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B.Sc. Agriculture

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Course Name

B. Sc. (Agri.) Bachelor of Science in Agriculture


Duration

Four Year Full-Time Undergradutae Programme


Eligibility

10+2 or its equivalent in any stream, conducted by a recognised board.


Type

Semester Based Program

AFFILIATION

Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University, Tehri, Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Admission Process

As per University Guidelines.

Course Overview

BSc Agriculture, offered by HEC, is a 4-year undergraduate course that primarily focuses on research and practices in agricultural sciences. The course is affiliated with Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University, Tehri (Garhwal).

The curriculum includes theory and practicals over eight semesters and visits and hands-on experience in the laboratories, polyhouses, experimental plots and fields within and outside the college in peri-urban, rural and industrial settings. It includes topics related to agricultural and allied sciences use of modern scientific instruments, machinery and techniques in plant and animal based farming systems, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal and poultry management, basics of biotechnology, etc.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The college organises Industrial visits for our students to make them know the latest trends and techniques being used.
  • HEC invites guest lecturers from various industries.
  • HEC organises different events and competitions which help them to grow and learn.
  • 5-10% of syllabus content is delivered by company executives
  • Cases are discussed in functional subjects
  • MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) & TED lectures are used and discussed in classes
  • Modified-POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) is used for directed, convergent and divergent learning
  • ‘Analytical and critical thinking ability’ are inculcated, while ‘rote learning’ is discouraged
  • Modern teaching-learning structure
  • Contemporary and dynamic syllabus
  • Webinars, Seminars, Workshops, and Conferences
  • Extensive lab-field-based training hours
  • Highly Sophisticated Hotel Management Lab

Fee Structure

ADMISSION KIT (ONE TIME) 5,000 /-
PROSPECTUS & REG FEES (ONE TIME) 1000 /-
EXAM FEE AS PER UNIVERSITY
TUITION FEE (PER YEAR) 60,000 /-

CAREER PROSPECTS

Upon completing graduation, students can either opt for higher studies by pursuing Masters in Agricultural sciences, Master in Sciences (MSc) in fields like biotechnology, Rural banking, International Agribusiness etc. or MBA in Agriculture. They can also avail jobs in the following job profiles:

  • Horticulturist
  • Agronomist
  • Research Scientist
  • Soil Engineer
  • Farm Manager
  • Food Microbiologist
  • Water Conservationist
  • Business Development Manager
  • Plant Geneticist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • EAssistant Plantation Manager
  • Agricultural Reserch Scientist
  • Agricultural Development Officer
  • Agriculture Technician

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES(PEOs)

  • To assist the future generation with ways to improve agricultural productivity and yield along with minimizing the loss of crops
  • To get the students acquainted with various facets of agriculture and its related specializations in the well equipped laboratories as well as in real environment in related industry and farming.
  • To train students to understand and improve agriculture productivity, manage processes & products and pave way for future developments through fundamental and mission oriented applied research with a thrust on evolution of bio-safe and eco-friendly high value agricultural production systems.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (POs)

  • Contribution to build a sustainable society based on advanced agricultural and scientific practices.
  • Development of advanced agricultural and scientific aptitude which is globally beneficial.
  • Inculcation of the ability to use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Recognition of the need for, and have the preparation & ability to engage in independent & lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological & professional changes in agricultural environment.

Course Curriculum