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B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

The course addresses different aspects of agriculture including Forestry and Horticulture as well. The students are given in-depth knowledge of scientific agricultural practices and trending farming techniques. The idea is to upgrade their skills and nurture a professional attitude towards agricultural development. The focus of the course is to create professionals who work on promoting best practices in agriculture for rural and national development.

Course Objective

  • To create agriculture professionals with expertise in yield enhancement and food processing
  • To contribute to agriculture development assuming the role of innovators or entrepreneurs
  • To interact with their peers in other disciplines in their work places / society and contribute to the economic growth of the country
  • To create awareness among agrarian community towards adopting healthy farming practices worthy of adding value to society and economy
  • To create professionals having expert knowledge in Soil science and Agri chemistry so to help the farmers

Course Outcome

  • Inculcating an ability to contribute to betterment of agriculture and rural development
  • Gaining insightful knowledge of the subjects related to cotemporary and market-oriented farming
  • Inculcating a deeper understanding of techniques, skills and modern tools necessary for implementing best agricultural practices
  • Sharpening advocacy skills to create awareness about farmers’ problems and agri-reforms
  • Working closely with research and industry to expand the yield and returns in agriculture

Project Based Learning

  • The course follows an interactive and practical approach that helps the students acquire new skills and competencies
  • Students get to take part in LIVE agro projects and learn life skills of team working, analytical thinking, decision making and impactful communication
  • Enhancing the employability quotient with personality development grooming sessions. Students are trained in advocacy and policy reforms as well
  • Inculcating ethical and motivational behaviour to encourage social responsibility amongst students

Career Opportunities

Agriculture would continue to be the most self-sustaining and economically gratifying sector of an economy. Students equipped with professional degree can choose to work as agro entrepreneurs or innovators or in agri policy reform sector as well. The food processing sector is also brimming with opportunities. You can find lucrative work profiles like Agriculture Development Officers (ADO) and Block Development Officers (BDO).Specializations or research project done in agronomy, soil sciences, horticulture, plant breeding and genetics, entomology, , plant biochemistry, agro economy biotechnology etc adds to the employability quotient of a student.

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
  • Agri-Preneurship
  • Entrepreneurship -Seed Technologies Firm

Eligibility Criteria

Duration: 4 yrs.

The candidates should have passed Senior Secondary (10+2) examination from recognized Board/University with subjects including English as one of the subjects or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics or Agriculture stream with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST categories).

Fees

Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
90,000 -
-

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 fee.
  5. Students Fund for all the students is Rs.2,000/- p.a.
  6. Life time 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.

OUR CONTACT

  • Maharishi Markandeshwar (DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITY) Mullana, Ambala (Haryana)
  • +91-1731-274475, 76, 77, 78 | Toll Free: 1800 2740 240
  • [email protected]

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