Admission Procedure

Undergraduate

B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)

The admission to B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) degree programme is through Pre Agriculture Test (PAT) organized by M.P. Board of Professional Examination (VYAPAM), Bhopal. The students passed 10+2 course with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subject in programme and appeared with these subjects in PAT are eligible for admission. The admission is through on-line procedure. Admission for Post-graduate programmes is given on merit basis at university level. Seats in UG programme is also available for Non Resident Indians (NRIs).

The medium of instruction at all levels of programmes is in English. There are two semesters in an academic year and the evaluation is done on 10 point scale.

Postgraduate

M.Tech. (Agril. Engg.) & Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.)

A joint online entrance examination for admissions to Master and Ph.D. degree programmes of RVSKVV and JNKVV will be organized for the academic session 2015-16. Common merit list will be prepared based on the results of the entrance test and the students will be admitted to various Master and Ph.D degree Programmes available at RVSKVV and JNKVV as per common merit and seat availability in different disciplines. Candidates qualified for online counseling will be considered for allocation of subject and the Agriculture University / Colleges as per counseling procedure. There is no direct nomination/ admission to any Master degree and Ph.D. degree programme without qualifying the entrance examination.

The minimum qualifying marks in entrance examination will be 40% for unreserved & OBC categories, and 30% for SC & ST category candidates. Candidates obtaining less than the minimum qualifying marks will not be considered for admission in Master & Ph.D. Degree programmes even if the seats remain vacant. The students will be governed as per the academic regulations of the university to which they are admitted. Candidates should ensure eligibility before applying for the entrance examination.

Candidates of JNKVV and RVSKVV will be given priority and would be called in first counseling. Candidates of other universities would be considered for second counseling if the seats remain vacant after first counseling.

The college has well equipped laboratories, library, instructional farm, Agricultural Research Information System (ARIS) Cell equipped with Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS) Lab. Central abstracting services with CD-ROM and internet facility are also available.

Dean’s Chamber Dean’s Meeting Hall College Seminal Hall
College Library College Library Girls Common Room
Examination Hall College Conference Hall Play Ground

The students live in pleasant and intellectually stimulating environment with well furnished hostels for boys and girls. Well equipped gymnasium, educational tours and agro-industrial information enable students to develop their personality. The placement cell guides them and arrange placement in different organizations. Since inception, about 1432 students have obtained bachelors, 249 students have obtained masters and (23) students have obtained doctoral degree. Students of this faculty are employed in various national and international organizations in India and abroad and enjoying good reputation with job satisfaction. One of the post graduate student was selected in Ph.D. degree programme of the Cambridge University UK by getting Cambridge Trust Fellowship of 37 lakh per annum. Students of this College even topped the list in all India Graduate Aptitude Test Examinations (GATE) and ICAR (JRF), Indian Research Fellowship Examination. Students have been awarded” Certificate of Excellence at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok.


The faculty members of the college have brought recognition to faculty through:

  • Prestigious research awards of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

  • Young Scientist Award of MPCOST, Bhopal

  • Best paper presentation of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)

  • Prestigious Fellowships/Scholarships

  • Member in Executive Council of Indian Science Congress Association

  • Best Teacher Award of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

  • Best Paper Award in International Conference



Research

At present the following research projects are operative in the college.

DEPARTMENT

All India Coordinated Research Projects

Post Harvest Process and Food Engineering

1

Soil and Water Engineering

1

Farm Machinery and Power

1

Agriculture Structures and Environmental Engineering

1

Physics and Agro metrology

4

(1 AICRP and 3 Adhoc)

Total

4

Beside these projects Madhya Pradesh Water Sector Re structuring Project (MPWSRP), a World Bank aided project, in the Department of Soil and Water Engineering was operative up to the year June 2015 in the college. The other project entitled “Experiential Learning-Setting up of Facility for Hands on Training on Fruits and vegetables” has been established with support from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. A RKVV project on Testing of Farm Machineries is also operative in the Department of Farm Machinery & Power.

Research of applied nature is conducted in the field of the soil and water conservation engineering, farm machinery and power, post harvest processing, food engineering agricultural structures and environmental engineering applied physics and agricultural meteorology in a multidisciplinary manner. The college has well equipped laboratory for research work while pursuing the mandate given in the research scheme following salient outcomes have been extracted:

  • Disseminated the developed technology to the farmers for water management (watershed) for rainfed crops and dry land farming.

  • Disseminated sprinkler, drip and fertigation technologies in different parts.

  • Development of a model for conjunctive uses of Surface and Ground Water in Canal Command Area (Bargi).

  • Developed low cost machinery viz. raised bad planter for Soybean, thresher for Sunflower, Safflower handling device, Water Chestnut decorticator, Pea peeling machine, Chickpea stripping cum shelling machine, pyrolytic coal pelleting machines and Potato Chipper.

  • Developed bullock drawn steel wedge plough, inter row rotary tiller weeder, power paddy weeder, bullock drawn cultivator, bullock drawn semi automatic ridge planter

  • Developed seed cum fertilizer attachment to country plough, multicrop thresher, stump puller, low head high discharge propeller pump

  • Developed trailor solar batch dryers, solar air blower, solar batch drier, solar distiller, Solar cooker

  • Developed extruded food products using small millets, soybean, pulses etc.

  • Transferred production technology of soy milk and other soy products to entrepreneurs.

Extension Programme

The faculty is playing a leading role in transfer of technology by providing new directions to the extension education in Central India for dissemination of research findings through the Directorate of Extension, which conducts variety of programmes such as:

  • On campus and off campus training

  • Demonstration and on-farm trials

  • Mass communication through newspapers, periodicals, radio & T.V.

  • Organization of farmers fairs and fields days

  • Institutional Village Linkage Programme

  • Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC)