Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut was established on 2nd October, 2000 under Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University Act. It is recognized and funded by U.P. Government & ICAR, Government of India. It is included in the list of recognized universities maintained by the University Grants Commission (UGC). It is committed to a unique mandate of integrating education, research and extension so as to serve the rural people.
The total area of the university is 262 hectare in which crop research center. The university has 3 zonal research stations under different agro-climatic conditions. The university campus is situated at Modipuram, Meerut. The campus contains the every facility related to the students. The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi international airport which is 80 km away from the university.
The university has State-of-the-art academics and administrative infrastructure. It has also well-maintained lab which are air-conditioned and spacious, separate hostels for girls and boys sports, etc. The University has a well-furnished residential accommodation for a faculty & students, lush green lawns, etc. It has well-stocked and furnished library. It has the advanced technology in the field of education and research in agriculture courses.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology offers degree courses in agriculture field in various disciplines. The courses are approved by the ICAR (Indian Council of Agriculture and Research). The courses offered in UG, PG and Doctorate levels. The university offered different degree courses in its various schools of agriculture. The courses offered in School of Agriculture are given below:
- B.Sc agriculture
- M.Sc agriculture
- PhD agriculture
The aim of establishment of a training & placement cell is to provide proper guidance and to assist the prospective students. Guest lectures are provided by the university by various reputed organizations or industries. The cell arranges the campus interviews on-campus and off-campus. The cell guides the students in choosing best profession in future in agriculture. Many students of the university are well-placed in various top companies.