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Faculty of Agricultural Sciences & Technology



Discipline Established: 1989
Dean : Prof. Dr. Hakoomat Ali
Contact Email: uca@bzu.edu.pk

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Faculty of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Established at University College of Agriculture: 1989 Upgraded to Faculty of Agricultural Sciences & Technology: 2012 .

Introduction:
Agricultural potential and specific ecological conditions of the region led to the establishment of Agriculture College of Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan in 1989. The construction of the College Agricultural Sciences & Technology building was started in 1990. At present the Faculty has independent academic blocks for Agronomy, Soil Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Forestry & Range Management and Agricultural Engineering. Fully equipped research laboratories have been established by each department for conduct of practical and research work. A boy’s hostel [Hamza Hall] for 400 students of FAS&T for academic staff have also been constructed. The Syndicate has endorsed the recommendations of Councils to the Senate for the establishment of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology in 2012 with the following Departments.
1. Department of Agronomy 2. Department of Agricultural Engineering 3. Department of Entomology 4. Institute of Food Science & Technology 5. Department of Forestry & Range Management 6. Department of Horticulture 7. Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics 8. Department of Plant Pathology 9. Department of Soil Science 10. Department of Agri. Business & Marketing
An Independent Administration Block, Central library, Museum, Auditorium and a Civic Center have been completed and are functional straight away. At present the Faculty has 70 regular/ full time teachers and a number of visiting teachers borrowed from various departments of the University, Agriculture Departments & Institutes at Multan. Out of 70 regular /full time teachers, 63 are Ph.D. degree holders, while 07 teachers are enrolled for Ph.D. at various universities all of the PhD teacher have completed their PhD from various universities. All of form Pakistan as well as technologically advanced countries like, Australia, China, Japan, Korea, UK and USA, having a number of research publications in high Impact Factor bearing journals.
Academic Programs:


The Faculty is offering following degree programs:
1. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture with specialization in , Agronomy, Entomology, Food Science & Technology, Forestry & Range Management, Horticulture, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology and Soil Science. .
2. BS Agricultural Business and Marketing .
3. B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering .
4. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri Water Management .
5. B.Sc. (Hons.) Human Nutrition & Dietetics .
6. BS Forestry.
7. M.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture in Agronomy, Entomology, Food Science & Technology, Forestry & Range Management, Horticulture, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology and Soil Science. .
8. M.Sc. (Hons.) Human Nutrition & Dietetics ..
9. M.Sc. Agricultural Engineering.
10.Ph.D. Agriculture in Agronomy, Entomology, Food Science & Technology, Forestry & Range Management, Horticultur Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology and Soi Science. 11. Ph. D. in Agricultural Engineering .
All these programmes are offered subject to the conditions and criteria duly approved by the Higher Education Commission, Board of Advanced Studies and Research, Academic Council, Syndicate & Senate. Enrollment.

  • Course Name
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
  • F.Sc (Pre-medical) or Equivalent Examination with 50% marks
    Determination of Merit
    Aggregate marks in F.Sc (Pre Medical) or Equivalent plus 20 Marks for Hifz-e-Quran.

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  • M.Sc (Hons.] Forestry Range & Wildlife Management
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture in the relevant subject

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  • M.Sc (Hons.] Food Sciences & Technology
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture in the relevant subject

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  • B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering
  • F.Sc (Pre-Engineering) or Equivalent Examination** securing atleast 60% Marks.
    Determination of Merit
    For Applicants with F.Sc (Pre- Engineering) / For Applicants with Diploma of Associate Engineering as Highest Qualification
    i) 70% weightage to marks obtained in the Pre- Engineering or equivalent examination including 20 marks for Hifz-e-Quran.
    ii) 30% weightage to marks obtained in the Entry Test conducted by UET Lahore
    For Applicants with B.Sc as Highest Qualification
    i) 35% weighatage to marks obtained in B.Sc
    ii) 35% weighatage to marks H.S.S.C Pre- Engineering or Equivalent examination including 20 marks for Hifz-e-Quran.
    iii) 30% weightage to marks obtained in the Entry Test conducted by UET Lahore

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  • Ph. D. in Agricultural Engineering
  • M.Sc. Agriculture Engineering or equivalent qualification

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