Govt Degree College Rudrapryag

Government Degree College, Rudraprayag -Uttarakhand

Affiliated to: Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University


राजकीय महाविद्यालय, रुद्रप्रयाग- उत्तराखण्ड

संबद्ध : श्री देव सुमन उत्तराखंड विश्वविद्यालय

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Department of Horticulture was established in 2006 with the approval of establishment of Government Degree College Rudraprayag specifically as a college of professional studies by Uttarakhand government order letter no 45/xxiv/(6) 2006 dated 01.07.2006 in the view of rapidly changing scenario and necessity for change of higher education in India.


To impart career oriented education to students from all section of the society and to develop quality human resource for meeting the requirements of coming century and tackle the emerging challenges of Himalayan region in horticulture and its allied sector.

Mission and broad objectives of the Course

 Our mission is Intellectual and Professional growth of students through regular and career oriented courses. The college also has a planning to extend its services in the fields of horticulture through extension activities to develop horticulture sector in this region. Horticulture seeks to improve plant culture methods, the sustainability of the environment, enriching economic vitality, and influencing the quality of life of individuals and their communities. Horticulturists have a broad knowledge of ornamental plants, vegetables, fruit and non-fruit bearing trees, turf grasses, vines, and shrubs. Focus of the program is to prepare students/horticulturists to be qualified and meet the challenges for self-employment or employment in this industry. Beside teaching and research works, the department has also been engaged in field extension programs related to horticulture.


B.Sc. (Hons.)  Horticulture

4- Year (8-Semesters) regular course

Intake seats


Admission Process

On the basis of merit


Candidate should have passed intermediate (10+2) examination or equivalent with Maths/Biology/Agriculture group from any recognized Board/University




Extension and Training Areas

  • Improved production technology of fruit, vegetables and flowers
  • Techniques of Raising High Tech Vegetable Nursery
  • Organic Farming & IPM
  • Vermi-composting
  • Propagation Techniques of fruits
  • Soil sampling techniques
  • Cultivation of horticultural crops
  • Post Harvest Management of Horticultural Crops
  • Biodiversity
  • Protected cultivation of vegetables
  • Management practices for fruit orchards

Infrastructural Facilities

  • Departmental library with approx. 962 books

Major Areas of Research

  • Quality analysis of wild/ underutilized fruits and vegetables
  • Propagation techniques horticulture crops
  • Canopy management through pruning training
  • Seed sowing/germination methods
  • Postharvest management technology in fruits & vegetables


  • ICAR Syllabi for Bachelors’
  • Teaching using Modern Teaching Tools 
  • Regular internal assessment
  • Opportunity of seminars and group discussion
  • Field visits/study tour
  • Regular interaction with faculty
  • Opportunity for interaction with experts



Name of the faculty member





  Dr. Jagmohan Singh Rawat

Assistant Professor 

M.Sc., NET (ICAR), Ph.D. in Horticulture with specialization in Fruit Science

  • Horticulture
  • Fruit Science
  • Under-Utilized Horticultural Crops
  • Post Harvest Management