University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (UAHS), Bangalore
The University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (UAHS), Shimoga, Bangalore is the first integrated university in the state of Karnataka. The university is constituent of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences under its purview. The university was established in year 2012 under the university Act no. 38 of 2012. The university is autonomous which is approved by UGC & ICAR
The jurisdictional area of UAHS, Shimoga covers the districts of Shimoga, Chickamaglur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Davanagere and Chitradurga. The head quarters of UAHS, Shimoga is connected to the State capital, Bangalore by road (NH 206) and NH 13 also passes through the city. It is also connected to Bangalore through Train with a journey of five hours. Nearest airport is Bangalore with 270 Km distance.
The university provides every facilities regarding accommodation in the campus. The wide range of facilities offered by the campus which includes 300 seat AC auditorium, fully equipped gymnasium, on-campus sports facilities, etc. The University also has separate rooms for boys and girls and cafeterias. It also provides the co-curricular activities like yoga, Arts & Crafts, Music, Dance, Photography etc.
At present college admits 100 under graduate students served through Karnataka education Administration. In Master Degree it offers courses with an intake of six students, and except Agriculture Extension other five departments offer Ph.D degree programmes with an intake of two students. Courses offered by the university are:
- B.Sc agriculture
- M.Sc Agriculture Courses
- Genetics and Plant breeding
- Plant Pathology
- Agriculture Extension
- Agricultural Entomology
- Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
- Agriculture Entomology
- Soil Science and Agriculture Chemistry
- Genetics and Plant Breeding
- Plant Pathology
Many prominent and well-known national and international companies visited in the University for on-Campus Interview. These companies regularly visit the university and keep on ongoing relationships of hiring students from university. Every year most of the students hired by the companies in respected ranks. The alumni’s of the university also connected with the students.