Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research has already recognized the B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture of four years duration as a professional degree with consequential benefits to the students. SRMU is making concerted efforts to nurture skilled manpower in the field of agriculture since the establishment of Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Technology in year 2019 at its campus on Deva Road, Barabanki. It has already started a four year programme of B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture. The degree incorporates all the Fifth Dean’s Committee of the ICAR on Agriculture Education recommendations on course curricula and syllabus.

IAST also plans to follow Student Ready (Rural Entrepreneurship Development Yojana) approach comprising Experimental Learning/ Hands down Training, Skill Development Training, Rural Agriculture Work Experience (RAWE) incorporating field Training/ Industrial Attachment, etc. With its cutting-edge facilities and infrastructure, we offer an ideal teaching and learning environment that has drawn students from all over the world. Students' worldviews and perspectives are greatly enhanced when they actively participate in extracurricular and cocurricular activities as well as community service. Our teaching-learning approaches are characterized by a regular curriculum renewal process that incorporates best practices and ongoing evaluation of student learning results. By offering an educational setting that encourages innovation and best practices, we prepare our students for success in a highly competitive global marketplace.

Mission
  • To Create a proficient agricultural education system at SRMU for meeting the enhanced demand for agricultural graduates and post graduates to take up challenging tasks in the field of education and interdisciplinary research for harnessing full potential of agriculture in the country.
  • To act as proficient extension agency for transferring new production technologies, and efficient marketing of farm produce with the objective of increasing the farm, thereby rural incomes and employment.
  • To provide consultancy for establishing agricultural projects.
Vision
  • To create efficient agricultural institution, which caters to increased demand for professionals and works as a Centre of excellence for education, research, development, extension and consultancy in agriculture and allied sectors resulting into increased contribution of this sector in National GDP through enhanced production, employment and incomes in rural and associated regions.
Prof. (Dr.) Prachi Bhargava
Department Head
Prof. (Dr.) Prachi Bhargava
Offg. Director, IAST, SRMU, Lucknow–Deva Road

Qualification: M.Sc. (Agricultural Molecular Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering), Ph.D., PG Diploma(Nanotechnology)
Experience: 17+ years
Specialization/Area of Research: Molecular Biological Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Nanotechnology
Email ID:  director.ag@srmu.ac.in, prachi.bio@srmu.ac.in
ORCID Profile:  https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9939-8164
Contact No.:  +91-7619044613

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Programs and Fees

At SRMU we have always believed that a student SHOULD BE TRAINED FOR INDUSTRY, BY THE INDUSTRY. Keeping the culture of rich academia-industry interface, university is now offering specialized programs in different academic domains.

Courses Duration Eligibility Criteria Course Fees (PA)
M.Sc. (Horticulture) in Fruit Science 2 Years Click to View

Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent system from any recognized Central/State Board in B.Sc.(Agriculture)/B.Sc.(Agriculture) (Hons.) or B.Sc.(Horticulture) with minimum aggregate marks of 50% or equivalent grade for GEN/OBC and 45% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ST Category.

Rs. 50,000/-
M.Sc. (Horticulture) in Vegetable Science 2 Years Click to View

Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent system from any recognized Central/State Board in B.Sc.(Agriculture)/B.Sc.(Agriculture) (Hons.) or B.Sc.(Horticulture) with minimum aggregate marks of 50% or equivalent grade for GEN/OBC and 45% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ST Category.

Rs. 50,000/-
M.B.A. in Agribusiness Management 2 Years Click to View

Candidate must have passed B.Tech.(Agri. Engg./Biotechnology/Food Tech)/B.Sc.Forestry/B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc.(Horti.)Food Tech or Dairy Tech./B.Sc. Vet. Sci.&Animal Husbandry /B. Sc.Home Sci. from any recognized University or AICTE recognized Institute/College with minimum aggregate marks of 50% or 5.5 CGPA for GEN/OBC and 45% marks or 5.0 CGPA for SC/ST Category.

Rs. 50,000/-
Courses Duration Eligibility Criteria Course Fees (PA)
B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture 4 Years Click to View

Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent system from any recognized Central/ State Board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology or 10+2 with Agriculture with minimum aggregate marks of 45% or equivalent grade for GEN/ OBC and 40% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ ST Category.

Rs. 62,000/-
Faculty List

The University takes pride in recruiting distinguished faculty from reputed central universities and best institutes like- IIT, IIM, MNNIT and IIT-BHU. They bring to the classroom, passion and enthusiasm for teaching, providing an intimate, interactive, personalized approach to learning.

Dr. Vijay Prakash
Dr. Vijay Prakash
Designation
Assistant Professor
Dr. Balvir Singh
Dr. Balvir Singh
Designation
Deputy Director
Dr. Riyaz Ahmad
Dr. Riyaz Ahmad
Designation
Assistant Professor
Dr. Pranav Kumar Mishra
Dr. Pranav Kumar Mishra
Designation
Assistant Professor
Dr. Sandeep Yadav
Dr. Sandeep Yadav
Designation
Assistant Professor
Dr. Pankaj Kumar
Dr. Pankaj Kumar
Designation
Assistant Professor
Ms. Anam Khan
Ms. Anam Khan
Designation
Assistant Professor
Prof. (Dr.) Prachi Bhargava
Prof. (Dr.) Prachi Bhargava
Designation
Professor
Placed Students

With 2000+ Job Offers given by 250+ Top corporates, an average package of 4.5 LPA and 100%* placement record in different professional programs, SRMU provides the best return on investment. More than 30% students have multiple job offers.

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    Conference & Seminars
Name of Student Program Company
Syed Mohammad Areeb B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Pulsus Healthtech
Tushar Pandey B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Pulsus Healthtech
Vishvendra pratap singh B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Pulsus Healthtech
Kesharwani Mohit Dayashankar B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Pulsus Healthtech
Prakrati Saraswat B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Pulsus Healthtech
Gloria Babu B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Pulsus Healthtech
Ankit Yadav B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Pulsus Healthtech
Tushar Suryavanshi B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture eTeam
Tushar Suryavanshi B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Corizo
Vishvendra Pratap Singh B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture HDFC Life
Kesharwani Mohit Dayashankar B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture HDFC Life
Prakrati Saraswat B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture HDFC Life
Shambhavi Chauhan B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture HDFC Life
Sonal B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture eTeam
Prakrati Saraswat B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture My Captain
Prakrati Saraswat B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Integrated resources
Akarsh Verma B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Integrated resources
Sambhav Singh B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Adani Airports
Priya Singh B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Integrated resources
Satyam Katiyar B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Integrated resources
Ronak Sinha B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Integrated resources
Gloria Babu B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Eduyoga
Garima Bhargava B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Eduyoga
Satyam Katiyar B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Eduyoga
Vaibhav Jaiswal B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Byjus
Kesharwani Mohit Dayashankar B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Eduyoga
Prashant Mani Tripathi B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture register karo
Krishna Sharma B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Securium Solutions
Garima Bhargava B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Securium Solutions
Garima Bhargava B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Yokohama
Vishvendra Pratap Singh B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Legal brains
Vivek Singh B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Legal brains
Ankit Yadav B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Skill Vertex
Kesharwani Mohit Dayashankar B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture Piramal
Key Highlights of Our Department
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Innovative teaching & learning practices
Innovative teaching & learning practices

With innovtions like RAWE, Lab 2 Land, Practical Crop Production & many more such initiatives introduced, students are deployed with the necessary skills effectively.

Curriculum as per ICAR 5th dean committee
Curriculum as per ICAR 5th dean committee

All efforts have been made to ensure that the students are exposed to a curricula which is inline with the best practices of the industry and meet all regulatory compliances.

Connectivity with reputed ICAR/CSIR institutes
Connectivity with reputed ICAR/CSIR institutes

Regular exposure to reputable ICAR institutes, businesses, and actual farming environments is provided to students to enhance experiential learning.

Building a research oriented learning model
Building a research oriented learning model

The goal is to develop low-cost technologies via research and development so that natural resources may be used more effectively.

Mentoring students to develop entrepreneurial setups
Mentoring students to develop entrepreneurial setups

The department has established a well defined process comprising of mentorig, partnering with organizations, incubation centers for entrepreneurship development and training of students and youth.

Availability of state-of-the-art equipment
Availability of state-of-the-art equipment

Modern machinery has been set up in various laboratories to carry out tests and therefore demonstrate the validity of theoretical ideas in real life.

Career advancement options providing best ROI
Career advancement options providing best ROI

Students receive training for advancement to top universities in India and outside, as well as on-campus employment in prestigious enterprises.

Events of Department

SRMU is committed to leveraging its facilities and the system to world-class standards, with a goal to provide the best academic professional resources, to prepare its students for global opportunities. This makes SRMU a repository of academic and extra-curricular excellence.

Industrial Visit
Industrial Visit

Topic: International Day for Rural Women

Venue: Era University, Lucknow

Date: 15th October, 2022

Industrial Visit
Industrial Visit

Topic:  Threshing of Paddy by new type of Thresher

Venue: M/s Govind Agro Industries, Barabanki

Date: 16th November, 2022

Industrial Visit
Industrial Visit

Topic: Kisan Gosthi

Venue: Barabanki

Date: 01st May, 2023

Industrial Visit
Industrial Visit

Venue: Rako Agrochem Pvt. Ltd.

Date: 06th October, 2023

Industrial Visit
Industrial Visit

Topic: Kisan Gosthi

Venue: Barabanki

Date: 07th October, 2023

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Atul Yadav

Topic: Challenges and Opportunity in Post Harvest Management

Date: 29th August, 2022

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Prakash Singh

Topic: Importance of Extension Activities

Date: 09th September, 2022

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Anupam Singh

Topic: Career Opportunities in Agriculture: Scope & Future

Date: 07th October, 2022

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Dr.Anand Singh Jeena

Topic: Development of Gene Concept

Date: 19th October, 2022

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Ms. Vandana Singh

Topic: Self Help Group

Date: 28th November, 2022

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Kailash Chandra Khulbe

Topic: Intellectual Property Rights

Date: 20th February, 2023

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Mr. Raj Kishor Dwivedi

Topic: Mushroom Farming- Start Up for Urban Area

Date: 22nd September, 2023

Guest Lecture
Guest Lecture

Speaker: Mr. Jagdeep Singh Salaria

Topic: Start Up in Agriculture Sector- Urban & Rural

Date: 18th October, 2023

Seminar
Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Shaleen

Topic: New Agri Business Opportunity in Organic farming and Millets: Future of Indian Agriculture

Date: 21st April, 2023

Webinar
Webinar

Speaker: Dr. P.K. Joshi

Designation: Retd. Senior Advisor, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC

Topic: Agricultural Transformation in India:Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 15th January, 2021

Webinar
Webinar

Speaker: Dr. Neeru Dubey

Designation: Assoc. Prof. & Dy. Director Amity University

Topic: Sustainable Agriculture: Future of India

Date: 27th May, 2020