University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad

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Type Public
Established 1986 Oct 1
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 agriculture university established by the Government of Karnataka which imparts education, research and extension activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, food science, agri marketing and home science. The university was started on 1 October 1986.

It is on Dharwad-Belgaum road (P.B-4) on a campus with space for growing trees and fields for conducting experiments and research. The university has constituent colleges at places of Karnataka state:

  • College of Agriculture Dharwad
  • College of Agriculture Vijayapur (Bijapur)
  • College of Agriculture Hanumanmatti (Haveri dist)
  • College of Rural Home Science Dharwad
  • College of Forestry Sirsi
  • College of Food Technology Dharwad


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

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

  • Agronomy
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Agril. Economics
  • 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
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Human Development
  • Textiles and Apparel Designing
  • Extension Communication Management
  • Forest Biology
  • Silviculture
  • Forest Protection
  • Forest Utilization
  • Agroforestry
  • Forest Engineering
  • Forest Management

(This list is indicative, not exhaustive.)


Graduates 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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