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Top Agricultural Colleges/ Universities in Delhi-NCR

If you are planning to pursue a career in agriculture in Delhi-NCR but don’t know which college or university to apply to then don’t worry. In this article, we have mentioned some of the most popular agriculture colleges located in Delhi-NCR.

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Indian Research Institute (IARI), also known as the Pusa Institute, is one of the leading agri research institutes
Indian Research Institute (IARI), also known as the Pusa Institute, is one of the leading agri research institutes

Delhi is not only popular for food and tourism but also for educational institutions. Many students choose to pursue education in the fields of engineering, medicine, and agriculture in Delhi, which is a renowned education hub. The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, are just a few well-known agriculture institutes in Delhi.

Now let’s discuss some of the most popular agricultural colleges in Delhi and its neighboring regions.

Best Agriculture Colleges in Delhi- NCR

Each of the below-mentioned colleges has its own admission, education norms and benefits, so make your selection accordingly.

1. ICAR- Indian Research Institute (IARI), Delhi

The Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI), also known as the Pusa Institute, is one of the leading agri research institutes in India. It is the top national center for agricultural education and research in the country. Numerous schools and departments are associated with the IARI which provides a range of courses in subjects including bioinformatics, biochemistry, agronomy, microbiology, nematology, and agriculture, among others.

2. ICAR- Indian Agriculture Statistics Research Institute, Delhi

The Indian Council for Agriculture Research oversees the Indian Agriculture Statistics Research Institute (ICAR). It was created for the creation of agricultural experimentation and innovative technology. IASRI was also created for the analysis of agricultural data. The institute was founded in 1978 and is connected to the Indian Agriculture Research Institute. It provides degree programs in association with IARI's postgraduate programs in New Delhi.

The Indian Agriculture Statistics Research Institute provides a variety of graduate-level and undergraduate courses. Graduate-level scientific degrees in mathematics/statistics or agriculture are known as M.Sc. programs. The Master of Science in Agricultural Statistics, Mathematical Statistics, or the Professional Statisticians Certificate Course are prerequisites for the Ph.D. program. IASRI offers the following courses:

  • Ph.D. (Agricultural Statistics) (Agricultural Statistics)

  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Statistics) (Agricultural Statistics)

3. SVBPUAT, Meerut

The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology (SVBPUAT) in Meerut offers instruction in the disciplines of agriculture and technology. The institution is dedicated to fulfilling a special mandate that involves merging education research and outreach to students in remote areas. SVBPUAT is also authorised by the UP Government, ICAR, and UGC.

The university was founded in 2000 and provides UG, PG, and Ph.D. level courses. All of the programs are provided in the fields of agriculture, biotechnology, veterinary medicine, animal science, technology, horticulture, and many more. Undoubtedly one of the most popular courses is SVBPUAT B.V. Sc & A.H. The institution provides B. Tech, M. Tech, and Ph.D. studies besides these.

Students must pass UPCATET with the required scores to be guaranteed a spot in SVBPUAT. No other entrance exam score is accepted by the university for course admission.

4. IGNOU- School of Agriculture (SOA)

At IGNOU, the School of Agriculture (SOA) was started in January 2005. Its goal is to teach agriculture to rural adolescents who are unemployed. IGNOU-SOA serves as the nation's hub for open and remote learning programs across a range of subject areas. The Indian Council for Agriculture Research has authorized the SOA and is connected with IGNOU University. It provides several courses in a variety of agricultural subjects.

There are several undergraduate and graduate courses offered by the SOA College of IGNOU. It provides courses in regular, online, and distance learning formats. IGNOU is made up of 21 educational institutions that provide various courses. The School of Agriculture offers the following courses:

Doctoral Degree

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension (Ph.D. AGE)


  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)

5. Amity University, Noida

Amity University in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, was founded in 1986. It is approved by the WASC, AIU, UGC, and ACU. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council granted it accreditation (NAAC). Additionally, it belongs to associations like NATA.

According to the 2020 INDIA TODAY rankings, it was rated sixth out of 120 in India. Amity University Noida provides undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate, professional, and other programs.

A total of 436 courses in administration, engineering, the arts, medicine, etc. are offered by the university.

6. Shobhit University, Meerut

Shobhit University is a NAAC-accredited deemed-to-be university in Meerut. The university's whole curriculum has been authorized by the AICTE, BCI, Indian government, and UGC.

Several UG, PG, Ph.D. and diploma programmes are available at Shobhit University. The application procedure for UG, PG, Ph.D. and diploma programs is still open. For admission to its UG and PG degrees, Shobhit University administers its entrance exam, known as SUNET (Shobhit University National Entrance Test). Candidates who have a valid CUET UG score are not required to take the SUNET test.


Program Details

Admission criteria


Specialization: Microbiology, Biomedical, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Biotechnology

Eligibility: Graduation from a recognized university.

Duration: 2 years

Course Fees: Rs. 45,000 (annual)

The selection will be based on merit and entrance exam score (CUET)

B.Sc. (Hons)

Specialization: Agriculture

Eligibility: passed 10+2/ intermediate from a recognized university with PCM/PCB/Agriculture

Duration: 4 years

Course Fees: Rs. 45,000 (annual)

Entrance exam-based (CUET/ SUNET)

7. Galgotias University, Greater Noida

Galgotias University, Greater Noida is a private state university that was founded in 2011. Galgotias University offers 118 courses in a variety of fields, including the arts, humanities, and social sciences, as well as management, business administration, hospitality, and tourism, as well as medicine and related fields. The University Grants Commission approves the institution (UGC).

The university also offers a full-time, four-year undergraduate degree program in the School of Agriculture called the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Agriculture (Hons.).

Anyone who has completed his/her Higher Secondary/Intermediate (10+2) test in the scientific stream with at least a 50% grade, or any other exam deemed to be an equivalent, is eligible for the course.

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