AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING | BIT Sathy

agricultural engineering

Overview

The Department of Agricultural Engineering, established in 2015, offers a 4-year B.Tech Agricultural Engineering course. The department is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities along with qualified members of faculty. It has a fully mechanised farm and exclusive machinery training centre, which comprises 4-wheel-drive Tractor Cut-Section and individual component cut sections. A fully automated and centralised on-field irrigation system gives the option to have hands-on knowledge about irrigation practices and advanced automation units in micro irrigation systems control. Agricultural processing laboratory has been built to serve the demands of teaching and research on the processing technology of agricultural products. To impart the knowledge on crop cultivation aspects from seed to harvest, the department has a 10-acre farm along with well-equipped soil science, agriculture metrology and crop husbandry labs. A fully automated polyhouse in the department enables the students to learn cultivation practices under a controlled environment. The department offers hands-on training for students from the first year onwards, on the latest agricultural engineering technologies.

Vision

To develop Agricultural Engineers with a wealth of knowledge meeting the global demand and serving society to reach food and nutritional security

Mission

i. To ensure effective teaching learning process by imparting practical knowledge on conventional and modern technology based agricultural systems.

ii. To provide amicable environment for students to develop innovative technologies for agriculture and allied sectors.

iii. To develop skills in the various aspects of agricultural engineering to make graduates blossom into entrepreneurs, scientists, academicians and technologists for sustainable food production.


Programmes

Duration:

 4 years (Regular) / 3 years (Lateral Entry)

No. of Semesters:

 8 (Regular) / 6 (Lateral Entry)

No. of Seats:

 Total - 60 ( NRI Approval Status - Yes , PIO / FN / GULF quota / OCI Approval Status - Yes )

Eligibility:

 10+2 system of Education. Must have secured a pass in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the qualifying examination.

Syllabus:
2015 2018
Scope for Higher Studies:

 M.E. / M.Tech. / M.S. / M.B.A.

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