SHIATS University acronym for Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences is a governmentb aided Deemed University . The University saw its inception in the year 1910 and was brought in to existence by Dr Sam Higginbottom with an intention to augment the economic status of rural population. In fact the University was the first educational set up to offer Agricultural engineering in the year 1942.
The University is affiliated to AIU, ACU, IAU and IAUA.
The University offers more than 42 programs, 101 Post graduate programs, 16 diploma programs and doctoral programs to more than 10,000 students enrolled with the University. The University offers various courses in following disciplines namely-
- Engineering & Technology
- Business Studies
- Animal husbandry and Dairying
- Humanities, Social Science and Education
- Health Science
Bcahelor Courses offered at SHIATS
- B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture
- B.Sc. Forestry
- B.Sc. Food Technology (Hons)
- B.Sc. (Hons) in Horticulture
- B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science
- B.Sc. Computer Science
- B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology
- B.Tech. Biotechnology
- B.Tech. Electrical & Electronic Engg.
- B.Tech. Food Technology
- B.Tech. Civil Engg.
- B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
- B.Tech. Water Resource Engg.
- B.Tech Mechanical Engg
- B.Tech. Electrical Engg.
- B.Tech. Dairy Technology
- B.Tech. Computer Sc. & Engg
- BBA (Hons.) Agri. Business Mgt.
- B.Tech Environmental Engg.
- B.Sc. Animation & Visual Effects
- B.A. Advertising & Print Journalism
- Bachelor of Divinity/
- Bachelor of Education
- Bachelor of Physical Education
MasterPrograms at SHIATS, Allahabad
- M.Sc. Agricultural Science/ Forestry (All Branches)
- M.Tech. Ag. Engg
- M.Tech. Energy Management
- M.Tech. Food Tech.
- M.Tech./M.Sc. in Remote Sensing & GIS
- M.Tech Computer Sc. &Engg.
- M.Tech Engineering
- M.Sc. Computer Science
- M.Sc. Dairy Technology
- M.Sc. Food Technology
- M.Sc. (Chemistry / Botany / Physics / Plant Physiology)
- M.Sc. Mathematics
- M.Sc. Forensic Science
- MBA (Agri-Business)
- MA Mass Communication
- M.A Flim making & post production
- M.A in English
- M.Sc. Biotechnology (Plant / Animal Biotechnology)
- M.Sc.(Ag.) Biochemistry / Microbiology
Diploma and Certificate Programs at SHIATS, Allahabad
- OneYear Part Time Diploma in Fashion Technology
- PG. Diploma in Agricultural Water Management
- General Nursing & Midwifery
- PG. Diploma in Watershed Management
- two-year Part Time Diploma in Fashion Technology
- PG. Diploma in Renewable Energy
- Diploma in Pharmacy
- Diploma in Theology
- Diploma in Arabic, Portugues, Japanese, French, English Proficiency
- PG Diploma in Health & Fitness Management
Campus and Infrastructure
The University spreads over a massive area of 900 acres of land that comprises 300 acres of research farms . The academic area prominently involves on 11 hostels- 6 for women, 2 for men and 3 for international men. Along with it ecompasses various auditoria and departmental annexes.
In order to get selected for bachelors course, students have to apply for SHIATS entrance exam. The exam is conducted each year. Numerous students apply fo different discipline.
- In order to get selected for Bcahelor’s course candidate must be 10+2 with 50% marks
- For master course candidate must be 10+2+3 with 45% marks in graduation
- For diploma and certificate course candidate must be 10+2.
Major Facilities at SHIATS, Allahabad
- Open air theatre
- Various sports- hockey, football, tennis, squash
- Seminar Halls
Usually the fee structure of different courses is different at different levels and for different semesters.
- For Bachelor Course fees varies from 35,000 INR to 60,000 INR (per semester)
- For Master Course fee varies from 25,000 INR to 68,000 INR (per semester)
- For Diploma Course fee varies from 5,000 INR to 25,000 INR (per semester)