Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya – JNKVV University

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JNKVV Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya About Us

Government of India with the assistance of the State Government established the biggest multi campus university at Jabalpur, in the heart of India, named after the architect of modern India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru based on the recommendations of Radhakrishnan commission ( 1949 ) on the concept of establishment of Agricultural University. An approach was envisaged to narrow down the gap between the experts and farmers through Joint Indo – American Team on Agricultural Research and Education in 1954 – 55 and 1959 – 60 on the patterns of Land Grant Colleges of USA. On October 2, 1964, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya ( JNKVV ) was inaugurated by the then Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Smt. Indira Gandhi.

The Central Administrative Offices of the JNKVV University are located about 7 km North of Jabalpur town on the National Highway No. 7. Under an act of Madhya Pradesh Legislature passed in 1963, six Government Colleges of Agriculture and two Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry and 26 Research Stations formed the University.

Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya had to part with the creation of a sister universities Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya ( IGKV ) at Raipur in 1987, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior in 2008 and Madhya Pradesh Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur in 2009.

The area under the JNKVV jurisdiction contains alluvial, deep black, medium black, shallow and light black, mixed red and black, mixed red and yellow and skeletal or gravelly soil. It is low to medium in available nitrogen and phosphorus, and medium to high in available potassium.

JNKVV has produced competent human resource for managing the activities of agriculture and allied sectors and also played a pivotal role in the growth and development of agriculture and live stock production in the state. Need based research and its rapid dissemination in all the part have led to several unproved technologies which over the year are visible in terms of increased production and productivity of crops, egg, milk and meat on sustainable manner. Research on dryland agriculture production system render sustainability to productivity and insured efficient use of natural resources. The State ranks first in pulses, second in oilseeds and third in cereal production at the national level. The State contribution to the national food basket is about 10%.

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Faculties & Courses of Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya University

Reservation Category% of Seats
Scheduled Caste ( SC )15%
Scheduled Tribe ( ST )7.5%
Physically Challenged persons ( only for locomotory disabilities of lower limbs between 40% to 70% or as per the MCI guidelines in this regard ).3%

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Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Affiliated Colleges

JNKVV Agriculture Colleges

  1. College of Agriculture, Jabalpur.
  2. College of Agriculture, Rewa.
  3. College of Agriculture, Gwalior.
  4. College of Agriculture, Sehore.
  5. College of Agriculture, Indore.
  6. College of Agriculture, Khandwa.
  7. College of Horticulture, Mandsaur.
  8. College of Agriculture, Tikamgarh.
  9. College of Agriculture, Ganj Basoda.

Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Agricultural Engineering

  1. College of Agricultural Engineering, Jabalpur.

JNKVV Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry

  1. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Jabalpur.
  2. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mhow.
  3. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Rewa.

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Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Contact Details

Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya – JNKVV,
Adharatal, Jabalpur,
Madhya Pradesh,
Pin Code : 482 004,
Telephone No. : 0761 – 2680771, 0761 – 2681773,
E – mail : Registrar_jnkvv@yahoo.co.in, pkmishra_jnkvv@rediffmail.com, dpsingh_jnkvv@yahoo.co.in,
Website : www.jnkvv.nic.in.


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