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B. Sc. (Hons.) – Agriculture

Program Code

SAG-01

Level

Graduate

Duration

4 Years

About the Programme

This course helps to learn about the agriculture to develop the production, protection Techniques to double the farmers’ income and to reduce the losses. This also helps in developing post harvest technologies to preserve the products and to increase the quality of by products for industries. Each subject of this course varies with different topics related to the production and protection of Specified subject.

Why B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture?

India is a worldwide well-known agricultural nation in the field of agriculture. Studying agriculture is just like exploring a new world of how impossibilities can be achieved through passion and perseverance. With the advent of technology and recent Governmental endeavors supporting agricultural studies, its scope has widened. 

Who can opt?

  • Candidates who have keen passion in Agriculture and its related areas.
  • Candidates who have the ability to use scientific methods and rules to solve issues.
  • Candidates who had the dream of becoming an entrepreneur.

Program Fee

Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
For National Students 32,500 65,000/-
For International Students 590 1180

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
  • 10+2 examination with PCM/PCB/PCMB/Agriculture with minimum 50% marks
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.

Syllabus

Semester 1
  • Fundamentals of horticulture
  • Fundamentals of plant biochemistry & biotechnology
  • Fundamentals of soil science
  • Introduction to forestry
  • Comprehension & communication skills in English
  • Fundamentals of agronomy
  • Introductory biology*/elementary mathematics*
  • Agricultural heritage*
  • Rural sociology & educational psychology
  • Human values & ethics (non-gradial)
  • NSS/NCC/physical education & yoga practices**
Semester 2
  • Fundamentals of genetics
  • Agricultural microbiology
  • Introductory soil and water conservation engineering
  • Fundamentals of crop physiology
  • Fundamentals of agricultural economics
  • Fundamentals of plant pathology
  • Fundamentals of entomology
  • Fundamentals of agricultural extension education
  • Communication skills & personality development
  • NSS/NCC/physical education & yoga practices**
Semester 3
  • Crop production technology – I (kharif crops)
  • Fundamentals of plant breeding
  • Agricultural finance & co-operation
  • Agri-informatics
  • Farm machinery and power
  • Production technology for vegetable and spices
  • Environmental studies & disaster management
  • Statistical methods
  • Livestock & poultry management
  • NSS**
Semester 4
  • Crop production technology –II (rabi crops)
  • Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, map and Landscaping
  • Renewable Energy and Green Technology
  • Problematic Soils and their Management
  • Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops
  • Principles of Seed Technology
  • Farming system & sustainable agriculture
  • Agricultural marketing trade & prices
  • Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change
  • Bio pesticides & bio fertilizers ( elective course)
  • NSS**
Semester 5
  • Principles of integrated pest & disease management
  • Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management
  • Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management
  • Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -I
  • Crop improvement-I (kharif crops)
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication
  • Geo-Informatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming
  • Practical Crop Production – I (Kharif crops)
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Landscaping (elective course)
Semester 6
  • Rain fed agriculture & watershed management
  • Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture
  • Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II
  • Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Management of Beneficial Insects
  • Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops)
  • Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops)
  • Principles of Organic Farming
  • Farm management, production & resource economics
  • Principles of Food Science and Nutrition
  • Micro-propagation technology (elective course)
Semester 7
Rural Agricultural Work Experience and Agro-industrial Attachment (RAWE &AIA)
 
Semester 8
Experiential Learning Programme/ HOT
  • Module-I
  • Module-II
  • Educational Tour

Career path

  • Competitive Exams
  • Campus Placements
  • State Government
  • Central Government Jobs
  • Jobs in Banks and Insurance sector
  • Jobs in Teaching and Education
  • Jobs in Private Sector
  • Becoming an Entrepreneur
  • Agricultural Journalism