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B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Integrated)

Duration : 6 yrs. (12 Semesters)

This course equips the students with conceptual knowledge about different relevant aspects of Agriculture. The students are trained to understand the ground issues of the agrarian community and skilled to address the issue through policy reforms or by innovating and implementing best practices. Students get full exposure to the impact of new techniques, trending agricultural practices, and efforts needed for agro-development. The vision is to create professionals to work for the up-gradation of agriculture and farmers.

Programme Objective

  • To create professionals who understand agriculture practices and work to implement best practices in this sector
  • To encourage the young generation to develop their abilities as agricultural professionals, innovators or entrepreneurs
  • To contribute to national development by helping the agrarian community upgrade with time and tools.
  • To contribute to the food processing sector which will create further employment for professionally trained graduates
  • To pursue research in the field of agriculture and farm practices

Programme Outcome

  • Inculcating an ability to apply art and science in agricultural applications
  • Gaining a clear understanding of best agricultural practices and helping in their spread all across the nation
  • Gaining the ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools for the betterment of agri-sector
  • Cultivating problem-solving skills to address the farmers’ issues and bottlenecks in food processing/management and marketing
  • Developing adaptive thinking, professional and ethical responsibility
  • Creating awareness on relevant farm issues and bridging the communication gap between policymakers and farmers.

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Curriculum

1st Semester

To give students an idea of basics of Horticulture specifically in relation to fruit plants.

Students will know about Biochemistry, different types of biomolecules and their importance

Students will study about the soil profile and learn practical knowledge how to collect the soil samples and its processing and storage.

Deals with identification of forestry tree species, their importance, utilization and management.

To strengthen the grammatical expression and writing skills of the students.

Deals about basic concepts in agronomy and crop cultivation and factors affecting the cultivation.

To explain living world in terms of scientific principles and appreciating all organisms which behave differently.

To teach students about lines and their equations, circle and equations, differential and integral calculus.

To bring awareness about ancient and traditional agricultural systems and how it is different from other civilization.

To impart knowledge to the students on sociological and psychological aspects of rural people and to acquaint with some important features of rural society.

To create awareness on management of ethics and human values among students.

2nd Semester

Know techniques of manipulation of genetic material for a wide variety of purposes and products via Recombinant DNA Technology.

How to prepare nursery bed, Basics of kitchen gardening&Fertilizer application

To learn about  definition and agents of soil erosion, water erosion: Forms of water erosion.

To be able to make temporary slides of plant and observe the vital processes occurring inside the plants.

To comprehend and analyze the rural economic situation of the country and also confidently answer the questions regarding the subject of agricultural economics.     

To know the different classics of plant pathology, development and research in field of plant pathology and their impact on human civilization.

Know the morphology and systematics of the insects

Develop communicating skills with the farmers

To acquaint students with knowledge of the computer systems with emphasis on their uses and limitation

Eligibility Criteria

Duration: 6 yrs.

The candidates should have passed 10th class from any recognized Board.

Fees

Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Integrated)
70,000 -
-

Note:

  1. The Fee will have to be deposited at the time of Counselling.
  2. University Charges will be extra as per University norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. There will be an annual increase of 7% in tuition fees.
  5. Students Fund for all the students is Rs.2,000/- p.a.
  6. Lifetime Alumni Membership fee is Rs. 4,000/-.
  7. Hostel & Transport Charges will be extra.
  8. Students who wish to leave the Institute mid-stream, will have to deposit the fee for the remaining period of the course as per judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of Islamic Academy of Education and others Vs State of Karnataka & PA lnamdar case.

Merit Scholarships

(Scholarships on the basis of % of Marks in Qualifying Exam)

% Marks Scholarship Criteria (% Tuition Fee Waiver)
90% & above 100%
80 to 89.99% 40%
70 to 79.99% 30%
60 to 69.99% 20%

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Integrated)

This course equips the students with conceptual knowledge about different relevant aspects of Agriculture. The students are trained to understand the ground issues of the agrarian community and skilled to address the issue through policy reforms or by innovating and implementing best practices. Students get full exposure to the impact of new techniques, trending agricultural practices, and efforts needed for agro-development. The vision is to create professionals to work for the up-gradation of agriculture and farmers.

Course Objective

  • To create professionals who understand agriculture practices and work to implement best practices in this sector
  • To encourage the young generation to develop their abilities as agricultural professionals, innovators or entrepreneurs
  • To contribute to national development by helping the agrarian community upgrade with time and tools.
  • To contribute to the food processing sector which will create further employment for professionally trained graduates
  • To pursue research in the field of agriculture and farm practices

Course Outcome

  • Inculcating an ability to apply art and science in agricultural applications
  • Gaining a clear understanding of best agricultural practices and helping in their spread all across the nation
  • Gaining the ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools for the betterment of agri-sector
  • Cultivating problem-solving skills to address the farmers’ issues and bottlenecks in food processing/management and marketing
  • Developing adaptive thinking, professional and ethical responsibility
  • Creating awareness on relevant farm issues and bridging the communication gap between policymakers and farmers.

Project-Based Learning

  • Students get to participate in real-life agricultural projects and activities aimed at the integrated development of the students
  • Regular panel discussions and seminars are held for students to enhance their knowledge and conceptual understanding of agri-practices.
  • Focus on soft skills and sharpening the communication and confidence level of the students
  • Enabling the students to talk and explain agricultural reforms to stakeholders.

Career Opportunities

This course is important not just to train the youth in the ever-expanding food cultivation and food processing industry but also to guide the youth to create economic independence. There is no dearth of jobs after doing an agriculture-specific course. Food processing units, horticulture plants, agro-based units, and even agro-marketing groups offer lucrative opportunities to the youth to grow and develop their career.

Career Prospects

  • Agriculture Research Scientist (Specialist in different Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)
  • Extension Officer
  • Field Officer
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Farm Manager
  • Plantation Manager
  • Research Officer
  • Officer in Quality Assurance in Related Fields
  • Agriculture Loan Officer in Banks
  • Production Manager Operations Manager in Fertilizer Units
  • Business Development Manager
  • Food Processing Units in Government
  • Entrepreneurship in Agriculture
  • Entrepreneurship -Seed Technologies Firm

Eligibility Criteria

Duration: 6 yrs.

The candidates should have passed 10th class from any recognized Board.

Fees

Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Integrated)
70,000 -
-

Note:

  1. The Fee will have to be deposited at the time of Counselling.
  2. University Charges will be extra as per University norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. There will be an annual increase of 7% in tuition fees.
  5. Students Fund for all the students is Rs.2,000/- p.a.
  6. Lifetime Alumni Membership fee is Rs. 4,000/-.
  7. Hostel & Transport Charges will be extra.
  8. Students who wish to leave the Institute mid-stream, will have to deposit the fee for the remaining period of the course as per judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of Islamic Academy of Education and others Vs State of Karnataka & PA lnamdar case.

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