Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli was formerly known as Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth but was renamed after Dr. Balasaheb on 12th Feb 2001. The university was started by the Government of Maharashtra on 18th May 1972, with a vision to improve crop production technologies.

The institution is recognized under the UGC. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs to the students, offering admissions on the basis of merit and marks obtained in entrance examinations.

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 Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth Highlights

Year of Establishment 1972
Type State University
Mode of Application Offline
Basis of Admission Merit along with a valid score in MHT-CET
Number of Faculties 88+
Total Intake 450+

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Tal. Dapoli, Dist. Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) India Pin No. 415712

Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth Courses

UG PG Doctoral
BSc. Agriculture M.Tech Agriculture Engineering Ph.D. Agriculture Engineering
BSc. Horticulture MSc. Agriculture Ph.D. Agriculture
BSc. Forestry MSc. Horticulture Ph.D. Fisheries
B.Tech Agriculture Engineering MSc. Bio-Technology
B.Tech Food Technology M.F.Sc
BSc. Community Service
B.Tech Bio-Technology

BSc.(Hons.) Agriculture

BSc. Agriculture is a 4-year undergraduate program, providing key insights about the technological advancements in the field of agriculture.

Eligibility Criteria: 10+2(PCM/PCB), with a valid score in MHT-CET.

Total Intake: 146

B.Tech Agriculture Engineering

This program is specially designed for engineering enthusiasts, who look forward to a career in the development of the agricultural sector. The course is spanned over 8 semesters of 6 months each.

Eligibility Criteria: 10+2(PCM/PCB), with a valid score in MHT-CET.

Total Intake: 37

M.Tech Agriculture Engineering

It is an extension of the bachelors’ program, focused on the application usage of the technologies developed in the field of agriculture. The course duration is of 2-years.

Eligibility Criteria: B.Tech Agriculture Engineering from any recognized institution/university.

Total Intake: 12

MSc. Bio-Technology

It is a 2-year postgraduate program, based on the research and development of the fertilizers and the quality of seeds. The course is based on the study of living organisms and other fields requiring bioproducts.

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelors’ from any government recognized institution majoring in science stream.

Total Intake: 4

Ph.D. Fisheries Science

It is a 3-year research-based doctoral program, based on providing the information about breeding, catching, marketing of the fish. The program deals with providing both on the job training and classroom knowledge to the students.

Eligibility Criteria: Master’s from any government recognized university/institution in the field of science.

Total Intake: 9

Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi VidyapeethScholarships:

  • Merit cum Means Scholarship
  • National Talent Scholarship
  • Junior Research Fellowship
  • Senior Research Fellowship
  • Fellowship to Foreign students

Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth​ Researches

National Agriculture Innovative Project (NAIP)

  • A value chain for Kokum, Karonda, Jamun, and Jackfruit 
  • Development and maintenance of rice knowledge management Portal

Rajiv Gandhi Science & Technology Commission

  • Pilot Scale Demonstration of Value Added Products from Acetes using its functional properties
  • Community-based adoption and management of fresh water

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna

  • Transfer of Integrated Crop Management Technologies
  • Establishment of Farm Machinery Testing and Production Centre

Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth Extracurricular Activities

National Service Scheme (NSS) – 1200 students are NSS volunteers from 12 colleges.

  • Sportex – Intercollegiate sports tournament
  • Krida Mahotsav – Maharashtra state inter-university sports meet
  • ICAR sports – All India Inter Agricultural University Sports & Game Meet
  • Avhan – Maharashtra State Inter-University Disaster Management Programme