B.Sc. IN AGRICULTURE

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE

The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, usually abbreviated as either B.Sc. (Agriculture) or B.S.A. or B.Sc. (Agriculture.) or B.Sc. (Honours) Agriculture is the first undergraduate degree awarded by university faculty of agriculture and agricultural colleges. The program is 4 years of study above Grade 12 High School graduation.

B.Sc. Agriculture course duration is four years, which deals with the entire agriculture and contemporary technical implementation from a wider perspective. 

ELIGIBILITY FOR B.Sc. IN Agriculture

  • 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

  • Course duration – 4 years.

  • Minimum percentage required – 55%.

  • Age limit – maximum age limit is 22 years 

CORE TOPICS/SUBJECTS COVERED IN THIS COURSE (B.Sc. IN Agriculture)

  • Basic Science & Humanities

  • Comprehension and Communication Skills in English

  • Rural Sociology and Constitution of India

  • Educational Psychology

  • Introduction to Computer Applications

  • Plant Biochemistry

  • Agricultural Sciences (Agricultural Economics)

  • Principles of Agricultural Economics

  • Agricultural Finance and Co-operation

  • Production Economics and Farm Management

  • Agricultural Marketing

  • Trade and Prices

  • Fundamentals of Agribusiness Management

  • Agricultural Engineering

  • Principles of Soil and Water Engineering

  • Farm Power and Machinery

  • Protected Cultivation Structures and Agro-Processing

  • Energy Sources and their Application in Agriculture

  • Agricultural Entomology

  • General Entomology

  • Economic Entomology

  • Crop Pests and their Management

  • Sericulture

  • Agricultural Extension Education

  • Dimensions of Agricultural Extension

  • Extension Methodologies for Transfer of Agricultural Technology

  • Entrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills        

  • Agricultural Microbiology

  • Soil Microbiology

  • Agricultural Statistics

  • Fundamentals of Statistics

  • Agronomy

  • Introductory Agriculture

  • Principles of Agronomy and Agricultural Meteorology

  • Field Crops-I (Kharif)

  • Practical Crop Production

  • Weed Management

  • Irrigation Water Management

  • Field Crops II (Rabi)

  • Rain-fed Agriculture and Watershed Management

  • Farming Systems

  • Organic Farming

  • Sustainable Agriculture

  • Experimental Techniques in Agricultural Research

  • Natural Resource Management (NRM)

  • Crop Protection

  • Horticulture

  • Agribusiness Management

  • Social Sciences

  • Integrated Livestock Farming (Animal Science and Veterinary)

  • Bio-inputs

  • Commercial Agriculture

  • Genetics and Biotechnology 

ELIGIBILITY AND PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION

The candidates seeking admission to B.Sc. in Agriculture are required to submit the application form and the admission is granted to them through a merit list prepared by the institute on the basis of their marks in 10+2. 

EMPLOYMENT AREAS FOR B.Sc. IN Agriculture

  • Colleges & Universities

  • Agriculture Sector

  • Agriculture

  • Directorate of Agriculture – Manipur

  • Life Enterprise – Sethpukar 

RECRUITMENT COMPANIES FOR B.Sc. IN Agriculture

  • Ag 1 Source

  • AGRI-SEARCH

  • Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd

  • agriCareers, Inc.®

  • Career Solutions

  • Gpac

  • Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT 

JOB PROFILES FOR B.Sc. IN Agriculture

  • Agriculture officer

  • Assistant Plantation Manager

  • Agricultural Research Scientist

  • Agriculture Development Officers

  • Agriculture Technician

  • Agriculturists

  • Business Development Executive

  • Marketing Executive etc. 

GOVERNMENT JOBS FOR B.Sc. IN Agriculture

A candidate with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture can apply to different jobs through the test conducted by following

Organization in the government sector.

  • Union Public Service Commission

  • Staff Selection Commission

  • Indian Forest Services

  • Public Sector Banks

  • State PCS

  • Indian Defense Services

  • ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization)

  • Indian Railways

  • IBPS

  • Teaching profession in government sector after B.Sc.

To start the career as teacher in schools, you should have a B.Ed. along with basic degree. 

TOP COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES FOR B.Sc. IN Agriculture

  1. TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY (TNAU), COIMBATORE

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 39,156 per year

  • APPROVED BY – ICAR

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1971

  • AFFILIATED TO – State University

 

  1. Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU), HYDERABAD

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 37,350

  • APPROVED BY – ICAR, UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1946

  • AFFILIATED TO – State University

 

  1. Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), LUDHIANA

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 58,378 per year

  • APPROVED BY – ICAR, UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1962

  • AFFILIATED TO – State University

  1. Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology (GBPUA&T), PANTNAGAR

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 years

  • COURSE FEES – 33,081 per year

  • APPROVED BY – AICTE, ICAR, UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1960

  • AFFILIATED TO – State University

 

  1. D.Y. Patil College of Agriculture Business Management, PUNE

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 57,000 per year

  • APPROVED BY – UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 2003

  • AFFILIATED TO – Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV), PUNE

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (JNKVV), JABALPUR

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 17,121 per year

  • APPROVED BY – ICAR, UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1964

  • AFFILIATED TO – State University

  1. Khalsa College, AMRITSAR

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 57,524 per year

  • APPROVED BY – NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1892

  • AFFILIATED TO – Guru Nanak Dev University, (GNDU), Amritsar

 

  1. Indira Gandhi Agricultural University (IGKV), Raipur

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 10,129 per year

  • APPROVED BY – ICAR, UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1987

  • AFFILIATED TO – State University

DISTANCE / CORRESPONDENCE COLLEGES FOR B.Sc. IN Agriculture

  1. Annamalai University Directorate of Distance Education

  • COURSE DURATION – 4 years

  • COURSE FEES – 35,720 per year

  • APPROVED BY – NCTE, DCI, MCI, AICTE, UGC, NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1929

  • AFFILIATED TO – State University

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