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Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT)

Published on: Mar 31, 2010

Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT), Udaipur was established in 1999 is the second Agricultural University of the state.  first agriculture college established in the State was SKN College of Agriculture at Jobner.  Later on in 1955, Rajasthan College of Agriculture was established at Udaipur. With the establishment of first Agricultural University at Pantnagar in 1960 on the pattern of Land Grant Universities of USA, Rajasthan state had the distinction of being the second in establishment of Agricultural Universities in the country in 1962.

University was converted into multi faculty in 1964.  Agricultural University was created in 1987 at Bikaner by bifurcating from the Sukhadia University, Udaipur. The selected allied Colleges at Udaipur became constituent colleges of Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner. The extension and research programmes have regional functions and are based upon priorities and requirements of identified micro-farming situations in three agro-climatic zones of the state.

Placement and Information Bureau:
The Bureau organizes various activities for personality development, and to provide information & guidance for the better placement of the young graduates of the University under a Coordinator at University level and In charge at College level. Several seminars, lectures, coaching classes for the students have been organized in th past. It has arranged campus interviews for the employment in private agricultural organizations.

Faculty
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Dairy & Food Technology
  • Faculty of Home Science
  • Faculty of Fisheries
  • Faculty of Horticulture and Forestry

Constituents Colleges
  • Agricultural Research Stations (ARSs)
  • Agricultural Research Sub Stations (ARSSs)
  • Livestock Research Station (LRS)
  • Dryland Farming Research Station (DFRS)
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)


New Departments
  • Department of Fruit Science
  • Department of Vegetable Science
  • Department of Floriculture & Land Searping
  • Department of Post Harvest Technology
  • Department of Plant Protection
  • Department of Agro Forestry & Silviculture
  • Department of Forest Produce Utilization
  • Department of Forest Biology & Tree Improvement
  • Department of Basic Sciences


Facilities
  • Medical Faciltiy
  • Counselling
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Hostel

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