Monday, June 14, 2021             Toll Free: 1800-1800-190            Email:
International Yoga Competition Click Here
Webinar on Application of Internet of Things in Mechanical Engineering Click Here
Webinar on “Basic Concepts of MATLAB and their Applications” Click Here
International Conference on, "Sustainable Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities" Details>> Registration>> Brochure>>
MOOC courses to be introduced from the session 2021-22 Click Here
DAV Utsav 2021 Online Results Click Here
Registration for the International Conference on “Innovative Pedagogical Approaches for the integration of Physical Education and Yogic Sciences in Teacher Education" on 21st and 22nd June 2021 Details >> Registration >>
NSS Unit and Go-Green Club Organising Webinar "COMMIT TO QUIT" on World No Tabacco Day Click Here
Go-Green Club and Department of Botany and Environment Science Organising Webinar on "CHALLENGES TO GROUND WATER MANAGEMENT" Click Here
Department of Physical Education and Department of Education, DAV University is organizing International Conference on “Innovative Pedagogical Approaches for the integration of Physical Education and Yogic Sciences in Teacher Education on 21st and 22nd June 2021. Click Here
DAV University cordially invites you to the ALUMNI MEET 2021 - A Virtual Ensemble 19 May, 2021 - 24 May, 2021 Banner Schedule

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

The art and science of cultivating the soil, growing crops and raising livestock is known as Agriculture. It includes the preparation of plant and animal products for people to use and their distribution to markets. The 1950s constituted a critical period in India’s agricultural evolution. At the time of our Independence in 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru mentioned that ‘Everything else can wait but not agriculture’. This was because our Independence was born in the backdrop of the great Bengal Famine when more than two million people died due to starvation. In 1960s when India was grappling with frequent droughts, Green Revolution came as a God’s blessing. The Green Revolution was meant to denote that the pathway for the advance of food production is increase in productivity per hectare, not area expansion. 

Agriculture has always been a lifeline for India. Even though with age, India has made a mark in various spheres and has progressed in the manufacturing sector by leaps and bounds, but agriculture still remains one of the key drivers of the economy. Agriculture, as the backbone of Indian economy, plays the most crucial role in the socio-economic sphere of the country.

DAV University is a Private university in Jalandhar, Punjab, founded in 2013 under the aegis of DAV Trust. DAV University at Jalandhar traces its roots to the legacy of Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Schools System that has been reforming and redefining India's educational scenario for 128 years. Besides, different streams DAV University offers B.Sc. Agriculture and M.Sc. Agriculture in three streams i.e. M.Sc. Agriculture Horticulture (Vegetable Science), M.Sc. Agriculture (Genetics and Plant Breeding) and M.Sc. Agriculture (Plant Pathology).

DAV University is known for its teaching and commitment towards education. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences has highly qualified and experienced teachers. Besides teaching they are also involved in research and many externally funded projects funded by renowned agencies are running in the faculty of Agriculture. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences was started in 2013. Most of the students are pursing higher studies/jobs in renowned institutions. DAV University not only provides the students with latest knowledge but also give them hand on experience in labs and fields. All the syllabi taught to the students are as per ICAR’s fifth dean committee’s recommendations.


To facilitate the society to have a broad, encompassing access to knowledge and education, and to assist individuals unravel deeper dimensions of learning and experimentation. To enable students become imaginative, integrated beings who constructively and creatively contribute to environment and society and who ...
Know More »


To ardently seek, consider and implement latest nuances, developments and innovations in Sciences, Languages, Engineering and Technology, Business Studies and Computer Sciences in order to ensure that students develop a holistic acumen for making strategic and judicious decisions in the local and global spectra ...
Know More »

Contact us

  DAV University

SARMASTPUR, Jalandhar - Pathankot, National Highway (NH 44), JALANDHAR - 144 012, Punjab

  Admission Enquiry: 0181-2372900, 070870-17551,070870-17552,
Toll Free ( 1800-1800-190 )

Copyright © 2021, DAV University. All Rights Reserved.