Circulars

New-icon Budget Estimates for the year 2017-18
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New-icon Sri B.Rajsekhar, I.A.S., Special Chief Secretary to Government (FAC), Agriculture & Cooperation Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh - Assumed charge as Vice-Chancellor, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University
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New-icon Proformas of Annual Report 2015-16
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New-icon Fulbright-Nehru, other Fulbright, and Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship programs for study, research, teaching and professional development in the U.S. APPLY NOW! For details CLICK HERE
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The Alumni Agricultural Graduates Trust for College Development at Agricultural College, Bapatla

Exams / Results / Admissions

New-icon AGRICET-2017 Notification
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New-icon List of Eligible and Not-eligible candidates for Written Test for SCOs in APSSCA
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New-icon Information pertaining to the Written Test for the candidates applied for the recruitment of SCOs in APSSCA
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New-icon Notification for Admission to Post Graduate Courses for the Academic Year 2017-18
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New-icon Admission into two year Diploma Courses in Agriculture, Seed Technology, Organic Farming and three year Diploma Course in Agricultural Engineering for the Academic Year 2017-18
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New-icon Syllabi of the Written Test for Recruitment of SCOs in APSSCA
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New-icon Registration and Classes in Private Agricultural Colleges for 2016-17
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New-icon Last Ranks in BiPC stream UG courses in ANGRAU, SVVU & Dr.YSRHU for 2016-17
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New-icon Last Ranks in Private Agril. / Horti. Colleges ( in B.Sc.Ag./ Horti.) for 2016-17
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New-icon Procedure to obtain the Original Degree Certificate in UG Programmes
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New-icon PG Academic Calendar for I-Semester 2016-17
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New-icon Merit List of the Candidates Eligible for PG Admission Counseling for the Academic Year 2016-17
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New-icon Seat Matrix of PG and Ph.D admissions for the Academic Year 2016-17

Interviews / Jobs

New-icon REVISED NOTIFICATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF SEED CERTIFICATION OFFICERS IN APSSCA : ( Addendum to the earlier Notification)
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New-icon Advertisement for the posts of Teaching Associates at College of Food Science and Technology, Pulivendula for I Semester 2017-18
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview - Recruitment of Technical Staff under RKVY Project (A comparison of nutritive values --- etc) on 25.04.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview - Recruitment of Technical Staff under RKVY Project (Exploring the linkages between soil --- etc) on 25.04.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Teaching Associate in Department of Agricultural Economics at Agricultural College, Bapatla on 30.03.2017
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New-icon SRF, Lab Technician, Skilled labour and Watchman - Walk in Interviews at Agricultural Research Station, Amaravathi
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New-icon Agricultural Research Station, Ghantasala - Research Associates against the vacant posts under Non-Plan (NARP Phase II Sub Project) and ICAR (AICRP on MULLaRP) - Walk in Interview on 20.03.2017 at RARS, Lam, Guntur
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Teaching Associates in different disciplines at Agricultural College, Naira on 20.03.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-interview - RARS, Anakapalle - AICRP on PHET - Recruitment of Research Associate in the field of Bio-Chemistry and Home Science
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New-icon Walk-In-Interview for Teaching Associates in different disciplines (Agril. Extension, Statistics & Maths, Entomology) at Agricultural College, Bapatla on contract as full time basis at Agricultural College, Bapatla on 02.03.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview - Notification for the recruitment of Teaching Associate in different disciplines (Crop Physiology & Agricultural Engineering) on contract basis at Agricultural College, Rajamahendravaram on 20.02.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Teaching Associates in different disciplines (Ag. Economics, Statistics & Maths., Agronomy & Crop Physiology) at Agricultural College, Bapatla
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Teaching Associates in different disciplines at S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Teaching Associates in different disciplines (Soil Science & GPBR) at Agricultural College, Bapatla
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New-icon Standardization and Popularization of millet based products sanctioned under RKVY during 2016-17 - Recruitment of Technical Staff - Through Walk - In - Interview
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New-icon Walk in interview for the post of Teaching Associate on contract basis
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New-icon Advertisement for Teaching Associates - II-Semester - 2016-17 - CFST, Pvdl
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New-icon Hiring / Contractual arrangement for Assistance to NABARD Chair
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New-icon Recruitment of SRF at SWS, Bapatla
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New-icon Advertisement for direct recruitment of Assistant Professors & Associate Professors
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New-icon Advertisement for the Posts of University Officers
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New-icon Calling applications for two posts of Professor from Agricultural Engineering with Ph. D with Farm Machinery and Power specialization working as Professor cadre service to teach the courses for PG & Ph. D programmes on deputation basis
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New-icon Notification and Application for the post of Vice-Chancellor, ANGRAU

Tenders / Quotations

New-icon EoI For Empanelment of Architectural Consultants
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New-icon Notice Inviting Expression of Interest for establishment of Private Agricultural Polytechnics
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New-icon Tender Notice No. 86 to 89 & 90
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New-icon Expression of Interest (EoI) for Implementation of University Management System
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New-icon Corrigendum
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New-icon Engg. Wing Tender Notices
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New-icon RARS, Anakapalle - AICRP on PHET - Purchase of Viscometer - Short Tender Notice
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New-icon Short Tender Notification for the purchase of equipments for the RKVY Project on "Establishment of liquid biofertilizer unit" at ARS, Amaravathi
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New-icon RKVY Project on "Liquid Biofertilizer Unit" at RARS, Anakapalle - Tender Notification for purchase of Generator
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New-icon Engg. Wing Tender Notices
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New-icon Sealed Tender Applications are invited to for supply of Continuous Microwave Drying Oven to College of Food Science & Technology, Bapatla
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New-icon AICRP on PHET - Supply of Rheo meter and Briquetting machine with accessories - Submission of quotations call notice
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New-icon Engg. Wing e-Procurement Tender Notice
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New-icon Liquid Biofertilizer Production Unit at RARS, Anakapalle - Quotation call notices for purchase of equipment
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New-icon Corrigendum of Engg. Wing Tender Notice
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New-icon Engineer Wing Tender Notice
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New-icon E-tender for outsourcing personal at APRRI & RARS, Maruteru
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New-icon Norms, Requirements and Guidelines for Affiliation of Private Agricultural Colleges
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New-icon Tender notifications for purchase of vacuum pan, rheo-meter and texture analyser - RARS Anakapalle
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New-icon Tender Notification for purchase of CN Analizer at RARS, Anakapalle

Food & Nutrition:

Staff Profile:

P. RAJYA LAKSHMI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
S. SUMATHI M. Sc. (Biochemistry), Ph. D. (Biochemistry)
K. ARUNA M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
M. USHA RANI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
K. KRISHNA KUMARI Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
CHATURVEDI ANURAG M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
P. YASODA DEVI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), M. P. S (F & N Programme Planning, Philippines), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
KAMINI DEVI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
K. UMAMAHESWARI Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
N. LAKSHMI DEVI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
V. VIJAYA LAKSHMI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
S. SHOBHA M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
UMA DEVI KADIYALA M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
T. V. HYMAVATHI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
KANWALJIT KAUR M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition)
LAKSHMI JAGARLAMUDI Ph. D. (Foods & Nutrition)
A. SARALA KUMARI M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition)
A. T. SUPRAJA M. Sc. (Foods & Nutrition)

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Centre of Advanced Studies:

In view of the outstanding quality of work carried out by the Department of Foods & Nutrition, it was elevated to the status of Centre of Advanced Studies (CAS) by ICAR in 1994, the first of its kind in Home Science in all the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) in India.

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The Department of Foods & Nutrition is one of the major departments in the faculty of Home Science. Besides being strong in the area of teaching, the department has developed a sound research and extension base, making them an integral part of its activities. The mandate of the department is to improve the nutritional status and create general awareness among the population regarding the importance of balanced diet, nutrition and its relationship to health in order to improve quality of life through enhanced physical and mental performance.

Laboratories:

The department gives excellent practical training in all courses through hands-on experience. For this purpose the department is well equipped and strengthened with latest equipment. The following facilities are available with the department.

  • Model class rooms with latest audio visual equipment
  • Fully furnished air conditioned seminar / conference hall
  • Food science lab with latest food processing equipment
  • Bakery lab
  • Institutional food service lab
  • Biochemistry lab
  • Physiology lab
  • Sensory evaluation lab
  • Two analytical labs with HPLC, UV vis spectro photometer, Gerhardt protein analyzer, Atomic absorption spectrophotometer etc.
  • Computer lab with xeroxing facility

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Undergraduate Programme:

UG student who opt for specialisation in foods & nutrition will be offered Nutrition & Dietetics as professional elective. The curriculum of this professional elective course was formulated with an objective to train students in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics to meet both the increasing need for trained dietitians in hospitals and for community oriented nutrition programmes of Government and Non-Governmental organizations. The undergraduate degree programme has courses designed to steer students towards self employment in tune with the demand in hospitals and community. The students graduating from this undergraduate programme will have specialized practical oriented education with on-the-job training to face the present day challenges.

The broad areas of study are

  • Normal nutrition
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Diet therapy
  • Food science
  • Food quality and safety
  • Food preservation
  • Food service management
  • Hospital internship

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Career Opportunities

  • Dietitians in hospitals
  • Diet consultants / Counsellors in lifestyle clinics
  • Freelance dietitians
  • Managers in welfare hostels
  • Food demonstrators
  • Nutritionists in obesity clinics / slimming centers

UG Diploma In Catering Technology

The need to provide better and nutritious meals on large scale in hospitals and catering establishments attached to railways, airways, shipping lines, government offices, guest houses and schools has led the department to introduce UG diploma course in Catering Technology. This course trains the students to become competent in establishing and

Managing catering units, it also offers vocational training in variety cooking and quantity cooking management. The course aims to develop competency and skills among students for planning, preparation and management of catering establishments it also helps them to establish their own units.

The broad areas of study are

  • Basic and quantity food production
  • Food & beverage service
  • Institutional food service management
  • Food sanitation & hygiene
  • In-plant training in hotels

Career opportunities

  • Responsible positions in various branches of catering industry.
  • Managers in luxury hotels, restaurants, snack bar/ ice-cream bars, fast food joints, coffee shoppe etc.
  • Catering quantity meals from the domestic kitchen
  • Managers in canteens and catering establishments attached to industries, hospitals, railways, airways, shipping lines, government offices, guest houses, schools etc.
  • Supervisors in government level supplementary feeding programmes, mid-day meal programme, social welfare hostels etc.

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Post Graduate Programme:

In order to collate, synthesize and deliver the vast information available in diverse areas of Foods & Nutrition, and also to make the curriculum more client based and employment oriented, the PG curriculum was bifurcated in 1996-97 into two specialized areas i. e Nutrition and Dietetics and community Nutrition.

M. Sc ( Nutrition & Dietetics)

In view of the importance of nutrition and dietetics in the present day context, corporate and other hospitals are creating several opportunities for those specializing in nutrition and dietetics. Recognizing this, the Post Graduate Programme in Foods & Nutrition with Nutrition & Dietetics as the area of specialization was introduced, which deals with advancements in nutritional science and its application in disease treatment.

The broad areas of study are

  • Intermediary metabolism
  • Immunology
  • Dietetic foods / Functional foods
  • Gastrointestinal tract disorders and Management
  • Cardiovascular disorders and management
  • Kidney disorders management
  • Maternal and infant nutrition
  • Hospital internship
  • Research in dietetics

M. Sc (Community Nutrition)

Students who specialize in Community Nutrition become well equipped in carrying out the community developmental programmes of government and non-governmental organizations.

The broad areas of study are

  • Nutrition for vulnerable groups
  • Community nutrition and health Intervention
  • Nutrition education and communication
  • Advanced techniques in nutritional assessment
  • Field experience in community nutrition
  • Food and nutrition programme planning and Management
  • Research in community nutrition

Ph. D (Foods & Nutrition)

Doctoral degree programme is offered by the department for those interested in pursuing higher education in foods and nutrition.

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The broad areas of study are

  • Nutrition and agriculture development
  • Food carbohydrates and proteins
  • Food lipids
  • Metabolism and functions of vitamins
  • Mineral nutrition and metabolism
  • Nutrition research methods
  • Research in Nutrition

The focus of research is in the areas of

  • Mineral nutrition
  • Food and nutritional security
  • Food processing and value addition of traditional & non-traditional foods
  • Post harvest preservation of cereals, millets, fruits and vegetables
  • Pesticide residues, their effects and decontamination
  • Management of nutritional disorders
  • Tribal nutrition
  • Functional foods for therapeutic uses

Career opportunities

  • Scientists in research institutions
  • Teaching faculty in universities
  • Project leaders in developmental projects
  • Nutrition experts in international organizations
  • Dietitians

PG Diploma in Nutritional Therapy

Students who are trained at the under graduate level in the basics of diet therapy need specialized training to orient them to critical care situations in hospitals. With this objective in mind, the self financed PG Diploma in Nutritional Therapy was formulated giving due importance to various aspects of critical care. This course will train students and prepare them to meet the needs of the critical care units in hospitals with regard to nutritional therapy.

The broad areas of study are

  • Immunity
  • Enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Nutrient-drug interactions
  • Diet and disease
  • Physiological and metabolic changes in disease
  • Hospital internship

Career Opportunities

  • Dietitians in hospitals
  • Diet consultants in Critical Care Units
  • Freelance dietitians
  • Nutritionists in obesity clinics

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