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
towards the Ram-Tirath Road.
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:
Faculty of Agriculture is housed in a separate double
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.
Offered: The courses
offered by the Institute are:
B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.)
of seats: 70 ; 10 seats reserved
Food Science & Technology (BFST) [Hons.]
Years # No.
of Seats: 40
Agriculture (Hons.) Agri.
Economics No. of seats:
Agriculture (Hons.) Agronomy
No. of seats: Limited
M.Sc Agriculture (Hons.) Horticulture
No. of seats: Limited
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%
(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.
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.
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.
to B.Sc (Food Tech.)
is based upon the marks obtained in PMT/CET test. Other
criteria similar to B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture.