Established :2004 | ICAR Rank : 29

Vice Chancellor : Dr. A. R. Pathak


Junagadh Agricultural University is among the four different Agricultural Universities in the Gujarat State carved out of Gujarat Agricultural University under GAU Act-2004 and came in to existence from 1st May, 2004. University's jurisdiction is spread over the districts of Junagadh, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Porbandar, Surendranagar, Bhavnagar, Amreli, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Gir Somnath and Morbi of the Gujarat state.

University through its six constituent colleges offers higher education (UG & PG up to Ph.D.) in the faculties of Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Fisheries Science, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Horticulture and MBA in Agri-Business Management. University also offers Polytechnic/Diploma/Certificate Courses in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Agro Processing, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Home Science, Bakery and Mali.

Junagadh Agricultural University has 31 research stations including multidisciplinary main research stations, sub centres on various crops and testing centres spread over in whole North Saurashtra & South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zones and part of North-west and Bhal & Coastal Area Agro-climatic Zones of Gujarat. The research carried out on various issues related to different crops and disciplines including Wheat, Millet, Pulses, Oilseeds, Cotton, Sugarcane, Fruit Crops, Vegetables, Dry Farming, Grassland, Agricultural Engineering, Cattle Breeding and Fisheries.

To strengthen the location specific research 20 AICRPs are functioning in the University. Since inception of the university, as an outcome of the research by release of about 50 varieties Out of these nearly 15 varieties got recognition at national level. University has developed 427 technologies / package of practices for the benefits of the farmers.

Noticeable increase in the seed production and distribution of various crop seeds, viz., Groundnut, Wheat, Chickpea, Pearl Millet, Castor, Sesame and other crops of Saurashtra region. Plantlet, grafts, saplings of the horticultural crops and other ornamental plants are also being sold out at reasonable price. Different bio-agent and bio-fertilizers viz. Trichoderma, Rhizobium, Azotobacter, PSB, Beaveria etc. are supplied to the farmers at reasonable prices. All the products viz. seeds, mango pulp, bio-agent and bio-fertilizers etc. are distributed under the brand name of "Sawaj".

The NABL accredited Food Testing Laboratory is functioning under the Department of Biotechnology. The demand for D x T Coconut hybrid seedling is increasing. Hence, Elite farm developed in 12 ha area at Mahuva center to meet the requirement of farmers. Control measures of Pink bollworm in cotton crop were developed and suggested for farmers. Sea weed is used for preparing the liquid fertilizer at Fisheries Research Station, Okha and it will be useful for Zinc and Iron deficient soil. Larvae of pearl oyster were released in the sea at Fisheries Research Station, Sikka for further harvesting of matured pearl oyster by fish farmers.

The University is having six Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs), Sardar Smruti Kendra (SSK), Centre of Comunication(CoC), Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) etc. for extension activities impart training to extension functionaries of the line departments, to transfer the agricultural technologies to the farmers and end users. Agro based ITI are also running in the university. Community FM Radio Station releasing extension progarmme on "Janvani 91.2" by the university.

FLDs are being conducted on various crops and technologies at Farmers' fields through KVKs and Research Stations. A mega event Krushi Mahotsav is organized every year since 2005 for dissemination of latest technology at farmer's door step

Bachelor

5 Course(s) Available

Master

21 Course(s) Available

Doctoral

11 Course(s) Available

o   Examination hall.

o   Educational Museum.

o   Boys' and Girls' hostels.

o   International Hostel.

o   Multipurpose Sports Complex.

o   Development of smart class rooms with all the modern facilities.

o   Strengthening of infrastructure facilities in laboratories with latest equipments.

o   Strengthening of library with fully atomized after the implementation of RFID system.

o   CCTV cameras in whole University premises.

o   Development of Hands on training centres


Junior Research Fellowship (PGS)

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :18

Merit-Cum-Means scholarship

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :125

National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :121

Senior Research Fellowship (PGS)

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :11

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :106


Junagadh Agricultural University,Junagadh
Moti Bag, Junagadh , Gujarat (INDIA)

Website : http://www.jau.in/