Establishment of Agriculture departments:
School of Agriculture Science (SoAS) was established in year 2018 located in Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh in central India. The livelihood of the residents of the district is primarily based on subsistence agriculture, forest produce, dally wages labour and distress migration. Agriculture sectors deals huge opportunity in rural and urban area from Madhya Pradesh region.
School of Agriculture Science (SoAS)
The campus spread of 90+ acres is an oasis of greenery, environmentally friendly buildings and excellent facilities to ensure it’s a ‘home away from home’. School of Agriculture Science (SoAS) has also implemented a number of Natural Resource Management (NRM) practices in the campus having around Jack fruit, mango trees & etc. and 1000 + trees of different varieties. These include watershed development, recharging ground water and soil nutrition management. Campus has multiple sports & canteen facilities such as international standard basketball and tennis courts, flood lit multi-purpose playground and cricket practice pitches. Besides our dedicated hostels and mess facilities and world class canteen facility in campus also has multiple shops/marketplaces that act as excellent locations for the students to meet and socialize with their peers.
Other facilities also include dedicated banking counter, ATMs as well as a dispensary (with a doctor and three paramedical staff and an ambulance).
The School of Agriculture Science has Library with broad band Wi-Fi connectivity. It provides a sound physical and digital learning environment round the clock. The learning materials are in the Printed, Audio and Visual form. It deploys Open Access system with different work stations.
Departmental Agriculture Magazines, News, Events
The School of Agricultural Science (SoAS) takes initiatives for the overall development of the students. The department magazine is released every year and is intended to bring out the creativity, innovation, and the literary talent of the students in the field of agriculture. Students are free to share their ideas, knowledge, and even case studies with others through the magazine. It records the conferences attended by students, competitions won by talented students, innovative projects built by students under the guidance of the teachers, and many more. The teachers and students work together to bring out the annual magazine to promote what the institute and its students have to offer to the field.
The School of Agriculture Science encourages students and faculty to live on campus. There are dedicated hostels for boys and girls offering multiple arrangements. About 75% students and 80% faculty and supporting staff stay on campus. There are many hostels (for boys and girls).
Clubs and Extra Curricular Activities:
Besides extensive sports facilities and events, there are student run Health Club, Yoga Club, Adventure Club, Meditation Club and Karate Club under the guidance of respective faculty in-charges. The students regularly participate in cultural, NSS, NCC and other socially responsible activities.
University provides all the necessary help and assistance for student’s placement once the course is completed. A number of talks, Agriculture seminars, workshops, and others are organized to help students learn about different career choices. An individual training and placement cell is established by the University. It aims to promote the students in higher level through employment.
Programs Offered & Career Options/Placement opportunities
University offered many UG & PG for students. They can choose from a variety of options.
The course offered by the university is:
- Bachelor Courses- Bachelor of Science (Honors)/Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering
- Master Courses-Master of Science in Agriculture in different disciplines.
Some of the employment opportunities available are –
- Agricultures Scientist.
- Agriculture Development Officers (ADO)
- Block Development officers (BDO)
- Extension Officer (EO)
- Plantation Manager
- Agriculture Officer /Agriculture Field Officers (AO/AFO)
- Agriculture Loan Officers in Banks
- Operations Manager in Fertilizers Units
- Food Processing Units – Private and Government
- Farm Manager
- Forester Officer
- Subject Matter Specialist in Krishi Vigyan Kendras
- Officer in Quality Assurance
- Field Officer
- Rural Agriculture Extension Officer (RAEO)
- Rural Horticulture Extension Officer (RHEO)
- Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) , Etc.