The Head Quarters of the University is at Bharsar Pauri Garhwal. Its a State Government University, and is linked with the National Agriculture Research System (NARS) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The Name of The University has been changed to VCSG Uttarakhand University of Horticulture& Forestry by an amendment by the State Government vide gazette notification.
Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry, previously Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry, is a state agricultural college placed in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. The University has campuses, one is in Bharsar city of Pauri Garhwal district and different is in Ranichauri city of Tehri Garhwal district.
Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry was approved by UGC.
Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degree (i.e Bachelor of Science Honours (B.Sc. Hons.) Horticulture Science etc.), Postgraduate Degree (i.e Master of Science Agriculture (M.Sc.). Ag.) in Crop Physiology, Master of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc), etc.). You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
The University has a boy’s hostel and girl's hostel facility which offers proper hostel lodging for the scholars. There is a common room with a Colour T.V. facility, tack room, indoor games, and a library having beneficial books, magazines, newspapers, etc. The Hostels also are prepared with Internet centers (Wi-Fi). In addition to this, courts for volleyball, badminton, and desk tennis are to be had withinside the hostels. The hostel cafeteria is prepared with a refrigerator, water purifier, and utensils in good enough quantity. Each hostel cafeteria is administered and controlled by the scholars on a cooperative basis.
The University has a Gym facility for the scholars. Adequately prepared gymnasium, physical health center, and indoor and outside games offer sufficient opportunities to the scholars for preserving them mentally and physically fit.
The University has a departmental primarily based totally laboratories facility for the scholars.
The University has a clinic with a primary useful resource facility for the scholars. Adequate Medical centers which include a skilled scientific team of workers are to be had withinside the Campuses of the University. An ambulance service is likewise to be had to satisfy any scientific emergency. In case of a critical infection or contagious disease, the parents/guardians are knowledgeable straight away to set up medical remedies for their wards.
The University has sports activities centers for all students. The University offers good enough games and sports activities systems to all of the hostel, college, and University stage teams.
Admission is based on an entrance exam conducted by the University.
To provide opportunities for the citizens of the state and the country for education in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture & Forestry in its broad sense and to promote research and extension programmes in Agriculture, Horticulture & Forestry. Strengthen UG and PG teaching through periodic revision of syllabi to meet the challenges in fast changing scenario of agriculture.
The principal mandate of the university is sustainable development of horticulture, hill agriculture and forestry sectors through teaching, research and extension. More specifically, the mandate encompasses: Development of qualified professionals in Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture, Food Science & Technology, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Sciences. Development of Horticulture and Forestry sectors on sustainable basis through research interventions.