The School of Advanced Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SAAST), CSJMU campus, Kanpur was established in the academic session 2022-2023 with an aim to impart education in different branches of agriculture and allied sciences. The school started its undergraduate program, B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture in the year 2022. Further, in the coming sessions it will open newer avenues for postgraduate education and undertake research in agriculture for Ph.D. programs. The School although recently came into being, has become a hub of activities with a very clear vision to disseminate excellence in education, research and extension activities. Through collaborations with organizations of national repute, the students stand to benefit to learn not only the traditional farming practices but also the latest technological advances in agriculture sector such as drones, artificial intelligence, precision farming, soilless farming, biotechnological interventions etc. Emphasis is given to innovations and entrepreneurship skill development so as to strengthen livelihood generation among the youth. Nurturing the minds of youth through education and personality development by involving them in various departmental programs such as quizzes, debates, celebration of important dates related to agriculture sector has created an environment of vigour and excitement among the students. In addition, expert talks, seminars, national and international conferences and visits to fields & organizations give a first-hand exposure to students to develop academic excellence. As a centre of education, the school envisions to nurture the students to become the future torch bearers in sustainable development of the planet.
School of Advanced Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SAAST)
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University
Kanpur – 208024
About the Course: B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture is a four-year undergraduate program that follows the recommendations of ICAR 5 th Dean Committee’s Report. It offers the study of various disciplines of agriculture and allied sciences such as Agronomy, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Food Science & Technology, Agricultural Extension and Communication, Biochemistry / Physiology / Microbiology/ Environmental Sciences, Statistics, Computer Application and I.P.R., Animal Production, Language (English), NSS/NCC/Physical Education & Yoga Practices, Human Values & Ethics and Rural Agricultural Work Experience and Agro-industrial Attachment (RAWE &AIA).
Duration: Four Years
Seat Intake: 120
Eligibility: Intermediate (10+2), with any of the subjects: agriculture/biology/
mathematics with at least 60% marks in aggregate (5% relaxation for SC/ST/differently-
abled students as per norms)
Fee Structure: Rs. 40,000 /- annually