B.Sc. Agriculture

About the Course :
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is one of the most popular specialisations of B.Sc. since India has been largely dependent on agriculture for its economy in the past. It is a 4-year programme and offers varied subjects related to different types of agricultural practices and their benefits. Students who seek careers in agriculture practices, agribusiness and agricultural research will find this course very beneficial. The programme comprises various subjects related to different types of farming practices in order to increase productivity and reduce soil erosion and soil pollution. B.Sc. in Agriculture enables the graduates to work in different departments of agriculture ranging from technical aspects to business prospects and from production to sales.

Students graduating with the B.Sc. Physical Science degree should be able to acquire
PO-1: To demonstrate the ability to analyze data and draw appropriate statistical conclusions. To demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
PO-2: Understand the impact of the professional agricultural solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO-3: To demonstrate research based knowledge of the legal and ethical environment impacting agriculture organizations and exhibit an understanding and appreciation of the ethical implications of decisions.
PO-4: To demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the importance of the impact of globalization and diversity in modern agriculture organizations. Understanding of globalization, and NGO working.
PO-5: To demonstrate an ability to engage in critical thinking by analyzing situations and constructing and selecting viable solutions to solve problems. Ability to work effectively with others. To develops analytical ability and team work spirit.
PO-6: To understand and analyze the current events and issues that are occurring in agriculture and how they affect futuristic agriculture.
PO-7: Able to recognize and examine the relationships between inputs and outputs in their agricultural field to make effective and profitable decisions. To understand mechanics of agripreneurship.
PO-8: Understand how all aspects of agriculture combine and are used by scientists, marketers, producers and understand how employer characteristics and decision-making at various levels enhance the success of an agricultural enterprise. To understand components of agri business and economics of market.
PO-9: Able to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills as they apply to a variety of animal and or plant production systems .To understand problem solving skills in crop production and animal husbandry.
PO-10: Knowledge of Weather codes and Symbols, Reading and Recording of weather and climatic data. To get trained for climatologically records, soil data and soil nutrition.
PO-11:To develop critical and self-critical opinion and approach aiming at solving the most important practical problems in the field of plant protection by applying gained competencies and in accordance with high standards of academic integrity (ethics and moral) both in the profession and in society as a whole. To develop competence to work in Government, public and private sectors.
PO-12: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in horticulture section: The breadth and depth of the profession of horticulture. Basic horticulture biology: taxonomy, anatomy, morphology, and physiology. The characteristics of the environment and their influence on plant growth and development. Current applications of horticultural principles and practices: propagation, pest management, production, maintenance, and business practices. Comprehensive knowledge of horticultural production.
PO-13: This programme will also help students to enhance their employability for jobs in different sectors.

Admission Procedure

The Admission Process for B.Sc. Agriculture admissions involves various procedures :

Direct Admissions: B.Sc. Agriculture direct admissions are based on the minimum qualification of the student. Usually, fulfilled based on marks scored by a candidate in 10+2.
Entrance Exams: Aspirants may be required to qualify for a BCom entrance test.