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Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Haringhat

About Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Haringhat


Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya [BCKV] popularly known as Bidhan Chandra Agricultural university is an agricultural university in West Bengal, India. BCKV was established in 1974 and has completed over four decades of its existence as the pioneer institute of Agricultural Education, Research and Extension. The University aims to provide higher education in theoretical and technical fields of Agriculture, Horticulture and Agricultural Engineering. It grants Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Bachelor of Technology, Master of Technology and Doctorate degrees, thus provides modern and high value education to create scientists with the capability to work at national and international levels.It is also to conduct researches in these sciences and undertake the educational and extension programs in agriculture among the rural clientele base, keeping in view the requirements of the state. Apart from three mainstream faculties the college have established few specialities like the Directorate of Research, Directorate of Farms and the Directorate of Extension Education in order to fulfil its objectives and to attain desired goals. There are three Regional Research Stations (RRSs) and three Regional Research Sub-Stations (RRSS) under the umbrella of the University to address agro-ecological region specific researchable issues of New Alluvial Zone, Coastal-Saline Zone and Red-Laterite Zone. Teachers of the University earn sponsorship for their research activities in the field of agriculture not only from ICAR but also from the CSIR, DBT, DST, ICARDA, CIMMYT, ISRO, INDICE and several national and multinational private organizations. The University has twenty two centers for AICRP/AINP (All India Coordinated Research Projects/Network Program) supported by Govt. of India (75%) and State Govt. (25%) which is noteworthy.

Highlights of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
Year of Establishment 1974
Vice-Chancellor Prof. B S Mahapatra
Type Public
Location West Bengal, India
Recognitions

AICTE

UGC

Accreditations

AICTE

ICAR

Exam West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations
2020 Fees Structure BCKV fee structure
2020 Admission BCKV admission
Infrastructure Facilities Central library,medical unit,playground, hostel
BCKV Affiliations Public University
BCKV Address Bidhan Chandra Krishi ViswavidyalayaP.O. Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur,Dist- Nadia, West Bengal, India, Pin-741252
BCKV Contact Number (03473)-222269
Programs Offered UG, PG, Ph.D.
Website www.bckv.edu.in

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Quick Links:

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Programs Offered:

BCKV offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs under agriculture, horticulture and Agricultural Engineering facilities to its prospective students,

Course Specialization
B.Sc (Hons)/M.Sc Agriculture and Horticulture
B.Tech/M.Tech Agricultural Engineering
Ph.D -

UG Program:

The college offers undergraduate courses such as Bachelor of Science in agriculture and horticulture streams. This bachelor’s degree is a four year program and the college takes in a limited number of 100 students only (may vary depending on the staff in each department) per academic year.

The Bachelor of Technology program offered by the college specializes in agricultural engineering. This program is a four year undergraduate program offered by the institution

PG Program:

The college offers postgraduate programs for a duration of two years in the science and technology streams. The Master of Science program is offered in agriculture and horticulture and the Master of Technology is offered under the Agricultural Engineering by the institution.

Doctoral Program:

The institute offers Doctoral programs under agriculture, horticulture and agricultural engineering faculties. The candidate interested in the doctoral program can select only one subject or department under a faculty.

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Departments:

BCKV has three major faculties under which several departments operate and specializes in a particular area of agricultural education. The three major divisions include agriculture, horticulture and agricultural engineering.

Faculty Department
Agriculture
  • Ag. Biochemistry
  • Ag. Chem. & Soil Science
  • Ag. Chemicals
  • Ag. Economics
  • Ag. Entomology
  • Ag. Extension
  • Ag. Meteorology & Physics
  • Ag. Statistics
  • Agronomy
  • Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Seed Science & Technology
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Ag. Biotechnology
Horticulture
  • Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
  • Fruits Science
  • Post Harvest Technology
  • Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
  • Vegetable Science
Agricultural Engineering
  • Farm Machinery & Power
  • Food Engineering
  • Post harvest Engineering

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Infrastructure:

The institution provides several facilities for the students creating a well balanced environment during their course of study. The infrastructure provided by BCKV includes a library, laboratories, hostel, playground, a medical unit etc. The Laboratories are well equipped with latest equipment for conducting all kinds of practical classes in various courses related to agricultural sciences. Specialized laboratory facilities of Mushroom cultivation, Tissue culture, Bio-fertilizers, Sericulture etc. are also available. Latest agricultural implements and machineries are also provided during various practical classes under Agricultural Engineering. The university has modest facilities for co-curricular and extra-curricular activities of the students to ensure all round development of the students. It has a gymnasium having an area of 465 m2 with modern facilities. Infrastructure for indoor and outdoor badminton and table tennis are available. A huge playground (14000 m2 ) for outdoor games like football, cricket, volleyball etc. is also utilized for holding sports meets. In addition, such facilities for games as Table Tennis, Chess, Carrom, Volleyball, and Badminton are also available in each Hostel. A few zonal athletics and games meet as well as Youth Festivals have been organized in this University too since its inception. The Central Library possesses around 80000 books and pamphlets, 350 Indian standards, around 25,000 Bound Journals, 3000 in-house Theses & Dissertations, 150 Cartographic materials, nearly 450 Non-Book Materials, 9900 Research bulletins, 37 Video Cassettes, etc. Yearly around 140 titles of Indian & Foreign Journals and 150 Annual Reports of several Institutions are added regularly. The Central Library has come under CERA consortium through which more than two thousand journals can be accessed online. Presently, the Central Library is running Automated Circulation & OPAC services. It has its exclusive 256 kbps Broadband VSAT connectivity with 14 nodes for catering internet facilities for the students and teachers. The University has had a medical unit since its inception with a Resident Medical Officer for the treatment of sick students of the hostel and provides medicines free of cost. Sick students of the Hostel are also sometimes hospitalized as per the recommendation of the C. M. O. of the University and a free ambulance facility is also available for this purpose. In case of any infectious disease, the students are shifted to the segregation/sick room.

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Placement and Training:

A Training and Placement Cell has been established in the University to facilitate employment opportunities to the students in different Govt. and private sector organizations. It arranges lectures by inviting dignitaries from different organizations and functions as a platform for interaction between the Industry and Institute. The alumni of the institution are also invited to help in the qualitative improvement of the students for better performance during placement processes and drives. The University produces a good number of talented technocrats, to work in the different pools challenging the demands. The  placement cell has made remarkable tie-ups with reputed national  organizations to assist young technocrats to get suitable placement opportunities. Every year campus interviews are conducted by various organizations. The placement cell explores the opportunity for  placing all its students in reputed corporates,  industries, Govt. and financial institutions. Apart from this , for students from farming background, having a family business or planning to set up their own startup, special  orientation programs are being conducted to help them achieve their aspirations and dreams.

Directorate of Extension Education

This is an initiative training program developed by the college to create quite a few training modules depending upon training needs of prospective client groups. A few notable training modules developed under this program are,

Program Duration
Orientation on Basic Agriculture for Non Agricultural Officers of Agriculture and Horticulture departments Under the Govt. of Sikkim Six months
Betelvine Production Technology for Extension Officers One Week
Entrepreneurship Development in Floriculture for Farmers Three days
Recent Advances in Participatory Extension Methodology for Agriculture and Rural Development One month
Eco Friendly Farming System for Wasteland Development for farm women Three Days
Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Management for Agricultural and Allied Sector Graduates Two months

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Fee Structure:

The college has laid out a detailed fee structure for the reference of the students applying for the various programs offered by the college.

Admission Fee
Particulars UG PG Ph.D
General/OBC 800/- 1000/- 1500/-
SC/ST 400/- 500/- 750/-
Sports Quota(General/OBC) 800/- - -
Sports Quota(SC/ST) 400/- - -
Physically challenged 400/- 500/- 750/-

 

Program Fee Structure
Program Day scholar Hosteller Hostel Admission Fee(refundable)
UG Admission Fee Rs. 11,125/- including 1st Semester fee (Rs. 4,975/-). Admission Fee Rs. 12,925/- including 1st Semester fee (Rs.6,775/-) Rs. 3,000/-
PG 13,850/- (including 1st Sem. Fees 6,550/-) 15,650/- (including 1st Sem. Fees 8,350/-)
Ph.D 14,300/- + Tuition Fees 15,500/- + Tuition Fees +Seat Rent

Tuition Fees per semester:

Self Finance/Non-NET/Research Fellow sponsored by the corporate companies = 4,000/-

ICAR-SRF/URS = 5,000/-

Research Fellow/Associate/Others (Govt. Project) = 8,000/-

In-service candidates = 10,000/-

Seat Rent for Hosteller:

Self Finance candidate: 200/-

Other than self finance candidate (URS/SRF/JRF/Research Associate/Non-NET Fellow) : 1.5 % (one point five percent) of the scholarship/fellowship but not less than Rs. 200/- (two hundred rupees)

 

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Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Haringhat Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Eligibility Criteria:

The college has a detailed eligibility criteria to be fully filled by the students for admission at the college under its various programs.

Program Eligibility
B.SC(Hons) (Agriculture/Horticulture)
  • The candidate should have passed 10th standard from a recognized board with at least 50% of mark in aggregate (except additional subject) for General/OBC/Sports Quota Candidates and 40% for SC/ST/Physically Challenged.
  • The candidate should have passed 10+2 with English,Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least 50% of mark in aggregate in the aforesaid 4 (four) subjects for General/OBC/Sports Quota Candidates and 40% for SC/ST/Physically Challenged Candidates.
  • The candidates applying can be from WBCHSE/other boards such as CBSE,ICSE,ISC etc.
  • Vocational stream candidates are also eligible
B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering)
  • As per recommendation of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
M.Sc (Agriculture/Horticulture)
  • Candidates must have a 4-year Bachelor Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture.
  • General and OBC candidates must secure Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.50/10.00 in ten-point scale or an aggregate of 60% marks whereas for SC/ST candidates, the said requirement is at least 5.50/10.00 in ten-point scale or an aggregate of 50% marks.
  • Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (10+2) in General stream or Vocational stream securing at least 50 % marks in aggregate for General and OBC categories, whereas for the candidate under SC/ST categories the said requirement is at least 40 % marks.
M.Tech (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Candidates must have a 4-year Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Engineering.
  • General and OBC candidates must secure Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.50/10.00 in ten-point scale or an aggregate of 60% marks, whereas for SC/ST candidates the said requirement is at least 5.50/10.00 in ten-point scale or an aggregate of 50% marks.
  • Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (10+2) with subjects and minimum marks of 45 % for general and OBC candidates and 40% for SC/ST candidates
  • The graduates of some other disciplines of Engineering are also eligible to apply in the respective departments, i.e.Mechanical Engineering for the Dept. of Farm Machinery & Power, Chemical/ Biochemical Engineering for the Dept. of Food Engineering.
Ph.D. (Agriculture/Horticulture/Agril.Engineering)
  • Candidates must have a 4-year Bachelor Degree programme followed by a 2-year Master Degree in Agriculture / Horticulture /Agril. Engineering from duly recognized University.
  • The students under General and OBC categories must secure Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.50/10.00 in ten-point scale or an aggregate of 60% and the students under SC/ST categories must secure OGPA of at least 5.50/10.00 or an aggregate of 50% in both Bachelor and Master degree examination

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Admission:

The admission at BCKV is done purely by merit. The admission is based on the marks scored by the prospective student in the qualifying examination for undergraduate programs and in case of post graduation programs admission is allotted from the Entrance Examination results conducted by the Joint Examination Board. The students interested in applying to the college can refer to the below mentioned steps as reference,

  • Open BCKV website at www.bckv.edu.in and click on “Admission”
  • Click on the “START FORM FILL-UP” button from Form Fill-up Section to start the Application procedure.
  • Register yourself by providing necessary fields.  
  • After completion of Registration, if you are not able to continue the online application procedure, you can always login into the system using Email-ID and Password (provided by the candidate at the time of registration) to continue the online application procedure.  
  • Fill in the On-line Application Form carefully with all the details.
  • Then upload all the required documents and submit.

Documents required:

UG Program

  • Self attested copy of H.S. Mark-sheet (both side) & Age-proof certificate (Birth Certificate/Certificate of Secondary Examination).  
  • Self attested copy of valid Medical Certificate from proper authority for physically challenged persons
  • Self attested copy of certificate of the competent authority (Category – SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/SPORTS).
  • Self attested copies of Sports proficiency certificates (at least inter district level) of the competent authority.
  • Self attested photocopy of the Domicile Certificate issued by the Competent Authority (Chairman, Municipality/Pradhan, Gram Panchayat /B.D.O./ S.D.O.).
  • Self attested copy of AADHAAR CARD and Bank Account details must have to be submitted as per ICAR Rules for USID generation

PG Program & Ph.D. Program

  • The Mark-sheets/Grade Cards of Examination: Secondary Examination (10th Standard), H.S. Examination (10+2 Standard), Bachelor’s Degree (4-Years Degree Course) [Both Side]
  • Age-proof certificate [Birth Certificate/ Certificate of Secondary Examination (10th Standard)].
  • SC/ST/PC & OBC-A & OBC-B certificates from the competent authority.
  • Domicile certificate issued by the competent authority (Chairman/ Executive Officer of the Municipality/ Commissioner of Municipal Corporation /Pradhan, Gram Panchayat /B.D.O./ S.D.O.).
  • AADHAAR card of the candidate.
  • Two (2) copies of recent colour passport size photographs.
  • Self-attested copy of valid medical certificate from the appropriate authority (Sub-Divisional Medical Officer, Superintendent of State Hospital or above category) for physically challenged candidates. 

 


Courses and Fees Structure of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Haringhat

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Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Haringhat Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Haringhat Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Haringhat Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  4 year(s), Full Time
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 4 Student's Reviews 8.4/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 4/4 students

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by UGC.

Hostel Details


Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Hostel:

The hostel facilities and other amenities of the students are looked after by the Dean, Students’ Welfare (DSW). He is the overall in-charge of the students hostel. Residing in the Hostel is compulsory and the students admitted in undergraduate courses are given hostel accommodation (Boys and Girls in separate hostels). Hostels provide facilities for extra curricular activities such as games, television, newspapers, magazines, besides other central facilities available in the University. The right of admission and continuance in the Hostels as a boarder are reserved by the University. Hostel rooms are given a few days before commencing the classes of the concerned courses. The University is residential and all students, both girls and boys, stay in the Hostel to attend classes from 7.00 a.m. to 5.30 pm. The undergraduate Boys and Girls Hostels are situated in the main campus of the University. The students residing in a hostel must abide by hostel rules and other instructions issued by the hostel authorities from time to time. Any breach of hostel rules or such other instructions will render a student to be liable to face disciplinary action.


Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel
Gym

Contact Details and Location


Address : Mohanpur, Haringhat - 741252 West Bengal, India
Website : http://www.bckv.edu.in/

Student Reviews


Krishna
Krishna
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The classes started at 7 am and it continues till 4 pm. But not continuous classes. There is a break and both theory and practical work are done within this time.
  • It is excellent. Teachers are very good in both teaching and help in any problems we face during the study.
  • The experience in BCKV is very good. We can enjoy here a lot in practical work as well as in studying.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • in BCKV, TMCP is the main society here.T hey have a good relation with students and teachers.
  •  All festivals are observed by the students with great merrymaking. The function is also organized by the dramatic society. Sports are also held.
  • College life is always good, whatever the situation are.Like that here life also going smoothly with lots of entertainment. A peace and calm atmosphere for study, a good understanding between students and teachers.



Sushant
Sushant
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Class timings in Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya are from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • The class timing varies day to day and semester to semester.
  • The class hours are allocated for Theory classes , field practical at the instructional farm and laboratory practicals.
  • Overall college is known for its academic as well as extracurricular activities.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • In Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, there are Gym facility, badminton court, ground for cricket and football.
  • Different cultural programs are conducted every year in college.



Sushant
Sushant
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Class timings in Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya are from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • The class timing varies day to day and semester to semester.
  • The class hours are allocated for Theory classes , field practical at the instructional farm and laboratory practicals.
  • Overall college is known for its academic as well as extracurricular activities.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • In Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, there are Gym facility, badminton court, ground for cricket and football.
  • Different cultural programs are conducted every year in college.



Anonymous
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.} (Agriculture), batch of 2017
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The university follows a semester-based curriculum. Different modules specialized for different sectors of agriculture, and rural work experience (RAWE) are offered during the last few semesters. The theory classes and lab practicals occur from 11 am to 5 pm.

Short terms, midterms, and end terms are the examination structure. It must be mentioned that all year round examinations are taking place here for the constant evaluation of the students. The faculty and lab technicians are quite knowledgeable and efficient in teaching. Many of the professors are well-known scientists in their fields. They offer their helping hands to the students in every aspect. I can assure you that studying at this university will be a memorable journey.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

The university offers a very healthy social life along with vivid learning. Senior, junior relationships are nourished here, and lifetime bondings are created. Year-round cultural and sports activities are organised. Students get involved in all the programmes. They arrange from local festivals to big cultural events. The freshers and farewell parties are also in the list.




Krishna
Krishna
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The classes started at 7 am and it continues till 4 pm. But not continuous classes. There is a break and both theory and practical work are done within this time.
  • It is excellent. Teachers are very good in both teaching and help in any problems we face during the study.
  • The experience in BCKV is very good. We can enjoy here a lot in practical work as well as in studying.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • in BCKV, TMCP is the main society here.T hey have a good relation with students and teachers.
  •  All festivals are observed by the students with great merrymaking. The function is also organized by the dramatic society. Sports are also held.
  • College life is always good, whatever the situation are.Like that here life also going smoothly with lots of entertainment. A peace and calm atmosphere for study, a good understanding between students and teachers.




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