Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth Akola
(Professional University)

Establishment

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola was established on 20th October, 1969 with its head-quarter at Akola. This Agricultural University was named after the illustrious son of Vidarbha Dr. Panjabrao (alias Bhausaheb) Deshmukh, who was the Minister for Agriculture,Govt. of India. The jurisdiction of this university is spread over the eleven districts of Vidarbha. According to the University Act 1983 (of the Government of Maharashtra), the University is entrusted with the responsibility of agricultural education, research and extension education alongwith breeder and foundation seed programme.

Courses Offered

First Degree Programme
a) B.Sc. Agriculture
b) B.Sc. Horticulture
c) B.Sc. Forestry
d) B.Tech. (Agril. Engineering)

Master Degree Programme

 1) M.Sc. Agriculture in following subjects

  1. Plant Physiology,
  2. Seed Technology,
  3. Land Resource Management,
  4. Agronomy,
  5. Genetics & Plant Breeding,
  6. Agricultural Economics,
  7. Agril. Extension Education,
  8. Animal Husbandry,
  9. Dairy Science,
  10. Agril. Entomology,
  11. Horticulture,
  12. Plant Pathology,
  13. Agril. Chemistry,
  14. Soil Science – (LRM)

 2) M.Tech. Agricultural Engineering in following subjects

  1. Agril. Process Engineering,
  2. Farm Power and Machinery,
  3. Irrigation & Drainage Engineering,
  4. Soil and Water Conservation,
  5. Renewable Energy Sources

    Doctoral Degree Programme

     3) Ph.D. Agriculture in follwing subjects

    1. Agronomy,
    2. Genetics & Plant Breeding,
    3. Plant Physiology,
    4. Agricultural Economics,
    5. Agril. Extension Education,
    6. Animal Husbandry and Dairying,
    7. Agricultural Entomology,
    8. Horticulture,
    9. Plant Pathology,
    10. Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science

     
    Admission Process

    Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate's performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
    For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit University/college website

    Affiliated Colleges

    1. Anand Niken Agriculture College Warora
    2. Shri Shavaji Agriculture College Amravati
    3. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, NAGPUR
    4. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, AKOLA
    5. COLLEGE OF AGRIL. ENGG. & TECH, AKOLA

    Contact

    Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
    (Professional -Agricultural University)

    Krishi Nagar
    Akola 444 104
    Maharashtra

    Tel : 0724-2258365, 2258184, 2258372, 2258015
    Fax : 0724-2258219
    Email : vc@pdkv.mah.nic.in,
    tsvc@pdkv.mah.nic.in
    Website : https://www.pdkv.mah.nic.in

    VC: Dr V M Mayante
    Reg: Shri Ram Chimurkar