Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth – PDKV University

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PDKV Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth About Us

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola was established on 20th October, 1969 with its head – quarter at Akola. This Agricultural University was named after the illustrious son of Vidarbha Dr. Panjabrao ( alias Bhausaheb ) Deshmukh, who was the Minister for Agriculture, Govt. of India. The jurisdiction of Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth university is spread over the eleven districts of Vidarbha. According to the University Act 1983 ( of the Government of Maharashtra ), the PDKV University is entrusted with the responsibility of agricultural education, research and extension education alongwith breeder and foundation seed program.

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth has its main campus at Akola. The instructional programs at main campus are spread over in 5 Colleges namely, College of Agriculture, College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, College of Forestry, College of Horticulture and Post Graduate Institute. At this campus 4 degree programs namely B.Sc. ( Agriculture ) B.Sc. ( Horticulture ), B.Sc. ( Forestry ) and B.Tech. ( Agricultural Engineering ), two Master’s Degree Programs viz. M.Sc. ( Agriculture ) and M.Tech. ( Agricultural Engineering ) and Doctoral Degree Programs in the faculties of Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering are offered.

Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth has its sub – campus at Nagpur with constituent College, College of Agriculture which offers B.Sc. ( Agriculture ) and M.Sc. ( Agriculture ) degree programs.

The Nagpur Campus is accomplished with a garden, surrounded by its natural beauty and a well established Zoo which attract the general public and visitors to the city. A separate botanic Garden is being maintained on 22 hectares with a green house for the benefit of research workers.

In addition there are 2 affiliated grant – in – aid colleges and 14 private non – grant – in – aid colleges under the umbrella of this PDKV University.

A Central Research Station is situated at the main Campus which caters to the need of research projects undertaken by Crop Scientists of the principle crops of the region are Cotton, Sorghum, Oilseeds and Pulses.

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Departments in Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth

I. PDKV Faculty of Agriculture

  • Department of Agronomy
  • Department of Agricultural Botany
  • Biotechnology Center
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Statistics
  • Department of Agricultural Entomology
  • Department of Agricultural Extension
  • Department of Plant Pathology
  • Department of Soil Science and Agril. Chemistry
  • Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Forestry

II. Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology in PDKV Akola University

  • Department of Farm Structures
  • Department of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Department of Farm Power and Machinery
  • Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • Department of Agricultural Process Engineering
  • Department of Unconventional Energy Resources and Electrical Engineering

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Courses Offered by Akola Krishi Vidyapeeth University

S.No.EventsB.Tech.B.E. B.Arch.
1Last Date for Submission of JMI Entrance Admission Forms 201105/05/2011 13/10/2011 10/05/2011
2Date of JMI Entrance Test 201111/06/2011 12/11/2011 01/06/2011
3Declaration of JMI Result of JMI Entrance Test 2011 / List of Short-lIsted Candidates21/06/2011 21/11/2011 16/06/2011
4Date of Commencement of JMI Interviews27/06/201129/11/2011 06/07/2011 - 10/07/2011
5Declaration of final list of selected candidates for JMI Admission 201114/07/2011 20/12/2011 13/07/2011
6Commencement of JMI Admission formalities19/07/201109/01/201218/07/2011

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PDKV University Affiliated Colleges

B.S.Anangpuria Institute of Law, FaridabadChhotu Ram Institute of Law, RohtakInstitute of Law & Research, FaridabadSmt.Shanti Devi Law College, RewariVaish College of Law, Rohtak

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PDKV Akola University Contact Details

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth,
P.O. Krishi Nagar,
Akola – 444 104 ( MS ),
Phone No : ( 91 ) ( 0724 ) 2258372,
PBX Nos : 2258200 to 2258217,
Website : http://www.pdkv.ac.in/.


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