Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir - [SKUAST], Srinagar

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir - [SKUAST], Srinagar

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir ICAR, UGC Estd 1982 State University
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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), Srinagar is a state agricultural university located in Srinagar. It was established in the year 1982 which is now offering education in different branches of study such as Animal Sciences, Fisheries, Home Science, Forestry and more. Admission to all the courses is done on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance test, known as the University Entrance Test (UET).

SKUAST Highlights

Official Websitehttp://skuastkashmir.ac.in/
Type of ProgramsUG, PG, and Ph.D.
Entrance TestUniversity Entrance Test (UET)
Application ModeOnline

SKUSAT Courses

The University offers quality courses in different branches of study like horticulture, agriculture, veterinary, forestry, home science, environmental sciences, and other allied sciences. It undertakes strategic and applied and applied research methods. Given below are the courses offered by the University: 

UG CoursesPG CoursesPh.D. Courses
B.Sc (Hons)M.ScAgriculture
B.V.Sc. and A.HM.TechVeterinary Sciences
B.TechM.F.ScFisheries
B.F.Sc.M.V.ScHorticulture

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SKUAST Admissions

Candidates applying to the academic programs must satisfy the eligibility criteria for the course they wish to apply for. The eligibility criteria as per the university are given below: 

  • UG Courses Eligibility – Intermediate graduation with PCB/PCM and English with at least 50% marks and 40% for reserved categories
  • PG Courses Eligibility – Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject with 60% marks in the aggregate.
  • Ph.D. Courses Eligibility – Master's degree in the relevant subject with 65% marks from a recognized university

Reservation Policy

The University has separate reservation categories for students studying in the undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Given below are the details for the same:

For UG Programs – 

  1. A relaxation of 10% in eligibility criteria is applicable for reserved candidates
  2. Only 50% of seats are available for general category students
  3. Rest 50% of seats are reserved for reserved category students as below:
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) - 8%
  • Scheduled Tribes,Gujjar & bakerwal (STGB) - 6%
  • Scheduled Tribe, Leh District (STL) - 2%
  • Scheduled Tribe, Kargil District (STK) - 2%
  • Other Scheduled Tribes (STO) - 1%
  • Weak and Underprivileged Classes, Social Castes (OSC) - 2%
  • Residents of Backward Area (RBA) - 20%
  • Residents of Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control (ALC) - 3%
  • Children of Defence Personnel (Permanent Residents of the State) (CDP) - 3%
  • Children of State Police Personnel and Paramilitary Forces (JKPM) - 1%
  • Candidates possessing outstanding Proficiency in Sports (SP) - 2%

For PG Programs – 

  1. The seats available for general category is 65%.
  2. Rest of the seats are reserved for reserved categories as below:
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) - 4%
  • Scheduled Tribes, (ST) - 5 %
  • Weak and underprivileged classes, Social Castes (OSC) -1% 
  • Residents of Backward Area (RBA) -10% 
  • Residents of Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control (ALC) -2% 
  • Candidates possessing Outstanding Proficiency in Sports (SP) (SP) (SP) -1%
  • Children of Defence Personnel/ State Police Personnel and Paramilitary Forces (JKPM) -2%
  • Open Merit Category candidate who have served for a minimum period of 05 years in Rural Areas – 10%

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    SKUAST Scholarships

    In order to look after the needy students, the University has several scholarship programs to offer. Given below are the details for the same:

    • Merit Scholarship
    • Student Welfare Fund 
    • Post Matric Scholarship
    • Frontier Scholarship
    • Maulana Azad National Fellowship

    SKUAST Ranking

    The university is known to have been accredited and recognized by a number of reputed organizations for its contribution in the academic fields. Given below is the list for such accreditation and ranking of the University:

    • Ranked 13th among SAU’s in 2018 by National Accreditation Board of ICAR
    • SKUAST-K student bags prestigious IIGP-2019 Award
    • Plant Genome Saviour Award to SKUAST-K 2017 by PPV&FRA for the conservation of aromatic rice

    SKUAST Facilities

    Sher-e-Kashmir University aims to achieve excellence by providing world-class facilities with the best available infrastructure and other basic amenities. Given below are the facilities provided by the college.

    1. Library: The central library has 14000 books, 2750 reference books, 89 periodicals, 640 theses, and 2364 reports. 
    2. Cafeteria: In order to satisfy the appetites of the students and to give them a break after a day’s hard work, the campuses are provided with a relaxing and comfortable cafeteria.
    3. Hostel: The students can also enjoy residential facilities provided by the University in each campus. It has state-of-the-art facilities for both male and female students. 


    College Admission Reviews

    Govind kr , Btech AGRICULTURE, Pursued:
    BATCH : 2022

    6.3/10

    "1st you need to give the entrance exam paper of icar and then you need to score atleast 450 out of 720 in the exam then you qualify the exam and after reasult you need to participate in counseling to get this college"   Read More


    31,400
    FIRST YEAR
    FEES

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    College Admission Reviews

    Sheikh naseer , BSC hons HORTICULTURE, Pursued:
    BATCH : 2000

    4.8/10

    "Through university entrance test after passing 12 th class examination in medical stream. I got 106 marks out of 147 in test followed by councelling in the university to choose the course of choice. The uet is held by university"   Read More

    Sheikh khalid bin mehraj , BSc Forestry hons, Pursued:
    BATCH : 2021

    9.3/10

    "i appeared university exams and i got slected in faculty of forestry of SKUAST K last year in 2018 The fee structure in our college is 9600 per semester total of 8 semesters Bsc forestry is a 4year degree"   Read More


    31,900
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    College Admission Reviews

    Abid Hussain Hajam , B.F.Sc, Pursued:
    BATCH : 2020

    8.3/10

    "As after my entrance test held in 2017 for admission to various courses in Sheri Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and technology Kashmir (SKUAST-K). I got 80% of the Merit, and got the Fisheries college in my councilling. "   Read More

    waseem akram , Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Forestry), Pursued: Second Year
    BATCH : 2021

    8.2/10

    "first I gave the entrance exam which is called SKUAST CET which was of 135 marks and there was no negative marking and I got 73 marks in the test then there was procedure of counseling held in three rounds and candidates were selected according to their rank but on the basis of their field chose th"   Read More



    College Admission Reviews

    Asif Bashir , Bachelor of Veterinary Science [BVSc] & A.H., Pursued: 3rd year
    BATCH : 2020

    4/10

    "i was coaching and during the coaching classes i got informed regarding Bvsc i opted for it and got selected. The admission process is very cumbersome but during that admission process, i came in interaction with lot of students and at the end I make my friends during the admission process"   Read More


    College rating

    based on 10 students ratings

    7.2/10

    7.8/10academic
    6.9/10accommodation
    7.5/10faculty
    7.3/10infrastructure
    5.9/10placements
    7.5/10social

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    Abid Hussain HajamB.F.ScPursued
    BATCH : 2020
    8.3
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    Qualities of my College

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    8.3 /10

    As our college is under development and is not fully developed. So the problem we face is in hostel facilities and our own play ground. College will get developed in coming years. But these two problems are there.


    9/10academic
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    Sheikh khalid bin mehrajBSc Forestry honsPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    9.3
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    Amazing

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    9.3 /10

    Every thing is not ideal. Every thing has some pros and cones. The good things are that our stuff is one of best. This coarse learns us to be disiplened and active. Ragging is one of the bad thing that is happening yet


    10/10academic
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    10/10social life
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    Govind krBtech AGRICULTUREPursued
    BATCH : 2022
    6.3
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    SKUAST LIFE

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    6.3 /10

    Infrastructure are good college campus is in between two army posts so it is safe too here the environment is very positive and the seniors here are helpful in nature.you can enjoy your college life like me with study


    7/10academic
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    6/10infrastructure
    7/10food & accom
    4/10placement
    9/10social life
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    waseem akramBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Forestry)Pursued Second Year
    BATCH : 2021
    8.2
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    Reseach Extension and Academics

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    8.2 /10

    the college management is best and they are helpful for students in every aspect.


    8/10academic
    9/10faculty
    8/10infrastructure
    8/10food & accom
    8/10placement
    8/10social life
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    AASIM SHOWKAT NAJARBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Fisheries)Pursued Second Year
    BATCH : 2020
    8.5
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    Unique and Exciting

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    8.5 /10

    Well apart for the Extracurricular activities , mostly sports , everything is fine.


    9/10academic
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    9/10infrastructure
    9/10food & accom
    6/10placement
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    Asif BashirBachelor of Veterinary Science [BVSc] & A.H.Pursued 3rd year
    BATCH : 2020
    4.0
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    our college is one of the star college among all the colleges of india.

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    4 /10

    College management is good to great extent as the management is friendly with every one i will conclude by saying that our college is a star college


    5/10academic
    5/10faculty
    3/10infrastructure
    4/10food & accom
    3/10placement
    4/10social life
    waseem aijazforestryBatch : 2017
    8.7
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    best college in mountain agriculture

    Remarks -
    8.7 /10

    Every aspect of my college is best and it is the best college in my state but the only thing that I didn't like is the time taken to get the marks sheet is pissing students sometimes


    9/10academic
    10/10faculty
    9/10infrastructure
    8/10food & accom
    6/10placement
    10/10social life
    Vivekananda Reddy R VBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture)Batch : 2013
    8.8
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    joyful life

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    8.8 /10

    My college management was good they supported us at the time of strikes we made to protect college diversity against city corporation and many protests we made for justice against Karnataka govt for the recruitment process


    9/10academic
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    9/10food & accom
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    P.B. No. 262, Shalimar Campus
    Srinagar - 190025
    Jammu and Kashmir , India

    1.24KmShalimar Bus Stop

    194-2461258

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    Sharandeep kaur

    Is there any seat for m.sc horticulture.

    15 Sep, 2018 00:09
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    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sharandeep, Please contact to this number:- 0194-2461271,2461349 for getting the MSc Course Seats information.

    15 Sep, 2018 13:18

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