M.Sc Agriculture (Genetics & Plant Breeding)

Program Code


Program Code
Program Level

Post Graduation

Program Duration

2 Years


Programme overview

Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar, Haryana, At OSGU; we aim to make the students ready for tomorrow via this course that diligently takes care of holistic development of an aspiring student. The demand of M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding students is increasing day by day as we have come to our senses that besides great engineers, designers, doctors, and scientists; we need great professionals in genetics and plant breeding too.  Every year, hundreds of thousands of students are trying to enroll themselves for this field of study at top colleges like us for a guaranteed better future.

The students of M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding students are passionate about improving the quality of plant varieties via multiple scientific and non-scientific approaches. The domain also deals with addressing facts that are related to food security, climate change, biofuels, and better sustainability. The course of M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar, Haryana is dedicated to render the best quality of education via making the students enable to find out solutions for – drought tolerance and water logging. 

Program Objectives

The M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding degree program at OSGU’s School of Agriculture (SAG) has the following program objectives

  • Exploring new opportunities for genetics and plant breeding
  • Making the students learn how to overcome difficulties in genetics
  • Plant breeding improving methods for a better world and environment
  • Sparkling up the qualities of passion and perseverance for genetics and plant breeding
  • Support agricultural studies and widening the scope of its research and development activities 

Program Outcomes

The program outcome of M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding course is saught after program at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar, Haryana. The University aims at producing world class Agricultuire Scientists who can bring fundamental changes in Genetics and Breeding of Plants. Our program is diligently crafted so that a student not only focuses on the practical / theoretical part of knowledge but also on communication skills, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. The M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding program makes you ready to enter government, private, or public sector with ease as the HR professionals and recruiters are always on a search for master’s degree holder candidate in this field.

Career Path

The career path to M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding is paved with numerous golden opportunities. The course will make you ready to face modern world requirements and challenges with confidence. The career is highly rewarding and you can become a responsible part of the community via helping it become better and greener. With this degree in your hand you can easily land on your dream organization with your dream job profile. You can start wherever you want and become eminent part of research and development activities in this niche. 

Now, as per attained skillset and interest of a M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding student, they can opt for

  • 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

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • Candidate should be a graduate in Agriculture or its equivalent.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website www.ugc.ac.in will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

The program syllabus of M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding at Om Sterling Global University is to assist the students get deeper and valuable insights on plant breeding and genetics. The program has been made in such a way that the course deals with the needs of modern industry and making the aspiring students as trained professionals who are ready to be deployed in their respective area of choices. The program will let you have a glimpse of future and take art in the latest advancements in the field of Agriculture, Genetics, and Plant Breeding. The program is striking and unique in so many ways especially in the areas of teaching methodology and hands-on experience. 

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. Principles Of Genetics
02. Principles Of Cytogenetics
03. Principles Of Plant Breeding
04. Statistical Methods

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Principles of quantitative genetics
02. Mutagenes and mutation breeding
03. Cell biology and molecular genetics
04. Experimental designs

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Mutagenesis and Mutation Breeding
02. Heterosis Breeding
03. Breeding Designer Crops
04. Technical Writing and Communication Skills

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Credit Seminar
02. Comprehensive
03. Master’s Research

How to Apply

If you have any questions regarding the course of M. Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics & Plant Breeding then you can fill-up the Admission Enquiry Form below. If you’re having second thoughts on which course you should join, feel free to reach out to us at via – the FREE tele-counseling option. If you have decided and determined to pursue a career in this domain then go ahead and fill-up the online application now.


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