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Agricultural School
Junagadh Agricultural University

Agricultural School was established in 1960. Previously, it was comes under Gujarat Agricultural University. After that, GAU has been splitted into four Agricultural Universities of the state in 2004. Presently, it working under Director of Extension Education, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh. Agricultural school imparted two year of Diploma Gujarati courses which has only single school in Gujarat State.

(A) Objectives :

  1. To impart scientific practical knowledge to the sons of farmers where they   utilize their knowledge for the betterment of farming.
  2. To give scientific knowledge about Agriculture so they working in different Agricultural public/private sectors.
  3. Agricultural school provides idea/skills for self Agri. business.

(B) Faculty Profile :

Sr. No.
Specialized Subject
H. K. Jadav
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Horticulture
Vegetable Science
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R. M. Parmar
Agricultural Officer
M.Sc. Agriculture
Soil Science
V.V. Padhar
Agriculture Supervisor
Agriculture Diploma
Agriculture Assistant
Agriculture Diploma
Agriculture Assistant
Agriculture Diploma
Agriculture Assistant
Agriculture Diploma
N.M. Vadhadiya
Senior Clerk
B.A., M.A.

(C) Facilities :

  1. Hostel : Without paying any fees of hostel and is compulsory for all the candidates. Hostel mess governed by the students themselves.
  2. Library : There are 851 books related to different subjects available in library.
  3. Museum : Crop and variety wise seeds, implements related to crop protection, dairy, soil survey and extension education aids are available in museum.
  4. Farm : Out of total 19.04 ha. Land, 15.11 ha land is under cultivation with medium irrigation facilities for practical work and seed production programme of cotton, sesame, cumin, onion and castor are being taken and truthfull seeds are supplied to farmers.
  5. Education Tour : Field/Education tour were planned every year with object that candidate become familiar with research activities of different research station of Agril. Universities.
  6. Sports : Participation in Sports  competition organized every year at university level.
  7. Stipend : The stipend Rs. 190/- per month is paid by Junagadh Agricultural University to the students except SC and ST Categories.
  8. Scholarship : SC/ST students were obtained scholarship from the Gujarat State Social Welfare Department as per norms.

(D) Academic Details :

1. Subjects :

Sr. No.
First Year
Second Year
Soil Science
Agricultural Extension and Co-operation
Crop Production-1
Crop Production-2
Crop Production-1
Crop Production-2
Animal Science-1
Animal Science-2
Agril. Implements
Farm Management

2. Examination :

There are two internal tests and final examinations in each year were taken according to the rules of J.A.U., Junagadh, all the examination process conducted by Director of Extension Education, J.A.U., Junagadh.

(E) Admission Details :

  1. The candidates must have passed a new SSC or its equivalent examination
  2. The age of the candidates must be 15 to 25 years.
  3. The students are admitted according to merit.
  4. The native of candidate must be of Saurashtra region.
  5. Farmers son weightage 5 %
  6. Admission Seats 30.
  7. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC candidates 7.15 and 27 % respectively or as per norms.
  8. SSC pass with Agril. Subject weightage 2 %.

(F) Other Information :

1. One project of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNL) running in the farm.

  • Farmer training
  • Field visit
  • Farmer days
  • FLD (Front Line Demonstration) on farmer field.
  • Soil Sampling
  • Exhibition of successful innovation
  • Seed distribution


Agricultural Education Day-2022 was celebrated by AICRP on Irrigation Water Management, Department of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, CAET, JAU, Junagadh on 03.12.2022.
College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, JAU, Junagadh improved its ranking at National Level. In National Ranking of CSR-GHRDC Engineering Colleges Survey 2022.
One day Farmers Training programme on “Use of Solar Energy in Agriculture” was organized by All India Co-ordinated Res.Project on Plastic Engg. and Agril. Structure and Environment Management, Dept. of REE, CAET, JAU, Junagadh on November 5, 2022.
રજત જયંતી એવોર્ડ યોજનામાં ભાગ લેવા માટેનું ઉમેદવારી પત્રક - વર્ષ - ૨૦૨૨-૨૩
AICRP on PEASEM, ICAR, Dept. of Renewable Energy Engg., CAET, JAU, Junagadh received the Patent on Foldable Container for Storage and Transportation of Agricultural Produce
The students of the PGIABM, JAU had Secured 1st runners up - 2nd Prize trophy and cash prize in the 9th International B-Plan Championship 2022 at IIM, Indore.
BSc.(Agriculture ) degree course of Junagadh Agricultural University received 8th rank in BSc. Agriculture Colleges of India by EducationWorld India Higher Education Rankings 2022-23
Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh received 7th rank in Government Agricultural University in India and 2nd rank in Gujarat by EducationWorld India Higher Education Rankings 2022-23
CAET, JAU, Junagadh ranked 5th for Outstanding Engineering Colleges of Excellence in India as per CSR-GHRDC Engineering Colleges Survey 2021.
In Gujarat State Institutional Rating Framework (GSIRF) 2021-22 Junagadh Agricultural University got 5th position