Course Duration: 4 years Eligibility 10+2 (Science stream)
Agriculture is the method and science of farming & cultivation of plants, animals, fungi, medicinal plants and other products which are used to enhance human life.
The study of agriculture is defined as “Agricultural Science”.
Agriculture science manages eco systems for providing food and fiber, welfare of animals, management of environment & natural resources, forestry, horticulture, floriculture and design of landscape. The academic program duration is of 4 years and consists of various topics such as agriculture science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, survey of land, soil science & study, water resource management, agronomy, biotechnology and agriculture science, agro meteorology and climatology and many more. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects are also conducted. Further Education and Employment Opportunities There are a lot of Government as well as Private Job opportunities for agriculture graduates. State Agriculture Departments and a number of banks recruit graduates to fill up the various posts of officer level. Jobs as managers at plantations, officers at fertilizer manufacturing companies, industries dealing with agriculture machinery, firms that market agricultural products, food processing units etc. are also available as options for B.Sc. Agriculture graduates. The students can go for Master’sProgramme i.e. M.Sc course after completing B.Sc Agriculture and master degree holders can further pursue Ph.D. in the same field.