Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad was established in 1910. The institute was formerly known as the Allahabad Agricultural Institute. An esteemed university, SHUATS has the honour 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”.

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SHUATS 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.

SHUATS PhD Important Dates

Event Date
PhD Last Date for Applying 22 Jan, 2021
Date of Entrance Test for PhD 19 Feb, 2021

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SHUATS Faculties and Courses

There are 6 faculties in SHUATS.

  • 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

Note:

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.

SHUATS Faculty of Agriculture

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

College

No. of departments

Courses offered

Remarks

Naini Agricultural Institute (NAI)

9

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)

5

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

1

Training

Focuses on sustainable development and rural development.

College of Forestry

4

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

M.Sc.Forestry is offered in 5 fields.

SHUATS Faculty of Engineering and Technology

SHUATS Faculty of Engineering and Technology comprises 3 colleges.

College

No. of departments

Courses offered

Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bio-Engineering (JIBB)

4

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

Vaugh Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (VIAET)

11

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

Warner College of Dairy Technology

5

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

SHUATS Faculty of Science

SHUATS 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.

SHUATS Faculty of Theology

Based on the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), the SHUATS 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.

SHUATS Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences

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

College

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.

SHUATS 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.

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SHUATS 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).


SHUATS 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.

SHUATS FAQs

Ques. Is SHUATS a good university?

Ans. Yes,SHUATS 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. It 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.SHIATS has the honor of being the first agricultural university of India and the first such institute in south-east Asia.

Ques. How many faculties are there at SHUATS ?

Ans. There are 6 faculties in SHUATS.

  1. Faculty of Agriculture
  2. Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  3. Faculty of Science
  4. Faculty of Theology
  5. Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences
  6. Faculty of Health Sciences

Ques. What are the colleges that come under the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at SHUATS?

Ans. There are 3 colleges that come under the Faculty of Engineering at SHUATS :

  1. Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bio-Engineering (JIBB)
  2. Vaughn Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (VIANET)
  3. Warner College of Dairy Technology

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for the B.Sc and M.Sc course at the Faculty of Science?

Ans. 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.

Ques. Does SHUATS offer scholarships?

Ans. Yes, SHUATS offers scholarships to students of the weaker socio-economic background. The following are the scholarships provided by SHUATS :

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

Ques. What are the courses offered by Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bio-Engineering?

Ans. The college provides B.Sc. (Hons.), B.Tech, M.Sc., M.Sc.Ag., M.Phil., PG Diploma courses and has 4 varied departments. 

Ques. What are the colleges that come under the Faculty of Management,Humanities and Social Science?

Ans. There are a total of 4 colleges that come under the Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Science :

  1. Joseph School of Business Studies and Commerce
  2. Chitamber School of Humanities and Social Sciences (CSHSS)
  3. Allahabad School of Education
  4. School of film and mass communication