University of Agricultural Sciences

University of Agricultural Sciences

State Universities

 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 
 

Basic details

Established On
1963
 

About University

University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore, a premier institution of agricultural education and research in the country, began as a small agricultural research farm in 1899 on 30 acres of land donated by Her Excellency Maharani Kempa Nanjammanni Vani Vilasa Sannidhiyavaru, the Regent of Mysore and appointed Dr. Lehmann, German Scientist to initiate research on soil crop response with a Laboratory in the Directorate of Agriculture. Later under the initiative of the Dewan of Mysore Sir M. Vishweshwaraiah, the Mysore Agriculture Residential School was established in 1913 at Hebbal which offered Licentiate in Agriculture and later offered a diploma programme in agriculture during 1920. The School was upgraded to Agriculture Collegein 1946 which offered four year degree programs in Agriculture. The Government of Mysore headed by Sri. S. Nijalingappa, the then Chief Minister, established the University of Agricultural Sciences on the pattern of Land Grant College system of USA and the University of Agricultural Sciences Act No. 22 was passed in Legislative Assembly in 1963. Dr. Zakir Hussain, the Vice President of India inaugurated the University on 21st August 1964.

 

Vision

To serve society as a center of higher learning, providing long-term socio economic benefits by discovering and advancing new knowledge in agriculture and to function as a repository of organized knowledge.

 

Mission

The Mysore Agriculture Residential School was established in 1913 at Hebbal which offered Licentiate in Agriculture and later offered a diploma programme in agriculture during 1920. The School was upgraded to Agriculture College

 
 
 

Contact Details

Vice Chancellor

Dr. D. P. Kumar

Address

GKVK Bangalore-560 065

Phone Numbers

91-94498 66931

Fax Numbers

91-80-2333 0277

Contact Email

doe@uasbangalore.edu.in
 
 
 
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