The Dean is the head of the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology and also the head of the College. The Faculty consists of Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors working in the five Departments of the College and in Schemes and Projects within college.

The faculty has the following five major departments and is functioning in the Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology.

1. Dept. of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (IDE)
2. Dept. of Land and Water Resources and Conservation Engineering (LWRCE)
3. Dept. of Farm Power Machinery and Energy (FPME)
4. Dept. of Food and Agricultural Process Engineering. (FAPE)
5. Dept. of Supportive and Allied Courses of Study (SAC)

There are twenty eightscientists working at Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering Technology, Tavanur.Threescientists are on leave for Ph.D and one scientist member is on long leave.

Out of the total effective strength of Scientists, five scientists are attached with externally aided projects.There are three Professors, fifteen Associate Professors and Assistant Professors in this College.

The faculty is also engaged in research and extension activities and many external aided projects are being operated in the college along with teaching. Department wise sanctioned posts and the staff position in the college are given below.

Department wise staff position

Dept Sanctioned post In position Vacant Leave for PhD Long leave Effective Strength
LWRCE 9 5 4 0 0 5
IDE 8 6 2 1 0 5
FPME 10 6 4 0 1 5
FAPE 6 5 4 2 0 3
SAC 20 2 18 0 0 2
AICRP on FIM 1 1 0 0 0 1
PFDC 3 1 2 0 0 1
AICRP on PHT 3 2 1 0 0 2
Total 60 28 32 3 1 24

Faculty Development

During the last five years, the faculty members have availed opportunity for attending twenty two refresher courses and twenty two seminars. The faculty has attended twenty one international symposiums including trainings and foreign visits. They have published 66 papers in research journals and 23 papers in extension publications. Many of these papers are presented in National or international symposia. The faculty also organizes a number of training programmes, symposia, seminars etc as a part of their research scheme work.

National and International conferences / Training organized

Type of Conference Number of Conferences
National International
Symposia 23 3
Seminars 24
Workshops 7
Summer Institutes 2
Special Lectures 2
Training 47
Others