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Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture Technology and Sciences - [SHUATS], Allahabad

Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture Technology and Sciences - [SHUATS], Allahabad

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh NCTE, ICAR, UGC, NAAC-A Estd 1910 Deemed to be University

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Updated On - January 8th 2019 by PRANJAL SINGHAL

Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad, also known as Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences (SHIATS), Allahabad, was established in 1910. The institute was formerly known as the Allahabad Agricultural Institute. An esteemed university, SHIATS has the honor of being the first agricultural university of India and the first such institute in south-east Asia. The mission of SHUATS is to “Serve the Land” and “Feed the Hungry”.

SHIATS is NAAC accredited with an ‘A’ grade and also categorized by MHRD, Govt. of India as ‘A’. The university was approved by UGC in 2000 and by ICAR and ICFRE in 2009. The university was founded by Dr. Sam Higginbottom, a former teacher of economics and science, a social worker who had the aim of bridging the gulf between modern farming technologies and the backward practices of the farmers.

To know in detail about the SHIATS admission process, click here.

SHIATS Faculties

There are 6 faculties in SHIATS.

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Health Sciences


1. All these faculties follow the semester system for the various courses they run.

2. SHUATS allows 15% and 25% reservation to ICAR sponsored students in UG and PG courses respectively.

SHIATS Faculty of Agriculture

The most popular faculty of SHUATS, the faculty of agriculture comprises 4 colleges.


No. of departments

Courses offered


Naini Agricultural Institute (NAI)


B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc.Ag.

  • NAI offers an 8-semester B.Sc. (Hons.) course.
  • The M.Sc.Ag course is offered in 15 fields. 

Ethelind College of Home Science (ECHS)


B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., Ph.D

It is one of the oldest colleges imparting home science education in the country.

Makino School of Continuing and Non-Formal Education



Focuses on sustainable development and rural development.

College of Forestry


B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc.Forestry, M.Sc. Env.Sc., M.Sc.Ag.

M.Sc.Forestry is offered in 5 fields.

Eligibility criterion:

The eligibility criterion for the Master’s degree in all these colleges is a relevant bachelor’s degree from an agricultural institute qualified with min. 57% marks or 6.0 CGPA.

For the bachelor’s degree, the applicant must have qualified 10+2 with min. 50% marks with the exception of ECHS which asks for only 45% marks.

SHIATS Faculty of Engineering and Technology

SHIATS Faculty of Engineering and Technology comprises 3 colleges.


No. of departments

Courses offered

Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bio-Engineering (JIBB)


B.Sc. (Hons.), B.Tech, M.Sc., M.Sc.Ag., M.Phil., PG Diploma

Vaugh Institute of Agricultural Engineering and technology (VIAET)


BCA, B.Sc., B.Tech, MCA, M.Sc., M.Tech, PG Diploma

Warner College of Dairy Technology


B.Sc., B.Tech, M.Sc., M.Tech, Indian Dairy Diploma

Eligibility Criterion:

In the SHUATS Faculty of Engineering and Technology, the applicants must have scored 45% or above in 12th for bachelor’s degree and should have cleared bachelor’s with 50% (or 5.5 CGPA) or more for a master’s degree.


VIAET unit of SHUATS allows its students to select a combination of courses on the advice of their academic advisors if that empowers their research work.

SHIATS Faculty of Science

SHIATS Faculty of Science has 5 active departments currently. The college offers 5 specializations in B.Sc. and 6 specializations in M.Sc. The 6-semester B.Sc. course requires candidates to have cleared 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate while the aspirants of M.Sc. need to qualify the respective B.Sc. degrees with minimum 50% marks or a CGPA of 6.0.

SHIATS Faculty of Theology

Based on the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), the SHIATS Faculty of Theology offers a “cafeteria” like approach in which the students can choose their own subjects and learn at their own pace. There are 3 colleges under this SHIATS faculty which teach BA, B.Div., MA, M.Th, and Ph.D.

SHIATS Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences

SHIATS Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences has 4 colleges under it.


Courses offered

Joseph School of Business Studies and Commerce

BBA, B.Com, MBA, M.Com.

Chitamber School of Humanities and Social Sciences (CSHSS)

BA, B.L.I.Sc., MA, MSW, M.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.

Allahabad School of Education

BPES, BPED, B.Ed., MA, M.Ed., M.Phil.

School of film and mass communication

BA, B.Sc., MA, M.Sc.

SHIATS Faculty of Health Sciences

SHUATS faculty of health sciences, also known as Shalom Institute of Health and Allied Sciences (SIHAS), offers a variety of courses including the nursing department. They include B.Sc., B.Pharm, BPT, M.Sc., D.Pharma and Master of Public Health.

SHIATS Collaborations and Campus Life

SHUATS has organized a lot of cross-border collaborative arrangements and has signed MoUs with universities in countries like the Netherlands, UAE, and Denmark. SHUATS has currently more than 650 international students and is itself a part of many international associations. The campus possesses a well-structure library.

SHUATS promotes a sports culture among its students and there are facilities like a 400m racing track, gym. Students are also given the option to join the National Cadet Corps (NCC).

SHIATS Scholarships

On the basis of their academic record, the students of the weaker socio-economic background are offered scholarships by SHIATS. The main scholarship provided are

  • Student’s Book Aid Scholarship
  • Junior Fellowship of ICAR
  • Jindal Trust Scholarship
  • State govt. sponsored scholarships.

To read the student reviews about SHIATS scholarships, click here.

College rating

based on 30 students ratings



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Shadman FaiyazBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering)Pursued 1st year 2018 - 2019

Overall Good college.

Remarks -

Faculties are very good and helpful in behavior.. But college needs some maintenance..

7/10food & accom
10/10social life
Niharika SinghBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture)Pursued 2nd year 2018 - 2019


Remarks -

Well during the four years of agricultural program a student will learn to become an efficient manager and will acquire the wisdom and ability of performing well even in tough and rigorous conditions.

8/10food & accom
7/10social life
SamarthBE/B.TechPursued 2017 2017 - 2018

It was awesome and best college in allahabad

Remarks -

Conclusively I can say my college is best and itni serving more than enough for its students. Students in this university is not only getting theoretical knowledge they also develop there personality and talent due to better environment of university.

7/10food & accom
9/10social life
Arnav vermaB.Sc (Agriculture)Pursued 2020 2017 - 2018

Nice college good environment. Meet people from other state and country but little lazy staff

Remarks -

College is not soo good not soo bad depend on student hard work. Environment are good some teacher always ready to help.but some staff do late work which create problem for student

6/10food & accom
7/10social life
Praveen SharmaB.ScPursued 2018 2017 - 2018

Its an amazing

Remarks -

It was awesome And its my last year and i Fully enjoyed My acedamics with lots of fun and events and i suggest every person to take admission here

5/10food & accom
10/10social life


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Uttar Pradesh , India

0532-2684781 , 2684281 , 2684250



Anuj Neb

Is there admission open for bsc in animation

21 Oct, 2018 11:38
Akansha Expert

Hi Anuj,You may please check the official website to get the information about the Admission detail i.e.

22 Oct, 2018 16:51
Sona Parvin

Hi I'm Sona Parvin from U. P. PhD application form date

17 Oct, 2018 14:33
Akansha Expert

Hi Sona, You may please check the official website to get the information about the Admission detail i.e.

17 Oct, 2018 14:41
B Supriya

Hello.., iam B.supriya. am from Andhra. I didn't take entrance exam. Can I join join in this college for agronomy.

17 Sep, 2018 11:30
Akansha Expert

Hi Supriya, Admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes shall be granted through ENTRANCE TEST, strictly on the basis of merit. However, there are few programmes for which the admission will take place through DIRECT INTERVIEW

17 Sep, 2018 16:40
Ajeet yadav

Hi.. sir. I'm ajeet yadav from basti mo.9161843759 ag may addmission ho jayega

25 Aug, 2018 08:25
Garima Bansal

Hi Ajeet,The admissions are closed for this session.

27 Aug, 2018 12:55
Sravanthi Avula

Hi I have got 1000rank in general stream in shuats entrance xam .so can have chance to get admission in any agriculture courses such as plant pathology ,plant breeding,agronomy

13 Jun, 2018 14:13
Ritika Sharma

Hi Avula, It is based upon the merit list, there is good hope for you will get the Admission in this course, please check the official website to get the information about Latest updates of the Merit list.

20 Aug, 2018 15:12
Avula sravanthi

I have got 213 rank in general stream in shuats entrance exam in PG .so Cal get course related to agriculture such as plant breeding r plntbpathology.,agronomy,entomology.

12 Jun, 2018 13:44
Akansha Expert

Hi Avula, It is based upon the merit list, there is good hope for you you will get the Admission in this course, please check the official website to get the information about Latest updates of the Merit list.

12 Jun, 2018 16:49
Pandey Manoj

Bsc agriculture application form date

14 May, 2018 23:36
Garima Bansal

Hi Pandey, The applications will starts from Feb 1, 2018 to May 20, 2018

17 May, 2018 12:15
Jyotsna kumari

What will be fee for BSC ag

05 May, 2018 10:08
Akansha Expert

Hi Jyotsna, This university does not provide B.Sc in Agriculture course, And for more information please visit the official website of the college

05 May, 2018 14:04
Akash Garg

sir, where branches of your college?

05 Sep, 2017 00:10
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Akash, To know about the location of college campus, please contact on this number 0532-2684781

05 Sep, 2017 19:03
Komal Raj


22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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