National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) ,
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology
for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management(CAAST - CSAWM)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar 413 722

Certificate Courses

Module-Based and Standalone Certificate Courses
The Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology (CAAST) on Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management (CSAWM) is functional at the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (Agricultural University), Rahuri, Maharashtra since 2018, under the World Bank-sponsored, National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, Government of India. One of the major objectives of the CAAST-CSAWM project is to develop the capacity to adopt precision and climate-smart agriculture and water management technologies. The capacity building is meant for the academicians, scientists, students, practitioners, field workers and other interested personnel through in-class and case study-based learning to enhance employment and placement rates and self-employment, business, and entrepreneurship opportunities. Currently, the following Certificate/Module-based Courses are open for registration. Interested candidates can obtain the details (minimum eligibility, registration and course fees, mode of application for the said courses etc.) from the Brochure.  For the general guidelines and steps to be followed for registration
click here.

A) Modular Certificate Courses: (9 weeks module based certificate courses)

Course Number Name of the Course  Duration Last date of Regisration   Brochure 
1 Module-1
(Basics Geoinformatics, Fundamentals of UAVs and Post Harvest Management)
February 22 to April 25, 2021                           February 20, 2021
2

Module-2
(IT Applications in PrecisionIrrigation, Watershed Hydrological Models, Google Earth Engine with python for Climate Smart Agriculture

April 26 to June 27, 2021 April 19, 2021

 

B) Stand-alone Certificate Courses: (3 weeks module based certificate courses)

Course Number Name of the Course  Duration Last date of Regisration   Brochure 
1 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Climate Smart  Organic Farming  February 15 to March 07, 2021

February 10, 2021 

Registations Closed

2 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Basic Geo-informatics  February 22 to March 14, 2021

February 20, 2021
Registations Closed

3 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Fundamentals of UAVs March 15 to April 04, 2021

March 14, 2021

Registations Closed

4 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Post-Harvest Management April 05 to April 25, 2021

April 04, 2021

Registations Closed

5 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on IT Applications in Precision
Irrigation
April 26 to May 16, 2021

April 24, 2021

Registations Closed

6 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Watershed Hydrological Models May 17 to June 06, 2021 May 15, 2021
Registations Closed
7 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Google Earth Engine with python
for Climate Smart Agriculture
June 07 to June 27, 2021

June 05, 2021

Registations Closed

8 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Soil Management for Climate Smart Agriculture June 14 to July 04, 2021

June 12, 2021

Registations Closed

 

9 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course Weather Based Agromet Advisory Services through ICT August 02 to August  22, 2021

Aug 01, 2021

Registations Closed

10 Online Three Weeks Certificate Course on Policies,  Institutions and Marketing for Climate Smart Agriculture  August 09 to 29, 2021

August 05, 2021

Registations Closed

11 Three Weeks Certificate Course on Tally  September 20 to October 10, 2021

September 16, 2021


 


Note:
The candidates can select a combination of a stand-alone and modular certificate courses to suit their requirements such as training programmes of specified periods. The example includes the training programme of 18 weeks upon completion of module -1 and 2; or a training programme of 15 weeks upon completing one of the modules and two stand alone certificate courses.


Important guidelines to Participants regarding documents required and fees to be paid

Sr.No. Types of Participants  Important Guidelines
1 Students of the constituent colleges of MPKV, Rahuri
  • Documents required: Scanned copy of the No Objection Certificate from the concerned Guide/ Chairman, SAC/ Counsellor and Head of the Department (as the case may be) with the concerned office reference number.
  • Registration Fee (Non-Refundable):
    1.Three-Week Certificate Course: Rs.100
    2.Three-Week two Certificate Courses: Rs.200   
    3.Nine-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.300
    4.Twelve-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.400
    5.Fifteen-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.500
    6.One- Year Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.1400
2 Staff Members of MPKV, Rahuri
  • Documents Required: Scanned copy of the Permission Letter from the concerned Director with the office reference number.

  • Registration Fee (Non-Refundable):
    1.Three-Week Certificate Course: Rs.4000
    2.Three-Week two Certificate Courses: Rs.6500
    3.Nine-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.7500
    4.Twelve-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.9000
    5.Fifteen-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.10000
    6.One- Year Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.25000
3 Other than MPKV, Rahuri
  • Documents Required: Scanned copy of the document(s) supporting the minimum eligibility for attending the certificate/ module-based course.

  • Fee for the Certificate/Module-based Course(s):
    1.Three-Week Certificate Course: Rs.4000
    2.Three-Week two Certificate Courses: Rs.6500
    3.Nine-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.7500
    4.Twelve-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.9000
    5.Fifteen-Week Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.10000
    6.One- Year Module-based Certificate Course: Rs.25000

    Note that this fee is refundable only if the course is cancelled by the organiser.


How to Register for the Certificate/Module based course
The participants need to click on the "Register Here" button given below.  It will direct you to the SBI portal (SB Collect) for the Registration Form and Payment of the Fees

Please ensure successful Registration and Payment of the Fees by completing the following steps:

  • Click Checkbox to accept 'Terms & conditions'.
  • Then click on 'Proceed'.
  • Select the name of desired Certificate/ Module-based Course in the "Select Payment Category"  dropdown menu on the form.
  • Enter all the required information and click on the "Submit" button. 
  • Check whether all the information is accurate and then click on the "Confirm" button.
  • You will then be redirected to "STATE BANK COLLECT MULTI OPTION PAYMENT SYSTEM" page to make the payment of Registration or Course Fee.
  • Check the charges/commission applicable for selected 'Mode of Payment'.
  • Pay 'online' using any one of the methods i.e. SBI and Other bank's Net Banking/ UPI/ NEFT/RTGS /Credit card/ Rupay Card and print the receipt for your record.

Note : 

  1. MPKV Candidates : You will need to provide the office reference number of "No Objection Certificate" in case of students and "Permission Letter"  in case of staff in the box provided in the form; and email the scan copy of the "No Objection Certificate" or "Permission Letter" as the case may be to "mpkvcaast@gmail.com" within 24 hours of completion of registration.
  2. Non MPKV candidates: You should email the documents in support of minimum eligibility for attending the Certificate/Module-based course to "mpkvcaast@gmail.com" within 24 hours of completion of registration.
    Minimum Eligibility : Graduate/ Diploma (3 years) or Final year students (registered for at least 7th semester or fourth year) from the bachelor degree program in Agricultural Science, Social Science, Agricultural Engineering and Engineering.    

    It is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the permission of the concerned organisation, if necessary (in case of non MPKV candidate)

Training Participants