The College of Horticulture was established in 1972 with the main objective of starting graduate programme in Horticulture and strengthening research and extension activities in Horticultural crops. B.Sc. (Hort.) degree programme was started with an intake of 20 students during 1972.
The College has a well equipped and fully computerized library with more than 30,000 costly and high value subject and reference books, about 2000 theses, 100 print journals, 3000+ electronic journals, hundreds of e-books, high speed Internet connection, WiFi facility to use even in smart phones etc.
The Internet and electronic books and journals can be accessed in all computers in the library, computer centre, departments, class rooms, office etc. As this facility is also provided in all hostels, students and researchers can use this important facility 24 hours in all days.
A reading room with books and magazines for various competitive exams, vernacular and national newspapers and other major periodicals
Round the clock working computer club
A well equipped multi-purpose gym facility at the boys’ hostel
Indoor facilities for table tennis, caroms, chess, badminton and for other outdoor games like football, volleyball and basketball.
Spacious garage for parking vehicles
Facility for earn while learn scheme
The Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes of the College are residential in nature, and hence hostel facility is provided for bonafide students, unless they are exempted on ground that they are residing with their parents or guardians. The hostel Harsha accommodates UG girl students while Haritha accommodates PG girl students. Both are located 200m away from the College. The boys are accommodated in Pamba Men’s Hostel. The hostels have spacious and comfortable rooms with extra guestrooms to accommodate guests. There are clean mess halls in which more than 100 people can dine at a time. Television sets have been provided with cable connections. The hostels enjoy round the clock telephone and security facilities also.