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College of Agriculture
Year Founded : 1955
Affiliation : Kerala Agricultural University
Contact No : 0471- 2381002 , 2381915
Email : coavellayani@kau.in
Website : www.kauvellayani.ac.in
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College of Agriculture, Vellayani was established in 1955. The college is affiliated to Kerala Agricultural University. The college had grown up adequately to form the major constituent of the University. With the inclusion of this institution in the Agricultural University, the agricultural education and research in the state underwent tremendous changes and development.  The teaching is done in the college under the related semester system. The college has now become the nerve centre of agricultural research and education in the Southern State.
 
The college offers postgraduate and undergraduate courses. In addition to these courses, many research programs are undertaken by the scientists sanctioned by the external funding agencies. Much stress is being given at the under graduate level to train the students in all the farm operations. They have to raise all the important crops of the State in small plots in the college farm under the `work experience' programme. The college is a pioneering institution of its kind in the state and has shouldered heavy responsibilities in evolving suitable technologies needed for the development of Agriculture in the State.
 
Facilities at College of Agriculture
 
  • Library
  • Laboratory
  • Classrooms
  • Sports
  • Cultural Activity
 
Departments at College of Agriculture-
 
  • Department of Agronomy
  • Department of Soil Science
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Agricultural Botany & Plant Breeding
  • Department of Entomology
  • Department of Plant Pathology
  • Department of Plantation Crops
  • Department of Agricultural Extension
  • Department of Agricultural Economics
  • Department of Agricultural Statistics
Courses
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
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Category : Agriculture
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Sc. (Agr.) - Stands for Bachelor of Science (Agriculture). This is typically a four year course (can be three years depending on institute). Eligibility for this course is an Intermediate (10+2)in science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Mathematics). Subjects studied under this degree are - Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Animal Husbandry etc.

Master of Science in Agriculture
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Category : Agriculture
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc.(Agr.)- Stands for Masters of Science (Agriculture). This is typically a 2 year course. Eligibility for this course is Bachelors in Agriculture. Subjects studied under this degree are forestry, farming, Agricultural Economics, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science and Food Technology.

Master of Science in Horticulture
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Category : Horticulture
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Horticulture - Stands for Master of Science in Horticulture. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. in Horticulture or any equivalent science degree. Horticulture is the science of cultivating plants. Subjects studied under this degree are Statistics and Experimental Design, Advanced Plant Physiology, Plant Nutrition, Advanced Biochemistry and Advanced Post-harvest Physiology.

Master of Science in Food Science and Nutrition
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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Name : College of Agriculture
Location : Thiruvananthapuram
City : Vellayani
State : Kerala
Country : India
Contact No : 0471- 2381002 , 2381915
Contact Email : coavellayani@kau.in
Website : www.kauvellayani.ac.in   
Courses
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
View Program Details
Category : Agriculture
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Sc. (Agr.) - Stands for Bachelor of Science (Agriculture). This is typically a four year course (can be three years depending on institute). Eligibility for this course is an Intermediate (10+2)in science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Mathematics). Subjects studied under this degree are - Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Animal Husbandry etc.

Master of Science in Agriculture
View Program Details
Category : Agriculture
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc.(Agr.)- Stands for Masters of Science (Agriculture). This is typically a 2 year course. Eligibility for this course is Bachelors in Agriculture. Subjects studied under this degree are forestry, farming, Agricultural Economics, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science and Food Technology.

Master of Science in Horticulture
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Category : Horticulture
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Horticulture - Stands for Master of Science in Horticulture. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. in Horticulture or any equivalent science degree. Horticulture is the science of cultivating plants. Subjects studied under this degree are Statistics and Experimental Design, Advanced Plant Physiology, Plant Nutrition, Advanced Biochemistry and Advanced Post-harvest Physiology.

Master of Science in Food Science and Nutrition
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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Name : College of Agriculture
Location : Thiruvananthapuram
City : Vellayani
State : Kerala
Country : India
Contact No : 0471- 2381002 , 2381915
Contact Email : coavellayani@kau.in
Website : www.kauvellayani.ac.in   
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