About Junagarh Agricultural University
The agricultural education in Gujarat was first started by Junagarh Agricultural College in 1960. Earlier this College was affiliated under the Gujarat University and Saurashtra University. After the establishment of the Gujarat Agricultural University in 1972, Junagarh Agricultural College came under the affiliation of this University. Subsequently in 2004, Gujarat Agricultural University was divided into four different Universities and Junagarh Agricultural University is one of them. This University is also regarded to be among the top 10 Universities in India for biological research and is affiliated by ICAR. Moreover, the Junagarh Agricultural University is also the noted University for innovative research programs. This University has the multi-disciplinary research stations for various crops and sub-research stations and testing centers for the improvement of new varieties and hybrids of modified crops, fruits and vegetables. It is interesting to note that the first hybrid of bajra and castor were developed by the scientists of Junagarh Agricultural University.
Every year, a large number of students take admission to this University to study undergraduate, post-graduate and P.Hd programs in courses of Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry and Agri Business Management. Moreover, Polytechnic programs include Horticulture, Agro-Processing, etc. This University provides admission to the students only based on merit. Junagarh University is the epitome of all round Agricultural development in its jurisdiction areas.
Aspiring students can have a look at its official website – www.jau.in for admission notifications, courses, fees structures and other details. Moreover, students can also take help from educational websites like www.onlineresultportal.com where they can get information about other educational institutes and universities from different parts of India.