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Admissions open for UG & PG programmes in Horticulture, Forestry at Nauni Varsity

Courses on Natural farming, Food Tech, Biotech also available

Nauni, May 02, 2024 – Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni has announced the commencement of admissions for its undergraduate and postgraduate programs for the academic session 2024-25. Prospective students keen on exploring diverse fields such as Horticulture, Forestry, Natural Farming, Biotechnology, Food Technology, and Agri-Business can apply. The application process is entirely online via the university website www.yspuniversity.ac.in, where detailed prospectuses are also available for download.

In undergraduate programmes, the University is offering BSc (Hons) Horticulture and B Sc (Hons) Forestry at its main campus and at the Colleges of Horticulture and Forestry (COH&F) Neri and Thunag. In the main campus, the students have also been given the option to study BSc (Hons) Natural Farming and B Tech Food Technology(self-financing) at the main campus. The university is also offering B Tech Biotechnology and B Tech Food Technology programmes at COH&F Neri.

The university is also offering M Sc in its College of Horticulture and College of Forestry located at the main campus at Nauni and COH&F Neri. The specializations offered in Horticulture are Entomology, Floriculture and Landscaping, Fruit Science, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Plant Pathology; Spices, Plantation and Medicinal and Aromatic Crops; Postharvest Management, Seed Science and Technology and Vegetable Science. The courses of MBA Agri-Business Management and M Tech Food Technology are also being offered. The specializations offered for MSc in Forestry are Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension Education, Agricultural Statistics, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Forest Biology and Tree Improvement, Forest Products and Utilization, Forest Resource Management, Microbiology, Plant Physiology, Silviculture and Agroforestry and Soil Science.

The last date for receipt of online applications for UG programmes for normal seats is June 1 and June 28 for self-financing seats. The last date for online application for MSc Programmes is June 20. The date of the entrance exam of UG and PG programmes is June 16 and July 5 respectively. The result of UG entrance test will be declared on June 25 while the result of PG programmes will be declared on July 11. The list of candidates for UG self-financing seats will be displayed on July 1. The UG entrance test will be conducted at Solan, Hamirpur, Sundernagar, Palampur and Rampur.

Admissions to UG normal seats will be done on the basis of marks obtained in UG entrance test. Whereas the merit of marks obtained at 10+2 level in four subjects- English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics will be considered for admission to UG self-financing seats. Admissions to PG programmes will be done on the basis of marks obtained in the PG entrance test. An applicant can apply for both normal and self-financing seats.

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