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College Of Agriculture, Kolhapur
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  1. Location and Historical Background

    College Of Agriculture, Kolhapur is situated in the southern part of western Maharashatara on old pune- bagloare National Highway No.4.Geographically it is located at 74'East longitude , 60north latituade & 577 m altitude .Average rainfall is 980 mm,undulating topography & soil varying from shallow sandy loam to medium deep clay are available

    The collage was established in 1963 & initially affiliated to Shivaji University Kolhapur. After formation of the Maharashatara Agriculture University in 1968 & subsequently ,the Mahatama Phule Krishi Vidya Peeth , Rahuri 1970, the college was trasnfered as constituent college .The total area of college is 235 ha.of which 153ha are under cultivation &remaining area is under roads , buildings , playgrounds etc.

    Initially ,the college possessed 80ha of area at the main campus .Subsequently , an area of 155ha located at Shenda park which is 3 km from the main campus , was taken in to possession in year 1973-74. The Associate Dean is the Administrative Head and is assisted by 10 heads of section with their staff.



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  2. Instructional Programmes :

    The instruction programme follows semester system of course credit. The medium of instruction is english. The first and second semesters normally start in the month of July and January respectively.

    Undergraduate Programms (B.Sc. Agri.).The degree programme is of four year duration spread over 8 semesters. The evaluation is partly internal(20%) and partly external (80%). The credit requirement for the B.Sc.(Agri) degree is 160 credits , Out of which 20 credits are reserved for rural agricultural work experience (RAWE) & 9 for elective coursers . To expose the students to the rural life and farming situations, the RAWE programme of 1 semester has been introduced in the curricular of B.Sc.(Agri)degree programme. During the semester (7) the students gain farm experience by staying in the villages



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  3. Faculty position :

    The College has well trained faculty consisting of one Associate Dean is the Administrative Head assisted by 10 Heads of section( Professors), 20 Associate Professors and 53 Assistant Professors or equivalent positions and 273 supporting staff . Most of the Professors have achieved distinction in their respective field of specialisation. The College has well developed infrastructures in terms of class rooms and laboratories. It has well developed computer facilities and connected with the Internet.



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