Course Details

B.Sc.(Hons.) AGRICULTURE

Being an undergraduate program B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture is of 4 years just like B.E or B.Tech. The objective of this program is to combine concepts of Biology, Technology, and Agriculture Science to boost Agricultural Productivity

Course Overview

Bachelor of Science B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture covers topics such as agriculture science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal, and poultry management, basics of biotechnology,microbiology ,biochemistry ,computers and bio informatics etc.

The main aim of this program is to train the student for improving the productivity of agriculture, proper management, and storage of produced products, prevention of exploitation of resources, and develop new ways for better yielding of agriculture through research.
As India is a land of Agriculture there is ample scope in a career for students graduates from agriculture in Government as well as private bodies such as Banks,pesticide,seed companies,fertilizer companies,aquatic farming,organic farming,Precision farming,integrated and group farming companies,advanced agro tech companies,many civil service etc. An agriculture graduate can pursue higher studies too and enroll himself in Postgraduate and Research program

Eligibility Criteria
  • A candidate who has successfully completed 10+2 or equivalent with PCB/CBZ combination.

  • A candidate who has completed Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture or equivalent of at least 2year’s duration after 10th year of schooling.

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  • Degree Name B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture
  • Degree Type Undergraduate
  • Duration 4 years
  • Entrance Exams State entrance / colleges
  • Admission process Entrance/ Merit
  • Pass Parcentages 50%

B.Sc.(Hons.) is a four years – 8 semesters program, majoring in Agricultural /Horticulture with a provision to choose Specialisation stream either in Agriculture / Horticulture from 3rd semester onwards. However once the specialised stream is chosen, a candidate should continue with the same specialisation.

Title Description
Average Salary INR 3 LPA to INR 15 LPA*
Job profiles Agriculture Officer,Assistant Plantation Manager,Agricultural Research Scientist,Agriculture Development Officers,Agriculture Technician,Agriculture Officer Agriculturists,Business Development Executive,Marketing Executive
Top recruiters DuPont India.Rallies India Limited.,Advanta Limited.,National Agro Industries.,Rasi Seeds.,ABT Industries.,Phalada Agro Research Foundation Limited, among other
Employment Area Farm Manager,Horticulture/ Landscaping Manager,Researcher,Plant Breeder,Crop Trial Officer,Food Quality Manager,Project Manager

1st Semester

  • Fundamentals of Agronomy
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology
  • Rural sociology,Education psychology& constitution of India
  • Computer scienceandAgri -Informatics
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2nd Semester

  • Farm Machinery And power
  • Water management
  • Fundamentals of Entomology
  • Fundamentals of plant pathology
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3rd Semester

  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics
  • Production technology of vegetable crops
  • Insect Ecology, Principles of Pest management and natural enemies
  • Environmental studies and Disaster Management
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4th Semester

  • Agricultural finance and co-operation
  • Insect pests of field crop and stored grains and their management
  • Crop Breeding
  • Principles of plant disease management
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5th Semester

  • Agricultural statistics
  • Farm Management, production and resource Economics
  • Insect pests of horticultural crops and their management
  • Crop production technology-II
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6th Semester

  • Agricultural Marketing, Trade and pricesr
  • Protected Cultivation and secondary agriculture
  • Farming system, organic farming and precision agriculture
  • Experimental Techniques in Agricultural Research
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  • B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture is considered a professional degree. The graduates from this degree can find jobs in both public and private sectors

  • India is a leading agricultural country. There is so much scope in agricultural sector in India.Almost 60 percent of the Indian workforce is involved in agriculture The importance of agriculture is growing rapidly and thereby is increasing the job prospects in the field of agricultur

B.Sc.(Hons.) is a four years – 8 semesters program, majoring in Agricultural /Horticulture with a provision to choose Specialisation stream either in Agriculture / Horticulture from 3rd semester onwards. However once the specialised stream is chosen, a candidate should continue with the same specialisation.

A candidate gets awarded with B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture or B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture degree if he/she earns 180 credits in 8 semesters and he/she can exercise an option to exit with B.Sc. degree by earning 140 credits as stipulated for the first six semesters of the B.Sc.(Hons.) programs.

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