Convocation of Horticultural University
The first annual convocation of University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, will be held on December 26, 2011.
Candidates who have completed all the requirements for award of the degree during the convocation can get the application forms for the convocation ( in person or in absentia ) can be had from the Office of the Registrar, University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot.
May also be downloaded from UHS website : www.uhsbagalkot.edu.in.
The last date to send filled applications for the award of degree certificates is October 31, 2011.
Young University of Horticultural Sciences draws Foreign Students
The two – year – old University of Horticultural Sciences (UHS) at Bagalkot has already started attracting students from abroad for postgraduate and doctoral programs.
Students from Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burundi, Malawai and Rwanda have enrolled in the university. There are only two other horticultural universities in the country, and they are located in Himachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.
Minister for Horticulture Umesh V. Katti said foreign nationals have registered in the university and they have been sponsored under the Central government quota.
Around 920 students are pursuing B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Horticulture) in the current academic year.
As many as 68 students have enrolled for postgraduate studies, he said. Mr. Katti said UHS has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Texas A&M University for implementing programs in the field of education and research in horticulture.
Similarly, action is being taken to enter into MoUs with the UAS, Bangalore and Dharwad, and Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessarghatta, for taking up coordinated programs in teaching and research, he said.