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Best Agriculture Colleges/Universities in Gujarat

If you want to pursue a career in agriculture in Gujarat but unsure about which college to try for then this article is for you.

Sonali Behera
Anand Agriculture College
Anand Agriculture College

Gujarat is a state situated in western part of India. It is also known as the "Jewel of Western India". Ahmedabad and Gandhi Nagar are the two main educational hubs in Gujarat. There are numerous public and private colleges and universities in this state that provides education in different fields, including agriculture, engineering, management, etc.

In this article we will mainly talk about some of the best agriculture colleges in Gujarat. So, let’s start.

Agriculture Colleges in Gujarat

Check out the best agri colleges/universities in Gujarat;

Anand Agriculture College, Anand

In accordance with Gujarat law (Act No. (Guj 5 of 2004) dated April 29, 2004), Anand Agricultural University (AAU) was founded there in 2004. The former Gujarat Agricultural University (GAU), which Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Dr. K. M. Munshi had envisioned as their dream university, was carved out and the new AAU was founded to support the farming community in three areas: education, research, and extension work in agriculture, horticulture engineering, product processing, and home science.

Constituent Institutes of the University

  • College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Anand

  • Sheth M.C. College of Dairy Science

  • B.A. College of Agriculture

  • College of Food Processing Technology and Bio-Energy

  • Extension Education Institute, Anand

Departments / Faculty

  • Faculty of Dairy Science.

  • Faculty of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry

  • Faculty of Food Processing Technology and Bio-Energy

  • Faculty of Agriculture Information Technology

  • Faculty of Agriculture Engineering

  • Faculty of Agriculture Business Management

  • P.G. Institute of Food Processing Technology and Bio-Energy

  • P.G. Institute of Extension Education

  • P.G. Institute of Agriculture Business Management

Navsari Agriculture University, Navsari

Navsari Agricultural University (NAU) is a public university that was founded in 1965 as a college of agriculture. Navsari Agricultural University was formerly a division of Gujarat Agricultural University before receiving accreditation as a public university. The College became a stand-alone Agricultural University on May 1, 2004. It occupies a vast 400-hectare farmland.

Constituent Institutes

  • M. (Navinchandra Mafatlal) College of Agriculture

  • ASPEE College of Horticulture and Forestry

  • Institute of Agri Business Management

  • Veterinary & Animal Husbandry College

  • Polytechnic Agricultural Engineering

Faculty

  • Agriculture

  • Horticulture

  • Forestry

  • Veterinary

Junagarh Agricultural University

In the month of June 1960, the Junagarh College of Agriculture began operations. From its founding till 1967, the institution was a part of Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. The affiliation was then moved to Saurashtra University when it was founded there in 1968.

Constituent Institutes

  • College of Agriculture

  • College of Agriculture Engineering & Technology

  • College of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry

  • Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture Business Management, Junagadh

  • College of Fisheries, Veraval

  • Polytechnic in Horticulture

  • Polytechnic in Agro Processing

  • Polytechnic in Agriculture, Dhari

  • Polytechnic in Home Science, Amreli

  • Agriculture School, Halvad

  • Livestock Inspector Training Centre

  • School of Baking

  • Mali Training Centre

Departments / Faculty

  • Agriculture

  • Agricultural Engineering

  • Fisheries

  • Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry

  • Post Graduate Studies

Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University

The Gujarat Government had recognized the Gujarat Agricultural University in the state vide Gujarat Act, No. 13 of 1969. It had repealed Gujarat Agricultural University Act, 1969 and disseminated GAUs Act, No. 5 of 2004. Consequently, 4 State Agricultural Universities were created from erstwhile GAU, S. D. Agricultural University being one of them.

SDAU was set up for better development of Agriculture & allied sectors in the North Gujarat Agro-climatic Zone.

Constituent Institutes

  • P. College of Agriculture

  • College of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering

  • College of Agriculture, Tharad

  • ASPEE College of Home Science and Nutrition

  • College of Food Technology

  • College of Basic Science and Humanities

  • College of Horticulture

  • College of Agribusiness Management

Kamdhenu University, Gandhinagar

Kamdhenu University is situated in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The Kamdhenu University Act, 2009 of the Gujarati government founded it in the year 2009. The University concentrates on related sciences, fisheries, dairy, and veterinary.

Constituent Institutes

  • College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Anand

  • College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Junagadh

  • College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Navsari

  • College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Sardarkrushinagar

  • College of Dairy Science, Amreli

  • Sheth M. C. College of Dairy Science, Anand

  • Shri G. N. Patel College of Dairy Science, Sardarkrushinagar

  • College of Fisheries Science, Veraval

  • College of Fisheries Science, Navsari

Gujarat State Combined Entrance Exam

Anand Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Junagadh Agricultural University, and Navsari Agricultural University all need applicants to take the Gujarat State Agricultural Universities Common Admission (GSAUCA) test. The main courses provided are offered under agriculture and its allied sectors. The numerous programs include postgraduate courses, undergraduate degree programs (B.Tech, B.Sc.), and polytechnic courses (MBA).

Application Form for GSAUCA

Before completing the GSAUCA Application Form, applicants must verify their eligibility. The following information is provided for the candidates to fill out the form:

  • Once the dates are announced, applicants can submit their applications online at the official website. Candidates are advised to accurately and completely fill out the form.

  • Only upload scanned copies of the required documents in the format specified.

  • The authorities will never accept a registration form without payment of the fee.

  • The specifics of the fees will be updated here as the authority makes its formal announcement.

  • Candidates must print off the completed form after paying the money so they have it for any future use.

How to Apply?

Once the dates are announced, candidates can apply online at the official website

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