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


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