B.Sc. Agriculture has its prime focus on agriculture and is taught in a manner that provides a comprehensive and practical study of sciences related to agriculture.
INTRODUCTION: B.Sc. Agriculture like other sciences is a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. The curriculum of B.Sc. Agriculture is very deep and far-reaching and comprises teaching from agricultural economics to animal husbandry. The agricultural courses demand practical, hands-on experience. The modern combination of science, engineering, and agriculture allows aspirants to practice the skills of agriculture with a critically scientific view, use the concepts for the all-inclusive production of agriculture, development of modern crop, and perform various alterations which are related to the agrarian economy and its production.
COURSE: The topics and concepts discussed and taught are Agronomy, Agricultural Microbiology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension Education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Soil Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Food Safety and Standards, Animal Husbandry. Apart from supporting courses in Basic Sciences, Humanities, and Agricultural Engineering. The program further renders aspirants knowledge through theoretical and conceptual class work, projects, presentations, and field and lab practicals. Throughout the four-year duration of the course, students are made able to learn the varied aspects of agriculture, thus enriching all kinds of career prospects for.
CRITERIA: The minimum qualification for entry to B.Sc. Agriculture is intermediate in Science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and/or Mathematics) or intermediate in the Agriculture stream (limited states). It also requires an entrance test.
OPPORTUNITY: B.Sc. Agriculture program is a thorough study across the field of agriculture and contributes in the overall growth and development of the country. There are numerous research and advanced scholarships and other opportunities for students related to higher studies in the field of B.Sc. Agriculture such as a Master of Agriculture (M. Sc. Agriculture) and research. The field of agriculture is one of the ever-producing fields as we are an agrarian economy country and the demand of professionals increases every year in big government and private sector.
DURATION: The B.Sc. Agriculture degree in India is typically a 4-year course under a credit-based semester system.
INTERNSHIP: The program also includes a compulsory one-semester Internship (Rural agricultural work experience).