The subject Horticulture deals with the production, improvement and utilization of fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants. Presently horticulture is an important industry. With the foundation of University College of Agriculture at Rawalakot as a sub campus of University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in 1980, since then Department of Horticulture is playing a key role in study and research. In the Faculty of Agriculture, graduate programme as B.Sc (Hons), major in Horticulture was started with its establishment. Department of horticulture is the first to start post graduate programme as M.Sc (Hons) classes in 1998 and so far more than 120 numbers of students has completed their M.Sc (Hons)/MPhil degrees from this department. In 2004 it has been given a status of full fledge department. Now PhD programme has also been initiated and presently number of graduate, postgraduate and PhD students are perusing their degree programmes.

Head of Department (HoD)

Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah
B.Sc (Hons.) (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad)

+92 5824 960013 +92 5824-960013

Programmes Offered

  • Credit Hours : 18
    Duration : 3 years
    Eligibility : M.Sc. (Hons.) 3.00 CGPA+GAT Subject test
    Description :

  • Credit Hours : 45
    Duration : 2 years
    Eligibility : BSc(Hons.) Agriculture Horticulture
    Description :

    M.Sc. (Hons.) (Horticulture). Aforesaid degree is offered with specialization in fruit culture, vegetable culture and floriculture.

  • Credit Hours : 139
    Duration : 4 Years
    Eligibility : Pre Engineering,Pre Medical,ICS
    Description :

    4 Years B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture (with major subjects of Horticulture)

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