College of Agriculture Raipur (COA)

College of Agriculture Raipur

COA, Raipur or College of Agriculture Raipur is an major agricultural college in the Indian state Chhattisgarh. It is one of the major educational hub in the field of agriculture.

Contents
(1). Basic information
(2). History
(3). Major objectives
(4). Major faculties
(5). Degree programme
(6). Admission
(7). IGKV CET 2021
(8). Teaching facilities

Also read: List of top horticulture colleges in Chhattisgarh

(1). Basic information

NameCOA, Raipur
Year of establishment1961-62
TypeConstituent college
DeanDr. Mahesh Prashad Thakur
Total facultiesMore than 14
Total students1345 (boys = 698, girls = 647)
Total staffs47
LocationRaipur

Consider these locations:

(1). Labhandi, NH 06, Telibandha road, Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
(2). Krishaknagar Jora, NH 06, Arang road, Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
(3). Dharampura road, Over bridge, Near boys hostel, College of Agricultural Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

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Contact details:

Address: Krishak Nagar, 492001
E-mail: deanagriraipur@gmail.com
Phone: 07712970217

Campus:

The to total area of campus is more 400 acres.

Main campus:

  • College buildings.
  • Nehru library.
  • Boys hostel.
  • Girls hostel.
  • Canteen.
  • Sports grounds.
  • Lawn.
  • Laborators.

Also read: Top agriculture colleges in Chhattisgarh

(2). History

COA is the first agricultural colleges in Chhattisgarh. It was established in the year 1961-61. During the British era, it was part of agricultural research station, Labhandi Farm, Raipur.

(3). Major objectives

  • Education.
  • Research work.
  • Extension.
  • Training.

3.1: Education

Education is the major objective of this college. Scientific study of crop production, farm management, personality development, study on applied science, etc., are major educational activities. Major educational activities are as follows:

  • Theoretical knowledge (theory classes).
  • Practical knowledge (practical classes).
  • Field knowledge (Rural work experience).
  • Personality development classes.

3.2: Research works

Educational research works:

(a). M. Sc., agricultural research works.
(b). M. Sc., horticultural research works.
(c). M. Tech, agricultural research works.
(d). PhD, agricultural research works.
(e). PhD, horticultural research works.
(f). PhD, M. Tech. research works.

Research works on projects

(a). Research works on state government projects.
(b). Research works on central government projects.
(c). Research works on ICAR projects.

3.3: Extension works

  • It is the major work of the department of agricultural extension.
  • Extension of research works from the different faculties

3.4: Training

Occasional training to farmers by teaching staff.

Also read: List of top agriculture engineering colleges in Chhattisgarh

(4). Major faculties

Lit of faculties in COA, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

4.1: Department of agri business and rural management

Major subject: Agri business and rural management
Field of study: Agri business
Head of the department:
Total semesters: 4
Requirement: IGKV CET/ICAR

4.2: Department of agronomy

Major subject: Agronomy
Field of study: Crop production and management.
Head of the department:
Total semesters: 4
Requirement: IGKV CET/ICAR

4.3: Department of soil science

Major subject: Soil science
Field of study: Soil and plant-crops.
Head of the department:
Total semesters:  4
Requirement: IGKV CET/ICAR

4.2: Department of entomology

Major subject: Entomology
Head of the department:
Field of study: Insect-pests field and horticultural plant-crops, and their management.
Total semesters:  4
Requirement: IGKV CET/ICAR

4.5: Plant molecular biology and biotechnology

Major subject: Plant molecular biology and biotechnology
Field of study: Diseases of filed and horticultural plant-crops and its management.
Head of the department:
Total semesters:
Requirement: IGKV CET

Faculties

4.6: Department of plant pathology

Major subject: Plant Pathology
Field of study: Diseases of filed and horticultural plant-crops and its management.
Head of the department:
Total semesters:
Requirement: IGKV CET

4.7: Department of plant physiology

Major subject: Plant physiology
Field of study: Physiology of field and horticultural plant-crops
Head of the department:
Total semesters:
Requirement: IGKV CET

4.8: Department of floriculture or landscape gardening and architecture

Major subject: Floriculture
Field of study: Gardening, cultivation of ornamentals plants, and management practices.
Head of the department:
Total semesters: 4
Requirement: IGKV CET

4.9: Department of pomology

Major subject: Fruit science
Head of the department: Cultivation of fruit plants, and management practices
Total semesters: 4
Requirement: IGKV CET

4.10: Department of olericulture

Major subject: Vegetable science
Field of study: Production of vegetable crops, and management
Head of the department:
Total semesters: 4
Requirement: IGKV CET

Agricultural faculties

4.11: Department of meteorology

Major subject: Agricultural meteorology
Field of study: Climate, weather, weather phenomena, and their role in agriculture.
Head of the department:
Total semesters:
Requirement: IGKV CET

4.12: Department of agricultural extension

Major subject: Extension education
Field of study: Extension education, leadership, team development, communication, research and extension, etc.
Head of the department:
Total semesters: 4
Requirement: IGKV CET

Other faculties

4.13: Department of agricultural engineering

Major subject: Agricultural engineering
Field of study: Farm machinery, farm power, applied engineering, etc.
Head of the department:
Total semesters: 4
Requirement: IGKV CET

(5). Degree programme

It provides following degrees through Indira Gandhi Agricultural University:

(a). B. Sc., Agriculture.
(b). M. Sc., Agriculture.
(c). M. Sc., Horticulture.
(d). B. Tech., Agriculture.
(e). M. Tech., Agriculture.

Semesters

S. N.Degree programmeYearSmesters
1.B. Sc., Agriculture48
2.M. Sc., Agriculture24
3.M. Sc., Horticulture24
4. Ph. D., all subjects3….

(6). Admission

To get admission:

(a). B. Sc., Agriculture: Clear PAT or (b). pre agriculture test.
(c). B. Tech, Agriculture: Clear PET or pre engineering test.
(d). M. Sc., Agriculture: Clear common entrance test.
(e). M. Sc., Horticulture: Clear common entrance test
(f). M. Tech., Agriculture: Clear common entrance test
(g). PhD, Agriculture: Clear common entrance test
(h). PhD, Horticulture: Clear common entrance test
(I). PhD, Agricultural engineering: Clear common entrance test

(7). IGKV CET 2021

IGKV CET is an annual entrance exam. The exam is conducted each year by Indira Gandhi Agricultural University for the selection of students for:

(a). B. Sc., Agriculture.
(b). M. Sc., Agriculture.
(c). M. Tech., Agriculture.
(d). PhD, Agriculture.
(e). PhD, Horticulture.
(f). PhD, Agricultural engineering.

(8). Teaching facilities

Class rooms: Modern facilities are available in classrooms, such as use of LED projectors. Although, PG classes are equipped with modern technologies.

(9). Frequently Asked Questions

Question 01. How to reach here?

Answer: You can reach here by following means:

Near by cities > Buses and private vehicle.

Distant cities > Night cuties.

Near by states > Train.

Distant states > Train and airways.

Question 02. Is this a good college?

Answer: Yes, it is a good college.

Question 03. How good hostels are?

Answer: Hostel building are old. One room is allotted to two students. Facility of mess is available.

Question 04. How good library is?

Answer: Nehru library is one of the best libraries among the agricultural colleges. Here is a great collection of reference books.



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