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College of Horticulture Mudigere

1971 (1991 shifted to Mudigere)

Mudigere, Karnataka, 577132, India

NH234, Mudigere Rural, Karnataka 577132

To be a premier College of horticulture by developing quality manpower

College of horticulture mudigere

College of Horticulture Mudigere (COHM) is a horticulture college located in Mudigere, Karnataka, India. Established in 1991, it is affiliated to the University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga. previously affiliated to UAHS, Bagalkot This renowned premier horticultural education center is oldest in Karnataka, The college has been rewarded as "ICAR-Accredited" from 25 August 2004 by ICAR Peer Review team and the Education Division.


College of horticulture mudigere


University of Agricultural Sciences(UAS), Bengaluru started a degree program in horticulture at Bangalore, first of its kind in india established during 1970, Later during 1991-92 it was shifted to Mudigere, Chikmagalur District, by establishing a College of Horticulture mudigere (COHM). The College has been offering UG program since its inception and M.Sc(Hort.) program from 2010-11.


The College of Horticulture is located in Western Ghats About 4 km South-West of Mudigere town(13,7,N 74,37,E 980m MSL) beside of the Mudigere-Hassan main road. It is located in an average elevation of 915 metres (3001 feet). The annual rainfall here is typically very high ranging from 3000 mm to 3500 mm.


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The college(cohm) is well equipped with spacious class rooms, various laboratories, audio visual teaching aids, crop museum, glass houses, poly houses, plant conservatory and sufficient land for field experiments. The teaching process is supported by library and computer center with ARIS network. For students accommodation at the campus, separate mess & hostels for boys & girls are available with Wi-Fi facility. For the accommodation of the guests, visiting professors and scientists guesthouses are built within the campus. outdoor as well as indoor sport stadiums encourages sports activity among students.

Crop Museums on different horticultural crops within the campus includes plantation and spice crops, fruit crops, vegetable crops; floriculture and landscape gardening. It provides an added advantage and good opportunities for the students for practical learning.

College also has a Zonal Agricultural Research Station within the campus which helps for practical teaching purpose on various horticultural crops and to involve in on going research works.

Extension Education Unit (EEU) and Krishi Vignyana Kendra (KVK) within college campus conducts various on campus and off campus training programmes, transfer of technologies, demonstrations, crop seminars on various horticulture and agricultural crops for the benefit of the farmers of the surrounding region.

Undergraduate courses

COH mudigere offers Bachelor of science (Bsc) 4 year degree in horticulture which covers the following disciplines:

  • Floriculture & landscape architecture
  • Fruit science (Pomology)
  • Plantation, spices, medicinal and aromatic crops(psmac)
  • Horticulture entomology
  • Vegetable science (Olericulture)
  • Crop improvement and biotechnology
  • Post harvest technology
  • Natural resource management
  • Postgraduate courses

    The college offers 2 years degree of Master of science (Msc) in the following subjects.

  • Floriculture & landscape architecture
  • Fruit science (Pomology)
  • Plantation, spices, medicinal and aromatic crops(psmac)
  • Horticulture entomology
  • Crop improvement and biotechnology
  • Vegetable science (Olericulture)
  • For admission into B.Sc Horticulture course

    The admission policy strictly follows ICAR norms. Students must have passed Pre-University (PUC) examination of Karnataka or equivalent examination with the combination of PCMB subjects. The admission of candidates is based on the reservation policies of the state government and candidates from rural areas with agricultural background are given due preference.

    For admission into M.Sc Horticulture course

    Aspirants must qualify through junior research fellow (JRF) or PGCET state entrance exams or equivalent.


    Research work done by the college of horticulture & Zonal Agricultural and Horticultural Research Station(RRS), Mudigere

    List of Famous alumnis

    Famous alumni includes: Yallesh kumar H S,Yogananda H S,Shivmurthy kargil,Shivprasad,Mahanthesh biradar,Santhosh Malla,Shabbir MG,Chinthan KN,Gopikrishna


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