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University of Horticultural Sciences Bagalkot

University of Horticultural Sciences (UHS) at Bagalkot was born out of a realization of the Government of Karnataka on the need of a horticultural university in the region. The exclusive University which came into being in 2008 was set up in Bagalkot because of its rich horticultural produce. It is the production base of grapes, pomegranate, sapota, fig, lime, sweet lime, ber, varieties of vegetables, spices and medicinal plants. Besides, the bordering districts of Belgaum on West, Dharwad and Koppal on South, Bijapur on North and Raichur on East are the hub of horticulture because of the favourable climate for horticulture crops in the area. 

Academic Programs in University of Horticultural Sciences Bagalkot 

The University of Horticultural Science, Bagalkot offers two-year full-time B.Sc course in 9 specializations. Candidates who have passed 10 2/ HSC or its equivalent examination with Science stream from a recognized board are considered eligible for admission to BSc course.

Selection of the candidates is done on the basis of their marks secured in KCET conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) in the month of May under the Agriculturist Quota.

Undergraduate Programs in UHS Bagalkot

  • Fruit Science
  • Vegetable Science
  • Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic crops
  • Biotechnology and Crop Improvement
  • Entomology
  • Plant pathology
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Postgraduate Programs in UHS Bagalkot

The University of Horticulture offers two-year full-time M.Sc (Horticulture) in 9 specializations with 17 supporting courses.

  • Fruit Science
  • Vegetable Science
  • Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic crops
  • Biotechnology and Crop improvement
  • Entomology
  • Plant pathology
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Research Mandates of UHS Bagalkot

  • Collection, conservation and characterization of germplasm resources of horticulture crops
  • To develop regional and location specific horticulture technologies
  • To develop crops/varieties/hybrids for climate resilient regime and multiplication of quality seed and planting materials
  • To undertake the basic characterization of transgenic and GM crops
  • To identify the suitable crops/verities for export
  • To develop precision farming and organic horticulture technologies
  • To develop suitable post-harvest technologies and value addition
  • To develop cost effective and efficient farm machinery
  • To develop market intelligence to advocate future markets

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Contact
The Registrar,
University of Horticultural Sciences,
Udyanagiri, 
Bagalkot-587104
Karnataka, India.
Email: registrar@uhsbagalkot.edu.in

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