The Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) of Kashmir is among the best agricultural universities in the country. The university offers numerous courses in various disciplines of agricultural science such as Agronomy, Entomology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Seed Science & technology, etc. Admission to the courses is entrance-based. Interested students are required to apply online by paying the required application fee. Also, there are many scholarships for students such as Merit Scholarship, Student Welfare Fund, Post Matric Scholarship, etc.
|Established | Type||1982 | State|
|Approved By||Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the University Grants Commission (UGC)|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Doctoral|
|Accepted Entrance score||SKUAST entrance test and ICAR-AIEEA|
|Popular courses||BSc (Hons) Agriculture and B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology|
|Top Recruiters||IFFCO, Bank of India, NBHC, Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited, Team Lease|
|Facilities available||Library, Wi-Fi, laboratories, playgrounds for cricket, football and volleyball, gym|
|Official website||http://www.skuastkashmir.ac.in/ | 194-2461258|
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 Courses||PG Courses||Ph.D. Courses|
|B.V.Sc. and A.H||M.Tech||Veterinary Sciences|
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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:
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In order to look after the needy students, the University has several scholarship programs to offer. Given below are the details for the same:
Ques. What facilities are provided to the students?
Ans. 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.
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Ques. What is the reservation policy at SKUAST?
Ans. 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 –
For PG Programs –
Ques. Does University provide education loans to deserving students?
Ans. Yes, SKUAST provides education loans to students who need financial assistance for pursuing their study programs.
Ques. Who are the top recruiters of SKUAST?
Ans. The top recruiters of the university include IFFCO, Bank of India, NBHC, Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited, Team Lease, IL & FS, The Nalanda Foundation and Sarveshwar.
Ques. How can I get admitted to the college? What is the admission procedure?
Ans. The admission into Under Graduate and Post Graduate is done through the SKUAST-Jammu entrance test, ICAR entrance test and on the basis of the nomination of in-service candidates through state government. Admission into the B.Sc. course is done on the basis of 10+2 grade marks. For admission into the Ph.D. program, students should possess a Bachelor’s degree in the respective subject. The respective GPA (grade point average) is also taken into consideration while granting admission. For basic agricultural training courses, the only academic requirement is 10+2 with science while for certificate courses the student should have passed matric grade.