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B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

B.Sc. Agriculture College in Jaipur

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B.Sc. Agriculture College in Jaipur

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ELIGIBILITY
ADMISSION PROCESS
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4 years (8 semesters) 60% in 10+2 with PCB / PCM / Agriculture Entrance examination or merit at 10+2 or a combination or JET Fee is Rs. 60,000 per semester & Rs. 120,000 per annum

About

B.SC. AGRICULTURE

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or Our B.sc Agriculture College in Jaipur is a 4-year undergraduate degree awarded by Indian Universities for 10+2 students preferably with Science stream. B.Sc. in Agriculture is considered a professional degree by the Government of India. The program is much popular among students and the demand for trained professionals in agriculture is very high. Agriculture is concerned with the cultivation, processing and marketing of crops and livestock. Most of the specializations in agriculture have a strong focus on the innovative use of technologies for higher productivity and optimal use of natural resources, India is one of the leading agricultural countries in the world, the agricultural sector contributes a lot and consists of a major portion of work force.

B.Sc. Agriculture Prospects

Government sectors

  • Agriculture Supervisor
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Research Officer
  • Crop Insurance Officer
  • Administrative Civil Services
  • IFS
  • IAS
  • ASRB
  • State Administrative Services
  • Banking Sector
  • Govt. Cooperative federation:
  • IFFCO
  • KRIBHCO

Private sectors

  • Seed Industries / Companies
  • Fertilizer Industries
  • Pesticides Industries
  • Bio-Technological Industries
  • Bio-Pesticides Industries
  • Guar gum production and export
  • Commercial nurseries / Landscaping
  • Sericulture units
  • Food Processing units
  • Agricultural financial institutions/ Banks
  • Non – Governmental Organizations
  • Irrigation Industries
  • Farm Manager

Program Structure

Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science
  • Introduction to Forestry
  • Comprehension & Communication Skills in English
  • Fundamentals of Agronomy
  • Introductory Biology/Elementary Mathematics
  • Agriculture Heritage
  • Rural Sociology & Educational Psychology
  • Human Values & Ethics (non gradial)
  • NSS/NCC/Physical Education & Yoga Practices/ Swatch Bharat
  • Foundation Course

Semester 2

  • Fundamentals of Genetics
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Crop Physiology
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics
  • Fundamentals of Plant Pathology
  • Fundamentals of Entomology
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education
  • Communication Skills and Personality Development
  • Foundation Course

Semester 3

  • Crop Production Technology – I (Kharif Crops)
  • Fundamentals of Plant Breeding
  • Agricultural Finance and Cooperation
  • Agriculture Informatics
  • Farm Machinery and Power
  • Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices
  • Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
  • Statistical Methods
  • Livestock and Poultry Management

Semester 4

  • Crop Production Technology –II (Rabi Crops)
  • Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping
  • Renewable Energy and Green Technology
  • Problematic Soils and their Management
  • Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops
  • Principles of Seed Technology
  • Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture
  • Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices
  • Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change
  • Elective Course

Semester 5

  • Principles of Integrated Pest and Disease Management
  • Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management
  • Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management
  • Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management –I
  • Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops)
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication
  • Geo-informatics and Nano-technology for Precision Farming
  • Practical Crop Production – I (Kharif crops)
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Elective Course

Semester 6

  • Rain fed Agriculture & Watershed Management
  • Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture
  • Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II
  • Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Management of Beneficial Insects
  • Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops)
  • Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops)
  • Principles of Organic Farming
  • Farm Management, Production & Resource Economics
  • Principles of Food Science and Nutrition
  • Elective Course
  • Consumer Affairs

Semester 7

Rural Agricultural Work Experience and Agro-industrial Attachment (RAWE &AIA)University core:

  • General orientation & On campus training by different faculties
  • Village attachment/ Unit attachment in Univ./ College. KVK/ Res. Stn.
  • Agro-Industrial Attachment
  • Project Report Preparation, Presentation and Evaluation
  • Agro- Industrial Attachment: The students would be attached with the agro-industries for a period of 10 weeks to get an experience of the industrial environment and working.

Semester 8

  • Module I
  • Module-II
  • Production Technology Bio-agents and Bio-fertilizer
  • Seed Production and Technology
  • Mushroom Cultivation Technology
  • Soil, Plant, Water and Seed Testing
  • Poultry Production Technology
  • Hybrid Seed Production Technologies
  • Floriculture and Landscaping
  • Food Processing
  • Commercial Horticulture
  • Agriculture Waste Management
  • Organic Production Technology
  • Commercial Sericulture

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this program based on student choices. This information is collated from the previous year and will not be available if the program is new.

Year 1

Lectures, seminars and similar
40%
Independent studies
60%

Year 2

Lectures, seminars and similar
40%
Independent studies
60%

Year 3

Lectures, seminars and similar
40%
Independent studies
60%

Assessment

Typically how work is assessed for this program based on student choices. This information is collated from the previous year and will not be available if the program is new.

Year 1

Written exams
70%
Coursework
30%

Year 2

Written exams
70%
Coursework
30%

Year 3

Written exams
70%
Coursework
30%

Year 4

Written exams
70%
Coursework
30%
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