting special coaching sessions to prepare students for competitive exams like JRF, SRF, PSC etc. They are doing a great role in attracting more companies to the college for campus placements.
I got the admission through ICAR aieea 2018 exam conducted by ICAR. Then I applied throught online registration portal of ICAR. I choose Kerala Agricultural University as my 1st option. The main reason to choose KAU is due to its academic excellence and also I am a keralite. After the online application, in the 1st allotment itself I got a seat in KAU. Then I appeared for a counselling session in KAU from there I choose college of Horticulture.
Each department holds 8-12 lecturers for handling the courses. This lecturers include professors, associate professors and assistant professors. Our college has 21 departments. Faculties uses all types of technologies in lecturing. They uses ppt presentations, videos, other harcopies, pdfs etc in taking classes.
Employability - after the BSc agriculture course, a lot of job opportunities are waiting for th3 successful candidates. They are agriculture officers in krishibhavans, farm officers in agricultural farms, universities, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, specialist officers in a different nationalized bank, agriculture insurance companies, all India radio, as a teacher in vocational higher secondary schools, etc
Alumini is good.mostly agri related gov sectors are more likely to employ us,bank also provides us oppurtunities,chemical company related to insecticide pesticides etc employs,after pg prgms phd is avail
Curriculum is tougher than normal degree courses but less than medicine.is a professional course with good job opportunities.very well upadated syllabus.last yr we have well executed rawe programs which is completely experiential learning (interaction with farmers etc.)
I wanted to serve the lower levels of the society, also I wanted to a job easily. So I took the course. This college was the best in Kerala, within the university compound. So it is easy for many purposes.
The College is located near the Vellayani lake and is quite a natural beauty. The social life is quite busy and requires cooperation and hard work for completion of projects,assignments and presentation. Life will be busy once you enter here and you won't face boredom from not working.
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