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Khalsa College, Amritsar a premier institute of higher learning, was established 112 years ago by the founder leaders of the Singh Sabha Movement. Inspired by the lofty ideals of their great Gurus, the leaders planned establishing an educational institution which would strive forever to achieve excellence of the mind and body for the welfare of the youth. The architectural grandeur of the building and campus layout clearly demonstrate the "will" of the founders. Right from the beginning, inspired and hard-working personalities have been associated with the College. The eminence of its faculty and the grandeur of the state-of-art facilities have been the main attractions. The aim of growing into a University continues to inspire this institution. The Institute of Agriculture is situated in a separate building besides farm backside of the Main building towards the Ram-Tirath Road.

Aims & Objectives:
The college is working towards making individuals aware of the vast opportunities in higher education as and when they open up. The College has set forth following goals as its aims and objectives:
  • To impart quality education and promote research.
  • To develop among students high standards of morality, culture and character as taught by our Great Sikh Gurus and laid down in the Sikh Holy Holy Book "The Adi Granth" (Sri Guru Granth Sahib).
  • To impart proper physical training and shape up the minds.
  • To inculcate qualities of integrity, fellow- feeling and patriotism amongst the students thus developing intelligent and useful citizens for the nation.

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Our Campus: The Faculty of Agriculture is housed in a separate double storied building with spacious, air-cooled classrooms, well equipped laboratories and an auditorium. The main building houses the Departments of Agriculture and Food Technology. Attached to the institute is a 220 acre student farm for research, training and demonstration; a dairy farm, implement holding area; a horticultural nursery, orchards & a vineyard. The farm is irrigated by its own network of irrigation pumps and underground irrigation system. A portion of farm is reserved for student research experiments and demonstration plots. There is a Farmer's training center & apiary in the farm.Back to Top

Courses Offered:  The courses offered by the Institute are:

*Undergraduate Degree Programs:-
B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.)
Course Duration:4 Years
(No. of seats: 70 ; 10 seats reserved for J&K state candidates)
Bachelor of Food Science & Technology (BFST) [Hons.]
Duration:4 Years        # No. of Seats: 40

*Postgraduate Degree Programs:-

M.Sc Agriculture (Hons.) Agri. Economics  No. of seats: Limited
M.Sc Agriculture (Hons.) Agronomy     No. of seats: Limited
M.Sc Agriculture (Hons.) Horticulture  No. of seats: Limited

Eligibility : (A) A candidate who has passed Plus Two (Science group- Medical or Non-Medial) exam. of the Punjab School Education Board/C.B.S.E./I.C.S.E with atleat 50% marks, or
(B) Any other examination recognized as equivalent to (a) above, by the G.N.D.U. (with atleast 50% marks in Science Group) is eligible to join the course.
(C) Only such candidate will be admitted who take the Entrance Test as specified by and conducted by Khalsa College Amritsar or as the case may be.

However, the admission against the 10 reserved seats for the students of Jammu & Kashmir shall be made on the basis of the entrance test conducted by the college itself.

For M.Sc programs a candidate who was passed B.Sc. Agriculture Examination of Guru Nanak Dev University with 55% marks in Aggregate and preferably 60% in the elective subject he wants to offer in his M.Sc. (Agriculture) or any other examination recognized as equivalent to the above by Guru Nanak Dev University, is eligible to apply for the admission. The admission is advertised in the prominent newspapers of the region in May-June.

  • For admission to M.Sc (Agri.) Part-I the college will hold a separate separate entrance test for the admission. The candidate should have obtained 50% marks in B.Sc (Agri.). Priority is given to a candidate with 60% marks in the elective subject.
  • Admission to B.Sc (Food Tech.) is based upon the marks obtained in PMT/CET test. Other criteria similar to B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture.Back to Top

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