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HIMACHAL PRADESH Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry
Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni (State University)

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Established in Year: 1986

The University has its origin in erstwhile Himachal Agricultural College and Research Institute, Solan established in 1962 with its affiliation to Panjab University, Chandigarh. The College was raised to the status of Post-graduate College in 1965 when it introduced M.Sc.(Agriculture) programmes in some important subjects. With the establishment of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) in 1970, its affiliation changed to HPU and thereafter it became Agriculture Complex of HPU, Shimla in July, 1971. This Agriculture Complex further became Horticulture Complex of HPU and Himacahal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya (HPKV), Palampur in 1976 and 1978, respectively. On December , 1985 this complex got the recognition of Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan named after Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar, the architect of Himachal Pradesh and visionary of Horticulture and Forestry University for the state of Himachal Pradesh. Today, this University has grown into its own kind not only in the country but in whole of Asia with new dimensions of education, research and extension in Horticulture and Forestry. It is playing an important role in increasing horticulture production in the state of Himachal Pradesh in particular and in the country in general.


  • Providing education in Horticulture, Forestry and allied branches of learning and scholarship

  • Advancement of basic and applied research pertaining to Horticulture, Forestry and other allied sciences

  • Extension and dissemination of Scientific information among rural masses of the state

  • Developing linkages with the State/Central/International Institutions, NGOs, Orchardists, Farmers and Industrialists for ensuring economic and ecological security in the State

  • Pursuit of other objectives that the University may determine from time to time

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College of Horticulture

Under Graduate Programme

  • B Sc (Honours) Horticulture

Master’s Programme

  • M Sc (Ag.) Entomology

  • M Sc (Horticulture) Floriculture & Landscape Architecture

  • M Sc Food Technology

  • M Sc (Horticulture) Fruit Science

  • M Sc Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

  • M Sc (Ag.) Nematology

  • M Sc (Ag.) Plant Pathology

  • M Sc (Ag.) Seed Science & Technology

  • M Sc (Horticulture) Vegetable Science

  • M.B.A

  • M.B.A (Agribusiness)

Doctoral Programme

  • Ph D Entomology

  • Ph D Floriculture & Landscape Architecture

  • Ph D Food Technology

  • Ph D Fruit Science

  • Ph D Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

  • Ph D Plant Pathology

  • Ph D Vegetable Science

College of Forestry

Under Graduate Programme

  • B Sc (Honours) Forestry


  • Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

Master’s Programme

  • M Sc (Ag.) Agricultural Economics

  • M Sc (Forestry) Agroforestry

  • M Sc (Forestry) Environment Management

  • M Sc Environmental Science

  • M Sc (Forestry) Forest Genetic Resources

  • M Sc (Forestry) Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

  • M Sc Microbiology

  • M Sc (Forestry) Plantation Technology

  • M Sc (Forestry) Silviculture

  • M Sc (Ag.) Soil Science

  • M Sc Statistics

  • M Sc (Forestry) Watershed Management

  • M Sc (Forestry) Wood Science & Technology

Doctoral Programme

  • Ph D Agricultural Economics

  • Ph D (Forestry) Agroforestry

  • Ph D (Forestry) Forest Genetic Resources

  • Ph D (Forestry) Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

  • Ph D Microbiology

  • Ph D Natural Resource Economics

  • Ph D (Forestry) Silviculture

  • Ph D Soil Science

  • Ph D Statistics

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University is situated at Nauni 14 Kms from Solan Town on Solan - Rajgarh State Highway. Solan town known as Mushroom city of India is one of the District - headquarters of Himachal Pradesh situated on National Highway No. 22 on Kalka - Shimla Road about 40 Kms from Kalka and 310 Kms from New Delhi. This is also connected by narrow gauge train. Nauni is located at height of 1275 meters above mean sea level.

Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry,
Nauni, Solan - 173 230
Himachal Pradesh

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