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About Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry

Horticulture and Forestry are the two major sectors in Uttarakhand which has great prospective for sustainable growth in economy since the State’s forest cover is 65% in terms of its geographical area. Moreover, there are countless reasons for the growth of agriculture in hills on this hilly Indian state. The Government of Uttarakhand has determined to develop horticulture and forestry through scientific interventions by establishing Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry on 28 April 2011 at Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal and also another campus at Ranichauri. This University is recognized by the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

This seat of higher learning in Horticulture and Forestry holds its area jurisdiction in almost whole of Uttarakhand. The University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in various courses which are headed by the faculties of Vegetable Science, Fruit Science, Floriculture & Landscape Architecture, Spices and Plantation crops, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Food Science & Technology, Natural Resource Management, Crop Improvement, Basic Sciences and Humanities, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Agricultural Economics, Entomology and Plant Pathology. This University is also involved in various research programmes with ICAR and also closely works in partnerships with State extension departments and NGOs for transfer of technology, providing training to farmers and also offers demonstration of modern farming techniques at farmers' field which are mainly conducted and organized through Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) situated in the campus, Kisan Mela, Kisan Diwas, Exhibitions, Seminars etc from time to time.

Aspiring students can check the University website- www.uuhf.ac.in regarding admission, courses, fees and other notifications. Further, www.onlineresultportal.com is also helpful for the students to gain information about all Universities of India.

Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry
    College Details of Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry
  Nickname Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry
  Affiliations UGC
  Contact No 01348 226 070
  Website http://www.uuhf.ac.in/
  Founded 2011
  Email
  Address Bharsar, District Pauri Garhwal
  City Pauri - 246123
  State Uttarakhand
  Country India
List of courses offered by Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry
  ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
B.Sc. Horticulture - 4 years
M.Sc. Horticulture (Fruit Science) - 2 years
M.Sc. Horticulture (Vegetable Science) - 2 years
M.Sc. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscape Architecture) - 2 years
M.Sc. Horticulture (Plantation crops, Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants) - 2 years
M.Sc. (Food Technology) - 2 Years
M.Sc. (Agri) Entomology
M.Sc. (Agri) Plant Pathology
* Diploma in Commercial Horticulture Management - 2 years
Certificate Course in Horticulture - 1 year
List of colleges affiliated with Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry
   College Name
Human Resource Development in the area of Horticulture.
Technology Development for improving horticulture production and post harvest management including processing and value addition.
Germplasm Management.
Capacity building for entrepreneurship/self employment.
Dissemination of technologies for the benefit of farmers/ orchadists.