University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad

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Established 1986 Oct 1
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor Dr. D. P. Biradar
Location Dharwad, India
15°29′21″N 74°59′03″E / 15.489085°N 74.984264°E / 15.489085; 74.984264Coordinates: 15°29′21″N 74°59′03″E / 15.489085°N 74.984264°E / 15.489085; 74.984264
Campus Urban
Affiliations ICAR

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, (UASD) is a State Public university established by the Government of Karnataka which imparts Education, Research and Extension activities in the field of agriculture, forestry and home science. The university was started on 1 October 1986. It is located on Dharwad-Belgaum road on a campus with space for growing trees and fields for conducting experiments and research. The university has several constituent colleges at different places of Karnataka state like in Bijapur, Sirsi, Hanumanmatti.

B.Sc.(graduate) courses offered[edit]

M.Sc. & Ph.D. (Post graduate) courses[edit]

  • Agronomy
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Agril. Economics
  • Agril. Engineering
  • Agril. Statistics
  • Crop Physiology & Botany
  • Horticulture
  • Agril. Marketing Co-op. & Agribusiness Management
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Agril. Extension Education
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Biotechnology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Agril. Microbiology
  • Agril. Entomology
  • Sericulture
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Human Development
  • Family Resource Management
  • Textiles and Apparel Designing
  • Extension Communication Management
  • Forest Biology
  • Silviculture
  • Forest Protection
  • Forest Utilization
  • Agroforestry
  • Forest Engineering
  • Forest Management

Note: List is indicative not exhaustive.


Graduates from this university are appointed as agriculture scientists, agriculture officers in state and central governments, banks and other financial institutions such as insurance companies. With the setting up of commodity exchanges in India, degree holders in agriculture are in greater demand.

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