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  • Background:

    Horticulture is the most vibrant sector of the economy of Jammu and Kashmir State which constitutes about 45% of the share which agriculture sector contributes to GSDP, it entails turnover pf about four thousand crores annually comprising of a major production and export sector.

    Though the Faculty of Horticulture was created during the year 2007, yet it started functioning during April 2014. The undergraduate programme in Horticulture was started in 2007.

  • Brief Details

    • Name Faculty of Horticulture
    • Tel. 0194-2461382 (O)
    • E-mail deanhorticulture@skuastkashmir.ac.in
    • Dean FOH Prof. Farooq A. Zaki.
    • Address FOH, SKUAST-Kashmir, Shalimar 190025

To be the leader in horticulture education, training and research with special reference to Hill and Mountain Ecosystem.

Imparting quality education in Horticulture and its allied branches to produce competent and skilled human resources.

To develop entrepreneurship programme and modules for commercial Horticulture.

To become a repository and to diversify Horticulture production in tune with the existing and future driving force for change.

To emerge as the Centre of Excellence of Learning for Hill and Mountain Horticulture and its allied branches.



The Faculty has following Divisions:


•Division Fruit Science

•Division Vegetable Science

•Division Floriculture & Landscaping Architecture.

•Division Post Harvesting Techonologies.

• Division of Entomology

• Division of Plant Pathology

•Division of Soil Science

•Division of Biotechonology

•Division of Agri. Statistics

• Division of Agri Engeenering.

•Division of Environmental Sciences.