College of Agriculture, Rahata, Pune

College of Agriculture

At/Post- Loni Tal- Rahata, Pune, Maharashtra   |   ESTD : 1908   |   Approved By: AICTE   |   Type: Private
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About College

College of Agriculture, Pune is located in the city of the Peshwas which has a whopping population of 3.4 million, making it the second largest city in Maharashtra. For ages now, Pune has been considered the Oxford of India with renowned educational institutes establishing their flourishing campuses in the city. The College of Agriculture, Pune was established in the year 1908 when it was realized that research and education are the cornerstones of development in agriculture. Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, the renowned social reformer has the biggest contribution in the setting up of this premier institute, because it was he who convinced the British Government that there is a need for research and development of agriculture and hence educational institutes providing the same are required. Having such a huge legacy makes the College of Agriculture, Pune one of the first five agricultural institutes to have been established in India.

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Year of Establishment


Associate Dean of the College

Dr. B.R. Ulmek

How to reach College of Agriculture, Pune

The College of Agriculture, Pune is situated in Shivaji Nagar and advantageously located close to the city center which is 4 kms away. The College of Agriculture, Pune is best approached via KB Joshi Path.

Why should you join College of Agriculture, Pune:

  • The College of Agriculture, Pune is one of the oldest agricultural institutes in the country and has been offering the students of this country a chance to have a holistic study in agriculture across various micro topics.
  • Many Indian and Foreign Alumini of the College of Agriculture, Pune after graduating have made significant contribution in the various spheres of society like Farming and Agriculture, Agri-preneurship, Research, Civil Services, Banking, Business, Politics, etc.
  • The College of Agriculture, Pune not only offers science courses in fields related to agriculture but since the year 2008 now offers a MBA program in Agriculture as well to ensure that students are well versed with agriculture to the top most level.
  • On the celebratory occasion of Centenary of the College of Agriculture, Pune the college was awarded the University of Excellence Award for the year 2008-09 and a Special Grant of Rs. 100 Cr.
  • The College of Agriculture, Pune has a very thorough research department and in the past has been instrumental in the research and development of Poona Method of Jowar Cultivation, package of Practices for Crops like Yam, Turmeric and Potato, developed Sixteen Varieties of Fiber crops, Grasses and Pulse etc.

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Student Discussion

  • Chaitra Arjun 2016-07-22 08:27:10

    Why Join College of Agriculture Pune?

    • Rini 2016-08-17 17:34:51

      College of Agriculture Pune One of the firstfive Agriculture Colleges in India & Affiliated to Maharashtra Agricultural University. Wide range of Agricultural Programmes. Plays a vital role in Plan Allocations and Critical Analysis of Agricultural Development in Maharashtra. State-of-Art Infrastructure. Provides 100% placement assistance to its students & Helps students in seeking best job in the industry.