Dr. Khem Singh Gill Akal College of Agriculture

Dr. Khem Singh Gill Akal College of Agriculture (DKSGACA) established in the Eternal University, Baru Sahib in 2014, with a motive to provide skill based education in undergraduate [B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and B.Tech. Food Technology] and postgraduate Programmes in various disciplines of Agriculture and Food Technology for creating an environmentally sustainable career as well as secured future of students. This is one of the best Agriculture Institutes due to distinctiveness in their approach towards imparting agricultural studies to the country’s future workforce. All courses are designed to fulfil the mission of providing high quality education with research and development to the students by focusing on understanding and ability to apply, all the aspects of sciences. The teaching as well as research and development in all the Agriculture fields and allied streams like Biotechnology and Food Technology will make a positive long-lasting contribution to the country. The main focus remains concentrated on highest production with minimum inputs and value addition for higher return for development of the region in terms of nutrition and food security. The highly qualified faculty work hard for satisfying the quenching thirst of knowing the concepts of subjects to implement for sustain the optimal agricultural production. The hand on skill based trainings ranging from basic aspects of inheritance, physiology, ecology, molecular biology and Hi-tech production, implement for the benefits of mankind, which will significantly contributes to knit the economic, social and cultural fabric of society.

Courses related to Agricultural Sciences will teach about the developments in technology and research for sustainable, profitable and ethical food production, which include Agronomy, Horticulture, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Livestock production, Food Technology, Biotechnology, Agricultural economics, Marketing & Entrepreneurship etc.

Education of girls, specifically in agriculture degree courses has a special importance in the family of modern society. The attitude of girl students towards higher agriculture education plays a vital role in agricultural development process as they have a diversity of interests depending upon their career path. Nowadays, more number of girl students seeking admission leading to higher degree in Agricultural Fields with their multiple role obligations, much different in their need, desires, aspiration, motivation and way of working than others in the scientific community.

The students of Dr. Khem Singh Gill Akal College of Agriculture (DKSGACA), Eternal University, Baru Sahib trained to meet one of the biggest challenges of our planet – sustainable food production for an increasing population without putting strain on the limited natural resources. Students and Agricultural Faculty equipped with knowledge and insight, which can help farmers to grow better crop varieties depending on the climate, quality of the soil and topography of the region. After completing their degree they can even make stellar careers for themselves in agriculture and related fields.


PROGRAMMES OFFERED

Course & Eligibility
COURSE NAME SEATS ELIGIBILITY
B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 60 Intermediate (10+2) in Agriculture/Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (PCMB) with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University or Board. In case of SC/ST and Physically Challenged category candidates, the minimum aggregate required shall be 40% marks. The minimum age should be 16 years or above as on 01st July of particular year in which admission is sought
B.Tech. Food Technology 30 Intermediate (10+2) in Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (PCMB) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University or Board. In case of SC/ST and Physical Challenged category candidates, the minimum aggregate required shall be 40% marks. The minimum age should be 16 years or above as on 01st July of particular year in which admission is sought.
M.Sc. Biotechnology 5 B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Hons.) in medical/ Agriculture/ Biotechnology / Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ any other branch of biological sciences with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Agronomy 10 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Ag. Genetics & Plant Breeding 5 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Ag. (Entomology) 5 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Ag. (Horticulture) Vegetable Science 5 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Ag. (Horticulture) Fruit Science 2 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Ag. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscape Architecture) 2 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Ag. Plant Pathology 5 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Agricultural Economics 5 B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture/Forestry or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture/Forestry with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
M.Sc. Food Science & Technology 10 Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in Medical/Non-medical/Horticulture/ Agriculture/ Post harvest technology/ Food and Nutrition/Biotechnology/ Home Science/ Biochemistry from a recognized university.
M.Tech. Food Technology 5 B. Tech. Food Technology/Biotechnology with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.
Ph.D. Biotechnology 2 M.Sc. / M.Sc. (Hons.) / M. Tech. (Biotechnology) / Biochemical Engineering / Botany / Zoology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / any other branch of biological sciences with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university and 50% marks in EU Entrance test.
Ph.D. Food Technology 4 M.Sc./M.Sc.(Hons)/ M. Tech. in Food Processing technology/Food Technology/ Food Science Technology/ Agriculture/Food & Nutrition/Biotechnology/ Agricultural Processing and Food Engineering/ Home Sciences specialization in Food & Nutrition with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university and 50% marks in EU Entrance test.
Ph.D. Horticulture (Vegetable Science) 2 M.Sc. Horticulture/M.Sc. Ag. Horticulture/M.Sc. Ag. Horticulture (Vegetable Science) with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university and 50% marks in EU Entrance test.
Ph.D. Agronomy 1 M.Sc. Agronomy/M.Sc. Ag. Agronomy with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university and 50% marks in EU Entrance test.
Ph.D. Entomology 1 M.Sc. Entomology/M.Sc. Ag. Entomology with 55% marks from a recognized university and 50% marks in EU Entrance test.
Ph.D. Genetics & Plant Breeding 1 M.Sc. Genetics & Plant Breeding / M.Sc. Ag. Genetics & Plant Breeding with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university and 50% marks in EU Entrance test.

Fee

Fee Structure
S.No. Name of Programme Fee Structure for First Semester (Rs) Fee Structure for Second Semester and onwards (Rs)
1 B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 42500 37500
2 B.Tech. Food Technology 35000 30000
3 M.Sc. Biotechnology 35000 30000
4 M.Sc. Agronomy 35000 30000
5 M.Sc. Ag. Genetics & Plant Breeding 35000 30000
6 M.Sc. Ag. (Entomology) 35000 30000
7 M.Sc. Ag. (Horticulture) Vegetable Science 35000 30000
8 M.Sc. Ag. (Horticulture) Fruit Science 35000 30000
9 M.Sc. Ag. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscape Architecture) 35000 30000
10 M.Sc. Ag. Plant Pathology 35000 30000
11 M.Sc. Agricultural Economics 35000 30000
12 M.Sc. Food Science & Technology 35000 30000
13 M.Tech. Food Technology 35000 30000
14 Ph.D. Biotechnology 37500 32500
15 Ph.D. Food Technology 37500 32500
16 Ph.D. Horticulture (Vegetable Science) 37500 32500
17 Ph.D. Agronomy 37500 32500
18 Ph.D. Entomology 37500 32500
19 Ph.D. Genetics & Plant Breeding 37500 32500

Faculty

GENETICS, PLANT BREEDING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Dr. H.S. Dhaliwal

Professor Eminence

Ph. D. Genetics, University of California, Riverside

Dr. Ajar Nath Yadav

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale) and HOD

Ph.D. Biotechnolgy

Dr. Imran Sheikh

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Biotechnology

Dr. Sapna Thakur

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Biotechnology

Dr. Vikrant Tyagi

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Santosh

Assistant Prof.

Ph.D. Genetics and Plant Breeding

Date of Join: 31 Jul, 2023

HORTICULTURE

Dr. Satish Kumar Sharma

Professor-cum-Dean

Ph. D. Horticulture

Dr. Amit Saurabh

Assistant Professor

Ph. D. Horticulture

Dr. Yashpal Singh Bisht

Assistant Professor Horticulture (Vegetable Science)

Ph.D. Horticulture (Vegetable Science)

Dr. Bolagam Ravikumar

Assistant Professor Horticulture (Floriclture and Landscaping)

Ph.D. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping

Date of Join: 31 Jul, 2023

Dr. Anand Singh Rawat

Assistant Prof.

Ph.D. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping) and M.Sc. Ag.

Date of Join: 27 Jul, 2023

AGRONOMY & AGROFORESTRY

Dr. S.K Sharma

Professor and Head of Department

Ph. D. Horticulture

Dr. Baldev Singh Boparai

Adjunct Professor

Ph.D. Agronomy

Ms. Manju Attri

Teaching Associate

M.Sc. Silviculture and Agroforestry

Dr. Ankit Kumar

Assistant Prof.

Ph.D. in Agronomy

Date of Join: 08 Aug, 2023

Dr. Chandra Shekhar

Assistant Prof.

Ph.D Agronomy

Date of Join: 08 Jul, 2023

Dr. Ankit Saini

Assistant Prof.

Ph.D Agronomy

Date of Join: 20 Jul, 2023

FOOD TECHNOLOGY

Dr. Krishan Kumar

Associate Professor and Head

Ph. D. Food Technology

Dr. Tajendra Pal Singh

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Food Technology

Dr. Naseer Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Food Technology

Dr. Divya Chauhan

Assistant Prof.

Ph.D. Degree in Food Technology

Dr. Sachin Kumar

Assistant Professor

Ph.D Food Engineering,

Mohd Aaqib Sheikh

Assistant Professor

Ph.D Food Engineering and Technology

ENTOMOLOGY

Dr. Yogeeta Thakur

Associate Professor-cum-DSW

Ph. D. Entomology

Dr. Priyanka Thakur

Assistant Professor

Ph. D. Entomology

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Dr. Sushma Sharma

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Plant Pathology

Dr. Praneet Chauhan

Assistant Professor

Ph. D. Plant Pathology

SOIL SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE CHEMISTRY

Dr. Deepak Kumar

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION & COMMUNICATION

Dr. Mohit Kumar

Assistant Professor

Ph. D. Agricultural Extension

AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Dr. Mahesh Prasad Tripathi

Assistant Professor

Ph. D. Soil and Water Engineering

LABORATORY MANUALS

Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture
Farm Machinery and Power
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Renewable Energy and Green Technology
Fundamentals of Horticulture
Subtropical and Temperate Fruit Production
Production Technology for Bioagents and Biofertilizers
Fundamentals of Entomology

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