The campus of the universe is beautiful and vast. You can just see greenery all around' with different crops growing through out the year. It's a blessing to be in such a beautifully placed campus with every facility
The course is professional. The degrees related to agriculture and allied sciences are very unique. The are graduates from the college are in demand and have surplus opportunities for jobs and also to become entrepreneurs. The university follows ICAR 5th dean's committee report for the curriculum, which is comprehensive and is followed through out the country
The job opportunities are immense. You can see an agriculture graduate in every industry. The experiential learning program in the final year of the course is one of its kind where students have an insite of the functioning of different types of industries related to agriculture
There are different events organised in the university by different clubs, like the debate competitions, freshers party, hostel functions etc. The students are also encouraged to participate in various events outside the university at national and international platforms
it's is less than the other professionals courses like engineering and MBBS. The fees are nominal as it is a government University and alot of grants comes in from the center and state. There are many scholarship and fellowship programmes as well, where the students can get a concession in the fee depending on the merit
During my PhD. I had applied for a government of India, Inspire fellowship,given by Department of science and technology. However, during my graduation days, I was awarded university fellowship which depends upon the merit of the student
The campus life is calm and stress free. The ratio of female to male is 60:40. There is a squash court, a ground for football an NCC ground and a shopping centre. You can also visit the town on Wednesday, Saturday where the university provides the bus facilities
Yes, I stayed in the hostel and of course it was an experience for life. You learn to be independent, handle different situations and make your better person. Although there are around 6 girls and 4 boys hostel, still if one doesn't manage to get a room because of larger occupancy, there are PGs and studio apartments get near to the entrance of the university. If one wishes to stay in the city (Solan) which is 13 kms from the university, there is a university bus available
The alumni association is an amazing platform where all the alumni are connected right from the start of the university. Also every senior is very warm and helpful. The alumni group are also made state wise, where everyone tries to meet atleast twice in a year is not more.
An entrance exam is conducted by the university as well as admission through the common entrance test by ICAR for all the agricultural Universities. The university also offers a self funded seats where the fee structure is higher and the admission is also on the basis of merit.
The faculty is well read, experienced and have great exposure. The minimum UGC guidelines are followed during the recruitment process. The faculty is promoted only on thr basis of the scoring and assessment. University also gives funds to the faculty to get exposure about the new techniques where in they can go abroad or to any national institutes of repute for upgrading their skills
Scenic and green environment. Good quality education. Safe and clean campus. Fields are nearby and very well maintained. Numerous ways to enhance Practical knowledge about the subjects. Proximity to the main market.
The college was established on 1st november, 1978. Vice chancellor is Ashok kr. Sarial. University is accredited by Indian council of agricultural research. Ranked 11th among 75 ICAR institutes of India.
Positive Remarks - Campus is good, Location of the college is good, Weather is excellent, No ragging. Negative Remarks - Some of the teachers are non cooperative, Very low mentality some of the people.
The overall grading of university is fine. Being a government university it has some issues and problems also but as we see the all-over progress , the university is doing well in it's own place and there is also good ranking of university as compared to all other universities and it is the only one university of horticulture and forestry in state collaborated with ICAR.
UHF combined entrance examination for horticulture and forestry streams. The merit of entrance examination is the sole criteria for selection at that time. It is the best institute.
I gave entrance test. My streams are PCM with 50% marks in 10+2. Got a rank in entrance examination and got admitted in college of Horticulture. After B.Sc. Horticulture, gave entrance of MBA agribusiness and got the rank there.
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