Circulars

New-icon Extension of last date for receipt of applications for Endowment Awards of Research wing
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New-icon Endowment Award in the name of "Smt. Vallabhaneni Lakshmamma W/o Sri Vallabhaneni Subba Narasiah Gold Medal for the Best Scientist in Agricultural Sciences" to be awarded from 49th Annual Convocation onwards Applications Called for
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New-icon Sponsorship of award to meritorious Best Researcher by "Mandava Foundation" for the year 2016 - Proposals - Called for
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New-icon Young Scientist Award in the name of Acharya N.G. Ranga for the year 2015 to be presented in the ensuing 49th Annual Convocation - Proposals Called for
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New-icon University Awards - Meritorious Teacher, Research Scientist and Extension Scientist Awards for the year 2015 - Proposals - Called for
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New-icon Proformae for Annual Report 2016-17
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New-icon STATE AWARDS FOR UNIVERSITY TEACHERS - 2017
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New-icon Employee Data Proformae & Memo
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New-icon Award of Incentives to the Meritorious Non-Teaching Employees of the University for their good work and outstanding performance for the year 2017 - Application and certain guidelines
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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 First Year B.Sc (Hons) Agril. - Registration and Commencement of classes
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New-icon AGRICET 2017 Results
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New-icon Fee Structure for Affiliated Private Agril./Horticulture Colleges for 2017-18
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New-icon 49th Convocation on 4 Oct 2017 at 3;00 PM at Nellore - Instructions to Candidates
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New-icon Second Combined Counselling and Counselling for Private Agricultural / Horticultural Colleges 2017-18
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New-icon Sports Certificate Verification and Spot Counseling in BSc (Hons) Community Science
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New-icon Last Ranks in the First Counseling for admissions into BiPC stream UG courses of ANGRAU, SVVU and Dr.YSRHU for 2017-18
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New-icon 2nd Phase Counselling notification for admission into 2/3 years Diploma Courses for the Academic Year 2017-18
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New-icon List of selected candidates in Ph.D. Courses for the Academic Year, 2017-18
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New-icon List of Eligible Candidates for AGRICET-2017
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New-icon Final Merit List: PG Admission for the Academic Year 2017-18
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New-icon Rejected List of Candidates in PG - Entrance Test - 2017-18 for M.Sc. (Ag.) / M.Tech (Ag. Engg.) / M.B.A (ABM) / M.Sc. (H.Sc.) Courses
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New-icon List of Candidates Eligible for Ph.D. Entrance Test for the Academic Year - 2017-18 in the faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology and Home Science
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New-icon List of Candidates Eligible for Ph.D. ENTRANCE TEST-2017
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New-icon Seat Matrix of PG and Ph.D. admissions for the Academic Year 2017-18
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New-icon Deadline for submission of PDC & Mark sheets for the candidates writing PG ENTRANCE TEST-2017
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New-icon List of Candidates Eligible for PG ENTRANCE TEST-2017
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New-icon PG EXAMS FINAL SCHEDULE
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New-icon Online Application (Form 'A') for Admission into BiPC stream courses - B.Sc.(Hons) Agril/ B.Tech.(Food Tech)/B.V.Sc.&AH/ B.F.Sc. & B.Sc.(Hons) Horti in ANGRAU, SVVU & Dr.YSRHU for 2017-18. Last Date 08-07-2017(11:59 PM)
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New-icon PG Entrance test 2017-18
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New-icon PG ENTRANCE -2017 - Submission of Course Completion Certificate/Provisional Degree Certificate
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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 AGRICET-2017 Notification
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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 Procedure to obtain the Original Degree Certificate in UG Programmes
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New-icon Last Ranks of BiPC stream Agril, Veterinary and Horti courses of ANGRAU, SVVU & Dr.YSRHU in 2016-17
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New-icon Last Ranks Agril,/Horti courses in Pvt. Agril / Hort. Colleges in 2016-17

Interviews / Jobs

New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Research Associates in Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kondempudi, Visakhapatnam District
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New-icon Walk-In-Interview for Teaching Associates in different disciplines (Stat & Maths, Horticulture) at Agricultural College, Bapatla on Contract Basis
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Teaching Associates in disciplines of Soil Science and Agril. Chemistry, Agricultural Engineering, English and Veterinary discipline at S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati on 22.09.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for Teaching Associates / Teaching Assistants in different disciplines at Agricultural College, Naira
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New-icon Recruitment of Senior Research Fellow in NICRA Project "Molecular breeding for the improvement of Swarnasub1 for major abiotic stresses of coastal rice areas" at APRRI & RARS, Maruteru
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New-icon Walk in Interview for the posts of Research Associate (Plant Protection) and Research Associate (Animal Husbandry) at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rastakuntubai, Vizianagaram (Dist) on 11.09.2017 at 10:00 AM. Suitable Candidates can attend with their original certificates directly
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New-icon Recruitment of Senior Research Fellow (1 No) and Field Investigators (13 No) in the project "Study on feasibility for allowing handling losses at MLS points in the A.P. State" at PHTC, Bapatla
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New-icon Walk-in-interview for Technical Assistant under RKVY Project on "Standardization and Popularization of Millet Based Products"
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New-icon Walk-in-interview to recruit Teaching Associates and Teaching Assistants
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New-icon Appointment of Teaching Associates on temporary basis at College of Home Science - Walk-in-interview on 07-07-2017
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New-icon Walk in Interview for the post of Medical Officer at Student Health Centre, S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati
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New-icon Revised UGC Scales of Pay 2006 - Career Advancement Scheme - Placement in Stage-6 for 6th to 9th batches - Applications - Called for
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New-icon Revised UGC Scales of Pay 2006 - Career Advancement Scheme - 10th & 11th batches - Applications - Called for
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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

Tenders / Quotations

New-icon Engg. Wing Tender Notices
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New-icon Engg. Wing Tender Notices


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