B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture is a 4 year degree course in the field of agriculture and its applications. The study of this course consists of agricultural science and the effective implementation of modern agricultural techniques and equipment in practical applications. As India’s economy mainly relies on agriculture aspirants can understand the importance of this course at a professional level. The government has recognized this course as a professional degree course to be studied on a large scale. Students willing to take admission for this course should have a basic understanding of this field and a creative attitude towards it.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture is a 4 year undergraduate Agriculture Science and Technology course. Horticulture includes the study of the industry and science of plant cultivation particularly fruits, berries, nuts, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs, and turf. The study under B.Sc. (Hons) (Horticulture) includes theoretical study including plant identification, field study including basic surveying, a technical study involving tools, machinery, hydraulics, safe work practices and Mapping. B.Sc. (Hons) (Horticulture) degree course covers topics such as plant propagation and cultivation, crop production, plant breeding and genetic engineering, plant biochemistry and plant physiology.
B.Tech Agriculture engineering is a 4-year undergraduate course in agricultural studies and technological practices in food processing and efficient production of food. It is a combination of various disciplines such as- animal and plant sciences, geology, environment science, core Engineering branches, modern agricultural technology etc. Agricultural engineers are professionals who design and develop new procedures, systems and tools for agricultural operations and products.
B.Tech Food Technology is an undergraduate 4 years course, focus on the principles of variety of food processing, collecting, packaging, and storage techniques. It is the study of nutritive values of food and its chemical composition, studying the microbiology of food and food products, as food technologist explore and understand food in its raw form. Food Technologists are also called Food Technocrats or Food Scientists. The first two semesters of B.Tech Food Technology include a common set of engineering subjects.
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE), Krishnankoil, Tamil Nadu is a deemed University offering education, research and extension in a plethora of subjects ranging from engineering, science, education, agriculture and management. Kalasalingam School of Agriculture and Horticulture is a constituent in-campus offering B.Sc., (Hons.) Agriculture was commenced in 2017 with strength of 60 students. This course is a professional 4 year courses complying with the recommendations of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education was established in 1984 by the Kalasalingam Anandam Ammal Charities."Kalvivallal" Thiru T. Kalasalingam, veteran freedom fighter, was the founder chairman. It was granted deemed to be university status in 2006. In November 2017, following a directive by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to drop the "University" from the name it was renamed Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education. Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education is situated at Krishnankoil, 65 kilometres south of Madurai and 10 kilometres north of Srivilliputhur, in Madurai-Shenkottah National Highway (NH208). The location is at the foothills of the Western Ghats in a rural setting of Virudhunagar District. The Deemed to be University sporting facilities include an athletic track, basketball courts, tennis courts and a football ground. The campus is WiFi enabled and available with a SunFire 4800 enterprise server, a SunFire T1000 server, six IBM Blade servers, four Wipro rack servers, six desktop servers (from HP and HCL), and nine TB of storage for the computing and storage needs of the faculty and students. The central server farm includes file servers, a database server, a mail server, a web server, a backup server, a proxy server, and an e-learning server.
Kalasalingam School of Agriculture and Horticulture (KSAH), Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankoil, Srivilliputhur, Tamil Nadu 626128