Circulars

New-icon Nominations called for the 4th Dr A B Joshi Memorial Award in the field of Agricultural Research and Education for biennial 2017-18 by IARI, New Delhi
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New-icon Nominations called for the XVIII Hari Krishna Shastri Memorial Award for Outstanding Scientist in the field of Agricultural Sciences for 2017 by IARI, New Delhi
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New-icon Nominations called for the XX Sukumar Basu Memorial Award for biennial 2015-16 by IARI, New Delhi
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New-icon National Conference on "Agri NANOM - 2017 - Emerging Trends in Agri Nano Technology 2017" during November 2nd and 3rd 2017 at RARS, Tirupati
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New-icon Proformae for Annual Report 2016-17
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New-icon Employee Data Proformae & Memo
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New-icon Budget Estimates for the year 2017-18
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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 Spot Counseling for Private Agril / Horti. Colleges on 08-11-2017
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New-icon Third counselling for admission into U.G. Courses of ANGRAU,SVVU & Dr.YSRHU and Private Agril. / Horti. Colleges for 2017-18
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New-icon Second combined counselling for SC category, Counselling for PH/ Sports quota and for AGRICET Ranks 2017
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New-icon First Year B.Sc (Hons) Agril. - Registration and Commencement of classes
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New-icon Combined Admission Notification for BiPC stream UG courses in ANGRAU, SVVU and Dr.YSRHU for 2017-18
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New-icon Procedure to obtain the Original Degree Certificate in UG Programmes

Interviews / Jobs

New-icon Walk-in-Interview for the post of One Senior Research Fellow (SRF) to work in NICRA Project at KVK Amadalavalasa on 21.11.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for one Women Physical Director on full time contract basis for Dept. of Physical Education at S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati
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New-icon Recruitment of SRF for Agricultural Market Intelligence Project at the Institute of Agribusiness Management, Tirupati
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New-icon Advertisement for the Posts of University Officers
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New-icon AICRP on PHET - Notification for the recruitment of Research Associate on consolidated pay basis - Walk - in - Interview on 02.11.2017 at the office of the Associate Director of Research, RARS, Anakapalle
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview - Appointment of Teaching Associates on temporary basis at College of Home Science, Guntur on 21.10.2017

Tenders / Quotations

New-icon Engg. Wing - Tender Notices
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AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE

MAHANANDI

Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh


Phone:08514 -234752, Email:agcmnd@gmail.com

Mobile: 8374729292

1. Historical Background:

Agricultural College, Mahanandi is situated in the natural habitat opposite to Nallamala forest range abode of Lord Mahanandiswara, in Kurnool District. Initially the college was established on 18th August 1991 at cotton research laboratory building in the premises of Regional Agricultural Research Station, Nandyal, Kurnool (Dist). Later the college was shifted to new building in MC Farm, Mahanandi on 9th February, 1996.

2. Degree Programmes Offered:

Since inception of the College in 1991 a four years B.Sc. (Ag) degree programme was started, the intake of students was increased to 70 per year. Post graduate programme was initiated in 4 disciplines, i.e., Agronomy, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology and Soil Science during the academic year 2010-11and permission was given to start in Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics and Entomology during 2012-13.

2.1 Under Graduate: Students strength in B.Sc., (Ag) during 2013-14.

YEAR BOYS GIRLS TOTAL
I 37 35 72
II 27 34 61
III 10 25 35
IV 22 22 44
Total 96 116 212

2.2 Post Graduate: Students strength in M.Sc., (Ag) during 2013-14.

Name of the Department 1st Year 2nd Year
Agronomy 2 1
Genetics & Plant Breeding 2 2
Plant Pathology 1 1
Soil Science 1 1
Agricultural Extension 2 1
Agricultural Economics 1 1
Entomology 1 -
TOTAL 10 7

3. Faculty

3.1 Teaching faculty

S.No. Name of the Faculty Member & Department Designation
1 Dr. B. Ravindranatha Reddy Associate Dean
2 Dr. M.Srinivasa Reddy
Sri. U.Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy

Dr. S.Tirumala Reddy
Dept. of Agronomy
Assistant Professor & Head
Assistant Professor
(On study Leave for Ph.D)

Assistant Professor & Farm
Superintendent (College Farm)
3 Dr. A. Prasanna Rajesh
Smt. D. Bharathi
Dept. of Genetics &Plant Breeding
Associate Professor (CAS ) & Head
Assistant Professor
(on study Leave for Ph.D)
4 Dr. P.Uma Maheswari
Dept. of Crop Physiology
Assistant Professor & Head
5 Dr. P.Kavitha
Dept. of Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry
Assistant Professor & Head
6 Dr. P.J.Nirmala
Dept. of Bio-Chemistry
Associate Professor & Head
7 Dr. K.Swarajya Lakshmi
Dept. of Entomology
Assistant Professor & Head
8 Dr. K.N.Ravi Kumar
Dept. of Agril. Economics
Assistant Professor & Head
9 Sri. E.S.V.Narayana Rao
Dept. of Statistics & Computer Applications
Assistant Professor & Head
(on study Leave for Ph.D)
10 Dr. B.Sarojini Devi
Dept. of Agril.Engineering
Associate Professor (CAS) & Head
11 Smt. J. Sailaja Rani
Kum. P. Nagamani
Dept. of Plant Pathology
Assistant Professor & Head
Assistant Professor
12 Sri. C.Srinivasa Reddy
Dept. of Horticulture
Assistant Professor & Head
&NSS P.O
13 Sri. M.S.Rahul
Dept. of Extension Education
Assistant Professor& Head
(on study Leave for Ph.D)

3.2 Staff Position of Teaching at Agricultural College, Mahanandi

Sl. No. Department No. Sanctioned Faculty in Position Posts vacant
Prof Assoc. Prof. Assoc. Prof. Prof Assoc. Prof. Assoc. Prof. Prof Assoc. Prof. Assoc. Prof.
1 Associate Dean 1 - - 1 - - - -- -
2 Agronomy - 1 1* - - 2 - 1 -
3 College farm - - 1 - - 1 - - -
4 Crop Physiology - - 1 - - 1 - - -
5 Genetics & Plant. Breeding - 1 1* - 1 1 - - -
6 Soil Science & Agril.Chemistry - 1 1* - - 1 - 1 -
7 Entomology - 1 1* - - 1 - 1 -
8 Agril. Economics - 1 1* - 1 - - - 1
9 Agril. Engineering - - 2(*1) - - 1 - - 1
10 Plant Pathology - 1 1* - 1 1 - -- -
11 Horticulture - 1 - - 1 - - - -
12 Agril. Extension - 1 - - 1 - - - -
13 Statistics & Computer Applications - - 1 - - 1 - - -
14 English - - 1 - - - - - 1
15 Bio Chemistry - - 1 - - 1 - - -
Total 1 8 15 - 4 12 - 4 3

* Including redeployed posts of 5 Assistant Professors from Agricultural College, Bapatla and 3 Assistant Professors Agricultural College, Tirupati.

3.3 Staff Position of Non- Teaching at Agricultural College, Mahanandi

Sl. No. Designation of the post No. of Posts Sanctioned No. of Posts Filled No. of Posts Vacant
1. Administrative Officer 1 1 -
2. Senior Assistant 3 2 1
3. J.A.C.T. 3 2 1
4. Senior Lib. Asst. 1 1 -
5. Jr. Lib. Asst 1 1 -
6. Driver 2 2 -
7. Tractor Driver 1 1 -
8. AEO 2 2 -
9. Record Assistant 4 3 1
10. Cook 4 3 1
11. Office subordinate 6 6 -
12. Watchman 4 3 1
13. Agril. Workmen 2 1 1
14. Groundman 1 1 -
15. Sweeper 1 - 1
TOTAL 33 26 7

4. Facilities

4.1 Laboratories:

All department laboratories are well equipped for students Practicals.

Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry Laboratory

4.2 Library

The library is equipped with large number of books intended for curriculum development, P.G. entrance examinations, preparation of ICAR entrance examinations, bank services civil services and management tests etc. The Library is having 2 Photostat copier machines. The library is maintaining a sophisticated computer lab with 30 upgraded systems for boys and girls separately. The students are trained in using the latest MS Office in addition to the regular academic classes.


University Officers Visit to Library

Books total volumes: 10,722
Journals (with subscription): 50
Magazines: 15
News papers:
8

4.3 Hostel Facilities:

There are two boys Hostels (Krishna Nandi and Surya Nandi) accommodating 100 boys and one girls hostel (Kameswari) accommodating 95 girls with separate dining, reading. Uninterrupted power supply provided in common area and mess. Solar lights provided in the hostel premises.


University Officers Inspection in the Hostels

4.4 Gym Facility and Play Ground

Multi specialty gym and well maintained play grounds available. Cricket, football, volley ball, ball badminton, shuttle, basket ball courts are well maintained besides table tennis, chess, caroms etc.

Winners (Agricultural College, Mahanandi) in Inter Collegiate Sports & Games held during September 2012

4.5 Medical Facilities:

A separate Health Clinic in the College premises available and twice in a week qualified doctor visits in the evening. Under emergency the students are taken to hospital by ambulance.

4.6 Model Lecture Halls:

All the lecture halls (3 No.) provided with LCD Projector, computer system, public address system and uninterrupted power supply.

Dean of Agriculture Interacting with Faculty in Lecture Hall

4.7 Agricultural Research Information System (ARIS):

All the departments in the college were provided with the internet facility under ARIS.

4.8 Placement Cell:

The centre was established in the year 1998, keeps the students informed about potential job opportunities and helps them in making prudent decisions for their future career.

Campus placements at Agriculture College, Mahanandi

Sl. No. Year No. of interviews conducted by different agencies Faculty in No. of students selected for employment Names of different agencies selected our students
1. 2006 4 12 Andhra Bank, Union Bank, SBI, Axis Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Canara Bank, Syndicate bank, SBH, IFFCO, NFCL, Nandi pipes & irrigation systems, Reliance Agro Products, EPC industies, Bayer Crop Sciences, ITC, Finolex Industries, Heritage Foods, Shriram Bioseeds Genetics India Ltd., Reliance Crop sciences, Nuziveedu Seeds Limited etc.
2. 2007 6 15
3. 2008 5 20
4. 2009 8 10
5. 2010 7 10
6. 2011 6 18
7. 2012 4 17
8. 2013 2 10
Total 34 94