B. Sc Agriculture
The objective of the B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture program is to educate future agriculturalist, who has general knowledge and skills in agricultural production, process, and farming based on agricultural, natural, technical and economic sciences in diverse areas of modern agriculture.
- Course structure as per ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) approved syllabus.
- UGC recognised University, Graduate students are eligible for employment anywhere in the country and abroad.
- Agricultural Farm attached with the college campus. Well-equipped Labs with necessary field equipment and research facilities for demonstration and independent project work.
Live projects & demonstrations in the areas of crop production, nursery raising, organic farming, floriculture, Medical plants andvegetable crop production.
Innovative programmes for Agbsc:-
Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE)
In RAWE students are exposed to real life rural settings. Its aim is to develop a sense of awareness among the students about the problems of farmers and rural people to inculcate professional attitude in facing real-life problems. Major components are industrial attachment, field visits, village attachment and plant clinic. In the industrial attachment, students get attached to an industry and gain work experience over there. In village attachment, students get attached to a village where they work under the guidance of farmers. They also help farmers in various operations. Field visits are organized to progressive farms, KrishiVigyanKendras, Horticulture Centres and IPM Laboratory, etc. In the plant clinic, students undergo rigorous training. They diagnose the various problems of soils and plants related to production and give solutions or suggestions to farmers.
Practical Crop Production (PCP)
It is an integral part of the course curriculum for B.Sc. Ag. degree. In this one hectare of land is provided to a group of eight students. They have to cultivate it themselves. They not only earn during PCP by selling their produce but also bear the risks associated with crop production.
The College has well equipped laboratories where students do experiments and get practical knowledge. There laboratories are functioning in different departments.
It has a large number of computers with internet facility. The students can use these computers for their work at any hour of the day.
Students Placement Cell
This cell helps the students by way of counseling and getting them good placement. A large number of students join private organizations every year through campus interviews.
About Approval of ICAR:-
As per law, ICAR is advisory and recommending body not a regulatory authority like AICTE, MCI, VCI etc. Generally, ICAR is an agency to provide financial assistance for carrying out various kinds of researches in agriculture and allied fields.
The importance of Agriculture is growing rapidly, and is thereby increasing job prospects in the field. Graduates can find jobs in both public and private sectors. Agricultural Departments, Extension Services, Research Organisations, Commercial Farming, etc. are some of the sectors where graduates can find job opportunities. The employment landscape looks very promising, with leading companies looking to hire experts in the field. These include:
Some job profiles offered to B.Sc. Agriculture graduates include Agriculture Officer | Assistant Plantation Manager | Agricultural Research Scientist | Agriculture Development Officers | Agriculture Technician | Agriculturists | Business Development Executive | Marketing Executive | Rice Breeder | Seed Technologist | Junior Agriculture Specialist | Junior Associate – Research
In private sector huge no of opportunities are available, some of them we are listing
- Sugar factories,
- Fertilizers and pesticide companies
- Tobaco and cotton industries
- Rural development works
- Seed companies like Himalaya and Nuzivedu etc,,