University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga

About the university

The University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences Shivamogga was carved out of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru and University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkote. The head quarters of the University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (UAHS), located at Shivamogga. The Shivamogga campus was established in 1976 as a Regional Tobacco Research Station (RTRS) to take up the research on flue curved Virginia tobacco and elevated to the status of Regional Research Station (RRS) with an objective of conducting research on rainfed cropping system under NARP. During 1990 College of Agriculture was established for BSc. (Agri.) course as a part of realization of agricultural education under the control of UAS, Bangalore. In 2012 on the same campus a separate integrated university was established. The University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga (UAHS) is the first integrated university in the state of Karnataka, which has both agricultural and horticultural sciences under its purview. It was established under the Karnataka Act no. 38 of 2012, vide notification no. Sam. Vya. Sha. ilakhe, 19 Shasana 2012, dated 21-09-2012 published in the Special Gazette of Karnataka, part IV A, No. 656, on 21-09-2012 bringing it into immediate effect. With enactment of UAHS all the teaching institutions, research stations and extension education unit and Krishi Vigyana Kendras located in seven districts viz Shivamogga, Chikmagalur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Davanagere and Chitradurga of Karnataka were transferred to the newly formed University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga. The process of separation of Teaching, Research and Extension establishments was initiated and the new University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga, came into independent existence on 1st April 2013.

University Type
State Agricultural University
Vice Chancellor
Dr. R.C. Jagadeesha


v  Imparting education towards development of quality human resource in different Branches of agriculture, horticulture, and forestry;

v  Furthering the advancement of learning and conducting of research in Agriculture, horticulture, forestry and other allied sciences;

v  Undertaking the extension education of such science and technologies, specially for the rural people of the State;

v  Promoting partnership and linkages with national and international educational, research institutions and industries.



v  College of Agriculture,shivamogga

Rs. In Lakhs


Renovation Microbiology Department Laboratory.

0. 50


Purchase of Equipments to Agronomy Department



Providing CC Camera to Boys and Girls Hostel for Hostel security



Solar PV system to Agricultural Engineering Department



Laboratory Kitchen Table






v  College of Forestry,Ponnampet


1.      The grant has helped in procuring teaching aids which are useful to effectively deliver the curricula

2.      The financial and camping facility support for RAWE programme has been very useful for undertaking filed studies in remote forest areas.

3.      The Civil work support provided for renovation of facilities has augmented the grants provided by the other agencies in upgrading the infrastructural facilities

4.      The equipments purchased under the developmental grants is very useful for undertaking studies by PG students and faculty.

5.      The Kitchen equipments purchased for the Girls hostel has helped in preparation of quality food items at reasonable cost.


v  College of Horticulture,Hiriyur

1.      Our students achieved 7 JRF and 12 NTS (PG) with All India 1st, 3rd and 6th rank, in addition our students also got ranks in the examination conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University and got admission to PG (Bio-technology) course with fellowship.

2.      Organized inspirational and motivate lectures to the students and faculty for their capacity building.

3.      Provided RO water facilities to the College and hostels (Boys and Girls).

4.      College has got well equipped laboratories.

5.      recently our college got Accredited by NAEAB, ICAR, New Delhi




DBT Schemes

ICAR-PG Scholarship

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :7

National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :31


Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :11

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :85



University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences,Shivamogga
University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Savalanga Road Shivamogga,

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